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Madhavi Mehta

Primary Areagroup(s):

OB-HR

Designation:

Professor

Secondary Areagroup(s):

Strategic Management

Current Areas of Interest:

Developing People andLeadership, Women in Leadership, Management of Change, Organization Design and Effectiveness

madhavi@irma.ac.in

(O) 221617

Academics

  • 1996-2001: Fellow Programme in HRD jointly offered by XLRI, Jamshedpur and Academy of HRD, Hyderabad (Thesis title "Professional Values, value conflicts and coping mechanism of HRD Professionals in India")
  • 1994-1996: Diploma in HRD (Academy of HRD, Ahmedabad)
  • 1992-1994: Master of Social Work (FSW, M S University, Vadodara)
  • 1989-1992: Bachelor of Social Work (NirmalaNiketan, Bombay University, Mumbai).
  • Member: Board Nomination Committee of Maahi Milk Producers' Company Ltd. and Paayas Milk Producers' Company Ltd. (Since 2015)

  • Member: Technical Advisory Group formed by NIRD & PR for Research on "State-Specific Assessment of Human Resource Needs of Gram Panchayats" (2016 - 2018)

  • Member: Advisory Committee for a course on "Development Management for Tribal Youth" being offered by a Multi-State Non-Profit (2016-2018)

  • Life Member, National HRD Network
  • Member, IRMA Board of Governors (2015-2017)

  • Expert Director on the Board of Maahi Milk Producers' Company Ltd. Since December 2015.

  • Member of the Award and Advisory Committee for reorienting "Community Resource and Alliance" Scheme of the NCSTC, Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • Reviewer for Oxford University Press
  • Member, Editorial advisory Board of "International Journal of Strategic Human Resource Management"

Courses

  • Organizational Structure and Design
  • Values and Ethics in Management
  • Management of Change
  • Understanding Organisations
  • Individual and Group Behaviour
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management of Change: Strategies for Effectiveness
  • Management of Change: Strategies for Individual, Group and Organization Effectiveness
  • Organisation Behaviour
  • Strategic Management

Journal(Article)

  • Mourya M., Mehta M. (2021), "Farmer Producer Company: India`s Magic Bullet to Realise Select SDGs?",International Journal of Rural Management.
  • Sarma S K and Mehta M (2014) "The Best Model for Micro-Lending: Self-Help Group or Joint Liability Group?", Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 33 No. (3) pp. 247-260
  • Mehta, M (2012), "Situational Leadership and Personal Effectiveness; Managers in Indian Development Organizations", Abhigyan, 30(1), April-June, pp. 23-34,.

Article in reputed national newspaper and EPW

  • Sushanta Kumar Sarma and Madhavi Mehta (2020), Leading through the Covid-19 Crisis: A Dairy Producer company`s response to the pandemic (co-authored), Financial Express, July 6, 2020

Chapters in Edited Books

  • Madhavi, H. Mehta,`Women Leaders in Indian Agriculture: Indian Perspective`, in Rajashi Ghosh & Gary McLean (2018) (Eds.)in "Indian Women in Leadership" pp 235-255, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Rajesh Kumar and Madhavi Mehta (2013), "Indian Leadership Concept and Context" (co-authored), in `Culture and Gender in Leadership`, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN-13: 978-1137311566, ISBN-10: 1131137311566; pp. 182-199.

Published/Registered Case with teaching note by International National Publisher

  • Susanta Kumar Sarma and Madhavi Mehta (2013) ABC Development Organization, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies - http://www.emeraldinsight.com/case_studies.htm?issn=2045-0621&articleid=17100860

Conference

National
  • Madhavi Mehta Presented paper on Distinct Yet Twosome: Curious Case of Dual Leadership in Collectives for the Seventh International HR Conference at K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research; January 30-31, 2020.
  • Madhavi Mehta Presented paper (With Govind Verma & V. R. Krishnan) on Leadership as Ethical Stewardship in Nonprofit Organization: Development of a Scale for the Seventh International HR Conference at K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research; January 30-31, 2020.
  • Madhavi Mehta Presented paper (with M. Mourya) on Organization Effectiveness of Farmer Producer Companies: Towards a Conceptual Framework for the Sixth Biennial Conference of the Indian Academy of Management (INDAM) 2020) at the Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli; January 2-3, 2020.
  • Madhavi Mehta presented a paper on Organizational Reform in Gujarat`s Electricity Utility: Lessons for Revitalizing a Bureaucratic Service Delivery Agency" at IWMI-Tata Annual Partners` Meet; November 28-30, 2012.

