Developing HRD Professionals and enhancing HRD professionalism


Prof. N.M Agrawal


Narendra M. Agrawal is an Adjunct Professor in OBHRM area at IIM Bangalore, IIM Rohtak, IIM Sambalpur and Academy of HRD (He superannuated as a full professor in July 2014). Prior to joining IIMB, Professor Agrawal worked for 24 years with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. Professor Agrawal’s areas of research interests are essentially organisa- tion focused and multi-disciplinary in nature. His current research interests are human challenges of knowledge organizations, innovative learning processes in high performing Indian organizations, leader- ship and change management, developing leadership pipeline, managing knowledge workers, creating learning and innovative organizations, and designing effective training systems He has conducted more than 800 management development programmes in India and abroad. He has been a British Council Scholar. He has been a visiting faculty at St. Gallan University, Switzerland, Gothenburg University, Swe- den; AESE, Lisbon, IESE, Madrid , PUC, Chile and PIM, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Research Experties
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Leadership
  • Change Management


The Academy membership is now open to organizations, individual HRD professionals, HRD students and all other managers and professionals who are keen to learn about HRD and apply it in their work and life. The membership with the Academy will be a catalyst for staying in touch with the field and contribute to the field of HRD by sharing experiences in various forums/publications.


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