Jerome Joseph

Jerome Joseph


Dr Jerome Joseph was a faculty member of IIMA from 1986 to 2015.

He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar who was with the Programme on Negotiation at the Harvard Law School during the year 1992-93 during which period he also attended the 30-day winter Negotiations Workshop led by Prof Roger Fisher to research Negotiations skill development pedagogy and the Principled Negotiations Method of the Fisher classic titled "Getting to Yes".

A PhD and gold medallist at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, he was an alumnus of Loyola College (Autonomous institution of the University of Madras) and the University of Madras. He has over three decades of experience as an educator, trainer, training designer, researcher and consultant in the areas of negotiations capability development, human resource management, employment relations, Macro Organizational Behaviour, training methodology, competence utilization, Coach-Mentor Development, Team Building Methodology, Field Management. He designed several innovative Executive Development Programmes and taught with distinction in all the Flagship Executive development Programmes at the Management Development Centre at the Institute.

He conducted Executive Development Programmes in Negotiations Skills for organizations in Colombo, Singapore and Dubai. He taught a full credit elective course titled Managing Negotiations for the postgraduate students of the Institute since 1989. He guided a dozen doctoral students, published papers in refereed journals, published several books and developed several negotiations simulation exercises. He provided Consultant/Trainer services to several organizations in the family business, private, public and multinational sectors. He also held various academic-administrative positions at IIMA.

Dr Jerome Joseph has held several administrative leadership positions:

-He has been Editor and Chairperson, Board of Editors of Vikalpa-The Journal for Decision Makers (1990 -1992)
-Chairperson of the Post Graduate Programme in Management (1995-1997)
-Chairperson of the Staff Evaluation and Development Committee
-Coordinator of the Faculty Recruitment Committee of the Personnel & Industrial Relations Area
-Member, Admissions Committee and regular member of the Admissions Interview team for the Post Graduate Programme of the Institute
-Member, Management Development Committee
-Member, Fellow (Doctoral) Programme in Management
-Chairperson of the Personnel & Industrial Relations Area several times
-Prior to joining IIMA, he was Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, Loyola College, Madras
-Has mentored several Educators, Trainers, Management Scholars and professional managers during his academic career spanning 39 years, 29+ years of which have been at IIM Ahmedabad.

Date of Birth: March 03, 1950