Working Papers

  • WP#282
    Women Leaders in Agriculture: Lessons from Case Studies
    Author(s): Madhavi H. Mehta
    Nov-2016
  • WP#239
    The Best Model for Micro-lending: Self Help Group or Joint Liability Group?
    Author(s): Sushanta Kumar Sarma, Madhavi H. Mehta
    Mar-2013
  • WP#225
    Situational Leadership and Personal Effectiveness: Profile of Managerial Functionaries in Developmen
    Author(s): Madhavi H. Mehta
    Apr-2011
  • WP#196
    Talent Management: An Indian Perspective
    Author(s): Madhavi H. Mehta, Satinder Gill
    Aug-2006
  • WP#180
    Value Orientations of HRD Professionals in India
    Author(s): Madhavi H. Mehta
    Jan-2004
  • WP#171
    Ethical Leadership for Organisational Excellence
    Author(s): Madhavi H. Mehta, Satinder Gill
    Oct-2002
  • WP#151
    Revitalising the Public Bureaucracy: Training as A Major Intervention Strategy in the Vadodara Model District Project
    Author(s): K Prathap Reddy, Madhavi H. Mehta
    Nov-2000

Workshop Reports

  • WR#29
    Co-operative to Co-operative Learning Series
    Author(s): Prof. Michael Cook, Mr. Greg Grothe, Madhavi H. Mehta, Harekrishna Misra, K. V. Raju
    Sep-2014
  • WR#18
    One-Day Sensitisation Workshop on Vadodara Model District Project: Training for Improving the Quality of Public Services [July 15, 1999]
    Author(s): K Prathap Reddy, Madhavi H. Mehta
    Oct-2000

