R. Raghavendra Kumar Sharma, FPM

Professor

Department of Industrial and Management Engineering

IIT, Kanpur 208 016, India


Biography

Dr. Sharma has had 30 years of career to date. Started as graduate engineer trainee with TELCO (PUNE) (now TATA MOTORS INDIA) during 1980-82, and later went on to do Ph.D. in management at I.I.M., Ahmedabad, INDIA. After Ph. D. in management, he worked with TVS Suzuki (for 9 months) as executive assistant to GM (marketing). Now he has 26 years of teaching and research experience at the department of Industrial and Management Engineering, I.I.T., Kanpur, 208 016 INDIA. He has taught over 22 different courses in management at IIT Kanpur INDIA (to B. Tech., M. Tech. and M.B.A. students) and is well versed with all the facets of management and has unique ability to integrate different areas of the subject. To date he has written over 644 (grand total) publications (225 Full-Length Papers and 419 Extended Abstracts Outlining Theoretical Framework) in international/national journals and eight research monographs). Total No Of Articles unpublished and published: 800. (Total number of papers in Information Technology/Systems: 126). He has developed over 8 software products. Till date, he has guided 60 M TECH and 18 Ph D theses at IIT Kanpur. He has been Sanjay Mittal Chair Professor at IIT KANPUR (15.09.2015 to 14.09.2018).

Dr. Sharma has won several international awards: American Medal of Honor and the 2006 and the 2008 Man of the Year award given by the by American Biographical Institute, Inc., 5126 Bur Oak Circle, PO Box 31226, North Carolina, 27622, USA. Web: www.abiworldwide.com. He was elected FELLOW of AIMS International in 2012. He is the recipient of the Dr. Manubhai M Shah Memorial Award 2013 (instituted by the Indian Commerce Association) & it carried a cash prize of Rs. 1 Lakh, trophy and a certificate of excellence. In 2015: “Membership Award” for Prof. RRK Sharma; given by IABE USA (International Academy of Business and Economics). Prof. RRK Sharma, recognized as “Distinguished Scientist”, by Venus International Foundation Research Awards 2015 (VIFRA 2015) at CENTRE FOR ADVANCED RESEARCH AND DESIGN; Chennai: Dec 19; 2015. In 2016: Prof. RRK Sharma, “Distinguished Educator Award”, selected by IEOM (Industrial Engineering and Operations Management) Society, USA; given Kuala Lumpur on MAR 09, 2016.

Research Interest

(1) Operations Research
(2) Production and Operations Management
(3) Manufacturing Strategy & Strategy
(4) General Management

