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Aanchal Andrews

Area:

Human Resource Management

Edu:

M.Sc(Def Studies), M.Sc(Psy), MBA, Ph.D

Biography

Consults in areas  of

  • Development of Organizational Vision  and Mission,
  • Leading Change in organizations to include Organizational  Design,
  • Competency Mapping,
  • Training  Effectiveness Evaluation.
  • Organizational Stress Measuring and mitigation.

He is a life member of All India Management Association (AIMA),National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), founding president of Travancore Management Association (TRAMA) and United Service Institutions of India (USI).

After early education in Holy Cross School, Salem and Loyola College Chennai, he joined the  Army and became a graduate of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, India and later  completed his MBA program from UBS, Chandigarh & Israel Asper School of Management of University of Manitoba, Canada.

Then he took a master's degree in Psychology from Madras University and completed his PhD  from Devi Ahiliya University, Indore in Stress and performance of leaders thus consolidating his  knowledge in OB and HR area. After serving in the Indian Army for 24 years and rising to the rank of a Colonel, he sought early retirement for pursuing his call - 'Training young people to be  globally competitive'.

His professional experience includes successfully handling leadership roles as founder dean of  Saintgits Institute of Management and establishing 'Indeco' brand as founder president of Indeco  Leisure Hotels Pvt Ltd. Other leadership roles held were Head of National Cadet Corps in Trichy,  Director of Faculty of Studies of the Infantry School which is the think tank for Infantry training  & concept development, Joint Director of Human Resources at Army Headquarters handling  commissioning for the 36,000 strong officer's cadres of the Army and Leading United Nations in  Beira, Mozambique. He is well known for masterminding the only 'Integrated Tsunami Relief  Operations' in Poompuhar Area in 2004.

Teaching

  • HR for competitive Advantage
  • Leading Change
  • Business Leadership
  • Competency Mapping
  • Recruitment and Selection with advanced psychometric tests
  • HR for competitive Advantage
  • Leading Change
  • Business Leadership
  • Competency Mapping
  • Recruitment and Selection with advanced psychometric tests

Trains Corporate In

  • Vision and Mission building
  • Organizational Identity
  • Competency Mapping
  • Cross Functional Teams, teamMotivation and application of  Motivational Language Theory
  • Managing Complexity
  • Vision and Mission building
  • Organizational Identity
  • Competency Mapping
  • Cross Functional Teams, teamMotivation and application of  Motivational Language Theory
  • Managing Complexity

Has trained Global MBA programme of Saint Mary's College, California, Indian Space Research Organization, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemical Ltd, ICICI bank, Piaggio Ltd, Axis Bank, faculty of Manipal Institute of Management, Heads of Manipal University, etc

Research

Guides students for PhD as an approved guide of Anna University, Coimbatore. Research Achievements includes studies in Forecasting Casualties in War and Use of Virtual Reality for Training and his organizational sponsored doctoral work was on Performance, Measurement of Stress in the Organization and its Mitigation.

Current research interest are in
  • Application of 'motivational language theory' propounded by Sullivan,
  • Exploring 'multiple intelligence and performance' on the hypothesis that if  kinesthetic intelligence can lead to excellence in sports if identified and nurtured as done in the sports vocational schools of India, it is possible to Identify and nurture talent in naturalist intelligence thus making a difference to the ailing farm sector in India and
  • Investigating relationship of 'leadership and performance' and that of other variables that lead to performance in organizations.

Publications

Thomas A. K., James  P. S., Vivek N. (2013).

Co-creating Luxury Hotel  Services: A Framework development.
Life Science Journal, 10(7s):1005-1012](ISSN:1097-8135).www.lifesciencesite.com.

Mayur S. J., James P. S., Swamynathan R. (2013).

Emotional intelligence- A Pathway to Performance. A descriptive study among Business Administration Graduates in Kerala.
2nd International Case Conference, Asian Journal of Management Cases.

James P.S. (2013).

"Leadership challenge of Jose" (case),
Life Science Journal, 10(7s):1005-1012](ISSN:1097-8135).www.lifesciencesite.com.

Management Program and Development

  • MDPs Workshops Seminars Consultancy conducted
  • Leading change for Syndicate bank senior managers - 1 batch
  • People Management, motivation and team design for ICICI bank probationers - 15 batches (2011 to 2013)
  • Induction workshop for Sheffield Hallam University, UK - 1 batch
  • Facets of Leadership (People management and team for ISRO) - 2 batches
  • Competency Mapping for senior managers of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemical Ltd - 1 batch
  • Negotiations for Trans global MBA students of St Mary's College, California - 2 batches
  • RACE-Piaggio outbound (leadership for distributors and mangers)- 4 batches.
  • Faculty development for Manipal Institute of Management - Building AACSB practices - 1 batch
  • Leading People (Axis Bank) - 1 batch
  • Competency mapping and team building - for Travancore Management Association.
  • Leadership and creativity for Seniorand branch managers of LIC - 2 batches.