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Rohit Joshi

Dean-Academics & Professor, Ph.D, IIT Delhi,Postdoc – UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

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Email : rohitjoshi@iimshillong.ac.in

Office Ph.: +91 364 2308099

Research Interests/ Areas

Project Management, Supply Chain Management, Lean and Six Sigma, Innovation and Creative Problem Solving

Teaching Interest / Areas

Project Management, Supply Chain Management, Lean and Six Sigma, Innovation and Creative Problem Solving, Statistics for Decision Making, Game Theory and Business Strategy

Consultancy Interest / Areas

Project Management, Supply Chain Management, Lean and Six Sigma

Rohit Joshi is currently working as a Professor in the Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques area at IIM Shillong. He is a Fulbright fellow. He has done his Postdoctoral Research work at UCLA, the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. He has obtained his Ph.D from Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He has received Master in Technology from Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, in Industrial Engineering and his bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a Gold Medalist and the University topper in his M.Tech and B.Tech respectively. His areas of interest in consulting and teaching assignments include Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Six Sigma and Lean Thinking, Business Statistics, Project Management, Value-engineering, Design Thinking and Creative Problem Solving.

  • Academic and Research Experience: 13 Years.
  • Industry: 4 Years
  • Public Hospitals performance measurement through A Three-Staged Data Envelopment Analysis approach: Evidence from an emerging economy, (2022), Cybernetics and Systems (Accepted) [ Co- Authors: Seyed Hossein Razavi Hajiagha, Hannan Amoozad Mahdiraji, Shide Sadat Hashemi, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes]
  • Barriers to sustainable sourcing in the apparel and fashion luxury industry, Sustainable Production and Consumption, (2022) Sustainable Production and Consumption (Volume 31, Pages 220-235) [Co- Authors: Nilesh Bhandaria, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyesb, Luis Rocha-Lonac, Anil Kumard, Farheen Naze]
  • A scenario-based robust time–cost tradeoff model to handle the effect of COVID-19 on supply chains project management (2021), Operations Management Research (https: //doi.org/ 10.1007/s 12063-021-00195-y) [Co-authors: Hajiagha, S.H.R., Mahdiraji, H.A., Behnam, M., Nekoughadirli, B.]
  • Drivers and barriers in the consumption of alternative staples. A systematic literature review and future research agenda (2021), British Food Journal (Volume 123 Issue 11) [Co-authors: Shah, P., Dhir, A., Tripathy, N.]
  • Research constituents and citation analysis of the Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, (2021), Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing (Volume 36 Issue 8), [Co-authors: Donthu, N., Kumar, S., Sureka, R.]
  • Development of maturity model for assessing the implementation of Industry 4.0: learning from theory and practice (2021), Production Planning and Control (Volume 32, 2021 – Issue 8) [Co-authors: Wagire, A.A., Rathore, A.P.S., Jain, R.]
  • Analysing Process of Organ Donation and Transplantation Services in India at Hospital Level: SAP-LAP Model (2020), Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (Volume 21, pages 323–339) [Co-author: Dhakate, N.N.]
  • Inhibitors in the recycling of organs and implications to the environment: An emerging economy context (2020), Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal (Volume 31 Issue 5) [Co-author: Dhakate, N.]
  • Thirty years of the International Journal of Logistics Management – a retrospective analysis (2020), International Journal of Logistics Management (Volume 31 Issue 2) [Gammelgaard, B., Kumar, S., Pattnaik, D.]
  • Research constituents and authorship patterns in the Knowledge Management Research and Practice: a bibliometric analysis (2020), Knowledge Management Research and Practice (https://doi.org/10.1080/14778238.2020.1848365) [Schiuma, G., Kumar, S., Sureka, R.]
  • Factors Influencing E-district Adoption: An Empirical Assessment in Indian Context (2017), International Review of Management and Marketing (Volume 7(1), pages 514-520), [Co-authors: Baishya K., Samalia H.V.]
  • Community Based Agri-Chain Network: Sustainable Alternate Pathway towards Development in India,(2015), International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management ( Volume 13 Issue 4) [Co-authors: S., Dwivedi, R.]
  • Purchase intentions of consumer towards foreign brand apparel: evidences from India, (2015), Handbook of Research on Designing and Implementing Global Supply Chain Management, IGI Global, [Co-authors: Giridhar, V and Sadarangani, S.]
  • Assessing the readiness of farmers towards cold chain management: evidences from India, (2015) Designing and Implementing Global Supply Chain Management, IGI Global [Co-author: Joshi, S.]
  • Performance Improvement of Cold Chain in an Emerging Economy,(2012), Production Planning and Control: The Management of Operations (Volume 23 (10-11), pp 817-836) [Co-authors: Banwet D.K., Shankar R, Gandhi, J.]
  • A Delphi-AHP-TOPSIS Based Benchmarking Framework for Performance Improvement of a Cold Chain, (2011), Expert Systems with Applications (Volume 38, Issue 8, Pages 10170-10182) [Co-authors: Banwet D.K., Shankar R.]
  • Consumer Link in Cold Chain: An Indian scenario. (2010), Food Control (Volume 21, Issue 8, Pages 1137-1142), [Co-authors: Banwet D.K., Shankar R.]
  • Indian cold chain: modeling the inhibitors, (2009), British Food Journal (Volume 111 Issue 11), [Co-authors: Banwet D.K., Shankar R.]
  • Activity based costing as a tool for gaining competitive advantage: A case study, (2009), International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management (Vol. 2 No.1), [Co-author: Dangayach G.S.]

