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ANAND G  







Associate Professor

Quantitative Methods and Operations Management

+91-495-2809435
  anandg@iimk.ac.in


PhD (Lean Manufacturing), BITS Pilani, Rajasthan

ME (Manufacturing Systems Engineering), BITS Pilani, Rajasthan

BE (Mechanical Engineering), Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, Chennai (earlier affiliated to the University of Madras)

Research Areas
Lean Thinking

Six Sigma

Multi Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) Models

Benchmarking

Humanitarian Supply Chain

 

Academic Positions
2013 - Till date; Associate Professor, Quantitative Methods & Operations Management Area, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), Kerala, India

2010 – 2013; Assistant Professor, Quantitative Methods & Operations Management Area, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), Kerala, India

2003 - 2010; Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Group, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan, India.

 

Other Professional Appointments
2014 - Till date; Chairperson - Accreditation and Ranking, IIM Kozhikode

1999- 2001; TVS Electronics Limited, Chennai, India.
 

Awards
Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2011), "Design of lean manufacturing systems using value stream mapping with simulation: A case study", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 22 No. 4, pp.444-473. ranks SEVENTH among the list of highly cited papers in Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2015 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=_YC0MZmxT8cJ.2015

The following article: Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2009), "Application of benchmarking for assessing the lean manufacturing implementation", Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 16 No. 2, pp.274-308. ranks FIRST among the list of highly cited papers in Benchmarking - An International Journal, according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2014 - http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KK4KR3GmsxoJ.2014

The following article: Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2009), "Development of a framework for lean manufacturing systems", International Journal of Services and Operations Management, Vol. 5 No. 5, pp.687-716 ranks SECOND among the highly cited papers in the International Journal of Services and Operations Management according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2014 - http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KuIqpCSNOaIJ.2014

The following article: Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2011), "Design of lean manufacturing systems using value stream mapping with simulation: A case study", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management Vol. 22 No. 4, pp.444-473 has been highly cited and it is among the Top 10 highly cited papers in the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Manufacturing according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2014 - http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=_YC0MZmxT8cJ.2014

The following article: Kodali, R., Mishra, R.P. and Anand, G. (2009), "Justification of world-class maintenance systems using analytic hierarchy constant sum method", Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, Vol. 15 No. 1, pp.47-77. has been highly cited and it is among the Top 15 highly cited papers in the Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2014 - http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=N0YRPOoUnSEJ.2014

The following article: Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2008), "A conceptual framework for lean supply chain and its implementation", International Journal of Value Chain Management, Vol. 2 No. 3, pp.313-357. ranks FIRST among the highly cited papers for the International Journal of Value Chain Management, according to Google Citations Report 2013 - http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=68DEU_X2VyUJ.2013

The following article: Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2008), "Benchmarking the benchmarking models", Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 15 No. 3, pp. 257-291., ranks THIRD among the list of highly cited papers in Benchmarking - An International Journal, according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2013 - http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KK4KR3GmsxoJ.2013

The following article: Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2009), "Application of benchmarking for assessing the lean manufacturing implementation", Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 16 No. 2, pp.274-308. ranks SIXTH among the list of highly cited papers in Benchmarking - An International Journal, according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2013 - http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KK4KR3GmsxoJ.2013

The following article: Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2009), "Selection of lean manufacturing systems using the analytic network process–a case study", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management Vol. 20 No. 2, pp.258-289. has been highly cited and it is among the Top 15 highly cited papers in the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Manufacturing according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2013 - http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=_YC0MZmxT8cJ.2013&vq=eng_manufacturingmachinery&cstart=0

“Second Best Paper Award” for the paper entitled “A mathematical model to evaluate the workforce role in an agile environment” (co-author(s): Raj, S.A., Vimal, K.E.K., Shama, M.S., Vinodh, S., Chowdiah, M.P.) for the session on “Operations Research and Decision Science” in the International Conference on Agile Manufacturing Systems (ICAM-2012), December 16-19, 2012, Varanasi, India, (Organized by Indian Institute of Technology (formerly Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India).

Received the “TVSE Innovator Award” from the ‘Management Guru’ – Prof. C. K. Prahalad, in recognition of my contribution towards the development of a new product called SPRINT at TVS Electronics Limited, Chennai

 

Significant Publications
Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2016), "Leanness assessment: a literature review", International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol.36 No. 10, pp.1115-1160.

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2015). A case study on downstream supply chain of an Indian alcoholic beverage manufacturer – Some insights for the global business”, Journal of Indian Business Research, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp.161-195.

Chandrashekar, A., Anand, G. and Gopalakrishnan, N. (2014), "Business process re-engineering through lean thinking – A case study", Journal of Enterprise Transformation, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp.123-150.

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2013), "Launch of Roulette – A Premium Brandy in India by JDPL", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, doi:10.1108/EEMCS-06-2013-0088

Anand, G., Soni, G., Prakash, S. and Badhotiya, G.K. (2013), "Review on Supply Chain Management Research - An Indian Perspective", IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review Vol. 2 No. 1, pp.1-19.

Anand, G. and Bahinipati, B.K. (2012), “Measuring horizontal collaboration intensity in supply chain – A graph-theoretic approach”, Production Planning and Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 23 Nos. 10-11, pp.801-816.

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2011), “Design of lean manufacturing systems using value stream mapping with simulation – A case study”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 22 No. 4, pp.444-473.

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2010), “A mathematical model for evaluating the roles and responsibilities of human resources in a lean manufacturing environment”, International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, Vol. 10 No. 1, pp.63–100.

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2009), “Application of benchmarking for assessing the lean manufacturing implementation”, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 16 No. 2, pp.274-308.

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2008), “Benchmarking the benchmarking models”, Benchmarking-An International Journal, Vol. 15 No. 3, pp.257-291.

Mishra, R.P., Anand, G., and Kodali, R. (2007), “Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis for frameworks of world-class maintenance”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 221 No. 7, pp.1193-1208.

Mishra, R.P., Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2006), “Development of a framework for world-class maintenance systems”, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 5 No. 2, pp.141–165.

 

Conferences, Seminars & Talks
John, L. and Anand, G. (2016), "Coordination mechanism for humanitarian supply chain using flexible returns contracts", Proceedings of the International conference on “Big Data Analytics for Optimising Supply Chains, 29-30 July 2016, S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Andheri West, Mumbai, India, (organized by SPJIMR and Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) India Chapter).

Narayanamurthy, G., Shah, R. and Anand, G. (2016), "Are penalties "sticky" in the long term? An empirical investigation in the US Nursing Homes", Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS), 6-9 May, Orlando, Florida, USA. (Organized by Production & Operations Management Society (POMS), USA.

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2015), "Critical failure factors in implementing ERP - Relationships, priorities and framework", Proceedings of the International Conference on Organization and Management (ICOM 2015), 22-23 November 2015, InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE (Organized by College of Business Administration, Abu Dhabi University and Asian Academy of Management)

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2015), "Lean implementation in educational institute – A study based on action research methodology", Presented in the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, 21-24 November 2015, Seattle, Washington, USA. (Organized by Decision Sciences Institute, USA).

Gopalakrishnan, N., Shah, R. and Anand, G. (2015), "Impact of inspection outcomes on Nursing home care quality - Role of ownership and affiliation", Presented in the 2015 INFORMS Annual Meeting, 1-4 November 2015, Philadelphia, USA, Organized by INstitute For Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), USA.

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2014), “Hospital leanness index – A fuzzy assessment method for hospitals implementing lean thinking”, Proceedings of the XVIII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, 12-14 December, IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India (Organized by Society of Operations Management and Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India).

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2014), “A novel methodology for assessing leanness using graph theoretic approach”, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on European Operations Management Association (EurOMA 2014), 20- 25 June, Palermo, Italy (Organized by European Operations Management Association (EurOMA), UK).

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2014), “Lean thinking in healthcare sector: Experience from an Indian hospital”, Proceedings of the 25th Anniversary Conference of Production and Operations Management Society (POM 2014), 9-12 May, Atlanta, USA (Organized by Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), USA).

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2013), "Benchmarking Lean in Healthcare – A Case Study of a Hospital in India", Proceedings of the XVII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management (SOM-2013), December 20-22, 2013, Chennai, India (Organized by Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India).

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2013), "Downstream supply chain of an alcoholic beverage manufacturer in India – A case study", Proceedings of the International Conference on Supply Chain & Logistics Management (ICSCLM 2013), 5-7 December 2013, New Delhi, India (Organized by The Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics Management at Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India and Logistics Institute at Hull University Business School, The University of Hull, UK).

Gopalakrishnan, N. and Anand, G. (2013), "Lean thinking in education: A case study approach", Presented in the 2013 Lean Educator Conference (LEC 2013), 3-5 October2013, Columbus, Ohio, USA (Organized by Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA).

