Faculty Details

Faculty Detail

Debashis  Chatterjee

Specialization
:
Organization Behaviour and Human Resources
Designation
:
Director General
Email
:
debashis.chatterjee@imi.edu

Debashis  Chatterjee

Prof. Chaterjee has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship twice for Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral work at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.  

  • Post-Doctoral Fulbright Fellow, Harvard University (2000-2001)
  • Ph.D., Management (Thesis: Human Values and Managerial Work) University of Pune (1999)
  • Pre-Doctoral Fulbright Fellow, University of St Thomas, Minnesota & MIT (1994-1995)
  • ACC Research Fellow, Management Center for Human Values, IIM Kolkata (1993-1996)
  • Master’s Degree in Personnel Management, University of Poona (1993) First Class with Distinction (A+ Grade)

Debashis  Chatterjee

  • Director, IIM Kozhikode (April 2009- September 2014), Fifth IIM of India established in 1996
  • Dean, Singapore International Campus (2007-2009), S.P Jain School of Global Management with campuses in Sydney, Mumbai, Singapore and Dubai
  • Professor, IIM Lucknow  and Dean International Relations , (May 2003- present)
  • Associate Professor, IIM Lucknow (1999-2003)
  • Assistant Professor, IIM Lucknow (1996-1999)
  • ACC Research Fellow and Co-Convener, Management Center for Human Values, IIM Kolkata (1993-1996)
  • Served as Independent Director in Goa Shipyard Ltd., Henkel India, Aegies India (2010-2014)
  • Head, Center 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 Vice Chancellors (2012)
  • Conceptualizing and Executing the 2nd PAN IIM World Conference in 2014 that forged the identity of    13  IIMs as one entity in pursuit of the  overarching mission of Globalizing Indian Thought
  • A Member of Experts Committee for UPSC for Selection officers for the IAS and allied Services.
  • Advisor to Mauritius the Prime Minister of Mauritius on inculcating Values Education
  • Adviser to the United States Educational Foundation in India for the Fulbright- CII Fellowships (USA) and  Schwarzman Scholarships for young leaders (China)
  • Consultant to Ford Foundation, India for designing leadership program content for the Ford Foundation International Fellowships.   
  1. Representative Teaching Experience (Courses taught at the Post Graduate Level):

Prof. Chaterjee has taught in various Post Graduate courses at famed institutes such as Said School of Business, Oxford University and Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.  

 S.N.

Year

Title of the Course

PGP/MPhil/PhD/FPM

Core or Elective

Students

Students’ overall rating

 1

2016

Leadership Clinic (IIM Lucknow)

Post Graduate Program(PGP)

Elective

62

Top Quadrant

 2

2014

Leadership Discovery (IIM Lucknow)

Post Graduate Program

 

Elective

40+

Top Quadrant

 3

2014

Self Inc. (IIM Kozhikode)

PGP

Elective

23

Top quadrant

 4

2008-2009

Leadership Discovery (IIM Lucknow)

PGP

Elective

35 +

Top quadrant

 5

2011-2014

Director’s Induction Course on Leadership for the entire PGP/FPM batch

PGP & FPM

Compulsory Inaugural Session

5-6 Sections

of PGP students

Top quadrant

 6

1996-2015

(BIO) Behaviour In Organizations

PGP

Core Course in the PGP Program

Three Sections

Top Quadrant

 7

2015

Timeless Leadership

MBA Class, Said School of Business, Oxford University

Leadership Seminar Class

120 Students

Excellent rating

 8

2007-2009

Self Mastery in A Learning Organization (SMILO)

MBA Class, S.P. Jain Global School, Singapore and Dubai

Core Course

120 Students

Top rated

 9

2001-2005

Values Based Leadership

Post Graduate Class, University of Natal, South Africa

Optional Leadership Course

30 students

Excellent Rating

 10

2000-2001

Gandhian Leadership

Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA

3 Leadership Seminar Courses

150 students from Harvard, MIT  Tufts University

Excellent Rating.

