Core Faculty

Anand Sasikumar

Research interest/Consulting area
Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, Industrial engineering, Operations management and System dynamics
 
Courses Offered
Lean manufacturing, Total Quality Management, Quantitative techniques, Operations research, Production and Operations Management.
 
Positions Held / Associated With
Associate Professor-Acharya Bangalore B-School-Bangalore
Assistant Professor- DC School Management and Technology,Vagamon
Assistant Professor- SCMS School of Technology and Management (SSTM), Cochin
Fellow Student (External) – National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) - Mumbai 
Teaching Assistant-Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department-Concordia University-Canada
 
Also teaches/taught at
Acharya Bangalore B-School
DC School Management and Technology
SCMS School of Technology and Management
Prof. Anand Sasikumar, BTech (Mech),MBA, MS (IE,Canada)
Assistant Professor - Operations
anand@sdmimd.ac.in
 
Mr. Anand Sasikumar has done his graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mahatma Gandhi University, MBA from Bangalore University and Certified in Lean Six Sigma Green BeltHe has done his Masters in Industrial Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He is pursuing his Fellow (Doctoral) programme in Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Systems and has submitted his thesis in the area of Lean manufacturing. He has successfully completed Postgraduate certificate in Project Management from Indira Gandhi Open University. He has attended various workshops on Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma organised by NIT, Trichy, Operations research conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, Statistical analysis by Vellore Business School and Information Storage and Management conducted by EMC Data Storage Systems, Bangalore.
 
Prior to joining SDMIMD, he was associated with Premier B-schools namely Acharya Bangalore B-School, Bangalore and SCMS School of Technology and Management, Cochin.

Publications

Edited Book

  1. Anand Sasikumar, Dr. Padmanav Acharya, Lean Supply Chain Management Practices in Tyre Manufacturing: A Profit Building Strategic Rationale, Enhancing National Competitiveness, Role of Industrial Engineering and Technology Management,Excel Publishers,ISBN:978-93-86256-15-7, 2016.

Book Review

  1. TN Srivastava, Statistics for management, SCMS Journal of Indian Management, October - December, 2008.
  2. Ankit Fadia, Boonlia Prince Komal, Systems Forensics, SCMS Journal of Indian Management,October-December,2009.
Journals
 
  1. Sasikumar A. & Acharya, P (2019). An Operational approach to gauge the lean performance in bias tyre manufacturing: a case study. International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management. Accepted for publication.
  2. Sasikumar A. & Acharya P(2019). An application of analytic network process to prioritise critical success factors for implementing lean manufacturing in bias tyre manufacturing: a case study. Operations and Supply chain Management . Manuscript under review.
  3. Sasikumar A. & Acharya P (2019). A Systems dynamics model for assessing lean performance of Bias tyre manufacturing process. Being communicated to Computers and Industrial Engineering
  4. Unny B. & Sasikumar A (2018). Improving Supply Chain Transparency using Blockchain: Enablers and Challenges. ABBS Management Business and Entrepreneurship Review, ISSN: 0976-3341,Vol.9,No.2
  5. Sasikumar A. & Kumar K (2013). Value stream mapping in a manufacturing company. IJCBM ISSN:2319-2828, Vol.2 No.2 

International Conferences

  1. Anand Sasikumar & Padmanav Acharya. "Challenges of implementing Lean manufacturing with a focus on Tyre industry" Diamond Jubilee National Convention of IIIE & International Conference Role of Industrial Engineering in Industry 4.0 Paradigm,September,  27-30 ,2018,Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University,Bhubaneshwar”.
  2. Anand Sasikumar & Padmanav Acharya. "Critical Success factors for Implementing Lean Manufacturing: An attempt to explore" 11th ISDSI International conference, December , 27-30, 2017 ,Indian Institute of Management, Trichy.
  3. Anand Sasikumar & Padmanav Acharya. "Moderating the effects of Lean manufacturing. A contextual framework with respect to process industry", International conference of operations and supply chain management, September 11-13, 2016, Symbiosis Institute of operations management, Nasik.
  4. Anand Sasikumar & Jagathy raj. Measuring the Impact of Agile Manufacturing Strategy in a Manufacturing company, Second PAN-IIM World Management Conference, November 05-08, IIM Kozhikode, Kerala.
National Conferences
 
