Mr. Rajan Lamuel Gaikwad's research interest is in Organisational Performance, and Employee Retention.
Mr. Rajan Lamuel Gaikwad joined his colleagues at UNNC in January 2009 after having worked in several countries such as Sweden, Norway, Uganda, India, and Saudi Arabia. His rich working history comprises of varied positions he has held in different countries. In Sweden and Norway he worked in the sales and marketing department for an international publishing company while still pursuing his undergraduate degree in business administration.
After running his own small businesses in India, his first formal employment in an academic environment came in 1999 when his family and he moved to Uganda, East Africa. Here he worked for over 8 years in various capacities: lecturer, business department co-ordinator, accountant, chief accountant, business manager, and as an acting director for a vocational school (a project initiated by ADRA, an NGO). These key jobs helped him develop good interpersonal relations in cross-cultural settings and enhanced my communication skills. He soon came to be known as a “people’s person” by those who came in contact with him.
He completed an MBA from Southern Adventist University, Tennessee, USA, specialising in Human Resource Management, a field of study that he came to enjoy and love. He has taught in several universities in Uganda and Saudi Arabia. His expertise lies in the field of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour.
• Organising and Managing in Practice
• Studying Organisation
• Human Resource Management I
• International Business Strategy I
• Strategic Human Resource Management