Simon Jacob C - Assistant Professor

Email-ID : simon@rajagiri.edu;simonchemmannur@gmail.com

He is a multi-disciplinarian with a postgraduate degree in Personnel Management (MPM) and an LL.B with Labour Laws. He holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA with specialisation in Operations Management. His industry experience spans over 19 years in diverse spectrum. This includes as an Advocate, Trainer (Manufacturing and Service Industries), Regional Manager- Business Operations and HRM (Finance Sector) Counselor in IGNOU – MBA programme and into Technical Wing of Indian Air Force. He joined as a full time member of faculty at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences in Oct 2004. He had undergone FDP in Management at IIM A, FDP at IIM K, SDP at IIT Khargkpur, QIP at TAPMI, Manipal and qualified UGC/NET Lectureship in Management. He had also undergone European Summer Programme at Catholic University- Lille, France. He is a CAMI-USA Certified Recruitment Analyst and handles courses in the areas of Human Resources Management, Operations Management and Business & Labour Laws. His research interest is in interrelated areas of Service Operations and Human Resources Management. He is currently pursuing his research studies at School of Management Studies, CUSAT, Kochi.

Educational Qualification

MPM;LL.B;MBA(OM);BE(Mech);FDP(IIM-A)
 

Work Experience (Teaching / Industry / Research)

Teaching/Training- Experience:
 
  • Counselor – IGNOU – MBA      program at Trichur Study Centre
  • Trainer in Financial/ Manufacturing Sector.  
  • PG level  teaching at RCBS for MBA/MHRM/PGDM, since Oct 2004

Industry/Other - Experience

  • Indian Air force -in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Apr 1985 – Feb 2001 )
  • Finance Sector (NBFC)-  as Regional Manager -HRM & Business Operations (Apr 2002 – Oct 2004) 
  • As a Junior Advocate in Trichur Bar Council (Oct 2001- Mar 2002)
  • Automobile Sector- Manager (Apr 2001- Sep 2001)

Area of Interest (Teaching / Research)

Teaching: HRM, Operations Management, Business and Labour Laws Research:HRM and Service Operations Management
 
 

Training / Research Projects / Consultancy / MDP conducted

  • Preparation of HR Manual for International Shipping Bureau, Dubai.(1st Oct 2007 to 1st Oct 2008)
  • The Dynamic Relation between Organizational and Professional Commitment of Professionals in Health Care Sector and its Influence on Service Quality.(UGC sponsored Minor Project)
 

Publication ( Book / Article / Case ) / Paper Presentations

  • Mash Contact Lens Manufacturing Company: Mission to Vision(co-authored)-SIMER PRAGATI, Issue III, and Volume-1 Oct-Dec 2008.ISSN-0974-2018
  • “Study Groups, Grouping Criteria and the Synergy in Educational System: A Qualitative Research among FDP Participants”- paper published in International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics & Management, Vol. No. 2 (2012), Issue No. 9 (September). ISSN 2231-4245
  • “A Balanced Corporate Responsibility”- Paper published in ‘Indian Journal of Applied Research’ Volume: 1; Issue: 10; July 2012. ISSN-2249-555X
  • “ Bank on by Banging Service Quality: A Study of Private and Public Sector Banks in Cochin”- Paper published in Rajagiri Management Journal, Vol 7, No. 2, December 2013. ISSN 0972-9968, published by Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies.
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  • “ The Dynamic Relation Between Organisational and Professional Commitment of Professionals in Health Care Sector and Its Influence on Service Quality.” Paper published in International Journal of Consumer & Business Analytics, Vol 1, Issue 2, July-Dec 2013. ISSN 2321-175X, published by Kotler Srinivasan Center for Researchin Marketing, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai.
 
 
 
Paper Presentations
  • “ The Dynamic Relation Between Organisational and Professional Commitment of Professionals in Health Care Sector and Its Influence on Service Quality.”Paper presented at 3rd International Conference on Business Analytics, held at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India on Dec 24, 2013.
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  • “Acquiring Competency in Providing Experience: HRM - Service Quality Paradigm, a review”:  Paper presented at International Conference on Operations Management: Innovative Practices for Revitalization of Paradigm Concepts, held at RCBS, Kochi on 02 September 2013.
  • “ Bank on by Banging Service Quality: a Study of Private and Public Sector Banks in Kochi”: Paper presented at National Conference on Inclusive Innovation and Sustainable Growth: the Millennium Challenges, Sponsored by UGC, held at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi on 30-31 August 2013.
  • “A Balanced Corporate Responsibility”:  Paper presented at International Conference on Evolving Frontiers – Business-Society- Nation Interfaces. 10-12 Mar, 2011 organized by Indus Business Academy, Bangalore.
 

