Faculty Details

Faculty Details
Roopa Nandi
Assistant Professor

Area: Management



Certified Appreciative Inquiry practitioner Case Western Reserve University, OH USA
Advance Diploma in Management, AIMA, New Delhi, India
Certified Chartered Marketer, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Birmingham, UK
Masters of Business Administration, DA University Indore, India
Bachelor of Arts Advertising & Sales Management, University of Calcutta, Kolkatta, India


12 years


Organizational Learning, Appreciative Inquiry for Organizational Development, and Spirituality

Career overview

Roopa  joined Goenka World Institute Lancaster University in January 2014 as Assistant Professor – OB & HR. She has more than 12 years’ experience inclusive of industry and academia. Roopa is the co-editor for the AI Resource Column – AI Practitioner (Appreciative Inquiry online journal) published from UK. As a practitioner in the domain of learning and development her focus is to align business needs with learning strategies using the appreciative inquiry approach. Her academic and research interest include Organizational Learning, Appreciative Inquiry for Organizational Development, and Spirituality. She has also developed content for training programs and academic modules. Immediately prior to joining GDGWI, Roopa worked with for profit and not-for-profit organizations and has been engaged as a practitioner in appreciative inquiry. She was actively engaged in teaching and training assignments as well as content development.

Research and Publications

Academic Journals
  • ‘Revolutionary Learning - Appreciative Inquiry in Action’,International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise, (Nandi, R; forthcoming)
Conference Proceedings
  • ‘Crystal India Foundation - Touching and transforming lives’, World Appreciative Inquiry
  • Conference Johannesburg South Africa. (Nandi, R.,2015)
Book & Book Chapters
  • ‘Digital Design Labs: Enhancing Employee Engagement with Appreciative Inquiry’. In G.Singh&R.Agarwal (Eds.), AIMA Edited Cases in Management, Volume 1, pp. 181-203, (Nandi, R; 2013)


  • ‘Centered learning and the case method, Part-1’, Harvard Business Publishing and Case Research Society of India, 2012
  • ‘Train the trainer’, Dale Carnegie & Associates, 2011
  • ‘Information literacy & competency’, Delhi University Library System, 2010