Raj, S.A., Vimal, K.E.K., Shama, M.S., Vinodh, S., Anand, G. and Chowdiah, M.P. (2012), "A mathematical model to evaluate the workforce role in an agile environment", Proceedings of the International Conference on Agile Manufacturing Systems (ICAM-2012), December 16-19, 2012, Varanasi, India, (Organized by Indian Institute of Technology (formerly Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India).

Shiv Shankar, K. and Anand, G. (2012), “Application of a multi-criteria decision making approach in the design of a supply chain – a case study”, Proceedings of the XVI Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management (SOM-2012), December 21-23, 2012, New Delhi, India (Organized by Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi, India and Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India).

Chandrashekar, A. and Anand, G. (2011), “Re-engineering the software development process using lean thinking – A case study”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology Systems and Management (ITSM-2011), December 17-18, 2011, Kozhikode, Kerala, India (Organized by Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), Kozhikode, Kerala, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India, School of Management, University of Texas, Dallas, USA and George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA).

Srinivas, J. and Anand, G. (2011), “A meta-data analysis of literature on implementation of lean manufacturing”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing "Issues, Trends and Practices (ICSM-2011), November 10-12, 2011, Pilani, Rajasthan, India, pp.209-215 (Organized by Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan, India).

Dasgupta, N. and Anand, G. (2011), “A study on implementation of lean manufacturing elements in Indian industry using a meta-data analysis”, Proceedings of the 26th National Convention of Production Engineering & National Seminar on New Vistas in Production Technologies, May 7-8, 2011, Jaipur, India, pp.44-52 (Organized by Institute of Engineers, Rajasthan State Chapter, Rajasthan, India) - Key Note Address

Ramachandran, R., Srinivas, J. and Anand, G. (2010), “A study on implementation of six-sigma tools and techniques in Indian industry using meta-analysis approach”, Proceedings of the Second Annual Global Business Summit Conference (GBSC 2010), June 23-25, 2010, Chennai, India, pp.166-187 (Organized by Global Strategic Management Inc. (GSMI), Michigan, USA and Karunya University, Coimbatore, India).

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2009), “Development of analytic hierarchy process for the selection of a product development methodology”, Proceedings of the PDMA India IV Annual International Conference on New Product Development: Challenges in Meltdown Times (NPDC 2009), December 17-19, 2009, Chennai, India (Organized by Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India and Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) India).

Balaji, M. Ch., Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2009), “Selection of a machine tool for FMS using ELECTRE III – a case study”, Proceedings of the 5th Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2009), August 22-25, 2009, Bangalore, India (Organized by IEEE Robotics and Automation Society and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India).

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2008), “A simulation approach for the design of lean manufacturing systems”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Frontiers in Design and Manufacturing Engineering (ICDM-08), February 01-02, 2008, Coimbatore, India (Organized by Karunya University, Coimbatore, India).

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2008), “Lean manufacturing – past, present and the future”, Proceedings of the All India Seminar on “New Vistas in Manufacturing”, January 05-06, 2008, Jaipur, India (Organized by Institute of Engineers, Rajasthan State Chapter, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India).

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2007), “Performance value analysis for justification of lean manufacturing systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2007), December 2-5, 2007, Singapore (Organized by IEEE Engineering Management Society, Singapore Chapter and IEEE Singapore Section).

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2007), “Operations management in nano-manufacturing era: some issues and propositions”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Mechanical Technology – Macro to Nano (EMTM2N – 2007), 16-18 February 2007, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan, India (Organized by Mechanical Engineering Group, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan, India).

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2006), “A conceptual framework for lean new product development”, Proceedings of National Conference on Design for Product Life Cycle (DPLC-2006), February 17-18, 2006, Pilani, Rajasthan, India (Organized by Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan, India).

Mishra, R.P. Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2003), “Relative rating model for the justification of world-class quality management”, Proceedings of the International Conference of Quality, Reliability and Information Technology - Trends and Future directions (ICQRIT 2003), December 18-20, 2003, Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi, India (Organized by Society of Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management, Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology- Bombay, Mumbai, S.O.S in Computer Science and Applications, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India).

 

Working Papers
1.   Implementation of lean manufacturing in India - A meta-data analysis
Nishant Dasgupta;G. Anand    (2011)    Abstract

2.   Lean thinking in healthcare sector: Experience from an Indian Hospital
Gopalakrishnan Narayanamurthy & Anand Gurumurthy     (2014)    Abstract
 

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