Neera Jain

Associate Professor, Business Communication
Chairperson Corporate Communication
Chairperson Business Communications Area

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Phone : +91-124-4560396

Dr. Jain obtained her M. Phil and Ph.D degrees from Aligarh Muslim University¸ Aligarh in 1990 and 1993 respectively. She is an accredited trainer on MBTI and FIRO-B from APP. She has been certified for the use of CPI 260 - a leadership development tool by California Psychologists (CPP). She also has a Post Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of English (PGCTE) from the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages (CIEFL) ¸ Hyderabad and has qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) of UGC. She has been a topper all through her career. Got DRF (Departmental Research Fellowship) during M. Phil, Ph. D and  National Merit Scholarship during Senior Secondary

Taught and researched at reputed colleges including engineering and management institutes for about 26 years, She is actively involved in research¸ teaching¸ training and development at MDI.

Received MDI’s coveted Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010-2011)

A visiting faculty for taking International Seminar (a course of 24 hrs) on “Managerial Communication Competencies” in IAE AIX – Graduate School of Management, France, 2011 and 2012

Long Duration Programmes:

PGPM, PGP-HRM, PGP-IM: Courses taught (Core and Elective)

  • Oral Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Written Analysis and Communication
  • Managerial Communication I and II
  • Collective Bargaining and Negotiation Skills

Executive Programmes: NMP, EMP, PT-PGPM: Courses taught (Core and Elective)

  • Effective Business Communication
  • Negotiation Skills

Doctoral Programmes: FPM, EFPM Courses taught (Core and Elective)

  • Organizational Communication
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Leadership Communication
  • Computer Mediated Communication
  • Case Writing



A  text book on "Effective Business Communication"  by Neera Jain , Shoma Mukherji, Mc Graw Hill,  2012
Research Papers

“Communication drivers for drug adoption in an uncertain world”  (2016), (jointly with Dipanjan Goswami, et el.)  International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing,( An Emerald publication)  Vol. 10, 1

“Quantitative Sciences in measuring the Impact of Communication on Shared Decision Making to Determine Drug Adoption”, (jointly with Dipanjan Goswami, et el.)  International Journal of Engineering,, Business and Enterprise Applications 2014

“Identifying Communication Intelligence for Drug Adoption in India”, (jointly with Dipanjan Goswami, et el.)  International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Computational and Applied Sciences, 2014

“The Perception of Glass Ceiling in Indian  Organizations” ( jointly with Shoma Mukherjee, (2010), South Asian Journal of Management, Vol. 17 No. 1

“Communication Strategies for Job Satisfaction and Employee Engagement in Indian IT Sector” ( jointly with Malhotra, Punit Malhotra) (2010)  Management and Change, Vol. 14, No 2

“Leadership Dimensions and Challenges in the New Millennium” (jointly with Anjanee Sethi et el) (2010), Advances in Management, Vol. 3 No.3

“Communicating a Holistic Perspective to the World - Kautilya on Leadership” ( jointly with Shoma Mukherjee, (2009), Leadership and Organizational Development Journal - An Emerald Publication, Vol. 30 No. 5

“Impact of Communication during Service Encounters on Customer’s Perception of the Company-An Exploratory Study” ( jointly with Shoma Mukherjee,  (2009), Paradigm, Vol. 13 No.1

“Organizational Effectiveness: Identifying Communication Challenges Faced by software Engineers Working in the IT Organizations in India” (jointly with Anjanee Sethi, et el) (2009), Advances in Management, Vol. 2 No.5

“Developing Leaders: A Communication Perspective” (2008) Advances in Management, Editorial, Vol. 1 No.7


Geeta Mondal: A jouney from Social Service to Social Entrepreneurship, (co-authored with Pooja Banerjee) Case Center, 2015

Indian Overseas Bank: Triggering Change,(co-authored with Shoma Mukherji,  IVY Publishing, 2014

A case study on Mahashian DI Hatti, (co-authored with Vidhu Gaur)   International Journal of Business and Global Management, 2014

“Women Empowerment through Transformational Leadership: Case of Satya Jyoti” (co-authored with Shoma Mukherjee) (2009), Vision––The Journal of Business Perspective, Vol. 13 No.4

“Amdale Software Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd: A Case Study (co-authored with Shyamli Rathore) (2008) Handbook of Management Cases, Allied Publishers

Presentations in International Conferences

“The Relevance of Vedic Ways of Learning in the Contemporary Management Education System: An Evolving Holistic Model” (jointly with Puneet Bindlish) presented in 18th International Conference on Learning at Mauritius, July 2011

“Marketing Communication Strategies for Rural India” (jointly with Priyak Purkastha) presented in  10th International Marketing Trends Conference, ParisJanuary2011

“Leadership Communication from Bhagwad Gita” (jointly with Mukesh Bhatnagar) accepted for presentation in International conference at Greece, May 2011

“The Determinants of Drug Adoption in India: A study on Hypertensive Drugs” ( jointly with Dipanjan Goswami)presented in 10th European Conference on Research Methods at Normandy Business School, Caen, France, June 2011

“Amdale Software Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd: A Case Study” (jointly with Shyamli Rathore) presented in International Conference on Cases at IMT Ghaziabad, Nov, 2008 

Neera Jain, “Creative use of Pigeon Indian in the novels of Mulk Raj Anand”(1995 ) vii Annual Commonwealth Studies Conference at Rajasthan Univertsity

Externally funded Research Projects (Completed):

A Comparative Study of Communication Styles and Personality Types of Indian Women Leaders Within the Framework of Chaos and Complexity – Principal Investigator

Development of Alternative English Language Teaching Methodologies for Weaker Sections of Society - Coordinator

A Study of Communication During Crisis in Indian Service/Product Industry  – Co Principal Investigator

Designed/ developed or conducted training sessions for the executives of the companies such as General Motors, LG Electronics, Hyundai Motors, Oberoi Group, NSPCL (NTPC), RITES, JK Laxmi Cement, NK MINDA, NIC, BEL, ONGC, JINDAL Steel, BPCL, Central Electricity Authority, Oil India Ltd, UCO Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Railways, Bureau of Police CPWD, Bacardi, R &D on following topics

• Communication to Lead & Excel
• Written Communication
• Effective Power Point Presentations
• Interpersonal Communication
• Cross Cultural Communication
• Leadership Communication
• Business and Dining Etiquette

Has worked with Teijin (Japanese), Vodafone, Hero Future Group etc. which got converted into training.