Prof. Ms. Karuna Jain


Prof. (Ms.) Karuna Jain
Professor
Personal HomepagePhone:022 2576 7785
Fax: 022 2572 2872
Email: kjain[at]iitb.ac.in

Education

  • Faculty Development Programme (Management), 1991, IIM, Ahmedabad, India
  • Ph.D. (Industrial Engineering), 1987, IIT Kharagpur, India
  • B.E. (Electrical Engineering), 1981, A.P.S. University, Rewa, India

Research Interests

  • Technology & Innovation Management
  • Technology Audit, Dynamics of Intellectual Capital and Innovation, Impact of Gloablization of R&D, Strategic Management of Technology
  • Technology & Innovation Policies Intellectual Property Management Designing IP Systems for enhancing organization performance,
  • Applications of Patinformatics for business discussion Project Management Scope Management,
  • Project Risk Management and Resource Constraint Project Scheduling Supply Chain Management: Supply Chain Planning in Stochastic envirnoment, Inter-organizational relationship and coordination in Supply Chain,
  • Application of Supply Chain Concepts in Textile and Apparel Industry

Teaching Interests

  • Strategic Management of Technology
  • Management of R&D and Innovation
  • Project Management
  • Management of Technology Transfer
  • Intellectual Property Management

Positions Held

Academic

  • Professor(2004 onwards)
  • Associate Professor (1997 - 2004)
  • Assistant Professor (1995-1997)

Industry

AE(E), IES cadre in Dept. of Telecommunication, Govt. of India (1983- 1986)

Awards

  • Emerald Literati Network 2007, Highly Commended Award for her paper "A new framework to understand the technological innovation process" published in Journal of Intellectual Capital joint written by Rajiv S.
  • Narvekar Silver Medal for Best Case Study (Tradiational Area) for the paper entitled "Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness thourgh BPR - A Case Study".
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Operations Management, Faculty of Management, University of Calgary, Canada Gold Medal in B.E. (Electrical Engineering), 1981, A.P.S. University, Rewa, India

Publications

Refereed Journals (under review)

  • Agrawal G. K, Karuna Jain and K V Ramaswamy, “Group affiliation advantage: Policy favours, market imperfections and internal capital market”, International Journal of Economics and Business

Papers in Referred Journals (Published/Accepted)

  • Narvekar Rajiv and Karuna Jain, “A new framework to understand the Technological Innovation Process,” Journal of Intellectual Capital, Volume 7, No. 2 , 2006
  • Karuna Jain, Lokesh Nagar and Vivek Srivastava, “Benefit sharing in inter-organizational coordination”, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol.11, No.6, 2006
  • Karuna Jain, “Cost Minimization through Consolidation of Logistics: A Case”, Industrial Engineering Journal Vol. XXXV No.1, January 2006 page no. 35-38
  • Karuna Jain and Ashish Dubey, "Supply Chain Collaboration: A Governance Perspective”, Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, Vol.6, No.2, 2005
  • Saji K. B., Karuna Jain, and S. Krishanmoorthy, “Technology Transfer Through IJVs: Determinants of Transferor-Transferee Relationship”, International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialization, Vol.4, No.2, 2005
  • Karuna Jain, “Changing Paradigm in Manufacturing”, Industrial Engineering Journal Vol. XXXIV No.8", August 2005 page no. 11-16
  • Karuna Jain, “Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness through BPR – A Case Study,” Industrial Engineering Journal Vol. XXXIV No.7, July 2005 page no. 11- 17
  • Karuna Jain, and E A Silver, "The Single period Procurement Problem where Dedicated Supplier Capacity can be reserved", Naval Research Logistics, Sept.1995
  • Karuna Jain and E A Silver, "Lot-Sizing for a Product Subject to Obsolescence or Perishability", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol 75, 1994
  • E A Silver and Karuna Jain, "Some ideas Regarding Reserving Supplier Capacity and Selecting Replenishment Quantities in a project context", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol 35, 1994
  • Karuna Jain and R Ramakrishna, “Research and Development Management in India: Problems and Remedies", Prabandh, April-Sept. 1991
  • Karuna Jain and D. Acharya, "Algorithm for Multi-facility Dynamic Lot-sizing Scheduling problems with time-varying production costs and capacity constraints", IE Journal, Vol. XX, No.10, 1991.
  • Karuna Jain and P. Srivastava, "Comparative Evaluation of Flexible Manufacturing Systems in Indian Context", IE Journal, Vol. XVIII, No.10, 1989 Papers in Refereed Journals: (accepted)
  • Lokesh Nagar and Karuna Jain, “Supply Chain Planning using multi-stage stochastic programming”, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal (accepted)
  • Saji K. B and Karuna Jain, “Modelling the Technology Transfer Process in IJVs: A Relationship based Approach", International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialization, (accepted)