Training Attended / Seminar / Workshop / Refresher

1.            International Conference on Cyber Crimes and Law: 2013. Organized at SMS, CUSAT on Aug 17, 2013.
 
2.            Rajagiri International Conference on Operations Management : Innovative Practices for Revitalization of Paradigm Concepts, held at Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, Kochi on 2 September 2013
 
3.            Rajagiri National Seminar on Inclusive Innovation and Sustainable Growth: the Millennium Challenges, Sponsored by UGC, held at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi on 30-31 August 2013
 
4.            Staff Development Programme: Moodle and Exam Office Overview training organized by Christ University , Banglore held on 21-23 March 2013
 
5.            National  conference on Banking and Finance, sponsored by UGC, held at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi on 20th Feb 2013
 
6.            National Conference on Traditional Concepts of Marketing in Today’s Context sponsored by UGC, held at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi on 24th Jan, 2013
 
7.            International conference on Innovative Practices for Business Excellence (IPBE 2013) organized by RCBS on 14th Jan 2013.
 
8.            Ph.D Course work at SMS CUSAT (23 July to 30 Nov 2012)
 
9.            Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis for Management Teachers, by RCSS, 13 -15 March 2012
 
10.        Learning Curve Certification Programme by en Paradigm Knowledge Solutions, CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad,  1-3 June, 2011
 
11.        International Conference – Financial Sector – Emerging Trends & Challenges at RCBS, 1st Feb. 2011
 
12.        European Summer Programme, Catholic University- Lille, France (22 June to 15 Jul,2010)
 
13.        UGC Orientation Programme – ASC, Calicut University
 
14.        13.  Summer School on Social Research Methodology and Data   Analysis(SDP)- IIT – Kharagpur, 21 Sep to 4 Oct, 2009
 
15.        Workshop on Research Proposal and Report Writing, IIM Ahmedabad (12 Sep. 2008)
 
16.        Faculty Development Programme in Management. IIM Ahmedabad, June 16 to Oct 4, 2004
 
17.        International Seminar on “Delearn to Relearn”- Redefining the Architecture of Education. 12th May 2007 at Hotel Taj Coromandel, Chennai
 
18.        Legal update: Annual workshop on Labour Laws.
 
19.        Strategic HRM: Course Scope, Content and Pedagogy Issues.(QIP) TAPMI- Manipal, Oct 17 – 21, 2005
 
20.        Training the Trainers (FDP) IIM- Kozhikode. May  26-28,2005
 
21.        A workshop on Entrepreneurship for Kerala-CUSAT
 
22.        Insurance Advisors Course ( 100 Hours training)by IRDA agency- Sterling Insurance Services
 
23.        Honda Management& Marketing Seminar-by HMSI Ltd
 
 

Professional Membership / Certification

  • NIPM
  • Certified Recruitment Analyst, 2007(CAMI- USA)
 
 

Presentation made in the Rajagiri Faculty Council

1.    1. Turning Great Strategy into Great performance” by Michael C. Mankins & Richard Steele –HBR Jul-Aug 2005
2.Transforming the Balanced Scorecard from Performance Measurement to Strategic Management”  by Robert S. Kaplan, David P. Norton ,  Accounting Horizons, Vol. 15,2001  
3. “The End of Business Schools? Less Success Than Meets the Eye” by Jeffrey Pfeffer  & Christina T. Fong, Academy of  Management Learning and Education, 2002, Vol. 1, No.1   
4.“ Some Action Gaps in Management Training and Education by Gupta, R.K. 1992, In Management Education in India, eds. Pramod Verma, S.S.Rao and D.M.Pestonjee, Oxford & IBH Publishing, New Delhi   
5. Professional and Organizational Commitment in Service Quality: A study of Hospital Sector in Kerala
6. Balanced Scorecard and Corporate Social Responsibly: A Historical Perspective. 7. Research proposal – HRM, Process Variables and Service Quality in Hospital Sector