Scientific Activities

Honors
Ranked 14th in the merit list of H.S.S.C. exam in the Vibharda (in Maharastra State) region.
Awarded merit scholarship in engineering college for first three years.
Referee: OPSEARCH journal, India since 1998; International Journal of Product Development since 2006; Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics since 2006; Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing since 2007; AIMS International Journal of Management since 2007, Handbook of Technology Management: John Wiley, USA, Feb 08, European Journal of Operational Research since 2008, Decision 2008, International Journal of Engineering and Science and Technology since 2009.
International Advisory Council, International Conference on Operations and Quantitative Methods – VII, Jaipur India, Aug 3-5, 2006.
Honorary Appointment to Research Council of International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND.
Invited to Join the Editorial Board of AIMS International Journal of Management.
Member, Board of Governors, STEP, HBTI, Kanpur.
Member, Board of Governors, International Academy of Business and Economics, USA; 2008.
Member, Board of Governors, Society of Management Science, IIM Ahmedabad, India; 2008.
Key Note Speaker, at Fourth International Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Aug 7-9, 2008, Organized by Centre of Supply Chain Management, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859, USA; “Facility (Warehouse) Location on Supply Chains”; Aug 9, 2008.
Member, evaluation committee for professors, Weldon School of BioMedical Engineering, Purdue University, MJIS Building, 206 S Martin Jischke Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2032 USA; 001-765-494-2998; Also member of selection committee IIT KGP (Dept of ISE IIT KGP (2015 & 2018).
Member, selection committee for professors, OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT GROUP, I.I.M., Lucknow, UP INDIA.
Editor: American Journal of Operations Research; Mar 20, 2011 – Mar 19, 2012.
Key Note Speaker, at the Tenth International Conference on Operations and Quantitative Management, june 28-30, 2011, Organized by Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management & AIMS International; “Location-Distribution Problems in the Indian Context: Research Done for the Last 20 Years”, June 29, 2011.
Chief Guest (Invited), Entrepreneurship Development And Technology innovation, Mar 1, 2019; at HBTU Kanpur India.
Key Note Speaker (Invited), International Conference On Industrial Engineering 2019; At Dubai (United Arab Emirates); Topic: Industrial Engineering to e-Industrial Engineering: Journey From 1901 to 2019.
AWARDS
1. VIJAYSHREE AWARD, 2005, India International Friendship Society, New Delhi, Award given at the hands of Honorable Minister Shri Haroon Yusuf, Minister for Transport and Power, Govt of Delhi.
2. GLORY OF INDIA GOLD MEDAL, 2005, International Institute of Success Awareness, New Delhi, Award given at the hands of Dr Bhisham Narain Singh, Honorable Ex Governor of Tamil Nadu State, India.
3. Prof. RRK Sharma, biography included in the book titled, “2000 outstanding intellectuals of the 21 st century” edited by Sara Rains, International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND, 2007, Fourth Edition, p. 526. ISBN : 1 903986 25 7
4. Prof. RRK Sharma, LFIBA, Life Fellow, International Biographical Association, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND.
5. Prof. RRK Sharma, The IBC Leading Educators of the World 2005, International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND.
6. Prof. RRK Sharma, The IBC Decree of Excellence, International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND.
7. Prof. RRK Sharma, Deputy Director General, International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND.
8. Prof. RRK Sharma, Hon. Director General, International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND.
9. Prof. RRK Sharma, The Archimedes Award, International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND; to be received at OXFORD UNIVERSITY, ENGLAND in 2006.
10. Prof. RRK Sharma, The AMERICAN MEDAL OF HONOR (received medal number 9 out of 100), American Biographical Institute Inc., 5126 Bur Oak Circle, PO Box 31226, North Carolina, 27622, USA. Web : www.abiworldwide.com
11. Prof. RRK Sharma, nomination to IBC’s Hall of Fame, International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND.
12. Prof. RRK Sharma, nomination to IBC’s Life Time Achievement Award, International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GG ENGLAND.
13. Prof. RRK Sharma, nominated as 2006 Man of The Year, American Biographical Institute Inc., 5126 Bur Oak Circle, PO Box 31226, North Carolina, 27622, USA. Web : www.abiworldwide.com
14. Prof. RRK Sharma, biographee, Marquis Who's Whoin Asia, 890 Mountain Ave, Suite 300, New Providence, NJ 07974, United States of America.
15. Prof. RRK Sharma, biographee, Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 890 Mountain Ave, Suite 300, New Providence, NJ 07974, United States of America.
16. Prof. R.R.K. Sharma, Invited to Join the Editorial Board of AIMS International Journal of Management, http://www.aims-international.org/aijm/editorial.htm
17. Prof. RRK Sharma, nominated as 2008 Man of The Year, American Biographical Institute Inc., 5126 Bur Oak Circle, PO Box 31226, North Carolina, 27622, USA. Web : www.abiworldwide.com
18. Prof. RRK Sharma, Judged as OUTSTANDING EDITOR : AIMS International Journal of Management, at AIMS-6 conference, Dec 28-31, 2008; held at Greater Noida.
19. Prof. RRK Sharma, Judged as OUTSTANDING MANAGEMENT RESEARCHER, at AIMS-7 conference, Dec 20-22, 2009; held at IIM Bangalore, India. Award given at the hands of Prof. MR Rao (Ex Director: IIM BANGALORE INDIA and Ex Dean Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, INDIA).
20. Prof. RRK Sharma, awarded the title of “FELLOW of AIMS INTERNATIONAL”, at AIMS-9 conference, Jan 1-4, 2012; FLAME PUNE, India.
21. Prof. RRK Sharma, recipient of the Dr Manubhai M Shah Memorial Award 2013 instituted by the INDIAN COMMERCE ASSOCIATION (ICA). Award carried a cash prize of Rs 1 Lakh, trophy and a certificate of excellence. Award given at the 66 Annual Conference of ICA at BANGALORE UNIVERSITY on 5 DEC 2013.
22. Prof. RRK Sharma, recipient of the “MEMBERSHIP AWARD” given by IABE 2015 (International Academy of Business and Economics; USA); 2015.
23. Prof. RRK Sharma, recognized as “Distinguished Scientist”, by Venus International Foundation Research Awards 2015 (VIFRA 2015) at CENTRE FOR ADVANCED RESEARCH AND DESIGN; Chennai: Dec 19; 2015.
24. Prof. RRK Sharma, “Distinguished Educator Award”, selected by IEOM (Industrial Engineering and Operations Management) Society, USA; 2016. Award given on Mar 9; 2016 at Kuala Lumpur.
25. Prof. RRK Sharma and Somen Dey, Paper No. IC 36 below adjudged as BEST TRACK PAPER in OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT; at IEOM conference Apr 11-13; 2017; RABAT; MOROCCO.
26. Prof. RRK Sharma, “One of the Top Ten Knowledge Producers in India for the Academic Year 2017-18”; Faculty Research Award Career 360, 2017-18.
27. Google Scholar: Ranked 3 rd in the category of Mfg Strategy: in 2018.
https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?view_op=search_authors&hl=en&mauthors=label:manufacturing_strategy;
28. Google Scholar: Ranked 4 th in the category of General Management: in 2018.
https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?view_op=search_authors&hl=en&mauthors=label:general_management;
29. Prof. RRK Sharma: Invited by Ministry of HRD Government of INDIA as expert in NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) Survey 2019.
30. Prof. RRK Sharma, Invited by QS World University Ranking, to take part in global survey of world wide universities, 2019.
31. Prof. RRK Sharma, “Quarterly Franklin Membership”, Membership ID#RA87720; Given by Editorial Board of London Journals Press (2019).