Papers in Conference Proceedings

  • Atanu Ghosh, Karuna Jain and Sridhar Sundaram “Services Management in the Apparel Supply Chain”, IEEE-SOLI 2005, China, 10 – 12 August 2005
  • Ashish Dubey and Karuna Jain “Role of formal and informal mechanisms in supply chain governance - an empirical study”, 6th International Conference on Quantitative Management (ICOQM), IIM Indore, August 2005
  • Karuna Jain and Rajiv Narvekar “Managing technological innovations in emerging industries: An exploratory study of two Indian Pharma-biotech organizations”, PICMET 2005
  • Karuna Jain and Rajiv Narvekar “Managing technological innovations in emerging industries: An exploratory study of two Indian pharma-biotech organizations”, PICMET 2005
  • Ashish Dubey and Karuna Jain “Role of IT as an enabler of Collaborative SC governance and its impact on SC performance – A conceptual framework”, Proceedings of Fifth International Conference On Operations and Quantitative Management, Seoul, S. Korea, Oct 2004
  • Karuna Jain and Rajiv Narvekar “Doing MOT Research – Putting “Ph” back into Research?” Proceedings of 13th International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT), Washington DC, April 2004
  • Rajiv Narvekar and Karuna Jain “A cognitive perspective of technological innovation” Proceedings of 13th International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT), Washington DC, April 2004
  • Prashant Hiran, Karuna Jain and S. P. Nadkarni “Risk Management in Indian Construction Industry: A Case”, Proceeding of 4th International Conference on Construction Project Management (ICCPM 2004), Singapore, March 2004
  • Karuna Jain and S. P. Nadkarni “R&D Project Monitoring and Control”, Proceedings of R&D Management Conference 2003, New Delhi, Dec 2003
  • Rajiv S. Narvekar and Karuna Jain “Organizational Design Interventions to Promote Technological Innovations”, Proceedings of R&D Management Conference 2003, New Delhi, Dec 2003
  • Sanjeev Nadkarni and Karuna Jain “System Dynamics Model for Scope Change Control”, Proceeding of 34th Annual Conference of the International Simulation and Gaming Association, Japan, 25 – 29 Aug 2003
  • Karuna Jain and Rajiv S. Narvekar “Metrics for Measuring Industrial R&D Effectiveness in India”, Proceedings of International Conference on Management of Research and Development 2003 (ICMARD 2003), New Delhi, Jan 2003
  • David P Isaac and Karuna Jain “Building New Product Development Capability: A Case Study”, Proceedings of International Conference on Management of Research and Development 2003 (ICMARD 2003), New Delhi, Jan 2003
  • Saji K. B. and Karuna Jain “A relationship Based Assessment of International Joint Venture Performance”, Proceedings of International Conference on Management of Research and Development 2003 (ICMARD 2003), New Delhi, Jan 2003
  • Karuna Jain and Sanjeev P. Nadkarni “Tools for Scope Management”, Proceedings of International Conference on Project Management 2002 (ProMAC 2002), Singapore, July 2002
  • Sanjeev P. Nadnarni and Karuna Jain “Scope Management: A Case Study”, Proceedings of International Conference on Project Management 2002 (ProMAC 2002), Singapore, July 2002
  • Karuna Jain and Rajiv Narvekar “The Role of New Technology in the Indian Automobile Industry: A Case Study”, Proceeding of 5th World Congress on Intellectual Capital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Jan 2002
  • R. R. Hirwani and Karuna Jain “Drivers and Dynamics of global R&D and Innovations - Survey of Literature”, Proceeding of R&D Management Conference 2001, New Delhi, Dec 2001
  • Karuna Jain and Rajiv Narvekar “Social Capital and R&D Networks”, Proceeding of R&D Management Conference 2001, New Delhi, Dec 2001
  • Nilanjana Chakraborty and Karuna Jain “Drivers of R&D: Innovation and Technological Change”, Proceeding of R&D Management Conference 2001, New Delhi, Dec 2001
  • Karuna Jain and Rajiv Narvekar “Theory Building & Research in Technology Management: The case for Case Study Research”, Proceeding of 11th International Forum on Technology Management (IFTM), Bangalore, Nov 2001
