Dr Bijaya K Mangaraj

Dr Bijaya K Mangaraj

Qualification : M.Sc. Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur), D.Sc. (Utkal)

Email : mangaraj@xlri.ac.in, mangaraj@yahoo.com

Functional Area : Production, Operations & Decision Sciences

Languages Known : English, Oriya, Hindi

Professional Software Knowledge : SPSS, LINGO

Hobbies : Gardening

Brief Profile  Bijaya Krushna Mangaraj is a Professor in Production, Operations and Decision Sciences area. Prior to joining XLRI, he was a Professor and Head of the Department of Business Administration at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India. He holds M. Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Indian Institute of Technology, Khadagpur, India and a D. Sc. in Development Anthropology, from Utkal University, India. He has published several papers in national and international journals and edited volumes. His research interests include application of multi-criteria optimization models in management and development research, cultural dimension in sustainable development and business anthropology. He has presented research papers and chaired sessions in conferences both in India and abroad and was a finalist for the Operations Research for Development Award at the IFORS conference in Spain (2014).

Total Experience (in months)
 333 (as on 31-MAR-16)

Experience Detail  

  1. Professor at XLRI-Xavier School of Management,Jamshedpur in the Area of Production, Operations and Decision Sciences Area, since 01/11/2006
  2. Professor at Utkal University from 31/12/1999 to 30/10/2006 
  3. Reader at Utkal University from 30/09/1991 to 30/12/1999
  4. Asst. Professor in Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar from 01/06/1988 to 23/09/1991

Dr Bijaya K Mangaraj

Dr Bijaya K Mangaraj

Achievements and Research Interest/Area of Research Interests

Academic Distinction (Awards and Scholarships)

Scholarships:

  1. College Merit Scholarship
  2. I.I.T., Kharagpur Institute scholarship Based on "GATE"Examination 1983 for Ph.D. Programme
  3. Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Ministry of Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  4. Fellowship from Department of Culture, Govt. of India, New-Delhi.

Awards:

  1. Madhusudan Award for Best Research Paper in the 32nd Annual Session of the Institute of Engineers (India) Orissa State Centre (1991).
  2. Er. Sankarsan Jena Memorial Award (State Gold Medal) in the 40th Annual Session of the Institute of Engineers (India) Orissa State Centre (1999).
  3. First Prize and State Gold Medal in the 44th Annual Session of the Orissa Engineering Congress (1999). 
  4. Er. Gobind Chandra Sahoo Award for Best Research Paper in the 44th Annual Technical Session of Institute of Engineers (India) Orissa State Centre (2003) .
  5. Institution Award by The Institution of Engineers (India), Orissa State Centre for the year 2004 .
  6. Winner of "First Aditya Birla India Centre Case Study Development Initiative (2007" by London Business School.(UK).
  7. 18th Dewang Mehta Business School Award for "Best Teacher in Operations Management" (2010).
  8. Winner of third prize in the International Conference on Anthropological Perspectives and Local Approaches: Indigenous Application in Management and Marketing"" at "Eastern China University of Science and Technology", Shanghai, China( 2013).

Adminstrative Distinction

(i) Co-ordinator, Part-Time (PGDM) Programme, Xavier Institute of Management,Bhubaneswar (For two academic years).

(ii) Co-ordinator, 3-Year Executive M.B.A. Programme, Utkal University (For two academic years).

(iii) Course Co-ordinator, 5 Year Integrated M.B.A. Programme, Utkal University (For four academic years). (iv) Co-ordinator Management Programme, Distance and Continuing Education, Utkal University (For two academic years) .

(v) Head of the Post-Graduate Department of Business Administration, Utkal University,2001-2003

(vi) Managing Editor of Sankalpa - Journal of Management Development and Application For Two years ). (vii) Member of Managing Committee of Institute of Co-operative Management, Bhubaneswar ( A Govt. of India Organisation ) 2001-2003

(viii) Chairman as well as Member of Various Academic and Administrative Committees of the Department as well as of the University, viz., Board of Studies, Conducting Board of Examiners, Research Committee, Finance Committee, Purchase Committee, Examination Committee, Entrance Committee etc., and several other Committees of the University from time to time.

