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July 1, 2010
Professor & Area Chair - OB & HR

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C. SURIYAPRAKASH, PhD, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Jansons School of Business, has International Accreditation as Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA) in the organisational field. He is a Master Practitioner in NLP. He has nearly three decades experience in the industry, teaching MBAs, and industrial training, counselling, coaching and consultancy. His specialties include Organisational Behaviour, Applied Behavioural Sciences and Human Relations Development. His research interests are on personality and leadership studies from the Indian philosophical perspective. He was the Co-chair of the Training Standards Committee, Training and Certification Council of Transactional Analysts, USA (T&CC). He was Vice-President-Operations (2007-2009) and Vice-President, Research and Innovation (2010-2012), President (2015-2017) of the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA). Currently he is Vice President – Professional Standards of the ITAA and Trustee, South Asian Association of Transactional Analysts (SAATA). He is Trustee of Child First Society and Yellow Train School.

Suriyaprakash co-founded Relations Institute of Development, in 1995, to provide Organisational Development Training, Coaching and Counselling. He has trained thousands of managers, executives, factory employees, teachers, students, social workers and parents. His specialty in organisational development, with TA includes, creating awareness, leadership, team building, problem-solving, conflict resolution, group dynamics, communication and motivation.

His advanced training in Developmental Transactional Analysis attracts  managers, trainers, consultants and counsellors from all over India and abroad for the international accreditation as Certified Transactional Analysts in the field of Organisational Development and Counselling. He regularly participates and presents papers in national and international conferences.

Recipient of the Muriel James Living Principles Award 2013 of the ITAA, and the Service Award 2022 of SAATA, his passion includes study in the fields of personality, leadership, wellbeing and Indian philosophy.

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Personality and Leadership Studies, Indian Philosophy (Vedanta) and Management, Rehumanising Work

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International Publications:
Suriyaprakash C., and George, S. (2015). “The Many Facets of Conflict: People, Systems, and Causes”. Transactional Analysis Journal. Vol. 45(4) 270-275 DOI: 10.1177/0362153715608855

Suriyaprakash C. (2014). Embracing Eternity: A Psychophilosophical Exploration of Death from the Vedantic Frame of Reference. Transactional Analysis Journal, 1-13. DOI: 10.1177/0362153714560336.

Sreenivasan, V.G., and Suriyaprakash (2019). Research into the Relationship between Ego States and Neuroticism among Indian Males and Females. International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research & Practice. Vol. 10 Issue. 2.

Suriyaprakash C. (2016). ‘Unravelling the Mystery of Ethics’. SAATA Journal. Vol. 2, No.1, 23-31.

Suriyaprakash C. (2011). Ethics in Organizations: My Eastern Philosophical Perspective. Transactional Analysis Journal, 41:2.

Suriyaprakash.C., & Mohanraj.I.A. (2006). Transactional imago. In G. Mohr & T. Steinert (Eds.), Growth and change for organizations: Transactional analysis new developments 1995 – 2006. Pleasanton, CA: International Transactional Analysis Association 164 – 172.

National Publications:
Suriyaprakash, C., and Stephan, C. (2022). The Development and Validation of the Organisational Ethical Behaviour Questionnaire of Medical Representatives. International Journal of humanities, Law and Social Sciences. Vol. IX, Issue I: 2022, 162-173.

Suriyaprakash, C., and Stephan, C. (2022). A Qualitative Study on the Factors Contributing to Organizational Ethical Behaviour of Medical Representatives. International Journal of Economic Perspectives.16(2), 83-98. https://ijeponline.org/index.php/journal

Suriyaprakash, C., and Reema, P.M. (2020). Factors of Turnover Intention among Migrant Workers in Steel Manufacturing Companies. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. Volume 9, Issue 10(8).

Suriyaprakash, C., and Reema, P.M. (2020). A Qualitative Study to Identify the Issues of Employers Employing Migrant Workers. IITM Journal of Management and IT. 38-44.

Balathandayuthapani, M., and Suriyaprakash, C. (2016). Impact of Personal Profile on Service Quality and Service Recovery on Customer Loyalty, Pertaining to Generation Y Customers of Online Retailers. International Journal of Business and Administration Research Review. Vol. 3, Issue.15, 156-164.

