Department of Business and Sustainability
Ritika Mahajan is a faculty member in the Department of Business and Sustainability. She teaches courses on Management Functions and Organisation Behaviour, Qualitative Research, International Financial Management, and Introduction to Management Techniques. She completed her doctoral research on 'Management Education in India' as a UGC Research Fellow in the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee in 2014; following which a book on this work titled 'Masters Speak: Management Education in India' was published by Bloomsbury. In her current engagement in TERI University, she is working in the areas of management education for sustainable development including principles of responsible management education, stakeholder experiences with sustainability management education, business sustainability, and qualitative research. She has contributed research papers, book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals by publishers like Emerald, Springer, Business Standard, Edward Elgar etc., and presented in national and international conferences at IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow etc. She is also a regular reviewer for a few international journals. By qualification, she holds an MBA (Gold Medalist) and a BBA Honours (Gold Medalist) degree. In 2015-16, she co-led two Five-Day Schools on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) under an agreement between the TERI University and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) supported by the European Union funded SWITCH-Asia Programme. She is also an alumnus of the Second UN Winter School on SCP held at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok.
Honors and AwardsBest Research Paper Award by the ISOL Foundation at an International Conference on Rethinking Management Education organised in New Delhi in 2017
Neal Doerr Gold Medal for Best Paper by the Sugar Technologists Association of India at 71st Annual Convention and Sugar Expo organised in Hyderabad in 2012
Junior Research Fellowship by University Grants Commission in 2010
BBA Hons (Gold Medalist)
Selected PublicationsFaculty Experiences with Teaching Sustainability in Management Education : A Study of Select Management Institutions in India
Bandhyopadhyay, K. and Mahajan, R.
In Arevalo,Jorge A., and Mitchell, Shelley.(ed.), Handbook of Sustainability in Management Education: In Search of a Multidisciplinary, Innovative and Integrated Approach, Edward Elgar Publishers.,
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?"
Jindyasa, Vol. 8(2): 57-62,
Education and Learning
Dhar Chakrabarti, P.G., Mahajan, R. and Thakur, A.K.
In Dhar Chakrabarti, P.G. (ed.) People, Planet and Progress Beyond 2015,
Corporate Social Responsibility Conundrum in India: Revisiting Carroll?s Pyramid and the Road Ahead
Pacific Business Review,