Dr Pranabesh Ray

Dr Pranabesh Ray

Qualification : PGDPM& I R (XLRI), Fellow - IIM Ahmedabad

Email : pray@xlri.ac.in

Functional Area : Human Resource Management

Experience Detail  

 1. XLRI 1990 - till date:

  • One-Year Management Programme for practicing managers (2000 - 2003)
  • Alumni  activities at XLRI Jamshedpur (1999 - 2001)
  • Personnel Management & Industrial Relations Area (1990 till 1999)
  •  Centre for HRD XLRI Jamshedpur (1994   Feb. 1997) 
  • Placement (Nov. 1996 - mid 1998)
  • Associate Dean - General Management Programme & Defence Programme
  • Dean (Academics (2010 - till date)
 2. Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation Ltd.(Power sector) (1977 - 1978)

 3. Bata India Ltd.(Consumer durable) (1979 - June 1980)

 4. National Textile Corporation (Textile sector) (July 1980 - Oct 1980)

 5. National Thermal Power Corporation (Power sector) (Nov 1980 - Feb 1981)

 6. East India Hotels [Oberoi Grand, Calcutta (Services & Hospitality) (March 1981 - June 1984

Dr Pranabesh Ray

Dr Pranabesh Ray

Courses Taught

  1. Industrial Relations - I
  2. Industrial Relations - III
  3. Industrial Relations
  4. Introduction to IR
  5. Fundamentals of IR
  6. Collective Bargaining
  7. Personnel Management
  8. Human Resource Management
  9. Course on Collective Bargaining in School of Business Administration & Graduate School of Business Loyola University, Chicago, USA, 2008

Consultancy Undertaken

1.Assessment of the Effectiveness of Employee Participation in a public sector organization (Mines & mineral sector),

2.Increasing the Manpower Productivity in a Public sector organization (Heavy Engineering sector),

3.Human Resource Planning and Effective Utilization of Manpower in a large Government Organization (Defence sector)

4.HR issues in Private Participation in Infrastructure : a case study of Orissa power reforms (World Bank sponsored study in the Power sector).

5.Organizational Restructuring and Cadre Review (Social security sector)

6.Organizational restructuring during Corporatization of a large State Public Utility Service (Power sector)

7.Designing and implementing the Performance Management System in a PSU (Two Organizations in the Transport sector and one in the Infrastructure sector)

8.Human Resource Planning (PSU in the manufacturing sector)

9.Human Resource Planning and its effective utilization (Defence sector)

In-Company Programs

  1. Apex Level Programme for General Managers for Ordnance Factories Board in May 2011
  2. Programme on Induatrial Relations for Tata Motor in June 2011 
  3. Programme on Performance Management for Bridge and Roof Company (India) Ltd. as a sequel to the Consultancy report in 2011 
  4. Programme on Industrial Relations & Discipline for DRDO  August 2012 
  5. Programme on Human Resource Management for DRDO  July 2013
  6. Programme on Human Resource Management for BPCL in 2013 
  7. Programme on Unionism in the emerging scenario for POWERGRID in March, 2013 
  8. Programme on Industrial Relations & Discipline for CESC  April 2013 
  9. Programme on Industrial Relations & Discipline for CESC  May 2013 
  10. Programme on Advanced Human Resource Management for BPCL in 2014 
  11. Programme on Roles and Responsibilities of union for collective decision making process, understanding NEEPCO`s business, financial position and Project Plans for NEEPCO   2014 
  12. Programme on Roles and Responsibilities of union for collective decision making process, understanding NEEPCO`s business, financial position and Project Plans for NEEPCO   2015 
  13. Programme on Roles and Responsibilities of union for collective decision making process, understanding NEEPCO`s business, financial position and Project Plans for NEEPCO   2016


Journal Articles-Refereed

1.A Contemporary Model of Industrial Relations: Relook from Global Perspective, Management & Labour Studies, February 2012

