School of Management & Entrepreneurship - IIT Jodhpur

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Venkat Ram R. Ganuthula

Assistant Professor

PhD (IIT Madras)

Human Capital & Organizational
Dynamics

: ram@iitj.ac.in

Phone: 0291-280-1806

Prof. Venkat holds an MSc & PhD (dual-degree) in Management from IIT Madras. His primary area of research is Behavior Change, Judgment & Decision Making, Intelligence and Rationality. Before joining IIT Jodhpur, he worked as a faculty in the Organization Management area at IIT Delhi. Venkat’s teaching interest lies in the science and practice of Behavior Change, Managerial Judgment and Decision Making, Organizational Behavior and Managing Human Capital. His research articles have been published in various leading journals like Frontiers in Psychology, The Psychologist-Manager Journal and Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management. He has also presented his work in conferences like Quadrennial International Conference on Thinking at Brown University, Annual meeting of International Human Resource Management at Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, Annual meeting of Society for Philosophy and Psychology at University of Austin, Austin, Texas etc.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Ganuthula, V. R. R., & Sinha, S. (2019). Through the looking glass: The role of motivation, cognitive functioning, and affect on IQ tests. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 2857. click here

  • Ganuthula, V. R. R., & Sinha, S. (2019). Behavior change: Does distance matter?. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 22(2), 65-73. click here

  • Ganuthula, V. R. R., & Sinha, S. (2019). Flexibility in Cognitive Functioning: The Play of Paradox. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, 20(3), 1-10. click here

  • Ganuthula, V.R.R., & Dyaram, L. (2016). Rationality and the reflective mind: A case for typical intelligence performance measure. Learning and Individual Differences, 49(1), 216-223. click here

  • Rajagopal V., Dyaram, L., & Ganuthula, V.R.R. (2016). Stakeholder salience and CSR in Indian context. Decision, 43(4), 351-363. click here
  • TEACHING

  • Science and Practice of Behavior Change
  • Managerial Judgment and Decision Making
  • Organization Behavior
  • Managing Human Capital

  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Behavior Change
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Intelligence
  • Rationality
  • “Revisiting dual process account of thinking.” Ganuthula, V.R.R., & Dyaram, L. (2016, November). Poster at the Annual meeting of Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Boston. MA.

  • “Revisiting dual process account of thinking.” Ganuthula, V.R.R., & Dyaram, L. (2016, August). Talk at the Quadrennial International Conference on Thinking at Brown University. Providence. RI.

  • “Tripartite Model of Mind: A Reconceptualization.” Ganuthula, V.R.R., & Dyaram, L. (2016, July). Talk at the Doctoral consortium of Society for Advancement of Behavioral Economics. Wageningen. Netherlands. (Not presented)

  • “Tripartite Model of Mind: A Reconceptualization.” Ganuthula, V.R.R., & Dyaram, L. (2016, July). Poster at the Annual meeting of Society for Advancement of Behavioral Economics. Wageningen. Netherlands. (Not presented)

  • “Tripartite Model of Mind: A Reconceptualization.” Ganuthula, V.R.R., & Dyaram, L. (2016, June). Poster at the Annual meeting of Society for Philosophy and Psychology at UT of Austin. Austin. TX.

  • “Rationality: Does qualifying intelligence matter?” Ganuthula, V.R.R., & Dyaram, L. (2015, November). Poster at the Annual meeting of Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago. IL. (Not presented)

  • “Rationality: Does qualifying intelligence matter?” Ganuthula, V.R.R., & Dyaram, L. (2015, September). Poster at the Annual meeting of International Society for Intelligence Research. Albuquerque NM.

  • “Stakeholder salience and CSR in Indian context.” Rajagopal V., Dyaram L., & Ganuthula, V.R.R. (2015, May). Talk at the Annual meeting of International Human Resource Management at Pennsylvania State University. Pennsylvania. (Presented by the first author)

  • “Dimensions of Absorptive Capacity across Multiple Generations in Organizational Context.” Ganuthula, V.R.R., & Dyaram, L. (2014, March). Talk at International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance at Babson College. Boston, MA.
  • R N Rajendran Memorial Prize for the best PhD thesis in Organizational Behavior Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2017)
  • Institute Fellowship Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2017)
  • Graduate Student Travel Grant (US $200) Society for Philosophy and Psychology (2016)
  • Graduate Student Travel Award (US $1500) International Society for Intelligence Research (2015)
  • Half Time Research Assistantship Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) Government of India (2013 – 2018)
  • Outstanding academic performance in Bachelor’s program (2012)