Suriyaprakash, C. (2014). Leader-Member Relationship: Influence of Personality and Leadership Styles. Managing Services in Competitive Environment. AIMS International, IIM-B and IBA.

Suriyaprakash C. (2012). Time for a new Avatar? Revitalising the Debate on Ethics for a New Global Vision. Purushartha, IV, II.

Suriyaprakash.C (2003). Compatibility analysis of teacher-student relationship: An empirical study using transactional analysis. In Nandagopal, R & Krishnaveni, R (Eds). Contemporary Trends in Business Research. Coimbatore: Allied Publishers.

National Publications:
• International Transactional Analysis Association, USA
• South Asian Association of Transactional Analysts, India
• Institute of Developmental Transactional Analysis, UK
• Institute for Counselling and Transactional Analysis, Kochi
• Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science, New Delhi
• National HRD Network, New Delhi
• Divyodaya-centre for inter religious harmony, Coimbatore
• Global Facilitators Network, Dubai
• International Association for Business, Commerce and Technology Faculty

Conference/Seminar/Workshop Presentations Made:
Outside India:

• International TA Conference, ITAA, Sydney, Australia . July 2001. “Relationship Analysis”.

• Study Meeting on Global Leadership Development Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), Tokyo Dec 20, 2007, Tokyo, Japan. “Transformational Leadership”.

• ITAA International Conference, ITAA, Johannesburg, South Africa, August 2008. “Transactional Imago”.

• ITAA International Conference, ITAA, Montreal, Canada, Aug 2010. “Transactional Analysis of Transformational Leadership”.

• South Asian Management Forum, AMDISA, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 2011. “Dharma-Karma and Transformational Leadership”.

• “Organisational TA NOW”. July 6-9, 2014, World TA Conference of the International TA Association, San Francisco, USA

• “Failure and loss – tapping into the physis in organisations”, July 29-Aug 1, 2016, International TA Conference, International TA Association, Sydney, Australia.

• “Rehumanizing the Workplace”, Radio Interview: Dr. Monica Sharma, Oct 23, 2018, dreamvisions7radio.com, USA.

• Examiner, International Board of Certification, ITAA, USA, July 6-7, 2020, Online TSTA Exams.

• Examiner at the Exams of the International Board of Certification TSTA Exams, January 29-30, 2021, Online. International Board of Certification, San Francisco, USA.

• Training Endorsement Workshop, May 13-15, 2022, International Board of Certification, San Francisco, USA, Online.

• “Physis at the Core of Resilience and Recovery”, June 4, 2022, International Transactional Analysis Association, USA, Online.

• “International Trainers Meeting”, European Association of Transactional Analysis, Dublin, Ireland. July 4, 2023.

• Examiner at the Exams of the Council of Certification TSTA Exams, July 5-6, 2023. European Association of Transactional Analysis, Dublin, Ireland.

• Board of Trustees Meeting, International Board of Certification, Dublin, Ireland.

In India:
• National Seminar on Services Marketing, CIMAT, Coimbatore. “Need for HR in Service Industries”.

• National Seminar on ‘Management in Transition’, Madras University, “PCMM in Manufacturing Industries”.

• National Seminar on ‘Technology Management’, Kongu Engineering College, Erode. “QWL Considerations while Selecting Technology”.

• National Seminar on ‘Business Initiatives’, GRDIM, Coimbatore. “Campus Culture”.

• National Seminar on ‘Business Research’, PSGIM, Coimbatore. “Relationship Analysis of Student-Teachers in an Institute of Higher Education: an empirical study”.

• National TA Conference, ICTA, Kovalam. “Transactional Imago”.

• Diploma in Counselling (TA & NLP), Dhaka, Bangladesh. “Faculty of the programmed offered by Bangladesh Institute of Management”.

• National TA Conference, ICTA, Thrissur, Jan 2005. “Transactional Imago”.

• National TA Conference, ICTA, Chennai, Jan 2006. “Transactional Imago”.

• National TA Conference, ICTA, Aluva, Jan 2007. “Transactional Imago”.

• First SAATA Conference, SAATA, Coimbatore, Dec 2007. “Transactional Imago”.

