Faculty Outreach Activities 2021-22

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Dr (Lt Col) Prasad S.N.
ME, PGDM, Ph D
Deputy Director & Professor - Strategy & General Management
  • Expert panel member for the Rane (India) Innovation Competition.
  • Invited Speaker on NEP at St.Philomena's College Degree Orientation.
  • Visiting faculty at the Esc.Pau, France conducted the course ‘Responsible Human Resource Management’ from 15 Nob 2021 this year for one week for the International MBA students of Esc. Pau.

Dr. M.R. Suresh
PGDRM & Ph.D
Professor - Marketing
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  • Reviewed a paper on August 30, 2021 for the Management and Labour Studies journal published by Sage Publications. The paper focused on Service quality and Learners' satisfaction in Click classrooms which have emerged as an important approach to teaching in higher learning institutions in the post pandemic era. 
  • Delivered a sessions on Case writing and Case teaching to the faculty members of School of Management Sciences, Varanasi as part of that institute's FDP on “Enhancing Faculty Competence vis a vis National Educational Policy” on August 31, 2021.
  • Panelist for a Ph D synopsis presentation in May 2021 for Jain University. The thesis topic focused on Innovation processes (from product perspective) in non-family and family firms in the IT sector.  
  • Jury Member/Mentor during the TiE University Pitchfest 2021, held in the month of March- April 2021. They highly appreciate his contribution to TiE Mysuru Chapter, the TiE University and Entrepreneurship development.

Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta
M.A. & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  • Invited as a Adjudicator of PhD thesis, from the Department of Management, Seacom Skills University, Bolpur, West Bengal.
  • Reviewed manuscript titled Practice based organizational change ifor the Journal Organization Collection, Common Ground Publishers, USA.
  • Reviewed the manuscript titled Socio-economic and Political Impact of Pandemics in the African Continent for International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology.
  • Attended the 5-day online FDP on the theme “Inculcating Universal Human Values in Technical Education” organized by All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE) from 25 October 2021 to 29 October 2021.
  • Reviewed a manuscript for the journal International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology (IJSA) titled - The (Capitalist) making of an addict: A Marxian and Durkheimian perspective on modern manifestations of addiction
  • Reviewed a manuscript titled Business ethics practices in top companies in Peru, manuscript no. 76781 for the Common Ground Publishers' Journal collection - The Organization Collection.

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta
M.A. in HRM, GradIPD & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  • Invited to join the Review Board of the Journal of Organization and Human Behaviour, Publishing India Group, ISSN Number: 2277-3274, indexed: EBSCO (Business Source Complete), Proquest, i-scholar, Ulrich's Web, Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities. 
  • Reviewed an article for Rajagiri Management Journal, ISSN: 0972-9968, eISSN: 2633-0091, Emerald Publishing. 
  • Reviewed a paper titled "ECO TAXES - YOU POLLUTE, YOU PAY" submitted for consideration of publication in VISION: Journal of Indian Taxation.
  • Invited as a Adjudicator of PhD thesis, from the Department of Management, Seacom Skills University, Bolpur, West Bengal.
  • Invited as a subject expert in the field of Management in the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting for the research scholars of CMR University Bangalore. 
  • SDMIMD partnered with the University of Dundee School of Business to jointly organized the International Partners Research Conference 2021 on 29 November 2021. During the conference, Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Professor - HRM and OB, SDMIMD, chaired a session on the   theme "E-commerce and Big Data". 
  • Participated and successfully completed a 5 days Faculty Development Program on “Inculcating Universal Human Values in Technical Education”, conducted online during 25-29 October, 2021.
  • Invited as an adjudicator for  PhD Thesis in the area of social media recruitment, for Christ University, Bangalore. 

Dr. Neetu Ganapathy
M.Sc., MDBA & Ph.D
Associate Professor - Systems
  • Worked with Pearson on an adaptation plan for the Indian edition of  ‘E-commerce’ by Laudon and Traver.
  • Was invited by the Department of Management Studies, SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, to review and recommend changes to their course on Business Communication.
  • Attended a 5-day online FDP on Universal Human Values (UHV) by AICTE from August 16th to 20th, 2021
  • Attended follow up meetings of the AICTE UHV training program on August 29, 2021 and September 5, 2021
  • Attended a virtual meeting of the CII Women Network Forum held on May 10, 2021.
  • Attended a webinar on “Coming to Grips with COVID Stress the Ayurveda way” by Dr. Poornima Krishnamoorthy, Director, Prajna Kuteera which was organized by CII Women Network Forum on May 29, 2021.
  • Attended a virtual meeting conducted by the Abu Dhabi University as part of their Global Engagement Program
  • Chaired a meeting of the core team of the CII Women Networking Forum on August 5th at 2:00 PM to plan for a Conference on Women Empowerment.
  • Chaired a meeting of the core team of the CII Women Networking Forum on February 17, 2022 at 2:30 PM to plan for a Roundtable on Women in Leadership.
  • Attended a Roundtable of the Women Leaders’ Forum organized by ISB Hyderabad on February 17, 2022

