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MSc PhD London School of Economics of Economics and Political Science LSE

PGCHE University of Kent, Canterbury

MSW (Industry and Labor) University of Mumbai

Membership of Professional Bodies

Fellow Higher Education Academy of UK

British Universities Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA)

International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) 

Research Interests

International and Comparative Employment Relations

HRM, Employee Engagement, Social Partnership and Labour Management Cooperation

Trade Unions and Social Movements

Economic Reforms and Labour Market Policies in Emerging Economies

Equal Opportunities and Labour Market Discrimination 

Contact Details

Phone: +44(0)121 204 3286
Email: v.badigannavar@aston.ac.uk

Room: SW724

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India Social Sciences
social union Social Sciences
trade union Social Sciences
social partnership Social Sciences
social dialogue Social Sciences
labor law Social Sciences
workplace Social Sciences
labor Social Sciences

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Research Output 2005 2017

  • 6 Article
  • 5 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 5 Paper
  • 2 Conference contribution
Open Access
Industrial relations
Trade unions

The Paradoxes of Social Partnership and Union Revival in India

Badigannavar, V., 1 Jan 2017, Critical Perspectives on Work and Employment in Globalizing India. Noronha, E. & D'Cruz, P. (eds.). India: Springer, p. 199-220 22 p. Chapter 11

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

social union
Labor Unions
social partnership
trade union

Caste, class and Trade Unionism in India

Badigannavar, V. & Kelly, J., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Trade unionism
Trade unions

Union experience of social dialogue and collective participation in India

Badigannavar, V., 2016, Employee voice in emerging economies. Pyman, A., Gollan, P. J., Wilkinson, A. & et al (eds.). Emerald, p. 45-71 27 p. (Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations; vol. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

social dialogue
public service


50th Aston Experience Award

Vidu Badigannavar (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Activities 2018 2019

  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, seminar or course

Varieties of Capitalism and People Management Policies

Vidu Badigannavar (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Economic Reforms and Employment Relations

Vidu Badigannavar (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Seminars on Caste, Class and Trade Unionism in India - funded by the British Academy-Leverhulme Trust

Vidu Badigannavar (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, seminar or course