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Arnab Adhikari
Arnab Adhikari
Assistant Professor (Grade – I)
Area:
  • Operations Management

arnab.a[at]iimranchi.ac.in


Qualifications
  •  Fellow of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  •  B. Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Teaching Areas

    Post Graduate courses:
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management
  • Operations Management
  • Operations Research
  • Doctoral courses:
  • Production Planning and Inventory Control

National/ International Teaching/ Research Experiences

  • Wipro Technologies (2007-2009)
  • Indian Institute of Management Ranchi (2017-present)

Training & Consulting Areas:

  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Logistics Management and Sourcing Strategies
  • Business application of Operations Research Techniques

Research Areas

  • Supply Chain Coordination
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Multi level Supply chain
  • Design of performance evaluation framework using operations research and statistical techniques

Current Research Interests:

  • Pricing strategies.
  • Green Supply Chain.
  • Supply Chain Analytics.
  • Healthcare Management.

Professional Affiliation:

·       Associate Editor of the journal IIM Ranchi Journal of Management Studies.

·    Reviewers of the journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Information & Management, Transportation Research Part E; Logistics and Transportation Review, Decision Sciences, International Journal of Production Research, Annals of Operations Research, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Opsearch, Global Business Review, Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers, Decision, Management and Labour studies.


Publications/ Articles/ Cases

  1. (i)      Peer reviewed Journal Article(s) (In Reverse Chronological Order)

      1.     Paul, S., Adhikari, A., & Bose, I. (2022). White knight in dark days? Supply chain finance firms, blockchain, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Information & Management59(6), 103661-103661. (ABDC-A*).

     2.     Singh, S. P., Adhikari, A., Majumdar, A., & Bisi, A. (2022). Does Service Quality Influence Operational and Financial Performance of Third Party Logistics Service Providers? A Mixed Multi Criteria Decision Making-Text Mining-based Investigation. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 157, 102558.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2021.102558. (ABDC-A*).

     3.   Adhikari, A., Bisi, A., & Avittathur, B. (2020). Coordination mechanism, risk sharing, and risk aversion in a five-level textile supply chain under demand and supply uncertainty. European Journal of Operational Research282(1), 93-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2019.08.051.  (ABDC-A*).

    4.   Adhikari, A., & Bisi, A. (2020). Collaboration, bargaining, and fairness concern for a green apparel supply chain: An emerging economy perspective. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review135, 101863. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2020.101863. (ABDC-A*).

     5.     Adhikari, A., Sharma, M., Basu, S., & Jha, A. K. (2022). Uniform or Spatially Differentiated? Pricing Strategies for Information Goods under Simultaneous and Sequential Decision-making in Multi-market context. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services64, 102832. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-018-3088-4. (ABDC-A).

     6.     Sinha, A., Adhikari, A., & Jha, A. K. (2022). Innovational Duality and Sustainable Development: Finding Optima amidst Socio-Ecological Policy Trade-off in post-COVID-19 Era. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 35 (1), 295-320. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEIM-06-2021-0278. (ABDC-A).

     7.     Sinha, A., Sharif, A., Adhikari, A., & Sharma, A (2021). Dependence Structure between Indian Financial Market and Energy Commodities: A Cross-quantilogram based Evidence.  Annals of Operations Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-021-04511-4. (Accepted and forthcoming). (ABDC-A).

    8.   Adhikari, A., Majumdar, A., Gupta, G., & Bisi, A. (2020). An Innovative Super-efficiency Data Envelopment Analysis, Semi-variance, and Shannon-entropy-based Methodology for Player Selection: Evidence from Cricket. Annals of Operations Research284(1), 1-32. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10479-018-3088-4. (ABDC-A).

     9.   Singh, S. P., Kundu, T., Adhikari, A., & Basu, S. (2022). A Joint Weighting and Modified Weighted Aggregated Sum Product Assessment-based Methodology for the Measurement of Patient Satisfaction: Evidence from Indian Healthcare. Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, 29 (1-2). 5-22.  https://doi.org/10.1002/mcda.1767. (ABDC-B).

