Dr Rajasekharan Pillai K

Professor

Manipal Institute of Management - MAHE

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Dr. Pillai teaches MBA students. He serves as a member of University Research Protocol Committee in Management and social Sciences. He is also the CO-ordinator of students’ Research Forum of SOM.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Research Methodology Second semester
Business Economics MGA 601 First Semester
Healthcare Economics MGT-HM-728 Fifth Trimester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) University of Kerala, Trivandrum 2006

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
School of Management, Manipal University, Manipal Facilitator institutional progression 2013 till date
M S N Institute of Management and Technology, Chavara, Kollam, Kerala Professor and Principal Developed and maintained a conducive teaching and learning environment August 2011 - December 2012
Birla Institute of Technology, Kingdom of Bahrain Senior Lecturer • Taught Economics and Management related subjects to Undergraduate and Post graduate levels • Provided project Guidance to the students of Undergraduate and Post graduate levels • Prepared course materials • Engaged in co-curricular activities October 2008 - June 2011
The Indian School, Kingdom of Bahrain Senior Post Graduate Teacher • Taught Economics at Higher Secondary level • Prepared course materials • Engaged in co-curricular activities March 2007 - October 2008
Periyar Foundation, Thekkady, Kerala, India Economist • Prepared Annual Budget • Coordinated focused training programmes • Extended technical Support to the Kerala Forest department • Conducted Socio-Economic and Environmental Studies • Resource person to the trainings in Participatory Biodiversity conservation • Conducted internal auditing of various stakeholders associated to the Institution • Conducted review studies of various action- oriented projects • Liaising with various Line Departments • Helped Local-Self Governments institutions in bringing external projects July 2004 - March 2007
Kerala Forest Department • Prepared Annual Budget • Coordinated focused training programs • Extended technical Support to the Kerala Forest department • Conducted Socio-Economic and Environmental Studies • Resource person to the trainings in Participatory Biodiversity conservation • Conducted internal auditing of various stakeholders associated to the Institution • Conducted review studies of various action- oriented projects • Liaising with various Line Departments • Helped Local-Self Governments institutions in bringing external projects December 1999 - June 2004
Trinity Educational Complex Lecturer June 1993 - December 1999

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Business Policy & Strategy, Behavioural Economics, International Economics, Research Methodology, Business Communication, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Governance, International Business, Organisational Behaviour

Area of Expertise

Business Policy & Strategy, Behavioural Economics, International Economics, Research Methodology

Area of Research

Environmental economics, Resource management, Health economics, Rural development, Inclusive growth, Tourism

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Quilon Management Association (IMA chapter of Kollam district), 2012.
  • Member of Toast Masters International, 2013.
  • Member of Asia Pacific Tourism Association.
  • Member of International Society for Pharmaco-Economics and Outcome Research.

Tourism: employment and labour market issues

2008-01-01 B Vijaya Kumar

Entrepreneurial problems of businesswomen in the unorganised sector

2011-01-01 Gnanadhas Jegan

ME, P (Eds).

Displacement and replacement of workers in agriculture: An enquiry of push and pull elements

2008-01-01 Bagchi K K

Child labour in fishing: A case study of Kollam District, Kerala

1999-01-01 Reddy Y S

Determinants of inward FDI to India: A factor analysis of panel data

2013-01-01

The Journal of Contemporary Management Research, Vol. 7(1), Pg - 1-16 .

Pester power as diaspora dilemma: A study on expatriate Indians in Bahrain

2013-01-01

LBS Journal of Management & Research.

Technology: The Future touch stone of financial inclusion

2013-01-01

QMA Journal of Management, Vol. 1(1), Pg 2-3 .

FDI Trends in India: A multi-dimensional analysis

2012-01-01

The Asian Economic Review, Vol 54(3), Pg 471 – 480 ..

Factors underlying job enrichment among expatriate employees: A microscopic view

2012-01-01

Abhigyan: Journal of FORE School of Management, Vol. XXX(3), Pg 34- 44.

Financial prudence among youth

2012-01-01

Journal of Contemporary Management Research, Vol. 6(2), Pg 52- 68.

Venture capital- A paradigm shift in India

2012-01-01

South- Asian Journal of Socio-Political Studies, Vol. XII()2, Pg 78- 81.

Loan-loss Provisions in Indian Banks: An Appraisal of Institutional Attributes

Indian Journal of Finance, 11(10), Oct. 2017, pp. 7-19

Technological Leverage in Higher Education: An Evolving Pedagogy or Joining the Bandwagon

Journal of International Education in Business, 10 (2), Oct 2017, pp. 130 - 146

Tourism in South Asia: An Economic Leverage to India

Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 22(7), May 2017, pp. 709 – 719

Business Competitiveness of India: the vanishing stripes

Abhigyan: Journal of FORE School of Management, XXXV (1), Apr – Jun 2017, pp. 1 - 12

Is Depreciation an Antecedent to Economic Growth: Evidence from India

The Journal of Contemporary Management Research; 11 (1), Mar 2017, pp. 27 – 43

Leveraging the Subconscious Mind: Transgressing Advertisement

Advanced Science letters, 23(3), March 2017, pp. 2001-03

Research Knowledge Management System in University: Faculty Intention and Potential Barriers

International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, 14(13), Dec 2016, pp. 8459-8472

Patients’ Perception on Service Quality of Hospital

International Journal of Management and Applied Science, 2(5) May 2016, pp. 80-84

Five-force Model and Panchamaha Bhuta: What do they share in common and differ in structure analysis of Industries?

