Faculty & Research

Vishal Gupta


Primary Area : Organisational Behaviour

Secondary Area : Ravi J. Matthai Centre For Educational Innovation


Email : vishal@iima.ac.in

Phone : +91-79 7152 4935

Secretary : Suresh Mannem

Phone : +91-79-7152 7975

Website : Personal Website


Graduation, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Rajasthan (2005)

Doctorate, HRM, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow


Organization Design



Structural Equation Modeling

Multilevel Modeling

Human Resource Management.

Research Area

Compensation Management



Creativity and Innovation Management

R&D management

Organisation Theory

Academic Experience

Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-Present

Assistant Professor, IIM Ahmedabad, March, 2013 - May, 2016

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, July, 2012 - February, 2013

Design Engineer, ST Microelectronics Pvt Ltd, Noida, September, 2005 - June, 2008

Student Intern, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, May, 2003 - July, 2003

Student Intern, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany, January, 2005 - June, 2005

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Selected Publications

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Linkages between Pay-for-Performance, Organizational Fairness, Employee Attitudes and Performance, Aston Business School, UK, 2018

Innovation in Manufacturing SMEs in India, Tilburg University, Netherlands, 2016-2017

Study of Performance Appraisal Process at SICOM, IIM Ahmedabad, 2015-2017

Uttar Pradesh State Road Transportation Corporation , Lucknow, India, 2010-2011

Leadership Development and Emotional Intelligence, Ambuja Group

Self-Awareness, Emotional Intelligence and Supportive Communication, Emerson

HR Facilitator Skills , L&T Mumbai

Leadership and Emotional Maturity – Open enrollment program on ‘Leadership and Change Management'

Self-Awareness and Understanding Leadership – Pepsi

Leadership and Strategic Performance Management – Open enrollment program on ‘Strategic Leadership for Public Enterprises'

Leadership and Working in Teams - Tata Teleservices, Torrent Pharma

Leadership and Organizational Dynamics – Open enrollment program on ‘Transforming Small and Medium Enterprises'

Leadership, Team building, Self-Awareness, Change and Innovation Management, Organizational Dynamics - Novartis

Invited to conduct a 2-day workshop on ‘Research Writing', Shree Institute of Technical Education, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, 2016

Invited to conduct a 3-day workshop on ‘Psychometrics and Structural Equation Modeling', Siddaganaga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, Karnataka, 2016

Conducted a 3-day workshop on ‘Structural Equation Modeling', SJMSOM, IIT Bombay, 2015-2016

Awards & Honors

2017 - Independent Director on the Board of Gujarat Gas Limited, India's Largest City Gas Distribution Company

2016 - National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) – Scopus Young Scientist Award in Social Sciences

2015 - Member of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Gujarat State HR/IR Panel, 2015, 2016, 2017

2014 - Emerging Psychologist Award by the Indian National Academy of Psychology (NAOP)

2013 - Outstanding Doctoral Research Award by Emerald in the Leadership & Organization Development Category

2013 - India's 25 Young HR Leaders in 2013 by People Matters, a HR magazine

2012 - Best Paper Award at 12th International IHRM Conference

2010 - Best Paper Award at 20th Annual Conference of NAOP

2001 - Science Award by the Uttar Pradesh State Government for scoring 100% marks in Mathematics in the Intermediate Board Examination

1999 - 'CSIR Program on Youth for Leadership in Science' (CPYLS) Award

Teaching Area

Structural Equation Modeling