Dr Donald

Dr Donald

Qualification : M.A. Journalism and Communication and Ph.D. - Madras University

Email : donald@xlri.ac.in

Functional Area : General Management

Brief Profile  

Total Experience (in months)
 108 (as on 04-SEP-20)

Experience Detail  

  1. Faculty of Business/Managerial Communication at Xavier Institute of Management – 2012-14
  2. Faculty of Business Communication at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar – 2014-2020
  3. Taught in various schools such as School of Business Management, Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Sustainability, Business Finance and Media – 2012-2020.
  4. Courses Taught: Business/Managerial Communication, Societal Analysis, Corporate Sustainability, Development Ethics, Comprehensive Studies in Media, Corporate Leadership Communication, Pastoral Communication and other short courses.

Dr Donald

Dr Donald

Achievements and Research Interest/Area of Research Interests

Academic Distinction (Awards and Scholarships)

Adminstrative Distinction

  1. Director Finance - Xavier Institute of Management & Xavier University – 2013-2020
  2. Dean (Academics) - Xavier School of Communications, Xavier University - 2018 – 2020
  3. In-Charge - Infrastructural Development for the new University ‘Xavier University’ at Harirajpur, Pipli, Puri - 2013-2020
  4. Director - Xavier Council of Innovations (Sec 8 Company) – 2016 - …
  5. Coordinator – Xavier University Alumni Association (XUBAA) – 2017-2020
  6. Coordinator – Management Development Programs (MDP) and Centre at XIMB – 2012-14
  7. Acting Registrar – Xavier University – 2016 (for two months)
  8. Acting Vice-Chancellor – Xavier University – 2019 (for one month)
  9. Member of Board of Governors – Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar, Jamshedpur Jesuit Society and Invitee to the Governing Board of Xavier University – 2014-2020
  10. Member of the Governing Board of Xavier Emlyon Business School (XUB and Emlyon Business School Paris) – 2016-2020

Other Achievements

  1. Coordinator of JYOTI (Jamshedpur Youth Organisation for Tomorrow’s India –Jamshedpur, 1998-1999
  2. Administrator - Human Life Centre (HLC) Bhubaneswar - 1999-2000
  3. Project Director - Education for Slum Dweller in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India, 1999-2000
  4. Treasurer and Teacher: St. Xavier’s High School, Chaibasa, Jharkhand, India, 2006-‘07
  5. Treasurer and Teacher: Loyola School, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India, 2007-2008


  1. Business/Organizational/Corporate Communications
  2. Cross Cultural Communication and Management
  3. Corporate Leadership Communication
  4. Organizational Culture and Communication
  5. Media and Culture
  6. Societal Analysis and Development Ethics
  7. Sustainable Development and Corporate Sustainability

Faculty Development Programs Attended

Courses Taught

Consultancy Undertaken

In-Company Programs

Conducted Managerial training program for the employees of IFFCO – Paradeep; NALCO – Angul; DST – Bhubaneswar; DRDO – Jagdalpur, Power Grid Corporation, OES, OFS, GA Dept, L&T, Indian Oil, CTD, and other several in-house training programs at XIMB through its Management Development Programs.


Journal Articles-Refereed

  1. Research Article: Article on ‘Institution Building’ published by National Human Resource Network Journal.
  2. Book Chapter: Research paper on Communication and Corporate Culture in the edited book, “Towards Managerial Excellence” published by MacMillan Publications, New Delhi.
  3. Research Paper awarded as Best Theoretical Paper by Emerald Publishing House, New York: paper on “Employee Engagement in the production of Corporate Culture through symbolic interactionism”.
  4. Paper presentation at the international Conferences
    1. On ‘Corporate Governance at Work’ at Loyola College, Chennai.
    2. On ‘Organizational Citizenship Behavior towards Production of Managerial Culture’ at Bharatidasan Institute of Management (BIM), Tiruchirapalli.
    3. On ‘Organizational symbols and corporate culture’ in a Doctoral Colloquium at IIM (Indian Institute of Management), Ahmedabad.
    4. On ‘Jesuits response to Sustainability Leadership through University Education’ presented at Nairobi (Kenya) - IAJBS Conference.
    5. On ‘Employee engagement in the production of corporate culture’ at Baruch College, New York City University – Corporate Communication International (CCI Conference).
  1. Participation in the International Conferences:
    1. ASCSB conference at Tampa, Florida – USA
    2. IAJBS Conference (International Association of Jesuit B Schools) at Seoul - South Korea.

Published Research Monographs

Scholarly Books

Chapters in Scholarly books

Conference Proceedings-Refereed

Paper Presentations-Refereed

Text Books

Research Report

Working paper

Key note presentation

Published articles in newspapers/magazines

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