    10.Nandankar, S., Sachan, A., Mukherjee, A., & Adhikari, A. (2021). Electronic Service Quality (e-SQ) Measurement: a Cross-Functional Review. International Journal of Quality & Reliability  Management. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJQRM-05-2021-0153. (Accepted and forthcoming). (ABDC-B).

    11.Adhikari, A., Bhattacharya, S., Basu, S., & Bhattacharya, R. (2021). Evaluating the Performance of Primary Schools in India: Evidence from West Bengal. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-07-2020-0374. (Accepted and forthcoming). (ABDC-B).

    12.Majumdar, A., & Adhikari, A. (2021). An Integrated TOPSIS-MOORA-based Performance Evaluation Methodology for the Key Service Providers in Sharing Economy: case of Airbnb Superhosts. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 28(2), 600-620.  https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-03-2020-0085. (ABDC-B).

    13. Adhikari, A., Basu, S., Biswas, I., Banerjee, A., & Sengupta, P. P. (2018). A Route Efficiency Analysis using Shannon Entropy-based Modified DEA method and Route Characteristics Investigation for Urban Bus Transport in India. INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research56(3), 332-359. https://doi.org/10.1080/03155986.2017.1393727. (ABDC-B).

    14.Adhikari, A., & Paul, S. (2018). An Analytical Modelling Approach for Assessing the Impact of Competition on a Homogenous Product Firm’s Investment Decision in Innovation. Global Business Review19(3_suppl), S39-S53. https://doi.org/10.1177/0972150918760057. (ABDC-C).

    15.Singh, S., & Adhikari, A. (2015). A new net resource factor based alternative method to calculate revised target in interrupted one day cricket matches. American Journal of Operations Research5(03), 151. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ajor.2015.53012.

    16.Biswas, I., Adhikari, A., & Biswas, B (2020). Channel Coordination of a Risk-Averse Supply Chain: A Mean-Variance Approach. Decision, 47(4),415-429. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40622-020-00267-1


     17.Adhikari, A. & Bisi, A. (2015). Design of Efficient Textile Supply Chain in Emerging    Economies. Udyog Pragati- Journal for Practicing Managers, 39(2), 26-35.  (contributed)

        (ii)      Case(s)


        1.   a) Adhikari, A., Biswas, I., & Bisi, A. (2016). Case Article-ABCtronics: Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Client Interfaces. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 17(1), 20-25. (AJG-2)


        1.   b) Adhikari, A., Biswas, I., & Bisi, A. (2016). Case-ABCtronics: Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Client Interfaces. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 17(1), 26-33. (AJG-2)


         (iii)  Book Chapter(s):


        1.   Adhikari, A., & Ganguly, S. (2018). Manufacturing vs. Services and the Role of Information Technology. In Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (pp. 7234-7247). IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA. DOI:10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch629.


        2.   Adhikari, A., & Ganguly, S. (2017). A Comparative Analysis Between Green Industrial Policies of India and China: Review and Implications. In: Yülek M. (eds) Industrial Policy and Sustainable Growth. Sustainable Development, 1-17. Springer, Singapore.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3964-5_7-1


         3.   Adhikari, A., Biswas, I., & Avittathur, B. (2016). Green Retailing: A New Paradigm in Supply Chain Management, Handbook of Research on Strategic Supply Chain Management in the Retail Industry, N. Kamath, & S. Saurav (Eds.), (pp. 290-307). IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA DOI:10.4018/978-1-4666-9894-9.ch016.


         4.   Basu, P. & Adhikari, A. (2016). Pricing Strategies in Multi-Channel Retailing of Seasonal Goods, Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management, Lee, In. (Ed.), (pp. 649-663). IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9787-4.ch047.


        (iv)  PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PROCEEDING(S) (Full Paper)


        1.     Singh, S. P., Kundu, T., Adhikari, A., & Basu, S. (2020, November). An Integrated Weighting-based Modified WASPAS Methodology for Assessing Patient Satisfaction. In 2020 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA) (pp. 592-596). IEEE.


        2.      Adhikari, A. “Coordinating an Apparel Supply Chain using a Markdown Money Revenue Sharing Contract,” 22nd Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management 2018, December, 20-22, IIM Kozhikode, Kozhikode, India.