Manipal Research Review, 3(1), April 2016, pp.26 -36

Can Financial Inclusion be a Reality in India? Exploring the Prospects of India Post

Asian Journal of Development Matters, 9(2), Dec. 2015, 23 – 35

Growth Trajectory and Disempowerment in India

Man & Development, Vol. XXXVI (3), Sept. 2014, pp. 23-36

Inclusive Approach of Conservation: An Alternative Institutional Paradigm

Man & Development, Vol. XXXV (4), Dec. 2013, pp. 11 - 22

WOSCA: A Saga of an Emulative Social Enterprise

Sahay, V. & Sharma, P. R. S. (Eds) Handbook of Management Cases. 2016, pp. 280-305

A study on inventory management: Carborundum Universal Ltd, Cochin

2011-01-01 Aswini Bobi Thomas

2011-2013, third semester.

Employee attitude survey on job enrichment among expatriate workers in the Middle East

2008-01-01 Asma Masood Kulsoom Hussain Renu Koshy Sania Saleh Amoodi

2008-2011, Fourth semester .

Employee performance assessment of retail outlet: A skill scope analysis of lulu hypermarket

2008-01-01 Umme Aayeshakhan Minal Patel Muktha Ashok Tariq Shanavas

2008-2011, Fourth semester.

From cross roads to avenues of prosperity: A study on super foods company, Kingdom of Bahrain - Part I and II

2009-01-01

2009 - 2011, Fifth & Sixth trimesters

Gender dimension of “glass ceiling” in the Kingdom of Bahrain

2009-01-01 Julia Rose Thomas Saloni Prasad

2009 - 2011, Sixth Trimester .

Financial prudence among youth

2009-01-01 Rozita Annamria Carlo Rachel Rose D’souza

2009 - 2011, Fifth Trimester .

    Labour legislations in India: Tourism industry dimension

    2012-01-02

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/ 36999/1/ MPRA_paper_36999.pdf">Labour legislations in India: Tourism industry dimension</a>

    Customer driven marketing strategy of LIC international in Bahrain: A product-specific study

    2011-01-09

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/33388/1/Marekting_Strategy_LIC_intl_manuscript_MPRA.pdf > Customer driven marketing strategy of LIC international in Bahrain: A product-specific study</a>

    Virtual socialising: Its motives and spread

    2011-01-02

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/28774 /1/MRPA_paper_28774.pdf ">Virtual socialising: Its motives and spread</a>

    Group norms and consumer behaviour

    2011-01-01

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/28177/1/MRPA_paper_28177.pdf">Group norms and consumer behaviour</a>

    Labour market structure: A brief literature survey

    2010-01-12

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/27479/1/MRPA_paper_27479.pdf">Labour market structure: A brief literature survey</a>

    Labour as an agent of production: A classical economy perspective

    2010-01-12

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/27432/1/MRPA_ paper_27432.pdf">Labour as an agent of production: A classical economy perspective</a>

    Pester power as a diasporic dilemma: A study on the expatriate Indians in Bahrain

    2010-01-10

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/24177/1/MRPA_paper_24177.pdf">Pester power as a diasporic dilemma: A study on the expatriate Indians in Bahrain</a>

    Transformation of labour relations

    2010-01-03

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/22994/1/MPRA_paper_22994.pdf ">Pester power as a diasporic dilemma: A study on the expatriate Indians in Bahrain</a>

    Financial prudence among Youth

    2100-01-03

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/22450/1/ MPRA_paper_22450.pdf">Financial prudence among Youth</a>

    Eco-Development and Tribal Empowerment

    2010-01-01

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/22450/1/ MPRA_paper_22450.pdf">Eco-Development and Tribal Empowerment</a>

    Business competitiveness in Bahrain: A Synopsis

    2009-01-09

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/23901/1/MPRA_paper_23901.pdf">Business competitiveness in Bahrain: A Synopsis</a>

    How Fragrant are perfumes? A Micro Perspective from Middle East

    2009-01-06

    <a href="http:// mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/19591/1/MPRA_paper_19591.pdf">How Fragrant are perfumes? A Micro Perspective from Middle East</a>

    2010-01-01

    http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/22202/1/MPRA_paper_22202.pdf

    Design, effectiveness and visual merchandising in creating customer appeal

    2011-01-04

    <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/30365/1/MRPA_ paper_30365.pdf">Design, effectiveness and visual merchandising in creating customer appeal</a>