List of Publications by Dr.Sethu

Dr. P. Sethumadhavan

List of Publications , Cases, Instruments and Ongoing Academic Projects

ResearchPapers and Books

1)   Sethumadhavan.P.(1989).Some Blocks  and  Traps in  the   Development of  Scientific Knowledge : TheCase  of Indian  Psychology. In A.K. Dalaland A.K. Singh (Eds.) Research  in  Human Resource Development; Gurgaon :The  Academic Press, p.  219- 245.

2)    Sethumadhavan.P(1993).The Process  and   Problems  of   Technological Innovations ina Newly Liberalising Economy: An  empirical exploration, In Rahim B Talukdar(Ed)  Management of   Change in South Asia: Papers presented at the third academic  conference of AMDISA, Feb 4-7, 1994 Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dhaka,   University Press Ltd, pp. 466-481.

3)              I.S.F.Irudayaraj.,           Sethumadhavan.P.,   M.K.Srivastava.(1994).   Building  Competence   for    Role  Performance:  A  study of the training needs  of young  IPS   officers, South Asian Journal of Management,Apr-Jun, 1994.

4)   Sethumadhavan.P.(1994). Semantic Indiscipline and Social   Science Disciplines: An Innovative Methodand Some Impregnable   Dilemmas,  In Nirmal K.Gupta & Abad Ahmad (Eds) Management   Research   :  Contemporary  Issues  ,  Delhi:  South   Asia Publications, pp.118-146.

5)  Sethumadhavan.P.(1996). Interpersonal Trust of Ratees and   performance appraisal systems:   An empiricalanalysis., In   Dharani.  P. Sinha   et al (Eds), Aligning  Human Resource   Processes  : Challenges of Development., Tata Mc GrawHill,

6)   Sethumadhavan (1996). Strategic TrainingSystems  : A new   training tool,. In Dharani. P. Sinha (ed)Innovation in Asian   Management,Delta  Publishing House

7)   P,  Sethumadhavan (1997)  Strategic Evaluation and Audit   of Training Systems . In Udai Pareek (Ed),Evaluating HRD in   Organisations.,  National HRD network , Jaipur Chapter.

8)   P.  Sethumadhavan  & Keith D' Souza (1996),  Development  Through Assessment,  IndianExpress  , New Delhi

9)  P. Sethumadhavan & Susanna Rajratnam(1997), Reengineering   Human Processes in Small Organisations ,Productivity,  June

10)  P.  Sethumadhavan & RanjanaDixit(1997)  Individual  and  Organizational Assessment Centre : The Essential Hand  Book,  Academy of HRD, Hyderabad

11)   Dalpat  Saupriya,  T.V. Rao & P. Sethumadhavan(1996).   MeasuringOrganizational Climate, Academy of HRD,  Hyderabad

12)  P.  Sethumadhavan,&  Grace Kerene (1997). Organizational    Assessment as a Tool for Data Driven Change: Approaches and   Applications I(Papersubmitted to Management Review)

13)  P. Sethumadhavan &  KuldeepSingh(1997). Individual  and   Organizational  Assessment Centre : Issues inImplementation   (Submitted to ManagementToday)

14)  D.N.  Dwivedi  & Sethumadhavan P(1989).  Social Science   Concepts : A Systematic Analysis (ByG.Sartori), Book Review   in  Psychological Studies, 34 (1), p. 71 - 73.

15)  Sethumadhavan P(1994). Creating Culture Change: The  Key  to Successful Total Quality Management (By P.E.Atkinson), Book   Review in South Asian Journal of  Management, Jan-Mar,83-84

16)  Sethumadhavan P(1994) Research and Development in Indian   Industry(By G.C.Beri,1993), Book Review inSouth Asian Journal   of Management,Jul-Sept, 1994.

17)    Sethumadhavan.   P.   (1995).  Productivity   through   Motivation,  In   Nand  Dhameja (Ed).  Case   Studies  in   Administrative   and Decision  making,  New  Delhi:  Indian  Institute of Public Administration.

18)   Sethumadhavan.  P.(Underreview).  Development  through  Assessment, Sage Publications Inc Monographs and Reports

19)   J.S. Chhokar and Sethumadhavan P. (1992). Organizational   Climate and  Its  Consequences: A Reexamination.Centre  for  Regional Management Studies (CRMS), Monograph No. 1,  Indian  Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

20)         I.S.F.Irudayaraj.,      Sethumadhavan.P.,       &   M.K.Srivastava.(1994).   Building  Competence   for    Role  Performance:  A  study of the training needs  of young  IPS   officers, Centre  for Organisation Development, Hyderabad.

21)  U.Pareek, Rao, T.V., Sethumadhavan, P,  Abraham, E.,   &   Murthy, P.V.R (1996)  .  Training Plan for the  RubberBoard,   Academy of HRD,Hyderabad


Unpublished  Manuscripts

1)   R.K.Naidu, Sethumadhavan.P.,& N.Pandey.(1989). The state   of psychology  and  national policies:  An  introspection.   Presented  in   the  UGC National   Seminar   on  'Indian   Psychology', Allahabad University, 1989.

2)   Sethumadhavan.P.(1990).Independent labels and  dependent   technique:  The  integration of third  variables in  social   science research.

