FACULTY PROFILE

Dr. K. Vidyavathi

Dr. K. Vidyavathi

  • Department: MBA
  • Designation: Professor
  • Phone: +91-9448850976
  • Email: vidyavathi.mba@sahyadri.edu.in
  • Teaching Experience: 22.0 Years
  • Industry Experience: 5.0 Years
  • Research Experience: 22.0 Years
COURSES SPECIALIZATION INSTITUTION UNIVERSITY
BA Arts Bangalore University Bangalore University
MA Economics Bangalore University Bangalore University
MPhil Urban Economics Bangalore University Bangalore University
NET Economics UGC UGC
Ph.D Economics Bangalore University Bangalore University

Membership of Professional Bodies:

1.      South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics

2.      Indian Society of Labour Economics

3.      Akhila Karnataka Jaina Shikshakara Vedike

4.      Economic Teachers Association

Current Research

1.    A Study on Lapsation of Life Insurance Policies.

2.    Completed a Research Project “Opportunities and Challenges for Women in Information Technology Enabled Service Sector: A Study in Bangalore” sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.

3.    Completed a Research Project “Group Entrepreneurship among Rural Women -Role of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) in Dakshina Kannada district” Sponsored by UGC.

4.    Worked as a co-investigator in a research project “Impact of Global Meltdown” sponsored by UGC, (Principal Investigator – Dr Devaraj K, Principal, SDM College of Business Management. Mangalore

Awards

No Awards Details Found.

Grants Received Research/Projects Guided (Beyond Academic)

RS 4.46 LAKHS -AICTE

National Journals:

No. of National Journals Publications:9

1.     Published an article titled “Information technology enabled services sector in India” SEDME, Vol 35(1) 2008.

2.     Published an article titled “Venture Capital in India” SEDME Vol 32(3) 2005.

3.     Published an article titled Use of IT Tools for Agricultural Development” in a Pre- Conference Volume ‘Institutional Policy Options for Sustainable Development’ edited by Prof. G. Gopal Reddy, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

4.     Published an article “Growth of Slums in India- An Analysis of 2001 Census Figures” Nagarlok, Vol. 35 (1), Jan-March 2003.

5.     Published an article “Urbanization in India – An Analysis” in Vishleshana, July-September, 2002.

6.     Published an article titled ‘Role of Urban Housing Finance Institutions in Karnataka – A Study of Selected Housing Finance Corporations in Bangalore City’ in Finance India, The Quarterly Journal of Indian Institute of Finance, Vol. XVI. No.1, 2002.

7.     Published an article with Prof. R. G. Desai titled ‘An Analysis of Housing Loans – A Case Study’ in Shelter, Special Issue on Housing and Urban Development, Vol. V, No.2, 2002.

8.     Published an article An Analysis of Housing Loans – A Case Study’ in Shelter, Special Issue on Housing and Urban Development, Vol. V, No.2, 2002.

9.     Published an article titled ‘Drinking Water Problem in Bangalore Urban Area’, in Southern Economist, June 1, 1998.

 

International Journals:

No. of International Journals Publications:21

 

1.  Published a research paper “Cost of Lapsation to Policyholders in Indian Life Insurance Industry” EPRA International Journal of Economic and Business Review Vol. 6 Issue 3 March 2018 ph A 24-29 e-ISSN: 2347-9671 /p- ISSN- 2349-0187 Co-author Avinash B N

2. Published a research paper “A Study on the Mobile Phone Purchase Behavior and Buying Pattern in Karnataka State" International Journal of Innovative Research & Studies. Vol 8 Issue 2 February 2018 pg 196-202 Co-author Akash C Mathapati.

3.  Published a research paper “A Review of Indian Mobile Phone Sector” IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) Vol.20 Issue 2 February 2018 Co-author Akash C Mathapati pg 8-17

4.  Published a research paper “Visitor Satisfaction Impact on Visitor Loyalty and Visitor Switching Behaviour: A Case of Visitors of Bangalore Amusement Parks” in International Journal for Science and Advance Research in Technology (IJSART) Vol. 4 Issue 1 January 2018 pg. 946-952 Co-author Avinash B.N

5. Published a research paper “Rise and Fall of Ulips in Indian Insurance Market” in International Journal of Research Publications (IJRP) Vol 1 Issue 1 September 2017 pg. 139-151

6.   Published a research paper “Influence of Demographic Factors on Visitor Loyalty and Visitor Switching Behaviour - A Study on Bangalore Amusement Park Visitors” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science Engineering and Technology ISSN (Online) 2319-8753 ISSN(Print) 2347-6710 vol 6 Issue 4 April 2017 Impact 6.209

7.  Factors Influencing Customer’s Buying Decisions On Mobile Phone Buyers: A Study In Bijapur City, India European Journal of Economics and Management 2016 Vol 3 No. 3

8. Influence of Demographic Factors on Visitor Perceived Value and Visitor Satisfaction in Bangalore Amusement Parks IRA-International Journal of Management & Social Sciences (ISSN 2455-2267) 6(3) 345-353

9.  Factors Influencing Customer’s Buying Decisions On Mobile Phone Buyers: A Study In Bijapur City, India.

10. International Research Journal of Business and Management – IRJBM Vol. No. VIII October 2016 (Issue-II) Co-author Akash C.Mathapati ISSN number 2322-083X & Impact Factor is 5.172.

