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VAIDYANATHAN JAYARAMAN

Dean – Undergraduate Programs & Professor – Supply Chain Operations, Data Sciences & Analytics


Education

  • PhD - Supply Chain Operations Management & Analytics, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA, 1994
  • MBA (Management & Information Technology), University of Akron, Akron, OH, USA, 1990
  • MS (Mathematical Sciences & Computer Science), University of Akron, Akron, OH, USA, 1989
  • MS (Applied Mathematics/Computer Science), College of Engineering (Anna University), Chennai, India, 1987
  • BSc (Mathematics), University of Madras, Chennai, India, 1985
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Data Sciences 
  • Logistics Operations
  • Demand Management
  • Management Sciences/Quantitative Methods
  • Decision Sciences
  • Business Analytics
  • Managerial Statistics 
EXPERIENCE

Academic experience

Since 2021      

  • Dean (UG) – SP Jain School of Global Management (Sydney, Singapore, Dubai & Mumbai)
  • Professor – Supply Chain Operations, Data Sciences & Analytics

2020 - 2021      

  • Bala V & V. Balachandaran Distinguished Chair Research Professor - Supply Chain
  • Operations, Data Sciences & Analytics
  • Program Director – MBA (Business Analytics) – IIT Chicago, USA & Great Lakes Institute of Management
  • Founder & CEO – Grand Alliance for Management
  • Excellence & Consulting (GAME)  

2013 - 2019

  • Associate Dean 
  • Principal (Director) - Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai India
  • Bala V & V. Balachandaran Distinguished Chair Professor - Supply Chain
  • Operations, Data Sciences & Analytics

2013 - 2016      

  • Distinguished Senior Faculty – Operations & Supply
  • Chain Management, School of Business Administration
  • University of Miami, FL, USA

2004 - 2013 

  • Tenured Senior Faculty – Operations & Supply
  • Chain Management, School of Business Administration
  • University of Miami, FL, USA

2001 - 2004

  • Associate Professor – Operations & Supply Chain School of Business Administration
  • University of Miami, FL, USA

1998 - 2001    

  • Assistant Professor –Operations & Supply Chain College of Business & Economics<
  • Washington State University, WA, USA

1994 - 1998      

  • Assistant Professor–Operations Management College of Business Administration University of Southern Mississippi, MS, USA

1990 - 1994     

  • Instructor & Graduate Research Associate Department of Management Science Fisher College of Business
  • The Ohio State University, OH, USA

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

Executive and In-house Consulting and Workshops 

Logistics & Supply Chain Planning 

  • Covidien Corporation (USA)
  • L&T – Heavy Machinery
  • Turbo Energy Limited
  • Hyundai Motors 
  • Reserve Bank of India 
  • TVS Motors
  • Cadbury’s Limited

Supply Chain Analytics & Operations

  • McKinsey Consulting
  • AFL Logistics
  • Dachser Logistics
  • Mahindra & Mahindra 
  • Amar Raja 
  • Samsonite South Asia Ltd. 
  • Ericson South Asia Pvt. Ltd. 
  • FIAT India
  • CEAT Ltd., India 
  • Kraft Foods 
  • Hyundai Motors
  • Reserve Bank of India 
  • TVS Motors
  • L&T InfoTech 
  • Murugappa Group 
  • India Cements
  • ZS Associates
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Research Interests