11

2001

Leadership

DeGroote School of Business - McMaster University, Canada

Seminar Lectures as Distinguished Hooker Professor

80 students

From across the world.

Not Rated

 12

1998-2000

Leadership

Reims School of Management and ESCP-EAP , France

Elective Course

35 students

Excellent Rating

 13

1995

Performance Appraisal and Human Values

IIM Kolkata

Second Year PGP Elective Course

60 students

Top Quadrant

 14

1994

Teaching Business  through Literature

Harvard Business School

Guest Lecturer (2 sessions)

32 students

Not Rated

  4. Executive Education:

  1. List  of courses or programs of which he has been Course Director:
  2. List representative executive education programs in which he has taught:  
S.No.

Year

Name of Programme

Duration of Programme

Title of Session

Overall rating

 1

2016

Mid Career Leadership Training for Indian Administrative Services (IAS) Officers

One week at TMTC

 

Timeless leadership

Rated Excellent

2015

Managerial Effectiveness for Judicial Officers

1Week

Leadership and Motivation

4.9/5.00 Highest rated.

 3

2015

MDP for Indian Revenue Services Officers

1Week

Leadership

Top 5%

 4

2010-2014

Leadership Clinic (IIM Kozhikode)

7 MDPs x 3 days

Course Director and core faculty

Top 5%

 5

2010-2014

Timeless Leadership (IIM K)

5 MDPs x 3 days

Course Director and core faculty

Top 5%

6

2005-2014

Leading Schools (IIM L-and IIMK)

10 MDPs x 3 days

Course Director and core faculty

Top 5%

7

2011

Governance Insights for Transformation for Chief Minster  and Cabinet of Kerala 

Day long

Self Governance for High Performance Leadership

Top 5%

8

2013

Leadership Orientation for 30 CMDs /EDs of Nationalised Banks

3 Days

Leadership

Top 5%

9

1993-1996

Managerial Effectiveness through Human Values

5 days

Leadership. Teamwork

Top 5%

  iii)  Details of overseas executive education programs that he has undertaken:

  • High Performance Leadership Executive Education Program at IMD Switzerland (One week)
  • Advanced High Performance Leadership, Executive Education Program in IMD Switzerland (one week)
  • Authentic Leadership Executive Program at Harvard Business School (One week)
  • AVIRA   Executive Education Program at INSEAD (One week)  

5. International Students supervised for M.Phil./Ph.D. or FPM Programmes:

S.N.

Year

Number of students who have completed their dissertations-Direct Supervisor

 1

Thesis Approved in 2012 by St.Gallen University, Switzerland. I was the co-guide and supervisor.

Name of Ph.D. Student: Mathias Imbach

Thesis Title: India’s conglomerate captains – Top Management Team composition and internationalization at the Tata Group

Debashis  Chatterjee

Professor Debashis Chatterjee is the former Director of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode (2009-2014) and a tenured Professor and Dean at IIM Lucknow. Prof. Chatterjee is credited with transforming IIM Kozhikode to an institute of national impact and global recognition. He taught leadership at Harvard University and at the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM), Calcutta, Lucknow, and Kozhikode for over two decades.

Professor Chatterjee has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship twice for Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral work at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He served as ACC Research Fellow at the Management Centre for Human Values at IIM Kolkata. His published works include seventeen books such as Leading Consciously (Foreword by Peter M. Senge), Invincible Arjuna, The Other 99% and Timeless Leadership (Wiley) that have been translated in several international languages. He has trained more than fifteen thousand managers globally in Fortune 100 Corporations and over fifteen thousand school principals and teachers. He has served as leadership coach to political leaders and CEOs of major Indian organizations. He has served as Dean of an international business school in Singapore.  Professor Chatterjee served as Independent Director on the Boards of several multinational and Indian Companies such as Goa Shipyard, Henkel India Ltd. and Aegis India Ltd and served as a member of the Appointments Board of the RBI. He has taught in various Post Graduate courses at famed institutions such as Said School of Business, Oxford University and Harvard Business School. He has worked as consultant to several industries including British Petroleum and Ford Motor Company. He has received accolades and significant recognition as a demonstration of his leadership qualities such as CSR Leading Director Award, Rotary Sake of Honour Award (2013) and Outstanding Director Award, All India Management Scholars (2013).

