Prof. Pawan Kumar Singh is Professor in the area of Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource Management. He has been teaching for more than two decades at M.B.A. level programmes. He has taught at NITIE, Mumbai; IGNOU, New Delhi; Kanpur University; and Vikram University, Ujjain. Before joining academic career, he has worked with Bank of India as Industrial Relations Officer.
His teaching, training, research and consulting interests are on themes related to Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Human Values & Indian Ethos, Business Communication, and Developing Managerial Skills. He has provided consultancy in the area of Organisation Development and has worked as member of task force to rejuvenate state public sector organizations in M.P. Prof. Singh has guided research at doctoral level, and has evaluated several Ph. D. theses. He is member of editorial boards of reputed journals. He has published book on Managing Interpersonal Conflict. He has written more than twenty articles in journals and edited books, and has presented papers in more than forty seminars. He has also taught through teleconferencing, has developed teaching material for distance education mode, and has developed audiocassette on Interviewing Skills.
He has conducted more than 100 Management Development Programmes. During his MDPs he has interacted with more than eight thousand participants comprising of senior managers from public and private sectors, bureaucrats, editors, engineers, doctors, honourable judges, academicians, entrepreneurs and others. Some of the issues covered during Management Development Programmes are: Managerial Effectiveness; Managerial Skills for Technical Personnel; Communication Skills; Behavioural Skills for Managers; Interpersonal Skills and Conflict Handling; Self Development; Personality Development; Stress Management, Human Values and Indian Ethos; Team Building and Leadership; Creativity & Innovation for Excellence; Developing Positive Work Culture; HRD Approaches; Skills for Feedback, Coaching, Counseling, and Mentoring; Managing Discipline; Strategic Human Resource Management; Skills for Training Managers, and other related issues.
During his academic career he has supervised works related to academic administration being member of library committee, Hindi implementation committee, selection committee, academic committee, manpower committee, purchase & personnel committee etc. At IIM Indore he has also served as part-time CVO, Chair MDP, Chair OB & HRM Area, and as Officiating Director.
Apart from enjoying his profession he loves some other activities like writing poetry, playing cricket, singing, traveling, reading scriptures and quotations, and astronomy. His collection of shaayari on life management is under publication. His compilation of managerial sutras from more than 30 Sanskrit scriptures is also getting ready for publication. One of his favourite quotes is: We are always preparing to live but never living.
Singh, Pawan Kumar (2012); Building Interpersonal Attitudes and Skills: Insights from Dialogues in Raamcharitmaanas; In (Dr. Atul Pandey) Emerging Trends and Challenges in Management; New Delhi; Excel.
Singh, Pawan Kumar (2011); Accountability in Finance Management: Perspective of Human Resource Management; Prabandh & Taqniki, Vol.5.
Singh, Pawan Kumar (2011); A Holistic Approach Towards Professional Career for Youth; Prabandh & Taqniki, Vol.5.
Singh, Pawan Kumar (2011); Book Review of 'Tiya', Swami Samarpanananda; Indore Management Journal; Vol.2, Issue 3; Oct-Dec. 2010 released during 2011-12.
Singh, Pawan Kumar (2010); Organized Retail and Outsourcing: Challenges and Opportunities; Prabandh & Taqniki; Vol. 4/Oct. 2010, Pages 3-5.
Singh, Pawan Kumar (2010); E-governance in India: Perspectives and Challenges; The Indian Journal of Commerce, April-June 2010.
Singh, Pawan Kumar (2010); Rejuvenating Indian Textile Industry: Human Resource Interventions; Summary published in conference proceedings of 65th All India Textile Conference.
i) Jeevan Prabandhan kee Shaayaree, 2010