Dr Raveendranath Nayak

Director & Professor

Manipal Institute of Management - MAHE

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Professor Dr. Raveendranath Nayak, has extensive experience in teaching, research, consulting and management, which includes a career of eight years in India followed by twenty years in Australia.
    • He is currently Director of School of Management, Manipal.
    • His Ph.D. thesis on Corporate Sustainability earned in Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia won him the 2007 Professor John O. Miller award for the most distinguished Ph.D. thesis in the University. 
    • In his immediate previous academic position in Federation University, Australia, he was the Chair of the Academic Progress Committee and the Coordinator of International Engagement.
    • As the Ph.D. guide, he has successfully supervised and examined several doctoral students. 
    • His research that focuses on sustainability of business organizations and academic problems of International students in Australian higher education institutions is communicated by publishing a book, a book chapter, and more than ten refereed journals and conference papers. 
    • He has led business research teams.
    • Along with business researchers from Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, he has researched into the managerial behaviour for sustainable development of eco-industrial parks in China.

     

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) Title of the Thesis: Developing Sustainable Corporations in Australia Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia 2006
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION TERTIARY EDUCATION Federation University Australia (formerly the University of Ballarat), Australia 2009
MASTER OF TECHNOLOGY (M.TECH.) Power Systems The National Institute of Engineering, Mysore The University of Mysore, Mysore, India 1991
BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (B.E.) Electrical Power Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal The University of Mysore, Mysore, India 1984

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Federation Business School Federation University Australia Mt Helen Campus, Australia Lecturer in Management 2007 – 2015
The University of Melbourne; Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne; RMIT University, Melbourne; Monash University, Berwick Campus; Charles Sturt University, Melbourne Campus, Melbourne Institute of Business & Technology, Melbourne. Visiting Lecturer in Management and Business Statistics 1995 – 2006
Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Lecturer in Electrical and Electronics Engineering 1991- 1994
Anjuman Engineering College, Bhatkal, Karnataka Lecturer in Electrical Engineering 1990 - 1991
R. V. College of Engineering, Bangalore Lecturer in Electrical Engineering 1987 – 1988

Sustainable development of eco-industrial parks in China: Effects of managers’ environmental awareness on the relationships between practice and performance.

Raveendranath Nayak

Qu, Y., Y, Liu., Nayak, R.R., & M. Li (2015). Sustainable development of eco-industrial parks in China: Effects of managers’ environmental awareness on the relationships between practice and performance. Journal of Cleaner Production, 87, 328 – 338.

HRM competencies of women entrepreneurs in network marketing: A study on the influencing factors and their relationships on success.

Venkatraman, S., & Nayak, R.R. (2014). HRM competencies of women entrepreneurs in network marketing: A study on the influencing factors and their relationships on success. Int. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management (IJICBM), 8 (1), 69 – 94.

Understanding international students’ academic culture: The context of Indian business students in an Australian university.

Nayak, R., & Venkatraman, S. (2010). Understanding international students’ academic culture: The context of Indian business students in an Australian university. e_Journal of Business Education & Scholarship of Teaching , 4 (2), 1 -12.

Creating business value from corporate sustainable development.

Nayak, R. (2007). Creating business value from corporate sustainable development. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.

Comparative evaluation of the entrepreneurship education in Australia and India.

Yamin, S., & Nayak, R. (2008). Comparative evaluation of the entrepreneurship education in Australia and India. In M.J. Manimala, J. Mitra, & V. Singh (Ed.), Enterprise support systems: An international perspective. New Delhi: Response / SAGE.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Expertise

Organisational Behaviour, Strategic Management and Research Methods

Area of Research

Enterprise Sustainability, Higher Education Policy and Organisational Dynamics

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Research Grants

Received the Federation University Travel Grant in 2013 to conduct research in the area of “Sustainable development of Eco Industry Parks (EIPs) in China” in the Faculty of Management & Economics, Dalian University of Technology (DUT), Dalian, China.

Received the School of Business Research Clusters Grant in 2009 for the project entitled “Creative and sustainable regional entrepreneurship.”

Received the Early Career Researcher Starter Grant in 2008 from the Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Federation University Australia (University of Ballarat) for the research project entitled “Academic problems faced by Indian international students in a business school at an Australian university.”

