Satinder Dhiman


Dr. Satinder Dhiman is Associate Dean, Chair & Director of the MBA Program and Professor of Management at Woodbury University. He holds a PhD from Tilburg University and an Ed.D. from Pepperdine University’s GSEP, and has completed advanced executive leadership programs at Harvard, Stanford and Wharton. He also holds an AACSB Bridge to Business Post-Doctoral Certificate from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business. His teaching and research focus is on leadership and organizational behaviour with a specific focus on workplace spirituality. He is the recipient of the 2004 ACBSP International Teacher of the Year Award, the Steve Allen Excellence in Education Award (2006), and the Excellence in Management Education Award (2008, 2011), IPCSI, India. His work has been published in multiple journals and he has authored or co-authored ten books on management, accounting and leadership. He can be reached at

Silhouette of Ghandi

Learning from Gandhi on His Birthday

by Issue: September / October 2015

India’s legendary independence fighter was not a God or a saint. He was human, which is why we can still learn a lot from his leadership.