(ix) Member of Post-graduate Council, Utkal University.(2001-2003)

(x) Member of Academic Council, Utkal University(2001-2003)

(xi) Member of Senate of Utkal University (2001-2003)

(xii) Course Co-ordinator for the 5-Year Integrated M.B.A. Programme, Utkal University for the 2nd time from 1st Nov-2005 to October 31st 2006.

(xiii) Member of Fellow Programme & Research Committee,

(xiv) Member of Journal Classification Committee, XLRI Jamshedpur

(xv) Member of Faculty Review Committee of XLRI Jamshedpur

 

Other Achievements

  1. Finalist for the "Operational Research in Development " Award at the International Federation of Operational Research Societies(IFORS)" Conference at Spain, 2014.

Area of RESEARCH INTERESTS

  1. Development of Quantitative Models for Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring & Evaluation using Multi-Criteria Optimization and Fuzzy Logic and their Application for Various areas of Management and Public Systems.
  2. Cultural Management for Sustainable Livelihood Development, Multi- Perspective Monitoring & Evaluation of Programmes / Projects for Public Policy Making.
  3. Effectiveness analysis.
  4. Business Anthropology

Courses Taught

1. Quantitative Techniques-I

2. Quantitative Techniques-II

3. Quantitative Techniques for HRM

4. Operations Research

5. Basic Statistics

6. Quantitative Techniques for Decision-Making

7. Analytical Techniques in Research Methods

8. Advanced Operational Techniques for Business Research

INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS (PUBLICATIONS)

Journal Articles-Refereed

(i) Fuzzy logic bases simulation for modelling of sustainable marketing policy for modern rice mills in Odisha, International Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 1., No. 3, pp. 34-40, 2012.

(ii) A soft classification model for vendor selection, International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 1(4), 268-272 (2011)

(iii) Multi-perspective Evaluation of Community Development Programmes: A Case Study For A Primitive Tribe of Orissa in Journal of Social and Economic Development, Vol .10, No.1 , pp. 98-126 (2008 )

(iv) Media Selection Decision in a Social System: A Fuzzy Goal Programming Approach, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Vol. I, No. 2, pp.191-208(2003)

(v) Fuzzy Set in Product Planning Decision, Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences and Cryptography, Vol., No.1-3, pp.57-81 (2001)

(vi) Fuzzy Multi-Objective Zero-One Programming for Capital Budgeting, Finance India, Vol. XV, No. I , pp. 475-486(2001)

(vii) Management of Development in the Framework of Culture, COMPASS: A Journal of Thought, Quest and Analysis, Vol .I, Issue. I, pp77- 86(2000)

(viii) Regional Aspirations and National Development, The Journal of Anthropological Survey of India , Vol.50,No. 1-2,pp.49-74(2001) 

(ix) Cultural Management for Development Programmes and Projects, Man and Development, Vol. XXII, No. 3, pp 48-60 (2000)

(x) Fuzzy Multi-Objective Programming in Capital Budgeting Decision System, Finance India, Vol.XIII, No. 4, pp 1161-1172 (1999)

(xi) Capital Budgeting Under Fuzziness, The Indian Journal of Commerce, Vol. L, No. 192, Part III, pp. 39- 45 (1997)

(xii) Fuzzy Technique to Agricultural Planning, Information and Optimisation Sciences, Vol., 10, No. 1, pp 257-274 (1989)

(xiii) Fuzzy Goal Programming in Multi-Criteria Decision System: A Case Study in Agricultural Planning, Socio-Economic Planning Science, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp 93-102 (1988)

Chapters in Scholarly books

(i)Measuring Effectiveness of an E-Government System: A Human-centric Approach, in Human-cantered System Design for Electronic Governance pp. 147-170, Saeed, S. & Reddick, C. G., Information Science Reference, IGI Global, USA(2013)

(ii)The Science of Portfolio Planning, Some Aspects of Strategic Corporate Finance-2020, pp.1-12., Department of Business Administration, Utkal University, 2012

(iii)Reliance Fresh Stores in Food Retailing, Marketing Management: A Case Book, pp.67-84, CENGAGE Learning, New-Delhi, 2012

(iv)Modelling multi-criteria promotional strategies based on fuzzy goal programming, E-Marketing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications, pp.226-245, Information Resources Management Associations, USA(2012)

