Dr. K Karthikeyan M.B.A., Ph.D,. (NET Qualified)

Professor & Head




  • Teaching Experience in Saranathan College of Engineering - 17 Years 3 Months

Achievements / Certifications

  •   Anchored a F2F talk show on Entrepreneurship titled "முடிவெடு முன்னேறு" by interviewing an entrepreneur about his success and challenges faced. To Watch: Video 1 / Video 2
  •   Authored a Serialized Write up in Dinamalar on every Sunday titled "தீர்வை நோக்கி" from Oct 2015- Dec 2015 (10 Weeks)
  •   Authored an article titled "சாத்தியமே" in Vijayabharatham- A National magazine( Monthly) in Diwali edition (Nov2015)
  •   Authored an Article titled "சொல்வதைச்செய்வோம். செய்வதைச்செல்வோம்" published in Dinamalar on every Sunday from June 2015 to September 2015 which is catering to the expected behavior of students, parents and the society.
  •   He authored an article entitled "பாஸ்போர்ட்டும் விசாவும்" in Dinamalar-Tamil Daily which was published every Sunday as an ongoing episode consecutively in the month of August 2014.
  •   Anchored MD of M/s Mangal & Mangal ,Trichy in "முடிவெடு முன்னேறு" 2016 Entrepreneur show.
  •   Qualified for UGC NET (Management) in Dec 2012


International Journals - 14    

  • Mahalakshmi.V, K. Karthikeyan, "An Empirical evaluation of customer satisfaction and customer loyalty towards the services rendered by both private and public sector banks in Tamil Nadu", InderScience-International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBX), Vol. 16, Issue. 2, Sep 2018, Anna University Annexure I

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, R.Murali, "Happiness and Post Purchase Intention of Online Shopper Behaviour on Encountering a Service Recovery among Students Community of Tiruchirapalli District", Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. 5, Issue. 10, Nov 2015

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, Dhivakar, Sakthi Bala, "An Empirical Study on Psychological Characteristics Of Women Entrepreneurship Among Students Of Trichirapalli District", Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. 5, Issue. 1, Oct 2015

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, Christeena Sheela, "An empirical study on impact of performance appraisal in small and medium scale enterprises in Tamilnadu - India", European journal of economics and administrative sciences, Issue. 64, Apr 2014, ISSN:1450-2275

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "An Empirical Study on Effectiveness of Performance appraisal System in Medium scale enterprises at Tiruchirapalli-Tamilnadu", European journal of economics and administrative sciences, Issue. 63, Feb 2014, ISSN:1450-2275

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, R.Murali, "An Empirical Study on relationships between Customer Satisfaction, Service Quality attributes and Customer Loyalty in the Retail Banking Sector", Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. 4, Issue. 3, Apr 2014

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, Christeena Sheela, "Evaluating the Financial Health of Pharmaceutical Industry in India through Z score model", International Journal of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Research, Vol. 5, May 2012

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, Christeena Sheela, "Financial Performance of Pharmaceutical Industry in India", European journal of economics and administrative sciences, Issue. 53, Sep 2012, ISSN:1450-2275

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, Christeena Sheela, "Financial Strength-A study of Redington India Limited, Tamilnadu", International journal of research in computer Applications and Management, Vol. 1, Issue. 8, Oct 2011

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "Impact of Mobile Advertising in consumers purchase decision- empirical investigation", Journal of Asian Business Management, Vol. 3, Issue. 2, Jul-Dec 2011, Impact Factor : 0.75, ISSN:0974-8636

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "Impact of Training in Indian Banking Sector - Empirical Investigation", International Journal of Business and Management (Canada)I, pp. 1833-38, Vol. 5, Issue. 7, Jul 2010, Impact Factor : 1.5, ISSN:1833-3850

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "Trends in Indian Retail Shopping Behavior An empirical Investigation", The Journal of Business and Retail Management Research (UK) I, pp. 1751-82, Vol. 5, Issue. 2, Oct 2010, Impact Factor : 2, ISSN:1751-8202

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "An empirical study on consumers attitude towards the services of insurance companies in India", Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business (UK), Vol. 2, Issue. 6, Oct 2010, ISSN:2073-7122

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "Impact of Knowledge Management practices in Indian Automobile Industry - An empirical investigation", International Journal of Information Technology and Knowledge management, Vol. 3, Issue. 2, Jul-Dec 2010, ISSN:0973-4414

National Journals - 12   

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "Financial Performance of Pharmaceutical Industry Using Dupont analysis",International Journal of Global Business management and Research, Vol. 1, Issue. 1, Aug 2012

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, Bharath, Ranjith, "Empirical study on Investors perception towards Mutual fund products through banks",Vision Journal of Business Perspective, Vol. 16, Issue. 2, Apr 2012, Impact Factor : 1.2