Debashis  Chatterjee

Scholarly Achievements:

His published works include seventeen books such as Leading Consciously (Foreword by Peter M. Senge), ‘Invincible Arjuna’, The Other 99% and Timeless Leadership (Wiley) that have been translated in several international languages

Publication: Representative list of scholarly publications in recognized professional publishers and/or academic journals over the past 5 years

 S.N.

Date and Year

Title

Where published

Book/Journal

2014

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

New Delhi, Bloomsbury

Book (Edited)

 2

2013

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

New Delhi, Bloomsbury

Book (Edited)

 

 3

2011

Chatterjee, D., Dhal, M. & Krishnan, T.N. (Eds.).HR and Leadership Challenges for Busineses in India.

New Delhi: Macmillan

Book (Edited)

 4

Jan 2012-June 2014

Editorial Content

Chatterjee. (Editor-in-Chief). IIM Kozhikode Society and Management Review.

New Delhi: Sage.

Journal

 5

2012

Timeless Leadership: 18 Leadership Sutras from the Bhagavad Gita

Wiley International Edition

Book (solo author)

 6

September, 2010

The Challenge of Change in the Asian Context, in Asian Leadership : What Works Edited by David Ulrich ,  Robert Sutton

McGraw-Hill. Europe

Book

 7

2010

Conversation on Leadership Edited by by Lan Liu

Jossey Bass

Book Chapter

 8

2011

Chatterjee, D. The Other 99%

Jaico Publishing House

Book (solo author)

 9

October 2006

Chatterjee D. Wise Ways: Leadership as Relationship

Sage,Journal of Human Values 12: 153-160

Journal

 10

2006

Break Free, New Delhi

Penguin Publication

Book (solo auhor)

 11

2002

Chatterjee ,Really Leading: Leadership that is Authentic Conscious and Effective in   Business, The ultimate Resource,

Bloomsbury Publishing, Cambridge.

Book Chapter

 12

2001

Chatterjee, D El Liderazgo Consciente,

Granica, Barcelona.

Book (solo author)

 13

1998

Chatterjee, D..Lideranca Consciente,,

Cultrix, Sao Paulo.

Book (solo author

 14

1998

Chatterjee, D.Leading Consciously,, with a Foreword by Peter M Senge

Butterworth Heinemann, USA.

Book (solo author)

 15

1995

Chatterjee, Workship and the Spirit of Action

 

Sage, Journal of Human Values April 1995 1: 117-126

 

Journal

 16

1994

Chatterjee, D., Managing Transition 

Wiley Eastern Limited

Book Chapter


He has trained more than fifteen thousand managers globally in Fortune 100 Corporations and over fifteen thousand school principals and teachers. He has served as leadership coach to political leaders and CEOs of major Indian organizations.  

6. Research Project & Consulting Experience: 

He served as Independent Director on the Boards of several multinational and Indian Companies such as Goa Shipyard, Henkel India Ltd. and Aegis India Ltd.

 List key consulting assignments:

 S.N.

Client’s Name

Nature of Assignment

Duration of Assignment

 

1

British Petroleum (BP)

Senior Leadership Workshop at  Baku, Azerbaizan

One week

 

 2

Ford Motor Company

Leadership Consultancy at Edison Assembly Plant, New Jersey

One week

 3

MIL Controls Ltd.

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

One year

 4

Peekay Steel Ltd

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

One year