Core Faculty

Ram Kumar Dhurkari

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Behavioral Decision Making, Analytics, Strategic Alliances, Innovation
 
Courses Offered 
Production Planning and Control Systems
Decision Modeling & Optimization
IT Risk Management
 
Positions held / Associated with
Assistant Professor, T A Pai Management Institute Manipal
Academic Associate, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Lecturer, Shri G S Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS), Indore
 
Also teaches/taught at
Jaipuria Institute of Management Jaipur
Institute of Petroleum Management Gandhinagar
International Institute of Professional Studies (IIPS), Devi Ahilya University Indore
Ram Kumar DhurkariB.Sc. (Mathematics), MCA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Operations
ram@sdmimd.ac.in

He is a fellow of Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode in the area of Information Technology and Systems Management. His thesis is about development and implementation of a new and better method for multi-criteria decision making. Prior to this, he holds a Master’s degree in computer application from Rajiv Gandhi Technological University Bhopal and Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) from Devi Ahilya University Indore. Before joining doctoral program at IIM Kozhikode, he worked as academic associate at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and as a Lecturer at SGSITS Indore. During his doctoral program, he also worked for 16 months as Assistant Professor at T A Pai Management Institute Manipal (an AACSB accredited institution). He (with Krishnadas N. and Supriya N.) won WIPRO earthian award (college category) in the year 2011-12 by proposing the idea of green computer center. He was also selected for and attended prestigious Decision Science Institute’s doctoral consortium in the year 2013.

Publications

Book Chapter

  1. Dhurkari, Ram Kumar (2017). Knowledge Management: An Innovative Capability Perspective. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. VI by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-23-9].
  2. Dhurkari, R.K., Krishnadas, N. (2011). City Bus Services of Indore. case study published In Shrivastava, S. and Jhajharia, P. (Eds.), Cases in Management pp. 348-365, Prentice Hall of India.
Journal
 
  1. Dhurkari, R.K., Nandakumar, M.K. (2015). Measures of Complementarity and Compatibility in Strategic Alliances for Innovation: A Review of Literature. The International Technology Management Review, Vol 5, Issue 4, pp. 182-201.
International Conference Proceedings
 
  1. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An experiment on the effectiveness of AHP for informed decision-making”. International Conference on Business & Economic Development (ICBED)-2015, New York, U.S.A, The Business and Management review, Vol. 6, Number 2, pp.305, 2015.
  2. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An Alternative Preference Elicitation Procedure in Predicting Choice. Published in the proceedings of 4th IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence during 11-12 April 2015 at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
  3. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2014). A New Method to Support Informed Managerial Decisions in Salespeople Performance Evaluation. Published in the proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence during 18-20 Dec 2014 at Indian Institute of Sciences Bangalore.
  4. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2013). MCGL: A new method for modelling the choice behavior of the decision maker. Published in the proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 44th annual meeting at Baltimore, USA.
  5. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2011). Multi Attribute Gain Loss- A new method for reference dependent multi-attribute ranking and selection. Published in the proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing held during 5-7 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India.
International Conference Presentations
 
  1. Multi Criteria Gain Loss: A new reference dependent method for Ranking and Selection. Presented at 5th International Conference on Excellence in Research and Education (CERE) held during 9-12 May 2013 at Indian Institute of Management Indore, India.
  2. Vehicle Routing and Capacity Planning: A three phased approach, Poster Presentation in International Conference on Information Technology, Systems and Management held during 17-18 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India.
Workshops/Training Programs Attended
 
  1. Staff Development Program “Development of Basic Teaching Competencies” conducted by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research Bhopal in SGSITS Indore during 07-11 Feb 2005.
  2. One day workshop on “Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation Frameworks” at National Institute of Technology Surathkal 30 September 2015

Kannadas S

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Behavioral Corporate Finance, Tax Management
 
Courses Offered 
Behavioral Finance
Corporate Finance
Managerial Accounting
Mergers and Acquisitions
 
Positions held / Associated with
Worked as Assistant Professor in Indus Business Academy, Bangalore
Worked as Assistant Professor in Alliance University, Bangalore
Worked as Assistant Professor in PES University South Campus, Bangalore
Kannadas SMBA, M.Phil, FDP (IIM K), FDP (IISc)
Assistant Professor - Finance
kannadas@sdmimd.ac.in

Prof. Kannadas is commerce graduate from MES College, Bangalore. He did his post-graduation in Management from Visveswaraya Technological University, specialising in Finance. He has 8 years of PG teaching experience and 3 years of research experience. He is pursuing his Doctoral Degree in the area of management with the thesis proposed in Behavioural corporate finance with special reference to Indian corporates. He has presented his research papers in international conferences and had written research papers in peer reviewed journals in the areas of Behavioural corporate finance and Behavioural Finance. He has also attended training programmes in leading management schools like IIMK and IISc. His special areas of teaching and research are Behavioural Finance, Corporate Taxation and Accounting. 

