Dr. Shaji Kurian

Professor & Chairperson, OB & HR Area

Area : Human Resources

Prior to IFIM, he was the talent head in Indian Semiconductor Association and was responsible for mobilizing resources and executing pan India strategic programs to minimize the employability gap and ensure the continued growth of semiconductor and allied industries in India through a series of focused workshops and seminars across the country.

His recent book chapter on academic mentoring in India published by Springer, Macmillan, UK, received wide international acceptance.

He is an empanelled expert in Times of India Ascent Series and an invited speaker at various national & international forums. He is a common face in NHRDN panel discussions. He is also an invited Guest Faculty at Uniglobe School of Business, Kathmandu.

Dr. Shaji’s Doctoral thesis is on ‘strategic HRM practices in small and medium enterprises in light of global competition’. His current research interests include future of work, new-gen workforce.

Educational Qualification:

  • Post-Doctoral Research, School of Technology and Management, Portugal. Research topic: Millennial workforce
  • Ph.D., Management Studies, Visvesvaraya Technological University, India
  • MBA, Canara Bank School of Management Studies, India

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