He has a rare blend of Industry, Consulting and Teaching experience spanning 29 years. Started his professional career as Management Trainee – Technical at Brooke Bond (I) Ltd. and he has also worked for Gujarat Narmada Auto Ltd. and Carborundum Universal Ltd. in Product Engineering and Marketing functions in different executive positions for about 4 years. He also had a brief stint as Management Consultant at Besant Raj Consultants (P) Ltd. before taking up academic career. He has a total teaching experience of 22 years at the MBA level at reputed institutions viz. SOM, Pondicherry University, PSG Institute of Management and GRD Institute of Management. He has taught at many In-company Training Programmes and short term Executive Development Programmes. He has also completed 4 sponsored and funded projects as Co-Principal Investigator – 2 of them for Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. and 2 for Tata Energy Research Institute. He has passed the UGC Test for Eligibility for Lecturership in Management in 1991.
Research & Scholarship Interests
Retailing, Services Marketing, Business Marketing and International Marketing. Journal PublicationsJournal / Conference Publications
Swamy, D & Nedunchezhian, VR (2014), "Factors Influencing Supermarket Choice", European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, Issue 62, pp. 76-88.
Swamy, D (2013), "Relaunching 'More' Supermarkets in Coimbatore", Castle - The Biannual Case Journal of Jansons School of Business, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 37-45.
Swamy, D (2013), "Supermarket Choice Criteria: A factor analysis approach", 7th NASMEI International Conference 2013, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai.
Swamy, D (2013), "Factors Influencing Customers in their Supermarket Choice", Tenth AIMS International Conference on Management, IIM Bangalore.
Swamy, D & Srikanth, J (2003), "A Comprehensive Study on Socio-Economic and Environmental Implications of Wind Energy Generation in Coimbatore, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari Districts of Tamil Nadu", Proceedings of the International Conference on New Millennium - Alternative Energy Solutions for Sustainable Development, organised by Solar Energy Society of India, New Delhi and School of Energy, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, pp. 392-397.