Core Faculty

Economics

Dr. Vidya Suresh

MA, PhD

Economics and Quantitative Techniques

E-mail - vidyasuresh@tsm.ac.in

Prof Vidya has 16 years of teaching and 10 years of research experience. She has undergone academic internship for one year at IIM-B in the area of Corporate Strategyy and Business Policy and has done FDP at IIM-A for four months. She also worked as a Business Analyst for a KPO firm at Bangalore. At TSM she handles courses on Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Research Methodology.   Read more...

Research Publications


Accounting and Finance

Dr. Ashok Natarajan

PhD (University of California, Irvine)

Accounting and Finance

E-mail - ashoknatarajan@tsm.ac.in

Dr. Ashok Natarajan joined TSM as a Professor in the Accounting and Finance Area in July 2016. He holds a Ph.D. in Management. His primary research interests are in corporate governance, accounting transparency, real and cosmetic changes following corporate restructurings, assessing company- and industry-specific performance, and management compensation, and his research has been published in leading Accounting and Finance journals, besides being included as part of a textbook for European MBA programmes. He has taught courses in Financial and Managerial Accounting, Financial Reporting Standards, Financial Statement Analysis, and Research Seminars in Accounting at the undergraduate, MBA and MSA levels. His professional experience also includes industry experience as an accountant in an FMCG company and as a Manager of Computer and Network Services at a large academic institution. In addition, he has also consulted on a number of Mergers and Acquisition projects, as well as on other Corporate Valuation services.   Read more...

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Prof. C Nallakrishnan

B Com, ACA

Finance and Accounts

E-mail - nallakrishnan@tsm.ac.in

Prof Nallakrishnan has 38 years of experience in the industry and has been involved in various consulting assignments. At TSM, he teaches courses on Management Accountiing.   Read more...


Prof. S Raghupathy

MBA, CFA [ICFAI], ACMA, PMP, FRM, CAIA, PhD 

Finance

E-mail - sraghupathy@tsm.ac.in

A Career spanning 28 years in Industry, Teaching and Consulting since 1985. Currently he is also Member, Board of Governors in Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai. Earlier, Vice President – Financial Services at Bahwan Cyber Tek (P) Ltd., Chennai. Has been leading the Risk Management & Cargoes Division at California Advanced Management Services (P) Ltd., Chennai, from 2001 till 2004 and developed the domain knowledge for Chemoil Corporation, USA. Regular Faculty for Project Management Training in PMI Chennai Chapter.

Developed Risk Reporting Systems for Aaditya Trading Solutions, Chennai. Had been associated with Dr.Besant Raj Consultants between 1999 & 2001. Developed domain knowledge for Personal Investments website for Cyber Globe India. Taught at Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy for three successive terms. Earlier was spearheading the Institution development and headed the ICFAI Business School at Chennai from 1994 to 1997. Entrepreneur in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry between 1985 & 1994 & Senior Faculty at Thiagarajar School of Management.   Read more...


Dr. Lakshmi Kalyanaraman

PhD (University of Madras)

Accounting and Finance

E-mail - lakshmi@tsm.ac.in

Lakshmi Kalyanaraman is a Professor of finance with about 30 years of experience both from indsutry and academics put together. Her areas of interest include capital market, currency market and commodity market.   Read more...



Marketing & Strategy

Prof. R Beanca Rosalin

B.Tech, PGDM (LIBA)

Marketing & HR

E-mail - beancadavid@tsm.ac.in

Prof. Beanca Rosalin R, a SCJP and MCTS certified IT Professional has 4 years of industry experience with TCS (Chennai) handling banking projects and was bestowed with the prestigious “Harbinger” award. After an illuminating PGDM program from LIBA Chennai, she has now shifted gears to management education with her passionate areas being Brand Management, Consumer Behaviour, Services Marketing and B2B Marketing. She has won accolades for her pragmatic and creative approach towards Paper & Project presentations. She is an appreciated content writer for departmental magazines and Master of Ceremony for several prestigious events held at colleges. She has received rave reviews as a Soft Skills trainer for CSR initiatives.   Read more...

Research Publications


Prof. Dr S Goswami

MA (Economics), M.M.M, PhD

Strategy and Marketing

E-mail - goswami@tsm.ac.in

Prof (Dr) S. Goswami has over 26 years of of experience in academics and 3 years in Industry. In his academic stint, has taught in reputed Institutes like I.I.L.M., II.M.T., Amity University. He has taught abroad too for nine years. He is a post-grad in Economics from Calcutta University, Master's in Marketing from Pondicherry University and a Ph.D from Allahabad. His research interests are in Strategy and Marketing areas. So far, has published three papers in Intl.Journals (Emerald,UK) and scores in national journals. Specifically, was invited by Assocham, Delhi to speak for their Brand Summit held in Delhi in 2013.   Read more...