MDP-Coordinated

  • Enhancing Accountability and Ownership through Behavioural Changes for Amul Dairy, (May 20 - 20, 2022)
  • Enhancing Accountability and Ownership through Behavioural Changes for Amul Dairy, (May 19 - 19, 2022)
  • Developing Leadership Competence for the Cluster Managers of IDFC First Bank, (April 18 - 22, 2022)
  • Leadership for Organizational Excellence for National Fertilizers Limited, (March 21 - 25, 2022)
  • Enhancing Accountability and Ownership through Behavioural Changes for Kaira District Co-operative Milk Producers& Union Limited, (March 12 - 12, 2022)
  • Enhancing Accountability and Ownership through Behavioural Changes for Kaira District Co-operative Milk Producers& Union Limited, (March 11 - 11, 2022)
  • Certificate Course on Effective Leadership through Delegation and Coaching, (August 27 - September 25, 2021)
  • Staying Motivated and Motivating Others for Kaira District Co-operative Milk Producers& Union Limited, (August 26 - 26, 2021)
  • Leadership and Communication, (February 15 - 19, 2021)
  • Developing Leadership for NDDB Officers, (February 5 - 7, 2020)
  • Strategic Leadership and Change Management for National Dairy Development Board, (August 19 - 23, 2019)
  • Discovering and Developing the Authentic Leader in You, (March 18 - 20, 2019)
  • Change Management Skills, (March 11 - 13, 2019)
  • Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness, (February 18 - 21, 2019)
  • Management Development Programme for Mid-Level Officers of Kudumbashree, (January 28 - February 1, 2019)
  • Developing Leadership for NDDB, (October 29 - 31, 2018)
  • Creating a High Performance Culture in Your Organization, (August 8 - 10, 2018)
  • Developing People: HRD for Non-HR Managers, (July 16 - 19, 2018)
  • Management Development Programme for Mid-Level Officers of Kudumbashree, (July 2 - 6, 2018)
  • Management Development Programme for Mid-Level Officers of Kudumbashree, (May 1 - 5, 2018)
  • Developing People: HRD for Non-HR Managers, (March 19 - 21, 2018)
  • Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness, (February 19 - 22, 2018)
  • Change Management, (February 12 - 14, 2018)
  • International Programme on Dairy Development through Cooperative Business Model, (December 5 - 8, 2017)
  • Leadership for Organizational Excellence for National Fertilizers Limited, (November 20 - 24, 2017)
  • "Managerial Effectiveness" for the Officers of ISRO, Ahmedabad, (October 17 - 18, 2015)
  • Developing Leadership Skills, (March 23 - 26, 2015)
  • Developing Leadership Skills, (March 25 - 28, 2014)
  • IRMA Module of the ICA-Japan Training Course on Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives 2013(II), (February 17 - March 14, 2014)
  • IRMA Module of the ICA-Japan Training Course on Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives 2013(I), (October 21 - November 16, 2013)
  • Performance Management System, (September 17 - 20, 2013)
  • Developing Leadership Skills for REST, Ethiopia, (August 2 - 6, 2013)
  • Developing Leadership Skills for REST, Ethiopia, (July 15 - 18, 2013)
  • Developing Leadership Skills, (March 11 - 14, 2013)
  • IRMA Module of the ICA Japan Training Course on Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives-2012(II), (February 20 - March 16, 2013)
  • IRMA Module of the ICA Japan Training Course on Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives-2012(I), (September 11 - October 6, 2012)
  • Enhancing Interpersonal and Managerial Skills for the Officers of Government of Rajasthan, (March 19 - 23, 2012)
  • Developing Leadership Skills, (March 13 - 16, 2012)
  • Enhancing Interpersonal and Managerial Skills for the Officers of Government of Rajasthan, (February 27 - March 2, 2012)
  • Performance Management System, (September 19 - 22, 2011)
  • Workshop for Sewa Bank Functionaries, (June 20 - 20, 2011)
  • Enhancing Managerial Effectiveness for SEWA Bank Managerial Cadre, (December 13 - 18, 2010)
  • Managerial Effectiveness, (September 20 - 24, 2010)
  • Human Resource Development, (July 20 - 23, 2010)
  • Advanced Development Management Programme for AKRSP, (October 6 - 10, 2009)
  • Managerial Effectiveness, (September 22 - 25, 2009)
  • Human Resource Development, (July 21 - 24, 2009)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP 2008), (November 17 - December 12, 2008)
  • New Age HR: Developmental Perspective, (September 8 - 12, 2008)
  • Managerial Effectiveness, (July 28 - 31, 2008)
  • Sixteenth Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP 2007), (November 19 - December 14, 2007)
  • Managerial Effectiveness for KMF Officers, (June 25 - 29, 2007)
  • Managerial Effectiveness for KMF Officers, (March 26 - 30, 2007)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (November 20 - December 15, 2006)
  • Workshop on Attracting, Retaining and Developing Human Resources: Challenges and Practices of MFIs in India, (November 13 - 14, 2006)
  • Performance Management: Building Performance Culture in Organisations, (September 27 - 30, 2004)
  • Leadership for NGO Functionaries in Ethiopia, (September 20 - October 1, 2004)
  • HR Skills Development Programme for IRMA Employees, (March 5 - 6, 2004)
  • Leveraging Human Potential Through Human Recource Development, (September 22 - 26, 2003)
  • HR Skills Development Programme for IRMA Employees, (August 8 - 9, 2003)
  • HP Skills Development Programme for IRMA Employees, (April 25 - 26, 2003)
  • Human Resource Mangement for Leaders, (September 16 - 20, 2002)
  • Leveraging Human Potential:Human Resource Development for NGOs, (September 9 - 11, 2002)
  • Human Resource Management for Leaders, (July 29 - August 2, 2002)
  • HR Skills Development Programme for the Officials of District Development Office-Surat, (June 20 - 25, 2002)

