Dr Prikshat Verma

Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management

Tel: 029 2041 6352

Email:: Pverma@cardiffmet.ac.uk

​Prikshat Verma has more than twenty years of academic experience, including teaching, research and program management and coordination at tertiary level, in Australian and Indian universities. 

He has taught a variety of management courses (for example, Management, Human Resource Management, Organisation Change and Management, Organisation Behaviour, Leadership, Managing Change and Leadership and Employment Relations) at three Australian universities (namely, RMIT University, Melbourne, Central Queensland University, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Northern Territory and Australian Institute of Business, Adelaide).

He has published and presented his research findings in journals of repute and numerous international conferences. His major areas of research interests are in areas of Industrie 4.0 Readiness, Fourth Industrial Revolution & the Future Workforce: Implications for HRM, Transformational Leadership and follower outcomes, Transitioning from military to civilian employment, human resource competencies and graduate work-readiness challenges in the Asia-Pacific regio.

Research

Fourth Industrial Revolution & the Future Workforce: Implications for HRM

Industrie 4.0 Readiness

Transformational leadership and follower outcomes

Transitioning from military to civilian employment in wake of Fourth Industrial Revolution

Graduate work-readiness challenges in the Asia-Pacific region

Publications

Books:

Dhakal, S, Prikshat, V, Burgess, J & Nankervis, A 2019, The transition from graduation to work challenges and strategies in the Twenty-First Century Asia Pacific and beyond, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0974-8  

 

Refereed Journal articles:

I. Rajesh,Prikshat V, Shum, P & Suganthi L. (Accepted Feb 2019) - Follower Emotional Intelligence: A Mediator between Transformational Leadership and Follower OutcomesPersonnel Review (ABDC –A, ABS-2)

Prikshat V, Kumar, S. & Nankervis, A. (2019) - Work-readiness integrated competence model: Conceptualisation and scale development. Education +Training (ERA Ranking –A*, ABS -1)

Prikshat V,Biswas K, Nankervis A & Hoque RM (2018) HR Professionals' Role Competencies and Firm Performance in Bangladesh: Examining the Moderating Effects of Firm Life Cycle and Size. Evidence-based HRM: a global forum for empirical scholarship.(ABDC Ranking: B).

Prikshat V, Nankervis A, Priyono S, Salleh N, Connell J & Burgess J (2018) Stakeholder-oriented HRM for graduate work-readiness challenges: Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. In Journal: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion(Special issue on employability)(ABDC Ranking: B).

Prikshat V, Kumar S, Nankervis A, & Khan S (2018) Indian HR competency modelling: Profiling, mapping and an investigation of HRM roles, competencies and functions. In Journal: Journal of Developing Areas (Project MUSE) (ABDC Ranking: B).

Salleh N, Prikshat V, Nankervis A, Burgess, J (2017) Undergraduate Career-Readiness Challenges in Malaysia. World Applied Sciences Journal 35 (12): 2659-2664, 2017. ISSN 1818-4952. (ERA: Indexed Journal)

Nankervis A and Prikshat V(2015) Interesting times – the challenges of China'sdemographic deficit. Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work.Volume 25Issue 4, 2015 (Special Issue:   Challenges of the ageing workforce in the Asia Pacific)(ABDC Ranking: B).

 

Book Chapters:

Prikshat, V, Nankervis, A, Burgess, J & Dhakal, S 2018, 'Conceptualising graduate work–readiness: theories, concepts and implications for practice and research', in The transition from graduation to work: challenges and strategies in the Twenty-First Century Asia Pacific and Beyond,Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0974-8  

 

Kumar, S, Patel, P & Prikshat, V, 2018, 'Work–Readiness of Indian Graduates: A multi–stakeholder approach to assess competence deficits and causes, and possible solutions', in The transition from graduation to work: challenges and strategies in the Twenty-First Century Asia Pacific and Beyond,Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0974-8  

 

Dhakal, S, Prikshat, V, Nankervis, A & Burgess, J 2018, 'An introduction to the transition from graduation to work, in The transition from graduation to work: challenges and strategies in the Twenty-First Century Asia Pacific and Beyond, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0974-8  

 

Dhakal, S, Prikshat, V, Burgess, J & Nankervis, A 2018, 'Conclusion: the future for transition from graduation to work in the Asia Pacific and beyond', in The transition from graduation to work: challenges and strategies in the Twenty-First Century Asia Pacific and Beyond, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0974-8  

 

Dhakal, S, Nankervis, A, Burgess, J & VPrikshat, V, 2018, 'Challenges and Strategies of Transition from Graduation to Work in the Post-2020', in The transition from graduation to work: challenges and strategies in the Twenty-First Century Asia Pacific and Beyond, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0974-8  

 

Nankervis, A, Prikshat, V, & Dhakal, S 2018, 'Mapping stakeholders of graduate work–readiness (GWR)', in The transition from graduation to work: challenges and strategies in the Twenty-First Century Asia Pacific and Beyond, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series, Springer Publications, Work Organisation and Employment series. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0974-8  

 

Prikshat V, Kumar S and Raje P (2018) Antecedents, consequences, and strategic responses to graduate work-readiness: challenges in India.In book: Transitions from Education to Work: Job Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific. Publisher: Routledge Publishing, Editors: Roslyn Cameron, Subas Dhakal, Kerry Brown and John Burgess.

 

Cameron R,Nankervis A and Prikshat V(2018) Graduate work readiness in Asia Pacific economies: A review of the literature. In book: Transitions from Education to Work: Job Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific. Publisher: Routledge Publishing, Editors: Roslyn Cameron, Subas Dhakal, Kerry Brown and John Burgess.