2.The essence of Human Resource Development, Personnel Today, Jan - March 2004

3.VRS and its effect on productivity and profitability of a firm , Indian Journal of Industrial Relations,?? July 2003, (co-authored with Kaustav De)

4.Managerial Remuneration Hindu Business Line, (co-authored with Ram Kumar Kakani) (2002)

5.XLRI Working Paper (7/2002) titled Managerial Remuneration Changing Guidelines, Fatter Pay Packets, and Incentives to Performance (co-authored with Ram Kumar Kakani)

6.Managing Separation in HRM in the New Era edited by Debi Saini, Response books, New Delhi,2000

7.The Impact of Downsizing on Surviving Employees in Organizations: An India Perspective, Management & Change, (July-December, 2000) (co-authored with Aparna Singh)

8.Labour, management must work in tandem, QUEST, The Statesman,October 6, 1999

9.Business Strategy, Managing Human Resources and Trade Unionism, Udyog Pragati (July-September ) 1997

10.Death and Resurrection In Human Resource management, QUEST, The Statesman,December 11, 1996

11.HRM in the liberalized economy in HRM Response to New Corporate Initiatives, edited by R. Satya Raju, 1996

12.In Search of Participation, Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 31 (2) October 1995.

13.Industrial Relations - Trade Unionism and HRD in the current context in Repositioning HRD : The Contemporary issues edited by K. C. D`Souza et el, 1995.

14.Are Trade Unions in India Withering Away, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 37(1), 1994 (co-authoured S Sadri).

15.Human Resources Management for the India of Tomorrow, Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 29(2) Oct. 1993 (co-authoured S Sadri).

Paper Presentations-Refereed

1.Managerial Remuneration in India of Changing Guidelines Pay packets &  Incentives to Performance in IABPAD conference at Tunica, Mississippi, USA 2004

2. Current Status of HRM and its Impact on Industries paper presented at the  Annual conference of NIPM, 1999

3.New Economic Order : TU Response & Reforms with a Human Face paper  presented at the National seminar on Global HRM : Strategies for the new millennium in Andhra University, 1998. Chaired a session on HRM strategies and Work Culture in the same seminar

4.Managing Separation, paper presented at the National Seminar at Visakhapatnam, 1997.Exit and retention strategies, paper presented at the seminar on HRM: Tuning for the 21st Century at Calcutta, 1998

Cases developed for Teaching purpose

  1. Bharat Steels Limited
  2. Hindustan Metal Ltd.
  3. Promotion of Bindu Prasad
  4. Promotion of Nand Kumar as mechanic
  5. Promotion of Mr. Aditya Jha
  6. Seva charitable hospital 
  7. The Resignation of Saikat Bose
  8. The Saga at Steelco
  9. Golden foods
  10. Lal Strawberries (Role play)
  11. J P S Steel pvt. Ltd. (Role play)
  12. His Excellency Hotels (Role play)
  13. Lal Strawberries (Role play)
  14. Teej group of hotels (Role play)
  15. Glowing electronics ltd. (Role play)
  16. The automatic attendance registration system
  17. Durgapur Dairy (A) & (B)

Other Professional Activities

Co-ordinating/Organizing Workshop/Conferences /MDPs

  1. Strategic Industrial Relation (Five days Each Year) in 2011, 2013, 2015 
  2. Effective Performance Management (Five days Each Year) in 2013, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Membership of Professional Bodies

  1. Member of the Academic Council, XLRI, Jamshedpur (1990 - 1999 and from 2005 till date)
  2. Member on the Editorial Board of Management and Labour Studies published by XLRI Jamshedpur till 2005
  3. Member HRD panel of the CII Eastern region ( Bihar, India )
  4. Member on the editorial board of the HRD Newsletter published jointly by National HRD Network and XLRI, Jamshedpur between 1994 to 1997
  5. Life member of National Institute of Personnel Management
  6. Life member of Indian Industrial Relations Association