Prof. Vikas Rai Bhatnagar

Positions: Action Researcher, Consultant and Advisor to Higher Education, New Delhi

An avid Action Researcher and Organizational Behavior scholar, Vikas has rich and diverse experience of demonstrated leadership across organizations and industries. He has made seminal research contribution in conceptualizing employee strengths and happiness at work—research that is published by leading International journals and reputed International publishers like Sage (UK) and Springer (Germany).

An in Indian Army veteran, Vikas led troops from the front in high altitude areas across the line of actual control and provided assistance to the civil administration during times of national emergencies. Thereafter, Vikas led the strategic human resources function of reputed organizations MNCs like GE (Lighting), Bayer BioScience (India), Dr. Reddy’s, and has been the CHRO of promoter-led organizations like the Spark Minda Group and Shree Cement.

Vikas is a doctorate (executive fellow program in management) from the Management Development Institute Gurgaon, an M. Phil in advanced management research, an MBA in human resources management and an MA in psychology. A Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Vikas provides action research consultancy to organizations, making them effective. He has a keen interest in the higher education industry and his rich insights have benefitted many organizations to move to the next level of effectiveness.