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ProQuest Academic Newsletter
July 2015
Students' Corner
Yoga Day Celebrated @ SDMIMD
“Food, fear, reproduction are common amongst men and beasts” said Prof Narasimhan, Director, Anantha Research Foundation, Mysore, quoting the Upanishads, “but what differentiates men from beasts is the power of discrimination or viveka. Yoga is the royal pathway to hone this viveka”. Prof Narasimhan was addressing the students, the faculty and the invited guests at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) during the yoga day on 24 June 2015. Read More>
Orientation Program for PGDM 15-17
The inaugural function of the Orientation program for the newly-admitted PGDM 2015-17 students was organized on June 12, 2015 at the Institute Auditorium. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD initiated the program by lighting the traditional lamp and delivered the inaugural address.
Visit to Dharmasthala by SDMites
The week-long orientation program for the new batch of PGDM 2015-17 concluded with a visit to Dharmasthala on June 19 & 20, 2015. Read More>
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Campus News
FDP on Innovative Methods in Teaching HRM and OB
‘In the ever-changing business environment, managing people at workplace has become increasingly challenging. In the context of changing expectations and demographics of workforce, managers need to cope with various human and non-human facets at work. Therefore, students must be sensitized to the dynamics of managing interpersonal relationship at the workplace, which needs to be learnt by them, not only through concepts, but also, through experiential learning’ thus said Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Faculty Facilitator & Professor – HR & OB, SDMIMD, Mysore, during the inaugural session of the two day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Innovative Methods in Teaching HRM & OB, scheduled on 5 & 6 June 2015, at SDMIMD. Read More>

Repeat Workshop on QDSA
Due to the overwhelming response and demand for the 2-Day workshop on ‘Questionnaire Design and Statistical Analysis’ held in May 2015, a repeat workshop was held on June 25 & 26, 2015. The workshop attracted participants across the State and from neighboring States. Inaugurating the workshop Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD said ‘researchers should use the technological tools in research and publication activity, this can help them to present the data in a more effective way’. The research should contribute to the development of the area of study and the society at large, he added. The resource persons of the workshop Dr. M.R. Suresh, Dr. G. Lakshminarayana and Prof. Minhaj were present. The workshop coordinator Dr. Sunil M.V. delivered the vote of thanks.

Workshop on ‘How to Publish Your Paper in Journals?’
A one day workshop on “How to publish your paper in journals” was conducted on 27th June 2015 at SDM IMD, Mysore and was coordinated by Dr. R. Jagadeesh, along with Dr. M.V. Sunil as resource persons. The objective of the workshop was to provide, insight into the research process and adequate inputs to develop writing skills. With an aim to foster the research interest and promote authoring abilities among the individuals to result in enriching the field of interest, the program was essentially designed to cater to the requirements of research scholars, Ph.D. students, academicians and professionals interested in learning the art and science of research and writing publishable papers. Read More>
Faculty Corner
Recent Publications by Faculty
Parasuraman N. R. Corporate Finance. Delhi: Cengate Learning India Pvt. Ltd., 2015. 264 p. ISBN: 9788131526798
Mousumi, Sengupta & Sengupta, Nilanjan (2015). Role of emotional intelligence for leadership effectiveness: a critical review. South Asian Journal of Socio-political Studies (SAJOSPS), Vol.15 (2), Jan-Jun, pp. 85-88. [ISSN: 0972-4613].

Faculty Outreach Program
Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta
Invited to be the "Honorary Member, Advisory Board" of Arcus Academy Private Limited. Arcus Academy provides effective consulting services in the fields of Human Resource Management and Organizational Development primarily to educational institutions and business firms. It also offers efficacious "Soft Skills Training" and "Personality Development" solutions to students and professionals. It was founded in June 2014 to provide efficient services in the form of 'Training' and 'Consulting' in India and abroad.
Prof. Mohamed Minhaj
Participated in Golden Jubilee Summit and International Conference on “Information Unbounded-The Past, the present and the future of Information Science” organized by the Department of Studies in Library & Information Science university of Mysore, Mysuru and Mysore Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN), during June 18-20, 2015.

Alumnus on Campus Alumnus on Campus Alumnus on Campus Talk by Toastmaster Mr. Arjun Urs
Mr. Sreevathsa S.
Chief Executive Officer, Specvin Technologies Mysuru
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Mr. Narendra Medapp
Practice Lead, Talent Acquisition, Infosys Ltd, Bengaluru
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Mr. Santhosh K.S. Rao
Consultant at Deloitte
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Mr. Arjun Urs
Leadership Coach, Bangalore &
Distinguished Toastmaster
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Guests on Campus
Orientation Lecture Series 2015
‘Campus to Corporate’ talk by S. Sanjay of SPI
Opportunities in the Healthcare Sector in India
Invited talk by Mr. Alva of Skanray, Mysuru
Mr. Rajashekara Melanta
Management Consultant
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Mr. Sanjay Srinivasmurthy
Associate Vice President,
Global IT Delivery, SPI, Mysuru
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Mr. Bharatheesh Reddy
Head, Business Unit
Apollo Hospital, Mysuru
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Mr. Vishwaprasad Alva
Managing Director
Skanray Technologies, Mysur
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Invited talk by Mr. Mohan R. Lavi Guest talk on ‘Think Out-of-the Box’ Competency Skills for Young Managers Workshop by Mr. Praveen Kamath
Mr. Mohan R. Lavi
Chartered Accountant
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Mr. Srinivasa B.S.
Chief General Manager – HR & IR
J.K. Tyre & Industries Limited, VTP,Mysuru
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Mr. Guruvayurappan P.V.
VP & Head-HR, Omega Healthcare
Management Services Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru
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Mr. Praveen Kamath
General Manager & Global Head - Talent Transformation, BPO/KPO, Wipro Corporation, Bengaluru, For more details

Talk on ‘Indian Society in Transition’ ‘Think Big’ says Mr. Ram Mohan from Mindtree Learning from Success Stories ‘Passion’ is the Mantra for Success
Prof. A.V Narasimhamurthy
Eminent Historian and Chairman
Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan, Mysuru
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Mr. Ram Mohan
EVP and Head (IMS & EIM Services)
Mindtree Ltd., Bengaluru
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Mr. Sunil D.A.G. Kutty
Head – HR
Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru
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Ms. Anjana K.R.
General Manager – HR
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Bengaluru
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Upcoming Events & Conferences
Preconference Workshop on
Empirical Research in

August 20, 2015
4th International Conference on
Emerging Trends in
Finance & Accounting

August 21 & 22, 2015
International Conference on
Operations Management and Research (ICOMAR 2015)

September 10 & 11, 2015
National Conference on
Consumer Behaviour : Contemporary
Issues & Emerging Trends

October 30, 2015
Conference on
Corporate Social Responsibility
(CSR 2015)

November 5 & 6, 2015
International Conference on
Global Economic Growth and

November 20 & 21, 2015
4th International Conference on
Managing Human Resources at the Workplace

December 4 & 5, 2015

Collaborating Conferences & MDP
Second Asia-Pacific Conference on Global Business,Economics, Finance and Social Sciences
Vietnam, July 1-12, 2015
Third Asia Pacific Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance
and Banking

Singapore, July 17-19, 2015
MDP on Strategic Financial
Management! – A Cost -
Benefit Emphasis!!, Singapore

July 19-21, 2015
Fourth Asia-Pacific Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia, August 7-9, 2015
Third Middle East Conference on Global Business,Economics,
Finance & Banking

Dubai, October 16-18, 2015
Fourth International Conference on Global Business,Economics, Finance & Social Sciences
Kolkata, December 18-20, 2015

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