Dr. A J Joshua is a multifaceted academic with an ardent interest in the overall development of students and the domain of management education. He possesses 28 years of excellent experience in academics and industry with relevant knowledge and competency in teaching, research and management practice. He possesses proven track record in academics with awards and accolades received from various institutions including ‘Best Teacher Award’ from Federal Institute of Science and Technology in the year 2019 and A++ performance rating from Manipal Institute of Management, Manipal University where he was employed earlier. External evaluator for PhD open defense & viva voce, Manipal University and PhD examiner for Bharathidasan University Thiruchirapalli, Jain University, Bangalore and Srinivas University,Manguluru his research abilities stands well acknowledged. He is also a recognised research guide who been guiding Ph.D scholars and has also produced Ph.Ds for Bharathiar University,Coimbatore. On several occasions he had been invited as guest speaker, session chair and resource person for programmes in prestigious institutions and B- schools including Manipal University, Maharajas College, Ernakulam and so on. He had published several articles in reputed national and international journals which were impactful as proven by their high number of citations. He received his Doctorate in Management from Cochin University of Science and Technology. Prior to his present assignment he was teaching in Manipal Institute of Management, Manipal for about 12 years. He has done his MBA from Pondicherry University and B-Tech from T K M college of Engineering. His areas of research and teaching interests are Services Operations, Retailing, Consumer Behavior and Cross Cultural Management.