Faculty Profile

Dr P. Murugan




Dr. P. Murugan is working as an Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Management Shillong. Previously he was with University of Hyderabad (UoH), Hyderabad, Australian Council for Educational Research, New Delhi, and National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli. He has a passion for Research and he has been a resource person for more than 190 workshops and FDP programs held at many universities and B-Schools in India (e.g., Anna University-Chennai, IIT Bombay, SPJIMR-Mumbai, NIT-Trichy).

His expertise lies in the areas of Multivariate Data Analysis Techniques, Mediation Analysis, Moderation Analysis, Structural Equation Modeling, Latent Profile Analysis, and Item Response Theory. He is also familiar with data analysis software such as Mplus, AMOS, Python, R, JAMOVI, JASP, SPSS, Bluesky Statistics, Conquest and IRT pro.

His papers are published in SSCI, ABS and ABDC listed journals. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he has started to offer online workshops in the area of ICT tools in education, Open educational resources, MOOC course development process, HR analytics and interacted with more than 10,000 participants. He has developed online lecture videos for three of the courses offered through the SWAYAM platform.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Management (2011-2016) - Anna University, Chennai.
  • MBA (2006-2008) - Anna University, Chennai.
  • BBA (2003-2006) - Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore.
  • UGC NET (2012) - University Grant Commission.

Research Interests
Fear of COVID-19, Work-family balance, Work-family conflict and facilitation, psychological capital, student performance, study engagement and individual well-being.

International Journal Publications

  • Kanth, L., Pattusamy, M., (in press). Classification of tweets into facts and opinions using recurrent neural networks. International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction (ESCI).
  • Neha, B., & Pattusamy, M. (2021) Validation of fear of COVID-19 scale in India: Classical test theory and item response theory approach, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction (SSCI, IF: 3.836).
  • Gopalan, N., Pattusamy, M., Goodman, S., (2021). Family Incivility and Work-Engagement: Moderated Mediation Model of Personal Resources and Family-Work Enrichment, Current Psychology (SSCI, IF: 4.297).
  • Ali S S., Kaur R., Persis, J., Saha, R., Pattusamy, M., Raja Sreedharan, V., (2020). Developing a hybrid evaluation approach for the low carbon performance on sustainable manufacturing environment, Annals of Operations Research (ABDC-A Category, SSCI, IF: 4.854).
  • Dilia, V., Pattusamy, P., Kumar, P., (2020). How psychological capital influences university students' academic performance, burnout, and boredom: The mediating role of study engagement, Current Psychology (SSCI, IF: 4.297).
  • Neha, B., Nivethitha, S & Pattusamy, M. Goal Clarity, (2020). Trust in Management and Intention to Stay: The Mediating Role of Work-Engagement, South Asian Journal of Human Resource Management (ESCI, ABDC, ABS).
  • Gopalan, N., & Pattusamy, M. (2020). Role of Work and Family factors in Predicting Career Satisfaction and Life Success, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (SSCI, IF: 3.390).
  • Gopalan, N., Pattusamy, M., Kamala, G., (2020). Role of support in work-family interface among university faculty in India, South Asian Journal of Business Studies (ESCI and Scopus).
  • Sreedharan, V. R., Pattusamy, M., Mohan, S., Persis, J.D., (2020). A systematic literature review on lean six sigma in financial services: key finding and analysis. International Journal of Business Excellence (Scopus).
  • Jacob, J. & Pattusamy, M., (2020). Examining the Inter-relationships of UTAUT Constructs in Mobile Internet Use in India and Germany. Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (ESCI, ABDC-B Category).
  • Weintraub, J., Pattusamy, M., & Dust, S. B. (2019). Mindful multitasking: Disentangling the effect of polychronicity on work–home conflict and life satisfaction. The Journal of social psychology (SSCI, IF: 2.712, ABDC-B Category).
  • Padmavathy, C., Lee, S., Pattusamy, M., Dey, M. K., & Swapana, M. (2018). The role of perceived benefits and personality traits on mobile instant messaging users’ responses. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 30(5), 1277-1293 (SSCI, IF: 3.979, ABDC-A Category).
  • Pattusamy, M., & Jacob, J. (2017). The mediating role of Family-to-Work Conflict and Work-Family Balance in the relationship between Family support and Family satisfaction: A Three Path Mediation Approach. Current Psychology (SSCI, IF: 4.297).
  • Pattusamy, M., & Jacob, J. (2017). A partial test of Greenhaus and Allen (2011) model. Current Psychology (SSCI, IF: 4.297).
  • Pattusamy, M., & Jacob, J. (2016). Testing the mediation of work–family balance in the relationship between work–family conflict and job and family satisfaction. South African Journal of Psychology (SSCI, IF: 1.440).
  • Working papers

    • Neha, B., & Pattusamy, M. Fear of COVID-19 and Students Learning Goal Orientation: Moderated Mediation Model on Emotional Regulation and Study Engagement.
    • Neha, B., & Pattusamy, M. Intention to stay and Happiness: A Moderated Mediation model on work-Engagement and Hope, Current Psychology (Submitted).
    • Pattusamy, M., & Jacob, J. Conceptualization and a test of Work-Family Balance as Reflective-Formative Type Construct.

    Workshops/FDPs

    • Organised a Webinar on Using Archival Data in Organizational Studies, 14-08-2020 (250 participants).
    • Organised a two day online workshop on Developing and Testing Moderation Models in Management Research between 22 and 23 August 2020 (115 participants).
    • Jointly Organised a three day online workshop on Outcome based Education & Online Course Design, Development and Delivery between 16 to 18th May 2020 with Department of education and education technology (194 participants).
    • Organised a one day online workshop on Article writing in Management and Social Sciences on 10th May 2020 (270 participants).
    • Organised a Free webinar on Reference Management using Endnote Software on 3rd May 2020 (248 participants).
    • Organised a one day online workshop on Understanding theoretical contribution in Management research on 29th April 2020 (101 Participants).
    • Organized a workshop on Publishing in AMJ on 20th September 2019 at School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad.
    • Organized a workshop on publishing in top tier journals on 24th August 2019 at School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad.
    • Five day workshop on Mediation, Moderation and Conditional Process analysis, between 17-21 April, 2019 at School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad.
    • Two day workshop on Business analytics between 15 and 17 April 2019 at School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad.
    • One day workshop on Social Network Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling on 16th December 2018 at School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
    • Five day workshop on Mediation, Moderation and Conditional Process analysis, between 20-25 November, 2018 at School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad.
    • Five day workshop on Structural Equation Modeling: Testing Mediation and Moderation Models, between 16-20 May, 2018 at School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad.