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Dr. Lokanandha Reddy  Irala

 M.B.A, PhD with more than 16 years of experience in Teaching, Research, Training & Education Management

dr.irala@gmail.com             +91 98665-39823

Awards Recognitions & Distinctions
·      State Co- Investigator – Project GLOBE, Wharton School of Business, USA
Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness (GLOBE) is a multi-method, multi-phase cross-cultural CEO study conducted across 62 varied cultures through the length and breadth of the globe. In the state of Andhra Pradesh more than 50 prominent CEOs were interviewed
 ·      Award Winning SIP Supervision, SIP-2009 at IBS, Hyderabad
 ·      Best Academician Research Paper Presentation Award at 3rd Global HR Summit, Amity International Business School, Noida, India, August 30-31, 2006
·      Ranked among the top 2000 authors on Social Science Research Network (SSRN)-An academic platform of more than 1 lakh authors drawn from all over the globe
·      Best Teacher Award-2005, Dhruva College of Management
Career Objective
To avail opportunities to contribute to management thinking and its effective dissemination through Teaching, Research, Training
Skill Summary
·      Designed and Taught major finance courses, applying effective pedagogy resulting in better learning outcomes
·      Case Studies             : 10
·      Book Chapters         : 05
·      Journals Articles    : 20 (01 International)
·      Conf. Papers            : 19 (03 International)
·      PhD Supervision    : 04 (01 awarded)
·      Designed and delivered (10) executive/ faculty development programmes as main or adjunct resource.
·      Organized/Coordinated (06) conferences/seminars/workshops
·      Visited several premier institutions across the country attending more than 30 programmes—more than 100 training days
Education Management
·      Involved at supervisory and managerial level in a wide range of activities in B- Schools: General Administration, Admissions, Curriculum Development & Delivery, Research and Training
Apr 2010
Professor & Director, KKC Institute of PG Studies (MBA),
Puttur, Chittoor (dist.), Andhra Pradesh
-Mar 2010
Associate Professor, IBS, Hyderabad
Jul 2006
-Oct 2008
Associate Professor, Dhruva College of Management, Hyderabad
Jul 2001
Assistant Professor, Dhruva College of Management, Hyderabad
Jul 2000
-Jun 2001
Lecturer, Dhruva College of Management, Hyderabad
Jul 1999
-Jun 2000
Lecturer, Sadhan MBA College, Hyderabad
Nov 1998
Lecturer, Bharath PG College for Women, Hyderabad
Education Management
Apr 2010
Director, KKC Group of Institutions
Feb 2008
-Oct 2008
Dean, Dhruva College of Management, Hyderabad
Jul 2003
-Oct 2008
Director-Administration, Dhruva College of Mgmt., Hyderabad
Jul 2005
Director, KKC Institute of PG Studies (MBA)
(On sabbatical from Dhruva)
Ph. D.
Corporate Performance Measures in India
from JNTU Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India
National Eligibility Test for Lectureship
from University Grants Commission
Distinction & College Topper
from SK University, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India
Distinction & College Topper
SV University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
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More interested in developing short cases that drive-home the learning points more straight than the lengthy ones
·      Tata Nano: Capital Investment Lessons
Covers the entire journey (idea to launch) of Tata’s Nano- acclaimed as the world’s cheapest car. May be used to introduce Capital Investment decisions-the nature and types of Capital Investments
·      Evaluation of Capital Investment Projects
A setting where in a newly joined executive have to identify various dimensions of evaluating a capital investment project. Ideal to introduce traditional capital Budgeting Techniques-PBP and ARR
·      Evaluation of Greater Hyderabad International Airport
Focus on evaluation of the GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) project using the discounted cash flow techniques. May be used to discuss the relevance of correct time horizons and precise cash flow estimates in arriving at reliable appraisal of capital investment decisions
·      Global Detergents (A), (B) and (C)- A series of 3 cases
A setting where in the investment committee has to decide on a Investment project that has several possible outcomes-Can be used to introduce the risk analysis in Capital Budgeting using Sensitivity and Scenario Analyses
