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Core Faculty

About Core Faculty

Dr. Manoj Ghadge

PhD, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Functional Area : OB & HRM

Official e-mail ID : manoj.ghadge@isbm.ac.in

Manoj Ghadge is an alumnus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS, Mumbai) with a PhD degree in organization and management studies. He is an achievement oriented professional, a passionate educator, and a qualitative researcher with over two decades of experience in industry, academics and consulting. He has worked for over 15 years in managerial capacity with knowledge-intensive firms those engaged in pharmaceuticals and life-sciences sector; worked with Indian and Overseas multinationals viz. Reliance, Wockhardt, Searle (I), and Merck Group (KGaA-Darmstadt, Germany). He is a certified psychological assessor and has a DiSC trainer international certification. He designs & delivers customized training programs for behavioral development and consults to transform organizations into effective ones through development and implementation of talent strategies, organization design, leadership development, and change management initiatives.


Scholastic Details

PhD, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

MPhil., Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

P.G. Diploma, Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC), Mumbai

M.Sc., A. G. College – Pune, University of Pune

Significant Certifications

Certified Assessor - Psychological Testing; Strenghtscape, Bengaluru

Qualitative Research Methods & In-depth Data Analysis; TISS, Mumbai

DiSC Trainer International Certification; Everything DiSC: A Wiley Brand


Industry: Over two decades out of which, 15 years is in managerial capacity with Indian and Overseas Multinationals viz. Reliance Industries, Wockhardt, Searle (I), and Merck (KGaA-Darmstadt, Germany).

Academics: Teaching OB and HRM Specialization courses at prestigious B-Schools viz.

- Visiting Faculty - T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal, Bengaluru

- Faculty Associate for foreign nationals study exchange program at TISS, Mumbai

- Area Chair & Faculty (OB & HRM) - International School of Business & Media (ISB&M), Pune


As a Behavioral Trainer and Performance Facilitator in conducting of customized training programs those intended for effective performance outcomes. Key themes include *Providing Performance Feedback *Developing First-Time Managers *Effective Team Performance *Developing Habits and Self Awareness. Conducted customized training programs for HPCL, India Post, Indofil, and change initiatives at Vedanta. He consults in job re-design and organizational structure, culture building and employee engagement, psychometric analysis and competency assessment, calibration sessions and identification of HiPos.

Research Publication & Books

Reviewed Manuscript ID RIJH-2013-0890 Entitled: “Protecting knowledge: The relationships of HRM and organizational trust – An empirical examination in Finland”. Journal: The International Journal of Human Resource Management. Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

Ghadge, Manoj M. & Gupta, Archana A. (2016). “Clustering Appraisal Systems for Effective Performance – A Pyramidal Appraisal Model” ISBN (Print): 978-93-521345-4-0

Ghadge, Manoj M. and Srivastava, Deepak K. (Working), Influence of Turnover Culture on Employee’s Turnover Decision – Cases & Evidences!

Ghadge, Manoj M. and Srivastava, Deepak K. (Working), Scientists’ Voluntary Turnover Decision

– A Qualitative Exploration of workplace issues & realities!


PGDM - Core Subjects:

Organizational Behaviour

Human Resource Management

Organization Theory and Practice

PGDM - HRM Electives:

Strategic Recruitment

Learning and Development

Assessment & Development Centers

Organizational Change & Development


Performance Award for Strategic Change initiatives as an HR Lead, year 2018

Best paper award at HR International Conference held at ITM (Navi Mumbai), year 2016

“MDC-Elite Award” at Merck (Merck Group, KGaA) for two consecutive years, 2005 & 2006

Felicitated for 1st rank throughout International Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) for the year 2003


Resource person of Managerial Economics in Diploma in Business Management for Sigatul Mazaraat, AI Vazaratus Saifiyah at ISB&M, Pune