Pillutla, Madan

Dean & Professor, Organisational Behaviour

Email Dean_isb@isb.edu


Madan Pillutla is Dean & Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the Indian School of Business. Madan has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS, Pilani, post graduate degrees from XLRI, Jamshedpur and the University of Illinois and a PhD from the University of British Columbia. He has many publications in the best academic journals in the field and has also served as an associate editor in top journals such as the Academy of Management Annals and Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes and been on the editorial boards of other top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review and Administrative Science Quarterly. Madan has won numerous teaching awards at LBS where he introduced the popular Negotiations elective and directed successful executive education programs such as the Essentials of Leadership and Negotiation & Influence programs. Madan taught the founding batches of the PGP program at both the Hyderabad and Mohali campuses of the Indian School of Business (ISB) and received the best teacher award from the inaugural batch of students from the Mohali campus.



  • 2021 - Present: Dean & Professor, Indian School of Business
  • 2008 - 2021: Professor of Organizational Behavior, London School of Business
  • 2001 - 2007: Associate Professor, London School of Business
  • 1999 - 2001: Assistant Professor, London School of Business
  • 1995 - 1999: Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • 1992 - 1995: Research Assistant to Professor J K Murnighan, University of Illinois


In the Media

September 18, 2020: Does work-from-home work for all?, Hindu Business Line.

Research & Publications