Naresh Khatri

Naresh Khatri


Associate Professor

Dr. Naresh Khatri is providing important insights into health care systems.

Dr. Khatri’s research and teaching interests include how health care organizations can effectively manage both human resources and informational technologies functions. He researches organizational behavior and human resources management with special focus on health care management, strategic human resource management, transformational leadership, and cross-cultural organizational behavior. He is also interested in cultures of blame and of learning in health care, health care communication, and greed and corruption in the U.S. health care system. Based on his findings, he has authored or co-authored three scholarly books and published more than 60 research articles and book chapters. His research is being cited extensively across the globe.

Service is also a priority for Dr. Khatri. He is on the editorial board of several international management journals including Health Care Management Review, Journal of Health Administration Education and Journal of Hospital Administration. He also serves as vice president of the Indian Academy of Management, an affiliate of the Academy of Management, USA, and is a member of the India Advisory Group at the University of Missouri.

Dr. Khatri has been widely recognized for his excellence including multiple nominations for Best Paper at the Academy of Management. In 2015, listed him as one of the top 50 health care professors in the nation, and Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor commended him for his outstanding contributions.


Ph.D. Organization & Human Resources, State University of New York, Buffalo

Research interests

  • Organizational behavior and human resources management with special focus on health care management
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Transformational leadership
  • Cross-cultural organizational behavior

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