  1. Anand Sasikumar & Padmanav Acharya. "Lean Supply Chain Management Practices in Tyre Manufacturing: A Profit Building Strategic Rationale", National Conference on Industrial Engineering and Technology Management, November .17-19,2016, National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai.
  2. Anand Sasikumar, Dr.Padmanav Acharya. "System Dynamics Modelling in Production Systems: Research Review", National Conference on Industrial Engineering and Technology Management, December 30-1,2018

FDP/MDP/Workshops

  1. Participated in the FDP on “Fundamentals and Advanced Concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma organized by the NIT Trichy.
  2. Participated in the Workshop on "Basic Concepts of Project Management" organized by Concordia University, Canada
  3. Participated in the  Workshop on "Teaching Assistant Orientation” ,organized by  Concordia University, Canada
  4. Participated in the  Workshop on "Advanced MS Excel"  organized by Concordia University, Canada
  5. Participated in the FDP on” Teaching Operations Research and its Application” at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.
  6. Participated in the FDP on” Data Analysis for Managerial Decision Making” Vellore Institute of Technology Business School, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  7. Completed a Training programme on Information Storage and Management organized by EMC2, EMC Data Storage Systems Private Limited, Bangalore.
  8. Resource person for  MDP organized by SCMS School of Business, Cochin for Assistant Managers in Kerala State Financial enterprises in the areas of Information technology and Management.
  9. Resource person for  MDP organized by SCMS School of Business, Cochin for Managers in Allianz Cornhill, Technopark, Trivandrum in the areas of mathematical modeling like regression analysis

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 a commerce graduate from MES College, Bangalore. He did his post-graduation in Management from Visveswaraya Technological University, specialising in Finance. He has 11 years of PG teaching experience and 5 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 IIM Kolkata and IISc, Bangalore. His special areas of teaching and research are Behavioural Finance, Corporate Taxation and Management Accounting.

Publications:

Book Chapter

  1. Kannadas S. & Viswanathan T. (2019). Is trading volume an appropriate indicatory to forecast the stock index?. Contemporary research in management – Vol. VIII by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-23-76].
  2. Kannadas S. (2018). Vasundhara accommodations. Cases in Management – Vol. VII by N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-36-9].
  3. 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].
  4. 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. & 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 & Chairperson - PGDM Admissions
gandhi@sdmimd.ac.in 

He holds Post Graduation degrees in Business Administration and Cooperative Management. He is a Gold Medalist in his PG Degree. With the M.Phil. degree in Management, he is also qualified in NET conducted by UGC and pursuing his Ph.D. He has 14 years of PG management teaching experience with leading B-Schools including ICFAI University. He specializes in the areas of OB/HRM and published over 20 research papers in national and international journals. He has authored a book “Performance Measurement and Reward Systems” which was published by ICFAI University. Besides, he presented research papers in the national and international conferences. He has also attended FDPs on Management Teaching and Case method teaching at IIM Calcutta, IIM Kozhikode and IIM Trichy. As a resource person, handled sessions in MDPs, FDPs and involved in consulting assignments in HR areas. Till date, conducted training sessions to over 2000 Medical professionals, IT professionals and government officials which emphasized on Personality Development, Leadership, Team Building, Stress Management, Emotional Intelligence. He is a professional member of NIPM, NHRD and HR/IR panel member of CII Mysuru and as a passionate quiz master conducts quizzes regularly for NIPM, Coimbatore and Divyodaya.     

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. & Senthil Kumar K. (2019). Factors attributing to enhance the self-efficacy of management teachers in India. Contemporary research in management – Vol. VIII by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-23-76].
  2. Gandhi L. (2018). Indian unicorn OLA rides to solve urban mobility challenges in Australia- innovation and success story continue. Cases in Management – Vol. VII by N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-36-9].
  3. 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].
  4. 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 an assessor for CII-Exim Bank Business Excellence Award , certified by CII-Institute of Quality and serves as a member of the panel for award assessment. The CII-Exim Bank Business Excellence Award is modelled on European Quality Award instituted by European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM). He is also a member of  the Manufacturing & Technology Panel, CII Mysore. He is a Charter Member ,TiE - Mysore chapter.

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  (2018). Yes bank: a new age bank- differentiated by innovation and technology. Cases in Management – Vol. VII by N.R. Parasuraman, Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta and G.Srilakshminarayana. [Editors]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-36-9].  
  2. 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].
  3. 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.