Prof. Alok

Prof. Alok

Qualification : PhD (IIM Lucknow), BSc(Engineering)-BIT Sindri

Email : alokraj@xlri.ac.in, alokraj2k3@gmail.com

Functional Area : PODS

Languages Known : English,Hindi, Bhojpuri

Professional Software Knowledge : SPSS, SmartPLS, R

Hobbies : Yoga

Brief Profile  

Experience Detail  

Industry Experience

  1. Ispat Industries (JSW) (May 2007-February 2009)
  2. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (March 2009-June 2018)

 

Prof. Alok

Prof. Alok

Achievements and Research Interest/Area of Research Interests

Academic Distinction (Awards and Scholarships)

Adminstrative Distinction

Other Achievements

Area of RESEARCH INTERESTS

Sustainable supply chain

Blockchain

Game theory

Network Analysis

Industry 4.0

Faculty Development Programs Attended

Courses Taught

Operations Management (BM)

Production Management(HRM) 

Logistics and supply chain  management(BM)

Prescriptive Analytics

Quality, Productivity & Strategy in Operations(FPM)

Themes, Frameworks and Theories in Operations Management(FPM)

Advanced Optimization Tools and Techniques (FPM)

Operations / Optimization Models for Managerial Decisions(GMP) 

Consultancy Undertaken

In-Company Programs

INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS (PUBLICATIONS)

Journal Articles-Refereed

Bansal, P., Kumar, R. R., Raj, A., Dubey, S., & Graham, D. J. (2021). Willingness to pay and attitudinal preferences of Indian consumers for electric vehicles,  Energy Economics(A* category as per ABDC list) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2020.07.042. Aug 2020;Author : Prateek Bansal, Rajeev Ranjan Kumar, Alok Raj, Subodh Dubey, Daniel J.Graham

Analysis of a dyadic sustainable supply chain under asymmetric information, European Journal of Operational Research (A* category as per ABDC list). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2020.07.042. Aug 2020;Author(s) : Alok Raj , Nikunja Mohan Modak , Peter Kelle , Bharati Singh

Corporate social responsibility and supply chain management:Framing and pushing forward the debate. Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier(A category as per ABDC list) Volume 273. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122981. Aug 2020 Author(s) :Nikunja Mohan Modak, Sudipta Sinha, Alok Raj, Shibaji Panda, Jose M. Merigo, Ana Beatriz Lopes de Sousa Jabbour

Construal Level Research in Decision Making: Analysis and Pushing Forward the Debate Using Bibliometric Review and Thematic Analysis.American Business Review,(A category as per ABDC list).https://doi.org/10.37625/abr.23.1.106-135

Do pressures foster sustainable public procurement? An empirical investigation comparing developed and developing economies. Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122055 (A category as per ABDC list, ABS- 2, Impact factor-5.83).

 A multicriteria decision making approach to study barriers to the adoption of autonomous vehicles. Transportation research part A: policy and practice133, 122-137(A* category as per ABDC list).

Barriers to the Adoption of Industry 4.0 Technologies in the Manufacturing Sector: An Inter-Country Comparative Perspective. International Journal of Production Economics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2019.107546 (A* category as per ABDC list).

Analyzing Critical Success Factors for Implementation of Drones in the Logistics Sector Using Grey- DEMATEL based approach. Computers & Industrial Engineering (A category as per ABDC list)

Supply chain channel coordination with triple bottom line approach, with Prof. Indranil Biswas and Prof. Samir Srivastava, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, Volume 115, July 2018, Pages 213-226 (A* category as per ABDC list).

Erratum to "Socially responsible governance mechanisms for manufacturing firms in apparel supply chains" [Int. J. Prod. Econ. 196 (2018) 135-149], International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, Volume 200, June 2018, Pages 15 (A* category as per ABDC list).

Designing supply contracts for the sustainable supply chain using ame theory, with Prof. Indranil Biswas and Prof. Samir Srivastava, Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, Volume 185, 1 June 2018, Pages 275-284 (A category as per ABDC list, ABS- 2, Impact factor-5.83).

Sustainability Performance Assessment of an Aircraft manufacturing firm, with Prof. Samir Srivastava, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol 5, June 2018 (B category as per ABDC list).

Benchmarking performance of governance quality in Indian states using MCDM, with Rupika Khanna, Benchmarking: An International Journal (B category as per ABDC list).