(v)Modelling multi-criteria promotional strategies based on fuzzy goal programming, Implementing New Business Models in For-Profit and Non- Profit Organizations: Technology and Applications (Edited by Te Fu Chen),pp. 246-265, Business Science Reference, USA(2011)

(vi)Culture-specific Monitoring for Re-settlement Process, in Glimpses of Tribal Societies, pp.212-241, Sundeep Prakashan, New Delhi (2009)

(vii)Viewing Tribal Culture in a Simple Societal Framework, in Glimpses of Tribal Societies,pp. 147-192, Sundeep Prakashan, New Delhi(2009)

(viii)Cultural Dimension in the Future of Pervasive Computing, Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (edited by Judith Symond), Vol. II, pp. 974-992, Information Science Reference, USA (2009)

(ix)Sustainable Tribal Development in the Framework of Culture and Globalisation, in Edited vol. Critical Issues in Tribal Development pp. 27-54, SC&STRI, Govt. of Orissa(2009)

(x)Cultural Dimension in the Future of Pervasive Computing, Risk Assessment and Management In Pervasive Computing: Operational, Legal, Ethical, and Financial Perspectives, pp.311-329, IGI publishers, USA. (2008)

(xi)Culture-Specific Development of the Dongria Kondhs, in "Primitive Tribes in Contemporary India: Concept, Ethnography and Demography", Mittal Publication New-Delhi (2005)

(xii)Evaluating Tribal Development in Multi -Perspective Approach, Tribal Health, Culture and Development In Orissa , pp.116-125 (2004 )

(xiii)Fuzzy Set in Product Planning Decision, Discrete Mathematics & Allied Topics, pp. 57-82, Taru Publication & Academic Forum, (2002)

(xiv)A Canonical Model for Spatio-Temporal analysis: A Case Study of Indian Agriculture, Resources and Development-A Geographical Perspective, pp, 68-76, P.G. Deptt of Geography , Utkal University , Bhubaneswar.1998

(xiv)Information Management for Culture-Specific Development Plans in Traditional Societies, Culture and Development, pp 198-213, Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, New - Delhi (1997)

(xvi)Fuzzy Technique to Agricultural Planning, Continuous Time, Fractional and Multi-Objective Programming, pp 257-274,(Eds. C. Singh, & B . K. Dass), (Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Generalised Convexity held at the St. Lawrence University, Canton, New-York, USA During July 29th Aug 1st,1986) Analytic Publishing House, (1989)

Conference Proceedings-Refereed

(i)Mode choice for urban work-based daily trips: a multi-criteria decision making model using the Analytical Hierarchical Process, WIT Transactions on The Built Environment, Vol. 146, 2015 WIT Press

(ii)Product Design as a Cultural Reflexive Activity: The Indian Saris in Apparel Market, Anthropological Perspectives and Local Approaches: Indigenous Applications in Management and Marketing pp. 119-134, Eastern China University of Science and Technology(2013)

(iii)Cultural Framework for Business Anthropology, Anthropological Perspectives and Local Approaches: Indigenous Applications in Management and Marketing pp. 39-53, Eastern China University of Science and Technology(2013)

(iv)Product Portfolio Planning by Fuzzy Multi-criteria Stochastic 0-1 Linear Programming, Stochastic Programming for Implementation and Advanced Applications, pp. 72-77, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania (2012)

(v)Multi-objective Portfolio Management in Financing Water Resource Projects: A Case Study, 24th Mini EURO Conference(MEC EurOPT 2010) on Continuous Optimisation and Information-based Technologies in the Financial Sector, pp. 337-342, Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey(2010) & Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Publishing House, Lithuania(2010)

(vi)Measuring Effectiveness of E-governance Projects in a Multi-Perspective Framework, International Congress on Pervasive Computing and Management, Sydney College, Australia (2008)

(vii)Interactive Fuzzy Multi-objective Programming in Land Re-organisational Planning for Sustainable Rural Development, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Paris, Vol.30, pp.721-730(2008)

Paper Presentations-Refereed

1.AHP based data mining for customer segmentation based on customer life time value, 48th Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India at Bhubaneswar, 17-19th Dec., 2015

2.From Human Development Index to Human Development Effectiveness, 27th European Conference on Operational Research 2015 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK , 12th -15th, July, 2015

