Name: Dr. Sanjay T. Menon
Title: Associate Professor & Director
Start Year at LSUS: 2002
Credentials: Ph.D (McGill Univ.); SPHR
Department: Management/Marketing Department
School: School of Business
College: College of Business, Education, & Human Development
Office Location: Business & Education Building 316
Office Phone: 318-797-5186
Mon/Wed/Tue/Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 am [Virtual]
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
MADM 431 [Leadership]: Mon 6:00 - 9:00, BE 341
MADM 431 [Leadership]: 100% Online
MADM 425 [Compensation]: Thu, 6:00 - 9:00, BE 341
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.
Menon, S. T. (2011, May). Empowerment Done Right: A Manager’s Field Guide. Direccion Estrategica [On-line Journal]. Edition 37 [Human Resources]. http://direccionestrategica.itam.mx/?p=1931 .
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]
Menon, S. T. (in press). Human Resource Practices, Supply Chain Performance, and Wellbeing. International Journal of Manpower.
Prof. Sanjay Menon teaches leadership, organizational behavior, and human resource management courses 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 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 Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Canada, Turkey, Israel, Poland, Estonia, 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, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, Journal of Entrepreneurship, and the International Journal of Manpower. 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, LA, with his wife Ammini who is a CPA, and his two daughters, Mihika (15) and Manisha (8).