Service Operations Management

  • Zhu, Y., Dawande, M., Gavirneni, N. and Jayaraman, V. 2021. Industrial Symbiosis: Operational Impact and firms’ willingness to implement. IISE Transactions. (Formerly IIE Transactions) 53(8), 897-913
  • Srinivasan, S., Gupta, M. and Jayaraman, V. 2021. Deconstructing corporate value creation: evidence from Indian Information Technology enabled service (iTES) companies, Benchmarking: An international Journal. https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-10-2020-0553
  • Liu, Z., Jayaraman, V. and Luo. Y. 2018. The unbalanced indirect effects of task characteristics on performance in professional service outsourcing. International Journal of Production Economics. 193, 281-293
  • Jayaraman, V. and Liu, Z. 2019. The Effect of Internal and External Integration Capabilities on the Performance of Professional Service Outsourcing. Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Outsourcing. 206-217
  • Jayaraman, V. and Liu, Z. 2019. Aligning governance mechanisms with task features to improve service capabilities – an empirical study of professional service outsourcing in India. Operations Management Research. 12(1-2), 19-39
  • Xia, A., Chen, B., Jayaraman, V. and Munson, C. 2015. Call Center Competition and Market Segmentation in Business Process Outsourcing. European Journal of Operational Research. 247(2), 504-514
  • Jayaraman, V., Narayanan, S., Luo, Y. and Swaminathan, J.M. 2012. Offshoring Business Process Services and Governance Control Mechanisms: An Examination of Service Providers from India. Production and Operations Management. 22(2), 313-334
  • Narayanan, S., Jayaraman, V., Luo, Y. and Swaminathan, J.M. 2011. The Antecedents of Process Integration in Business Process Outsourcing and its effect on Firm Performance. Journal of Operations Management. 29(1), 3-16
  • Luo, Y., Lu, S., Zheng, Q. and Jayaraman, V. 2012. Task Attributes and Process Integration in Business Process Offshoring: A Perspective of Service Providers from India and China. Journal of International Business Studies. 43, 498–524.Baker, T., Collier, D. and Jayaraman, V. 2017. B2B Normative Pricing Strategy: Antecedents and Profitability Impact. International Journal of Operational Research. 29(3), 295-316
  • Baker, T., Collier, D. and Jayaraman, V. 2014. Sales Force Behavior and Best Practices Pricing Drive a Product’s Return on Investment for Durable Goods Manufacturing. International Journal of Service and Operations Management, 44
  • Baker, T., Jayaraman, V. and Ashley, N. 2013. A Data Driven Inventory Control Policy for Cash Logistics Service Operations: An Exploratory Case Study application at a Financial Institution. Decision Sciences Journal. 44(1), 205-226
  • Luo, Y., Wang, S., Jayaraman, V and Zheng, Q. 2013. Governing Business Process Offshoring: Properties, Processes and Preferred Modes. Journal of World Business
  • Luo, Y., Zheng, Q. and Jayaraman, V. 2010. Managing Business Process Outsourcing. Organizational Dynamics. 39(3), 205-217