Prof. Mohamed Minhaj
MCA, M.Phil
Associate Professor - Systems
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  • Reviewed a manuscript entitled “What Does Comprehensibility Do to Content ? Automatic Analysis of Semantic Differences in Text-Based Follow-Up Communication Using T-MITOCAR” for Journal of Information Science.
  • Contributed an article entitled “The Emergence of Business Analytics in Management Education” in I’M magazine, Special Edition, Shiksha Samagam 2021-22
  • On 5 and 6 July 2021, attended a Workshop on Tableau, organised by NEAT Cell, AICTE.
  • Was a member of the core group for organising the  CII Mysore’s  Annual IT Conference on January 19, 2022.
  • Attended a seminar on Research Data Management and Stewardship – Building Blocks of Open Science, organised by Informatics as part of LTC 2022 on January 4, 2022.
  • Was a special invitee to represent the Mysore Chapter of Computer Society of India for the Online National Level Coding Competition, “CODE IGNITER-2021”, organised by GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women, Mysuru, on November 11 2021.

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Quantitative Methods
  • Attended the Workshop on advanced research methodology" from February 21, 2022, to February 25, 2022, at Government of Maharasthras Sydenham Institute of Management Studies Research and Entrepreneurship Education.
  • Attended the Data Analysis Using Econometric Models" from February 7, 2022, to February 11, 2022, at Central University of Tamil Nadu.
  • Reviewed a paper titled “Impact of Perceived Corporate Citizenship and Purchase Intention During the COVID-19 Pandemic Crises in the Retail Sector" for South Asian Journal of Marketing. Emerald Publishing.
  • Reviewed a paper titled “Driven determinants to Indonesia sharia commercial banks' performance: the important role of diversification strategy” for Advances in Decision Sciences. Scopus Q4 Journal.
  • Reviewed a paper titled” The    discrepancy of $(n_kx)^\infty_{k=1}$ with respect to certain probability measures” for American Mathematical Society”.
  • Acted as an external examiner for the project presentations of the B.Sc Students of NMIMS Schools of Science, Bangalore, on November 15, 2021.
  • Conducted a workshop on “Multivariate Data Analysis in Research” for the research scholars of Vidyavardhaka First Grade College on October 3, 2021.
  • Conducted a workshop on “Inferential Statistics in Research” for the research scholars of Vidyavardhaka First Grade College on September 25, 2021.
  • Attended a Workshop on “Natural Language Processing”, conducted by Data Centre and Analytics Lab & Analytics Society of India, on July 16-18, 2021.

Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Associate Professor - Finance
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  • Reviewed a paper titled 'Can Coercive, mimetic and normative isomorphism predict  hedging decisions? for Cogent Journal of economics and finance (Taylor &Francis), (ABDC-B, SCOPUS-Q2 and ABS-1) on March 10, 2022.
  • Invited to review the course on 'Corporate finance' by Department of Management Studies, SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad on March 11, 2022.
  • Invited to moderate a session on 'Economic Outlook- State of the Economy' in the conference organized by the Finance and Taxation Panel, CII Mysuru on February 23, 2022 (online). The session was delivered by Sri. Saugata Bhattacharya, Chief Economist, Axis Bank,Mumbai.
  • Was invited as an external examiner to conduct the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting (virtual mode) at School of Management, Presidency University, Bengaluru on February 22, 2022.
  • Reviewed a paper titled 'Board Characteristics, assurance auditing services role and earnings management- Evidence from Vietnam' for International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting (ABDC-B, ABS-level 2, Scopus Q3), published by Inderscience Publications.
  • Reviewed a research paper titled 'Effect of Capital Structure on the Financial and Social Performance of Indian Microfinance Institutions' for FIIB Business Review (indexed in SCOPUS and ABS level 1), published by SAGE on August 20, 2021.
  • Was invited as an external examiner to conduct the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting (virtual mode) at School of Management, Presidency University, Bengaluru on June 11, 2021.
  • Invited to review a book titled 'Stock Splits in India and China by SAGE Spectrum (SAGE's flagship self publication platform) on June 10, 2021.
    Attended a four day FDP on Panel Data Analysis using GRETL organized by Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi between June 7-10, 2021.
  • Reviewed a case study titled 'Burger King India IPO-  Invest or not' for Asian Journal of Management Cases (ABDC-C and Scopus Q3) and published by SAGE on April 22, 2021.

