Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Organization Studies - Boston College
Track Coordinator
Track: Human Resources Management
LEM Member
  • 2011 : Ph.D. in Organization Studies , Boston College, USA
  • 2008 : M.S. in Organization Studies, Boston College, USA
  • 1998 : Master of Business Administration, University of Rajasthan, India
  • 1996 : Bachelor of Science, University of Rajasthan, India
Professional Experiences
Academic Experience
  • 2015 - present, Assistant Professor of Management, IÉSEG School of Management, , France
  • 2011 - 2015, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Scientific prizes and Awards
  • 2009 : Recipient of a competitive $13,000 Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the Organization Studies Department, Boston College for the year 2009-2010. , Boston College
Published Papers in Refereed Journals
  • van Halderen Mignon, Bhatt M., Berens Guido , Brown Tom, van Riel Cees, (2016). Managing Impressions in the Face of Rising Stakeholder Pressures: Examining Oil Companies’ Shifting Stances in the Climate Change Debate, Journal of Business Ethics, 133 (3) 567-582.
  • Elstak M., Bhatt M., Van Riel C., Pratt M., Berens G., (2015). Organizational identification during a merger: The role of self-enhancement and uncertainty reduction motives during a major organizational change, Journal of Management Studies, 52 (1) 32-62.
  • Walsh I., Bhatt M., Bartunek J., (2009). Organizational Knowledge Creation in the Chinese Context, Management and Organization Review, 5 (2) 261-278.
Book Chapters
  • MacIntosh R., Bartunek J. M. , Bhatt M., MacLean D., (2016), I Never Promised You a Rose Garden: When research questions ought to change, in: Research in Organizational Change and Development.
  • Bhatt M., Van Riel Cees B. M. , Baumann M. , (2016), Planned Organizational Identity Change: Insights from Practice, in: The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Identity.
Research field
  • Individual identity and identification; Organizational identity and image; Implication of context for work outcomes; Organizational change; Organizational boundaries and boundary work; Non-traditional work arrangements (e.g., contract work); Paradox and dualities
Grande Ecole Program:
  • Hrm strategy and company observation
  • Research seminar
  • Change management
  • Hrm strategy and company observation
  • Hrm research seminar
  • Fundamentals of human behaviors
MSc in Negotiation for Organisations :
  • Fundamentals of human behavior