Publications:

Book Chapter

  1. Kannadas, S. & Viswanathan T. (2018). Does money supply granger cause inflation? A decomposition analysis of WPI, CPI and GDP inflator. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. VII by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Research Centre for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), SDMIMD.  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-30-7].
  2. Published an article on “Success rate of crop insurance with special reference to in Karnataka state” in an edited book with ISBN: 978-93-85640-01-8   “Agriculture : Innovation, Strategy & Technology in 21st century”s
International Journals
 
  1. Kannadas S. & Manita D. Shah (2018). Impact of Behavioral Aspects in Mergers & Acquisitions- An overview. ARS - Journal of Applied Research and Social Sciences; ISSN 2350-1472, Vol.5, Issue.3, February, pp.10-29.
  2. Kannadas, S. & Gandhi, L. (2017). Misperception of Optimism Culminates in Erroneous Corporate Financial Decision Making- A Review. International Journal of Research in Economics and Social Sciences (IJRESS), Vol.7 (12), December; ISSN (o): 2249-7382, pp.349-361.
  3. Kannadas S. (2017). Quickstart- Financial stipulation of a start up. International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research. ISSN: 2455-8834. Vol.02 (Issue 12); December 2017. pp 5456-5462.
  4. Kannadas S. (2017). Entangle of Gender & Experience on Investment Behaviour of Corporate Investors. IJSR - International Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN No 2277 - 8179, Vol. 6(2), February, pp 641-643.
  5. Kannadas, S. (2016). Asset-Liability Management is a proximate solution for any contemporary issues of Indian Banks. CUCEA (Centro Universitario de Ciencias Económico Administrativas, University of Guadalajara) April, ISSN:0254-8755.
  6. Kannadas, S. Is Endowment of Crowd Funding a Supplant of Traditional Source?. International Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN:2277-8179, IC Val.69(48), IF:3.508.
  7. Kannadas, S. (2015). Impact of age and income on Investment Behaviour of Ruban Passionate Investors’ in Emerging Markets. Dayanand Sagar Business Academy Publication on April, ISSN: 2394-8787.
International Conferences
 
  1. Kannadas, S. (2016).  Asset-Liability Management is a proximate solution for any contemporary issues of Indian Banks. international conference Conducted by University of Guadalajara, Mexico in the Oxford Engineering College Campus, Bangalore on 7 April 2016.
  2. Kannadas, S. (2015). Success rate of crop insurance diversity management in Karnataka management. International conference “Futuristic Innovations and Challenges to Diversity Management, Emerging Technologies & Sustainability for Inclusive Industrial Growth” held at Jyothi Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore 30 October 2015
  3. Kannadas, S. (2015). Entwine Of Gender & Income On Investment Behaviour Paradigm Of Gen-Y Passionate Investors In Emerging Markets. International Conference “Emerging Trends in Financing and Accounting” in SDMIMD, Mysore on 21 August 2015
  4. Kannadas, S. (2015). Impact of age and income on Investment Behaviour of Ruban Passionate Investors’ in Emerging Markets. International conference “Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Sustainable Ruban Society” organized by Dayanand Sagar Business Academy, Bangalore on 13 February 2015.
  5. Kannadas, S. (2013). Cost control techniques in service based organizations with respect to Colombia Asia Group of hospitals in National conference conducted in PESIT South Campus on 29 May 2013.
  6. Kannadas, S. (2010). Convergence of accounting standards - A current scenario - 13th All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar in Indian Accounting Association scheduled on Nov. 13-14, 2010 at the Department of Commerce, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
FDP/MDP/Workshops
 
  1. Participated in the Workshop on "Data Analysis using SPSS" conducted by Jain University, Bangalore on 5 & 6 April 2016.
  2. Participated in the Workshop on “Pedagogical tools & Techniques for Teaching Management” conducted by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on 14th March 2016.
  3. Participated in the FDP conducted by IIM Kozhikode on “Financial Modelling using Excel” on February 2016
  4. Participated in the Workshop conducted  by Indus Business Academy on “New Ideas in Strategic Thinking and Management” on January 21, 2016
  5. Participated in the FDP conducted by Alliance University on “Marketing in Emerging Economy-The case of South-East Asia” on January 2016.
  6. Participated in the FDP conducted by Alliance University on “Driving a culture of Excellence and Entrepreneurship in the areas of teaching and research” on January 2016.
  7. Participated in the FDP conducted by The Oxford College of Engineering on IFRS & IND-AS on November 21st, 2015
  8. Participated in the FDP conducted by The Oxford College of Engineering on “Corporate-Academia Gap” on January 24th, 2015.
  9. Participated in the FDP conducted by PES University on “Pedagogy for restructured MBA curriculum and skill based questions” on 6th April, 2013
  10. Participated in the FDP conducted by The Oxford College of Engineering on January 24th, 2011
  11. Participated in the National Seminar on “ Innovation for Excellence” conducted by The Oxford College of Engineering on November 19th, 2008

L Gandhi

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Training and Development, Emotional Intelligence, Performance Management, Team Building and Leadership Skills 
 
Courses Offered 
OB, HRM, Global HRM, SHRM, Performance Management,
Training and Development, Leadership & Change Management, OD
 
