Dean's Profile


Prof. Sunita Singh Sengupta, a Gold Medalist in Psychology from Patna University (1983) and Ph.D. in Organizational Behaviour from A N Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna (1988), joined Faculty of Management Studies (Organizational Behaviour Group), University of Delhi as a Professor on September 7, 2005. She has over 30 years of research and teaching experience and has been Associate Professor earlier at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (Behavioural Science Group, 1996-2005) and Lecturer in Magadh University (Dept. of Psychology, 1991-1996).
 
Dr. Singh Sengupta, a recipient of distinguished Homi Bhabha Fellowship, has authored 25 books and more than 6 dozen articles in national and international journals of repute. She is a widely travelled scholar and has lectured in USA, UK and France. Her  area of research interests include Rethinking Management Education, Value Based Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Women Leadership in Organizations,  Business Transformation Through Spiritual Leadership, Indigenous Management, Global Climate Change and Eco System Management: Insights from Wisdom Traditions, Indian Culture Philosophy and Management, Social Unity and Harmony for Global Economic Development, Generating Happiness at Workplace, , Ethical and Spiritual Foundations of Organizational Development, and Vedic Foundations of  Management.
 
Dr. Sunita Singh Sengupta, while at IIM Calcutta, organized an International Conference on Business Social Partnership: Beyond Philanthropy during December 4-8, 2002 where 21 countries participated. In 2007 at FMS, she initiated a series of five International Conferences on Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership every alternate year. The fifth in the series – International Conference on Spirituality for Global Economic Development – took place during September 11-13, 2015 at Fullerton Hall, The Art Institute of Chicago; the very same hall where Swami Vivekananda on September 11, 1893 delivered the historic Chicago Speech in the World Parliament of Religions. The Series of Conferences initiated in 2007 culminated in ten Volume Compendium on Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership that was released on September 11, 2015 at the Art Institute of Chicago. She has done various academic summits on Indigenous Models of Business Ethics, Good Governance and Sustainable Development.
 
Dr. Singh  Sengupta, in her research, integrates insights drawn from Vedic Studies, Indian Philosophy and different  literature pertaining to traditional Indian Culture and Heritage in order to assimilate it with modern management practices to create non-exploitative, ethical and value based business environment for long term sustainable growth and prosperity for all.