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N M Agrawal
Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources Management


Chairperson, Centre for Software & Information Technology Management

FPM (Fellow Programme in Management), IIM Ahmedabad, India, 1988
M.M.S., Pune University, Pune, India, 1977
BE, Vishveshvarayya Regional College of Engineering, Nagpur University, Nagpur, India, 1970

Phone:  +91-80-26993037
Address:  D-003

Research Areas:
Managing Knowledge and Knowledge Workers
Managing Professional Service Organizations
The Human Side of Indian Software and ITES Industry
Professionalisation of Indian Corporations
Creating Learning Organizations and Changing Work Culture
Training Effectiveness and Design of Training Systems


Recent Consulting:
A Study of Training Systems and Processes at BSNL - August 2007 - April 2008
Design and Conduct of Development Centers for JSW, Mumbai - 2007
Design and Conduct of Development Centers for Novo Nordisk - 2003 onwards on a regular basis
A Study of Manpower, Training Needs and Organizational Structure for KIOCL and KISCO - 2003-04
An Organizational and Role Diagnostics Study for Karnataka Power Corporation Limited, Bangalore, September-October, 2002
An Organizational Restructuring of the Office of Union Textile Commissioner, Bombay- October 1999 till March 2001


Academic Positions:
IIM Bangalore: 1994- present
Visiting Faculty, St. Gallan University, Switzerland, 2002 onwards
Visiting Faculty, Post Graduate Institute of Management, Sri Lanka - 1997 onwards
Guest Faculty, Gothenburg University, Sweden - 2008
Guest Faculty, IESE, Madrid, Spain - 2007
Guest Faculty, AESE, Lebanon, Portugal - 2007
Guest Faculty, California State University, San Francisco - 2007
Guest Faculty, San Jose University - 2007
Senior Faculty, Corporate University, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Academy of Management, 1986- 2004


Other Assignments:
Joined Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Bangalore, an aircraft manufacturing company and grew as a Senior Manager


Other Professional Appointments:
Member, Editorial Board, Sri Lankan Journal of Management, 1997 onwards
Member, Editorial Board, Asia Pacific Management Review Journal, Taiwan, April 2003- 2007


Significant Publications:
1. Nature and importance of soft skills in software project leaders. Asia Pacific Management Review, 11(2), 93-102, 2006
2. Human resource issues: challenges and strategies in the Indian software industry. International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, 3(3), pp. 249-264 along with Prof. Mohan Thite, School of Griffith University, Nathan, Australia, 2003
3. Creating an organizational culture for knowledge management. IIMB Management Review, June-August, 13 (2), 74-82, 2001
4. Managing knowledge workers: Benchmarking Indian IT organizations. IIMB Management Review, June-August, 81-92
5. An invited paper for the Business Leader's Forum and PIM Management Conference held at Colombo Hilton, Colombo, November 5-8, 1998
6. Optimizing training effectiveness: From classroom to work situations. IIMB Management Review, July-Sep., Oct-Dec., 25-33, 1996
7. Developing work culture for high involvement, high-performance work organizations. Vikalpa, 18 (2), April-June 1994, 31-35
8. HRD for Societal Systems: A Social Based Approach. The Indian Journal of Social Work, April, Vol. LV, pp183-200, 1994