  • Dr. K.Karthikeyan, R.Murali, "Determination and Validation of Retail Service Quality Index (RSQI) in apparel stores among Madurai City",Technia Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 1, Issue. 7, Apr 2012

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "An empirical study- Causes and Measures for road accident from the perspective of State owned Transport Corporation in India",Gyan Management, Vol. 4, Issue. 1, Jan-Jun 2010

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "An empirical study on Indian Retail shopping behavior",Pranjana a Journal of Management Awareness, Vol. 13, Issue. 1, Jan-Jun 2010, ISSN:0971-9997

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "From Competencies to Organizational Performance",Tecnia Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 4, Issue. 2, Oct-Mar 2010, Impact Factor : 0.75, ISSN:0975-7104

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "An empirical study on consumers perception towards Korean Mobiles in Chennai City",IUP Journal of Management Research, Vol. 8, Issue. 12, Dec 2009, ISSN:0972-5342

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "An empirical study on organizational climate of a BPO company",Management Researcher, Vol. 17, Issue. 1, Jul-Sep 2010

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "An empirical study on employee retention strategies in IT sectors",International Journal of Marketing and Management Research (E-Journal), Vol. 2, Issue. 5, May 2011

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "Management Students perception towards Production and Operations as a discipline",Asia Pacific Journal of Research in Business Management ( E-Journal), Vol. 2, Issue. 8, Aug 2011, ISSN:2229-4104

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "Core concepts in management",HRD Times, Vol. 8, Issue. 10, Oct 2006

  • Dr. K. Karthikeyan, "Winning Tactics",HRD Times, Vol. 8, Issue. 3, Mar 2006

Guest Lecture Delivered / Invited Talks

  • "Delivered Speech in AIR (All India Radio)-Rainbow FM 102.1 for the program titled Santhipom Sinthipom" on 15th Dec,2015.
  • "Inaugurated the Business Management Association and delivered a talk on Winning Tactics" organized by St.Joseph's College at Trichy on 2nd July,2015.
  • "Inaugurated the Association for Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs" organized by Bishop Heber College at Trichy on 10th July,2015.
  • "Delivered a Special lecture in Entrepreneurship Development Programme entitled -Igniting the Possibilities" organized by MAMCET at Trichy on 16th July 2015.
  • "Scope of MBA in the Present Scenario at Dinamalar Jeithu Kattuvom" organized by Shrimathi Indra Gandhi College at Trichy.
  • "Writing and Learning Skills for Higher secondary students at various schools in Mayiladutharai and Nagapattinam" organized by Dinamalar- Tamil News Daily.
  • "An Art of Research Writing and Analysis using SPSS 14.0" organized by MIET Engineering College at Trichy.
  • "Yes you can- A Winning Manuever A motivational talk to I Year Engineering students" organized by Mother Terasa College of Engineering and Technology.
  • "Time Management, Interview Tactics and Presentation Skills" organized by Kongunadu Polytechnic College at Thottiam,Trichy.
  • "Winning Tactics- A Motivational Talk" organized by Vivekananda Institute of Management at Tanjore.
  • "Served as a Jury in Campion high school for Campo fest" on 22-10-2016.
  • "Inaugurated MBA classes for the batch 2016-18 and delivered an inaugural address at OAS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT" on 21-07-2016.
  • "Addressed in a National seminar conducted by Dept of Business Administration ,St Josephs College, Trichy" on 14-12-2016.
  • "Addressed +2 Students in the program Kalvi Vazhikatti in Lalgudi" on 09-07-2016.
  • "Delivered a Special Talk under the theme "Bridging Teacher and Student" in Mahatma Gandhi Centenary Vidhyalaya (CBSE), Trichy" on 14-10-2016.

Book Publication

  • "Kaiarugay Vettri" A Book on Personality Development in Tamil, during the year 2013
  • Authored a Personality development book in Tamil(Kaiarugay Vettri).
  • "MANASUKKU ORU CHECK POST" Book published by Narmatha Pathipagam, Chennai


  • Research Supervisor for Reputed Universities (Anna University, Bharathiar University & Periyar Univesity, Tamilnadu).
  • Produced One Ph.D (Management) in the year of 2015.
  • Presently Guiding 8 Ph.D Research Scholars in the broad field of Management.
  • Motivational Speaker and Author for Personality development write ups in daily newspaper (Dinamalar).
  • Presently Guiding 7 Ph.D Research Scholars in the broad field of Management.
  • Two Research Scholars awarded PhD in Management under his guidance.
  • Published more than 25 research articles in National and International Journals.
  • Served as a Resource person for various Research Methodology workshops conducted by reputed institutions.
  • Anchoring a Program in S TV titled " Arimugam ithu thozil mugam" ( Interviewing Successful Business persons in their business unit ) every Sunday @ 9.30 AM


  • An active member in MMA Trichy chapter