Dr. Shailaja Karve

PROFESSOR at K J Somaiya Institute of Management

  • Department:
  • Institute:
    K J Somaiya Institute of Management
  • Location:
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
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  • Contact Details:

    Landline No. : 67283116

    Extension No. : 3116

  • Office Address :


  • Timings For Visitors:


  • Curriculum Vitae

Area Chairperson OB/HR Area

Initiated the MDP cell on campus and was chairperson of MDP and Consultancy 2007- till 30th September 2013.

Bachelor of Arts ( BA Psychology),Mumbai University,1983

Masters in Arts (MA Psychology),Mumbai University,1985

Masters in Personnel Management,Symbiosis Institute of Business Management , Pune University,1995

PhD,National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai,2010


  • K. J. Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai, Core faculty, December 2006 - Present
  • ITM, Faculty, June 2004 - November 2006
  • Defence Service Staff College, Faculty, January 2000 - December 2000
  • Ruparel College, Faculty, June 1985 - July 1988
  • Wadia College, Faculty, February 1992 - March 1993
  • institute of Rural Management Chandigarh, Faculty, March 2001 - March 2002
  • Symbiosis institute of Business Management, Visiting Faculty, January 1993 - Present
  • Non Academic

  • Krupp industries, Psychologist role, January 1992 - January 1993
  • GEC Alsthom, Associate Head, January 1995 - Present
  • Team Management & Efficacy
  • Designing and Testing instruments on Team Role Efficacy
  • Understanding the Antecedents & Consequences of Organizational Climate
  • Human Resource and Organization Behaviour
  • Team Building, Team Efficacy and Organizational Change
  • Corporate Restructuring for Bajaj Steel india Limited Nagpur as Third Party Vendor (through SMART CHOICE)

  • Consulted for Maharashtra Electricity Regulation Commission Mumbai on Organizational Assessment and Training Need Analysis

  • Consulted for Taj Palace Udaipur, Taj Gateway Mangalore, Taj Vivanta Bangalore on Assessment Center for Taj group of Hotels, under Maruma Consultants

  • Consulted for Nagarjuna Petrochemicals Limited Chennai on Organization Restructuring and Role Clarity

  • (a) Training

    • Human Resources management & Organization behaviour - Communications Skills Personal Growth Lab, Personal Efficacy,  Team building,  Team Efficacy, Team Leadership, Problem Solving & Decision making, Stress management , Conflict resolution, Performance counseling, Business communication, Leadership training, Appreciative inquiry, Mentoring, Managerial Skills, interpersonal Communication, managerial Counselling, Emotional intelligence , Personality Development, Goal Setting & Time Management, Personnel Enhancement, Art of Developing Others, Developing the Frontline Leaders, Case Analysis and Case Writing, Train the Trainer

    Target audience – Reliance infrastructure Ltd , Reliance india Limited, Larsen & Tubro, Sandoz, Bombay Chamber of Commerce,  Godavari Sugars, Bankers Training College, indian Navy, Bank of Baroda, Power grid,  Sardar Patel College of Engineering, & The institute of Chartered Accountants india & Maharashtra Energy Regulatory Commission, TCS, NTPC, Krupp industries, NITIE, Kokilaben Hospital, Glaxo Smithkline, Mumbai Police, Sun Pharmaceuticals, insurance institute of india, Arkiema, Schaefler india

    .(b) Consulting

    • As part of running an Assessment centre and Development centre have experience in being a centre head, designing exercises, identifying and designing the assessment matrix. Have also worked with a colleague in developing the Competency Model.
    • Assessor for Development  Centers – target audience – indian Hotels Co Ltd Taj Group., Lupin, ACG Cognizant,  LG, Tietoenator & Go Air- hospitality, Pharma,  tourism, MNC consumer durable, a private bank, an IT software development organization.
    • Consulted & created a Organization restructuring exercise for a steel manufacturing organization in Nagpur- Bajaj Steel industries
    • involved as an interview panelist for recruitment & promotional interviews with Food Corporation of india & Reliance infrastructure Ltd.
    • Organizational Assessment and Training Need Analysis for Maharashtra Electricity Regulation Commission Mumbai
    • Organization Restructuring and Role Clarity. Nagarjuna Petrochemicals Limited Cuddalore Tamil Nadu
  • Conducted multiple MDPs for Sandoz india Limited on topics like:

    (a) Managing interpersonal Effectiveness and Teams

    (b) Managing Teams

    (c) Developing the Frontline Leaders

  • Conducted multiple MDPs for National institute of Mental Health on topics like:

    (a) Training & Evaluation Methods

    (b) HR Planning

  • Conducted multiple MDPs for Reliance india Limited and Reliance infrastructure on topics like:

    (a) Business Communication & Personality Development

    (b) Team Building

  • Conducted multiple MDPs for insurance institute of india on topics like:

    (a) Self Management - interpersonal communication skills

    (b) Training Need Analysis

    (c) Principles of adult learning

    (d) Training Evaluation

    (e) People Management

     (f)  EIM-Understanding role in company's performance management framework

    (g) ECGC Employees-Leadership & Team Building


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