  • Karuna Jain and Rajiv Narvekar ”R&D Effectiveness in Indian Industries”, Proceeding of 11th International Forum on Technology Management (IFTM), Bangalore, Nov 2001
  • Rajiv Narvekar and Karuna Jain “The Process Of Technological Innovation: Issues and Directions”, Proceeding of in 11th International Forum On Technology Management (IFTM), Bangalore, Nov 2001
  • Saji K., Karuna Jain and Krishnamoorthy S. “Transferor-Transferee relationship for Effective Technology Transfer in the context of Joint Venture (JV)”, Proceeding of Millennium R&D management Conference: Leveraging Research and Technology Alliances, New Delhi, Dec 2000
  • Karuna Jain and Kunal “R&D effectiveness in IT Projects”, Proceeding of Millennium R&D management Conference: Leveraging Research and Technology Alliances, New Delhi, Dec 2000
  • Anupam Jaju and Karuna Jain “Acquisitions through Market Oriented Synergy”, Proceeding of 30th Annual Meeting, Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Wilmington, North Carolina, Feb 2000
  • Karuna Jain and Ajit Kolhe “Manufacturing Competitiveness through IT” Second International Conference on Business and Management, NIM, Ahemedabad, Jan 2000
  • Karuna Jain and Piyush Gupta “Justification of ERP System”, Proceeding of International Conference on Operations Management for Global Economy, New Delhi, Dec 1999
  • Karuna Jain and Ajit Kolhe “A Framework for Implementing Manufacturing Module of ERP System”, Proceeding of International Conference on Operations Management for Global Economy, New Delhi, Dec. 1999
  • R. R. Hirwani and Karuna Jain “Emerging Perspectives in Globalisation of Commercial R&D”, Proceeding of the R&D Management Conference, New Delhi, 1999
  • Karuna Jain, Rajesh Shinde and Deepak Jakate “Cost Reduction Strategy for Distribution of Product: A case study”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Supply Chain management, MDI, Gurgaon, Nov 1998
  • Karuna Jain and Sunil Phabiani “Improving DRP effectiveness in ERP environment: A case study”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Supply Chain management, MDI, Gurgaon, Nov 1998
  • Karuna Jain and Sanjeev Jain “Management of R&D in Electronics Sector”, Proceeding of National Seminar on Problems and Challenges of Technology Transfer, In-House R & D and Indigenous Technology for Indian Industry In The 1990’s, IIT Bombay, Jan 1996
  • Karuna Jain and Avinash Samarani “Implementation issues of Computer Integrated Manufacturing in Indian scenario", Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Production Research, Jerusalem, Israel, Aug 1995 (In absentia)
  • Karuna Jain and Anupam Misra "A Framework for Manufacturing Strategy” Proceeding of Thirty Sixth National Conventions of IIIE, Bangalore, Oct 1994
  • Karuna Jain and Avinash Samarani “Strategic issues related to Computer Integrated Manufacturing", Proceeding of the Thirty sixth National Convention of IIIE, Bangalore, Oct 1994
  • Karuna Jain and Sanjay Patel "Review of Some Recent Maintenance Models with Applications to Advanced Manufacturing Technologies", Proceedings of Thirty Fifth Convention of Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering, Oct 1993
  • Karuna Jain and Vinay Topkar "Decision Support System Model for Acquisition Process in Construction” Proceeding of 25th Annual convention of Operational Research Society of India, IIM, Headband, Dec 1992
  • Karuna Jain and E A Silver "Lot-Sizing of Perishable Products" Proceeding of Thirty-third Joint National Meeting of TIMS/ORSA, Orlando, April 1992
  • Karuna Jain and D. Acharya "Algorithm for Dynamic Lot-Size scheduling problems with time varying cost and capacity constraints" Proceeding of eighteenth annual convention of ORSI, Jamshedpur, Dec 1985
  • Karuna Jain and D. Acharya "A Simultaneous Planning model for production employment and working capital in multistage production systems" Proceeding of fifteenth annual convention of ORSI, IIT Kharagpur, Dec 1982