• National TA Conference, ICTA, Pune, May 2008. “Transactional Imago”.

• National TA Conference, ICTA, Pune, “Family Therapy”.

• National Seminar on Life Skills, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur, India, Sep 2009, “Transactional analysis for enhancing excellence in life skills education and lifelong learning”.

• Third SAATA Conference, SAATA, Calicut. “Transformational Leadership”.

• National TA Conference, ICTA, Chertala, May 2011. “Action Learning”.

• Diploma in Counselling (TA & NLP), Asha-ASK, Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 2011. “Faculty of the programmed offered by Bangladesh Institute of Management”.

• World TA Conference, ITAA-EATA Bilbao, Spain, August 7-9, 2011. “Participated as VP-Research and Innovation of the ITAA”.

• International Conference on ‘Spiritual Paradigm for Surmounting global Management Crisis’, School of Management Science, Varanasi in association with University of California San Bernardino, Feb 24-26, 2012. “Time for a new Avatar? Revitalising the Debate on Ethics for a New Global Vision”.

• “Transformational Leadership and Transactional Analysis”, August 10, 2012. International Transactional Analysis Conference, Chennai

• “Leader-member Relationship: Influence of Personality and Leadership Styles”, Jan 6-9, 2013, International Conference in Management, Association of Indian Management Scholars, IIM-Bangalore.

• “Wisdom Leadership”. December 7, 2013, 35th Anniversary Conference of the Transactional Analysis Study Circle, Madras, Hotel Westin Park, Chennai.

• “Wisdom Leadership: a Meta Analysis of the Spiritual-based Leadership Research Programme from The Bhagavad Gita Perspective”. January 9-10, 2014. International Conference on “Ethical leadership: The Indian Way” at IFIM Business School, Bangalore.

• “Supervision in Transactional Analysis Practice”, Multi-Level Learning, January 10-11, 2015. South Asian Association of Transactional Analysts, Ashirvad, Bangalore.

• “Social Transformation in Organisations” National Confrerence of the Institute for Counselling and Transactional Analysis, Cochin, June 17-21, 2015. St. Ann’s Retreat cum Seminar Centre, Hyderabad.

• “I, We, It: Tools to Build Winning Organisations” at ‘saying hello!’ regional meet on TA and human development, September 26-27, 2015. Relations Institute of Development at UTC, Bangalore.

• Resource Faculty, Multi Level Training, SAATA, Chennai, January 9-10, 2016. “Supervision”.

• “TA 101: Official International Introductory Course on Transactional Analysis”. July 26-27, 2016. 24[7], Bangalore.

• Organised and presented at the Faculty Development Programme on HR. Theme: Work Life Integration: Challenges and best practices, Dec 15-16, 2016, Jansons School of Business, Coimbatore.

• Multi-Level Training, SAATA, Chennai, January 7-8, 2017. “Resource faculty in the Regional TA Meet”.

• “Stewardship for New Emergence”, Stage 1, April 3-6, 2017, Unity Pavilion and Svaram, Auroville.

• “Stewardship for New Emergence” Stage 2, May 30-June 2, 2017. Unity Pavilion and Svaram, Auroville.

• Transactional Analysis for Organisation Development, August 28-29, 2017, Seed-TLC, Bengaluru.

• “Quality of Work life”, November 29, 2017, Ashok Leyland, Hosur.

• “Transactional Analysis for Organisation Development-Module 1 of 6”, Dec 18-19, 2017, Infosys BPO, Pune.

• Multi-Level Learning on theme “Bridges and Walls: Roles and Boundaries”. January 6-7, 2018. South Asian Association of Transactional Analysts, Vidyadeep College, Bangalore.

• “Kick Start – Management Development Program”, February 16, 2018, Uno Minda, NCR, Delhi.

• “Kick Start – Management Development Program”, February 22, 2018, Uno Minda, Pune.

• “Transactional Analysis for Organisation Development”, March 5-6, 2018, Infosys BPO, Pune.

• “Exam Writing Workshop”, for South Asian Association of Transactional Analysts (SAATA), March 31, 2018, Sparsh Foundation, Bangalore.

