Jatin Christie

Senior Lecturer
PhD (Dharamsinh Desai University)
Areas of interest
Organizational Behaviour, Learning & Development, Organizational Development, Pedagogy Innovations, Life Skills Development, Personal Awareness and Individual Growth
+91 79 61911336

Dr. Jatin Christie is a faculty in the domain of Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management and Life Skills with the Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University. He has over 16 years of postgraduate teaching experience. He teaches courses in the areas of Organizational Behaviour, Learning & Development, Organizational Development, Life Skills and Personal Effectiveness. He has a PhD in Management. He has done a course on Entrepreneurship Development at the Judge Business School, Cambridge University. He is a Gold medallist in Journalism and Mass Communication and has also done a course in Human Rights. He specializes in courses on Life Skills, Self-Management and Personal Growth. He is presently teaching courses on Achievement Motivation, Assertiveness Training and Personal Effectiveness.

He is actively involved and interested in the areas of Pedagogy Innovations and Teaching-Learning Technology through teaching, research and consultancy. He has imparted trainings in the field of Pedagogy Innovations and Pedagogy Effectiveness.

Prof. Christie is a Corporate Trainer and has imparted several trainings in Soft Skills Development, Leadership, Communication, Time Management, Self-Awareness, Assertiveness, Achievement Motivation, Personality Development and Organizational Development. He has an inimitable style and acumen of creating effective training expereince by building novel trainee experience and engagement.

His research interests include People Processes and Behaviour, Change Management, Teaching and Learning Interface, Education Technology, Training Effectiveness, Communication and Social Entrepreneurship. He has written case studies and presented papers at several National and International Conferences.


Prof. Jatin Christie's Research interest includes:

  • Pedagogy Innovations
  • Teaching and Learning Styles
  • Learning approaches and Learning Outcomes
  • Happiness and wellbeing
  • People Behaviour and processes

  1. “Relationships between learning approaches and learning outcomes among MBA students of Gujarat” published in Paripex – Indian Journal of Research, June 2015 ISSN 2250 1991
  1.  “Relationships between perceptions of academic environment, learning approaches and learning outcomes among MBA students of Gujarat” published in International Journal of Scientific Research, July 2015 ISSN 2277 8179
  1. “Dual Career Couple – Issues, Challenges and Remedies” published EXCEL International Journal of Multidisciplinary Management Studies, Vol.2 Issue 12, December 2012, ISSN 2249 8834
  1. “Importance Of Pedagogy in Preparing MBA Participants To Cope With Business Environment Challenges”,  published in Proceedings of 2012 Nirma International Conference on Management (NICOM), Ahmedabad, Excel Publications. (5-7 January, 2012) (ISBN: 978-93-81361-73-3)
  1. “Organizational Determinants of Retailing Franchising into Rural Areas – A Case Study of Chilea Community” was accepted and presented at the Ninth Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship of EDI, Ahmedabad in February 2011
  1. “Product and Service Innovations in Rural Markets of India” was accepted and presented at the Ninth Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship of EDI, Ahmedabad in February 2011
  1. “Development of Social Spaces through Infrastructural Development” published in Commodity Vision (Volume 4, Issue 4), a journal of Takshashila Academia of Economic Research in January 2011
  1. “Pedagogy to Andragogy – A paradigm shift in teaching and learning” the abstract was accepted by the international IJAS Conference for Academic Disciplines which was held on the Suffolk University campus in June 2009.
  1. Transformation of Urban Ghettos – A Case study of Juhapura (a minority dominated area) of Ahmedabad” presented at the National Conference on “Managing for Tomorrow” organized by AES Postgraduate Institute of Business Management, Ahmedabad University.
  1. “Employing the Differently-abled in the modern day businesses – Issues, Opportunities and Challenges” was accepted at AMCON (Asian Management Conference) 2009 organized by Asian School of Business Management, Orissa. (ISBN: 978-81-7446-788-1)
  1. “Pedagogy to Andragogy” – A paradigm shift in facilitating Teaching and Learning among people with special focus on teaching practices of Business schools in Ahmedabad was accepted and presented at the conference titled ‘HRM in the Context of Global Meltdown’ organized by ICFAI Business School, Ahmedabad.
  2. “Role of Proxemics in Social Entrepreneurship” was accepted for presentation at the  8th   biennial conference hosted by EDI, Ahmedabad. The conference was in March 2009.This paper has been published in the conference-proceedings CD-ROM
  3. “Social Entrepreneurship: Profits v/s Community” was accepted and presented at the 12th International Conference: NICOM 2009 hosted by Nirma University between 8-10 January 2009. This paper was published in a in a book “Creating wealth through Strategic HRM and Entrepreneurship” by Excel publications, edited by C Gopalkrishnan, Nina Muncherji and Upinder Dhar.( ISBN: 978-81-7446-702-7)v                