Papers Presented in Conferences (Not Published)

  • Ashish Dubey and Karuna Jain “A Conceptual framework of interorganizational relationships in supply chain”, Second International Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Coimbatore, India, Aug 2004
  • Karuna Jain and Lokesh Nagar “Supply Chain Planning under Uncertainty”, Second International Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Coimbatore, India, Aug 2004
  • Atanu Ghosh, Karuna Jain and J. A. H. Ashiq Supply Chain Management in Indian Textile Industry, 9th International Symposium on Logistics, IIM Bangalore, July 2004
  • Ashish Dubey and Karuna Jain “A conceptual framework of Inter-organizational relationships in Supply Chains”, 7th Annual Conference of Society of Operations Management, IIM Indore, Dec 2003
  • Lokesh Nagar and Karuna Jain “Production-distribution planning in supply chain network using a hybrid simulation-analytical approach”, 7th Annual Conference of Society of Operations Management, IIM Indore, Dec 2003
  • R. R. Hirwani and Karuna Jain “India as an Offshore R&D Destination: Issues and Challenges”, Presented in Inaugural Conference, Academy of International Business (AIB India), Mumbai Feb 2003.
  • Saji K. B. and Karuna Jain “A QUEST based Assessment of IJV Performance”, Presented in VI Annual conference of Society of Operations Management, Kozikode, Dec 2002
  • Karuna Jain “Enhancing Effectiveness of Supply Chain: A case study”, Presented in VI Annual conference of Society of Operations Management, Kozikode, Dec 2002
  • Rajiv Narvekar and Karuna Jain “Intuition and its role in the Technological Innovation Process”, Presented in the VI Annual conference of Society of Operations Management, Kozikode, Dec 2002
  • S. P. Nadkarni and Karuna Jain “Developing Project Scope Management Tool”, Presented in VI Annual conference of Society of Operations Management, Kozikode, Dec 2002
  • S. P. Nadkarni and Karuna Jain “Scope Management: Tools and Techniques”, Presented in Operations Management conference 5 (OM5), Dec 2001
  • Hemant C. Gajbhiye, Karuna Jain and S. P. Nadkarni “Decision Support System framework for Project Scheduling”, Presented in Operations Management conference 5 (OM5), Dec 2001
  • Karuna Jain “Methodological issues in measuring R&D Effectiveness”, Presented in National Seminar on Prospects of R&D management under globalization, IIT Kanpur, Feb 2001
  • Nilanjana Chakraborty and Karuna Jain “Evaluation of R&D”, Presented in National Seminar on Prospects of R&D management under globalization, IIT Kanpur, Feb 2001
  • Kunal and Karuna Jain “Program Selection Model in Hi-Tech Project Management”, Presented in Operations Management Conference 4 (OM4), IIT Madras, Dec 2000
  • S. P. Nadkarni and Karuna Jain “Software Project Cost estimation”, Presented in Operations Management Conference 4 (OM4), IIT Madras, Dec 2000
  • Saji K., Karuna Jain and S. Krishnamurthy “Relationship determinants for effective technology transfer”, Presented in Operations Management conference 4 (OM4), Dec 2000
  • Karuna Jain and Vineet Pathak “Current Trends In Project Scheduling”, Presented In 29th Convention of ORSI, Mumbai, Dec 1996
  • Karuna Jain and Sanjeev Chachondia “Optimization of Communication Network for Bombay Division of Central Railways”, Presented in 29th Convention Of ORSI, Mumbai, Dec 1996
  • Karuna Jain and Chandrashaker “Integrated Production Distribution System” - A Review, Presented In 27 Th. Convention of Operational Research Society of India, Calcutta, Dec.1994
  • Karuna Jain and C M Karandikar “System Set up Problems in Flexible Manufacturing System”, Presented In 27th Convention of Operational Research Society of India, Calcutta Dec 1994
  • Karuna Jain and Avinash Samarani “Justification issues related to Computer Integrated Manufacturing”, Presented at the IX ISME Conference, Roorkee, Nov 1994
  • E A Silver and Karuna Jain "Reserving Supplier Capacity and Selecting Replenishment Quantities in a Project Context." Presented In Seventh International Symposium on Inventories, Budapest, Aug 1992

