Guest Faculty

Dr Vinay Venkatrai Prabhu

Department of Psychology


  1. Industrial Psychology
  2. Organizational Behavior
  3. Applied Psychology



Mangalore University,
Bachelor of Arts (BA)


University of Bombay
Master Of Arts (MA)


University of Mumbai


  • 1993-2021 – Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology – Nagindas Khandwala College of Commerce and Arts, Mumbai
  • 1992-1993 – Lecturer – St. Xavier's College, Mumbai

Research Interest

  • Psychological Capital
  • Resistance to Change

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2012 – Minor Research Project on 'A study of Organizational Culture in Private and Public Sector Banks.' – funded by the University of Mumbai


  • Life member of Bombay Psychological Association.


  • Building Psychological Capital to Prepare Students to meet the Challenges of Diversity and Inclusiveness in the Workplace. Shodh Sarita (Jan-Mar, 2020), Vol.7 Issue 25 (ISSN-2348-2397)
  • A Study of the Relationship between Self-Esteem, Perceived Social Support and Academic Performance. Research Chronicler (August, 2018), Vol. VI Spl. Issue II (ISSN: 2321 – 4023)
  • A Study of the Impact of Self Esteem and Psychological Capital on Resistance to Change. Journal of Psychology (2016-17), Vol: IX. ISSN: 2321 - 4023
  • The Impact of Gender, Age and Work Tenure on Psychological Capital. Research Horizons (September, 2017), Volume 7 (ISSN 2229 - 38SX)
  • Resistance to Change: A Study of Gender Differences among College Teachers. Social Inclusion Through Women Empowerment and Improvement in Higher Education (ISBN:978-81-924836-5-8)
  • The Impact of Organizational Commitment and Organizational Trust on Resistance to change. Nav Manthan (June, 2016), Vol. 3, Issue 1(ISSN 2349 -7327)
  • The Impact of Organizational Trust on Resistance to Change. Podar Prabodhan (2016), Vol. 4 (ISSN: 2454 – 6739)
  • The Impact of Psychological Capital on Resistance to Change. Revelation (June, 2016), Vol. XV (ISSN 0975-1211)
  • Individual and Organizational factors affecting Resistance to Change: A Review of Literature. Published in Conference Proceedings
  • A Study of work-life balance among Managers of Public and Private sector Banks. SFIMAR Research Review (2013), Vol. 8, Issue 2, pgs 2-27. (ISSN 0975-895X)
  • “A Study of the Attitude towards Change among College” published in Educational Techniques: Teaching, Learning and Quality Enhancement. Khandwala Publishing House (ISBN:978-81-924836-0-3)
  • 2011: “A Study of Managerial Attitudes towards Performance Management Systems” published in Business Excellence through Innovative HR Practices. Excel Books (ISBN 978-81-7446-976-2)
  • “A study of Ethical Beliefs and Behaviors in College Students” published in Contemporary Scenario in Higher Education: Employability, Values, Opportunities and Challenges. J.V. Publishing House (ISBN 978-81-88818-57-0)
Authored books
  • Human Resource Management. (ISBN: 978-93-89365-37-5)
  • Organizational Behavior. (ISBN: 978-93-89365-18-4)
  • Foundations of Human Skills. (ISBN: 978-93-89132-63-2)
  • Psychology At Work. (978-93-89132-23-6)
  • Introduction to Media Psychology. (ISBN:978-93-88440-24-0)
  • Psychology for Beginners (for FYJC)
  • Psychology (for SYJC)
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology (for TYBA)
  • General Psychology (for FYA)
  • Social Psychology (For SYBA)

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