3.Measuring the Effectiveness of Development Programs for Vulnerable Indigenous People of India at the International Federation of Operational Research Societies [IFORS] Conference at Barcelona, Spain during July 13th -18th, July, 2014

4.Analytical Hierarchical Process in Cultural Impact Assessment. Presented at 44th Annual Conference of Indian Anthropological Society & Golden Jubilee National Seminar of Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, on Anthropology in Contemporary India: Prospects and Challenges, Raipur, January 17-19, 2014

5.Business Anthropology and Organizational Development. Presented at 44th Annual Conference of Indian Anthropological Society & Golden Jubilee National Seminar of Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, on Anthropology in Contemporary India: Prospects and Challenges, Raipur, January 17-19, 2014

6.Product Design as a Cultural Reflexive Activity: The Indian Sarees in Apparel Market. International Conference Anthropological Perspectives and Local Approaches: Indigenous Applications in Management and Marketing, Eastern China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China, May, 17-20, 2013

7.A Fuzzy Goal Programming Model for Irrigation Project Portfolio Optimisation. Presented at EURO/INFORMS Conference, Rome, Italy, July, 1-4, 2013

8.A Multi-objective Portfolio Optimisation Model with Higher Order Moments, European Conference on Operations Research, Vilnius, Lithuania, 08-11, July,2012

9.Multi-dimensional Evaluation of Rehabilitation & Re-settlement Model: An Anthropological Approach, Anthropology of Global Issues, World Council of Anthropological Association, University of Delhi, 1-3, April, 2012

10.Customer-based Retail Brand Equity Mapping Using Fuzzy AHP and TOPSIS, IIM Lucknow - International Conference on Marketing, Noida during January 12-14, 2012

11.Measurement of Retailer Brand Equity using Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process, INFORMS Marketing Science Conference, Cologne, Germany (2010)

12.Optimal Product Line Selection, A Fuzzy Goal Programming Approach, INFORMS Marketing Science Conference, Cologne, Germany (2010)

13.Multi-objective Portfolio Management in Financing Water Resource Projects: A Case Study, 24th Mini EURO Conference (MEC EurOPT 2010) on Continuous Optimisation and Information-based Technologies in the Financial Sector, Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey, June 23-26 (2010)

14.Measuring Effectiveness of E-governance Projects in a Multi-Perspective Framework, International Congress On pervasive Computing and Management, New-Delhi (2008)

15.Interactive Fuzzy Multi-objective Programming in Land Re-organisational Planning for Sustainable Rural Development, 5th International Conference on Operational Research, Paris, France(2008)

Key note presentation

1. Business Anthropology: Cultural Framework of Business Organizations in the Indian Anthropological Conference at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 22nd-23rd , Feb., 2015

2. Cultural Frameworks of Business Anthropology in the International Conference on Anthropological Perspectives and Local Approaches: Indigenous Application in Management and Marketing at Eastern China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China( 2013).

3. Multi-dimensionality of Portfolio Optimisation in the National Seminar on Strategic Corporate Finance: 2020 at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on February 29, 2012.

Cases developed for Teaching purpose

  1. Reliance Fresh Stores in Food Retailing, London Business School Reference CS 08-029, Version 21/10/2008.


Other Professional Activities

Achievements in Professional activities

(i)     Founder Course Coordinator of 5-Year Integrated MBA Programme of Utkal University, (1999).

(ii)    Finalist for the 2014 IFORS prize for Operations Research in Development ( Spain, 2014).


Chairperson/Co-Chairperson in conferences

1.Chairman for a technical session in the 48th Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India, at Bhubaneswar, 17th-19th December, 2015

2.Chairman for the session on Research Methods and Marketing Analytics-II at IIM Lucknow - International Conference on Marketing, Noida during January 12-14, 2012

3.Chairman for the session Multi-criteria Decision-making-II, 24th Mini EURO Conference (MEC EurOPT 2010) on Continuous Optimisation and Information-based Technologies in the Financial Sector held at Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey (2010)

4.Chairman for session Operations Management & Pervasive Computing in the International Congress on Pervasive Computing and Management, New-Delhi, (2008)