Design, Logistics and Management of Sustainable Value Chain Systems

  • Li, S., Jayaraman, V., Paulraj, A. and Shang, K.C. 2016. Proactive Environmental Strategies and Performance: Role of Green Supply Chain Processes and Green Product Design in the Chinese High-tech industry. International Journal of Production Research. 54(7), 2136-2151
  • Paulraj, A., Jayaraman, V and Blome, C. 2014. Complementary effect of governance mechanisms on environmental collaboration: Does it exist? International Journal of Production Research. 52(4), 23, 6989-7006
  • Hsu, V., Tan, KC., Suhaiza, M. and Jayaraman, V. 2013. Supply Chain Logistics Drivers that Foster the Development of Green Initiatives: Empirical Evidence from an Emerging Economy. International Journal of Operations and Production Management 32(6), 721-745
  • Yong, Y., Baker, T. and Jayaraman, V. 2012. Redesigning an Integrated Forward-Reverse Logistics Supply Chain System for a Third Party Provider: An Empirical Study International Journal of Production Research
  • Jayaraman, V., Singh, R. and Anandanarayan, A. 2012. Impact of Sustainable Manufacturing Practices on Consumer Perception and Revenue Growth: An Emerging Economy Perspective. International Journal of Production Research. 50(5), 1395-1410
  • Jayaraman, V., Baker, T. and Lee, J. 2010. Strategic End-of-Life Management of Electronic Assembly Product Recovery in Sustainable Supply Chain Systems. International Journal of Operational Research. 7(1), 54-73
  • Ross, A., Jayaraman, V., Rodrigues, A. and Mollenkopf, D. 2010. Repositioning of Reusable Containers in a Sustainable Global Supply Chain Environment. International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research. 2(2), 178-204
  • Ross, A and Jayaraman, V. 2009. Strategic Purchases of Bundled Products in a Health Care Supply Chain Environment. Decision Sciences Journal. 40(2), 269-293.
  • Jayaraman, V. 2009. What is the Buzz about the Cross-functional Role of Purchasing in a Sustainable Supply Chain Environment? International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management. 5 (1/2), 7-20
  • Jayaraman, V., Ross, A. and Agarwal, A. 2008. Role of Information Technology and Collaboration in Reverse Logistics Supply Chains. International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications. 11(6), 409-425
  • Linton, J., Klassen, R and Jayaraman, V. 2007. Sustainable Supply Chains: An Introduction. Journal of Operations Management. 25(6), 1075-1082
  • Jayaraman, V and Luo, Y. 2007. Creating Competitive Advantages through New Value Creation: A Reverse Logistics Perspective. Academy of Management Perspectives (formerly: Academy of Management Executive). 21(2), 56-73. (The contribution of this article to reverse logistics supply chains is highlighted in Harvard Business Review. November 2007)
  • Burnett, R., Jayaraman, V., Friedman, M. and West, J. 2007. Increasing Sustainability through the Management of Post-Consumer Waste: A Study of Recycled Materials for Municipal Solid Waste Management. International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. 3(4), 1-14
  • Ferguson, M., Jayaraman, V and Souza, G. 2007. Note: An application of the EOQ model with Non-linear Holding Costs to Inventory Management of Perishables. European Journal of Operational Research. 180(1), 485-490
  • Reimer, B., Manbir, S. and Jayaraman, V. 2006. Truck Sizing models for Recyclables Pick-up. Computers & Industrial Engineering. 51 (4), 621-636
  • Jayaraman, V. 2006. Production Planning for Closed-loop Supply Chains with Product Recovery and Reuse: An Analytical Approach. International Journal of Production Research. 44(5), 981-998
  • Linton, J. and Jayaraman, V. 2005. A Framework for Identifying Differences and Similarities in the Managerial Competencies associated with Different Modes of Product Life Extension. International Journal of Production Research. 43(9), 1807-1829
  • Jayaraman, V., Patterson, R. and Rolland, E. 2003. The Design of Reverse Distribution Networks: Models and Solution Procedures. European Journal of Operational Research. 150(1), 128-149
  • Guide, D., Jayaraman, V. and Linton, J. 2003. Building Contingency Planning for Closed-Loop Supply Chains with Product Recovery. Journal of Operations Management. 21, 259-279
  • Guide, D. and Jayaraman, V. 2000. Product Acquisition Management: Current Industry Practice and a Proposed Framework. International Journal of Production Research. 38(16), 3779-3800
  • Guide, D., Jayaraman, V., Srivastava, R. and Benton, W.C. 2000. Supply- Chain Management for Recoverable Manufacturing Systems. INTERFACES. 30(3), 125-142
  • Jayaraman, V., Guide, D. and Srivastava, R. 1999. A Closed- Loop Logistics Model for Remanufacturing. Journal of the Operational Research Society. 50(5), 497-508
  • Guide, D., Jayaraman, V. and Srivastava, R. 1999. Production Planning and Control for Remanufacturing: A State-of-the-art Survey. Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing. 15, 221-230
  • Guide, Dan., Jayaraman, V. and Srivastava, R. 1999. The Effect of Lead Time Variation on the Performance of Disassembly Release Mechanisms. Computers and Industrial Engineering. 36, 759-779