Positions held
HOD– MBA Department, SIMS, Coimbatore
Asst. Professor- KPRSB, Coimbatore, Asst. Professor-GIM, Coimbatore & Faculty Member- ICFAI
 
Also teaches/taught at
ICFAILEAD College of Management, Palakkad, Kerala

L Gandhi, M.A., M.B.A., M.Phil., UGC-NET
Assistant Professor - OB/HRM
gandhi@sdmimd.ac.in 

He holds Post Graduation degrees in Business Management and Cooperative Management. He is a Gold Medallist in his PG Degree. With his M.Phil. degree in Management, he is also qualified in NET conducted by UGC and pursuing his Ph.D. He has around 13 years of MBA teaching experience with ICFAI, GIM, KPRSB and SIMS-a stint of 2.5 years functioned as Head of the Department. He specializes in the areas of OB and HRM and published several HR articles and papers in national and international journals. Some of his publications focus on Pink slip management, Education Process Outsourcing (EPO), Reverse mentoring, Non-linear HR, Social Media Recruitment (SMR), HR Analytics and Gen-Y HR. He was the editor of International Journals; also authored a book entitled Performance Measurement and Reward Systems and prepared cases for ICFAI University. Besides, he presented papers in the national and international conferences and attended a workshop at IIM Culcutta; as a resource person, he handled sessions in EDPs, MDPs and involved in consulting assignments in the HR areas with a few companies. Till date, conducted training sessions to over 1500 medical, IT professionals and government officials focussing on Personality Development, Leadership, Team Building, Stress Management, Emotional Intelligence etc. He has also designed and delivered FDPs emphasising teaching methodology and Human Resource Management. He also acted as panel member, quiz master and judge for various management competitions.

Publications:

Text book 

  1. Performance Measurement and Reward Systems for ICFAI University, Hyderabad
Editor-Journals 
 
  1. SIMS International Journal of Management (SIJM): Chief and Managing editor (2013-2016)
  2. KPR International Journal of Management (KPRIJM): KPRIJM Editor (2011-2013)
Book Chapter
 
  1. Gandhi, L. (2017). People Management nuances of CEO styled PM Narendra Modi and distinctive lessons for business Professionals- A practical approach. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. VI by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-23-9].
  2. Gandhi L. (2016). ‘UK Exit of TATA Steel Port Talbot -a triggering point for increased unemployment and HR Challenges’. Cases in Management – Vol. V by N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-14-7].
International Journals
 
  1. L. Gandhi (2018). Employee Experience Management (EExM) - a path to enhanced job performance and sustained competitive advantage. International Research Journal of Business and Management – [IRJBM], ISSN:  2322 – 083X, Vol. 11 (4), April, pp. 42-48.
  2. Minhaj, Mohamed & Gandhi, L (2018). Learning Analytics - Improving the Impact of Organizational Training Process. International Journal of Exclusive Management Research (IJEMR), Vol.8 (3), Online - ISSN 2249–2585, Print - ISSN 2249-8672, March 2018.
  3. L. Gandhi (2017). Educating the Future Leaders: Role of Teachers and the Impact of Smart Technology. Contemporary Research in India (A peer-reviewed multi-Disciplinary International Journal) ISSN 2231-2137, Vol. 07, Issue 04, December; pp. 5-9.
  4. L. Gandhi & Malathi Sriram (2017). Exploring the dynamica virtus of Machine Learning (ML) in Human Resource Management - A Critical Analysis of IT industry. International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering (E-ISSN: 2347-2693), Vol.5 (12), December.
  5. Kannadas, S. & Gandhi, L. (2017). Misperception of Optimism Culminates in Erroneous Corporate Financial Decision Making- A Review. International Journal of Research in Economics and Social Sciences (IJRESS), Vol.7 (12), December; ISSN (o): 2249-7382, pp.349-361.
  6. Gandhi, L. & Minhaj, Mohamed (2017). HR Analytics: A big deal for C-suite in Talent Management. FOCUS International Journal of Management, Vol.12 (2), ISSN: 0973 9165, October 2016-March 2017.
  7. Gandhi, L. (2017). Human Resource Challenges in VUCA and SMAC Business Environment. ASBM Journal of Management, Vol.X(I), ISSN 0974-8512, (January to June 2017).
  8. Gandhi.L & Prabakaran.V (2016). Level of Stress among Engineering and Management Students in Coimbatore City. International Journal of Exclusive Global Research, ISSN: 2456-2076 Vol.1 (3), March, pp. 1-14.
  9. Gandhi, L. (2016). Determinants of Best Manager- Lessons from Million Dollar Leaders to Millennial Managers. MANAGEMENT TODAY, Vol.6 (3), July-September, ISSN: 2348-3989 (Online) ISSN: 2230-9764 (Print), pp. 147-151.
National Journals
 
