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Gowri Vijayan

Gowri Vijayan Email-ID : gowri@rajagiri.edu

Gowri Vijayan holds a Ph.D in Management from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia, and a Master’s diploma in Management (Agribusiness) from CCS NIAM, Jaipur. Her Ph.D research specialized in sustainable supply chain management. She is currently pursuing a Master of Business Law degree from NLSIU, Bengaluru. Her research interests includes circular economy, reverse logistics, SSCM, and agribusiness marketing. She has a number of research and book publications and has presented research papers in international conferences. Gowri Vijayan acted as a technical writer for an agribusiness e-learning platform from 2012 to 2016. She also has experience as a proof-reader of research papers and is currently a reviewer for several journals.

Educational Qualification

  • Master of Business Law, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, India (Ongoing)
  • Ph.D. in Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Malaysia 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Agribusiness), Chaudhary Charan Singh National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur, India
  • Bachelor of Science (Hort.), University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, India 

Work Experience (Research /Teaching)

GUEST FACULTY | INSTITUTE OF CO-OPERATIVE MANAGEMENT, INDIA | OCTOBER 2021 – FEBRUARY 2022

  • Taught MBA courses on Domestic business environment and value based management, Environmental management,  Executive business communication, and Organizational change and development

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | SAUDI ELECTRONIC UNIVERSITY, SAUDI ARABIA | NOVEMBER 2019 – AUGUST 2021

  • Taught undergraduate courses on H.R management, Business ethics, International business, Marketing, and Principles of management
  • Taught MBA courses on Decision theory, Business ethics and sustainability, Leadership management, Performance management, Operations management, and Strategic management
  • Course coordinator for MBA course – Business ethics and sustainability 
  • Research supervisor for various MBA student research projects

MANAGEMENT TRAINEE | INDIAN IMMUNOLOGICALS LIMITED, INDIA | APRIL 2011 – JUNE 2011

  • Developed departmental brochure for Human Biologicals Limited (HBI), IIL
  • Involved in the development and implementation of promotional activities 2011 for Doctors, Hyderabad, India

INTERN | PREMIUM FARM FRESH PRODUCE LIMITED, INDIA | APRIL 2010 – JULY 2010
 

Area of Interest (Research /Teaching)

  • General Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Environmental Management
  • Operations Management
  • Agribusiness Marketing
  • Agribusiness Management

Journal Publication

JOURNAL PUBLICATION

  • Vijayan, G., Kamarulzaman, N.H., Mohamed, Z.A., & Abdullah, A.M. (2014). Reverse logistics by food retailers in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Global Management Journal for Academic and Corporate Studies, 4(1).
  • Vijayan, G., Kamarulzaman, N.H., Mohamed, Z.A., & Abdullah, A.M. (2014). Sustainability in food retail industry through reverse logistics. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 3(2), 11-23.
  • Kamarulzaman, N.H., Jamal, K., Vijayan, G., & Jalil, S.M. (2014). Will consumers purchase stevia as a sugar substitute? An exploratory study on consumer acceptance. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 20(SE 1), 122-139. (Taylor & Francis, Scopus, B, Impact Factor: 2.28)

BOOK CHAPTER PUBLICATION

  • Vijayan, G., & Kamarulzaman, N.H. (2020). An introduction to sustainable supply chain management and business implications. In: Sustainable Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. Pennsylvania: IGI Global Publishers. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9615-8.ch008
  • Vijayan, G., Kamarulzaman, N.H., Mukherjee, A., & Vaiappuri, S.K.N. (2020). Strategic value creation in a supply chain. In: Supply Chain and Logistics Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. Pennsylvania: IGI Global Publishers. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0945-6.ch001
  • Vijayan, G., & Kamarulzaman, N.H. (2016). Three tiers of sustainability measurement in the Grocery retail industry. In: Achieving Sustainable Supply Chain through the Creation of Economic Growth, Environmental Protection and Social Progress. Malaysia: UPM Press. ISBN 9789673445349
  • Mukherjee, A., Kamarulzaman, N.H., Vijayan, G., & Vaiappuri, S.K.N. (2016). Sustainability: A comprehensive literature. In: Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management (248-268). Pennsylvania: IGI Global Publishers. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9639-6.ch015
  • Vaiappuri, S.K.N., Kamarulzaman, N.H., Vijayan, G., & Mukherjee, A. (2016). An empirical view of knowledge management. In: Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management (452-465). DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9639-6.ch025

BOOK PUBLICATION

  • Vijayan, G. (2014). Organic Production of Coffee, Okra, Tomato, Mango, and Banana. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 978-`495285899
  • Vijayan, G. (2014). Organic Food Certification and Marketing Strategies. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 978-1495285745
  • Vijayan, G. (2014). Organic Production of Some Agronomic Crops: Basmati Rice, Cotton, Red Gram, and Sugarcane. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 978-1495285622
  • Vijayan, G. (2013). Organic Crop Production Technology. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 978-1493736515
  • Vijayan, G. (2013). Organic Production of Black Pepper, Ginger, and Turmeric. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 978-1493737345
     

Conferences / MDPs Attended / FDPs Attended

  • Presented poster titled “Sustainability Practices in the Malaysian Grocery Retail Industry”, In: International Agriculture Congress, November 2014, Putrajaya, Malaysia
  • Best Paper Award for paper titled “An Insight into Adaptation of Reverse Logistics by Food Retailers in Klang Valley, Malaysia presented, In: 1st International Conference on Innovation Driven Supply Chain on March, 2014, Kedah, Malaysia
  • Presented paper titled “Reverse Logistics in the Malaysian Food Retail Industry”, In: 2nd International Conference on Socio-Political and Technological   dimensions of Climate change on November, 2012, Putrajaya, Malaysia 
     

Other Details

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM | SHARDA UNIVERSITY, INDIA | 29TH JUNE 2020 – 3RD JULY 2020

  • Psychometrics and scale development in Social Sciences

MOOC FROM edx.org | FULLBRIDGE, USA | 2019

  • Business and Data Analysis Professional Certificate

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM | INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AHMEDABAD (IIM-A), INDIA | MAY 2018 – AUGUST 2018

  • Module 1: Pedagogy and Research for Management Teachers – Case method of writing and teaching, Statistical data analysis, Multivariate techniques for research, Communication for management teachers, Crafting and publishing research
  • Module 2:  General Management, and advanced special topics on contemporary practices and research areas – Business strategy for bottom of pyramid, Neuroscience and consumer behavior, Organizational behavior, Human resource management, Operations management, Strategy formulation and implementation, Marketing analytics, Information technology for management, Cost accounting, Economic environment and policy

MOOC FROM edx.org | MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT), USA | 2017

  • Certificate on Supply Chain Analytics