Sustainable Supply Chains: A Research-Based Textbook on Operations and Strategy: a book review, by Yann Bouchery, Charles J. Corbett, Jan C Fransoo, Tarkan Tan, Springer, 2017, 517 pp.  84, 99 (hardcover), ISBN: 978-3-319-29789-7, Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, Volume 161, 10 Sept 2017, Pages 355-356 (A category as per ABDC list, ABS- 2, Impact factor-5.83)

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Published Research Monographs

Scholarly Books

Chapters in Scholarly books

Smart City: An Integrated Approach using System Dynamics with Prof. Gourav Dwivedi, Advances in Smart Cities: Smarter People, Governance, and Solutions, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, ISBN: 978-1498795708, 2017

Conference Proceedings-Refereed

Sustainable supply chain analysis under green-sensitive demand and socially responsible agents in two-tier supply chain with Prof. Indranil Biswas and Prof. Samir Srivastava, XX Annual Conference of the Society of Operations Management, Dec, 11 14, IITM Gwalior.
 
 Setting of Optimal Selling and Return Product Acquisition Pricing in Closed-Loop Supply Chain, with Prof. Indranil Biswas and Prof. Samir Srivastava, XX Annual Conference of the Society of Operations Management, Dec, 11 - 14, IITM Gwalior.

Paper Presentations-Refereed

Do Pressures Foster Sustainable Public Procurement: A Cross-Country Empirical Investigation” at the International Conference on Supply Chain Management 2020 at Hosei University. Tokyo, Japan during January 31-February 2, 2020.

Impact of institutional and consumer pressures on adoption of sustainable public procurement: A cross-country empirical study with Prof. Amit Agrahari, Prof. Indranil Biswas and Prof. Samir Srivastava, IME Doctoral Colloquium 2018, 7-8 April 2018, IIT Kanpur

Design of different contracts for the sustainable supply chain using game theoretic approach with Prof. Indranil Biswas and Prof. Samir Srivastava, Doctoral Consortium, 3-4 January 2018, IIM Bangalore.

Supply chain channel coordination with triple bottom line approach with Prof. Indranil Biswas and Prof. Samir Srivastava, INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

A sustainability performance measurement of an aircraft manufacturing firm using MCDM approach, with Prof. Samir Srivastava, PhD Consortium 2017 SJM School of Management, IIT Bombay

An Integrated Approach Using System Dynamics, with International Conference on Smart City with Prof. Gourav Dwivedi, International Conference on Smart City, 22nd Jan 2016, IIT Delhi.

 

Text Books

Research Report

Working paper

Key note presentation

Published articles in newspapers/magazines

Is Logistics in India Adequate to Support Make in India, Diplomatist, Vol 4(9), September 2016
 
India and Switzerland Pegging Business Complementarities and future Opportunities, with Rupika Khanna Diplomatist, Vol 4(6), June 2016
 
An Obituary-Professor Jay Wright Forrester (14 July 1918 -16 November 2016), System Dynamics Society (A category as per ABDC list).

Cases developed for Teaching purpose

Other Professional Activities

Achievements in Professional activities

2nd price in Public Procurement Contests in Manifest Varchasva-2016 organized by World Bank and University of Hull, Nov,18-20, IIM Lucknow
 
Best Paper Award at the PhD consortium conducted by SJSOM, IIT Bombay at Mumbai during January 24-25, 2017

Chairperson/Co-Chairperson in conferences

Session chair in INFORMS Annual Meeting, Session: MD13 - Game Theory, 23rd October 2017

Co-ordinating/Organizing Workshop/Conferences /MDPs

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

Guide/evaluator/ examiner at doctoral research level

Invited to deliver Keynote addresses/ speeches

Membership of Professional Bodies

Participation in Workshops/Conferences/Forums/ Meetings etc

Attended ISB-IIMB Doctoral Consortium on Teaching organized at ISB Hyderabad durin 23-26 August 2017. The consortium was conducted jointly by Prof. Arun Pereira (ISB Hyderabad) and Prof. Sourav Mukherji (IIM Bangalore).

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

Editorial Review Board-American business review, SN Business & Economics

Reviewer/Referee in Journals/ Conferences etc

IJPE(A*), Omega(A*),  Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review(A*), International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (A), Production Planning & Control (A), Benchmarking: An International Journal (B), Journal of cleaner production, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management(B), International Journal of Hospitality Management (A*)

Visiting Faculty

Research Project Undertaken