Publications

Book(s)

1. Devjani Chatterjee and RRK Sharma, “Choosing Right Control System for Organizational Strategies”, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, 2012; ISBN 978-3-659-24386-8.

Research Monograph(s)

1. Sharma, R.R.K., “Heuristics for Improved Performance in MRP Context”, Vitasta Publishing House, (A Division of Thieme International Development Office, South Asia), New Delhi, 2008; ISBN 81-89766-20-1. A collection of 11 articles).

2. RRK Sharma, “Advances in Information Technology/Systems and manufacturing Systems”; LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, (2018). A Collection of 40 papers (All Authored by Prof. RRK Sharma).
ISBN-13: 978-613-87800-0; ISBN-10: 6139878004.

3. RRK Sharma, “RELATING ORGANIZATIONAL VARIABLES TO FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF THE FIRM”, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, (2018). A Collection of 42 papers. (All Authored by Prof. RRK Sharma).
ISBN: 978-613-897-3

4. RRK Sharma, “RELATING PERSONALITY, CULTURE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INNOVATION TO STRATEGY”, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany (2018). A Collection of 42 papers. (All Authored by Prof. RRK Sharma).
ISBN: 978-3-659-88509-9.

5. RRK Sharma, “ARTICLES IN OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT”; A Collection of 09 papers in all of these Prof. RRK Sharma is the first or second author. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing; 2018.
ISBN: 978-613-9-91751-8

6. RRK Sharma, “Research Topics in Organizational Variables: Strategy, Structure and Systems”, A collection of 161 articles, (All Authored by Prof. RRK Sharma). EXCEL PUBLISHERS NEW DELHI, 2018.
ISBN: 9-789-388-237116.

7. RRK Sharma, “Research Topics in Organizational Variables: Strategy, Structure and Systems: Part 2”, A collection of 134 articles, (All Authored by Prof. RRK Sharma); EXCEL PUBLISHERS NEW DELHI, Jan 16, 2019.
ISBN: 978-93-88237-41-3





Chapter(s) in Book(s)

1. Sharma, R.R.K., “An Application of Lagrangian Relaxation Based Approach to the Bulk Commodity Problem”, “Recent Developments in Mathematical Programming”, Chapter 23, edited by Dr. Santosh Kumar, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, London. 1991, pp.369-382.
ISBN 2-88124-800-4 (Soft cover)
ISBN 2-88124-820-9 (Hard cover)

2. Sharma, R.R.K., Shukla, P.R. and Tripathy, A., “Application of Benders’ Decomposition-Larangian relaxation based Algorithm to the Warehouse Location Problems” in “Large Scale Optimization”, edited by Dr.A. Tripathy, Ch.5., Oxford and IBH Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., 1991, pp. 58-90.
ISBN 81-204-0593-5.