MDP-Instructed

  • Engaging for Successful Performance for the Staff of Finance and Accounting Function at GCMMF and its Member Unions, (March 15 - 16, 2022)
  • Agri-Cooperative Business Management, Leadership and Planning with a Focus on Women and, (February 2 - 21, 2022)
  • Team Building for Managers, (January 17 - 20, 2022)
  • Training for Area Managers of Tata Trusts (Campus Connect-1), (December 1 - 12, 2021)
  • Engaging for Successful Performance for the Staff of Finance and Accounting Function at GCMMF and its Member Unions, (November 16 - 17, 2021)
  • Collective Immersion Programme for ALC India, (November 9 - 13, 2021)
  • Managing Co-operatives for Effectiveness for The Andhra Pradesh State Co-operative Bank Limited, (September 27 - 30, 2021)
  • Agri-Cooperative Business Management, Leadership and Planning with a Focus on Women and Youth, (February 11 - March 2, 2021)
  • Entrepreneurial Development with a Focus on Public Procurement for SC/ST Entrepreneurs, (January 20 - 25, 2020)
  • Human Capital Management in Development Organizations, (January 9 - 10, 2020)
  • Applying Project Management Skills to Enhance Impact of Projects, (December 18 - 20, 2019)
  • Building a People Centric Organization, (December 16 - 17, 2019)
  • Effective Talent Management for High Performance, (November 6 - 8, 2019)
  • What Every Teacher Should Know for Bringing out the Best from their Students, (November 6 - 8, 2019)
  • Rubaru Anand - A Leaning Journey on Collectives and Social Enterprises for Medha, (November 4 - 6, 2019)
  • Result-Based Approach to Rural Development Management for Society for Action in Community Health, (October 10 - 13, 2019)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (September 2 - 21, 2019)
  • Enhancing Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness, (August 21 - 23, 2019)
  • Training of Trainers to Enhance their Effectivity in Training Others, (August 5 - 7, 2019)
  • Immersion Programme on Managing Collectives for Access Livelihoods Consulting India Ltd., (July 29 - August 2, 2019)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (July 22 - August 10, 2019)
  • Team Building, (June 12 - 14, 2019)
  • Faculty Development Programme on Contemporary Management of Public Systems, (May 30 - June 3, 2019)
  • Stress Management, (May 27 - 29, 2019)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society, (May 27 - June 2, 2019)
  • Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, and Interpersonal Communication, (February 27 - March 1, 2019)
  • Management of Rural Development Projects for Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society, (January 16 - 22, 2019)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-4), (December 3 - 13, 2018)
  • Immersion Programme on Managing Collectives for Access Livelihoods Consulting India Ltd., (November 29 - December 3, 2018)
  • Conflict Management in Organizations, (October 29 - 31, 2018)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (October 8 - 27, 2018)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-3), (October 5 - 13, 2018)
  • Training of Trainers to Enhance their Effectivity in Training Others, (September 25 - 28, 2018)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Mine Supervisors for Gujarat CSR Authority, (September 24 - 26, 2018)
  • Leveraging Emotional Intelligence for Success, (August 22 - 24, 2018)
  • Driving Value through Creativity and Innovation, (August 3 - 4, 2018)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (July 16 - August 4, 2018)
  • Implementing Livelihood Interventions for NHPC Limited, (July 10 - 14, 2018)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-2), (July 9 - 14, 2018)
  • Conflict Management in Organizations, (June 20 - 22, 2018)
  • Faculty Development Programme on Rural Management for National Council of Rural Institutes, (May 6 - 12, 2018)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-1), (April 16 - 21, 2018)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for NCDFI, (March 22 - 24, 2018)
  • Immersion Programme on Managing Collectives, (March 20 - 29, 2018)
  • General Management and Leadership Programme (GMP), (February 26 - March 10, 2018)
  • Developing Leadership for the Senior Officers of NDDB, (January 15 - 17, 2018)
  • Developing High Performing Teams, (December 19 - 22, 2017)
  • Leadership Development, (October 10 - 13, 2017)
  • Responsible Leadership for Performance, (September 19 - 21, 2017)
  • Training of Trainers to Enhance their Effectivity in Training Others, (August 1 - 4, 2017)
  • Team Dynamics for VFPCK, (July 24 - 26, 2017)
  • MDP for the Executives of Fullerton India- Term 2 (On campus), (March 7 - 12, 2016)
  • MDP for the Executives of Fullerton India- Term 1 (On campus), (November 30 - December 5, 2015)
  • Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution for CSR Management for Aditya Birla Group, (November 16 - 20, 2015)
  • Team Building, (October 6 - 9, 2015)
  • International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (October 5 - 23, 2015)
  • FDP on Action Research for Livelihood Promotion for ILRT, (August 4 - 6, 2015)
  • Team Building, (June 9 - 12, 2015)
  • Project Management, (February 24 - 27, 2015)
  • General Management Programme (GMP), (January 19 - February 7, 2015)
  • Team Building, (October 7 - 10, 2014)
  • Team Building, (September 16 - 19, 2014)
