Name: Mrs.Sunita Chugh

Tel: 26154203 / 26188550
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Career Summary

Research Scholar with 20 years of Professional Experience in Teaching, Training & Consulting, in Human Behaviour and Organisation Development.

Having consulted and trained some of the Industry Leaders & Fortune 500 companies in India, decided to pursue management research in the area of ’Leadership’. Have been a faculty of HR & OD in various MBA programs across India.

Currently, applying knowledge in the domain of HR , Leadership & OD in Teaching, Research & Consulting at School of Inspired Leadership, Gurgaon, India.

Professional Experience
Full time Faculty @ SOIL – May,2009 till June,2010

Taught courses at SOIL in HR & Leadership related subjects.

As the first faculty to join this start up B school , contributed in the institution building and shaping up of academic and administrative processes from admissions through placements.

Researcher (Doctoral Fellow , MDI ) – 2004 – 2008

Thesis ’Gender and Leadership orientation’ – A mixed method study of two large multi national organizations – one of Indian origin and the other a US MNC. Gender interpreted as masculinity and femininity in both men and women .

Research interests include ’Leadership’, ’Gender’ and ’Qualitative research methodologies’ .

Papers Published :-
  • Talent Management in High Performance Organisations’, XLRI Journal ,2006, India(awarded best paper).
  • Why do few women rise to Leadership Positions?’, IMI Journal:Global Business Review(GBR), 2007, Sage Publications.(declared among top 3 most downloaded paper in the year 2008 by GBR)
  • A case on ’Strategic HR issues related to careers in a large BPO in India’(under publication)
  • ’Women Leadership’, NHRD Network Journal, 2008.
Papers in Progress:-
  • ’Why are there few women in corporate boardrooms’globally?’
  • ’Language as a research method in Leadership research’
  • ’Leadership – A new framework for categorization of leadership theories.’
  • ’Leadership Development in BPO’s in India.’
Grid Trainer & Consultant
(Director –Grid Consultants Pvt Ltd) – 1994 – 2004

She is a facilitator for outbound- adventure training programmes. She has also co-created a powerful workshop called the ’Grid Adventure’. She has conducted a series of Train the Trainer programmes for organisations such as RKHS and Aditya Birla group and more.

She has conducted workshops for organizations such as AMW, Infosys Technologies, Larsen and Toubro, Tata Consulting Engineers, Jindal Power, Lupin, Castrol, Indian oil, Intergold, Motorola, Reliance Industries, Orchid Hotel, Cap Gemini, Zenta, Honda Siel, Penguin India, CMC, JK Tyres, Patel Roadways, SEBI, Godfrey Phillips , Crompton Greaves, RBI, Hinduja Hospital, Bombay Hospital, Symantec to name a few.

She has been a panel trainer for BMA and FICCI

Her articles have been published in BMA Review , the Times of India and the Self Development Magazine.

Her first book ’Speak Well Do Well’ on public speaking skills has been well received. It is now in its 3rd edition.

She has also written in the book ’Self Development for Sure Success’.

She is a trustee of "Dr. P.N.Singh Foundation" which is conducting the "Leaders of Tomorrow Project" in 46 schools in Mumbai.

She was the President for 2009–2010 for Rotary Club of Bombay Bayview.