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Srinivasan, Vasanthi
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Vasanthi Srinivasan
Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources Management

Associate Professor

Chairperson, Alumni Relations

Ph: +91-80-26993101

Fellow Program in Management, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, 1996

PGD in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, XLRI, Jamshedpur, 1987

Bachelor of Commerce, Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore University, 1983

Phone:  +91-80-26993046
Address:  B-203

Research Areas

Gender and Generational diversity in organizations

Ethics and CSR teaching in business schools

HRM in rapid growth contexts


Academic Positions

IIM Bangalore: April 2002-present


Other positions

Consultant with The P & P Group

Personnel Officer at Wipro Ltd.


Recent Assignments

Business Leadership Program (for the Murugappa Group)

Technology leadership program for an IT company


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 Globethics.net, 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  www.teachcsr.com which intends to promote teaching in Business Ethics and CSR in India.


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


Book Chapters

- Srinivasan V, Ajith-John D & Nirmala Maria (2014) Generational cohorts and personal values: An exploratory study in the Indian workplace in Generational Diversity at work: New perspectives. Eds. Parry, E &  Taylor & Francis

- Srinivasan V & Gupta, A (2013) Women professionals in the software services sector in India. Handbook of research on promoting women's careers, Eds. Vinnicombe S, Burke R J, Blake-Beard  S &  Moore L. Edward -Elgar.

- Srinivasan V (2012) Business Ethics In Teaching, Training, and Research in South and South East Asia in Global Survey of Business Ethics in Teaching, Training and Research, Eds. Rossouw D & Stuckelberger C

- Chandwani R,  Jha M, Nagadevara V, and Srinivasan V (2012) "Narayana Hrudayalaya - How the HR Practices and Policies Enable Organizational Strategy Implementation."  Innovations in People Management: Cases in Organizational Behaviour, HR, and Communication, Eds. Bhatnagar J., Bajaj, G. and Ghosh S. Macmillan Publishers (India)


Research Reports

- Batham, V, Sengupta, R & Srinivasan V (2013) Rethinking Business Responsibility in India:A Review of Pharmaceutical & Private Healthcare Sectors ,CUTS International, Jaipur, India.

- Srinivasan V, Ajith-John, D & Maria Nirmala (2014)  Employee Generations in the workforce in India, SHRM India.