Dr. D.M. Pestonjee (Advisor) He has served eminent institutions like IIM Ahmedabad and Banaras Hindu University.He is a psychologist having Ph. D. in Industrial Psychology from the Aligarh Muslim University and he was conferred the D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) by the Banaras Hindu University in April 2003. Among the book authored and Research Articles written, his better known works are: ‘Organization Structure and Job Attitudes (1973)’, ‘Behavioural Processes in Organization (1981)’ and ‘Studies in Organizational Roles and Stress and Coping (1997)’. He has been Temporary Advisor to International Organizations like WHO, USAID, OXFAM. He was also an Individual Category Elected Member of the International Social Science Council of the UNESCO to represent Management Sciences for three terms, 1980-83; 1983-86; 1986-89. He has served on several national bodies like ICSSR, AICTE, ICMR and UGC. He has conducted a large number of management development programmes for executives on the theme of ‘executive stress and coping’; also helped organizations with ‘stress audit’ to analyse and understand their role stresses with a view to incorporate relevant development inputs. He has been associated with public and private sector organizations, NGOs, MNCs, and joint sector organizations. His current areas of interest are executive stress, coping and issues related to executive health, job satisfaction and morale.
Dr. Yogesh is a university rank holder in BA(Psychology) from St. Xavier’s College, PG from SCMHRD&XLRI plus a certified Thomas Consultant. He carried out his Ph.D. research in Organization Development (OD) under the able guidance of Dr. D.M.Pestonjee(Retd. professor IIM-A) and developed Happiness Inventory [H.i.].
An author of ‘Are you happy@work?’ & ‘Training & Development’, a member of British psychological society and certified in training from ISTD, Dr. Yogesh has 20+ years of experience in the field of Education, Training and HR. He is a passionate Happiness Coach, a corporate trainer& OD facilitator, a faculty development expert and a sought after faculty for Training and Development to prominent B Schools in the country. He has also designed several tools and tests for pre-employment screening.
With several research papers & newspaper articles also to his credit, Dr.Yogesh has served clients like Ford Motor, Bridgestone, Genpact, Bruckhardt, RBI, FedEx, Rasna, Tata Teleservices, Intas Biopharmaceuticals, Reliance Industries Ltd to name a few. His diverse exposure to various industry segments helps him to add value to the clients.