Curriculum Vitae

NameM. Joseph Arul
Date of birthMay 10, 1946
Total work experienceAbout 28 years (Cf. Job History, below.)
Educational qualification- Advanced FIRO Training from Dr. Will Schutz (1998 batch, California).
- Ph.D. on the interpersonal (FIRO:element-B) needs of managers and management students.
- M.A. in Psychology; MS University of Baroda-1972; first rank.
Position last held
Previous position
Professor & Head, Centre for Management Studies, DDIT, Nadiad.
Professor, Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA).
Experience: Job content ...1. Teaching in the regular graduate program and in MDPs:
2. In-company training
  • for Corporate Companies, Co-ops, NGOs and Forest Departments.
3.Administrative responsibilities
  • Co-ordinator, Admissions (May 1998 onwards)
  • Co-ordinator, Admissions (1988-1991)
  • Chairman, Faculty Induction & Dev. Committee (Mar. 1996-Jan. 1997)
  • Co-ordinator, The One-Year Postgraduate Programme (OYP1996-97)
  • Member, PRM Curriculum Review Committee (1997)
  • Chairman, OYP Review Committee (1994-95)
  • Member, Admissions Committee (1992 onwards)
  • Member, Staff Affairs Committee (1996-97)
4. Consultancy
  • An organizational study of the U.P. Apple and Fruit Growers' Co-operative Marketing Federation December 1987).
  • Public Distribution System in the Rural Areas of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh (may 1988).
  • Rural Development -- the ASSEFA way: A case study of Natham Block (October 1989).
  • Process Documentation of Joint Forest Management for an NGO (November 1996).
  • Self-Help Groups in the Kerala Horticulture Development Programme (May 1998).
Professional membership- Indian Academy of Applied Psychology
- The Indian Society of Extension Education
- The National HRD Network (India)
Papers written1. Measurement of attitudes (1977). Working paper #158, IIM-Ahmedabad.
2. Removal of untouchability: some social psychological aspects (1980). (Presented at the Seminar on Removal of Untouchability, Gujarat University.)
3. A study of IRMA admissions (1983).
4. HRD: Not Everyone's Cup of Tea (1989a). (Presented at the Seminar on Emerging Trends in HRD for Poverty Alleviation, NIRD, Hyderabad.)
5. Operation Flood and management development (1989b). Managemnt in Government , XXI (1-3), pp 91-97.
6. The elan vital of rural development (1992). Working paper #38, IRMA.
7. Managerial qualities of some Indian co-operative dairy managers. (Paper presented at the International Symposium on Rural Co-operatives, held at Anand, December 7-11, 1992.)
8. Managerial qualities in the Indian co-operative dairy sector (1993). Indian Dairyman, XLV (9), pp 391-399.
9. A comparative analysis of managerial attributes in five different agencies of rural development (1994). Working paper #51, IRMA.
10. Participatory Management of Forests (1998). Working paper #119, IRMA.
11. Elan in Rural Development (1999). New Renaissance: A Journal of Social and Spiritual Awakening, VIII (4), pp 22-23 & 40.
12. A book review (2000). "A New Moral Economy for India's Forests? " Published in The Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol. 55 #2, 212-213.

Job History:

Nov. 1998 to April 2000Centre for Management Studies, DDIT, Nadiad.

Professor & Head.

Visiting Faculty
Teaching & Administration.

Sep. 1994 to Oct. '98Institute of Rural Management, Anand.


Visiting Faculty
Teaching, Training & Consultancy.

Nov. 1989 to Aug. '94Institute of Rural Management, AnandAssociate Professor---- do ----
1988 to 1991 - do -Admissions Co-ordinatorThe whole function of admissions to the PG course.
Jan. 1986 to Oct. '89 - do -Assistant ProfessorTeaching & Consultancy
July 1980 to Dec. '85 - do -Faculty AssociateTeaching
July 1979 to Apr. '81Bhavan's Institute of Communication and Management, AhmedabadVisiting FacultyTeaching: Personnel Management
Jan. 1978 to June '80IIM-AhmedabadCourse AssociatePreparation of teaching material, setting questions, evaluation of exam papers and assignments on Organizational Behavior.
- do - - do - - do -Facilitator in workshops on Creative Problem Solving.
- do -National Institute of Design, AhmedabadVisiting FacultyTeaching: Psychology (as a foundation course)
Feb. 1975 to Dec. '77IIM-AhmedabadCourse AssistantAssisting the Faculty in the conduct of OB courses.
Oct. 1973 to Feb. '75 - do -Research AssistantAssisted in a project: Gujarat Government Agriculture Development Programme.
May 1973 to Oct. '73Space Application Centre (ISRO)Research AssistantAssistance in selection of villages and preparation of audience profiles for the Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE).
Aug. 1972 to Apr. '73Avery India LimitedSales RepresentativeProcuring orders for new goods and service contracts.
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