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Ph.D. – Economics & Sociology | Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales - France

Prof. Ramnath Narayanaswamy
Ph.D. in Economics & Sociology from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France; M.A in Political Science from Savitribai Phule Pune University; B.A in Political Science from Savitribai Phule Pune University; D.H.E.S.S in Economics from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France; D.E.A in Sociology, University of Vincennes, Paris, France.

Distinguished Professor - Social Sciences

Prof. Ramnath Narayanaswamy is Distinguished Professor – Social Sciences at FLAME University. He received his Doctorate Degree in Economics and Sociology from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France and has completed MA and BA in Political Science from University of Poona. He also holds D.E.A in Sociology from University of Vincennes, Paris, France and D.H.E.S.S in Economics from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France.

Dr. Ramnath has over thirty years of work experience and was associated with IIM - B, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune and School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences, Paris. He was Visiting Research Fellow in the Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Birmingham (supported by the Rockefeller Foundation) and was Reader in the Center of Eurasian Studies at the University of Bombay.

His areas of interest include Business and Society, Economic Reforms in Transition Economies (India and China), Spirituality and Self Development and Leadership Development, Outsourcing and Creativity and Innovation. He is a frequent contributor to professional journals in India and abroad and has published extensively in his domain. He has been the recipient of several scholarships and fellowships. He is a Research Associate of the Chair in Ethical Management at HEC Montreal. He is a part of a worldwide research initiative on Integral Leadership profiling the lives of one hundred leaders supported by the Chair. (www.hec.ca)

BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS:

  • The Global Mission of Sadguru Sri Sharavana Baba, Books for Change, Bangalore, 2010, pp. xxviii+196.
  • Living from the Inside, Volume 1, Aridra Printers, Om Sharavana Baba Seva Foundation, Bangalore, 2013, pp. ivx+ 287.
  • Living from the Inside, Volume 2, Aridra Printers, Om Sharavana Baba Seva Foundation, Bangalore, 2015, xviii + 267.
  • Living from the Inside, Volume 3, Aridra Printers, Om Sharavana Baba Seva Foundation, Bangalore, 2015, pp. xiv + 292.
  • Unbundling the Sixth Sense: Explorations in Spirituality and Management, Sampada Publications, Bangalore, 2018, pp. xix+284.
  • Consciousness in Management: Background, Approaches, Philosopjy
  • Volume 1, Heartfulness Education Trust, Bangalore, 2020, pp, xiv+218.
  • Consciousness in Management: Benefits, Applications and Research,
  • Volume 2, Heartfulness Education Trust, Bangalore, 2020, pp, xiv+183.
  • Explaining Bharatiya Management: Is there an Indian Way of Doing Things? (work in progress)

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS: ARTICLES

  • Budget the Mind , Time and  Money, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, July 3, 2015.  
  • Rituals help us on the Spiritual Path,  The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, July 13, 2015.
  • Destiny can be Conquered, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, July, 26, 2015. 
  • You win Him when you lose “I”, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, August 4, 2015
  • Give up your Intelligence to Experience God, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, August 25, 2015.
  • To become Empty is to become Full, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, September 24, 2015.
  • Devotion is the Path to Godliness, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, October 2, 2015.
  • The Ego is a Deadly Enemy, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, November 2, 2015.
  • What kind of Guru should you Seek? The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, November 17, 2015.
  • Explaining the Ramayana, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, December 18, 2015. 
  • Learn Spirituality from the Epics, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore,  January 5, 2016.
  • Transition from the Old to the New, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, January 28, 2016.
  • The Congress Today has become an Impediment to Economic Reform, India Facts, June 6, 2015.
  • The Story of Hanuman, India Facts, October 15, 2015.
  • Impediments to Substantive Reform, The Aryavarth Express, Bangalore, June 3-9, 2015.
  • The Political Class must Elevate Discourse, The Aryavarth Express, 8-14 July, 2015.
  • Kejriwal will Need to Address Governance, The Aryavarth Express, Bangalore, July 20-25, 2015.
  • India is neither Secular nor Socialist, Swarajya, Bangalore, June 11, 2015.
  • Excellence begins in the Heart, Swarajya, Bangalore, June 17, 2015. 
  • Rajaji was a Master Craftsman, Swarajya, Bangalore, July 5, 2015. 
  • A Reformed BCCI Needs a Vibrant CSR Agenda, Swarajya, Bangalore, July 27, 2015.
  • Lord Macaulay’s Idea of India, Swarajya, Bangalore, August 10, 2015.
  • What must the Congress Learn Here and Now? Swarajya, Bangalore, August 17, 2015.
  • The NDA Needs to Reach Out, Heal and Bond, Swarajya, Bangalore, August 21, 2015

Research Papers:

  • Opportunities for Indian Business in Central Asia in Ahmed Mukarram (Ed), India, Iran and Central Asia, Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, New Delhi, 1998.
  • Ananda and the Buddha, Case No. 46, IIMB Center for Development of Cases and Teaching Aids, IIM Bangalore.
  • Why is the Arts Central to Management Education? Economic and Political Weekly, Bombay, November 24, 2001.

International Publications:

  • What Creative Capital can India contribute to Europe, in Robert Punkenhoffer, (Editor), A Way Beyond Creative Industries, Folio Verlag, Vienna, June 2010, pp. 40-41.
  • Spiritual Capital, Gandhi and Inter-Faith Harmony in John Clammer,   (Editor) Socially Engaged  Religions, Books for Change, Bangalore, August, 2010.
  • Some Reflections on the Interface between Management, Spirituality and Design Thinking in Jane Woodilla (Editor), New Perspectives on Design Management from the Business and Design Lab,  Gotheburg, 2010,   pp. 189-213. 
  • Anna Requires Corporate Support: Antidote to Kali Yuga, in Kamath MV   & Gayathri Pagadi (Editors), Corruption and the Lokpal Bill, Indus Source Books, Mumbai, 2012
  • Inner and Outer Aspects of Transformational Leadership International Journal on Vedic Foundations of Management, Volume 1, Issue 1, June 2013.
  • Leading from the Inside: Self Transformation in Indian Spirituality in Another State of Mind: Perspectives from Wisdom Traditions on Management and Business, Palgrave, 2014.
  • Sri Sri Mata Amritanandamayi: The Supreme Goddess in Human Form, International Journal on Spirituality and Organizational Leadership, New Delhi, Volume 2, Issue 2, June, 2014.
  • The Miracle of Self Realization: Why God, Guru and the Self are one  and the Same? International Journal on Vedic Foundations of Indian Management,  New Delhi,  Volume 1, Issue No 2, December 2013, pp. 21-48.
  • Management Insights from Indian Spirituality International Journal on Spirituality and Organizational Leadership, New Delhi, Volume 3, Issue No 1, January, 2015.
  • Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita: The Arithmetic of Inner Transformation, International Journal on Spirituality and Organizational Leadership,  Volume 3, No 1, 2015, pp. 73-94.