Educational Qualification


Research Area

    Training & Development, Entrepreneurship, Employee Empowerment, Performance Appraisal, Appreciative Inquiry, Psychometric Testing


  • Associate Professor


  • Department of Undergraduate Studies in Management

General Information

  • 07971652660

  • Cabin No. 203, First Floor, M Block, Institute of Management, Nirma University Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad-382 481.


    Training and Development , Human Resource Management , Business Consulting , Organisational Behaviour , Organisational Change and Development , Leadership , Management Development , Employee Empowerment , Psychometric Testing


  • Dr. Hardik Shah is a passionate faculty, trainer and researcher having more than 16 years of experience in HRM & OD domain. He successfully facilitated and steered number of training/consulting assignments in the different organizations including Mahindra Comviva, NIAM, CEL, Johnson Control- Hitachi Air-conditioning, Apollo Tyres, Reckitt Benkiser (RB). He has authored three books and over 30+ Research Papers. He is on the editorial board of 'AI Practitioner’, the only journal worldwide, dedicated to 'appreciative inquiry’. He is also reviewer for Journal of public administration and policy research (JPAPR), Journal of Management Development (JMD), European Journal of Training and Development (EJTD) and Journal of Public Administration and Policy Research (JPAPR). His current areas of interests includes competency mapping, projects teams, managerial capability building, psychometric testing/assessment, and appreciative inquiry. Selected consulting assignments Completed are : Career Aspirations and Attributes of Indian Gen Y @ Workplace, a joint research by Academy of HRD, IKYA Human Capital Solutions Ltd. and MTHR Global Inc.

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