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Dr. Madhu is Professor and HOD of Human Resources Department. He did his MA in English and also MA in Social work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He was awarded PhD in Management by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. An active researcher, he had experience as Action Researcher at Darpan and was Asst. Project Manager with Kerala Horticulture Development Programme. He has a total experience of fifteen years in teaching and five years in industry. Before joining SCMS he was with Amity University, Noida.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D in Social Sciences from MG University, Kottayam, Kerala, 2007
  • MA in Social Work (TISS, Mumbai). 1994
  • MA (English) from University of Calicut, 1991

Employment History

  • Currently Professor & Head (HR) SCMS Cochin School of Business



  •  2008: “Suicide as unfreedom and vice versa”, GRIN publishers, Germany
  •  2004: “Process Documentation” Co-authored with Prof. Rajan Gurukkal, School of Social Sciences, MG University, Kottayam
  • 2012: Towards a praxis model of social work: A Reflexive account of Social Work of Praxis Intervention with Adivasis of Attappady.

Chapters in Books

  • 2017 “A reflexive rethinking on Praxis Intervention” in Pathways of Creative Research: Towards a Festival of Dialogues with a foreword by Professor James L. Peacock. Delhi: Primus Books, 2016 (in press , Vol.II, Nanata Kumar Giri (Ed.), New Delhi: Primus . C. Articles (Journals & Magazines)
  • 2017: “Retail Shristikkunnu Oru Jivitha Samskaaram” Dhanam Business Magazine, Special issue on Retailing, March, 2017
  • 2017: What is workspace? Distributed in Organizations & Markets: Policies & Processes eJournal Vol 3, Issue 2, January 03, 2017
  • 2016: Towards Asignifying Modernity: A Critique on the Interests that Shaped Social Sciences and Social Work. Political Theory: History of Political Thought eJournal (SSRN) Vol 9, Issue 13, April 25, 2016
  • 2015: The Mythology of Mahabali & the Social & Political Philosophy eJournal (SSRN) Vol 8, Issue 136, July 28, 20152015.
  • 2015: Imagining Counter-Dispositif: The Case of Money Through Servitude, Slavery, Abolition and Free Labour. Accepted for presentation & publication at Third International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference , 2015,Manipal. The same is published with slight differences in Monetary Economics eJournal Vol.6. No.206
  • 2014. The Conservation Question: Inspired by a field-study among the Kani Tribes of Southern Western Ghats” . Economic & Political Weekly. vol.49. Issue 36.
  • 2013: Four ways of Understandings: A Concept Note. Political Theory: Political Philosophy EJournal Vol.6 Issue 81.
  • 2013: Praxis, Habitus & Persons. Social & Political Philosophy EJournal. Vol.6. Issue 154.
  • 2013: Contrasting Social Entities with Social Praxes: A Methodological Enquiry. Philosophy & Methodology of Economics E Journal Vol.4. Issue.1
  • 2012: “The Caste Question” Political Behavior: Race, Ethnicity & Identity Politics eJournal Vol 6,Issue 46, March 26, 2012. 
  • 2012: On Minority Politics” Social & Political Philosophy eJournal Vol 5, Issue 86, June 14, 2012. 
  • 2011: “The Karmic Debt, Caste and Monetary Economy” Monetary Economics eJournal Vol 3, Issue 193, November 29, 2011
  • 2011: “What is good governance” Political Economy: Development eJournal Vol 4, Issue 42, March 07, 2011
  • 2010: “Business Ethics: Should it Remain an Oxymoron?” MES Journal of Technology and Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 83-98

Citations Received

  • Watt, Paul & Anna Minton (2016). London's housing crisis and its activisms. City, 20(2).
  • Morley, Christine, Phillip Ablett, Selma Macfarlane (2014). Engaging with Social Work. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  • Gallop, Cynthia Justine (2013) Knowing Nothing: Understanding New CriticalSocial Work Practice. Journal of Applied Hermeneutics.
  • Hansen, Klaus Henning (2012). CROSSNET in practice: An analysis of Teacher response in Hansen, Klaus Henning et al (Ed.) Crossing Boundaries in Science Teacher Education. Munster: Waxmann Centre for Research in Early Childhood (2012), Evidencing Practice through Professional Inquiry. Birmingham: CREC
  • Pillay, Anu (2010) Women’s Activism and Transformation:Arising from the Cusp in Feminist Africa: Rethinking gender and violence Rondebosch: University of Capetown
  • European Union Adult education training Manuel (2009), CONNECTION:Cultur Organisations as Communication and Learning Environments, Bucharest: Center for Professional Training in Culture. Available at:
  • Devika. J and Binitha V. Thampi (2007). Between ‘Empowerment’ and ‘Liberation’: Kudumbashree initiatives in Kerala. Indian Journal of Gender Studies 14(1): 33-60 Tilley, Elspeth. (2007) Seeking the sweet spot: Observations from a workplace praxis intervention programme on public relations and professional communication ethics. in Power and Place., ANZCA08 Conference proceedings: Wellington