Strategic Design and Management of Supply Chains

  • Baker, T. and Jayaraman, V. 2012. Managing Information and Supplies Inventory Operations in a Manufacturing Environment - Part 1: An Action Research Study. International Journal of Production Research. 50(6), 1666- 1681
  • Baker, T. and Jayaraman, V. 2012. Managing Information and Supplies Inventory Operations in a Manufacturing Environment - Part 2: An Order Timing and Sizing Algorithm. International Journal of Production Research. 50(7), 1767-1779
  • Agarwal, A., Ramamoorthi, S. and Jayaraman, V. 2011. Decision Support Systems for Strategic Dispute Resolution. International Journal of Management and Information Systems. 15(4), 13-30
  • Agarwal, A. and Jayaraman, V. 2010. Scheduling to Minimize Penalties for a Non-dedicated Supplier in Integrated Supply Chains. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management. 19(1/2), 68-81
  • Pellegrini, E., Scandura, T and Jayaraman, V. 2010. Cross-Cultural Generalizability of Paternalistic Leadership: An Expansion of Leader-Member Exchange Theory (LMX). Group and Organization Management. 35(4), 391-420
  • Hassanzadeh, P., Sodhi, M and Jayaraman, V. 2009. A Visual Interactive Optimisation Tool for Analysing Alternate Locations for Petroleum Distribution Facilities: towards Building an Intelligent Decision Support System. International Journal of Operational Research. 4(1), 1-22
  • Ross, A and Jayaraman, V. 2008. An Evaluation of New Heuristics for the Location of Cross-docks and Distribution Centers in Supply Chain Network Design. Computers and Industrial Engineering. 55(1), 64-79
  • Ross, A., Jayaraman, V. and Robinson, P. 2007. Optimizing 3PL service delivery using a cost-to-serve and action research framework. International Journal of Production Research. 45(1), 83-101
  • Jayaraman, V. and Baker, T. 2003. The Internet as an Enabler for Dynamic Pricing of goods. IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management. 50(4), 470-477
  • Jayaraman, V. and Ross, A. 2003. A Simulated Annealing Methodology to Distribution Network Design and Management. European Journal of Operational Research. 144(3), 629-645
  • Jayaraman, V., Gupta, R. and Pirkul, H. 2003. Selecting Hierarchical Facilities in a Service-Operations Environment. European Journal of Operational Research. 147, 613-628
  • Baker, T., Murthy, N.N. and Jayaraman, V. 2002. Service Package Switching in Hotel Revenue Management Systems. Decision Sciences Journal. 33(1), 109-132
  • Jayaraman, V. and Pirkul, H. 2001. Planning and coordination of Production and Distribution Facilities for Multiple Commodities. European Journal of Operational Research. 133(2), 394-408
  • Jayaraman, V., Burnett, C. and Frank, D. 2000. Separating Inventory Flow in the Materials Management Department at Hancock Medical Center. INTERFACES. 30(4), 56-64
  • Jayaraman, V., Srivastava, R. and Benton, W.C. 1999. Supplier Selection and Order Quantity Allocation: A Comprehensive Model. Journal of Supply Chain Management. 35(2), 50-58
  • Jayaraman, V. 1999. A Multi-Objective Logistics Model for a Capacitated Service Facility Problem. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. 29(1), 65-81
  • Jayaraman, V. 1998. An Efficient Heuristic Procedure for Practical-Sized Capacitated Warehouse Design and Management. Decision Sciences Journal. 29(3), 729-745
  • Hokey M., Jayaraman, V. and Srivastava, R. 1998. Combined Location- Routing Problems: A Synthesis and Future Research Directions. European Journal of Operational Research. 108(1), 1-15
  • Jayaraman, V. 1998. Transportation, Facility Location and Inventory issues in Distribution Network Design: An Investigation. International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 18(5), 471-494
  • Jayaraman, V., Srivastava, R and Benton, W.C. 1998. A Joint Optimization of Product Variety and Ordering Approach. Computers and Operations Research. 25(7/8), 557-566
  • Pirkul, H. and Jayaraman, V. 1998. A Multi-Commodity, Multi-Plant, Capacitated Facility Location Problem: Formulation and Efficient Heuristic Solution. Computers and Operations Research. 25(10), 869-878
  • Pirkul, H. and Jayaraman, V. 1996. Production, Transportation and Distribution Planning in a Multi-Commodity Tri-Echelon System. Transportation Science. 30(4), 291-302
  • Jayaraman, V. and Srivastava, R. 1996. Expert Systems in Production and operations Management: Current Applications and Future Prospect. International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 16(12), 27- 44
  • Jayaraman, V. and Srivastava, R. 1995. A Service Logistics model for Simultaneous Siting of Facility and Multiple levels of Equipment. Computers and Operations Research. 22(2), 191-204
  • Schilling, D., Jayaraman, V., and Barkhi, R. 1993. A Review of Covering Problems in Location Analysis. Location Science. 1(1), 25-55

