Dr. Manish Singhal
B. E. (Mechanical), PGDM (Finance), Fellow (PhD), IIM Calcutta
An eclectic profile with qualifications in mechanical engineering, finance and general management, organizational behavior and sociology, and experience in the disciplines of anthropology, archaeology, journalism and yoga as sadhana and therapy.
Dr. Manish Singhal has work experience in chemical plant maintenance (J K Synthetics, Jhalawar), event management, administration, teaching and providing training in holistic personality development and various management functions and skills. In particular, he has six years of full-time experience as a selfless missionary dedicated to ‘Man-making & Nation-building’ and has provided the breadth of experience to be able to relate to various human challenges and encourage the move towards actualizing one’s potential.
At XLRI, over the last 13 years, he has taught MBA courses on INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR, MANAGERIAL COUNSELING, NEGOTIATIONS, GROUP BEHAVIOR & LEADERSHIP, and the individual, group, and organization-level issues that underlie Leadership effectiveness.
Dr. Manish has guided Ph.D. students on their theses on Leadership emergence; Moral & Spiritual Leadership; Mentoring processes; and The Role of Spousal Network Overlap in Networks in Organizations.
As a renowned trainer, Manish has designed and directed several successful open-enrollment Management Development Programs at XLRI on a range of themes including “Interpersonal Effectiveness through Communication Skills”; “Leadership Excellence through Self-Discovery”; “Managerial Effectiveness through Self Awareness”; “Beyond Coping: Thriving under Stress in the Workplace”; “Emotional Intelligence & Interpersonal Skills”; “Business Acumen for Leadership Excellence”; and “Leading Teams to Synergy.”