Amit Jain

Assistant Professor

Organisation & Leadership Studies
Deputy Programme Chairperson – Post Graduate Management
Programme for Women

Amit Jain holds a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta with a specialisation in Organisational Behaviour. His core research interests encompass Diversity and Inclusion, Behavioural Ethics, Inclusive Leadership, and Team Dynamics.

He reflects persistent interest and research enthusiasm through publications and presentations in distinguished journals and international conferences. With over 15 years of total experience, he worked in the industry for 7 years, performing managerial roles and consulting assignments pertaining to business transformation projects.

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EDUCATION

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, 2019
Focus: Relationship of Workplace Inclusion with Personal Dispositional Factors & Job Satisfaction: A Study of Persons with Disabilities in India

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

PGDM, 2005
Major: General Management

Chaudhary Charan Singh University

BCom, 2000
Major: Commerce

  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Diversity and Inclusion, Idiosyncratic deals, Behavioral ethics

  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    Jain, A., Sharma, D. (2018). Workarounds and social support: the saviors for visually impaired bankers in India. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 16(2), 138- 156.

  • CASE STUDIES

    Jain, Amit. (2014). Case Study- The Real Cost of Paying Bribes (A) & (B). Giving Voice to Values.

    Jain, Amit. and Swamy, Ranjini. (2011). Case Study- Every Client Must Be Treated Equally? (A) & (B). Giving Voice to Values Curriculum

    Jain, Amit. and Swamy, Ranjini. (2011). Case Study- Paying Bribes: Do Small Suppliers Have Choice?. Giving Voice to Values Curriculum

  • BOOKS/BOOK CHAPTERS

    Jain, Amit., & Chakraborty, Shreyashi. (2022). The labor participation of persons with disabilities in India: journey from the old to the new act (1995-2016). In Research Handbook on New Frontiers of Equality and Diversity at Work. Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • CONFERENCES

    Jain, A. (Author & Presenter), Baumgaertner, M. K. (Author & Presenter), Breier, C. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Management Annual Meeting, “Allies and detractors: Insights on disability inclusion in organizations (Symposium Paper),” Academy of Management. (August 4, 2021).

    Jain, A. (Author & Presenter), Chakraborty, S. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Management Annual Meeting, “Strategic Action Field at Play: Enhancing the labor participation of PwDs in India,” Academy of Management. (August 4, 2021).

    Jain, A. (Author & Presenter), Baumgaertner, M. K. (Author & Presenter), Breier, C. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Management Annual Meeting, “Understanding versus Liking: Disability Dissimilarity as Predictor of Idiosyncratic Deals,” Academy of Management. (August 4, 2021).

    Jain, A. (Author), Annual Meeting of Academy of management, “Understanding versus liking: Disability similarity as predictor of idiosyncratic deals,” Academy of Management, Online. (August 2020).

    Jain, A. (Presenter), Annual Conference of Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, “Competing Institutional Logics: The Case of Gender Inequality in Indian Workplaces,” Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Online. (March 2020).

    Jain, A. (Author), EGOS Colloquium, “‘Kafkaesque’ experiences of visually impaired bankers in India,” European Group of Organizational Studies, United Kingdom. (July 2019).

    Jain, A. (Author), International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP), “Inclusion as a mediator between core self-evaluation (CSE) and job satisfaction: Study of persons with disabilities (PwDs) in India,” International Association of Applied Psychology, Canada. (June 2018).

    Jain, A. (Author), Annual International Council of Psychologists (ICP) Convention, “Influence of Personal Factors on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Organizations,” International Council of Psychologists, USA. (August 2017).

    Jain, A. (Author), Annual Meeting of Academy of management, “Making my way: A study on workarounds and social support among Visually Impaired bankers in India,” Academy of Management, USA. (August 2017).

    Jain, A. (Presenter), European Congress of Psychology, “Role of Personal Disposition Factors on Job Satisfaction for Persons with Disabilities,” EFPA, Netherlands. (July 2017).

    Jain, A. (Presenter), Annual Meeting of Academy of management, “Organizational Socialization- The Journey of PwD Employees in an Organization,” Academy of management, Canada. (August 2015).

  • PERIODICALS

    Jain, Amit. (2016) Social Identity Theory and Diversity & Inclusion in National HRDN Kolkata Kindle

    Singhal, S. and Jain, Amit. (2007). Reverse Mortgage- Growing Market in India. 10th Global Conference of Actuaries

    Jain, Amit. and Mithani, Azim. (2006). Investment Guarantees – An Overview. Actuary India, May 2006

  • COURSES

    Micro Organizational Behaviour (OB-1) including Leadership Lab

    Macro Organizational Behaviour (OB-2)

    Management of Change

    Diversity at Workplace- Towards Inclusion Leadership

    Building an Agile and Resilient Organization

    Gamification: Application of Game Elements in Business Context

    Mental Wellbeing at the Workplace

    Leadership in NGO Management

    Seminar in Micro Organisational Behaviour (Doctoral)

    Seminar on Organizational Theories (Doctoral)

    Seminar on Workplace Diversity & Inclusion (Doctoral)

  • AWARDS & HONOURS

    Awarded Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Postdoctoral Research (2019-20)

    Paper in JICES selected as Highly Commended paper in the 2019 Emerald Literati Awards

    Article on Investment Guarantee was awarded second best article of 2006 by Actuarial Society of India (now Institute of Actuaries of India)

  • WORKSHOPS

    Academy of Management Annual Meeting. (August 2020)

  • WORK EXPERIENCE

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, S.P. JAIN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH (2020-NOW)

    Assistant Professor, Organisation & Leadership Studies

    Administrative Assignments (2021-Now)

    Deputy Programme Chairperson – Post Graduate Management Programme for Women

    Post Doctoral fellow, University of ST. GALLEN (2019-2020)

    Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Disability and Integration

    Institute for Future Education Entrepreneurship and Leadership. (December 2012 – May 2013)

    Assistant Professor

    IMS Learning Resources Pvt Ltd. (September 2010 – March 2012).

    Head CSR & Special Projects

    Paternoster India Pvt. Ltd. (December 2006 – January 2010).

    Manager – Business Transformation

    ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Pvt. Ltd. (June 2005 – November 2006).

    Manager- Actuarial

  • CONSULTING

    Consultant, Bismark World. (April 2012 – December 2012).

    Consultant, Business Transformation, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Plc. (January 2010 – July 2010).

  • TEACHING INTEREST

    Micro Organizational Behaviour including inclusive leadership. Gamification, Mental Health at Work Social Network Analysis, Behavioural Business ethics

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