Consultancy and Research Projects

  • Assam Government- Revamp of Public Distribution System of Assam. A two tier new age Public distribution system is developed and presented to the Chief Minister of Assam, October, 2013. Status: Completed.
  • Sports readiness of Indian schools, SE TransStadia, Mumbai, India. Status: Completed. Completed 2012
  • Sports Policy of Meghalaya: Preparation of Draft Sports Policy of the Government of Meghalaya. Team Project. Status: Completed 2017
  • Validation of Techno-economic viability report of North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NEDFi) carried out for NERAMAC: Completed 2018
  • Development of performance measurement system to identify strategic fit between farmers `Demand’ and extension services ‘supply’: An exploratory study in Indian context. ICSSR sponsored project. Individual. (Rs. 0.9 Million)

Management Development Program-Program Coordinator

  • Three days MDP on Forecasting and Analytics – for Vidarbha Management Association, Maharashtra (2019).
  • Four days Project Management and Skill Development: Executives of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Government of Meghalaya (2019)
  • Five days In company MDP on Creative Problem Solving for Organization Excellence, for Managers of Willium lea Tag, Chennai (2018)
  • Two days MDP on General Management Program for MetLife professional (2018)
  • Five days MDP for the Senior Executives of SLPE’s and CPSE’s on Project Management during (2017)
  • Five days MDP for the Senior Executives of AMTRON Limited, Guwahati on Project Management (2015)
  • Five days’ MDP for the Middle Level Executives of AMTRON Limited, Guwahati on Project Management (2015)
  • Six days MDP for the Senior Executives of Oil Indian Limited, Guwahati on Contemporary Project Management during (2012)
  • Five days Advanced Management Program, titled “Understanding China: Business and Culture”, held at Ocean University, Qingdao, China for Administrative Officers of Meghalaya.( 2012)
  • Five days Advanced Management Program, titled “Understanding China: Business and Culture”, held at Ocean University, Qingdao, China for Entrepreneurs and Teachers (2012)
  • Two Days, Management Development Program conducted in on “Six Sigma and Lean Thinking for Performance Improvement” (2011)
  • Two Days, In-house MDP conducted for Mangers of Damodar Valley Corporation, Kolkata on ‘Total Quality Management” (2011)

Management Development Program-As Resource Person

Taken Classes in Faculty Development Program/ Numerus MDPs conducted for Government Officials, Public and Private Companies, Entrepreneurs conducted by IIM Shillong. Also taken invited lectures in IIT GUWAHATI, NEHU, GSI, NEEPCO, NBM, EAC, NEGRIIMS.

  • Awarded with “Best Paper on Innovative Research” in AICAR conference held in Aston University, Birmingham, UK (2019).
  • Awarded as a Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellow to conduct postdoctoral research work at UCLA, Los Angeles, California (2014).
  • Awarded Outreach Lecturing Fund, $ 1300, by Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), Institute of International Education (IIE), Washington, (2014).
  • Conferred upon by a Gold medal on securing first position in M Tech course at MNIT Jaipur (2004) University Topper: Bachelors of Engineering, production & Industrial Engineering, JNV University, Jodhpur (2000).