  1. Gandhi, L (2018). Farm Harvest: A case study on inclusive growth through sustainable employment. Review of Professional Management NDIM, Vol.16 (1), ISSN 0972-8686, January-June, pp. 99-106. 
  2. Gandhi, L (2014). Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)- A strategy for employee empowermentKarpagam Journal of Management(Volume 1, Issue 2 June 2014) 2348-0645
  3. Gandhi, L (2012). Reverse Mentoring - A Bottom up Approach in Mentoring System, Management Today, Vol. 2, No. 2, April – 2012, GRIET-Hyderabad, p. no 41-46
  4. Gandhi, L & K. Senthil kumar (2012). GenNext HR Practices to counter business challenges and nurture opportunities, Journal of Management and science (JMS), (June-2012, Vol-I, Issue-IV), Non Olympic Times, 2249-1260
  5. Gandhi, L & S. Jaya Bharathi. (2012). Competitive Challenges for Gen-Y HR Managers in Manufacturing Industries, Training and Development Journal Vol.3(2), July-December, Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD), 2231-0681
  6. Gandhi, L (2011). Non-Linear HR Model -growth accelerator for IT companiesHRM Review, IUP Publications, ICFAI University Press, Oct-Dec 2011 0972-5148
  7. Gandhi, L & C. Vinotha (2011). Education Process Outsourcing- An advantage and avenue for competitive Indian teachers, Training and Development Journal (Volume-2, No 2, July-December 2011), Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD), 2231-0681
  8. Gandhi, L & H. Ramashesan (2011). Current trends in Social Media Recruitment (SMR) in India, HRM Review IUP Publications, ICFAI University Press, Sep 2011, 0972-5148
  9. Gandhi, L & K. Senthil Kumar (2010). Is employer branding an influencing factor for accepting an offer? Rai Management Journal, Rai Business School, July 2010, 0975-4326
  10. Gandhi, L (2010). Appraisal Blues- High performing employee’s cause for concernGIM Journal of Management Guruvayurappan Institute of Management, June 2010, 0974-0708
  11. Gandhi, L & K. Senthil Kumar (2010). Pink Slip Management in Employee Life Cycle, HRM Review, IUP Publications, ICFAI University Press, April 2010, 0972-5148 L. 
  12. Gandhi, L & R. Veena (2009). Presenteesim: A camouflaged productivity hamper, HRM Review, IUP Publications, ICFAI University Press, Mar 2009, 0972-5148.

International conferences

  1. Gandhi, L. Education Process Outsourcing- An advantage and avenue for competitive Indian teachers. International Conference organized by VIT Business School, Vellore
  2. Gandhi, L. HR Challenges in the International Conference organized by Ganesh School of Business Management, Salem
National Conferences
 
  1.  Gandhi L. (2017). Entrepreneurial and training challenges encountered by the women self - help groups and revamping strategies to enhance their business in Coimbatore, India. National conference on Trends and Prospects in Business and financial markets; JSS Centre for Management Studies, Mysuru; December 15-16, 2017, ISBN: 978-93-86724-26-7
  2. Gandhi, L. GenNext HR practices to meet the competitive challenges in the National conference organized by KCT Business School, Coimbatore
  3. Gandhi, L (2006). Going Global- Challenges and Opportunities, in the national conference organized by Cauvery College for Women, Trichy, Mar 14 & 15, 2006,
  4. Gandhi, L (2006). Human Relations Practices… Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow in the national conference organized by Lady Doak College and ICFAI National College, Madurai, Mar 17, 2006
  5. Gandhi, L (2003). Business Model Innovation in the national conference organized by VLB Janakiammal College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Mar 18, 2003
  6. Gandhi, L (2003).  Business Quality Assurance in the national conference organized VLB Janakiammal College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Mar 10, 2003

Case Study

  1. Gandhi, Laksham (2017). Rise and fall of YAHOO!-the missteps of the leader and its headwind consequences. GITAM Journal of Management, ISSN: 0972-740X, Vol.15 (1), pp.122-134.

Newspaper Article

  1. Gandhi, L, Mantra of star performers “Perform or Perish”, The Himachal Times, A Dehradun Daily newspaper, Dec 26, 2005, 15257/68
Resource Person/Trainer
 
  1. Conducted a training session on Positive behavior for customer satisfaction, Team Building, stress management for Medical staff of Kovai Medical Center and Hospitals, Coimbatore, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, Ortho One, Coimbatore & Womens Center, Coimbatore
  2. As a Resource person handled a session on HR strategies and cotemporary practices for the new entrepreneurs in “NEW ENTREPRENEUR -CUM-ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (NEEDS)” programme organized by CODISSIA, Coimbatore
  3. Given consultation and conducted a session on HRM in Management Development Program for Senior and Middle level Managers at Kunnath Paper Mills, Palakad
  4. As Resource Person handled a session on Job evaluation and reward systems in the Faculty Development Workshop (FDW) on Performance Measurement and Reward Systems organized by ICFAI Hyderabad
  5. As a Resource Person handled a session in the National Conference at GIM on Indian HR practices
  6. Chief guest for Commerce association function at Nirmala College for women, Coimbatore
  7. Panel member for HR Confluence organized by Defrank at SNR College, Coimbatore
  8. As a Resource Person delivered a lecture for participants of Entrepreneurship Cell at Bannari Institute of Technology (BIT)
  9. Acted as a panel member for HR seminar in GRD Academy of Management
  10. Quiz Master for the National Quiz organized by National Institute of Personnel Management, Coimbatore