        3.     Adhikari, A., Bisi, A., & Narayanan, B. “Developing Coordination Mechanism for the Indian Textile Supply Chain,” 4th Biennial Supply Chain Management Conference, 2014, December, 18-19, IIM Bangalore, Bangalore, India.


         4.     Adhikari, A. & Bisi, A. “Design of Efficient Textile Supply Chain in Emerging Economies.” NITIE – POMS International Conference, 2014, December, 18-21, NITIE, Mumbai, India.

         (v)   PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATION(S)

         

        December 2020

             “Designing Pricing Strategies for Information goods under Competition, Spatial Differentiation, and Simultaneous and Sequential Decision-making.” 3rd ICDE & 14th ISDSI Annual Conference. Indian Institute of Management Raipur, Raipur, India (Virtual presentation)

           “A Combined MCDM-Text Mining-based Framework for Performance Assessment and Exploration of Determinants for 3PL Organizations.” 3rd ICDE & 14th ISDSI Annual Conference. Indian Institute of Management Raipur, Raipur, India (Virtual presentation)

        November 2020

             “Contract Analysis for A Green Supply Chain Under Fairness Concern.”  INFORMS Annual Meeting. (Virtual presentation)

             “Competition, Fairness Concern and Coordination in High-tech Product Supply Chain.” International Conference on Innovative Intelligent Industrial Production and Logistics. (Virtual presentation)

               “An Integrated CRITIC-MOORA-COPRA-Text Mining-based Methodology for Performance Evaluation and Investigation into the Impact of Service Quality on the Performance of 3PL Service Providers.” International Conference on Innovative Intelligent Industrial Production and Logistics. (Virtual presentation)

                An Integrated Weighting-based Modified WASPAS Methodology for Assessing Patient Satisfaction.” International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Applications (DASA) (Virtual presentation)

        March 2020

            “Supply Contract Analysis for an Eco-friendly Textile Supply Chain.” 10th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (Virtual presentation).

        March 2019

           “Designing Pricing Strategy under Environmental-Friendly Promotion and Competition.” 10th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. Bangkok, Thailand.

          “Multiperiod Reliable Incapacitated Facility Location Problem.” 10th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. Bangkok, Thailand.

        December 2018

           “Coordinating an Apparel Supply Chain using a Markdown Money Revenue Sharing Contract.” 22nd Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, Kozhikode, India.

        December 2016

          “Priority Sector Lending and Bank Efficiency: A Two-Stage Modified DEA-Regression Analysis of Major Bank Groups in India.” 4th Pan-IIM World Management Conference, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, India.

        November 2016

            “Coordinating a Contemporary Three level Textile Supply Chain: An Emerging Economy Perspective.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, USA.

           Designing a Four-Level Coordinated Textile Supply Chain under Demand Uncertainty and Random Yield.” Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA.

        May 2016

            “Designing a Coordinated Fashion Apparel Supply Chain: A Specially Designed Contract Approach.” 7th International Conference on Excellence in Research and Education, Indian Institute of Management Indore, Indore, India.

        March 2016

          “Coordinating a Multi-echelon Apparel Supply Chain in the Presence of Supply and Demand Uncertainty.” 6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

            “An Efficiency and Consistency Based Approach for Selecting the Best Cricket Team.” 6th Internationa


        Awards

        2020

        Recipient of 'Best Paper' award in the Logistics and Supply Chain track of 10th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management organized by Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society.

        2019

        Recipient of 'Best Paper' award in the Logistics and Supply Chain track of 9th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management organized by Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society.

        2018

        Recipient of ‘Recognized Reviewer’ award from the journal “Information & Management”

        2017

        Recipient of ‘Outstanding Reviewer’ award from the Journal “European Journal of Operational Research.”

        2016

        Recipient of ‘Best Paper’ award at Management Doctoral Colloquium organized by Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

        2015

        Recipient of ‘Highly Commended Paper' award at Doctoral Consortium of 19th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management organized by IIM Calcutta.

        2001

        17th rank in State and 4th Rank in District in Secondary Examination in 2001.