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Dr. Shreekumar K. Nair

M.A., M.Phil., D.B.M., Ph.D.(Psy.)

General Management Area


Areas of Expertise

  • Organisational Behaviour

  • Human Resource Management


  • Under Construction


 Book Chapters

  • Nair, S. K. (2008). Emotional Intelligence and Consumer Reactions to Emotional Advertisements: A Conceptual Framework. In R. J. Devi (Ed.), Marketing Intelligence: Concepts and Cases, Hyderabad: The Icfai University Press.

  • Nair, S. K. (2007). Emotional Advertising: A Conceptual Framework. In Anil Varma (Ed.), Advertising Industry: Trends and Regulations, Hyderabad: The Icfai University Press.

  • Nair, S. K. (2005). Developing Emotional Intelligence in Younger Generation. In K. B. Kushal et al (Eds.), Perspectives for Effective Management, Mumbai: Himalaya Publishing House.

  • Nair, S. K. (1994). Job Cognitions, Job Attitudes and Cognitive Styles. In A. V. Kulkarni (Ed.) Cognition and Motivation, Nagpur: Vishwa Bharati Prakashan.

  • Nair, S. K. (1993). Work Into Play. In Saaz Kothare (Ed.) The Best of Ascent, Bombay: Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Research Papers

  • Nair, S. K. (2008). Leadership Styles and Effectiveness of Managers in a Public Sector Enterprise (Sent for Publication).

  • Jha, S. & Nair, S. K. (2008). Influence of Locus of Control, Job Characteristics and Superior-Subordinate Relationship on Psychological Empowerment: A Study in Five Star Hotels (Accepted by Journal of Management Research).

  • Nair, S. K. (2008). Organisational Downsizing: A Study of Survivor Attitudes, The ICFAI Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 23-39.

  • Nair, S. K. & Ghosh, S. (2006). Managerial Work Values in India: A Comparison Among Four Industry Sectors, South Asian Journal of Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 45-58.

  • Jha, S. & Nair, S. K. (2006). Empowerment in the Indian Hotel Industry: The Role of Employee Personality, IIMB Management Review, Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 253-264.

  • Nair, S. K. & Ghosh, S. (2006). Factors Affecting the Placement Prospects of MBA Students: An Exploratory Study, Vision, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 41-49.

  • Nair, S. K. (2004). Managerial Work Values in the Indian Private Sector, Productivity, Vol. 45, No. 2, p. 245-251.

  • Nair, S. K. (2004). Emotional Intelligence and Consumer Reactions to Emotional Advertisements: A Conceptual Framework, ICFAI Journal of Marketing Management, Vol. 3, No. 3, p. 57-65.

  • Nair, S. K. (2002). Developing Executive EQ: Action Plan for a Self-Directed Approach, Udyog Pragati, Vol. 26, No.3, p. 23-35.

  • Nair, S. K. (2002). The Ethicality of Whistleblowing and its Implications for Human Resource Management, Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 38, No.1, p. 96-112.

  • Nair, S. K. (2001). How Scientific are Hiring Practices in Indian Industry? A Preliminary Survey, Udyog Pragati, Vol. 25, No.4, p. 67-73.

  • Nair, S. K. & Yuvaraj, S. (2001). Managerial Effectiveness: A Comparative Study of Engineering and Non-Engineering Personnel, Abhigyan, Vol. XIX, No.1, p.5-11.

  • Nair, S. K. & Yuvaraj, S. (2000). Locus of Control and Managerial Effectiveness: A Study of Private Sector Managers, Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 36, No. 1, p. 41-52.

  • Nair, S. K. (2000). Ingratiatory Behaviours of Managerial Personnel in Two Organisational Settings, Management and Labour Studies, Vol. 25, No. 4, p. 254-261.

  • Srivastava, D. K. & Nair, S. K. (2000). Training and Development: An Audit of Indian Companies, Udyog Pragati, Vol. 24, No. 1, p. 1-6.

  • Nair, S. K. (1999). Committees and the Groupthink Syndrome, Indian Management, Vol. 38, No. 3/4, p. 97-101.

  • Nair, S. K. (1997). Relationship between Locus of Control and Job Characteristics Model Dimensions, Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 33, No. 4, p. 439-452.

  • Pattanayak, B., Nair, S. K. & Panda, K. C. (1996). Mental and Auditory Fatigue – A Study on Coke Oven Employees of Rourkela Steel Plant, Indian Journal of Occupational Health, Vol. 39, No. 3, p. 82-85.

  • Nair, S. K. (1997). Job Involvement and the Hackman – Oldham Job Characteristics Model, Management and Labour Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2, p. 100-105.

  • Nair, S. K. & Pattanayak, B.(1996). The Hackman – Oldham Job Characteristics Model: An Empirical Investigation on Indian Employees, Udyog Pragati, Vol. XIX, No. 3, p. 57-63.