3. Sharma, R.R.K., “Food grains distribution in the Indian context: An operational study”, in “Operations Research for Development”, Ahmedabad, India; Chapter 5, Eds. Prof. A. Tripathy and Prof. J. Rosenhead, New Age International Publishers, New Delhi, 1996, pp. 212-227.
ISBN 81-224-1016-2.

4. Sharma, R.R.K. and Sinha, Sharat, “A Sequencing based Multipass Heuristic for Improved Performance of MRP Context”, in Lecture Notes in Operations Research”, Part-7, Eds. Prof. Du, Prof. Zhang and Prof. Cheng, Beijing World Publishing Corporation, Beijing, 1996, pp. 659-668.
ISBN 7-5062-2023-7.

5. Sharma, R.R.K., “Processes of manufacturing and corporate strategy making : Mutual influence and performance”, Innovation In Technology management : The Key to Global Leadership”, Eds. Dunder F Kocaoglu et.al., Portland State University, Portland Oregon, USA., pp. 631- 634, Published by the PICMET, Portland State University, Engineering Management Program, Portland Oregon, 97207-0751, USA, 1997.
ISBN 1-890843-00-8

6. Sharma, R.R.K., “Heuristic to modify lot sizes to improve performance in MRP Context”, Industrial Engineering Encyclopedia, published by International Journal of Industrial Engineering, USA, 1999.
ISBN 0-9654599-X

7. Sharma, R.R.K. and Rao, M.V., “Application of Genetic Algorithm to Single level Lot Sizing Problem with Shortage Costs”, Operations management for Global Economy, Ed. Arun Kanda et. al., Phoenix Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 572-581, 1999.
ISBN 81-7484-030-3

8. Sharma, R.R.K. and Reddy, V.R.K., Difficulty in aligning Manufacturing Decisions with Objectives in Dynamic Environments”, Operations management For Global Economy, Ed. Arun Kanda et. al., Phoenix Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 640-651, 1999.
ISBN 81-7484-030-3

9. Sharma, R.R.K. and Berry, V., “Developing New Formulations and Relaxations of Single Stage Capacitated Warehouse Location Problem (SSCWLP) : Empirical Investigation for Assessing Relative Strengths and Computational Effort”, Logistics and Global Outsourcing, Kulwant S. Pawar, Chandra S. Lalwani and Janat Shah (Eds.), pp. 286-291, 2004.
ISBN : 0 85358 129 0.

10. Sharma, R.R.K. and Pankaj, K., “A new GA based procedure for solving the portfolio selection problem”, Proceedings, National Conference on Management Science and Practice – held in honor of Prof. J.L. Saha at I.I.M., Ahmedabad, 380 015, India during Mar 31 – Apr 1, 2006, Ed. Prof. N. Ravichandran, pp. 107-114, 2007,
ISBN 81-8424-186-0.

11. Singh, S.P. and Sharma, R.R.K., “A Hybrid Genetic Search Based Approach to Solve Single Period Facility Layout Problem”, Proceedings, Asia Pacific Management Conference, XII, 2006, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 1311-1315.
ISBN : 974-8257-30-4.

12. Sharma, R.R.K. and Sarkar, C., “CRM implementation and its influence on mode of strategy making chosen by the firm”, Proceedings, 10 th International Annual Convention on “Strategic Management for Firms in Developing Countries”, Editors : Dr Atanu Ghosh and Dr Gargi Bannerjee, held at IIT Mumbai during May 10-12, 07, pp. 357-365, 2007. ISBN 10: 81 8424 198 4.

13. Chatterjee, Devjani, Sharma, RRK and Shanker, K., “Important differences in management control systems, cultural dimensions and management practices of innovators, prospectors and defenders”, 3rd European Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The University of Winchester, UK, 15-16 Sept, 2008, Edited by Neil Marriot, Published by Academic Publishing Limited, Reading, UK, 44-118-972-4148, www.academic-publishing.org, pp. 71-82, ISBN 978-906638-14-6.

14. Pandey, S. and Sharma, RRK, “Changing strategic focus and emergence of OD tools”, Managing Global Competition: A Holistic Approach, Eds. DS Chundawat, K Saxena and SS Bhadu, Macmillan, Delhi, 2008, pp. 39-45, ISBN 10: 0230-63646-2.