Rajendra Todalbagi

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Supply chain management, Toyota management systems, Lean in manufacturing and services, Six Sigma, Quality management frameworks, Business transformation to achieve excellence

Courses Offered
Supply chain management, Services operations management, Lean and green management,
Project management, Quality management, Lean and six sigma

Positions Held / Associated With
Regional Director – Project Management Associates, Noida, Delhi
President & COO – Digital Juice Animations Private Limited, Bangalore.
Head of Division – Sony India Software Centre, Sony India Pvt. Limited, Bangalore.
Information Systems & Quality Manager – Wipro Peripherals & Systems Division, Wipro Infotech Limited, Bangalore.
Business Planning Manager - Wipro Peripherals & Systems Division, Wipro Infotech Limited, Bangalore.
Commercial Manager – Wipro Communications Division, Wipro Infotech Limited, Bangalore.
Procurement & Planning Manager – Wipro Infotech Limited, Bangalore.
Production Planning & Control Manager – Wipro Infotech Limited, Mysore

Also teaches/taught at
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar and Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangalore
St Joseph's Institute of Management, Bangalore

Prof. Rajendra TodalbagiBE(Mech), PGDMM, EGMP
Associate Professor - Operations
rajendra@sdmimd.ac.in

Rajendra Todalbagi has done his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Karnataka University, Dharwad and secured Gold Medal as University topper. Further, he has done his PG Diploma in Materials Management. He has also completed his Executive General Management Program (EGMP) from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He has twenty-nine years of industry experience with managerial & leadership roles and has served reputed organizations like Bharat Electronics, DCM-Toyota, Wipro Infotech and Sony India. He has played a key role in setting up and establishing Sony India Software Centre from ground up and led for growth as Division Head. He was also instrumental in setting and scaling up a US based start-up Digital Juice Animations Pvt Ltd, as President & COO. 

He has moved to academia and business consulting since last five years. He has also taught at Symbiosis Bangalore, Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune, and St. Josephs’ Institute of Management, Bangalore as a visiting faculty before starting his career with SDMIMD.
 
He is also a certified Assessor from CII Institute of Quality for CII-Exim Bank Business Excellence Award modelled on European Quality Award instituted by European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) and serves as a member of the panel for Award Assessment.

Publications

Edited Book

  1. Jagadeesh, R., Srilakshminarayana, G., Todalbagi, Rajendra & Dhurkari, Ram Kumar [Editors] (2017). National Conference on Operations Management, Analytics & Statistical Methods Proceedings. Mysore, SDMIMD. [ISBN: 978-93-83302-20-8].
  2. Jagadeesh, R., Todalbagi, Rajendra & Srilakshminarayana, G. [Editors] (2016). International Conference on Operations Management and Research (ICOMAR 2016)  Proceedings. Mysore, SDMIMD. [ISBN: 978-93-83302-11-6].

Book Chapters

  1. Todalbagi, Rajendra. (2016). JIT and Kaizen Costing. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. V. by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-15-4].
  2. Todalbagi, Rajendra, Nilanjan Sengupta & Mousumi Sengupta (2015). Change management and business excellence at titan. Cases in Management- Vol IV. N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN:978-93-83302-14-7]
Journals
 
  1. TodalbagiRajendra. (2017). Passion to Profits: What makes Royal Enfield bigger than Harley Davidson?. SDMIMD Journal of Management, Vol. 8 (2), September, Print-ISSN:0976-0652, pp.55-63.

International Conference

  1. Todalbagi Rajendra, Quality Evangelist & Management Consultant, Prof. R. Srinivasan, IISc, Bangalore, & Dr. B Janakiram, Prof & HOD MSRIT, Bangalore; International Conference on Technology Management, (ICTM 2012) conducted by Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore; Impact of Technology on Leadership style- analysis using Least Preferred Co-worker.

M. Sriram

Sriram

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Corporate Finance, Stock Markets and Cost Management

Courses Offered
International Finance
Financial Markets and Institutions
Management Accounting
Financial Statement Analysis and Econometrics

Position Held/Associated With
Assistant Professor, Srinivas Institute of Management Studies, Mangalore
Assistant Professor, D.J.Academy for Managerial Excellence, Coimbatore

Dr. M. SriramMBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhilPh D
Assistant Professor - Finance
msriram@sdmimd.ac.in

A commerce graduate from Government Arts College, Coimbatore. He did his post graduation in Management from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore specialising in Finance and Marketing. Currently, he is a Fellow Member of ‘The Institute of Cost Accountants of India’, Kolkata. He has fourteen years of PG teaching experience and five years of research experience. His doctoral thesis was in the area of corporate finance with special reference to stock splits in India. He has written many articles and research papers in peer reviewed journals in the areas of corporate finance and financial markets. He has also attended training programmes in leading management schools like IIMK, TAPMI, Institute of Management, Nirma University and ABV-IIITM, Gwalior. He has also visited Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education, North East Lincolnshire, United Kingdom on a faculty/student exchange programme.

