Udayan Dhar | Weatherhead

Udayan Dhar

Udayan Dhar
PhD Organizational Behavior, 2017 - Present

Udayan Dhar comes to the Weatherhead School of Management with several years of experience in a diverse range of organizations in India- including Ashoka University, Godrej, and Infosys- primarily in the domains of talent and diversity management.

His research is focused on how Positive Organizational Psychology can be used as a tool to foster leadership at all levels. Currently, he is studying the construct of the ideal self, and its role in leadership development and coaching.

MBA, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies , 2014
BE, SGS Institute of Technology and Science , 2009

Interests and Courses


Leadership Coaching, Management Education, Sustainability


Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, Research Methods

Recent Courses and Syllabi

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Selected Publications


  • Dhar, U. (Presenter & Author) Institute of Coaching Annual Conference, "The Role of Vision Based Coaching in Psychological Well-Being, Transformational Leadership and Ethical Decision Making", Institute of Coaching, Harvard University. (2018).
  • Dhar, U. (Presenter & Author) Academy of Management Annual Meeting, "The Evolving Ideal Self", Academy of Management, (2018).
  • Dhar, U. Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Annual Meeting, "Designing a Management Education Course on Individual Leadership based on Emotional & Social Intelligence (ESI) and the Ideal Self", Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (MOBTS), (2018).