Dr. Prakash Pillai. R


Academic Qualifications
Ph D (Management Studies), University of Kerala
MSW (PM&IR), University of Kerala
Domain Expertise

• Higher Education
• Social Responsibility
• Research Methodology and Statistics

Contact Address

Dr. Prakash Pillai. R

Selected Scholastic Contributions

• Co-authored a book titled Development-Induced Displacement – Case of Kerala,Rawat publications, New Delhi, India, 2003.

• Co-authored a chapter in the book titled Beauty Sells published by ICFAI Publishers, Hyderabad, India, 2008.

1. Research Paper titled Drivers and Level of Employee Engagement : A case of an IT Organisation, in the Journal of Review of Social Sciences, by Kerala Academy of Socials Sciences Vol.XII(2) , July –December 2011.
2. Paper on Learning Orientation of Employees- A Study among Banking Organisations in the AIMS International Journal of Management, Houston, USA. Vol 5, No.1, January 2011.
3. Paper on Influence of HRD Climate on the Learning Orientation of Bank Employees, in Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol 43, No. 3, January 2008.
4. Paper on HRD Climate in Banks: A Comparative Study of Public and Private Sector Organisations in Management Researcher -Journal of Institute of Management Development and Research, Thiruvananthapuram, January-March 2007.
5. Article on Development-Induced Displacement in Loyola Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.XIII, No. 2 of July-December, 1999.

1. Paper titled Does Salespersons’ Behaviour Influence Customers Buying Decisions-An Open Study in the International Conference on Business Strategies for Sustainable Growth- A Global Perspective” , Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. January 9-10, 2013.
2. Paper entitled Emotions at Workplace: a Case of Nursing Professionals in North Kerala in the International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore, December 14-15, 2012.

3. Paper titled Social Media for Marketing : a Study on NGOs in India in the International Marketing Conference, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta(IIMC), December 27-29, 2010.

4. Paper on Employability of Management Graduates in National Seminar on Best Practices in Higher Education organised by Loyola College of Social Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 18th and 19th July 2009.

5. Paper on Entrepreneurship Orientation among Management Students in Kerala in the International Research Meet held on December 14th and 15th, 2007 at TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal, Karnataka, India.

National Institute of Personnel Management
1. Principal Investigator of a research project titled Social Accountability Mechanisms of Higher Education Institutions in Kerala, a project of Kerala Higher Education Council, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram in 2011.
2. Three and a Half Year’s experience as Project Co-ordinator of the State wide study on Development-Induced Displacement in Kerala conducted by Loyola College of Social Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram, 2000.
3. Project Director of a Major Research Project titled Social Orientation of Higher Education Institutions in India, funded by Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR).
4. Chief Coordinator of research project funded by Kerala Institute of Labour and Employment (KILE), Govt. of Kerala titled Labour Movements in Agriculture: A Case study of Kuttanad Region.

• Resource person for research methodology workshops
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