ARTICLES IN REFEREED PROCEEDINGS

  • Capacitated Hub and Router Network Design with Multi-drop Lines, National Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 2006
  • A simulation meta-model for repositioning reusable containers in a closed-loop supply chain system, National Production Operations Management Conference, Chicago, May 2005
  • An Evaluation of new heuristics for the location of cross-docks and distribution centers in supply chain network design” National Decision Science Institute Conference, Boston, November 2004
  • A Framework for Identifying Differences and Similarities in the Managerial Competencies Associated with Different Modes of Product Life Extension. National Decision Science Institute Conference, Washington D.C., November 2003
  • Simultaneous Placement of Equipment and Repair/Service Facilities: An Efficient Heuristic. National Decision Science Institute Conference, Washington D.C., November 2003
  • Infrastructural Operational Issues in Measuring, Monitoring and Managing Environmental Performance proceedings, National Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov 2002. (co-authored by R. Sroufe and K. Chinander)
  • Aggregate Production Planning and Control in Supply Chains with Product Recovery proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 2001
  • Forecasting and Allocating in Hotel Revenue Management Systems when Demand is Dependent on Service Package Availability proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Orlando, FL, November 2000. (co-authored by R. Baker and N.N. Murthy)
  • Simultaneous Location of Limited Support Equipment and Service Facilities proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Orlando, FL, November 2000. (co-authored by R. Srivastava)
  • Product Acquisition Management: A Framework and Current Industry Practice proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 1999. (co-authored by D. Guide)
  • Hierarchical Distribution Network Design and Management : A Methodology and Investigation proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 1999. (co-authored by A. Ross)
  • Supply Chain Management for Recoverable Manufacturing Systems, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Las Vegas, NV, November 1998. (co- authored by D. Guide, R. Srivastava, and W.C. Benton)
  • Production Planning and Control for Remanufacturing: A State-of-the-Art Survey, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Las Vegas, NV, November 1998. (co-authored by D. Guide and R. Srivastava)
  • Strategic Sourcing in a Jointly Constrained Supply Environment, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Las Vegas, NV, November 1998. (co- authored by N. Murthy)
  • Strategic Supplier Selection: A Comprehensive Model for Understanding Buyer Relationships, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, San Diego, CA, November 1997, (co-authored by N. Murthy)
  • A Closed-Loop Logistics Model for Use Within A Recoverable Manufacturing Environment, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, San Diego, CA, November 1997, (co-authored by D. Guide, and R. Srivastava)
  • A Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Model Within a Remanufacturing Environment, proceedings, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), July 1997 (co-authored by D. Guide, and R. Srivastava).
  • A Multi-Supplier, Multi-Item Model for Simultaneous Supplier Selection and Order Quantity Allocation, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 1996, (co-authored by R. Srivastava and W.C. Benton).
  • An Hierarchical Location-Allocation Model to Site Commercial Service Facilities, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 1996, (co-authored by H. Pirkul and R. Gupta)
  • A New Solution Procedure for the Multi-commodity, Multi-plant facility location problem, proceedings, Southwest Decision Science Institute Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 1996, 105-107 (co-authored by H. Pirkul)
  • Production and Distribution of Multiple commodities in a Multi-echelon environment, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Boston, Mass, November 1995, 901-903 (co-authored by H. Pirkul)
  • An Integrated Multi-product Model for Distribution System Design and Manufacturing problem, proceedings, Southwest Decision Science Institute Conference, Houston, TX, March 1995, 44-46 (co-authored by H. Pirkul)
  • Expert Systems in Production and Operations Management: Current Applications and Future Prospects, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Hawaii, November 1994, 1685-1687 (co-authored by R. Srivastava)
  • A Joint Optimization Model for Product Stocking and Ordering Strategy, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Hawaii, November 1994, 1500-1502 (co- authored by R. Srivastava and W.C. Benton)
  • A Service Logistics model for Simultaneous Siting of Facility and Multiple levels of Equipment, proceedings, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Washington, November 1993, 1715-1717 (co-authored by R. Srivastava)