Dr. Jayakrishnan S 
BscPGDMPGCAM & PR, FPM (NITIE)
Associate Professor - Marketing
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  • Participated in the International Conference on Digital Marketing experiences organized by Jain University from 27 to 29 October 2021 as a Track /Session chair.
  • Was part of the Judging panel for the Global Marketing competition - a case study competition organized by New York-based deal sourcing platform-Appengine at the National level on September 9-10, 2021.
  • Attended a webinar titled "Designing Better Courses: Blending the Best of Pre- and Post-Pandemic Pedagogy" on July 21, 2021, organized by Harvard Business Publishing. 
  • Participated in Ahmedabad Learning Dialogues - A Conference on Teaching and Learning conducted by Ahmedabad University.
  • Review the paper titled "Elements of Innovation Culture Influencing Individual Research and Development (R&D) Performance in Public Higher Education Institutions in the Philippines" for Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation, published by Sage.
  • Attended a webinar organized by Pearson titled "Unlocking extraordinary insights into brand management" on April 23, 2021.

Dr. Venkatraja B
MA, Ph.D
Associate Professor - Economics
  • Was invited as the Guest Speaker to the "Analysis of Union Budget 2022-23" organised by Rotaract Club Bangalore on February 8, 2022. This virtual program was attended by the club members. 
  • Reviewed on invitation a research paper submitted to Heliyon - a scopus indexed journal published by Elsevier.
  • Reviewed a research paper for International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management (Scopus and ABDC listed), published by Inderscience Publishers Ltd.
  • Reviewed a research paper that examines the effectiveness of Business Facilitator Index (MSME-BFI) in analysing the performance of Indian MSMEs' for Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation, a Scopus indexed journal published by Sage. 

Prof. L Gandhi
M.A., M.B.A., M.Phil., UGC-NET
Assistant Professor - OB/HRM
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  • Presented a case titled "Founding Father Vs Top Brass" AIMA ICRC Case Writing Competition held on 24,25 & 26 March 2022. 
  • Reviewed a paper on "Influence of Performance appraisal and training on job satisfaction" for JME Journal, (UGC-CARE List)
  • Acted as a resource person for the MDP on "Leadership in the Disruptive World" on December 3, 2021. The MDP was organized by SVPITM, Coimbatore  
  • Reviewed a paper on "Motivation to learn, mobile learning and online learning" for the European Journal of Training and Development (Emerald publications)
  • Acted as a Chief Guest and Speaker of an "International Conference on Innovation" organized by Sri Ramakrishna College, Coimbatore on September 15, 2021.
  • Acted as a resource person Webinar on "Students will have to develop HR resources to drive Marketing” on September 8, 2021. organized by MBA Rendevous
  • Acted as a resource person for the webinar on "Leadership of the future" on Sep 09, 2021. The webinar was organized by CIMAT, Coimbatore  

Prof. Kannadas S 
MBA, M.Phil, FDP (IIM K), FDP (IISc)
Assistant Professor - Finance
  • Delivered a national level online webinar on the topic, emerging trends and risks in financial management.
  • Invited as a resource person for a national-level webinar on 21st March 2022.

Dr. K Riyazahmed
B.Com (CSCA), MBA, Ph.D. (UGC-NET)
Assistant Professor - Finance
  • Reviewed a paper titled "The financial crash of 2020 and the retail traders boon a correlation between sentiment and technical analysis" for the SN Business and Economics published by Springer (ISSN: 2662-9399)
  • Acted as a reviewer for the Rajagiri Management Journal (ISSN: 0972-9968, eISSN: 2633-0091) published by Emerald publishing and indexed in Proquest, Ebsco, and UGC.
  • Reviewed 22 research papers in total during the year 2021 "SN Business and Economics" published by Springer.
  • Acted as a resource person for a webinar on the topic "Artificial Intelligence - Insights into the Post Algorithmic Business World" to IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai. The webinar was conducted on 14th December 2021. 
  • Acted as a session chair for 'Accounting and Finance', in the international conference "ISDSI-Global Conference 2021 Leading Business in a Fluid world" held during 27-30 DECEMBER 2021, organized by Indian Institute of Management Nagpur, India. 

Dr. Sunil M.V
MLISc, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Learning Resources
  • Delivered webinar on "Engaging library fraternity with emerging technologies” held on  May 29, 2021. He spoke about ‘libraries’ moving away from regular topics - research methodology, plagiarism, reference management, searching, e-learning, etc.
  • Invited to conduct a webinar on the topic "Understanding plagiarism in Academic Assignments" held on May 26, 2021.

Dr. Balaji Gopalan
M.Sc., M.E. & Ph. D
Assistant Professor - Operations
  • Chaired Session at the ISDSI-Global conference 2021: Leading business in a Fluid world held by the Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur during December 27-30, 2021.