Screen Reader Access | Skip to Main Content
- A +


Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Area



  • Post-Doctoral Fulbright Fellow (Harvard University)
  • Ph.D., Management (University of Pune)
  • Pre-Doctoral Fulbright Fellow (University of St. Thomas, Minnesota & MIT)
  • ACC Research Fellow (Management Centre for Human Values, IIM Calcutta)
  • Master of Arts (JNU Delhi)
  • B.A.(Honours) (University of Burdwan)

Academic Positions

Director & Distinguished Professor on Leadership & Organisational Behaviour, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode for a second term (June 2018 onwards).

Mentor-Director, IIM Amritsar (June 2018 onwards).

Director, IIM Kozhikode (April 2009- September 2014), fifth IIM of India established in1996.

Dean, Singapore International Campus (2007-2009), S.P. Jain School of Global Management with campuses in Sydney, Mumbai, Singapore and Dubai.

Promoted to HAG (Higher Academic Grade), Senior Professor at IIM, Lucknow w.e.f. 2016.

Professor and Dean International Relations, IIM Lucknow (May 2003-2016).

Associate Professor, IIM Lucknow (1999-2003)

Assistant Professor, IIM Lucknow (1996-1999)

ACC Research Fellow and Co-Convener, Management Centre for Human Values, IIM Kolkata (1993-96)

Served as the Independent Director in Goa Shipyard Ltd., Henkel India, Aegies India (2010-2014)

Head, Centre for Leadership and Human Values, IIM, Lucknow (2002-2007)

Chairman, Placement, IIM Lucknow (1998-2000)

Convener and Director-in-charge, Yale University-India Program on Higher Education for VCs (2012)

Significant Publications

'Krishna The Seventh Sense', 2022, Rupa Publications, Book

Chatterjee, D. (2021), 'Karma Sutras', SAGE Publications , Book (Solo Author)

Chatterjee, D. (2021), 'Impactful Communication, Strategy Hurdle, Accounting Simplified Being An Impact Champion Mastering Behaviour Karma Sutras' (Series Editor of 6 Books), SAGE Publications

Chatterjee, D. (2016), 'Invincible Arjuna', Westland Ltd., Book

Chatterjee, D., Pati, S.P., Rajeev, P.N. & Dhal, M. (Eds.). (2014). 'Let’s Learn.', Bloomsbury, Book (Edited)

Chatterjee, D., Dhal, M. & Pati, S.P. (Eds.). 'High-tech People, High-Touch HR: Are We Missing the Humane Touch?', Bloomsbury, Book (Edited)

Chatterjee, D. (Founding Editor & Editor-in-Chief) IIM Kozhikode Society and Management Review, SAGE Publications, Journal

Chatterjee, D. (2012), 'Timeless Leadership: 18 Leadership Sutras from the Bhagavad Gita', Wiley International Edition, Book (Solo Author)

Chatterjee, D., Dhal, M. & Krishnan, T.N. (Eds.). 'HR and Leadership Challenges for Businesses in India', Macmillan, Book (Edited)

Chatterjee, D. (2011), 'The Other 99%', Jaico Publishing House, Book (Solo Author)

'Conversation on Leadership' Edited by Lan Liu, 2010, Jossey Bass, Book Chapter

'The Challenge of Change in the Asian Context, in Asian Leadership : What Works' Edited by David Ulrich , Robert Sutton, 2010, McGraw-Hill, Book

Chatterjee D. (2006) 'Wise Ways: Leadership as Relationship', Sage Journal of Human Values 12: 153-160, Journal

Chatterjee, D. (2006), 'Break Free, New Delhi', Penguin Publication, Book (Solo Author)

Chatterjee, D., (2002), 'Really Leading: Leadership that is Authentic Conscious and Effective in Business, The Ultimate Resource', Cambridge, Bloomsbury Publishing, Book Chapter

Chatterjee, D., (2001), 'El Liderazgo Consciente', Book (Solo Author)

Chatterjee, D., (1998), 'Lideranca Consciente', Book (Solo Author)

Chatterjee, D., (1998), 'Leading Consciously' Foreword by Peter M Senge, Book (Solo Author)

Chatterjee, D., (1995), 'Workship and the Spirit of Action', SAGE, Journal of Human Values April 1995 1: 117-126, Journal

Chatterjee, D., (1994), 'Managing Transition', Wiley Eastern Limited, Book Chapter

Honors and Achievements

Positions of Chair or member of any Government or other Committee held over the past 5 years.

  • Member Reserve Bank of India Appointment Board for Selection of Chairmen of Nationalized Banks including Chairperson of State Bank of India
  • Member Appointment Committee, Chairman of Insurance Regulatory Development Authority
  • Member of the Selection Panel for Fulbright and Schwarzman Scholars for study in the US and China

List of positions as Chair or Board member of any company or non-profit organization held (2009-2014)

  • Independent Director, Goa Shipyard
  • Independent Director, Henkel India Ltd
  • Independent Director, Aegis India Ltd
  • Director Member, Board of Governors, IIM Kozhikode
  • Member, Court of Governors, Tamil Nadu Central University
  • Member, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs
  • Member, Board of Governors, IMI Delhi, Kolkata and Bhubaneswar
  • Member, Board of Governors, IIM Lucknow

Contribution made to ongoing discussions on the future of management education in India and abroad.

  • Convener and Director, Yale University-India Program on Higher Education for Vice Chancellors.
  • Led IIMK to become the first IIM to receive global accreditation from the London based Association of MBA’s (AMBA) in 2010. Involved in several global accreditation processes for management institutions affiliated to AMBA.
  • Led IIMK to the cusp of a triple accreditation by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. Member of Committee that drafted the initial structure of IIM Bill, 2017.

Public service activities engaged in:

  • IIMK has brought about gender diversity (first IIM to admit 53% women in the PGP Batch of 2013-15).
  • Enhanced the growth of IIMK’s entrepreneurship cell (LIVE) for incubating 80 start-ups and 13 patents.
  • Enabled social transformation projects for the underprivileged through CREST.
  • Set up the first ever Indian Business History Museum with contributions from the top 100 Indian business houses.
  • Architect of a Governance and Leadership initiative for the entire State Cabinet of Kerala.
  • Member of MHRD team led by the Education Minister of India for academic collaboration between US and India in 2010 and 2012.


Significant recognition by learned societies or professional associations for demonstrated achievement or leadership in your discipline or professional area.

  • Ranked 14 among 50 Top Thinkers in India by Thinkers, a Quarterly Global Thought Leadership magazine (December 2014 Edition)
  • CSR Leading Director Award (2010-2014)
  • Rotary Sake of Honor Award (2013)
  • Outstanding Director Award, All India Management Scholars (2013)
  • Bharat Asmita Acharya Shreshtha Award for the Best Teacher in the field of Management, MIT World Peace University, Pune (2019)

Recent Consulting / Other Assignments

Ford Motor Company, Leadership Consultancy at Edison Assembly Plant, New Jersey

British Petroleum (BP), Senior Leadership Workshop at Baku, Azerbaijan

Peekay Steel Ltd., Chatterjee, D., Dhal, M. & Pati, S.P.(2014). Developing HR System for Peekay Steel Ltd. Unpublished Raw Manuscripts, IIM Kozhikode.

MIL Controls Ltd., Chatterjee, D., Dhal, M. & Krishnan, T.N.(2011). HR Diagnostic Study of Unpublished Manuscripts, IIM Kozhikode.

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

IIMK Campus P. O, Kozhikode, Kerala, India,
PIN - 673 570


© 2024 IIM Kozhikode