         n. “Impact of Liberalization on Indian Labour” presented at National Seminar on HRM organized by Gandhi Labour Institute


Case Studies:

  1. GemTech : Dealing with Change
  2. DreamBuild – Designing a training program for a construction company
  3. Sakhi Garments Limited (Business or Values)

Newspaper Articles:

  1. “Teachers can help Gullivers travel smoothly through their student life”, Daily News & Analysis
  1. “An Entrepreneur Must Take Risks & Make Tough Choices to Take Plunge”, Daily News & Analysis
  1. “Need to foster positive environment for deep learning”, Daily News & Analysis

Dr. Christie is teaching the following courses:

  1. Organizational Behaviour
  2. Organizational Development
  3. Learning and Development
  4. Achievement Motivation and Assertiveness Training
  5. Personal Effectiveness
  6. Leadership
  7. Personal Growth
  8. NGO Management
  9. Human Resource Management
  10.  Pedagogy, Teaching, Learning Tools, Creativity & Innovation (for PhD participants)
  11.  Understanding Change
  12. Management Lessons from Indian Wisdom

  • Coordinator - ISRI (A student development initiative of AMSOM)
  • Member - AUSEAC (AU Students Activities Committee)
  • Coordinator - Sports (AMSOM, MBA Program)
  • Coordinator - Literary Club (Ahmedabad University)

Professional Membership:

  • Member of Academy of Management

External Teaching Assignments:

  • Taught courses on "Personal Growth" and "Team Building & Leadership in Construction Sector" at CEPT University, Ahmedabad
  • Taught courses in the OB and HRM area at Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management, Ahmedabad
  • Taught courses in the OB and HRM area at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad

Journal Reviewer:

  • Reviewed papers and workshop proposals for Academy of Management Teaching and Learning Conference, 2017
  • Reviewed papers and workshop proposals for Academy of Management Conference, 2017

Book Review:

Reviewed a book on ‘Organizational Behaviour’ for Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited

Behavioural Training:

Have completed the Basic Laboratory on Human Processes conducted by Indian Society of Applied Behavioural Sciences


Dr. Christie has conducted training programs for corporates, NGOs as well as educational institutes. Some of his training assignments are enlisted below:

Corporate Training:

  • Behavioural Trainings for Executives of Vedanta Limited, Goa
  • Training of Trainers for the Senior executives of JMC Limited
  • Achievement Motivation and Assertiveness Training for Adani Wilmar
  • Assertiveness Training for senior executives of Kalpataru Power and JMC Limited
  • Trainer for the Adani Emerging Leadership program (AELP) which is a  management leadership program for the Adani Group
  • Communication, Leadership and soft skills trainings for JMC Limited
  • Communications and Leadership training for Kutch Vikas Trust, Gandhidham


Faculty Development Programs:

  • Conducted FDP on "Building Strong Student Relationships" for Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat
  • Conducted FDP on "Effective Pedagogy" for Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat
  • Conducted FDP for faculty of Ahmedabad University on Effective Pedagogy
  • Conducted FDP for GyanManjari Vidhyapith, Bhavnagar


Did an organizational development consultancy for Gateway Technolabs to help the organization change their processes for effective organizational functioning


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