3)     Sethumadhavan.P.&  S.Ramnarayan.(1991).Organizational  Orientations  Questionnaire (OOQ):Assessing  Organizational   Culture on  Dimensions of  Excellence,   Hierarchical  and   Relationship Orientations, IIM, Ahmedabad.

4)   Sethumadhavan.P., & S. Ramnarayan.(1992). Organizational   Climate   and   Organizational   Learning:  An   empirical   exploration., Centre for OrganisationDevelopment, Hyderabad

5)    Sethumadhavan.  P.,  & R.K.Naidu.(1994).  Meaning   of  Responsibility   in   India,   Centre  for   Organizational   Development, Hyderabad.

6)   Sethumadhavan. P(1996). Doubts, Dilemmas and  Downright   Thoughts from the Diary of a Psychologist:Some Methods  for   MetaPsychological Research

AcademicPapers Published in Malayalam

1)   Sethumadhavan.P. & Baby J.(Jan.1985).A review of  papers  presented  in  the National Seminar on  locus  of control,   Scientific Psychology27-30.

2)    Sethumadhavan.P.(December  1984).   Our   Society:  A   Psychological Analysis,Psycho, p. 10 - 14.

3)      Mathew     M.K.     and    Sethumadhavan.P.(February  1985).Psychological Aspects of Poverty, Scientific Psychology,   31-38.

4)   Sethumadhavan.P.(1984).Social System, Values and Student   Community, Sarani, University of Calicut Annual  Journal,38 -   44.


1)   Sethumadhavan.P. & Paul K. Chinnasamy.(1992).Neti, Neti,   Neti..., Centre  for OrganisationDevelopment,   Hyderabad.  (Organisation: IPCL,  Focus:   Interpersonal Problems).

2)   Paul K. Chinnasamy & Sethumadhavan.P.(1992).From Control   to  Commitment,  Centre  for Organisation,    Development,   Hyderabad.(Organisation: IPCL, Focus:Commitment).

3)   Sethumadhavan.P.  &  Mohan Gopinath.(1992).Learning  to   Change  or  Changing  to Learn,  Centre  for Organisation   Development,Hyderabad.(Organisation: BEL, Focus: Leadership,   change and Organizational learning).

4)   Sethumadhavan.P.(1992).Productivity through  Motivation,  Centre for Organisation Development, Hyderabad. (Organisation:   VSP, Focus: Incentive Scheme, Motivation& Interdepartmental conflict).

 5)    Sethumadhavan.P.(1994). Incorporating  the   Corporate  Vision,  Centre  for Organisation  Development,  Hyderabad.   (Organisation: RDCIS, Focus:  Integrating corporate strategy   withtechnology plan, R&D management)

6)  Sethumadhavan.P.(1994). Dreams and Nightmares, Centre for   Organisation Development,  Hyderabad.(  Organisation: BHEL   Corporate  R&D, Focus:   New product  development process,   Project managementpractices).

7)  Sethumadhavan.P.(Being developed). Untitled (Organisation   :   Sanskrut   Systems   Ltd,  Focus:   Development    and  commercialisation of innovative products).

8)   Sethumadhavan  P.  (1996)  Last  in  First   Out   (On   retaining Human Resources), AHRD, Hyderabad

9)    Sethumadhavan   P.  &  A.  Bhattacharya    (1996)  Creditworthiness of the Credit  Department ,( On ethics and  values), AHRD , Hyderabad

10) Baburaj Nair & P.Sethumadhavan (1997).  Strategic  Training Needs , (Organization : Coromandal Fertilizers, Focus   : Strategic training needs identification),AHRD, Hyderabad

11) Rajesh Srivastava & P.Sethumadhavan(1999)  Data Driven Change \, SITOE, Hyderabad

Psychometric and Survey InstrumentsDeveloped:

1)  P.Sethumadhavan & R. K. Naidu(1994). Sense of    Responsibility Scale, Allahabad University, Allahabad

2)  Sethumadhavan & Deepak Gupta (1996) Constraints on   Performance Scale, AHRD, Hyderabad

3)  P.Sethumadhavan (1997) Organisational Health Assessment  Instrument , AHRD, Hyderabad

4)  Sethumadhavan (1995)   Mental GymExercises on Creative   Problem Solving,Centre for Organisational Development,


5)  Sethumadhavan & Baburaj Nair (1997) Managerial Competency   Audit , AHRD, Hyderabad

6)  Sethumadhavan & Ramnarayan . S (1995). Organisational   Orientations Questionnaire, Indian Instituteof Management,   Ahmedabad

7)   P. Sethumadhavan  & DeepakGupta (1995). Role Analysis   Test,Centre for Organisation Development, Hyderabad

8)   P.Sethumadhavan, I.S. F. Irudayaraj and M.K. Srivastav   (1993) Training Needs Analysis Questionnaire for Police   Officers, Centre for OrganisationDevelopment, Hyderabad

9)   P. Sethumadhavan (1994).  BrainOrientations   Questionnaire, Academy of HRD, Hyderabad

10) P.Sethumadhavan and Anina (1997) , In Basket Exercise for HRprofessionals

11) Emotional Intelligence Inventory (2009)

12) 3D EQ Inventory (2012)