11. “Indian Life Insurance in the Post Reform Period” Global Journal for Research Analysis” vol.04 Issue 09 September 2015 ISSN NO.2277- 8160 Impact factor 3.1218.

12.  Economic Crisis 2007-11: It’s Impact on Indian Economy with special reference to Advertisement Market; International Journal Of Marketing, Financial Services & Management Research - ISSN 2277-3622; impact factor 3.454; Vol.3 (12), DECEMBER (2014), pp. 69-79 Co-author Avinash B.N.

13. Published a research paper “An insight into consumer Behaviour Models” in TIJ’s Research Journal of Social Science and Management” (RJSSM) ISSN 2251- 2571 Co-author Akash Matapathi.

14. Published a research paper “Financial Literacy: How one can make it more effective in India” in International Journal of Conception on Management and Social Sciences May 2014. Vol.2 Issue 2. ISSN 2357-2787(online) 2357-2779 (print) Co-author: Raghavendra Prabhu.

15.  Published a research paper A Brief History of the Indian Life Insurance Industry in Zenith International Journal of Business Economics and Management Research (ZIJBEMR) Vol 4 (2) February 2014. ISSN 2249-8826

16. Published a research paper “Lapsation of Life Insurance Policies in India” in Zenith International Journal of Business Economics and Management Research (ZIJBEMR) Vol 3(II) Nov 2013. ISSN 2249-8826 IMPACT Factor 0.503

17.Published a research paper “Factor Analysis of Job Stressors in Banks” in International Journal of Research in Commerce & Management Vol.4 (2013) No.6 (June)

18.Published a research paper “Rural Women in Group Enterprises” in International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics & Management.

19.Published a research paper “SKDRDP’s Successful Experiment with Group Entrepreneurship” in IUP journal of Enterprise Development, Vol.7 No.4 2010.

20.Published an article “Soft skills for successful and rewarding career” in an International Journal of Management, Proficient Jahanvi publications Vol.2 No.1 2010

21.Published an article “Women Workers in the ITES Hub of Bangalore” in ICFAI Journal of HRM Review February 2009.

National Conferences:

No. of National Conferences :12

1.      Participated in the international conference on ‘Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development’ organized by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysore on November 10-11 2017 and presented a paper titled “Relevance of Deposit Insurance as Safety net in Banking”.

2.      Participated in the international conference on ‘Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development’ organized by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysore on November 18-19 2016 and presented a paper titled “Rise and Fall of ULIPs in Indian Life Insurance Market.

3.      Participated in the Symposium for College Faculty on Prajna ’15 with a theme “Reflections on Ancient Contemporary & New Gen Education” at Ramakrishna Math Mangaluru on 11th September 2015.

4.      Presented a paper “Impact of Globalisation on small scale industries: in the National Seminar on Issues and Prospects of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises held at Sri Dhavala College, MOODBIDRI-574227 D.K. 28-29 January 2015.

5.      Participated in the Faculty Development Programme on “Innovative Approaches    in Management Teaching” at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) from June 13-18 2016.

6.      Presented a paper “Group Entrepreneurship in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka- A field based study” in a National Research Seminar held at St.Francis Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai February 10, 2010.

7.      Presented a paper titled “Opportunities and Challenges of ITES Sector” in a national seminal on ‘Information technology and economic growth’ held at Al-Ameen Arts, Science and Commerce College, Bangalore August 28-29 2008.

8.      Participated in a workshop on ‘Consumer Protection and Welfare’ held at Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, July 11-15, 2005.

9.      Presented a paper titled “Venture Capital and its various Dimensions” in a national seminar on ‘Banking, Insurance and Pension Sector Reforms’ held at Mysore University, February 17-18 2005.

10.  Presented a paper titled “Use of IT Tools for Agricultural Development” in a national seminar on ‘Institutional Policy Options for Sustainable Development’ held at Osmania University, April 10-11 2004.

11.  Presented a paper with Co-author Prof. R. G. Desai ‘Performance of Selected Housing Finance Institutions’ in a National Seminar on ‘Economics of Housing in India’ held at Mysore University, March 7-8, 2002.