Co-ordinating/Organizing Workshop/Conferences /MDPs

1.Member of the Scientific Committee of the ICSCLM, 2016

2.Member of the Programme Committee, 48th Annual Convention of Operational Research Society

 of India, 2015

3.Co-ordinator, XXVI Annual Convention of Operational Society of India and Prof. P. C. Mahalnobis

International Seminar, held at Utkal University, 1993







                       




Contribution towards Institution building/ development/ services such as Chairperson (Placement) etc

Guide/evaluator/ examiner at doctoral research level

(i)Multi-Criteria Decision System in Agro-Economic Policy Formulation for Sustainable Development, (Ph. D. in Business Administration, Utkal University, Awarded in the year-2015)

(ii)Neural Network Modelling in Flood Management,(Ph.D.Business Administration, Utkal University Awarded in the year -2014)

(iii)Socio-Economic Impact Assessment Modelling for Management under Drought Condition (Ph.D. in Business Administration, Utkal University,Awarded in the year -2013)

(iv)Multi-Variate Agro-Developmental Decision Support System: A Macro Approach Ph.D. in Business Administration, (Ph. D. in Business Administration, Utkal University, Awarded in the year 2012)

(v)Object Oriented Modelling In Supply Chain Collaborations .( Ph. D. in Business Administration, Utkal University, Awarded in the Year 2011

(vi) Financial Performance Evaluation of Orissa State Road Transportation Corporation(Ph. D .in Commerce, Utkal University, Awarded in the year 2005 )

(vii)Object-Oriented Approach For Business Process Re-Engineering (Ph.D. in Business Administration, Utkal University, Awarded in the year 2002)

(viii)Multi-Criteria Decision-Making for Irrigation System Operation and Management of Mahanadi Delta -A Case Study (Ph.D. in Engineering, Utkal University Awarded in the year 2001)

(ix)Mathematical Programming Models for Market Segmentation Decision Systems (Ph.D. in Business Administration, Utkal University, Awarded in the year 2000)

(x)Cross-Cultural Marketing Decision System in a Fuzzy Environment (Ph.D. in Business Administration, Utkal University, Awarded in the year 2000)

(xi)Modelling for Financial Re-Structuring Process in Service Rendering Pubic Enterprises in India (Ph.D. in Commerce, Utkal University, -Awarded in the year 1996) 

Invited to deliver Keynote addresses/ speeches

1. Business Anthropology: Cultural Framework of Business Organizations in the Indian Anthropological Conference at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 22nd-23rd , Feb., 2015

2. Cultural Frameworks of Business Anthropology in the International Conference on Anthropological Perspectives and Local Approaches: Indigenous Application in Management and Marketing at Easernt China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China( 2013).

3. Multi-dimensionality of Portfolio Optimisation in the National Seminar on Strategic Corporate Finance: 2020 at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on February 29, 2012.

Membership of Professional Bodies

(i) Indian Science Congress Association

(ii) Operational Research Society of India.

(iii) Orissa Mathematical Society.

(iv) Orissa Anthropological Society.

(v) International Association of Engineers

(vi) International Society of Multi-Criteria Decision-Making

(vii) Operations Management Society of India.

(viii) Founding member of EURO working group on Stochastic Programming and Applications.

Participation in Workshops/Conferences/Forums/ Meetings etc

1.Optimisation with FICO Xpress: Introduction and New Features, July 08, 2012 at Vilnius (Lithuania)

2.Case Writing workshop at Mumbai organised by London Business School and Smart Manager, Mumbai (2007)

3.One week training programme on Universities: Managerial Efficiency and Promotion of Excellence, Gopabandhu Academy of Administration, Govt. of Orissa, Bhubaneswar(2002)


Professional Services such as Member/Editor of Editorial Board/ Advisory Committee etc

  1. Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Asian School of Business Management (2008-till date).
  2. Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Science, Technology & Management
  3. Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Management and Labour Studies, Sage Publication .
  4. Member of the Editorial Board of Amity Journal of Operations Management.

Reviewer/Referee in Journals/ Conferences etc

1. Reviewer, International Journal of Shipping and Transportation Logistics.

2. Reviewer, for the Journal of Agricultural Economics .

3. Reviewer for the Conference proceedings of 24th Mini EURO conference(MEC EurOPT 2010) on  Continuous Optimisation and Information- based Technologies in the Financial Sector held at Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey(2010).

4. Reviewer, IIMB Management Review.