Book Chapters /
Conference Proceedings
with ISBN Numbers
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·      With Roopalatha, Corporate Performance Measures in India- A study of Interrelationships, in Amarnath B, Pragathi PS, Krishnamurthy Naidu S (Eds.) “Business Management Trends: Issues and Prospects”, Paramaount Publishing House, New Delhi, 2013
·      With Roopalatha, Interrelationship among the Corporate Performance Measures in Subrahmanyam SEV, VijayaBhaskar Reddy M, Haritha K and HimaBindu T (Eds.) “Recent Trends in Management”, Serial Publications, New Delhi, 2012
·      With Roopalatha, Structure & Functioning of Micro Finance Institutions in India: A Review of five select cases, in Janakiram B, Raveendra PV, Vijay N Rao and Srikanth Reddy N (Eds.) “Business Perspectives in Rural Management”, Excel Books, New Delhi, 2011
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·      With Reddy Praneeth K and Appa Rao N, Consumer behavior of urban women towards bathing soaps, The Economic Challenger, No.63, Apr-Jun 2014
·      With Raghunatha Reddy D, Market Value Creation Patterns in India, JIMQUEST, Volume 7, No.1, Jan 2011
·      With Krishna Chaitanya V & ArturTamazian,  Determinants of Direct Foreign Investments in South and East Asian Economies, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Volume 14, No.3, Aug 2009
·      With Krishna Chaitanya V, Does Privatization Quality affect Stock Market Development?-Empirical Evidence from India, The Indian Economic Journal, Jan 2008
·      With Raghunatha Reddy D & Pratap Reddy S, How Balanced is Performance Measurement thru Balanced Score Card, Indian Journal of Finance, Dec, 2007
·      Stationarity and Regression Tendencies of Security and Portfolio Betas in India, The ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, Oct, 2007
·      With PrakshPatil, Portfolio Size and Diversification, SCMS Journal of Indian Management, Vol. 4 No. 1, Jan-Mar, 2007
·      Financial Management Practices in India, Fortune Journal of International Management, Vol 3, No. 2, Jul-Dec, 2006
·      With Raghunatha Reddy, Performance Evaluation, Economic Value Added, and Managerial Behavior, PES Business Review, Vol.01, No.01, January 2006
·      EVA: The Right Measure of Managerial Performance?, The Journal of Accounting & Finance, Vol.19, No.2, Apr-Sep 2005
·      With Krishna Chaitanya V, Securitization: The Indian Experience, Oorja, IIIM  Journal of Management & IT, Vol. 02, No. 02, May-Aug  2004
·      With Bramham&Aparna, Bancassurance in India – Issues & Challenges, Pratibimba, Vol. 04, Issue 01, Jan 2004
·      Taking it the Investor way- Prestige Journal of Management and Research, Vol. 6, 2002
A copy of most of the publications is available at my SSRN Page:http://ssrn.com/author=709346
Conference Papers
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·      Chair-Global Perspectives in Science & Management, International Conference in Science, Technology and Management (ICSTM), Sreenivasa Institute of Technology & Management, Chittoor, AP, Sep 27-28, 2013
·      The Corporate Governance Practices xamong Indian Corporates: Some Observations, International conference on Corporate Governance: Emerging issues and Global Challenges, Sri  Venkateswara University, Tirupati, AP, Jan 30-31, 2013
·      The Interrelationships among corporate performance measures, International conference on Application of Management and Technology Research in Global Economy, Sri Sairam Institute of Management Studies, Chennai, Jun 2-3, 2012
·      Changing measures of Corporate Performance, National Symposium on Excellence in Business Practices in 21stCentury, KMM Institute of Post Graduate Studies, Tirupati, Mar 17, 2012
·      A review of Bancassuarance in India, National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Financial Services: Challenges and Opportunities, SPMVV, Tirupati, Aug 25-26, 2011
·      Social Entrepreneurship – Creating Opportunity One Bite at a Time, National Conference on Role and Challenges of Entrepreneurship Development, MSRIT, Bangalore, May 27-28, 2010
·      Value Discriminating Power of Performance Measures, National Seminar on Emerging Paradigms in Management, Institute of Management Studies, Davanagere, Karnataka, November 17, 2007
