Prof. T. T. Niranjan


Associate Professor
213, Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai
91-22-25767756
ttniranjan[at]iitb.ac.in
https://niranjangroup.weebly.com
Prof. T. T. Niranjan

EMPLOYMENT

  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay — December 2011 to present
    Assistant Professor, Shailesh J Mehta School of Management
    Associate Professor, Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (November 2017 onwards)
  • ETH Zurich — December 2008 to November 2011
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Management, Technology and Economics
  • Indian Air Force — May 1997 to May 2003
    Commissioned Officer, frontline operational missile squadrons.

EDUCATION

  • Management Development Institute — Gurugram
    Fellow Programme in Management, 2008
    Thesis: Bullwhip effect and its behavioral causes: An empirically validated critique
    Advisors: Professor Bhimaraya A. Metri and Professor Vijay Aggarwal
  • The National Institute of Engineering — Mysuru
    B.E., Mechanical, 1996

RESEARCH

  • Empirical Supply Chain Management
  • Human Interaction in Operations Management

TEACHING

  • B.Tech: Project Management (Minor)
  • MBA: Operations Management (Core), Supply Chain Management, Service Operations Management
  • PhD: Behavioral Operations Management, Qualitative Research Methodologies (Core)
  • IITB-WUStL Joint EMBA: Operations & Manufacturing Management (Core)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Finalist, Chan Hahn Best Paper Award, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
  • Vice President DSI Asia-Pacific Award for the Best Paper, ISDSI Conference
  • Best Theory-Driven Empirical Research Paper Award, Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute
  • Listed as a subject matter expert in OM area in “Research productivity in management schools of India during 1968-2015”, Omega: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2016.02.004
  • Nominee, Best Theory‐Driven Empirical Research Paper Award, Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Decision Sciences

KEY PUBLICATIONS

  • Niranjan, T. T., Ghosalya, N. K., Gavirneni, S. (in press), Crying wolf and a knowing wink: A behavioral study of order inflation and discounting in supply chains, Production and Operations Management, https://doi.org/10.1111/poms.13595  (Winner, Best Theory-Driven Empirical Research Paper Award, 48th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Washington DC, USA, November 2017).
  • Prasad, M., Sengupta, S., Niranjan, T. T. (2020), A peek into academic (de) motivation of undergraduates at India’s top engineering schools, European Journal of Engineering Education 45(4), 578–596. (ERA 2010 journal rating: A).
  • Sengupta, S., Niranjan, T. T., Krishnamoorthy, M. (2018), Trends and directions in service triads research, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management 48(3), 333–360.
  • Arici, G., Niranjan, T. T. (2014), CRM maturity and its impact on B2B customer satisfaction: An empirical study, in Warkentin, Merrill (Ed.) Trends and Research in the Decision Sciences: Best Papers from the 2014 Annual Conference, Pearson/FT Press; 1st edition. (Nominee, Best Theory-Driven Empirical Research Paper Award, 45th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 2014).
  • Niranjan, T. T., Rao, S., Sengupta, S., Wagner, S. M. (2014), Existence and extent of operations and supply management departmental thought worlds: An empirical study, Journal of Supply Chain Management, 50(4), 76–95.
  • Griffis, S. E., Rao, S., Goldsby, T. J., Niranjan, T. T. (2012), The customer consequences of returns in online retailing: An empirical analysis, Journal of Operations Management, 30(4), 282–294.
  • Niranjan, T. T., Wagner, S. M., Nguyen, S. M. (2012), Prerequisites to vendor-managed inventory, International Journal of Production Research, 50(4), 939–951.
  • Niranjan, T. T., Wagner, S. M., Bode, C. (2011), An alternative theoretical explanation and empirical insights into over-ordering behavior in supply chains, Decision Sciences, 42(4), 859–888.
  • Niranjan, T. T., Weaver, M. (2011), A unifying view of goods and services supply chain management, The Service Industries Journal, 31(14), 2391–2410.
  • Niranjan, T. T., Wagner, S. M., Aggarwal, V. (2011), Measuring information distortion in real-world supply chains, International Journal of Production Research, 49(11), 3343–3362.

EDITORIAL REVIEW BOARDS

  • Journal of Operations Management (March 2014 to present)
  • Journal of Business Logistics (June 2017 to present)

GRANTS

  • “Service triads: An empirical analysis”: Seed grant of INR 0.7 Million from IRCC, IIT Bombay
  • “Making organic farming profitable for farmers with small land holding”: INR 3 Million CSR grant from Tide Water Oil Co. India Ltd.