ANAND G

ANAND G

Professor
Quantitative Methods and Operations Management Area

+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)

Academic Positions


2021 - Till date, Professor, Quantitative Methods & Operations Management Area

2013 - 2021; Associate Professor, Quantitative Methods & Operations Management Area

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

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

Visiting Faculty, Indian Institute of Management Amritsar (IIM ASR), Taught Service Operations Management, Lean Systems, for multiple batches of PGP

Conferences, Seminars & Talks


Srivastav, D., Praveen, P., Anand, G., and Sensarma, R. (2021), 'Does salary dispersion affect team performance in cricket? - The context of IPL', Presented in 31st Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), 30 Apr-5 May, Online.

Srivastav, D., Pati, R.K., Anand, G. (2021), 'Sustainability in e-commerce: A triple bottom-line view', Presented in 31st Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), 30 Apr-5 May, Online.

Srivastav, D., Praveen, P. and Anand, G. (2020), 'Role of situational factors and decision making: Comparison between one-day cricket and twenty20 cricket', Presented in Sixth Biennial Conference of the Indian Academy of Management (INDAM 2020), 2-4 January, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, Organised by Indian Academy of Management (INDAM) and Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli (IIMT), Tamil Nadu, India.

Srivastav, D. and Anand, G. (2019), 'Implementing lean thinking in e-commerce industry - An exploration', Presented in the XXIII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management (SOM 2019), 19-21 December 2019, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. (Organized by Society of Operations Management (SOM) and Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur)

Narayanamurthy, G., Sengupta, T., Shinde, S. and Anand, G. (2019), 'Lean journey of healthcare institutions: A literature review', Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of European Operations Management Association (EurOMA 2019) - Operations adding value to society, 17-19 June 2019, Helsinki, Finland. (Organized by European Operations Management Association, Hanken School of Economics, Finland and Aalto University Business School, Finland)

John, L. and Anand, G. (2018), 'On the use of quantity flexibility contract with discounts with spot market procurement in humanitarian supply chain', Presented in the 12th International Conference of the Indian Sub Continent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI 2018) - Data Driven Decision Making in the Digital Age, 27-30 December 2018, Mumbai, India (Organized by S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) and Indian Sub Continent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI)).

Vinoth Kumar, C. and Anand, G. (2018), 'Application of MUSIC-3D for inventory management in a hospital - A case study', Presented in the XXII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management (SOM 2018): Operations Management at Crossroads - Challenges of Big Data, Industry 4.0, Sustainability, and Global Uncertainty, 20-22 December 2018, Kozhikode, Kerala, India (Organized by Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) and Society of Operations Management (SOM))

Mittal, S. and Anand, G. (2017), 'Implementing lean in a restaurant: A feasibility study', Presented in the 11th International Conference of the Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI), 28-30 December 2017, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. (Organized by Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI) and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Tiruchirappalli)

Narayanamurthy, G., Anand, G. and Subramanian, N. (2017), 'Is the hospital ready to rollout lean implementation? - A methodology for assessing the organizational readiness', Presented in the International Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) - Navigating the Future: Innovative technologies and methodologies in operations management, Sydney, Australia, 12-14 December, 2017 (Organised by Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM), Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia).

John, L. and Anand, G. (2016), 'Coordination mechanism for humanitarian supply chain using flexible returns contracts', Presented in 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', Presented in 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., 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', Presented in 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), 'Lean thinking in healthcare sector: Experience from an Indian hospital', Presented in 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), '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).

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', Presented in 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).

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).

Corporate / Public Sector Leadership


1999- 2001; Methods/Industrial Engineer, TVS Electronics Limited, Chennai, India.

Other Professional Appointments


Apr 2021 - Till date, Chairperson - Research

Jun 2017 - Mar 2019; Chairperson - Quantitative Methods and Operations Management (QM & OM) Area, IIM Kozhikode

Dec 2014 - May 2017; Chairperson - Accreditation and Ranking, IIM Kozhikode

Teaching


Service Operations Management

Service Operations Management

Humanitarian Supply Chain Management

Humanitarian Supply Chain Management

Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma

Operations Strategy

Operations Strategy

Lean Systems

Lean Systems

Six Sigma

Six Sigma

Quality Management

Quality Management

Operations Management

Operations Management

Significant Publications


THE BELOW LIST SHOWS ONLY A SELECT FEW PUBLICATIONS. COMPLETE LIST WOULD BE PROVIDED ON REQUEST

Puram, P., Gurumurthy, A., Narmetta, M. and Mor, R.S. (2021), 'Last-mile challenges in on-demand food delivery during COVID-19: understanding the riders' perspective using a grounded theory approach', The International Journal of Logistics Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLM-01-2021-0024

