Dr. Subhash Sharma

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Dr. Subhash Sharma




Bio Note

Educated in India and USA, Dr Subhash Sharma holds Ph D from the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) with earlier background in science. In his work Dr Sharma combines in a creative manner Eastern and Western management ideas and approaches and provides a futuristic vision of synthesis through the metaphor of Western Windows Eastern Doors. His significant academic contributions towards a creative synthesis of Western and Eastern concepts in management and social thought have received wide attention and acknowledgement by many reputed scholars.

Dr Sharma has authored well known and path breaking books, viz. Creation from Shunya (1993), Management in New Age: Western Windows Eastern Doors (WWED) (1996, 2006), Quantum Rope: Science, Mysticism and Management (1999) and Arrows of Time: From the Blackholes to the Nirvana Point (2001). A number of his scientific and spiritual verses are quite popular among his students and professional managers across the country.

Prof Subhash Sharma has unique experience of association with many ‘creations from shunya’, particularly in the management education field in India. These institutions are now well known at the regional, national and international levels. He  started his academic career from B.K.School of Business Management Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, during its foundational years. He was among the founding faculty of the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA), Gujarat. Prof Subhash Sharma has also assisted in conceptualization and development of Women’s Institute for  Studies in Development Oriented Management (WISDOM) at  Banasthali Vidhyapith, Banasthali, Rajasthan. He is Founder Director, Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Bangalore and Founding Member, Indian Business Academy (IBA), Bangalore. Currently he is Dean, IBA, Bangalore (http://www.ibainternational.org/).

Prof Subhash Sharma is on the academic advisory committee of several educational institutions and is also associated with many leading professional bodies. He has been executive committee member of Bangalore Management Association (BMA), National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), Karnataka Chapter, Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), Karnataka Regional Branch and  Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). He is member of Southern Economist Study Circle, Bangalore and executive committee member, Strategic Management Forum of India.

Prof Subhash Sharma has mentored many and also assisted many in unleashing their creative potential. Through his talks, seminar presentations, creativity workshops and personal interactions, he has popularized many new concepts in management and leadership. In his work, he combines management thought, social discourse and spiritual concerns as a basis for a new vision of sacro-civic society. He has widely experimented with new approaches to learning and creativity e.g. innovative technique of 'sabd yoga', 'osmotic meditation' approach to enhance creativity, 'mind flying' techniques to get a feel of 'enlightening experiences', 'hello' approach to invoking creativity, self transformation & development of positive attitude, poetic approach to teach management ideas and Etc (Extended transcendental consciousness) Etc technique to invoke 'charismatic creativity'.



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