Mathew J. Manimala Former Professor and Chairperson, OB-HRM Area, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, India
Mathew J. Manimala
(MBA, Cochin; MBSc., Manchester; and Fellow IIMA) has had an illustrious academic career spanning over three decades. His last position was as the Director of Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), Bangalore. Prior to joining XIME in July 2015, he was Professor of Organization Behaviour and Chairperson of OB-HRM area at IIMB, where he has also served as the Jamuna Raghavan Chair Professor of Entrepreneurship and as the Chairperson of N. S. Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL). His earlier academic positions were at the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI)—he was a Senior Faculty and Chairperson of the HRM area—and Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT). He is a recipient of the Heizer Award of the Academy of Management for Outstanding Research in the field of new enterprise development as well as of research fellowships from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Shastri Indo- Canadian Institute (SICI). He has carried out several research projects with the support of national and international agencies, such as the National Petroleum Management Programme (NPMP), the National Foundation for Corporate Governance (NFCG), the Conference Board of Canada, the European Commission, International Finance Corporation and Fondazione Cariplo (Italy), and was the leader of the India team (for two years) of the multi-country research project, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM). He has published over 50 research papers, mostly in refereed international journals, and about 10 books (through reputed international publishers) in the areas of entrepreneurship and organizational behaviour. He is a member of the editorial board of a few journals and the Editor of South Asian Journal of Management (SAJM).