• “Stewardship for New Emergence” for staff and neighbouring villagers of Auroville, April 1-3, 2018, Unity Pavilion, Auroville.

• “Transactional Analysis for Organisation Development”, April 7-8, 2018, Infosys BPO, Pune.

• “Stewardship for New Emergence”, June 16-17, 2018, Satya Special School, Puducherry.

• “TA for Personal Leadership”, August 10-11, 2018, Motilal Oswal Securities Limited, Bengaluru.

• “Transactional Analysis for Organisation Development”, Sep 27-18, 2018, Infosys BPO, Pune.

• “Transactional Analysis 101”, Oct 31-Nov 1, 2018, Ipdidah, Delhi.

• “Transactional Analysis for Organisation Development-Final Module”, Dec 3-5, 2018, Infosys BPO, Pune.

• “TA 101: Official International Introductory Course on Transactional Analysis”, Dec 13-14, 2018, 24[7], Bangalore.

• Multi-Level Learning on theme “Individual and Groups”, January 5-6, 2019, South Asian Association of Transactional Analysts, Hotel Westin Park, Chennai.

• “TA 101: Official International Introductory Course on Transactional Analysis”, Feb 25-26, 2019, Abbott, Mumbai at Mussoorie.

• “Developmental Transactional Analysis for Counsellors and Coaches”, September 28-29, 2019, Ipdidah, Delhi.

• “Developmental Transactional Analysis for Counsellors and Coaches“, November 23-24, 2019, Ipdidah, Delhi.

• “Developmental Transactional Analysis for Counsellors and Coaches”, December 7-8, 2019, Ipdidah, Delhi.

• “TA 101 – Introduction to Transactional Analysis”, January 17-18, 2020, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

• “Interpersonal Effectiveness for Managers-1”, January 8, 2020, Titan Industries, Hosur.

• “Interpersonal Effectiveness for Managers-2”, February 5, 2020, Titan Industries, Hosur.

• “Alignment-Leadership Development for MBAs”, March 14, 2020, Breakthrough Outbound, Anaikatty.

• “TA 101 – Introduction to Transactional Analysis”, May 23-24, 2020, Online, Relations Institute of Development, Coimbatore.

• “Radical Transformational Leadership for Covid Support”, July 23, August 6, 20, September 3, 17, 2020. Online. Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

• “Embracing Change and Empowering Self”, August 8, 2020. Online, TA Study Circle of Madras, Chennai.

• “Emotional Intelligence”, August 13, 2020. Online, School of Business and Management, Christ University, Bangalore.

• “Work-Life Integration August 28, 2020, Parul Institute of Business Administration, Parul University, Waghodia, Gujarat.

• “Personal Leadership”, November 17, 2020. Online, AMET University, Chennai.

• “Leadership Development through Adventure”, November 28-29, 2020, Camp Splendour, Thirumoorthy Dam, Udumalpet.

• International Conference on Innovative Practices In Business and Management During the Contemporary Era, March 18, 2021. Online, Department of Business Administration, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Tiruchirapalli.

• “Men and Emotions”, March 19, 2021. Online, Infinum Growth, Bengaluru.

• “Exam Markers Workshop”, May 13, 2021, Online, SAATA.

• “Stewardship for Social Transformation”, June 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 2021. Online, Tamarai, Auroville in association with Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

• “Multi-Level Learning” on theme ‘Physis’. January 8-9, 2022. Online by South Asian Association of Transactional Analysts. www.saata.org.

• “Change in Troubled Times” at the online MDP on “Innovation, Digitalization and Change Management”, March 22, 2022, Department of Management Studies, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.

• “Every day Ethical Thinking”, March 23, 2022, Navgati, Bengaluru.

• “The Power of Personal Leadership” at the Leadership Training Series, April 4, 2022, Department of Business Administration, St.Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Trichy.

• TA Talks on “Beauty is in the Process”, June 12, 2022, South Asian Association of Transactional Analysts.

• “Empowering Conversations”, 2-day training for HR team, September 5-6, 8-9, 2022, Mahindra Leadership University, Nashik.

• “Wellbeing” at Bharathi Park Ladies Club, Coimbatore. March 16, 2023. Online.

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