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Faculty Profile

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Madhavi Mehta

Primary Areagroup(s):

OB-HR

Designation:

Professor

Secondary Areagroup(s):

General Management - Strategy & Policy

Current Areas of Interest:

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

madhavi@irma.ac.in

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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).
  • Mamber: Board Nomination Committee of Maahi Milk Producers' Company Ltd. And Paayas Milk Producers' Company Ltd. (For 2015 and 2016)
  • Member: Technical Advisory Group formed by NIRD & PR for Research on "State-Specific Assessment of Human Resource Needs of Gram Panchayats" (Since March 2016)
  • Member: Advisory Committee for a course on "Devlopment Management for Tribal Youth" being offered by a Multi-State Non-Profit (Since July 2016)
  • Life Member, National HRD Network
  • Member, IRMA Board of Governors
  • Expert Director on the Board of Maahi Milk Producers' Company Ltd. 
  • 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"
  • Understanding Organization
  • Management of Change

MDP-Coordinated

  • International Programme on Dairy Development through Cooperative Business Model, (December 5 - 8, 2017)
  • Management Development Programme for Mid-Level Officers of Kudumbashree, (January 28 - February 1, 2019)
  • Developing Leadership for NDDB, (October 29 - 31, 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)
  • 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)
  • Creating a High Performance Culture in Your Organization, (August 8 - 10, 2018)
  • Developing People: HRD for Non-HR Managers, (July 16 - 19, 2018)
  • Change Management, (February 12 - 14, 2018)
  • Leadership for Organizational Excellence for National Fertilizers Limited, (November 20 - 24, 2017)
  • Developing People: HRD for Non-HR Managers, (March 19 - 21, 2018)
  • Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness, (February 19 - 22, 2018)
  • "Managerial Effectiveness" for the Officers of ISRO, Ahmedabad, (October 17 - 18, 2015)
  • Developing Leadership Skills, (March 23 - 26, 2015)
  • Developing Leadership Skills for REST, Ethiopia, (August 2 - 6, 2013)
  • Developing Leadership Skills for REST, Ethiopia, (July 15 - 18, 2013)
  • 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, (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)
  • Workshop for Sewa Bank Functionaries, (June 20 - 20, 2011)
  • Enhancing Interpersonal and Managerial Skills for the Officers of Government of Rajasthan, (March 19 - 23, 2012)
  • Enhancing Interpersonal and Managerial Skills for the Officers of Government of Rajasthan, (February 27 - March 2, 2012)
  • Developing Leadership Skills, (March 13 - 16, 2012)
  • Performance Management System, (September 19 - 22, 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)
  • Workshop on Attracting, Retaining and Developing Human Resources: Challenges and Practices of MFIs in India, (November 13 - 14, 2006)
  • Managerial Effectiveness for KMF Officers, (March 26 - 30, 2007)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (November 20 - December 15, 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

