Prof. Girish Balasubramanian

Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management
FPM- XLRI, Xavier School of Management, B. Tech - Electrical Engineering, NIT Surat
School: Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR)
Phone:0674-2377700 (ext - 7764)
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Teaching Interests

Industrial Relations, Employment Relations, Labour Laws, Wage and Salary Administration, HR Analytics, Managerial Computing

Research Interests

Strategy and Industrial Relations
Executive Compensation and wage modelling
Diversity issues at workplaces
Performance of individuals and teams in sports and its application to management
. Sports Analytics
. Leadership in public administration

Administrative Responsibilities

1. Member Library Committee Xavier University Bhubaneswar
2. Member Admission Committee for the year 2019-2020
3. Member Scientific Committee of Xavier School of Human Resource Management

Other Membership

Member Academy of Management 2012-13
Reviewer AOM Conference 2012
Reviewer AOM Conference 2013
Reviewer 3rd IAOM Conference 2013, held at IIM Ahmedabad
Reviewer AOM Conference 2014
Reviewer 4th IAOM Conference 2015 held at IIM Lucknow Noida Campus

Research & Publications


2018, JOURNAL: Integrating Business-Society Dichotomy, Shri Ram Center for IR & HR, India

2017, JOURNAL: Demystifying the leadership kaleidoscope into an integrated view, Emerald

2017, JOURNAL: Industrial Relations Situation in India: A Report, JILPT Tokyo, Japan


2017, Seminars-Talks: 1 JILPT Seminar on comparative labour law, Venue: JILPT. Tokyo, Japan

2017, Conference-Attended: 5th INDAM, Venue: IIM Indore

2016, Conference-Attended: Understanding the process of union revitalization - Evidence from India (Co-authored with Dr. Santanu Sarkar), Venue: Berlin

2016, Conference-Attended: What can unions do in the unorganized sector - Anecdotal evidence from India, Venue: Berlin


2019, Training-Conducted: Negotiation Skills for Police Officers, Venue: Bhopal

Projects / Consultancy

0, Recruitment of Assistant Manager and Junior Managers, Client: Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC) Government of Odisha, Status: On-going

Work Experience

Cairn Energy India Limited - Hazira Surat - Electrical Engineer
Sterlite Technologies Limited - Silvassa, UT of Dadra and Nagar Havelli - Operations Engineer


I like travelling, specially going on long drives on bikes and trekking.
I also like to listen to music specially Carnatic music and Ghazals.
Reading Non fiction, Philosophy, Kabir