Dr. K. N. Viswanatham is Professor, Human Resources Area, at Centre for Management Studies, ASCI, Hyderabad. He has a Master’s degree in Psychology from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, and an M. Phil & Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. He is an OD Consultant, Corporate Trainer, Management Teacher & Researcher, Clinical Psychologist, and Psychotherapist.
Before joining ASCI, he worked as Head, Leadership Centre, Indu Projects Ltd, Hyderabad; DGM/Associate Dean-Corporate Training, Everonn Systems India Ltd., Chennai; Faculty in OB & HRM, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, and Senior Research Fellow in an Indo-US Project, NIMHANS, Bangalore.
Dr. Viswanatham has extensive experience in designing and conducting cognitive and behavioural skill workshops for a range of multinational organizations, software companies, public limited companies, and academic institutes - Infosys, Atos Origin, i-flex solutions, Four-Soft Limited, ISRO, HAL, BHEL, BEL, Indian Air Force-HQ Training Command, Staff Training Colleges of several banks, Academic Staff Colleges, and university departments. He has conducted workshops on: Assertiveness Skills Training, Stress Management, Feeling Good, Emotional Intelligence, Developing Positive Attitudes, Time Management, Psychology of Winning, Enhancing Personal Effectiveness, Interpersonal Skills Training, Leadership Training, etc. He is an accredited trainer in administering and interpreting MBTI & Thomas Profiling. He is also a regular consultant for print and electronic media on mental health aspects. He has published and presented papers at national and international fora and has supervised doctoral and pre-doctoral dissertations.