Vasanthi Srinivasan

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Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management

Associate Professor,
Chairperson, Alumni Relations


Professor Srinivasan is an Associate Professor in the area of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management. Currently, she is the Chairperson of Alumni Relations.

Her research interests are in the field of Multi-generations in the Workplace, Women in Management and Boards, Ethics Teaching in Business Schools, HRM in Rapid Growth Organizations and Ethics and CSR in Micro, Small and Mid-sized enterprises.

Significant Publications

  • Shruti R. Sardeshmukh & Vasanthi Srinivasan (2014) ICT and work-family balance: context of Indian software services. Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and Economic relations of work, 24 (1), 40-54
  • Srinivasan, V & Chandwani, R (2014) HRM innovations in Rapid Growth contexts: the healthcare sector in India. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25(10)
  • Srinivasan, V, Murty L S & Nakra M (2013) "Career Persistence of women software professionals in India" Gender in Management: An international journal, 28(4)
  • Chatterjee, C & Srinivasan, V (2013) "Ethics in the healthcare sector in India" IIMB Management Review, 25(1) 49-62
  • Srinivasan, V (2012). Developing a "Responsible Business" course for business schools in India. Vikalpa, 37(2), 102-108
  • Srinivasan, V (2012) Multi Generations in the workforce: Building Collaboration. IIMB Management Review, 24 (1)
  • Srinivasan, V (2012) Business Ethics in the South and South East Asia.  Journal of Business Ethics: Volume 104, Issue 1 (2012), Page 73-81
  • Khatri, N; Ojha, A. K; Budhwar, P; Srinivasan, V; Varma, A. (2012)  Management research in India: Current state and future directions.  IIMB Management Review, 24 (2), 104-115
  • Das, Bidipta, Rao, Menaka & Srinivasan, V (2012) Bridging the Cross Cultural Transformational Li (Distance Measure) at Huawei Technology India Private Limited. South Asian Journal of Management, 19(1).
  • Krishnan R T, Reddy CM, Srinivasan V & Jaiswal M (2011)  "The leadership Journey in the Murugappa Group" Vikalpa, 36(4).
  • Valk, R & Srinivasan. V (2011) "Work family Balance of Indian women software professionals: A qualitative study" in IIMB Management Review, 23(1)39-50

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 Research Reports

Professor Srinivasan teaches Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources Management.

She has consulted extensively for both Indian and multinational companies in the field of leadership development. She has designed, developed and delivered programmes aimed at building the capability of Human Resource professionals. She has been a British Council Visiting Scholar at the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at the Nottingham University Business School and has developed a website which intends to promote teaching in Business Ethics and CSR among faculty of business schools in India. She was the ICCR Chair Professor of Corporate Responsibility and Governance at the HHL School of Management, Leipzig, Germany in 2012-13.

Srinivasan is currently a member of the International Society of Business, Economics & Ethics (ISBEE), a member of the India Leadership Team of and is on the Board of Directors of not-for profit organizations. She was the regional coordinator for South and South East Asia on the Global Survey of Business Ethics.

Professional Leadership

Board of Advisors -- National HRD Network Bangalore Chapter

Chairperson of the Board of Svaraj and Fourth Wave Foundation, Bangalore

Board member of Enable India Bangalore

Member of the India leadership team of, a Geneva based Not for profit organization

Visiting Scholar/Deputation

Indian Council for Cultural Relations Chair Professor for Corporate responsibility at the HHL Graduate School of Management Leipzig, Germany for the period 2012-13 on deputation.

British Council Visiting Scholar at the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at the Nottingham University Business School to develop the website which intends to promote teaching in Business Ethics and CSR in India.

  • Fellow Programme in Management (PhD equivalent), IIMB
  • PGD in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, XLRI, Jamshedpur, India
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore University, India