  • Faculty Development Programme on Contemporary Management of Public Systems, (May 30 - June 3, 2019)
  • Team Building, (June 12 - 14, 2019)
  • Stress Management, (May 27 - 29, 2019)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society, (May 27 - June 2, 2019)
  • Management of Rural Development Projects for Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society, (January 16 - 22, 2019)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Mine Supervisors for Gujarat CSR Authority, (September 24 - 26, 2018)
  • Immersion Programme on Managing Collectives for Access Livelihoods Consulting India Ltd., (November 29 - December 3, 2018)
  • Implementing Livelihood Interventions for NHPC Limited, (July 10 - 14, 2018)
  • Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, and Interpersonal Communication, (February 27 - March 1, 2019)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-4), (December 3 - 13, 2018)
  • Conflict Management in Organizations, (October 29 - 31, 2018)
  • Training of Trainers to Enhance their Effectivity in Training Others, (September 25 - 28, 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)
  • Leveraging Emotional Intelligence for Success, (August 22 - 24, 2018)
  • Driving Value through Creativity and Innovation, (August 3 - 4, 2018)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-2), (July 9 - 14, 2018)
  • Conflict Management in Organizations, (June 20 - 22, 2018)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (July 16 - August 4, 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)
  • Immersion Programme on Managing Collectives, (March 20 - 29, 2018)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for NCDFI, (March 22 - 24, 2018)
  • Developing Leadership for the Senior Officers of NDDB, (January 15 - 17, 2018)
  • General Management and Leadership Programme (GMP), (February 26 - March 10, 2018)
  • Team Dynamics for VFPCK, (July 24 - 26, 2017)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • FDP on Action Research for Livelihood Promotion for ILRT, (August 4 - 6, 2015)
  • Team Building, (October 6 - 9, 2015)
  • International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (October 5 - 23, 2015)
  • Team Building, (June 9 - 12, 2015)
  • Team Building, (September 16 - 19, 2014)
  • Project Management, (February 24 - 27, 2015)
  • General Management Programme (GMP), (January 19 - February 7, 2015)
  • Team Building, (October 7 - 10, 2014)
  • Developing Training Modules for Employees and Training of Trainers, (August 26 - 29, 2014)
  • Entrepreneurship Promotion and Development, (December 17 - 20, 2013)
  • Social Mobilization and Sustainable Development, (September 9 - 14, 2013)
  • Project Management for REST, Ethiopia, (July 19 - 23, 2013)
  • Project Management for REST, Ethiopia, (July 29 - August 1, 2013)
  • Value Chain Management Approach for Agribusiness, (June 24 - 28, 2013)
  • 'Social and Managerial Skills' for Newly Recruited Engineers, (June 15 - 19, 2013)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Transformation, (March 18 - 22, 2014)
  • General Management Programme, (January 6 - 25, 2014)
  • Communication for Effective Management, (December 16 - 18, 2013)
  • Team Building, (December 9 - 12, 2013)
  • Governance and Management of Producer Organizations, (October 21 - 26, 2013)
  • Developing Training Modules for Employees and Training of Trainers, (September 3 - 6, 2013)
  • Integrated Watershed Management and Collective Enterprises, (August 19 - 23, 2013)
  • Sustainable Livelihoods and Integrated Watershed Management, (February 8 - 15, 2013)
  • 'Integrating CSR with Rural Management' for NTPC Executives, (October 29 - November 1, 2012)
  • Project Management, (March 19 - 22, 2013)
  • Governance and Service Delivery Issues in Rural Domestic Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (February 11 - 16, 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)
  • Team Building, (October 29 - November 1, 2012)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Decentralized Rural Domestic Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (November 5 - 10, 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)
  • General Management Programme, (February 25 - March 16, 2013)
  • IRMA Module of the 2nd ICA-Japan Training Course on 'Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives 2011', (February 20 - March 16, 2012)
  • IRMA Module of the 1st ICA-Japan Training Course on 'Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives-2011(I)', (September 26 - October 21, 2011)
  • General Management Programme for NDDB Officers, (June 13 - July 2, 2011)
  • Team Building, (February 27 - March 1, 2012)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Transformation, (March 26 - 30, 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)
  • 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)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Drinking Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (November 28 - December 3, 2011)
  • Team Building, (October 10 - 13, 2011)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Drinking Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (September 19 - 24, 2011)
  • Governance and Management of Producer Organizations, (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)
  • 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)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for the Officers of Rural Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, (October 10 - 15, 2010)
  • Strategic Management: Essential Concepts for Managers, (March 28 - 31, 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)
  • 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)

Journals

  • Situational leadership and personal effectiveness: Managers in Indian Development Organizations. Abhigyan: Quest for Excellence, 2012, 30 (1), pp.23-34, ISSN 0970-2385.
  • Value Orientations of HRD Professionals in India. Journal of Human Values 2005, 11(2).
  • Anveshi: The Rural Development Organisation. HRM Folio, ICFAI Press, August 2003.
  • Structural Disintegration: Causes and consequences. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, July 1999, 35(1), pp.85-97. (Co-Authored)

  • All's well that starts well. Human Capital, March 1999, 2(10), pp. 30-34. (Co-Authored)

  • Managing Performance through Excellence. Paradigm, Jan-Jun 1999, 3(1), pp. 7-18. (Co-Authored)

  • Revamping Organisation Culture. HRD Newsletter, 13 (4) Oct-Dec 1997, pp.16-20. (Co-Authored)

  • Vision and Practice. Renewal, June 1996, 2(1), pp. 27-34 (Co-Authored)

  • HRD Facilitators' Programme. Renewal, September 1995,  1(1). (Co-Authored)

  • Summary of  "Open Space Technology: A user's guide" by Harrison Owen, Renewal, September 1995,  1(1).