John, L. and Gurumurthy, A. (2021), 'Are quantity flexibility contracts with discounts in the presence of spot market procurement relevant for the humanitarian supply chain? An Exploration', Annals of Operations Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-021-04058-4

John, L., Anand, G., Mateen, A. and Narayanamurthy, G. (2020), 'Improving the coordination in the humanitarian supply chain: exploring the role of options contract', Annals of Operations Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-020-03778-3

Narayanamurthy, G., Sengupta, T., Pati, R.K., Gupta, V., Gurumurthy, A. and Venkatesh, M. (2020), 'Assessment of systemic greenness: a case study of tyre manufacturing unit', Production Planning & Control, Vol. 31 Nos.11-12, pp.1035-1060. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1695920

John, L. Gurumurthy, A., Soni, G. and Jain, V. (2019), 'Modelling the inter-relationship between factors affecting coordination in a humanitarian supply chain: a case of Chennai flood relief', Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 283, pp.1227-1258. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-018-2963-3

Sreedharan, R.V., Sundar M.V, Vandana, M. and Anand, G., (2019), 'Development of a training module for Lean Six Sigma', International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Vol. 37 No. 5, pp.689-710, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJQRM-08-2018-0209

Narayanamurthy, G., Gurumurthy, A. Subramanian, N. and Moser, R. (2018), 'Assessing the readiness to implement lean in healthcare institutions - A case study', International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 197 No.3,pp.123-142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2017.12.028

Narayanamurthy, G. and Gurumurthy, A. (2018), 'Is the hospital lean? A mathematical model for assessing the implementation of lean thinking in healthcare institutions', Operations Research for Health Care, Vol. 18, September, pp.84-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orhc.2017.05.002

Narayanamurthy, G., Gurumurthy, A. and Chockalingam, R. (2017), 'Applying lean thinking in an educational institute - an action research', International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 66 No. 5, pp. 598-629. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-07-2016-0144

Narayanamurthy, G. and Gurumurthy, A. (2016), 'Systemic leanness: An index for facilitating continuous improvement of lean implementation', Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 27 No. 8, pp. 1014-1053. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMTM-04-2016-0047

Narayanamurthy, G. and Gurumurthy, A. (2016), 'Leanness assessment: a literature review', International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 36 No. 10, pp. 1115-1160. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-01-2015-0003

Narayanamurthy, G. 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., https://doi.org/10.1108/JIBR-11-2014-0074

Ramachandran, N., Sivaprakasam, P., Thangamani, G. and Anand, G. (2014), 'Selecting a suitable cloud computing technology deployment model for an academic institute-a case study', Campus-Wide Information Systems (now International Journal of Information and Learning Technology), Vol. 31 No. 5, pp.319-345, https://doi.org/10.1108/CWIS-09-2014-0018

Chandrashekar, A., Anand, G. and Narayanamurthy, G. (2014), 'Business process re-engineering through lean thinking - A case study', Journal of Enterprise Transformation, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp.123-150., https://doi.org/10.1080/19488289.2013.879681

Narayanamurthy, G. 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

Raj, S.A., Sudheer, A., Vinodh, S. and Anand, G. (2013), 'A mathematical model to evaluate the role of agility enablers and criteria in a manufacturing environment', International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 51 No. 19, pp.5971-5984, https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2013.825381

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/2277975213496508

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, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2011.642164

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2012), 'An application of analytic hierarchy process for the selection of a methodology to improve the product development process', Journal of Modelling in Management, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp.97-121, https://doi.org/10.1108/1746566

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, https://doi.org/10.1108/17410381111126409

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2010), 'Development of a framework for implementation of lean manufacturing systems', International Journal of Management Practice, Vol. 4 No. 1, pp.95-116, https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMP.2010.029705

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, https://doi.org/10.1108/14635770

Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2008), 'Benchmarking the benchmarking models', Benchmarking-An International Journal, Vol. 15 No. 3, pp.257-291, https://doi.org/10.1108/14635770

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, https://doi.org/10.1243/09544054JEM810

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, https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219686706000807

Awards


Awarded the 'Outstanding Professor in Lean Six Sigma (LSS)', by the Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Society International, Michigan, USA, on 18 August 2021, in recognition and appreciation of my outstanding achievements (papers and citations) and contribution to the field of Lean and Six Sigma, http://www.ieomsociety.org/awards-india2021.pdf