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

  • Process Innovation Process Innovation via an Industrial Symbiotic System: The Impact of Competition on the Willingness to Implement. INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 2011
  • Process Innovation Process Innovation via an Industrial Symbiotic System: The Impact of Competition on the Willingness to Implement. POMS Annual Meeting, May 2011
  • Luo, Y., V. Jayaraman and S. Lu. 2010. Business process offshoring in emerging markets: Unique properties and operational modes. Academy of International Business, Rio, Brazil
  • Luo, Y., S. Lu, Q. Zheng and V. Jayaraman. 2010. Task nature and process integration in BPO: Evidence from India and China. Academy of International Business, Montreal, Canada
  • Location, Timing and Diversification Strategies in Business Process Outsourcing Service Operations: An Emerging Market Perspective National Conference – National Production Operations Management – May 2009
  • Location, Timing and Diversification Strategies in Business Process Outsourcing Service Operations: An Emerging Market Perspective National Decision Science Institute Conference, New Orleans, November 2009
  • An Evaluation of new heuristics for the location of cross-docks and distribution centers in supply chain network design, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Boston, November 2004
  • Aggregate Production Planning and Control in Supply Chains with Product Recovery, National Decision Science Institute Conference, San Francisco, CA, November 2001
  • Aggregate Production Planning in a Remanufacturing environment: An Investigation, Invited Presentation, National INFORMS Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2000
  • Strategic Sourcing in a Supply Constrained Environment, Invited Presentation, National University of Singapore, August, 1998
  • Batching Strategies for Remanufacturing Shops, National INFORMS Conference, Dallas, TX, October 1997
  • A Multi-Supplier, Multi-Item Model for Simultaneous Supplier Selection and Order Quantity Allocation, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 1996
  • An Hierarchical Location-Allocation Model to Site Commercial Service Facilities, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 1996
  • A Reverse Logistics & Supply Chain Management Model Within a Remanufacturing Environment, National INFORMS Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 1996
  • A New Solution Procedure for the Multi-commodity, Multi-plant facility location problem, Southwest Decision Science Institute Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 1996
  • Production and Distribution of Multiple commodities in a Multi-echelon environment, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Boston, Mass, November 1995
  • An Integrated Multi-product Model for Distribution System Design and Manufacturing problem, Southwest Decision Science Institute Conference, Houston, TX, March 1995
  • A Multi-attribute Approach to a Capacitated Service Facility Location Problem, International Operational Research Society of India Conference, Calcutta, India, December 1994
  • Expert Systems in Production and Operations Management: Current Applications and Future Prospects, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Hawaii, November 1994
  • A Joint Optimization Model for Product Stocking and Ordering Strategy, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Hawaii, November 1994
  • A Service Logistics model for Simultaneous Siting of Facility and Multiple levels of Equipment, National Decision Science Institute Conference, Washington, November 1993
  • An efficient solution procedure for the Capacitated Warehouse Location Problem, National Operations Research / The Institute of Management Sciences Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, November 1993

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

Service Operations Management

  • Buyer and Supplier Relationships
  • Offshore Outsourcing – Information Technology & Business Process Outsourcing, Interface between OM and Information Systems
  • Knowledge Process Outsourcing – Innovation, Globalisation & Coopetition

Design, Logistics and Management of Sustainable Value Chain Systems

  • Reverse Logistics and Closed-Loop Value Chain – Interaction with Information System and Environmental Science
  • Build Sustainable Operations through Interconnected Supply Chains, By-product Synergy and Industrial Symbiosis
  • Energy Management, Climatic Changes, Carbon trading & Clean development mechanism to advance renewable energy development in emerging and developed economies

Strategic Design and Management of Supply Chains

  • Optimal Network Design, Supply Chain Integration and Collaboration
  • Planning and Design Techniques for Location, Inventory and Transportation along a supply chain
  • Revenue Management & Pricing and their role in supply chain design & performance