  • Developing Training Modules for Employees and Training of Trainers, (August 26 - 29, 2014)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Transformation, (March 18 - 22, 2014)
  • General Management Programme, (January 6 - 25, 2014)
  • Entrepreneurship Promotion and Development, (December 17 - 20, 2013)
  • Communication for Effective Management, (December 16 - 18, 2013)
  • Team Building, (December 9 - 12, 2013)
  • Governance and Management of Producer Organizations, (October 21 - 26, 2013)
  • Social Mobilization and Sustainable Development, (September 9 - 14, 2013)
  • Developing Training Modules for Employees and Training of Trainers, (September 3 - 6, 2013)
  • Integrated Watershed Management and Collective Enterprises, (August 19 - 23, 2013)
  • Project Management for REST, Ethiopia, (July 29 - August 1, 2013)
  • Project Management for REST, Ethiopia, (July 19 - 23, 2013)
  • Value Chain Management Approach for Agribusiness, (June 24 - 28, 2013)
  • &Social and Managerial Skills& for Newly Recruited Engineers, (June 15 - 19, 2013)
  • Project Management, (March 19 - 22, 2013)
  • General Management Programme, (February 25 - March 16, 2013)
  • Governance and Service Delivery Issues in Rural Domestic Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (February 11 - 16, 2013)
  • Sustainable Livelihoods and Integrated Watershed Management, (February 8 - 15, 2013)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Decentralized Rural Domestic Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (January 7 - 12, 2013)
  • Team Building, (January 2 - 5, 2013)
  • Governance and Service Delivery Issues in Rural Domestic Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (December 3 - 8, 2012)
  • 21st International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies, (November 19 - December 14, 2012)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Decentralized Rural Domestic Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (November 5 - 10, 2012)
  • &Integrating CSR with Rural Management& for NTPC Executives, (October 29 - November 1, 2012)
  • Team Building, (October 29 - November 1, 2012)
  • Governance and Management of Producer Organizations, (October 8 - 13, 2012)
  • Communication for Effective Management, (October 4 - 6, 2012)
  • Effective Leadership, Organizational Communication and Conflict Resolution, (August 28 - 31, 2012)
  • Integrated Watershed Management and Collective Enterprises, (August 27 - 31, 2012)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Transformation, (March 26 - 30, 2012)
  • Team Building, (February 27 - March 1, 2012)
  • IRMA Module of the 2nd ICA-Japan Training Course on &Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives 2011&, (February 20 - March 16, 2012)
  • Governance of Decentralized Drinking Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (December 19 - 24, 2011)
  • Effective Leadership, Organizational Communication, and Conflict Resolution, (November 28 - December 1, 2011)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Drinking Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (November 28 - December 3, 2011)
  • 20th International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (November 14 - December 9, 2011)
  • Improving Managerial Skills of Drinking Water and Environmental Sanitation Functionaries, (October 10 - 15, 2011)
  • Team Building, (October 10 - 13, 2011)
  • IRMA Module of the 1st ICA-Japan Training Course on &Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives-2011(I)&, (September 26 - October 21, 2011)
  • Governance and Management of Producer Organizations, (September 19 - 24, 2011)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Drinking Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (September 19 - 24, 2011)
  • Improving Managerial Skills of Drinking Water and Environmental Sanitation Functionaries, (August 8 - 13, 2011)
  • Improving Managerial Skills of Drinking Water and Environmental Sanitation Functionaries, (July 25 - 30, 2011)
  • General Management Programme for NDDB Officers, (June 13 - July 2, 2011)
  • Strategic Management: Essential Concepts for Managers, (March 28 - 31, 2011)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for the Officers of NDDB, (February 21 - 25, 2011)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for the Officers of Rural Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, (January 3 - 8, 2011)
  • Gearing for Competitive Challenges - Making Organisations More Efficient, (December 14 - 17, 2010)
  • Nineteenth International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP 2010), (November 15 - December 10, 2010)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for the Officers of Rural Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, (October 10 - 15, 2010)
  • Team Building, (October 5 - 8, 2010)
  • Gearing for Competitive Challenges - Making Organisations More Efficient, (March 2 - 5, 2010)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (November 16 - December 11, 2009)
  • Effective Leadership, Organisational Communication and Conflict Resolution, (August 10 - 13, 2009)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for Faculty Members of Shri Krishna Hospital, Karamsad (Module-2), (April 6 - 8, 2009)
  • Team Building, (March 24 - 27, 2009)
  • Marketing Research - Insights and Applications, (April 21 - 25, 2008)