15. Verma, Mayank and Sharma, RRK, “Relaxations and equivalence of two formulations of the capacitated lot sizing problem with back-orders and setup times”, Proceedings of the Global Conference on Business and Finance, V4(1), 2009, ISSN: 1931-0285 (CD); ISSN: 1941-9589 (ONLINE); pp. 42-53.

16. Chatterjee, Devjani, Sharma, RRK, and Shanker K., “Management problem solving styles and behavioural practices of leaders in Innovators and Defenders”, Decision Sciences in Global Enterprise Management, Eds. Karuna Jain and Rahul Patil, Macmillan Publishers, 2009, ISBN: 10: 0230-63725-6; ISBN: 13: 978-0230-63725-2; pp. 222-234.

17. Verma, Priyanka and Sharma, RRK, “Relaxations of Decomposed Single Stage Capacitated Warehouse Location Problem: Empirical Comparison”, Decision Sciences in Global Enterprise Management, Eds. Karuna Jain and Rahul Patil, Macmillan Publishers, 2009, ISBN: 10: 0230-63725-6; ISBN: 13: 978-0230-63725-2; pp. 524-538.

18. Sharadindu Pandey and RRK Sharma, “Understanding Transformational Change Using ‘Competing Value’ Framework”, In Integrating Spirituality an Organizational Leadership (ISBN: 9780230639089). Macmillan India Advance Research Series, New Delhi (2009).

19. Priyanka Verma and R.R.K. Sharma, “Strong and weak formulations of Single Stage Uncapacitated Warehouse Location Problem”, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science - Communications in Computer and Information Science, LNCS-CCIS, (Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Trends in Business Administration and Information Processing, BAIP 2010), Trivandrum, India; 26-27 March, 2010; DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-12214-9_120; pp. 656-659.

20. Sharma, RRK, Rahul Sharma and Himangshu Hazarika, “Supply Chain Departments of Defenders, Prospectors and Analyzers: A Literature Review and Few Propositions”, Changing Ideas In Strategy, Ed. Prof. AP Sinha, Narosa Publishing, New Delhi; ISBN: 978-81-8487-100-5; 2010; pp.74-88.

21. Uma Nair S., RRK Sharma and Kripa Shanker, “Implementing MIS in Organizations: Developing a Theoretical Framework and its Empirical Validation”, in Recent Advances in Management and Information Security; Aurika Vaish, Pratika Mishra, A Vaish, P Dixit and MD Tiwari (Eds); ISBN: 978-81-8329-375-4; Shree Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi; 2010; pp. 370-377.

22. RRK Sharma and Ajay Jha, “Performance measures and sustainability index for supply chains in the 21 st century”, in RESEARH and SUSTAINABALE BUSINESS, Eds. Drs. Mukesh Kumar Barua and Zillur Rahman (DoMS IIT Roorkee); Excel India Publishers, pp. 892-903; ISBN: 978-93-83842-19-3; 2014.

23. RRK Sharma, Deepa Mishra, Akshay Chawla and Ankur Agarwal, “Relating Buffering and Bridging Approaches to Supply Chain Strategy Types”, SIMSR Supply Chain Management Conference Proceedings, Chapter No: 3; ISBN Number; 978-93-5062-356-5; 2014.

Journal Publication

1. Sharma, R.R.K., “Modeling a Fertilizer Distribution System”, European Journal of Operational Research, 51, 1991, pp. 24-34.

2. Sharma, R.R.K. and Paradkar, S.S., “Modeling a railway freight transportation system”, Asia Pacific Journal of Operations Research, 12, 1995, 17-36.

3. Sharma, R.R.K. and Shivanshu, U., “Manufacturing strategy: Relating process to contents”, Productivity, July-Sept, 1998, pages 272-279.

4. Sharma, R.R.K., “A new algorithm for preparing PERT networks”, Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, V 15 No.1,1998, pages 37-48.

5. Sharma, R.R.K. and Sharma, K.D., “A new dual based procedure for the transportation problem”, European Journal of Operational Research, V 122 (3), 2000, pp. 611-624.

6. Sharma, R.R.K., Sharma, N.K. and Purwar, P., “Influence of cognitive style of entrepreneurs on chosen processes of strategy making”, Journal of Technical and Vocational Training, Chennai, India, V 16, 2000, pp. 17-22.

7. Sharma, R.R.K., Seliger, G., Eggenstein, M., Shrotriya, S. and Upadhyaya, S., “Relating objectives and processes used in manufacturing organizations: New theoretical concepts and trends from field data from German and Indian manufacturing firms”, Productivity, V 42(2), 2001, pp. 274-280.

