Faculty Name : Dr. Nagalingappa G
Department : MBA and Director Strategic Initiatives, GSSSIETW


 Professor and Head, Dept of
 MBA and Director Strategic Initiatives, 


Educational Details :
  • Ph.D. in Management on topic “Business Process Reengineering as a Tool to improve competencies of Indian Industries”.
  • MBA - Specialised in Marketing Domain
Personal Details :
  • Date of birth : 01/06/1962
  • Hobbies : Travelling, Reading and Golf
  • Languages : English, Kannada and Hindi
Profession Experience :
  • Currently engaged as Professor and Head, Dept of MBA and Director- Strategic Initiatives, GSSSIETW, Mysore from February 2021 till date
  • A proactive academic administrator with vast experience in industry and an avid academician involved thoroughly into institution building and leadership development alongside the Zeal for research.
  • BOLT National awardee and a Doctorate in Management having collective experience of more than 40 years in Industry and Academics.
  • Handled numerous consulting assignments as a Management and Technology consultant to various organizations.
  • General Manager at Katlax Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
  • Manager (Admin & Marketing) at Sanghvi Aerospace, Ahmedabad
  • Air Veteran at Indian Air Force.
  • Former Chairman, BOS in Business Administration (MBA) of VTU , Belgaum for the Year 2010 to 2013
  • Former Chairman, Ph.D. Registration Committee in Management Sciences of VTU
  • VTU Nominee on the Board of BOS MBA Program (autonomous), PES College of Engineering, Mandya-571401
  • Member, Board of Examiners VTU for the year 2008-2009
  • Member of LIC ,VTU
  • Chaired many technical sessions at National and International conferences
  • Taught PG Students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA
Professional Certification :
  • Certified Strategic Management Teacher – Certified after attending a series of courses on Strategic Management conducted by all the IIMs, XLRI, MDI and IIFT.
  • Certified ISO Lead Auditor trained by Nigel Bauer & Associates and TUV India.
  • Certified ZED Consultant by Government of India – Conducted by QCI, New Delhi to do consulting for MSME to be certified for ZED under Make in India Program.
  • Trainer the Trainer Program, sponsored by the Department for international Development (DFID) UK, British Government Partnership with AASSC and delivered by the Science, Engineering Manufacturing and Technology Allice (SEMTA) of UK as Knowledge Partner Conducted by Trainers of Dudley UK.

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1- 6, March 2004

Executive Education Programme on Strategic Management

IIM – Bangalore


Sept. 27 & Oct. 01, 2004

Management of Change and Transformations

IIM – Lucknow


22 – 27, November 04

Designing Organizations for Uncertain Environments

XLRI - Jamshedpur


24 – 29, January 05

Nuances of Strategy Implementation

IIM – Kozhikhode


04 – 09, April 2005

Strategic Management of Technology

MDI – Gurgaon


11 – 16, April 2005

Mergers Acquisition and Corporate Restructuring

IIM – Ahmedabad

 Publication :

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International Journal Name

Title of Paper

Date of Publication



Asia Pacific Journal of Management Entrepreneurship Research

Multiplying Entrepreneurs: Upholding Entrepreneurship

Vol 2, Issue 2, April 2013, P55-69, ISSN: 2277-8098

Nagalingappa G. & Neetha K.V.


International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management

Effectiveness of pay for performance and fixed pay practices: An assessment of pay satisfaction, commitment and turnover intention

Volume2 (2012), Issue No.2 (December)

ISSN 2231-5756

Nagalingappa G. & Princy Thomas


Researchers World

Consequences of perceived organizational justice: An empirical study of white-collar employees

Volume 3 (2012) , Issue No 3 (July)


Nagalingappa G. & Princy Thomas


International Journal of Computers and Management

Spiritual Intelligence – A change management study

Volume No.2 (2012),Issue No 4, Page 56-58

ISSN : 2231-1009

Nagalingappa G. & Madhusudan V.


International Journal of Computer Applications (Impact Index 0.83)

Successful software adoption - A study of Software implementation methodologies

Vol 41 – No.16, March 2012, Page 42-47

ISSN: 0975-8887

Nagalingappa G. & Madhusudan V.


