Dr.. Debjani Roy Chowdhury

Dr.. Debjani Roy Chowdhury

Dr. Debjani has been associated with a number of top business schools in India for teaching Leading and Managing Change, Leadership and Organizational Development, Organization Behavior and Human Resources Management. Currently, she is a faculty at the B.K. School of Business Management, Gujarat University at Ahmedabad teaching experienced professionals. She has worked as Coordinator for MBA course in the Gujarat Technical University (GTU) and has been part of various academic initiatives in the Gujarat University (GU) and the Gujarat Technical University (GTU).

Previous to this stint, she had worked at IIM, Ahmedabad in helping firms innovate, incubate new business ideas and create a culture of entrepreneurship leading to many successful spin offs and spin outs. Prof. Debjani had been a key member for the country-wide search for enterprising ideas from IIM, Ahmedabad named Anvesh that culminated into ET-IIMA Power of Ideas initiative.

As an independent consultant, Prof. Debjani has worked in numerous high impact initiatives like Capability Development and Change Management road as well as execution milestones for Reliance Money, Vodafone, Indian Railways, Mitshubish Chemicals, Quest Mall to name a few, the Operation Savdhan of the Anti Terror Squad (ATS), Performance Indicators and Strategic HR for a large IT firm, setting up the right recruitment process for Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Strategy and HR Perspectives for Rural BPOs, Work environment standard setting (Decent Work) for a bunch of Gujarat based firms to match with global best practices and many other similar initiatives.

An MBA by training she was the University topper in her batch for MBA, she has received her PhD in the area of Leading & Managing Change. She has published numerous research papers in various international and national journals and conferences.