Publications

Editor

  1. Parasuraman, N. R. & Sriram, M. [Editors]. (2017). 6th International conference on Emerging Trends in Finance, Accounting and Banking. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD). [ISBN:978-93-83302-24-6].
  2. Parasuraman, N. R. & Sriram, M. [Editors]. (2016). 5th International conference on Emerging Trends in Finance, Accounting and Banking. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD). [ISBN:978-93-83302-16-1].
  3. Parasuraman N. R., Venkatraja B., Jagadeesh R. and Sriram, M. (2015) (Editors). Special issue of Select papers of International Conference on Global Economic Growth and SustainabilityAnnamalai International Journal of Business Studies and Research. November, Vol 7, Issue 2. ISSN (print): 0975-749X.

Book Chapters

  1. Sriram, M. (2018). A study on association between board characteristics, financial performance and voluntary disclosure of financial ratios- evidence from India. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. VII by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Research Centre for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), SDMIMD.  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-30-7].
  2. Sriram, M. (2017). Modelling of Asymmetric Volatility- An Empirical Study of Crude Oil Price. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. VI by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-23-9].
  3. Sriram M. (2016). A financial conundrum. Cases in Management – Vol. V by N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-14-7].
  4. Sriram, M. (2016). Empirical Evidence of Market Reaction to Stock Splits. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. V. by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-15-4].
  5. Sriram, M. (2015). Accounting issues for an entrepreneur. Cases in Management- Vol IV. N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD). [ISBN:978-93-83302-14-7]
  6. Sriram M. (2015). Forecasting short term USD / INR exchange rate – ARMA approach. Contemporary research in management – Vol. IV by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: SDM RCMS. [ISBN: 978-93-83302-08-6].
  7. Venkataraja, B & Sriram M. (2015). A casual nexus between FDI and economic growth of India: an empirical studyContemporary research in management – Vol. IV by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: SDM RCMS. [ISBN: 978-93-83302-08-6].
International Journals
 
  1. Sriram M. (2018). Board characteristics and firm performance – a study of S & P BSE Sensex in India. Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting. Vol. 8 (3), ISSN(O): 1751-6455, ISSN(P): 1751-6447, pp.336-349.
  2. Sriram, M. (2017). An Empirical Analysis of Foreign Exchange Exposure of CNX 100 Companies. International Journal of Financial Management, ISSN. 2229-5682, Vol. 7 (2), pp. 1-9.
  3. Sriram, M & Venkatraja, B (2017). Do Flow of FDI and Stock Index Movements Corroborate Long-term Relationship? An Empirical Analysis of India. The African Journal of Finance and Management, Vol.26(1), January, pp. 56-66.
  4. Venkatraja, B & Sriram, M. (2015). Vulnerability of China’s Economic Growth to the Export Shocks: An Econometric Evidence. The Asian Economic Review, Vol.57 (4), December, pp.17-34.
  5. Sriram, M. (2015). Dynamic Linkages between BSE Sensex and Crude Oil Price- An Empirical Study in India. International Journal of Information, Business and Management, Vol.7 (4), pp.28-41. 
  6. Sriram, M. (2015). Co-integration of Nifty and NASDAQ composite- an empirical investigation. International Review of Research in Emerging Markets and the Global Economy, Vol. 1, No.2 (ISSN 2311-3200), p.310-322.
  7. Sriram, M & Venkatraja, B (2014). Modeling and Forecasting GDP of India-ARIMA Model. Asian Journal of Development Matters, Vol. 8(2), December (0973-9629), Pp. 38-49
  8. Sriram, M & Senthil, M (2013). Market Efficiency and Volatility Spill over in Spot & Futures Currency Market (w.r.t $ and Re), International Journal of Managerial Excellence, Canada, Volume 1, No.3 August Pp.45-53

