Admissions 2017

Faculty - TERI University


Ritika Mahajan
Assistant Professor,
Department of Business Sustainability

Dr Ritika Mahajan is a faculty member in the Department of Business Sustainability, TERI University. She completed PhD on "Management Education in India" as a Research Fellow in the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2014. Her doctoral research was based on in-depth interviews with India"s leading institution builders in IIMs, IITs and other premier B-schools. A book on her doctoral work titled "Masters Speak" was published by Bloomsbury Publishers in 2014.In her current engagement as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Sustainability, she is furthering the research base of her doctoral work in the broad area of qualitative research and education for sustainable development including significance of Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME), business sustainability, faculty and student experiences with courses on sustainability and so on. She has written more than 25 research papers, book chapters and popular articles published in peer-reviewed national and international journals by publishers like Springer, Emerald, Edward Elgar, Oxford University Press, and Business Standard and presented in national and international conferences at IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, IIT Delhi, SIBM etc. By qualification, she is an MBA (Gold Medalist)and BBA Hons(Gold Medalist. Her teaching interests are general management, qualitative research and corporate accounting and finance.




Educational Qualifications
  •  Ph D, IIT Roorkee, 2014

  •  MBA, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, 2010

  •  BBA, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, 2008

Honors and Awards
Neal Doerr Gold Medal for Best Paper by Sugar Technologists Association of India at 71st Annual Convention and Sugar Expo, Hyderabad, 2012

Junior Research Fellowship by UGC, 2010

Gold Medal for standing first in MBA, 2010

Gold Medal for standing first in BBA Hons., 2008

Selected Publications
 Faculty Experiences with Teaching Sustainability in Management Education : A Study of Select Management Institutions in India
Bandhyopadhyay, K. and Mahajan, R.
Arevalo,Jorge A., and Mitchell,Shelley.(Eds.) (forthcoming 2017) Handbook of Sustainability in Management Education: In Search of a Multidisciplinary, Innovative and Integrated Approach. Edward Elgar,

 Analysis of Challenges for Management Education in India using Total Interpretive Structural Modelling
Mahajan R, Agrawal R, Sharma S and Nangia VK
Quality Assurance in Education, 25(1), 95-122,

 Commentary on "Out of Focus or Inappropriate Paradigm Choice: What happened to Management Research?"
Mahajan R
Jindyasa, Vol. 8(2): 57-62,

 Corporate Social Responsibility Conundrum in India: Revisiting Carroll?s Pyramid and the Road Ahead
Mahajan R
Pacific Business Review,

 India?s Management Education Growth Story: A Retrospect
Mahajan R
AIMA Journal of Management and Research,


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