Academic Leadership and Engagement

Chair, Academic Progress Committee (APC) (2007 – 2008)

Federation Business School

Deputy Undergraduate Courses Coordinator (2007 – 2008)

Federation Business School

Research Member, Creative and Sustainable Regional Entrepreneurship Research Cluster (2009 – 2015)

Federation Business School

Coordinator, International Engagement with the Indian Academic Institutions (2014 – 2015), Federation University Australia.

Successfully established MOU with Manipal University in 2014.

Professional Membership

Academy of Management (AOM)

Ph.D. Examinations

As the International Examiner, I have examined more than 30 Ph.D. and DBA dissertations for the following universities.

  • Monash University, Melbourne
  • University of Newcastle, NSW
  • University of Madras, Chennai
  • Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal
  • Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore
  • Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar
  • Vinayaka Missions University, Salem

Creating business value from corporate sustainable development

Book: Nayak, R. (2007). Creating business value from corporate sustainable development. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.

Comparative evaluation of the entrepreneurship education in Australia and India.

Book Chapter: Yamin, S., & Nayak, R. (2008). Comparative evaluation of the entrepreneurship education in Australia and India. In M.J. Manimala, J. Mitra, & V. Singh (Ed.), Enterprise support systems: An international perspective. New Delhi: Response / SAGE

Sustainable development of eco-industrial parks in China: Effects of managers’ environmental awareness on the relationships between practice and performance

Journal Article: Qu, Y., Y, Liu., Nayak, R.R., & M. Li (2015). Sustainable development of eco-industrial parks in China: Effects of managers’ environmental awareness on the relationships between practice and performance. Journal of Cleaner Production, 87, 328 – 338.

HRM competencies of women entrepreneurs in network marketing: A study on the influencing factors and their relationships on success

Venkatraman, S., & Nayak, R.R. (2014). HRM competencies of women entrepreneurs in network marketing: A study on the influencing factors and their relationships on success. Int. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management (IJICBM), 8 (1), 69 – 94.

Does the business size matter on corporate sustainable performance?: The Australian business case

Nayak, R., & Venkatraman, S. (2011). Does the business size matter on corporate sustainable performance?: The Australian business case. The World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development (WREMSD), 7 (3), 281 – 301.

A performance framework for corporate sustainability

Venkatraman, S., & Nayak, R.R. (2010). A performance framework for corporate sustainability. Int. J. Business Innovation and Research, 4 (5), 475 – 490.

Does the business size matter on corporate sustainable performance?: The Australian business case.

Nayak, R., & Venkatraman, S. (2010). Does the business size matter on corporate sustainable performance?: The Australian business case. The World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development (WREMSD), 7(3), 281 - 301

Understanding international students’ academic culture: The context of Indian business students in an Australian university

Nayak, R., & Venkatraman, S. (2010). Understanding international students’ academic culture: The context of Indian business students in an Australian university. e_Journal of Business Education & Scholarship of Teaching , 4 (2), 1 -12.

Sustainability in small and medium sized enterprises in Regional Australia: A framework of analysis

Refereed Conference Paper: Salimzadeh, P., Courvisanos, J., & Nayak, R.R. (2013). Sustainability in small and medium sized enterprises in Regional Australia: A framework of analysis. 26th Anuual Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand (SEEANZ) Conference Proceedings, Sydney (pp. 1- 12).

Attitudes towards and practices of corporate social responsibility: A developing country perspective

Refereed Conference Paper: Moyeen, A., Huq, A., & Nayak, R.R. (2010). Attitudes towards and practices of corporate social responsibility: A developing country perspective. In the Proceedings of the 3rd International Colloquium on Business & Management (ICBM), Bangkok

Towards understanding corporate dilemma about social responsibility.

Refereed Conference Paper: Nayak, R.R., Venkatraman, S., & Moyeen, A. (2009). Towards understanding corporate dilemma about social responsibility. In A.B. Kalkundrikar, S. G. Hiremath, & R.R. Mutkekar (Eds.), Business ethics and corporate social responsibility: International conference proceedings (pp. 387 – 396). New Delhi: Macmillan Publishers.

Learning capabilities: Do they provide common platform for organisational excellence?

Refereed Conference Paper: Nayak, R., (2008). Learning capabilities: Do they provide common platform for organisational excellence? In J. Barney (Ed.), How does knowledge matter?: Strategic Management Society (SMS) 2008 Cologne Annual International Conference.