Rajen K Gupta

Professor, Organizational Behavior

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Prof. Rajen Gupta has a first degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and is a Fellow of IIM Ahmedabad. He has worked in the State Bank of India and Jyoti Ltd before moving to IIM Lucknow as a faculty member. His main passion is to create and apply ideas which are suited to Indian culture and context. He would like to see Indian organizations achieve world class effectiveness¸ and see MNCs to adapt well to the Indian context. He would also like to collaborate in experimenting with new ideas to create new and better organizations.

1973-76: Covenanted officer in State Bank of India 
1976-82: Doctoral scholar at IIM Ahmedabad 
1982-1987: Corporate HRD manager at Jyoti Ltd.¸Vadodara 
1987-1997: Faculty member at IIM Lucknow 
1997-till date: Faculty member at MDI Gurgaon 

Main domains of consulting are HRD and Organization Design and Development. 
Organizations consulted with (significant assignments only) 
Indo-Gulf Fertiliser¸ Power Trading Corporation (PTC)¸ Tourism Finance Corporation of India (TFCI)¸ and Blue Bells Model School¸NEEPCO. 

Awards & Honors: 
Dissertation proposal award at IIM Ahmedabad 
Institute merit scholarship at IIT Kanpur 
National merit scholarship on High School Examination Performance 
Member of the international editorial board of the International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management (Sage¸London) 
Member of the international editorial board of the Journal of Research 
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Founding member of the National HRD Network 
Professional member of ISABS