Organisational Commitment & Citizenship Behavior
Attribution of Responsibility
Design thinking in HR
Intersection of Psychology and Technology, Psychological Safety
Individual Factors in Cyber security.
Organisation & Leadership Studies
Director – Students Affairs
Vidyut Lata Dhir is a Professor of Organisational Behaviour & Leadership and Group Head for Design Thinking at SPJIMR. She holds a Ph.D. from SNDT university, with her research focus on Organisational Commitment and Citizenship Behaviour. She holds an M.Phil. from Mumbai university and a master’s in psychology from Panjab University.
With over 3 decades of experience, she has taught at top B Schools in India and Germany. Her 20+ years of corporate training and consulting include designing and delivery of Management Development programmes on Leadership and Building High Performing Teams.
She is passionate about Women Leadership and recently directed an 18-month Women Leadership programme co-created with Mahindra and Mahindra experts which won them the UNGCNI Award for Best Innovative Practices for successfully implementing a first-of-its-kind Women Leaders Programme.
She has spearheaded the design & development of Personal Growth Lab – an innovative pedagogic innovation to teach Organisational Behaviour through experiential learning. She was awarded an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship (2014) by the European Union for Interdisciplinary Bridges for Indo-European studies.
As a Licensed psychologist, she pioneered Vishwas – a Centre for nurturing psychologically safe spaces and is a Co-Founder at Nest, a start-up dedicated to mental well-being. She has dedicated her efforts to guiding, mentoring, coaching & counselling, decoding life stories and impacting lives meaningfully across countries, academic programmes, industries & sectors.
She is a panellist at international conferences and is also an author. Her research interests include Organisational Commitment, Leadership, Design Thinking, and Innovative Pedagogy. Her research articles have been published in peer-reviewed journals.