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Kanchan Mukherjee

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Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management

Dr. Kanchan Mukherjee is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. He has a BTech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur, an MBA from IIM Calcutta, and a PhD in Decision Sciences from INSEAD, France. He held the Young Faculty Research Chair from 2012-2015 at IIM Bangalore.

His corporate experience, spanning almost a decade, is primarily in consulting and financial services, with focus on mergers & acquisitions, credit policy and risk management. He has several publications in leading academic and practitioner journals. He specializes in analytical modelling as well as experimental research methods including surveys and design of controlled experiments.He received the prestigious Hillel Einhorn Award from the US-based Society for Judgment and Decision Making in 2011 for research excellence.

He is interested in basic and applied research in Decision Making, both modelling and experimental. His publications include:

  • Vivek, V., Malghan, D. & Mukherjee, K. (2021) Towards achieving persistent behavior change in household water conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(24). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2023014118
  • Mukherjee, K. & Upadhyay, D. (2019) Effect of mental construals on cooperative and competitive conflict management styles. International Journal of Conflict Management, 30(2), 202-226.
  • Tatavarthi, D.A. & Mukherjee, K. (2019) Payment modes and their effect on durable goods replacement. Journal of Consumer Marketing, 36(4), 484-493.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2014). Leading in troubled times. Indian Management, February 2014, 84-87.
  • Jain, K., Mukherjee, K., Bearden, JN, and Gaba, A. (2013). Unpacking the future: A nudge toward wider subjective confidence intervals. Management Science, 59(9), 1970-1987.
  • Hogarth, RM, Mukherjee, K., and Soyer, E. (2013). Assessing the chances of success: Naïve statistics vs. kind experience. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 39(1), 14-32.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2011). Thinking styles and risky decision making: Exploration of the affect probability weighting link. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 24(5), 443-455.
  • Mukherjee, K. and Hogarth, RM (2010). The N-effect: Possible effects of differential probabilities of success. Psychological Science, 21(5), 745-747. [Non-academic press citation in “Vying for the prize: Competition in large and small groups” by DJ Siegel in Observer, November 2010.]
  • Mukherjee, K. (2010). A dual system model of preferences under risk. Psychological Review, 117(1), 243-255. [Winner of the 2011 Hillel Einhorn Award from the Society for Judgment and Decision Making.]

He is actively involved in guiding doctoral students and teaches Leadership, Change Management, Decision Making and Managerial Psychology to MBAs, doctoral students and executives. He also regularly gives talks in several prestigious institutions across the world.

He has advised several organizations, both in the public and private sectors. He also advises start-ups and growing companies.

  • Winner of IIMB Challenge Grant of Rs. 2.5 million (~$40,000)
  • Information Technology Research Academy, Media Lab Asia Research Grant of Rs. 3.2 million (~$50,000)
  • Young Faculty Research Chair at IIM Bangalore
  • The 2011 Hillel Einhorn New Investigator Award for research excellence from the Society for Judgment and Decision Making
  • INSEAD PhD Fellowship, 2004-2009
  • INSEAD R&D grant of €16,000, 2007-2009
  • Ranked 189 out of over 200,000 candidates (99.9 percentile) in the All India IIT Entrance Exam
  • Played table tennis at the national level in India, captaining the state team on several occasions

  • PhD (Management) INSEAD, France
  • MSc (Management) INSEAD, France
  • PGDM, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India
  • BTech (Electrical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India