20th September, 2017
Dr. R. L. Bhatia is a practicing Human Resources Professional, a Change Management and an Organisation Turnaround Specialist. He holds a Ph.D. in HRD from University of Missouri, USA. He received lessons in HRD from Prof. Indira Parikh, Dr. T. V. Rao and senior professionals in HR at IIM Ahmedabad. Dr. Bhatia also holds a Law Degree & Double Masters in Commerce from Bombay University & Madras University. He also has a Diploma in Training & Development.
He is passionate about writing. In the past he has written for Economic Times Crème De La Crème & Times of India's Ascent. He has been featured in almost all the business magazines and newspapers of prestige and significance i.e. Business India, Business World, Business Today, The Indian Express, The Hindu Business Line, Dainik Bhaskar, DNA, MidDay, Hindustan Times and Financial Express.
Dr. Bhatia's experience with Tata Group especially with Tata International Ltd. and Tata HRD Network, Standard Chartered Bank and Ernst & Young in senior positions won him recognition amongst CEO's, HR Heads and Marketing Professionals. After leaving as Director with Ernst & Young, he set up Centre for Change Management (now called Fun and Joy at Work). Fun and Joy at Work caters to corporate houses in Indian and a few Asian countries in HR Design and Structure, Change Management Processes, Performance Management Systems, Job Evaluations, Assessment Centers, Training and Management Development etc. Dr. Bhatia pioneered in bringing Emotional Intelligence to India. He has presented Change Management Programs, Chicken Soup for the Soul, The Present and The Leadership Pill. He has conceived a Theatrical Performance titled Sleeping with Success, The Alchemist, Jonathan Livingston Seagull and many more.
Some of the key clients of Fun and Joy at Work (formerly Centre for Change Management) are: Bharti Group, British Gas, HDFC Bank, Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Dialog Telecom (SriLanka), Biocon, ESPN, Hindustan Lever Limited, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, Infosys, Jet Airways, Johnson & Johnson Limited, J Walter Thomson (HTA), Kellogg's Asia, HDFC Bank, LG Electronics, Kodak, Lowe, MICO-Bosch, McDonalds, Novartis, Nicholas Piramal, Nestle, Sony, Shell, National Development Bank (Ceylon), Hi-Tech Group (Sudan), Tata Motors, Wipro, Zensar Technologies.