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Rohini Pillai

Rohini Pillai Email-ID : rohini@rajagiri.edu

Rohini holds a PhD in Management and Labour Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and B. Tech in Electrical and Electronics engineering, from Government Engineering College, Thrissur. She has over 11 years of experience in business consulting and training in India and Oman. Prior to joining Rajagiri, she was working as the Vice President- Learning and Development, Sahya Leadership Solutions, an Edu-Tech start up based in Kochi. She has also worked as a part time faculty in Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and School of Management Studies, University of Calicut. Rohini’s research interests include human resource management, Digitalisation and gender studies.

Educational Qualification

  • PhD in Management and Labour Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (2022)
  • MBA (Marketing & Finance), Department of Commerce and Management Studies, Dr. John Mathai Centre, University of Calicut (2005)
  • B. Tech (Electrical & Electronics Engineering), Government Engineering College, Thrissur (2002)

Work Experience (Research /Teaching)

  • Vice President – Learning And Development Sahya Leadership Solutions, Kochi
  • Business Consultant Orbital Projects & Services Llc, Muscat, Oman
  • Business Analyst Ibs Software Services Pvt Ltd, Kochi, India
  • Manager- Sales And Support Standard Machinery Marketing Co Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
  • Visiting Faculty School Of Management And Labour Studies, Tata Institute Of Social Sciences, Mumbai School Of Management Studies, Dr. John Mathai Centre, University Of Calicut, Thrissur. 

Area of Interest (Research /Teaching)

  • Training and Development, Organisational Development and Change, Digitalisation in HRM

Journal Publication

  • Rohini Pillai and Bino Paul (2022) “Industry 4.0 and the Changing Employment Relations - A Case of the Indian Information Technology Industry”, NHRD network journal,16 (1), 1-16 https://doi.org/10.1177/26314541221134849
  • Published book chapter co-authored (first author) with Dr. Bino Paul, titled ‘Covid-19 Pandemic and Work Life Balance in Indian Information Technology Industry in the national book Covid-19 Pandemic and the Indian Economy (ISSN-978-81-955398-0-0), published by Kolkata Press Books, Kolkata. (March 2022)

Paper Presentation

  • Paper co-authored (first author) with Dr. Bino Paul, entitled "Industry 4.0 and the Changing Employment Relations - A Case of the Indian Information Technology Industry" was accepted and presented at the 62nd Annual ISLE Conference, organised by the Indian Society of Labour Economics at IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, in March 2021.

Awards And Achievements

  • Recipient of the prestigious Doctoral Fellowship awarded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) for the period 2019-2021