Dr. Merlin Mythili
Dr. Merlin Mythili has a Ph.D in Management from Mother Teresa
Women’s University, Kodaikanal and has done her MBA from Madras University along with
Postgraduate degrees in English (Madras University) and Human Rights (Pondicherry
Dr. Merlin Mythili has a decade of academic and research experience having last worked
as Assistant Professor and Associate Dean (Academics) in a leading Business School in
New Delhi. She has been on a faculty exchange programme at the School of Management,
University of Bradford, UK and has taught in their offshore Undergraduate Degree
Programmes in India.
Dr. Merlin’s teaching and research interests include Organisational Culture,
Communication at workplace and Gender issues in Management. She has presented and
published research papers at the national and international levels.
Research Papers Published in Journals
Shanmugam, M. M. (2017). Impact of parenthood on women’s careers in the IT
sector – a study in the Indian context. Gender in Management: An International
Journal, Vol. 32(5), pp.352-368. https://doi.org/10.1108/GM-11-2016-0177
Shanmugam, M. M., Sudhakar, B., Dey, S. & Toppur, B. (2017). Women from the
Lowest Economic Strata in Unconventional Jobs: An Indian Perspective. Research
Bulletin, ICAI. Vol. 42 (4), pp. 175-186. ISSN 22309241
Shanmugam, M. M. (2013). Relationship of Gender Patterns in Communication and
Organisational Culture at Workplace: The Role of Gender and Organisational
Type. Advances in Management (International Journal), Vol 6(7), pp – 13 -21.
Shanmugam, M. M. (2013). Feminine Patterns of Communication at Workplace;
Advantage Women Leaders? A Review. International Journal of Business and
Management Tomorrow, Vol 3(5).
Shanmugam, M. M. (2013). The Role of Organisational Culture in Women’s Career
Advancement: A Review. The International Journal’s Research Journal of Commerce
& Behavioural Science, Vol 2(7).
Shanmugam, M. M.. Shanmugam, M. M. (2013). Role of Women in the Preservation and
Advancement of Religion: A Historical Perspective. The Spiritual Leader, Vol
Research Papers Published as Book Chapters
Shanmugam, M. M. & Popli, S. (2018). Quality Improvement in Real Sense or
Just a Quick Fix? In Archana Krishan (Eds.), Cases on Quality Initiatives for
Organizational Longevity (pp- 252-272). IGI Global Publisher: Pennsylvania
(USA). doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5288-8.ch010.
Shanmugam, M. M. (2007). Cultural Diversity at Workplace: An HR Concern. In
Saiyyaddin.M & Desai.T.P (Eds.), Emerging Issues in HRM: An Indian
Perspective (pp 49-66). New Delhi. Excel Books.
Paper Presentations in International Conferences
Shanmugam, M. M. (2016). Impact of Parenthood on Women’s Career in the IT
Sector- A Cass Study in the Indian Context. Paper presented at the 9th Biennial
International Interdisciplinary Conference. Keele University. UK. 29th June-1st
Shanmugam, M. M. (2009). Symbolic Icons of Empowerment: A Case Study on the
Organizational Challenges that Ordinary Indian Women face in Unconventional
Jobs. In The Bridge. Paper presented at the 27th Standing Conference on
Organisational Symbolism. Copenhagen Business School & Malmo University.
Copenhagen. Denmark & Malmo University. Malmo. Sweden. July 2009.
=Shanmugam, M. M. (2006). Managing Cultural Diversity at Workplace - An Indian
Perspective. Paper presented at the Fourth AIMS International Conference on
Management of AIMS International and IIM Indore. Indore. December. 2006.
Shanmugam, M. M. & Devi. I.R (2004). Managing Cultural Diversity at
Workplace - The Primary Challenge of Global Leadership. Paper presented at the
international conference on Competing in a Global Economy at TIME Business
School. Tirupathi. December 2004.
Paper Presentations in National Conferences
Shanmugam, M. M. (2009). Role of Women in the Preservation and Advancement of
Religion: A Historical Perspective. Paper presented at a National Seminar on
Women and Religion conducted by The Centre for Women's Studies. Shri Lal
Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeet. New Delhi. February. 2009.
Shanmugam, M. M. (2004). Changing Roles Of Indian Women In Media And The Felling
Of Another Male Bastion. Paper presented at a national conference Women in 2020
at Theivanai Ammal College for Women. Villupuram. March 2004.
Articles in Magazines
Shanmugam, M. M. (2018 May) Gendered Products and Social Conditioning – The
Collective Reinforcement of Harmful Depictions and Perceptions – Aarush RSB May
Shanmugam, M. M. (2017 Sep) Disruptive Change. Dynamic Workplace and the
Discerning Employee - The HR Challenge of Tackling and Beyond- NATCON 17- NIPM
Shanmugam, M. M. (2008. Jan). What drives India? The EDGE. 35-36.
Shanmugam, M. M. (2006. July). Aim towards self-knowledge. The EDGE . 18-19.
Shanmugam, M. M. (2006. April). Periyar PURA: A case for Engendering Governance.
The EDGE. 24-25.