BOOKS PUBLISHED

  • Business Forecasting and Demand Planning – Textbook for introductory logistics and operations demand planning courses (co-authored with R Singh)
  • Sustainable Supply Chains: Models, Methods, and Public Policy Implications (co-authored with Tonya Boone and Ram Ganeshan) – Springer publications
  • Pursuing Sustainability: OR/MS Applications in Sustainable Design, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Resource Management (co-authored with Chialin Chen and Yihsu Chen)– Springer publications, 2020 (forthcoming)
  • Supply Chain Analytics (work in progress)
  • Finite Mathematics for Business, Life Sciences, Social Sciences & Economics (work in progress)

BOOK CHAPTERS, CASE STUDIES AND MONOGRAPHS

  • Pursuing Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (with C. Chen and Y. Chen) in Pursuing Sustainability: OR/MS Applications in Sustainable Design, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Resource Management (C. Chen, Y. Chen & V. Jayaraman, Editors), Springer Publications, 2020 (Forthcoming)
  • Orchestrating Sustainable Stakeholder Value Creation: A Product Life Cycle Extension Perspective (with S. Srinivasan) in Pursuing Sustainability: OR/MS Applications in Sustainable Design, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Resource Management (C. Chen, Y. Chen & V. Jayaraman, Editors), Springer Publications, 2020 (Forthcoming)
  • Exercise Your Rs! You never know when you may need them– Revisiting and Extending Modes of Product Life for the future (with JD. Linton) in Pursuing Sustainability: OR/MS Applications in Sustainable Design, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Resource Management (C. Chen, Y. Chen & V. Jayaraman, Editors), Springer Publications, 2020 (Forthcoming)
  • Sustainable Supply Chains: An Editorial (with T. Boone and R. Ganeshan) in Sustainable Supply Chains – Models, Methods, and Public Policy Implications (T. Boone, V. Jayaraman & R. Ganeshan, Editors), Springer Verlag Publications
  • From a caged tiger to a sauntering elephant: Sustainability as a driver for profit and Innovation in Indian IT Companies (with M. Malshe and A. Anandnarayan) in Sustainable Supply Chains – Models, Methods, and Public Policy Implications (T. Boone, V. Jayaraman & R. Ganeshan, Editors), Springer Verlag Publications
  • Carbon foot print of products – Supply Chain approach (with T. Boone & V. Jayaraman) in Sustainable Supply Chains – Models, Methods, and Public Policy Implications (T. Boone, V. Jayaraman & R. Ganeshan, Editors), Springer Verlag Publications
  • INVENSIS: A Global BPO provider from India – Ivey Publications, 2008. (with Yadong Luo)
  • Supply Chain Management for Recoverable Manufacturing Systems (with Guide, D., Srivastava, R., Benton, WC). Reprinted in E. Rhodes, JP Warren, R. Carter, Eds. 2006. Supply Chains and Total Product Systems: A Reader. Blackwell Publishing. London, 365-380
  • A framework for Hierarchical Planning and Control for Remanufacturing (with Guide, D. and Pentico, D.W.) in Greener Manufacturing and Operations: From Design to delivery and back. (ed. J. Sarkis), Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield, UK. Chapter 18, 273-278
  • Supply Chain Management Incorporating Reverse Logistics (with D. Guide), 2000, Production and Inventory Control Society Education & Research Foundation, APICS Publication # 99-14
  • Teaching Business Classes through Interactive Video Network: Measuring Faculty and Student Impact (with W. Piper), 1998, Decision Line, 29(2), 11-12

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER PEER-REVIEW (Revised: Aug 2021)

  • Information Processing Competency in Global Service Delivery: An Empirical Analysis of Knowledge Process Outsourcing in Service Supply Chains (with Luo, Y., Lu, S & Paulraj, A)
  • Environmental Commitment and Organizational Performance: Is Green IS the missing link? (with Paulraj, A & Blome, C)
  • Deconstructing Corporate Value Creation: Evidence from Indian Information Technology Enabled Service (ITeS) companies (with Srinivasan, S & Gupta, M)
  • Does International firms’ anti-corruption policies mitigate Supply Chain Disruptions in an emerging economy? An Examination of Shipping Firms using Nigerian Seaports (With Subramaniam, N)

