Bachelor with honors, Jai Hind College, Bombay, 1961. Master of Arts, Bombay University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1972.
Customs officer grade 1, Indian Customs, Bombay, 1963-1965; lecturer, Jai Hind College, 1965-1968; research assistant, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1968-1971; assistant professor, King's College, Wilkes-Barre, North Carolina, 1971-1973; professor, dean, Indian Institute Management, Bangalore, India, 1973-1991; professor, director, Essae Chandran Institute, Bangalore, since 1991. Board directors Essae-Teraoka Ltd., Bangalore, Essae Chandran Institute. Board management studies T.A. pai Management institute, Manipal, India, since 1985.
Fellow World Academy Productivity Science. Member American Psychological Association, Indian Society for Applied Behavioral Science (life).
Married Asha Shahani, December 20, 1967. Children: Anuradha, Aradhana.