Books

  • “Management of R & D in Electronics Sector”, Technology Transfer, In-House R & D in Indian Industry, volume II, B. K. Pattnaik (Ed) Allied Publishers Limited, 1999
  • “Cost Reduction Strategy for Distribution of Product: A case study” in Supply Chain Management for Global competitiveness, B.S. Sahay (Ed), Macmillan India Limited 2000
  • “Improving DRP effectiveness in ERP environment: A case study”, Supply chain Management in the twenty-first century, B.S. Sahay (Ed), Macmillan India Limited 2000
  • “Justification of ERP System”, Operations Management for Global Economy: Challenges and Prospects, A. Kanda and P. Vrat (Eds), Phoenix Publishing House Private Limited 2000
  • “A Framework for Implementing Manufacturing Module of ERP System”, Operations Management for Global Economy: Challenges and Prospects, A. Kanda and P. Vrat (Eds), Phoenix Publishing House Private Limited 2000

Training Programmes (MDP | CEP - Conducted / Organized)

  • Supply Chain Planning: Siemens Informaion Systems Limited (SISL), July 2006
  • 3 days CEP on R&D Management, Sept 2005
  • "Project Management" (ALL, Hosur), June 2005
  • MDP on "Demand Management" Siemens Information Systems Limited (SISL), April 2005
  • "Project Management" (ALL, Hosur), April 2005
  • MDP on "Supply Chain Management" Siemens Informaion Systems Limited (SISL), Jan 2005
  • MDP on "R&D Management", Oct 2004
  • MDP on "R&D Management", Sept 2003
  • "Project Management", CME, Pune, May 2002
  • "Techno-entrepreneurship" June 2001
  • "IPR for competitive advantage" Dec 2000
  • "IT for manufacturing", Oct 1998
  • "IPR for competitive advantage", June 1997
  • "Competitive manufacturing", June 1997
  • "Project Management", Feb 1997
  • "Project Management" (L &T), 1997 Seminars National Seminar on Management of
  • "Global Product Development Projects", Nov 2003
  • "Role of Management graduates in globalizing Indian Industry", May 1996
  • National Seminar on "Problems and Challenges in Technology Transfer and In-house R&D and Indigenous technology for Indian Industries" in 1990s, Jan 1996
  • Workshops "Patent Drafting" Workshop in collaboration with World Intellectual Property Orgainzation (WIPO), Geneva, April 2006
  • 8 days Workshop on "Successful Technology Licensing Training" in collaboration with World Intellectual Property Orgainzation (WIPO), Nov 2004
  • PAN IIT Workshop on "IPR in Academia", Feb 2004
  • Workshop on "Institutional IP Management", Nov 2002
  • "Learning Material for Technology Management Education", June 2000
  • "Systems approach to organisations", Dec 1996
  • "Contemporary issues in Project Management", Dec 1996

Projects Completed

  • Bridging the Gap between Europe and India’s Nanotechnology Knowledge Bases towards an understanding of Innovative Support Structures, Training Programmes and Policies
  • Research and Training in Supply Chain Management
  • Drivers for Technological Innovation in National Innovation System
  • A Preliminary survey of Technology Management Practices
  • Research and Training in Technology Management, Phase I, II
  • Establishment of IPR Depository and Workshop on IPR

Graduate Students

Current Ph.D. Students

  • Lokesh Nagar: Supply Chain Planning for New Products Vandana Sharma: Intellectual Property Management

Graduated Ph.D. Students

  • Kamal Sharma: Socio-Economic Perspectives Of Medicare Insurance In India, 1999
  • Saji KB Nair: Role Of Transferor Transferee Relationship In Technology Transfer In The Context Of International Joint Venture, 2003
  • Hirwani R R: Globalization Of R&D And Its Impact On Industrial R&D, 2004
  • Sanjeev Nadkarni: Developing Scope Management System For Large Scale Projects, 2005
  • Rajiv Narvekar: The Dynamics Of Technological Innovation And Intellectual Capital, 2006
  • Girish Agarwal: Sustainable Competitive Advantage in Dynamic Environment in Indian Context, 2006
  • Atanu Ghosh: Application Of SCM Concept In Indian Textile And Apparel Industry, 2006
  • Ashish Dubey: Formation and Sustenance of Collaborative Inter Firm Relationships in Supply Chains: Antecedents, Governance Mechanisms, and Business Performance Outcomes, 2006