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Dr. B. Janarthanan

MBA, PhD (NITT)

Marketing

E-mail - janarthanan@tsm.ac.in

Dr. B. Janarthanan is a passionate researcher and responsible teacher, with three years of industry experience and four years of teaching experience. He has completed his PhD in Marketing from NIT Trichy. His major teaching interests includes; Marketing management, Marketing research, Consumer behaviour, Digital and social media marketing. He presently works in the area of cyberpsychology, social media engagement and reviews, innovative trends, sports marketing. Some of his notable research works are published in journals like, journal of behavioural addictions, journal of electronic commerce in organisations, international journal of internet marketing and advertising, international journal of business information systems, international journal of online marketing. He also holds the qualification for UGC -NET with JRF.   Read more...


Dr. N Manjula

MBA, M.Phil, FDPM (IIM-A), PhD

Marketing

E-mail - manjulan@tsm.ac.in

Dr. Manjula has 15 years of experience in academics, her research and consultancy interest is in the field of Marketing with special focus on Product and Brand Management and Rural Marketing. Is a soft skill trainer and has contributed to the training programmes organised at TSM for the Department of Posts and the Headmasters of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan. She consults in the area of Customer Relationship Management.   Read more...

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Prof. M. Nithya

B Tech, MBA, PhD 

Marketing

E-mail - nithyam@tsm.ac.in

Prof. M. Nithya is an ethical researcher and passionate teacher; Her doctorate is in the area of marketing specific to brand extension in Anna University, Chennai. She has published research articles in double blind peer reviewed and indexed international journals and presented papers in international conferences. Her major research interests include but not limited to brand stretching, co-branding, brand switching behaviour and Asian perspective of consumer decision making. She holds the qualification of UGC-NET with JRF. Her major teaching areas include brand management, marketing management, retail marketing and consumer behaviour. Contact her email in case of any queries.   Read more...

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Dr. M Selvalakshmi

MBA, M.Phil, FDPM (IIM-A), PhD

Marketing and Strategic Management

E-mail - selvalakshmi@tsm.ac.in

Dr. M Selvalakshmi has 13 years of experience in teaching. Her area of research interest includes Service Quality and Sales management. Earlier she served in the industry for three years and has been recognized as the “Best employee” in the company for the year 1999. Has trained executives of Corporate like Honeywell Technology Solutions, ICICI PruLife, India Post, Aavin and TVS Group. Has published papers in National and International Journals.   Read more...

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Prof. N.Y. Preethalakshmi

PGDM

Marketing & Finance

E-mail - preethalakshmi@tsm.ac.in

Mrs. Preethalakshmi has joined TSM in Nov, 2016. She has completed her PGDM from Thiagarajar School of Management in 2015. Her areas of interest are Digital Marketing and Marketing Analytics. Previously she was associated with Kotak Mahindra. She is certified in Google ad words.   Read more...


Prof. Ramesh Kumar J

MBA (Madurai Kamaraj University), FDP (IIM-A)

Marketing

E-mail - rameshkumarj@tsm.ac.in, j.rameshdeva@gmail.com

Prof. Ramesh Kumar is an experienced Assistant Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the area of Marketing. He has 6 years of teaching experience and 4 years of industry experience. He is a strong education professional, pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Brand Management from Madurai Kamaraj University, his area of interest includes consumer behavior and brand management in online retail industry.   Read more...


Operations & Quantitative Methods

Prof. M Balaji

ME, MBA, FDPM (IIM-A), PhD (Pursuing)

Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques

E-mail - mbalaji@tsm.ac.in

Prof Balaji has nine years of work experience in academics and industry. He is interested in Manufacturing Engineering and its management tools & techniques. Being a knowledgee facilitator, he continuously learns Operations Management, World Class Manufacturing practices, Decision analysis tools & techniques, Logistics, Materials and Supply chain management and he teaches post graduate students of management with suitable pedagogical tools. He is currently pursuing a doctoral program in management at IIT Madras with research interests in Food Supply Chain Management. His long term objective is to be an innovative and competitive academic professional by exploring new horizons and contribute by doing research. His Specialties are Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management. He coordinates the admission process at TSM and various events like Convocation, YUKTI etc.   Read more...

Research Publications


Dr. R C Gopal P

MBA, PhD (IIT Kharagpur)

Operations Management, Supply Chain Management

E-mail - prcgopal@tsm.ac.in

Professor Ramachandra Gopal P, before joining the Thiagarajar School of management in 2014 he has been giving guest lectures in various prestigious academic institutes and to name a few are NIT Warangal and PRR college of management, Hyderabad. Professor Gopal has received his doctorate from Industrial and Systems Engineering department, IIT Kharagpur. He received his MBA in Operations and Marketing management from the School of Management, NIT Warangal. He holds Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Bapattla Engineering College, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh. Professor Gopal has published papers in various peer reviewed international journals such as Production Planning and Control (Taylor & Francis), International Journals of Sustainable Engineering (Taylor & Francis) and in the International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management (IJPPM), an official journal of World Confederation of Productivity Science (WCPS). His fields of expertise includes but not l imited to Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Quality Engineering, Total Quality Management and Business Research Methodology.   Read more...

