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Sanjay Menon

Name: Dr. Sanjay T. Menon

Title: Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Management

Start Year at LSUS: 2002

Credentials: Ph.D (McGill Univ.); SPHR

Department: Management/Marketing Department

School: School of Business

College: College of Business

Office Location: Administration AD-242

Office Phone: 318-797-5247

Office Fax: 318-798-4120


Office Hours:

By appointment only 

Teaching Assignments:

International Business

Research Interests: Major research interests are in the area of empowerment and charismatic leadership. Other research interests include supply chain management, managerial resourcefulness, work design, careers & role transitions, and international human resource management.

Selected Publications:

Menon, S. T. (2019) "A quarter century of management research in South Asia - II: India and Pakistan", South Asian Journal of Business Studies, 8 (1): 81-104.

Menon, S. T. (2016). A Quarter Century of Management Research in South Asia - I: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.  South Asian Journal of Global Business Research, 5(1):2-31. [Winner: 2017 Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence

Menon, S. T. (2016). Gender Equality in Public Services: Chasing the Dream.  South Asian Journal of Human Resources Management, 3(2): 205-208..

Menon, S. T. (2015). Stress and Work: Perspectives on Understanding and Managing Stress. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 32(2):139-140. 

Arceniega, M. L. & Menon, S. T. (2013).  The Power of Goal Internalization: Studying Psychological Empowerment in a Venezuelan Plant.  International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(15): 2948-2967.

Menon, S. T. (2012).  Human Resource Practices, Supply Chain Performance, and Wellbeing.   International Journal of Manpower, 33(7): 769-785.

Menon, S. T. (2011, May).  Empowerment Done Right: A Manager’s Field Guide.  Direccion Estrategica [On-line Journal].  Edition 37 [Human Resources]. .

Menon, S. T. &  Kotze, K. E. (2007).  Human Resource Integration in the South African Military: A View from the Trenches.  Human Resource Management, 46(1):71-94. 

Kanungo, R. N. & Menon, S. T. (2005).  Managerial Resourcefulness: Measuring a Critical Component of Leadership Effectiveness.  Journal of Entrepreneurship, 14(1): 39-55.

Menon, S. T. (2002).  Toward a Model of Psychological Health Empowerment: Implications for Health Care in Multicultural Communities.  Nurse Education Today, 22(1): 28-39.

Menon, S.T. (2001).  Employee Empowerment: An Integrative Psychological Approach. Applied Psychology – An International Review, 50(1): 153-180. 

Conger, J.A., Kanungo, R.N., & Menon, S.T. (2000).  Charismatic Leadership and Follower Effects.  Journal of Organizational Behavior, 21(7): 747-767. 

Lee, M.D. & Menon, S.T. (1998).  Emergent Family Patterns and Career Outcomes of Male and Female MBA Graduates in Early Career.  Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 15(3): 267-278. [Nominated for Best Paper Award of 1998]

Personal Bio:

Dr. Sanjay T. Menon is Professor of Management in the Department of Management and Marketing at Louisiana State University Shreveport, USA.  Following an undergraduate degree in engineering,  and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, Prof.  Menon received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.  He currently serves as Dean of Graduate Studies at LSUS.

He has international work experience in a large multinational in India and has consulted with diverse organizations in Canada.  He is a life member of the International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values (ISSWOV) and has served as its President.  He has served as the director of the Shipley Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University, where he set up an Educational Leadership Academy for leadership development among school principals.  He is actively involved in training educational leaders and has developed several case studies of successful turnaround schools in Louisiana.  He is currently the director of the LSUS India Studies program and holds the India Studies Super Professorship.   Prof. Menon's primary areas of research are employee empowerment, charismatic leadership, and workforce diversity.  He has presented his research at many national conferences, as well as at international conferences in Italy, Brazil, Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Canada, Turkey, Israel, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Singapore, India, the UK & the US.  He has developed a measure of psychological empowerment in English, French, and Spanish, which has been validated by research in Australia, Canada, Greece, India, South Africa, and Venezuela.  He has published in the area of work design in developing countries and the outlets for his research in organizational studies include Human Resource Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, International Journal of Human Resource Management,  Applied Psychology: An International Review, Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, Journal of Entrepreneurship, International Journal of Manpower, and the South Asian Journal of Business Studies.  His research has been cited in over 2,500 publications.  Prof. Menon has also developed a copyrighted quantitative peer evaluation method for assessing individual contribution in teamwork situations, which is used in many universities in the U.S. and Canada. 

Prof. Menon lives in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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