MANUSCRIPTS - Research-in-Progress

  • Launch them High, Watch ‘em Fly: New Product launch Capabilities in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises and their effect on Firm Performance (with Arun, S. and Ramaswamy, S). (Target journal: Journal of Marketing)
  • Relationalism, Environmentalism and Trust Paradox: Empirical Evidence from the Third Party Logistics Industry (with Lado, A.A. and Paulraj, A.). (Target Journal: Strategic Management Journal)
  • Green Product development and Market Segmentation: A strategy to Introduce Green Products into a Competitive Supply Chain (with Chen, C). (Target Journal: Management Science)
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Editorial and Reviewer Activities

PUBLICATION – EDITORIAL

  • Jayaraman, V., Klassen, R. and Linton, J. 2007. Supply Chain Management in a Sustainable Environment. Journal of Operations Management. 25, 1071- 1074

Awards & Recognition

SCHOLARLY HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Ranked in the top 2% of scientists in the world in the area of Supply Chain Operations – Stanford University 2021 Report
  • Global Education Leadership Award – Technology Adoption & Innovative Program initiatives - Awarded by World Congress, 2019
  • Advisory Board Member– All India Management Association, India Case Research Center
  • Chair – Expert Committee on Education – Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Best academician in Supply Chain Management – Awarded by Supply Chain Management Professional, 2017
  • AIMS International Global Management Researcher – Awarded by AIMS International
  • University of Miami Excellence in Teaching Award (one of only 5 out of 1200 faculty to win this University award across several colleges/departments)
  • Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Executive MBA, School of Business Administration, University of Miami
  • Top-10 most cited article published in Journal of Operations Management during the period 2007-2011, Elsevier Publishers
  • University of Miami – Competitive Provost Research Award, 2010
  • University of Miami – Teaching Excellence - Appointed Fellow & Charter Member – Faculty Learning Community, 2009
  • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, School of Business Administration, University of Miami - 2006
  • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, School of Business Administration, University of Miami - 2003
  • MBA Professor of the year (Nominated) – Graduate Student Business Association – 2002, 2003 & 2004
  • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, College of Business Administration, University of Southern Mississippi, 1998
  • Louis K. Brandt Faculty Research Award, College of Business Administration, University of Southern Mississippi, 1996
  • Competitive CIBER Research Grant – University of Miami, 2011
  • School of Business Administration University of Miami– Competitive Summer Research Award (2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)
  • Competitive Summer Research Grant, Washington State University, 2000
  • Competitive Research Grant, Supply Chain Council and APICS E&R Foundation, 1999-2000
  • Research & Sponsored Program Grant, University of Southern Mississippi, 1995
  • Pace Setters Award (Research & Teaching), Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, 1993

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY – IMPACT AND SIGNIFICANCE

  • Total number of citations: 12,500+ (October 2021) (scholar.google.com)
  • H-INDEX = 39 (Measures impact and significance of research)
  • i10 INDEX = 54 (Measures how many articles were cited 10 or more times)
  • 24 Manuscripts have each been cited more than 100 times

MEMBERSHIPS

  • National Decision Sciences Institute, USA
  • Production and Operations Management Society, USA
  • INFORMS, USA
  • ISDSI, India

MEDIA APPEARANCES & COVERAGE

MEDIA ARTICLES

  • A good career opportunity at graduation is a critical parameter while students choose a school, says Dr Vaidyanathan –  Shiksha
  • This course can be a game-changer –  The Tribune
  • Be agile or be irrelevant: How can organisation enhance adaptability in troubled times -  Yourstory
  • Why Indian higher education institutions in Dubai gaining popularity – Times of India
  • Weightage solely on entrance test or +2 marks? What students, colleges have to say after CBSE Class 12 exam postponement – Edex Live
  • Class 12 board exam 2021 delay will lead to tougher competition for foreign university admissions: What students can do – India Today
  • Are remote proctored exams most viable way of assessment amid COVID; experts weigh in – Indian Express
  • Blended learning is now a staple for higher education institutions – Times of India – Education Times
  • Will increasing number of women in B-Schools mean more in leadership roles – Times of India
  • Why students must enhance their ability to think critically – Times of India