Won the Dr Theo Williamson Award for the 'Outstanding Paper' instituted by Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management and Emerald Literati Networks for the research paper: Narayanamurthy, G. and Anand, G. (2016), "Systemic leanness: An index for facilitating continuous improvement of lean implementation”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 27 No. 8, pp.1014-1053. http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/authors/literati/awards.htm?year=2017

"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 "

In News


The following research 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. ranks SEVENTH among the list of highly cited papers in Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, as per Google Scholar Citations Report 2015 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=_YC0MZmxT8cJ.2015

The following research 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. ranks SEVENTH among the list of highly cited papers in Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, as per Google Scholar Citations Report 2015 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=_YC0MZmxT8cJ.2015

The following research paper: 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, as per the Google Scholar Citations Report 2014 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KK4KR3GmsxoJ.2014

The following research paper: 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, as per the Google Scholar Citations Report 2014 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KK4KR3GmsxoJ.2014

The following research work: 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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KuIqpCSNOaIJ.2014

The following research work: 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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KuIqpCSNOaIJ.2014

The following research 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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=_YC0MZmxT8cJ.2014

The following research 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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=_YC0MZmxT8cJ.2014

The following research paper: 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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=N0YRPOoUnSEJ.2014

The following research paper: 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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=N0YRPOoUnSEJ.2014

The following research 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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=68DEU_X2VyUJ.2013

The following research 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 - https://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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KK4KR3GmsxoJ.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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=KK4KR3GmsxoJ.2013

The following research work: 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 - 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

The following research work: 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 - 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

The following research 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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=_YC0MZmxT8cJ.2013&vq=eng_manufacturingmachinery&cstart=0

The following research 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 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=_YC0MZmxT8cJ.2013&vq=eng_manufacturingmachinery&cstart=0

The following research paper: Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2012), 'An application of analytic hierarchy process for the selection of a methodology to improve the product development process', Journal of Modelling in Management, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp.97-121. ranks SEVENTH among the list of highly cited papers in Journal of Modeling in Management, according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2017 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=4mFKYAnNr-0J.2017

The following research paper: Anand, G. and Kodali, R. (2012), 'An application of analytic hierarchy process for the selection of a methodology to improve the product development process', Journal of Modelling in Management, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp.97-121. ranks SEVENTH among the list of highly cited papers in Journal of Modeling in Management, according to Google Scholar Citations Report 2017 - https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=4mFKYAnNr-0J.2017

The following research article: Anand, G. and Narayanamurthy, G. (2016), 'Leanness assessment: a literature review', International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 36 No. 10, pp. 1115-1160. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-01-2015-0003 is among the top 25 list of highly cited papers in the International Journal of Operations & Production Management, as per Google Scholar Metrics Report 2020 - https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=5b2F7og2KsQJ.2020&cstart=20

The following research article: Anand, G. and Narayanamurthy, G. (2016), 'Leanness assessment: a literature review', International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 36 No. 10, pp. 1115-1160. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-01-2015-0003 is among the top 25 list of highly cited papers in the International Journal of Operations & Production Management, as per Google Scholar Metrics Report 2020 - https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=5b2F7og2KsQJ.2020&cstart=20

The following research article: Narayanamurthy, G. and Gurumurthy, A. (2016), 'Leanness assessment: a literature review' published in the International Journal of Operations & Production Management figures among the top 20 highly cited papers as per the 2021 Scholar Metrics Report by Google Scholar. Details are available at https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=5b2F7og2KsQJ.2021

The following research article: Narayanamurthy, G. and Gurumurthy, A. (2016), 'Leanness assessment: a literature review' published in the International Journal of Operations & Production Management figures among the top 20 highly cited papers as per the 2021 Scholar Metrics Report by Google Scholar. Details are available at https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=5b2F7og2KsQJ.2021

The following research article: Narayanamurthy, G. and Gurumurthy, A. (2018), 'Is the hospital lean? A mathematical model for assessing the implementation of lean thinking in healthcare institutions', published in Operations Research for Health Care figures among the list of 15 highly cited papers, as per Scholar Metrics Report 2021, published by Google Scholar. For more details, please check: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_hcore&venue=lpfgftMfTRcJ.2021

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Operational excellence through Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, Total Productive Maintenance

Humanitarian Supply Chain

Applications of Multi Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) Models

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