Imperial College London

Professor Sankalp Chaturvedi

Business School

Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)



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299Business School BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Sankalp Chaturvedi is a Professor (Organisational Behavior & Leadership) at the Imperial College Business School. Currently, Sankalp is also the Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and co-director of the Gandhi Centre for Inclusive Innovation within the School.

He holds a Ph.D. from the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. Prior to his Ph.D., 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, and collaboration mechanisms in Teams. Broadly, he examines different conditions and mechanisms by which leaders can be more effective across levels and contexts. Specifically, Sankalp is interested in examining the “nature vs. nurture” debates with regard to leadership behaviors in organizations. He uses behavioral genetics methodology to advance the understanding of the biological basis of behavior. 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 Management StudiesJournal of Vocational Behavior, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice,  Journal of Business EthicsMindfulnessEnergy Policy and Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, among others. His research has also been mentioned in several media outlets including BBC, Financial Times, Forbes, Guardian, Raconteur, Daily Mail, etc. 



George G, Chaturvedi S, Corbishley C, et al., 2024, Relational coordination and stigma at work: how frontline employees compensate for failures in public health systems, Journal of Management Studies, Vol:61, ISSN:0022-2380, Pages:752-784

Williams SP, Purkayastha S, Chaturvedi S, et al., 2022, Organizational health and independent sector healthcare organizations, International Journal of Healthcare Management, Vol:15, ISSN:2047-9719, Pages:196-203

Williams SP, Purkayastha S, Chaturvedi S, et al., 2022, The GP-OH (General Practice - Organizational Health) Survey: Development and Validation of a Novel Instrument to Measure Organizational Health in General Practice., Hosp Top, Vol:100, Pages:177-187

Williams SP, Nicolay CR, Purkayastha S, et al., 2020, Organizational health in healthcare organizations - psychometric validation of the Healthcare-OH survey across fifteen acute NHS trusts in England, International Journal of Healthcare Management, ISSN:2047-9719, Pages:1-8

Williams SP, Panigyraki A, Purkayastha S, et al., 2020, Defining a Healthy Organisation in Primary Care: A Qualitative Interview Study., Hosp Top, Vol:98, Pages:68-79

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