12.  Presented a paper with Co-author Prof. R. G. Desai ‘Housing Stock and Shortage in India with reference to Karnataka’ in a National Seminar on ‘Economics of Housing in India’ held at Mysore University, Mysore March 7-8, 2002.

 

 

International Conferences:

No. of International Conferences:2

1.   A study on students’ perception towards absenteeism in the 4TH International Conference on “Higher Education: Special Emphasis on Management Education” held at Justice K.S Hegde Institute of Management, NMAMIT, Nitte-574110 29-30, December 2014.

2.  Participated in the parallel tract session as Session Chair during the 3rd International conference on ‘Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development’ organized by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysore on November 10-11 2017.

 

Workshop / Seminars

1. Participated in the Faculty Development Programme on “Innovative Approaches in Management Teaching” at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) from June 13-18   2016

2.  Worked as a Research Assistant (from 18-6-2001 to 30-11-2003) in a Research Project ‘Decentralized Governance, Representation and People’s Participation: The Panchayats of Kerala” under Dr Anand Inbanathan and Dr V. Vijayalakshmi, funded by the Ford Foundation, conducted at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

3. Worked as a Project Associate (from 12-2-1999 to 11-2-2001) in a Major Research Project ‘Floriculture in India- An Economic Analysis’ under Prof. R. G Desai, funded by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi and conducted at the Dept. of Economics, Bangalore University. 

4. Worked as a Project Assistant (from 12-2-1997 to 11-2-1999) in a Major Research Project titled ‘Economics of Bee Keeping – A Study in Karnataka’ under Prof. R. G. Desai, funded by Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operation, Govt. of India, conducted in the Dept. of Economics, Bangalore University.

5. Worked as a Core Team Member in the Social Monitoring of ‘Rural Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Project’ implemented by Government of Karnataka and DANIDA with Center for Symbiosis of Technology and Environment Management, Bangalore.

6. Completed a Research Project “Opportunities and Challenges for Women in Information Technology Enabled Service Sector: A Study in Bangalore”  sponsored by  Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.

7. Completed a Research Project “Group Entrepreneurship among Rural Women  -Role of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP)  in Dakshina Kannada district” Sponsored by UGC.

8. Worked as a co-investigator in a research project “Impact of Global Meltdown” sponsored by UGC, (Principal Investigaor – Dr Devaraj K, Principal, SDM College of Business Management. Mangalore.

Projects and Exhibitions

1.  Participated in the Faculty Development Programme on “Innovative Approaches in Management Teaching” at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) from June 13-18   2016

2.  Worked as a Research Assistant (from 18-6-2001 to 30-11-2003) in a Research Project ‘Decentralized Governance, Representation and People’s Participation: The Panchayats of Kerala” under Dr Anand Inbanathan and Dr V. Vijayalakshmi, funded by the Ford Foundation, conducted at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

3.   Worked as a Project Associate (from 12-2-1999 to 11-2-2001) in a Major Research Project ‘Floriculture in India- An Economic Analysis’ under Prof. R. G Desai, funded by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi and conducted at the Dept. of Economics, Bangalore University. 

4.  Worked as a Project Assistant (from 12-2-1997 to 11-2-1999) in a Major Research Project titled ‘Economics of Bee Keeping – A Study in Karnataka’ under Prof. R. G. Desai, funded by Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operation, Govt. of India, conducted in the Dept. of Economics, Bangalore University.

5.  Worked as a Core Team Member in the Social Monitoring of ‘Rural Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Project’ implemented by Government of Karnataka and DANIDA with Center for Symbiosis of Technology and Environment Management, Bangalore.

6.  Completed a Research Project “Opportunities and Challenges for Women in Information Technology Enabled Service Sector: A Study in Bangalore” sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.

7.  Completed a Research Project “Group Entrepreneurship among Rural Women- Role of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) in Dakshina Kannada district” Sponsored by UGC.

8.  Worked as a co-investigator in a research project “Impact of Global Meltdown” sponsored by UGC, (Principal Investigaor – Dr Devaraj K, Principal, SDM College of Business Management. Mangalore.

 

Other Activities

1.   Attended Analytics Master Class on BFSI at IIM, Bangalore

2.   Chaired a session in an International Conference at SDMIMD, Mysuru

3.   Chaired a Parallel Track Session at the 3rd International Conference on 'Economic Growth & Sustainable Development' in Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysuru.

4.   Invited as a resource person for a workshop at Trisha Degree College, Udupi

5.   Invited as a Resource Person for the One-Day Workshop for Lecturers on "Effective Teaching Methods" at Trisha Degree College, Udupi