  • Nair, S. K. (1993). Employee Supervision: Its Relevance as a Dimension of Job Satisfaction, Indian Management, Vol. 32, No. 2 & 3, p. 38-40.

  • Nair, S. K. & Kulkarni, A. V.(1984). Job Satisfaction as a Function of Adjustment, Managerial Psychology, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 17-23.

  Abstract in International Conference Bulletin

  • Ghosh, S. & Nair, S. K. “B-School Placement Prospects: A Case Study”, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering & Technology - Bulletin, Portland, Oregon, USA, July 2003.

Popular Articles

  • Nair, S. K. (2005). “The Psychology of Cyberloafing”, B’Cognizance (Online Journal of IIIT, Allahabad), Vol. 1, Issue V, (Jun – Jul).

  • Nair, S. K. (1992). “Keeping them Happy”, The Times of India - (Ascent) dated 21.11.1992.

  • Nair, S. K. (1992). “Work Into Play”, The Times of India - (Ascent) dated 7.3.1992.

  • Nair, S. K. (1988). “My Ideas of the Application of Psychology for Individual and Social Good”, Silver Jubilee Souvenir of Dept. of Psychology, Nagpur University, 1988.

  • Nair, S. K. (1981). “Shaping the Future Man”, Nagpur Times  Sunday Magazine, dated 30-8-1981.


 Teaching and Training

      PGP & Fellow Programme
  • Organisational Behaviour

  • Organisational Systems & Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Principles of Management

  • Advanced Topics in OB & HR

  • Questionnaire Design

  • Managerial Skills for Technical Personnel.

  • Effective Leadership Styles.

  • Effective Communication.

  • Conflict Management and Team Building Skills.

  • Managerial Effectiveness.

  • Self Development Workshop for Executives.

  • Advanced Personnel Selection Techniques.

  • Managerial Competence Mapping and Career Planning.

  • Behavioral Approach to Managerial Effectiveness.

  • Managerial Leadership and Team Building.

  • Human Resource Management.

  • Management Teaching Techniques (FDP).

  • Interpersonal and Team Effectiveness Workshop.

  • Personal Growth and Effectiveness Workshop.

  • Workshop on Developing Managerial Competencies.

  • Workshop on Developing Executive EQ

  • "Conflict Management and Team Building Skills" for Dept. Of Personnel & Training, Govt. of India.

  • "Development of Executive Competencies" for Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation, Calcutta.

  • "Personnel Selection Techniques" for CIBATUL Ltd., Atul, Valsad.

  • "Management Orientation" for Graduate Engineer Trainees of BHEL, Bhopal.

  • "Managerial Skills for Technical Personnel" for Senior Executives of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., R&D Centre, Nashik.

  • "Pre-induction Training for Newly Recruited Engineers of Nuclear Power Corporation.

  • "Ethics and Values in Administration" for Officers of Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.

  • "Train the Trainer" for KRIBHCO, Surat.

  • "Behavioural Science and management Techniques" for Executive Officers of ECGC.

  • "Managerial Skills" for Executives of BEL, Bangalore.

Conferences and Seminars

  • NITIE - Praachi National Conference on "Behavioural Sciences and Effective   Management" organised by NITIE on 27th & 28th January 1996.

  • Conference of BSRB Chairmen on "Reforms in Bank Exams" held at Hotel Leela Kempinski on 26th and 27th April 1991.

  • Seminar on "Development of Item Bank" held at IBPS on 13th and 14th October 1990.

Conference Paper
  • Paper entitled, “B-School Placement Prospects: A Case Study” presented by co-author, Prof. (Mrs.) Sadhana Ghosh at Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering & Technology (PICMET) at Portland, Oregon, USA in July 2003.


          Associated in following consulting assignments
  • KSB Pumps Ltd,Nashik on"Job Evaluation and Gradation" 

  • Recruitment of Engineers and Executives at various levels for MSEB (Turnkey Project). 

  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) on "Manpower Assessment and Competeny Mapping". 

  • National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), Mumbai on "Organisation Structure and Manpower Study". 

  • Graham Firth Steel Products (India) Ltd., Mumbai on "Job Evaluation and Performance Appraisal". 

  • Indian Institute of Bankers, Mumbai on "Organisation and Management Study". 

  • Tata Interactive Systems for WORLD BANK - DANIDA project on "Preparation of Trainer's Text Book, Student's Guide Book and Work Book".


  • 8th position in the P.U.(Science) Examination of Nagpur University in 1976

  • 1st position in the M.A. (Psychology) Examination of Nagpur University in 1981. 

  • 1st position in the M.Phil. (Psychology) Examination of Nagpur University in 1982.

  • Junior Research Fellowship of UGC in 1984

 My Family

Under Construction

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