George Joseph

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He holds a PhD in Operations Management and MBA from Cochin University of Science and Technology. He has over ten years of teaching experience. He has a track record of conducting research, primarily in the areas of entrepreneurship and project management, and has twice received the best paper award from the PMI India chapter in Kerala. His primary interests are in Entrepreneurship, Project management, Operations management, & Change management. He has presented many works at national and regional conferences. He received the Young Researcher Award in the 4th International Research Symposium in Service Management (IRSSM 4)-2013 awarded by the Service Research Institute, USA. He was a Member of the Board of Studies in Business Process and Data Analytics Under Faculty of Social Sciences of Cochin University of Science and Technology from 28/04/2018 to 27/2/2021. He could design seven courses each for M.Voc. in Technology and Management Consulting and B.Voc. in Business Process and Data Analytics respectively.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D - Cochin University of Science and Technology
    • Topic “Operational Flexibility: A Model for Effective Project Management”.
  • MBA- Cochin University of Science and Technology
  • B. Tech- Civil Engineering, Calicut University

Work Experience (Research /Teaching)

  • From Jan 2021     President -Polestar Experiential Learning, Asia Division
  • From February 2021     Founder -Geoviale- Agri tech Startup
  • From March 2021     Empaneled Expert, Madiba Consult GmbH, Bonn, Germany
  • Feb 2016 - Feb 2021    Assistant Professor in Project Management at DDU KAUSHAL KENDRA, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India
  • May 2017 - Feb 2021    Masters Research Project (MRP) Supervisor, University of Roehampton Online, UK
  • April 2016 - Feb 2021    Online Faculty, Laureate Universities, University of Roehampton Online, UK
  • Aug 2013 - Feb 2016    Assistant         professor         in         Operations     Management   at School of Management & Entrepreneurship, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, India
  • July 2012-Aug 2013    Assistant professor in Operations Management at MES AIMAT, Kerala, India
  • Feb 2011- Jan 2012    Assistant professor in Management at Bharata Mata Institute of Management, Kerala, India

Area of Interest (Research /Teaching)


  • Entrepreneurship, Project Management, Operations Management


  • Cognitive processes and Strategies in Entrepreneurship, Project management and Higher Education


  • Market Research and Website Designing for MIGRESS Technologies LLP, India

Journal Publication

  • Joseph, G., Aboobaker, Nimitha, K. A. Zakkariya (2021). Entrepreneurial Cognition and Premature Scaling of Startups: a qualitative analysis of determinants of start-up failures. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. ISSN: 2053-4604 (Scopus listed/ABDC-C (Q1)) (Published)
  • Joseph, G., Daniel Soares (2020). Organizational Strategies for Competitive Advantage in the Construction Industry: Chinese Dominance in Southern Africa. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries. (Scopus listed) (Published)
  • P Mohandas, Nimmi; Binoy, Alka; Joseph, George; R, Suma (2021). Significance of developing spirituality among management students: Discerning the impact on psychological resources and wellbeing. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education. ISSN: 2050-7003 (Scopus listed) (Published)
  • P Mohandas, Nimmi; Joseph, George; Donald, E., William (2021) Is it all about Perception? A sustainability viewpoint on psychological capital and Life wellbeing of management graduates. Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning. ISSN: 2042-3896. (Scopus listed) (Published))
  • Joseph, G., K.A. Zakkariya (2013). Role of HR Flexibility in Project Management Effectiveness, Rajagiri Management Journal, ISSN 0972-9968, Volume 7
  • Joseph, G., K.A. Zakkariya (2014). B2C: Stumbling at The Last Mile & Reverse Logistics? ISSN 1694-0938 -Service Education Research and Innovation (SERI), Ohio, USA & University of Tartu, Pärnu College, Estonia, Europe, June 8, 2014
  • Joseph, G., (2015) Sustaining Brick & Mortar Through Omnichannel-An Emerging Story of Business Model Convergence, IJBM, ISSN 2321 –8916 Feb 2015


  • Joseph, G & Vinu Varghese-Analyzing Airbnb Customer Experience Feedback Using Text Mining-Big Data and Innovation in Tourism, Travel, and Hospitality by Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 978-981-13-6338-2, March 2019
  • Joseph, G &K. A. Zakkariya -Digital Media and Wireless Communications in Developing Nations: Agriculture, Education, and the Economic Sector. Transformative Power of Mobile Phones in the Indian Agro-Supply Chain
  • Joseph, G., K.A. Zakkariya (2014). Assessing Learning Practices, Maturity and Skill Gap in Indian Construction Industry, IIMK-Let's Learn-Bloomsbury-ISBN 978-93-84052-22-5, March 15, 2014
  • QR code as a strategic marketing tool: Bridging offline and online Media, Marketing Dynamics in Emerging Markets. ISBN:978-93-80095-49-3, Directorate of Public Relations and Publications, CUSAT


  • Human Capital, Employability and Competency Building, Excel India Publishers, 2016
  • Project Management Research Book Series, Mahi Publication, June, 2019
  • Effective workplace in project firms: Research Perspectives, Excel Publishers, July, 2019
  • A Stakeholder Perspective to Project Management: Insights from Developing Economies, Excel Publishers, August, 2019


  • Data analysis for business decisions using Excel, Bharathi Publications, ISBN-10: 9389657024, 2019.
  • Design Thinking Activities, Eliva press, ISBN 978-1-952751-59-2,2020

Paper Presentation

  • Applying project management principles to Ecommerce logistics PMI, Waves 2015
  • Assessing Learning practices, maturity and skill gap in Indian Construction Industry, IIMK-Let's Learn Conference IIMK
  • Role of HR flexibility in project management Effectiveness, RCBS HR Conference 2013
  • Uncertainty Management using Flexibility in construction projects-Towards a conceptual
  • model for effective Project management, 2013.
  • Asset Light Strategy as a flexible & Sustainable business model with Self Help Groups Conference, IRSSM4, June 2013
  • HRD for Indian Fisheries: A re-examination, World Ocean Congress 2015

Workshops / Training Attended

  • Faculty Training for teaching courses at University of Roehampton Online
  • Research Supervisor training at University of Roehampton Online
  • On the Job training in Post-Harvest Technology
  • HACCP Intermediate level
  • Internal auditor ISO 9001:2008
  • Faculty Development Programme- 7- 11, March 2017 on Effective & Innovative Teaching
  • Faculty Development Programme-February 20-24, 2018
  • Faculty Development Programme-November 12-18, 2018
  • Advanced Data Analysis Workshop-January 21-27, 2019
  • International Workshop on Effective Theory building and Testing using SEM- December 19-21,2019
  • International Workshop on Business Intelligence & Analytics- February 6-7, 2020
  • International Workshop on Digital Marketing Applications-February 3-5,2020

Other Details


  • Number of Master Research Projects guided -National -16, International-22