     

Conferences

  • "Magical Transformation of Gujarat's Electricity Utility: Lessons for Revitalizing a Bureaucratic Service Delivery Agency", IWMI-Tata Policy Research ProgrammePolicy Note, 2012 (Co-authored), at IWMI-Tata Partners Meet held in December 2012.
  • Leadership: Concept and Context (Co-authored) Paper presented at "Exploring Learning and Leadership Theories in Asia" International Conference  held at Penang, Malaysia Feb 15-17, 2011
  • Situational Leadership and Personal Effectiveness: Profile of Managers in Indian NGOS (Paper presented at "Exploring Learning and Leadership Theories in Asia" International Conference  held at Penang, Malaysia, Feb 15-17, 2011
  • Farmer's Attribution and Attitude Towards Change,  Paper presented at 30th International Conference of National Academy of Psychology held at IRMA, Anand Dec 12-14, 2011

  • Chaired the track "Organizational Behaviour: Leadership Issues" at the international conference of the National Academy of Psychology held at IRMA December 12-14, 2011

Cases/ Books / Articles / Book Chapters

  • "Women Leaders in Agriculture: Grassroots Perspective" in Indian Women in Leadership Edited by RajashiGhosh and Gary McLean, to be published by Palgrave Macmillan (Forthcoming)
  • "The Best Model for Micro-lending: Self-help group or Joint liability group?" Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 33 No. (3) pp. 247-260, 2014. (Co-authored)
  • "Magical Transformation of Gujarat's Electricity Utility: Lessons for Revitalizing a Bureaucratic Service Delivery Agency", IWMI-Tata Policy Research ProgrammePolicy Note, 2012 (Co-authored)
  • "Situational Leadership and Personal Effectiveness: Managers in Indian Development Organizations". Abhigyan 2012, 30(1).
  • "Indian Leadership: Concept and Context" in Culture and Gender in Leadership: Perspectives from Middle East and East Asia, Edited by James Rajasekar & Loo-see Beh. Palgrave Macmillan. 2013 (Co-Authored)

  • "Talent Management : An Indian Perspective" in Future of Work: Mastering Change, Edited by Singh P., Bhatnagar J & Bhandarker A. Excel Books, New Delhi. 2006 (Co-Authored)

  • "Ethical Leadership for Organizational Excellence". In Developing Leadership for the Global Era. Edited by Uma Jain, Udai Pareek & Madhukar Shukla. Macmillan: New Delhi. 2005

  • An Integrated Performance Model for Organizational Excellence. In Emerging Asia: The HR Agenda, Edited by Rupande Padaki, N M Agrawal, C Balaji & Gopal Mahapatra. TMH: New Delhi. 2005

  • "Value Orientations of HRD Professionals in India". Sage: Journal of Human Values 11(2), 2005
  • Cultural Challenges of 21st Century Organizations. In Achieving Competitive Advantage through People edited by Harismita Trivedi. Excel: New Delhi. 2005. (Co-authored)

  • Training as an Intervention for Developing a High Performance Culture in District Administration. In Anup Singh & Daisy Chauhan (Eds.) (2003) Developing Leaders, Teams and Organizations. New Delhi: Excel. Pp. 302-330. (Co-Authored)
  • Teams as agents of learning. In SR Kandula & B Hari Bapuji (Eds.) (2000) Perspectives on HRD and OD in Indian Organisations. Ahmedabad and Hyderabad : Academy of HRD. Pp.251-256.

Other Activities

  • Transformation of Gujarat's Electricity Utility: Lessons for Revitalizing a Bureaucratic Service Delivery Agency (Policy Note Co-authored for IWMI-Tata Policy Research Programme) presented at the Annual Partners' Meet held at IRMA, Nov 28-30, 2012

  • 2011-2012 - Review and Redesign of Performance Management System for A multistate NGO (Coordinator)
  • 2010-2011 - Assessment of Capacity Building Needs of the Managerial Cadre of A women's Cooperative Bank (Coordinator)
  • 2010-2011- Team Building (Diagnostic Intervention) for Management Committee of an NGO (Coordinator)
  • 2009-2010 - Training Needs Assessment for Cooperatives in Nagaland (Team Member)
  • 2009-2010 - Participatory Assessment of Rural Tourism Project Sites for UNDP (Team Member)
  • 2009-2010 Assessment of Rural Tourism Sites promoted in Jharkhand by an NGO (Team Member)
  • 2008-2009 - Compensation Review and Restructuring for a Cooperative Dairy (Coordinator)
  • 2007-2008 - Performance and Potential Management System for A large Non-Government Development Organization (Coordinator)

  • 2007 - Potential Mapping for Middle Level Managers of a large Non-Government Development Organization (Coordinator)
  • 2005 - 360 Degree Feedback System for A large Non-Government Development Organization (Coordinator)
  • 2003-2004 - Organisation Restructuring of A District Cooperative Milk Producers' Union (Team Member)
  • 2003 - Organisational Climate Survey For A District Cooperative Milk Producers' Union (Coordinator)
  • 2002-2003 -  Performance Linked Incentive System for A District Cooperative Milk Producers' Union (Team Member)
  • 1999-2002 -  Changing face of administration: Vadodara Model District Project (Team Member)