Dr. Jitendra Singh
Professor, PGDBM (XLRI), Ph.D. (Wharton)
Prof. Jitendra Singh, who has had long and distinguished stints as an academician at XLRI and as a Business Executive with Tata Steel, has a combined experience of more than four decades. He is working as a professor with XLRI since June 2007, having earlier taught there from 1970-73 and serving as Dean from 1980-84. He spearheaded Tata Steel’s HR initiatives from 1984-2007 and was deputed as Tata Steel Chair Professor of Organization Development (2004-07) at XLRI. As Chair of International Relations at XLRI, he has negotiated collaboration agreements with several business schools in USA, Europe, and Asia and has launched and co-directed both XLRI’s 1st international program (in collaboration with Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University) and also its 1st Global MBA program (with Case Western Reserve and Tongji Universities)
Prof. Singh has conducted a large number of leadership development programs for Dupont, HCL, ICI, Interglobe, ITC, L&T, Tata-Hitachi, World Bank, etc. and taught a wide range of courses on Leadership and Organisation Behaviour to MBA and doctoral students. Besides authoring four cases, he has published a dozen articles in refereed journals and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Management for Global Sustainability and on governing and advisory boards of several organisations.