Saumya Sindhwani

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour (Practice)
Associate Dean–Advanced Management Programmes (RCI-AMP’s)



Saumya Sindhwani is an Assistant Professor (Practice) in the Strategy & OB group. Her research interests are at the intersection of strategy, leadership and society. She actively looks into the challenges faced by organisations while designing and implementing strategy, given the highly volatile, uncertain and complex business environment we live in today. She also has keen interest in the role of women as economic change agents, including their leadership styles. She has published two books, one on leadership and the other on the role of creativity in business. Prior to entering academia she has spent many years as a consultant with Aon Hewitt and also worked with British Broadcasting Corporation. She regularly publishes in applied journals and presents at various academic conferences and corporate events. She is an award winning teacher. She is also a poet, her poems have been published in various anthologies.



  • 2017 - Present: Assistant Professor (Practice), Indian School of Business
  • 2015 - 2018: Senior Lecturer of Strategic Management, Lee Kong Chian School of Business , Singapore Management University
  • 2013 - 2015: Head Faculty Development Head Faculty Development, Centre for Management Practice, Singapore Management University
  • 2006 - 2011: Adjunct Professor, Lancaster University, India Campus
  • 2006 - 2011: Visiting Faculty, MBA Schools
  • 2005 - 2006: Senior Research and Teaching Fellow, Manchester Business School


In the Media

November 23, 2023: Five Lessons to navigate uncertainty in the gig economy, Forbes.

September 25, 2023: Brand Maruti: Lessons on how to understand consumer, act and race, Forbers.

October , 2009: India’s Knowledge Economy Readiness, Industry Report.

August , 2009: Top Companies for Leaders, Industry Report.

Research & Publications