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Prof. R M Somasundaram

M Sc, M.Phil, MBA

Economics and Quantitative Techniques

E-mail - somasundaramrm@tsm.ac.in

Prof Somasundaram has 43 years of experience in academics. He was also Dean of the MBA Programme at TSM during 2005 to 2007. He has presented papers at various National & Inteernational conferences. His area of specialization is Quantitative Techniques to Management Sciences.   Read more...


Dr.Arindam Ghosh

PhD (IIT Kharagpur)

Quantitative Methods

E-mail - arindamghosh@tsm.ac.in, arindamiitan@gmail.com

Dr. Arindam Ghosh did his Ph.D. from Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He has work experience of more than five years in telecom industry. He held different managerial positions in Reliance Communications Ltd., Tata Tele services Limited and Unitech Wireless [Tamil Nadu] pvt. Ltd. Dr. Ghosh's areas of interest are Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Production Planning and Inventory Control. Dr. Ghosh has publications in Applied Mathematical Modelling (Elsevier), International Journal of Sustainable Engineering (Taylor & Francis). He attended and presented in different international conferences. He was awarded with "Best Paper Award" in the doctoral consortium of the "XVII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management", Indian Institute of Technology Madras, December 20-22, 2013.   Read more...


Human Resources


Prof. Daisy Gohain

M.A. (Eng.), M.Phil. (Eng.), Ph.D (Pursuing)

E-mail - daisygohain@tsm.ac.in

Prof. Daisy Gohain teaches Managerial Communication and Soft Skills. She has received her M.A. (Eng.) and M. Phil (Eng.) from Auxilium College, Vellore. A passionate teacher and an ardent learner, she has proficiency in Phonetics and Linguistics. Besides being a University topper and a First Rank holder in both M.A, and M. Phil, she also has research publications and paper presentations to her credit in both National and International Conferences/ Symposiums. Vivacity and malleability being her core strengths aids her in making any venture efficacious as well as enjoyable. She has also completed a diploma in Aviation, Hospitality and Tourism Management under Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training (FIAT). She is currently pursuing her doctoral research in Indian Writing in English from Madurai Kamaraj University.   Read more...

Research Publications


Prof. P Mutharasi

BA (Eng.lit), MBA, PhD 

Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource management

E-mail - mutharasi@tsm.ac.in

Prof Mutharasi teaches Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management and its elective courses. She has 11 years of teaching experience and her doctoral research is in the area of Organizational Behaviour - focusing on Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Organizational Climate. She has conducted General management programs for Head Masters under the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan. She has trained employees of India Post in the Central Government Project Arrow in areas like Change Management, Conflict management and Inter personal effectiveness. She has conducted training programmes in her area of expertise for TVS Group of Companies, HPCL, Apollo Hospitals and also for undergraduate students of colleges in and around Madurai.   Read more...

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Dr. Nivethitha S

MBA, PhD (Joint program - IIT-M and University of Passau, Germany)

Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

E-mail - nivethitha@tsm.ac.in

Dr. Nivethitha S has completed her PhD (Joint Doctoral Degree Program) in OB/HR from IIT Madras, India and University of Passau, Germany. She has teaching experience in India and Germany. Her teaching interests include Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management and International Human Resource Management. She has published in peer-reviewed international journals. Her research interests include HRM practices, Psychological Contract, Organizational Identification and Employee Turnover.   Read more...

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Dr. R. Saraswathy

MBA (NIT Trichy), PhD (NIT Trichy)

Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship Development

E-mail - saraswathyr@tsm.ac.in

Dr. Saraswathy has over 18 years experience in academics/research and industry. She is a compassionate, yet SLA driven educator who believes in nurturing an environment conducive to high-quality learning, allowing students to explore, feat and hone their latent skills. She teaches courses on Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Development. Her research interests include Employer Branding, Human Capital Development &Talent Management, Women in Management and Entrepreneurship. She has published and presented her research in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences. She has designed and delivered sessions on Leadership Development, Team Dynamics, Career Management and Work Life Balance. She has designed, developed, and delivered programmes to build the leadership pipeline for organizations. She is a recognized research supervisor of Bharathiyar University. Currently, she is working on Management of emotions in the workpl ace, Employe r Branding, and Business Analytics.   Read more...

