Jit Tshering, Professor

Faculty/Department

 Department of Research & Consultancy

Qualification

  1. MPhil in Economic Planning, University of Glasgow
  2. BA SGTB Khalsa College, Delhi University

Units Teaching/Specializations

  1. Gross National Happiness (MBA)
  2. Economic Principles and Applications (PGDPA)
  3. Leadership Effectiveness and Development (LEAD) to all PG level
  4. Design Thinking (PG)
  5. Search Inside Yourself (PG)

Teaching Experience

Since 1987

Research & Publication

Publications

  1. Masaki, Katsu and Tshering, Jit (2021)  Exploring the Origins of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness (GNH)  In View of Its Multiple Sources forthcoming in Journal of South Asian Development
  2. Chhetri, Indraman and Tshering, Jit, (2020)  Some ideas for Food Security in Bhutan, Submitted to the Cabinet by the Institute
  3. Masaki, Katsu and Tshering,Jit (2020)  Bhutan’s Policy of Gross National Happiness (GNH):A Multidimensional Experiment DefyingOne-Sided Interpretations Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies (Waseda University) No. 40 (2020)
  4. Tshering, Jit and Watkins, Michael, (2017) Measuring Community Vitality using the Importance Performance Analysis Technique: Evidence from Three Case Studies in Thimphu, Bhutan, 8th International Conference on Gross National Happiness in Malaysia, Proceedings
  5. Turner, Mark, and Tshering. Jit, (2014) Second Elections and Democratic Consolidation:  The Experience of Bhutan,  Asian Journal of Political Science, Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific DOI: 10.1080/02185377.2014.957708
  6. Turner, Mark, and Tshering. Jit, (2014), Is Democracy being Consolidated in Bhutan, Asian Politics and Policy, Vol. 6 No. 3, 1-19
  7. Tshering, Jit, (2014, 2nd Edition) ‘Local Development Planning Manual: Standards for annual planning at Dzongkha and Gewog Levels’, Gross National Commision, Thimphu, Bhutan
  8. Turner, Mark, Chuki, Sonam and Tshering, Jit (2011) ‘Democratization by decree: the case of Bhutan’, Democratization, 18: 1, 184 — 210
  9. Tshering, Jit, Chuki, Sonam and Nass, Lucia (2009) ‘Local Development Planning Manual: Standards for annual planning at Dzongkha and Gewog Levels’, Gross National Commision, Thimphu, Bhutan
  10. Tshering, Jit (2009)South Asian Management Forum Proceedings, ‘Change and Continuity: Management Prospects and Challenges’, Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia

Local Journal and News Paper Articles

  1. Tshering, Jit (2008) ‘Sidpakhorlo of Management: Potential Bodhisattavic Leaders and Managers’ RIM Newsletter, Issue No.4
  2. Tshering, Jit (2007) ‘Of People, Politics and Policies’, RIM Newsletter,
  3. Tshering, Jit ( 2002 ) ‘Leadership of JangchubSempas’ ZingchongRigphel, July 2002, Vol 1
  4. Petersen, Stephen, Dem, Rinzin and Tshering, Jit (2000) Decentralisation and Participation at the Gewog and Community Levels, Decentralisation Support Programme, Royal Institute of Management, Thimphu.

Research Interest

  1. Bhutanese Politics and Democracy
  2. Public Sector reforms and management with emphasis on Civil Service Reforms
  3. Gross National Happiness and development
  4. Leadership and Management

Awards

  1. National Order of Merit (Gold) for Excellence in Academic by His Majesty the King on 17th December, 2014
  2. Royal Civil Service Gold Medal for dedicated service of 30 Years of Service in the Civil Service, 17th December, 2017

Memberships

  1. National Level Task Force Member of Procurement Review of the Government appointed by the Prime Minister, 2020
  2. Member of National Level Organisation Development Team for the Civil Service 2015
  3. Member of the RIM Board of Directors (2010-2013)
  4. Vice Chair of Mainstream Reference Group for Environment, Climate Change, Disaster, and Poverty( National Level appointed by the Prime Minister in 2009)
  5. Co-Leader for Member of National Level Organisation Development Team for the Civil Service 2008/2009
  6. Member of Core Croup for the 9th Five Year Plan Formulation of the Country, 2001
  7. Member for Drafting Paper on Poverty in Bhutan, 1994
  8. Panel Member for validation of BA Sustainable Development Programme of College of Natural Resources in Lobeysa under Royal University of Bhutan 2016
  9. External Examiner of  BA Sustainable Development Programme of College of Natural Resources in Lobeysa under Royal University of Bhutan 2017 -2020
  10. Panel Member for validation of BA Development Studies Programme of NorbuRigter College in Paro under Royal University of Bhutan 2020

 Adjunct Professor since 2014

MBA, MBM, MM, University of Canberra in Thimphu: Teaching Gross National Happiness Module moderated by University of Canberra