Dr.Shabir A. BhatProfessor in the Department of Management Studies, University of Kashmir.
Prof Shabir has about thirty 38 years of teaching, research, and administrative experience to his credit. He has held several academic and administrative positions such as Dean Academic Affairs, University of Kashmir, Dean Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies; Director, Business School, Director Center for Career Planning and Counseling, Director-Directorate of Distance Education, Director UGC-HRDC, and Head, Deptt. of Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Studies. His area of specialization is Management and organizational behavior. He has taught several courses in Management, OB, organizational change, OD interventions, International Human Resource Management. A prolific writer who has extensively researched and written on Management, Total Quality Management in Higher Education, Corporate Ethics, Sustainability in Higher education, Organizational Culture, Entrepreneurship, Disaster Management and has more than 80 research papers, articles, book reviews to his credit.
His work has appeared in various reputed national and international journals and magazines. Prof. Shabir has authored eight books in the area of management and business studies in addition to two edited books. He has guided several Ph.D. and M.Phil scholars in significant areas of management over the years. Prof. Shabir has presented his research in more than twenty universities and research institutions worldwide and has attended a number of advanced courses/workshops/seminars in various universities- including Harvard University, Eastern Washington University, Hagahelia University, Finland, National University of Taiwan, Gonzaga University, Washington, and consulted for some top companies and Govt. organizations. He has been on the editorial board of various reputed journals and the Chief Editor of the faculty Journal ‘The Business Review’.
Prof. Shabir has received several awards for his outstanding contributions in academics, research, and administration which include the best teacher award in the HRM, National Leadership Award, and appreciation award for academia-Industry Interface. He is the chairman and member of various committees in the university. While serving in several capacities, he has enormously contributed to the academic, research and corporate life of the university. He has been on the Executive Board of AIMS and is currently a member of various national and international academic associations, which include NAAC, UGC, AIMS, AMA-United States of America, IMDA, AIMA, IIPA, and ICFAI.