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Prof. J Sathyakumar

M.Com, MA, MBA, PhD

Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

E-mail - sathyakumarj@tsm.ac.in

Prof Sathyakumar has over 25 years of experience in the corporate sector and 10 years in academics. Prior to joining TSM he has occupied senior position in SPIC group of companiess. He has published papers in peer reviewed journals published from the UK and Japan. His research interest includes Human Resource Management and Occupational Psychology.   Read more...

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Prof. G. Shivaraj

B.Tech (TNAU), PGPM - Marketing (SOIL), MBA, PhD (Pursuing)

Shivaraj is a dynamic career development professional and an academic instructor. He also heads corporate relations and career management services at TSM. His PhD research work is to unveil the B school student’s dilemma to understand recruiters’ expectation. Previously he was associated with, Amul, Tech Mahindra, and ISF Industries.  


Dr. Tanusree Chakraborty

MA, PhD (Calcutta University), PGDM, MBA (IGNOU)

Behavioural Science and Human Resource Management

E-mail - tanusree@tsm.ac.in, tannu2677@gmail.com

Dr. T. Chakraborty is a Ph.D from Calcutta University, MA (Applied Psychology) with Specialization in Organizational Psychology, PGDHRM and MBA (HR), with 12 years of overall working experience and ten years of academic experience. Her area of interest includes - organizational behavior, organizational/industrial psychology, HRM and Psychometric Testing. She had served as a faculty with Calcutta University, West Bengal State University having thoroughly good academic track record with university ranks. Ex- research fellow of Indian Council of Medical Research. She has a good number of publications under her credit. She has been associated with a number of B-Schools and Universities of repute in Kolkata and is also an empanelled corporate trainer with reputed training consultancies and Government Productivity Councils. She has conducted more than 150 training sessions in various fields of OB, HR and Psychology in leading public and private sector companies- Axis Bank, Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petrol eum Corporation Limited, Jindal Power and Steel Plant, NHPC, Power Grid Corporation, KEC International, Shapoorji Palonji Construction Ltd, TATA AIG, Electro Steel Castings ltd, Exide Industries to name a few. Psychometric testing is a core area of her expertise.   Read more...

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Dr. Malay Biswas

Ph D (North Maharasthra University), M.P.A.(DAVV), B.Com. (Hons.) Calcutta University

Human Resources

E-mail - malaybiswas@tsm.ac.in

Malay Biswas Ph.D., is currently working as Associate Professor (Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management) at the Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai. Earlier he worked as Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak (2011-2017) and earlier worked as Dean - Management Studies and Senior Faculty Member at the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad, Maharashtra (2003-2011). He worked with the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces in their various human resource functions before choosing to be an academic (1993-2003). He has over 24 years of experience in the hospitality industry and teaching. He has conducted management developed programs for Asian Paints, Canara Bank, Peerless, Indian Oil Corporation, Life Insurance Corporation of India, State Bank of India and Taj Group of Hotels. Dr Biswas published textbook titled HR in Hospitality Industry (Oxford Publication). He also published several research papers and reports in the areas of his expertise in international and national journals and conferences.   Read more...


Systems

Dr. V. Senthil

MCA, M.Phil, PhD

Computer Applications and Information Systems

E-mail - senthil@tsm.ac.in

Prof Senthil has 14 years of academic and 2 years of industry experience. His area of research includes Digital Watermarking, Wavelet Transforms and Multimedia Computing. He has ppublished six IEEE & ACM indexed research papers and has participated and presented in six international conferences included ICIMTR-2012, Malaysia and ITInnovations-2008, UAE. He has received and participated in the Summer Research Fellowship at Machine Intelligence Unit, Indian Statistical Institute; Kolkata sponsored by Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore and also participated in JTG-Summer School at Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore. He has participated in six workshops including one at IIT Delhi. He is the Technology Manager at Thiagarajar School of Management.   Read more...

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Prof. Sherin M John

BE (Computer Engineering), ME (CSE), PhD (pursuing)

Computer Applications and Information Systems

E-mail - sherin@tsm.ac.in

Prof Sherin teaches Software Project Management, Information Security Management, E-Commerce, Big Data in Business and Management Information Systems. She has completed M.E in Computer Science & Engineering and is pursuing PhD in the area of Web Data Mining in CSE department of Kalasalingam University. She has 14 years of teaching experience and 7 years of Industrial experience. Her areas of interest are Web Data Mining, Big Data, RDBMS and .NET programming.   She has coordinated an International Conference and conducted various Management Development Programmes for Business executives in the area of Information Technology. She is also handling in-house software development/maintenance at TSM..   Read more...

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Dr. S. Sridhar

MA, M.Lib.Sc, PhD

Quality and Library management

E-mail - sridhars@tsm.ac.in

Dr. S. Sridhar, librarian, has been with TSM since 2001. He has a strong academic background with MA, M LISc, PGDCA, M Phil, PhD. He has completed his PhD in the area of total quality management. Read more...

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