Dr. Amit Nandkeolyar

Organizational Behaviour

Amit Nandkeolyar is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and teaches courses on Negotiation Analysis, Leadership and Teams. Prior to joining IIMA, he worked with the Indian School of Business.


Before joining academia, he worked with MMTC Limited - a major international trading company in the areas of corporate planning and engineering exports.


His current research focuses on how individuals and teams adapt in response to changes in their work environment. He has published in top-tier management journals like Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology and Harvard Business Review. He also writes for the popular media and has been widely quoted by media outlets like Forbes India, Economic Times, China Daily, Business World, The Hindu and The Times of India.


He has received multiple reviewer awards from the Academy of Management, USA. 


Educational Qualifications


University of Iowa, Iowa City



Major: Organizational Behavior; Minor: Human Resources



Nanyang Technological University, Singapore



Specialization: Strategic Management



National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India 



Specialization: Electrical Engineering



Professional Affiliation

  • Academy of Management, USA
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, USA
  • American Psychological Association, USA





Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

PGP (MBA) Courses

  • Induction Program
  • Individual and Group Processes
  • Business Negotiations


Executive Education: 

  • Leadership
  • Teams
  • Negotiations


Indian School of Business

PGP (MBA) Courses:

  • Negotiation Analysis
  • Leadership Development Program (LEAD)


Executive Education: 

  • Managing Organizations  
  • Negotiation workshop 


University of Iowa

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Individuals, Teams & Organizations
  • Introduction to Management 

Area of Research

  • Personality and Individual differences
  • Multilevel modeling
  • Abusive Supervision
  • Cross-Cultural Negotiations

Journal Publications


Awards & Honors


Media mentions


IIM, Ahmedabad


Indian School of Business

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