 

Nankervis A, Prikshat Vand Montague A (2016) 'Scarcity in Plenty': Skills Shortages and HRM competencies in Vietnam.In book: Human Development and Capacity Building: Asia Pacific trends, challenges and prospects for the future. Publisher: Routledge, Editors: Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, John Burgess.

 

Prikshat V, Nankervis A and Salleh, N (2016) An exploratory study of HRM roles and competencies in Vietnam, India and Malaysia.In book: Asia Pacific Human Resource Management and Organisational Effectiveness: Impacts on Practice. Publisher: Elsevier Publishing, Editors: Alan Nankervis, Chris Rowley, Noorziah Mohd. Salleh

 

 

Conferences:

Kumar S and Prikshat V2019, 'Bridging the digital divide for e-learning through Common Service Centres (CSCs) - Conceptualising a tripartite stakeholder partnership model', TheSecond Annual Future of Learning Conference - Learning 4.0: Connecting the Dots; Reaching the Unreached, Jan 4-5, IIM Banglore.

 

Elavarasi A, Suganthi L, Rajesh J.I & Prikshat V2018, 'Personality traits and burnout: Emotional Contagion as a moderator in service-oriented organisations', 32nd annual Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Conference to be held at Massey University, Auckland , 4th -7th Dec, 2018.

 

Rajesh J.I, Prikshat V & Saeed M 2018, 'Transformational leadership and Public service employees' growth satisfaction in job, job stress and burnout: the mediating role of interpersonal communication satisfaction', 32nd annual Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Conference to be held at Massey University, Auckland , 4th -7th Dec, 2018.

 

Prikshat V, Nankervis A, and Montague 2018, 'Fourth Industrial Revolution and Human Capital Development: Peeking through an HRM Lens', International Human Capital Conference, Taylors College, Kuala Lumpur, November 2018.

 

Cameron R, Patel P, Prikshat V, Saeed M & Narendran, R (2018) Career impact and mobility from an online MBA, in 15th International Conference on Human Resource Management (IHRM 2018). Madrid. 

 

Prikshat V, Montague A, Nankervis A & Mumme B (2018) Coping with Artificial Intelligence: Reframing priorities and the skills paradigm for educational stakeholders, in 32nd Annual AIRAANZ Conference Adelaide, South Australia 7-9 February 2018. Adelaide. 

 

Kumar S, Rajaguru R and Prikshat V(2017) Analyising service quality gap in in Indian management education using INSTAQUAL: A study of state university affiliated Colleges, ANZAM 2017 Conference, 6-8th December, Melbourne, Victoria.

 

Syed M, Patel P and Prikshat V(2017) Migration Challenges and Career Habitus of South Asian Professionals and Managers in Australia, ANZAM 2017 Conference, 6-8th December, Melbourne, Victoria.

 

Prikshat Vand Cameron R (2017) Gap analysis: Stakeholders' perceptions of the 'Work-Readiness' of Australian business graduates, Work Applied Learning for Change Conference, GCWAL, 27-28th November, Adelaide, SA.

 

Prikshat V, Nankervis A, Brown K, Cameron, R, Burgess, J, Connell, J & Mumme, B. (2016) Graduate Work-Readiness Challenges in the Asia Pacific: The role of HRM in a multiple-stakeholder strategy, IHRM 2016 Conference, 21-23rd June, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

 

Prikshat Vand Kumar S, (2016) Industry/education collaborations that help increase employability in India, 9th Equality, Diversity and Inclusion International Conference (EDI):22 - 24 June 2016, University of Cyprus, Cyprus.

 

Prikshat V(2016) Exploring the work-readiness and employability of youth trainees, vocational and higher education graduates in the Asia Pacific: A seven country study—Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, India and Vietnam (2015-2017), Second Asian Business Centre Work-readiness Workshop Hanoi – (University of Science & Technology – April 22-23, 2016).

 

Prikshat Vand Kumar S, (2014) The roles, competencies and skills of Indian HRM professionals and skills   shortages in Indian organisations, International conference on human resources management and organizational effectiveness in Asia-Pacific 2014, 4 – 5th December 2014, Sabah, Malaysia.

 

Prikshat V, Nankervis, A., & Macintosh, M. (2011) Making a difference: Combating the critical shortage of GPs in rural & remote Australia, 12th International conference of the society for global business and economic development (SGBED 2011), July 21-23 2011 at Singapore Management University, Singapore.

Projects

Project: Associate Investigator, Transitioning from military to civilian employment in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Challenges, opportunities and effective strategies 

Funding: Army research scheme, Australia 

Amount: $35000 

Year: 2018-19 

Role: Associate Investigator




Project: The Fourth Industrial Revolution & the Future Workforce: Implications for HRM

Funding: RIMT University, Melbourne, Australia

Amount: $10000 

Year: 2018-19 

Role: Project Team Member




Project: Preparing ‘Reflective Executives’: An Action Research Approach to Improve Australian Institute of Business’s Online Business Education Curriculum 

Funding: Australian Institute of Business, Adelaide , Australia

Amount: $2500

Year: 2017-18 

Role: Chief Investigator




Project: Enhancing work-readiness of vocational and higher education graduates: Asia-Pacific Region

Funding: Australia Business Centre (Curtin University, Perth)

Amount: $80000

Year: 2015-17 

Role: Project Team Member




Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships: Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) 

Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) 

Action Learning, Action Research Association (ALARA)

Academic collaborations:

RMIT University Melbourne, Australia 

Curtin University, Perth, Australia 

University of Tasmania, Australia 

Australia Institute of Business, Adelaide, Australia 

Newcastle University, UK 

Universitiy Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

Department of Business Consulting, DevOne Advisory Co., Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia 

Graphic Era University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India 

Anna University, Chennai, India 

T.A.Pai Management Institute, Manipal, Karnataka, India