Imperial College London

Dr. Sankalp Chaturvedi

Business School

Associate Professor of OB and Leadership



+44 (0)20 7594 1232sankalp.chaturvedi




299Business School BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Sankalp Chaturvedi is an Associate Professor (Organisational Behavior & Leadership) at the Imperial College Business School. Currently, Sankalp is also leading the Gandhi Centre within the School. He holds a PhD from the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. Prior to his PhD, he has a Masters in Human Resource Development and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India) and a Bachelors in Engineering from RAU, Udaipur (India).

The central focus of Sankalp’s research is in the areas of  Leadership, Mindfulness, collaboration mechanisms in Teams. He is interested in the role of both psychological factors (motivational orientations ) and situational factors (e.g., leadership, trust) in explaining micro-foundations of organizational behavior.  Specifically, in the leadership domain, Sankalp is interested in examining the “nature vs. nurture” debates with regard to behaviours in organizations. He uses twin-sampling methodology to advance the understanding of the biological basis of behaviour. He is also keen to study the role of mindfulness in leadership spillover effects on follower stress, well being and performance. 

Sankalp has been an active participant and reviewer in several international conferences like the Academy of Management and the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. His articles have been published/ accepted in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Strategic Management Journal, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Management , Journal of Vocational Behavior, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice,  Journal of Business EthicsMindfulnessEnergy Policy and Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, among others.



Reb J, Chaturvedi S, Naryanan J, et al., 2019, Leader mindfulness and employee performance: a sequential mediation model of LMX quality, interpersonal justice, and employee stress, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol:160, ISSN:0167-4544, Pages:745-763

Nicolay CR, Williams SP, Brkic M, et al., 2019, Measuring the organisational health of acute sector healthcare organisations: Development and validation of the Healthcare-OH survey, International Journal of Healthcare Management, ISSN:2047-9700, Pages:1-13

Williams SP, Malik HT, Nicolay CR, et al., 2018, Interventions to improve employee health and well-being within health care organizations-a systematic review, Journal of Healthcare Risk Management, Vol:37, ISSN:1074-4797, Pages:25-51

Reb J, Narayanan J, Chaturvedi S, et al., 2016, The mediating role of emotional exhaustion in the relationship of mindfulness with turnover intentions and job performance, Mindfulness, Vol:8, ISSN:1868-8535, Pages:707-716

Schillebeeckx SJD, Chaturvedi S, George G, et al., 2016, What do I want? The effects of individual aspiration and relational capability on collaboration preferences., Strategic Management Journal, Vol:37, ISSN:1097-0266, Pages:1493-1506

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