·      Yaga Consulting: paying the price of principled leadership, 3rd Global HR Summit, Amity International Business School, Noida, India, August 30-31, 2006
·      Growth & Globalization of Indian Management Education-Issues & Solutions, AIMS Southern Regional Conference on Management Education Department of Commerce and Management Studies, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, July 29-30, 2006
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·      The impact of e-commerce on Indian retail Industry, Govt. Degree College, Puttur, February, 24, 2015
·      Excel Applications in Finance, Wings Business School, Tirupati, April 13, 2014
·      Research Methodology Using SPSS, Wings Business School, Tirupati, Feb 08-09, 2014
·      Case as tool of Management Teaching, Workshop on Pedagogical Tools, KKC Institute of PG Studies, Puttur, AP, August 11, 2010
·      EVA and Corporate Performance with Reference to IT Industry, Techno- finance orientation for engineering and management professionals, Academic Staff College, JNTU, Hyderabad, Aug 17, 2009
·      Finance for Non Finance Executives, Fullerton India Credit, Hyderabad, Jul 06-08, 2007; Jun 01-03, 2007; May 21-23, 2007
·      Receivables Management-A Value Perspective, Excel Crop Care, May 12, 2005
·      Working Capital Management, Bayer CropScience Limited April 10, 2005; November 28, 2004; October 20, 2004
Expert Lectures
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·      What it takes to be an Entrepreneur, Business Skill Development Programme, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, GOI, Hyderabad, Oct 30, 2007
·      What is the purpose of a business organization?, Strategic Management Forum, IIM Kozhikode, Aug 10, 2007
·      The Finer Points of Financial Statements, NIFT, Hyderabad, Apr 27, 2007
·      Capacity Building, NIMH, Secunderabad, Sep 16, 2006
·      Curriculum Design, Managing Management Schools, XIME, Bangalore, Feb 18, 2006
·      Risk and Strategic Financial Management, Layola College, February 15, 2003
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·      National Conference on Management, May 07, 2011
·      International Conference on Business & Finance, IBS Hyderabad, Mar 12-13, 2010
·      Workshop on Entrepreneurship Awareness, KKC Institute of PG Studies, Puttur, AP, February 25, 2006
·      Seminar on Business Policy & Strategic Management, July 22, 2005
·      Conference on e-learning, Nov 10, 2004
·      Conference on Relevant Management, Aug 08, 2004
·      National Conference on Engineering Management, July 23 –24, 2003
·      National Case Writing Workshop, June 25 – 27, 2003
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·      NAAC Awareness Programme, SV University, Tirupati, Jan 22-23, 2015
·      Commodity Derivatives, MANAGE, Hyderabad, Oct 26-29, 2010
·      Case Methodology Workshop, IBS Hyderabad, March 21-25, 2009
·      Foundation Course on Strategic Management, IIM Kozhikode, Aug 6-11, 2007
·      Managing Management Schools, XIME, Bangalore, Feb 16-18, 2006
·      New Venture Creation, TAPMI, Manipal, Jan 9-13, 2006
·      Workshop on Micro Finance, ISB, Hyderabad, Aug 08-09, 2005
·      Innovate to Compete, CII, Hyderabad, Apr 06, 2005
·      Branding & Advertising, XIME(Bangalore) in  Hyderabad, Nov 20, 2004
·      Business Research for Excellence, IILM, New Delhi, Sep 24-25, 2004
·      Competitiveness of Indian B- Schools, XIME, Bangalore, Jul 26-27, 2004
·      Institutional Competitiveness, SIBM, Pune,  Apr 09-10, 2004
·      AIMA’s 8th Director’s Conclave, NMIMS, Mumbai, Feb 27, 2004
·      Maximizing Shareholder Value, CII & IIM-C, Hyderabad, Feb 20-21, 2004
·      Research Methodology, TAPMI, Manipal,  Jan 05-09,  2004
·      Int. Conference on Business & Finance, ICFAI, Hyderabad, Dec 15-16, 2003
·      Education in Post GATS Scenario, JNTU, Hyderabad, Dec 04-05, 2003
·      E-Learning, CREED, Hyderabad, Nov 12-13, 2003
·      Innovation and IPR Week-2003, CII, Hyderabad, Oct 13-17, 2003
·      The Emerging India, MATS School of Business, Bangalore, Aug 24-26, 2003
·      Computational Finance, AIM, Coimbatore, Jul 01-13, 2002
·      Curriculum Development Work Shop, PIMR, Indore, May 26-28, 2002
·      Technology Management, REC, Calicut, Oct 08-19, 2001
·      Innovations in Financial Markets, TAPMI, Manipal, Sep 24-28, 2001
·      Case Writing Work Shop, PIMR, Indore, May 06-08, 2001
·      Research Methodology Workshop, IIM Indore, Jul 25-28, 2000