International Journal of Computer Science and Information technology

Moving Towards a Robust Software Deployment Methodology – Need to Address Change Management

Vol. 3 (2) , March 2012, Page 3563-3569

ISSN :0975-9646

Nagalingappa G. & Madhusudan V.


International Journal of Commerce and Management

Impact of culture on human resistance – A study of companies implementing knowledge management software

Volume 2 (2011) , Issue No 2 (February)


Nagalingappa G. & Madhusudan V.

Book Publication :

Book Titled “Total Quality Management “was published in the year 2010 published by Excel Book, New Delhi - 110028

Invited Lectures Delivered :

As a resource person, Delivered over 40 Invited lectures at various B-schools and universities for teachers, administrators and students from India and abroad.

Workshops attended:
Attended over 10 Workshops and 04 Exhibitions.

Conferences attended:
Chaired over 28 sessions on varied themes in National and International conferences held in India and Abroad

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Conference Name

Title of Paper

Date & Venue of Conference



International Conference on Good Governance

Theory of Planned Behaviour – Constructs from Indian Ethos for Improving Prediction of Behaviour in a Software Implementation

19-20 April 2013, Ahmedabad

Nagalingappa G. & Madhusudan V.


Spiritual World Conference 2012

Karma yoga for self management – a study of Gita

15 Mar 2012, New Delhi

Nagalingappa G. & Madhusudan V.


ICER-BRIC International Conference on Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation

Promoting Entrepreneurship- The Case of an Innovative Entrepreneur

8-10 December 2011, IIM-Bangalore

Nagalingappa G. & Neetha K.V.


International Conference on Computer and Management (CAMAN2011) - IEEE

Cultural Impact on human resistance – A study of companies implementing knowledge management software

10-20 May 2011, Wuhan , China

Nagalingappa G. & Madhusudan V.


7th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management

Resistance to Change – A Study of Human Behavior in Companies Implementing Software Applications

12-14 July 2010, University of Bremen, Germany

Nagalingappa G. & Madhusudan V.


NPDC 09 Product Development Management Association, USA

Greener by Design: Product Lifecycle Management Strategies in Automotive Companies

Dec 2009, IIT Chennai,

Nagalingappa G. & Madhusudan V.


International Conference on Service Management

University B-School Vs Autonomous B-School, a Service Process Comparison – An Insight of Indian Higher Education Scenario

9th – 10th May, The Pennsylvania State University, USA.

Nagalingappa G. & Manoharan S.

 Academic Activities :

Recognized guide under Visvesvaraya Technological University. Belgaum

Guided 3 Scholars and awarded Ph.D.

As The Chairman-BOS in MBA, VTU framed new syllabus for MBA and Ph.D.

Participated in designing MBA Curriculum of Visveswaraiah Technological University, Belgaum, and Karnataka. A member of syllabus framing committee for the subjects such as Total Quality Management, Services Marketing & Strategic Management.

Participated in designing New Governance for MBA Programme 2001-2003 of Visveswaraiah Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka.

Examiner for Marketing and Project Works of MBA, Visveswaraiah Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka.

Working as an Academic Counselor to MBA and PGDBA courses of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),

Organized and participated actively in many cultural, sports, social activities and business quizzes. 

Actively participated in institutional building/development activities.

Successfully led students' community during industrial visits to cities like Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad etc.

Arranged guest lectures at our institute as well as outside.

Subjects Taught in MBA:

Strategic Management, Total Quality Management, Bench marking, Business Process Reengineering, Supply Chain Management, Change Management and Services Marketing, Integrated Marketing communication.




Impact Study

Wipro Mission 10X, Bangalore.

Independent Director and ISO 9000/ TQM, Strategies for Developing SBUs

ON THE BOARD OF Katlax Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., Ahmadabad

Direct Marketing

Direct Marketing Association: India Jamnagar.

ISO 9000 (TQM)

DiviNet-Access Technologies Ltd., Pune


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