Research and Consulting

Completed
  • Implementation of 360 Degree Feedback System (Member)
  • Organisation Climate Survey of Vasudhara Dairy (Member)
  • Assessment-cum-Evaluation of Mahiti Shakti Project in the Panchmahals District in Gujarat (Member)
  • Designing a Productivity Linked Incentive System in Valsad District Co-operative Milk Producers? Union Ltd. (Member)
  • Impact Assessment Study of Rural Development Programmes in Sabarkantha and Surendranagar Districts of Gujarat (Member)
  • Performance Appraisal System -MDCMPUL (Member)
  • VKCoE-Leadership in Cooperatives: Behavioural Competencies Model (Coordinator)
  • Study of "Human Resource (HR) needs of the End Implementing Agencies involved in implementation of NDP I (NDSP)?. (Member)
  • Time & Work Study of PR Functionaries in India (Gujarat & Maharashtra) (Coordinator)
  • Time & Work Study of Gram Panchayats-A pilot study (Coordinator)
  • Designing & Strategizing Implementation SL in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur Districts of Assam (Member)
  • Bagayatdar Study (Member)
  • Conducting selection of candidates for D-SAG (Member)
  • Team Build Intervention for Management Committee (Coordinator)
  • Recruitment and Selection for positions approved under MGNREGS - Gov. of Gujarat (Coordinator)
  • LoL-IRMA - Cooperative Development (Member)
  • Development of Vision 2022 for GSIDBS (Coordinator)
  • Prep. of HR,CB,PA&I manual & Tran Modules for GLPC (Coordinator)
  • IRMA ? FES Case Competition (Member)
  • Assessment of Managerial Effectiveness of select Sewa Bank Functionaries (Member)
  • Review and Redesign of performance management system for Foundation for Ecological Security (Member)
  • RTP Evaluation ? UNDP (Member)
  • Employee Satisfaction Survey(CAM) (Member)
  • Compensation Restructuring & PLIS Review (Member)
  • AKRSP-Compensation Restructuring (Member)
  • Measuring & Managing PDPHR for AKRSP (I) (Member)
  • Potential Mapping - AKRSP (I) (Member)
  • Vasudhara Dairy - MOU - PLIS - I (Member)
  • AKRSP(I)-R & I 360 Feedback System (Member)
  • Performance Appraisal System - VALSAD (Member)
  • Designing a Performance Linked Incentive System for Valsad District Co-operative Milk Producers? Union Ltd., Phase-I (Member)
  • Vadodara Model District Project ? Phase II (Member)
  • A Study on Human Resource Audit and Benchmarking for Vadodara District Administration (Member)
  • A Study of Impact of HR Skills Training Programmes Conducted for the Vadodara Model District Project (Member)
On going
  • Preparation of HR Manual for CSPC (Coordinator)
  • Review of Training Programmes & Fund Management Patterns of Select SIRDs and ETCs (Coordinator)