National Journals

  1. Sriram, M (2018). Determinants of RoE of S&P BSE Sensex Companies- A Panel Data Analysis. Indian Journal of Finance, Vol. 12 (9),  ISSN:  0973 - 8711, pp.56-65.
  2. Sriram, M. (2016). Voluntary disclosure of financial ratios of CNX Nifty Companies. Management Accountant, Vol.51 (7), ISSN: 0972-3528, July, pp. 60-69.
  3. Sriram, M (2015). Testing the Relationship between Stock Prices of Cross Listed Firms: A Case Study of Standard Chartered PLC. Journal of Contemporary Research in Management, Vol. 10(2), April-June.
  4. Sriram, M (2014). A Study on Volatility Modelling of BSE Sensex ,International Journal of Banking, Risk and Insurance, Volume 2, Issue 1 Jan-June Pp.32-40
  5. Sriram, M & Prem Anand, N (2014). A Study on Causality between Exchange Rate and BSE Sensex, Prerana, Volume 2, Issue 1 Jan-June 2014 Pp.32-40
  6. Sriram, M & Saleendran, P.T (2013). A Study on Investors’ Opinion on Motives Behind Stock Splits by Companies in India, Abhigyan, Volume XXXI, No.2, July-September.
  7. Sriram, M & Renukadevi, P (2013).  Seasonality in the returns- A study of BSE Sensex, International Journal of Financial Management, Volume 3 No.1, Jan-Mar , Pp.60-69
  8. Sriram, M & Senthil, M (2012).  Determinants of Dividend Policy in India(with special reference to  Nifty), The Journal of Venture Capital & Financial Services, Volume 6, No.1, Jan-June , Pp.46-54
  9. Sriram, M & Senthil, M (2011).  Stock Splits in India- Regulation the Need of the hour, ANVESHANA, Volume 1, No.1, January-June . Pp.59-63.
  10. Sriram, M & Senthil, M (2010). A Study on Factors Influencing Stock Split Decisions-Evidence from India, NSHM Journal of Management and Research ApplicationsVolume 2, June  issue. Pp-1-10
  11. Sriram, M & Senthil, M (2009). Effect of Stock splits on Price, Returns and Volume of trade-Evidence from India, Journal for Managerial Finance and Research, Volume 1, No.2, June-December 2009. Pp-363-373
  12. Sriram, M & Balachandran, V (2006). Economic Value Added (EVA): A case study of Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd., Coimbatore, Management and Accounting(ICAI) Research-The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Volume 8, No.1-2 & 3-4, Jan 2004 –Jun .Pp-113-123
  13. Sriram, M & Shankar, N(2006). Factors determining Capital Structure- A case study of Revathi Equipments Ltd. The Management Accountant, July,2006, Pp 536-540
  14. Sriram, M & Balachandran, V (2005). Edward Altman Z score model predicting corporate solvency, SMART Journal of Business Management, Volume I, No.2, July-December, 2005 Pp 47-51.

Publication in Current Taxcom news

  1. Sriram, M (2007). Capital Account Convertibility-Benefits and Issues, Organisational Management, Volume.XXII.NO.4, Jan-Mar, PP 15-16
  2. Sriram, M & Balachandran, V (2006). Banking Sector in India-Challenges and Opportunities, Current Taxcom News, Volume No.30, Part I, Issue no.21, 12th November, 2006.
  3. Sriram, M & Balachandran, V (2006).  Depositories- Problems and Issues, Current Taxcom News, Volume No.14, Part I, Issue no.21, 12 July,2006.
  4. Sriram, M & Balachandran, V (2005).  Corporate Social Responsibility for Enhancing Shareholders Value, Current Taxcom News, Volume No.30, Part I, Issue no.24,  December ,2005.
  5. Sriram, M & Balachandran, V (2005).  Commodities Market, Current Taxcom News, Volume No.30, Part I, Issue no.21, 12 November,2005.
  6. Sriram, M & Balachandran, V (2005).  Cash Transaction Tax, Current Taxcom News, Volume No.20, Part I, Issue no.12,  May,2005.
  7. Sriram, M & Balachandran, V (2004).  Securities Transaction Tax, Current Taxcom News, Volume No.30, Part I, Issue no.19,  October,2004..
  8. Sriram, M (2004).  Emerging Trends in Capital Market, Organisational Management, Vol. XIX No.4,  Jan - March, 2004, p.25-28.
International Conference
 
  1. Sriram, M. (2017). Do Firm Specific Characteristics and Industry Classification Corroborate Voluntary Disclosure of Financial Ratios:An Empirical Investigation of S&P CNX 500 Companies. ICOM 2017 organised by College of Business Administration, Abu Dhabi University,Abu Dhabi jointly with Asian Academy of Management, Hong Kong on 19 and 20 November 2017.
  2. Sriram, M. & Venkatraja, B. (2016). Do Flow of FDI and Stock Index Movements Corroborate Long Term Relationship?  An Empirical Analysis of India. UGC Sponsored 7th International Conference on 'Leveraging Investment, Infrastructure and Intellectual Capital for Economic Development'; Coimbatore, 15-16 December, 19 p.
  3. Sriram, M​ (2014). ​Cointegration of Nifty and NASDAQ Composite - An Empirical Investigation.​ Third​ International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, SDMIMD and J A Alpha, ​Mumbai​, ​December 19-21​.
  4. Sriram, M, Visalakshi & Navarasu (2013). Presented a paper on Impact of Macroeconomic variables on currency volatility” in an ‘International Conference on Sustainable Inclusive Growth in the Global Scenario’ at Adaikalamatha Institute of Management Studies, Vallam,Thanjavur 28  September, 2013
  5. Sriram, M & Senthil, M (2011). Presented a paper on Impact of buyback of shares on Price,Returns and Volume of Trade-A case study of Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd. Coimbatore at an International Conference on Business Mosaic at Alagappa Institute of Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, 24-26 March 2011.
  6. Sriram, M & Senthil, M (2010). Presented a paper on ‘Factors Determining Issue of Bonus Shares- A Study of select Indian Companies at International Conference on Emerging Financial Markets at PSG International Centre of Finance, PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore, 4 & 5 January 2010.

