Research Interests

Positive psychology, Quality of Life, Happiness, Psychometrics, Leadership

Dr. Tithi Bhatnagar

Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Leadership and Change (CLC)

Ph.D. (IIT, Bombay), M.A., Psychology (M.L.S. University, Udaipur)

Dr. Tithi Bhatnagar is currently working as Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Leadership and Change (CLC). She is also the Institute Coordinator for Professional Training Programs and the Executive Director of the Centre for Leadership and Change. She is also a member of the Student Disciplinary Committee and the JIBS Ph.D. Committee.

She is a Psychologist by training and a Well-being and Happiness researcher and teacher by profession. Her doctoral research was in the area of Subjective Well-Being (SWB). Her professional experience is a mix of industry, freelance consulting and academics. Previous to joining JGU, she was an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean at the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, G. D. Goenka University. She is serving on the Industry Research Board as a social scientist (such as a social scientist for Stem Cell Research for Datt Mediproducts Pvt. Ltd., Sohna, Haryana) and has been invited by several organizations as a resource person. She is also a member of the International Society of Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) and a Member of the Academic Council of United Nations (ACUNS).

Research Experience

She has presented research papers in several national and international conferences of repute. Her dissertation had been shortlisted for the best dissertation award at the International and National levels. She has been awarded with various scholarships and awards, including being highlighted as the “Member of the Month” by the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies” in 2016. She was a Gold Medalist for her Master’s degree and Silver Medalist for her Bachelor’s degree.

Teaching Experience

At JGU, she teaches the following elective courses – Happiness at Workplace, Humor as a Tool for Business Success, The Psychology of Subjective Well-Being, and Foundations of Qualitative Research Methods. She teaches Research Methods modules to Doctoral Scholars.

Training Experience

At JIBS, Dr. Bhatnagar is responsible for managing the training initiatives including management development program, teacher training programs and the Management Consulting Fundamentals course for students and JGU employees.

She has trained over 2300+ teachers, students and executives on topics like Understanding Stress, Stress Management, Performance Enhancement, Subjective Well-Being, Multiple Intelligence, Work Life Balance and Motivation at Workplace. She has a mixed experience of Academics, Industry, and Freelancing. She has worked for the Infosys Leadership Institute as a Decision Solutions specialist; has done freelancing projects for organizations like MindTree; worked as visiting faculty at Amrita Vishwavidyapeetham, and Faculty and Dean at G.D. Goenka University. She has contributed in offering a wide variety of both individual and organizational profiling and interventions, assessments to organizational development initiatives, and aiding in institution building.