Assistant Professor (Sociology)
Qualification: PhD in Sociology
Experience: 2 years in academics and 20 years in industry
Areas of Interest: Gender, Labour Process, Work and Organizations
Raghunandan Reddy has done his PhD Sociology from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His doctoral research focussed on examining how work practices and managerial discourses reproduce and sustain gendered organization, using Institutional Ethnography research framework, in an IT services organization in India. He has published three research papers in SCOPUS and ABDC B ranked International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. He has 20 years of prior corporate experience in leading IT and BPO organizations such as Tech Mahindra and 24/7 Customer, in program management and project management of organization wide change initiatives related to improving process and people capabilities, to deliver superior outcomes in productivity, employee satisfaction and customer satisfaction. He has executed process-consulting assignments in US, South Africa, South Korea and UK. As department head, process change manager as well as external consultant, he has managed stakeholders internally and externally, across all levels of the organization, in a multicultural environment, for leading organization wide change initiatives. His current areas of research include workplace bullying within the context of labour process and gendered labour process in transnational software development organizations.