Faculty Recognition

  • Track Chair at the 7th International HR Conference on "Leadership in Changing Times" held at K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai; January 30-31, 2020 [2020]
  • Member, Board Performance Evaluation Committee, Maahi Milk Producers Company Ltd, Rajkot [2019]
  • Member, Board nomination committee, Paayas Milk Producers Company Ltd, Jaipur [2019]
  • Member, Board nomination committee, Maahi Milk Producers Company Ltd, Rajkot [2019]
  • Expert Director on the Board of Maahi Milk Producers Company Ltd, Rajkot [2019]
  • Appointed on the Internal Complaints Committee of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) from January 2017 for a period of three years [2019]
  • External member, Internal Complaints Committee, Foundation for Ecological Security, Anand [2018]
  • Member, Board Performance Evaluation Committee, Maahi Milk Producers Company Ltd, Rajkot [2018]
  • Member, Board nomination committee, Paayas Milk Producers Company Ltd, Jaipur [2018]
  • Member, Board nomination committee, Maahi Milk Producers Company Ltd, Rajkot [2018]
  • Expert Director on the Board of Maahi Milk Producers Company Ltd, Rajkot [2018]
  • Appointed on the Internal Complaints Committee of Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) from November 2016 for a period of three years [2018]
  • Represented IRMA at the Asia-Pacific Co-operative Development Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka; February 26-March 1, 2018. [2018]
  • External Member, Internal Complaints Committee of Foundation for Ecological Security [2017]
  • External Member, Internal Complaints Committee of National Dairy Development Board [2017]
  • Expert Member on Board Nomination Committee of Paayas Milk Producers` Co. Ltd [2017]
  • Evaluated thesis as external examiner for a Ph. D Candidates of M S University [2017]
  • Expert Member on Board Nomination Committee of Maahi Milk Producers` Co. Ltd [2017]
  • Member, Selection panel for the position of Area Manager, MP for AKRSP(I) [2017]
  • Expert Director on the Board of Maahi Milk Producers` Co. Ltd. [2017]
  • Member, Technical Advisory Group for research on HR Needs of Gram Panchayats- NIRD&PR [2017]
  • Attended Case Method Teaching Seminar by HBS & IIMA at IIMA; December 1-2, 2017 [2017]
  • Abstract accepted to International Conference on Rural Management held at XUB- XSRM, Bhubaneswar; November 23-24, 2017 [2017]
  • Appointed Article Editor by Sage Open in February 2017 [2017]
  • Appointed ad hoc Reviewer for International Journal of Public Leadership, An Emerald Journal, in January 2017 [2017]
  • Member - Advisory Committee for the Certificate Course on Development Management - Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) [2016]
  • Appointed on the board nomination committee of Paayas Milk Producers` Co. Ltd. For the year 2016 [2016]
  • Appointed on the board nomination committee of Maahi Milk Producers` Co. Ltd. For the year 2016 [2016]
  • Member Technical Advisory Group for an MoPR& of NIRD - PR research study on State Specific Assessment of HR Needs of Gram Panchayats [2016]
  • Appointed Expert Director on the Governing Board of Maahi Milk Producers Ltd, with effect from January 2015. [2015]
  • Selection Panel Member for the position of Area Manager AKRSP (I). [2014]
  • Article Editor for Sage Open. [2014]
  • Invited by Sameti, - Kerala to facilitate a training session on Leadership; November 27, 2014. [2014]
  • External examiner for doctoral thesis of a candidate at IBS Hyderabad; September 8, 2014. [2014]
  • Attended one-day workshop at MICA on Liberating Structures by Prof. Arvind Singhal, University of Texas; February 6, 2014 [2014]
  • Reviewer for the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) Conference for the track: Management of Social Issues; December, 2013. [2013]
  • Attended the second National Symposium on Rural Management at IRMA; December 13-14, 2013 [2013]
  • Attended a two-day workshop at MICA on Innovative Interventions for Change by Dr. Arvind Singhal, University of Texas; August 24-25, 2013 [2013]
  • Member of the Award and Advisory Committee for re-orienting "Community Resource and Alliance" scheme of NCSTC, Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India [2012]
  • Member of the Award and Advisory Committee for reorienting "Community Resource and Alliance" scheme of the NCSTC Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technologu, Government of India, for a term of three years starting August 2012. [2012]