National Conference

  1. Sriram, M, Visalakshi & Navarasu (2013). Presented a paper on Volatility Modelling of Exchange Rate of Indian Rupee Vs U.S Dollar at a National Conference on “IT and Management: Innovations and Inventions-Global Perspective” at Anekant Institute of Management Studies, Baramati, Pune 24-26 October,2013.
  2. Sriram, M & Senthil, M (2011). Presented a paper on Corporate Restructuring- A Strategic Tool to Achieve Competitive Advantage at a National Conference on From Best Practices to Next Practices at Srinivas Institute of Management Studies, Mangalore on 8 April 2011.
  3. Sriram, M (2004). Presented a paper on 'Economic Value Added' at National Conference on Computational Finance at Karunya Institute of Technology (Deemed University), Coimbatore, 26  March 2004.

R Sugant

M.R. Suresh

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Marketing of Services, Consumer Behaviour, Customer Service and Satisfaction and B2B Marketing

Courses Offered
International Business, Consumer Behaviour, Business Marketing
Managing Services and Sales Management 

Positions Held / Associated With
Business Head – Higher Education & Enterprise Learning, HCL Infosystems Ltd.
Commercial Manager, Wipro Ltd
Associate Professor – MATS School of Business, Bangalore
Professor & Head, MBA Program, S B M Jain College of Engineering, Bangalore 

R SugantBE, MBA & Ph.D
Professor - Marketing & Chairperson-Placements
sugant@sdmimd.ac.in

R. Sugant has handled diverse responsibilities during a career spanning over 25 years. Starting his career in sales, he subsequently moved to Logistics and Commercial in Wipro where he spent over 7 years. Over the past 18 years, Mr. Sugant has been in education management and leadership role including that of a franchisee for a leading IT training institute. During his chequered career, he had also spent 4 years in academics –as a Head of the MBA program of a leading educational group in Bangalore.
 
Prior to joining SDMIMD, he was with HCL Infosystems Ltd. for over 7 years in varied roles, the last  being that of National Business Head at HCL Learning, a division of HCL Infosystems Ltd. 
 
His expertise areas include B2B marketing and marketing of services on which he brings in considerable industry experience.

Publications

Edited Books

  1. Gayathri, H., Jayakrishnan, S., Sugant, R & Suresh, M.R., [Editors]. (2016). Second Annual Conference on Emerging Trends in Marketing. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD). [ISBN: 978-93-83302-17-8]
  2. Suresh, M.R., Sugant, R & Jayakrishnan, S  [Editors]. (2015). National Conference on Consumer Behaviour: Contemporary Issues & Emerging Trends. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD). [978-93-83302-13-0].

Book Chapters

  1. Sugant R. (2018). Factors and dimensions of service quality of digital learning solutions. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. VII by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Research Centre for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), SDMIMD.  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-30-7].
  2. Sugant, R. (2017). A Study on Servitization by Manufacturing Companies in Mysore. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. VI by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-23-9].
  3. Sugant, R. (2016). Can Sygnovate IT Solutions Succeed?. Cases in Management – Vol. V by N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-14-7].
  4. Sugant, R. (2016). Impact of Outcome Quality Dimension on Service Quality of Digital Learning Solutions in Schools. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. V. by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-15-4].
  5. Sugant, R (2015). ‘Nandini’ sweets- will it be ‘sweet’ for KMF. Cases in Management- Vol IV. N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN:978-93-83302-14-7]
International Journal
 
  1. Sugant, R. and Sandhya Anvekar (2016). Impact of Information Dimension on Service Quality of Digital Learning Solutions in Schools. Review of Integrative Business and Economics Research (RIBER), ISSN: 2304-1013 (Online); 2304-1269 (CDROM), Vol.5 (1), pp. 152–167.
National Journals
 
  1. Sugant, R. & Srilakshminarayana, G  (2018). “E-learning service quality: Assessment of factors”. SCMS Journal of Indian Management, Vol.15 (1), Jan–March, pp. 110-126.
  2. Sugant, R. and Sandhya Anvekar. (2015). “E Learning and Service Quality: A review of frameworks”. Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics & Management, Volume 05, Issue 04, April, ISSN: 2250-1673 (print); ISSN: 2249-7307 (on-line), pp 33–38.
  3. “Giving Wings to 1 Billion Indians” – A case study on ‘Air Deccan’, India’s first low cost airline in “Indian Journal of Marketing”, November 2004
  4. “E-Learning and Digital Classroom Solutions in Indian Schools – A Study of Types and Variables for Effective Adoption” in “International Journal of Information Systems”, January 2014
International Conferences
 
  1. Sugant, R (2014). A Framework for Measuring Service Quality of E-Learning Services.​ Third​ International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, SDMIMD and J A Alpha, ​Mumbai​, ​December 19-21​.
  2. Sugant, R (2014). “E-Learning and Digital Classroom Solutions in CBSE Schools: A Study of factors that determine the effective knowledge delivery by teachers at secondary level”, presented at the 6th International Conference on “Excellence in Research and Education at Indian Institute of Management, Indore in May.
  3. Sugant, R (2005). “Management Education: Need for Country Specific Approach”, presented at the 6th Association of Universities of Asia Pacific General Conference at Surabaya, Indonesia in September.