Dr.Arun Prasad Dr. Arun Prasad
Associate Professor
Ph.D, IIT Madras
Human Resource Management

Dr.ArunPrasad is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at IMT Dubai. He received his PhD in the area of “Strategic Human Resource Management & Organizational Learning” from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India. His research interests are Human Resource Development, Strategic HRM, Organizational learning, Competence based HRM, International HRM and PerformanceManagement.






He was a full time faculty at VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur and also served at the capacity of Visiting/Guest Faculty Positions at IIT Madras, XLRI-AIMS (Dubai), IMT Dubai and BIM (India).






He has rich corporate experience in Human Resource Management & Organizational Development Domain, worked in Europe, US, Middle East & India. Companies includes Landmark Group (Middle East), EDS, MphasiS (an HP company) as HRBP (EMEA Region) based out of Netherlands, Deloitte Touche and Tohmatsu & Bank of America. He held lead positions spanning across Total Rewards, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, HRIS, HR Business Partnering & HR Operations domain.His consulting assignments are in the area of Organization Development Interventions/Change Management, HR Practice Integration during M&A, Organization Restructuring, Total Rewards, Compensation Benchmarking, Talent Management and Competency Assessment Centers catering to clientele base from Manufacturing, Retail, Dairy, IT /ITES & Banking Sectors.






Also, specializing in Executive Education programs that caters to Middle and Senior level executives/managers in the area of Leadership (Situational Leadership), Management Bundle and niche HR programs like Compensation Benchmarking & HR Transformation ( HRBP) He holds professional certifications like “Certified Compensation & Benefits Manager”, awarded by CAMI, USA and “Situational Leadership II”, certification by The Ken Blanchard companies. To his research publication credit, published research papers in international peer-reviewed journals and presented papers in reputed international conferences. He is also in the Editorial board of select International Journals.

Research interests are in the area of Strategic Human Resource Management (Talent Management / Total Rewards / International HRM / Performance Management / HR Scorecard). Additional research interests are in the area of Knowledge Management, Learning Management & Leadership.


  • Arunprasad, P.“Organizational learning: A road map to evaluate learning outcomes in knowledge intensive firms”,Development and learning in Organizations(Emerald Publisher,Accepted on 16thNov 2014for Publication)
  • Arunprasad, P.“Organization learners’ competence to overcome organization’s learning inertia: A conceptual framework”,International Journal of Learning and Change(Accepted on 4thNov 2014 for publication)
  • Arunprasad, P.“Strategic Fulcrum for a Knowledge Based Economy: A conceptual ‘Knowledge-HR’ Archetype”,Middle East Journal of Management(Accepted on 15thOctober 2014for publication)
  • Arunprasad P and Samarendra Kumar Mohanty (2012). Managing the performance of Highly Mobile Skilled Individuals in Hi-Tech Firms, Comparing High Technology Firms in Developed and Developing Countries: Cluster Growth Initiatives, In Dr. Tomas Gabriel Bas and Dr. Jingyuan Zhao (eds.) pp. 167-184, IGI Global, USA
  • ArunPrasad, P. ‘Learning enabled human resource practices in software organizations in India’. International Journal of Strategic Change Management (Special Issue: Strategic Change Management in High Technology Industry) – Vol.3, Nos. 1/2, 2011
  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2010) ‘Human resource excellence in software industry in India: an exploratory study’. International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalization (IJLEG), Vol, 2, No.4, pp-316-330 (Special Issue: ‘Models for Operational and Business Excellence’)
  • P. Nirmala, Arun Prasad and T.J.Kamalanabhan (2010) “A Study on Organizational Culture in Indian Firms.” Journal of Technical and Vocational Education, Vol.2, No. 1 & 2 pp.17-36.
  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2008) ‘Evaluation of Knowledge Strategies in the Indian Software Industry’. Journal of Transnational Management, Vol 13,No.2, pp.148-170 (Taylor & Francis, Haworth Press)
  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2005) ‘The Visible Link between strategic Human Resource Practices and Organizational Learning’. Review of Business Research, Vol.5, 35-48
  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2004) ‘A Study of the Evaluation and Assessment of Managerial Competencies’. Journal of Technology and Management, Vol. 2, No.2, pp. 31-36

  • A Conceptual Framework to enhance learning outcomes through learning enabled human resource practices
  • Analysis of Work life balance in Banking and Hospitality Industry in MENA region

  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2005) The Visible Link between Strategic Human Resource Practices and Organizational Learning. IABE-2005, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October. (Accepted for Journal Publication
  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2005) Resource Based Perspective For Sustained Competitive Advantage Through Organizational Learning. Third International Conference on Globalization and Competitiveness, IIT Kharagpur, India, January.
  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2004) The Tangible Link: Learning Driven Culture Through Effective People Management Practices. ICCS 2004, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India, December.
  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2004) Aligning the Strategic Human Resource Practices towards Knowledge Economy. Cosmar 2004, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, September.
  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2005) Knowledge Strategy: The Contingency Factor for Sustained Competitive Advantage, NICOM-2005, Nirma Institute of Management, Nirma University, India, October.

  • ArunPrasad, P. and T.J. Kamalanabhan (2005) Knowledge Strategy: The Contingency Factor for Sustained Competitive Advantage. pp. 405-41. In Harishmita Trivedi (eds.) Achieving Sustained Competitive Advantage Through People. Excel Books, India.