8. Sharma, R.R.K., Sharma N K and Baitha, N., “Impact of personality and environment on chosen strategy making process for small firms”, Journal of Technical and Vocational Education, V 18, 2001, pp. 34-46.

9. Sharma, RRK. and Saumya Prasad, “Obtaining a good solution to the uncapacitated transportation problem”, European Journal of Operational Research, V144(3), Feb 2003, 560-564.

10. Sharma, R.R.K. and Saxena, A., “Dual based procedure for the special case of transshipment problem”, OPSEARCH (INDIA), V39, No. 3-4, Aug.-Oct., 2002.

11. Sharma, R.R.K., Seliger, G., Eggenstein, M., Shrotriya, S. and Behera, A., “Relating objectives to manufacturing decisions in dynamic environments : Implications of an exploratory study to Indian and German manufacturing firms”, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, V 5, No. 5/6, 2003, pp. 472 – 491.

12. Singh, S.P. and Sharma R.R.K., “A review of different approaches to the facility layout problem”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2006, V30, 425-433.

13. Sharma, R.R.K. and Chaudhary, R., “ERP implementation and its effect on a few variables of organization structure and manager’s job”, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Volume V, Number 3, 2005, pp. 140-149.

14. Sharma, R.R.K. and Berry, V., “Developing New Formulations and Relaxations of Single Stage Capacitated Warehouse Location Problem (SSCWLP): Empirical Investigation for Assessing Relative Strengths and Computational Effort”, European Journal of Operational Research, 2007, V 177, pp. 803-812.

15. Iraj Mahdavi, Sharma, R.R.K. and Amiri, Z.R., “Formulation of web document classification : Transforming the quadratic problem into 0-1 integer linear”, International Journal of Digital Management, ISSN 1738-8554, V1, No. 1, Jan 2006, pp. 63-70.

16. Singh, S.P. and Sharma R.R.K., “Two-level modified simulated annealing based approach for solving facility layout problem”, International Journal of Production Research; V 46(13), July 2008, pp. 3563 – 3582.

17. Sharma, R.R.K. and Sharma, Abhishek, “ERP implementation in defenders and its influence on manager’s job: A case study”, International Journal of Business Research, V7 (2), 2007, pp. 136-141.

18. Sharma, R.R.K. and Gupta, Piyush, “Management control systems for manufacturing organizations”, Review of Business Research, V7 (3), 2007, pp. 194-198.

19. Sharma, R.R.K., Sharma, Abhishek and Krishna, Jayant, “ERP implementation in a multi client-multi process organization: effect on manager’s job and organization structure”, European Journal of Management, V8(2), 2008, pp. 120-124.

20. Singh, S.P. and Sharma, R.R.K., “Genetic algorithm based heuristic for the dynamic facility layout problem”, European Journal of Management, V8(1), 2008, pp. 128-134.

21. Sharma, R.R.K. and Singh, S.P., “A review of various linearization of the QAP: A comparative study for assessing relative computational effort”, Review of Business Research, V8(1), 2008, pp. 185-190.

22. Shardindu Pandey and Sharma R.R.K., “Relating OD interventions to the strategy of the firm”, European Journal of Management, 2008, V8(1), pp. 44-53.

23. Sharma, RRK, Bhartia, G., and Dhanania, K., “Relationship of manufacturing and design department: An empirical validation of theoretical framework”, International Journal of Business Strategy, V8(2), 2008, pp. 89-94.

24. Pandey, S. and Sharma RRK, “Combining exploitative and exploratory cultures: The case of a technology giant”, The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, V8(2), 2008, pp. 127-133.

25. Singh, Vinay and Sharma, RRK, “Organizational alignment through balance scorecard (BSC) system in defenders, prospectors and innovators”, International Journal of Business Strategy, V 9(1); 2009; pp. 94-103.

26. Pandey, S. and Sharma RRK, “Matching symbolic interaction with relational bonding: Lessons from Toyota’s network”, V 5 (1), International Management Review Journal, 2009, pp. 50-55.

27. Uma Nair S., Sharma RRK and Kripa Shanker, “Relating Strategy of Organization to its Management Information Systems”, International Journal of Business Strategy, 2009, V 9(1); 2009; pp. 132-136.

28. Pandey, S. and Sharma RRK, “Organizational factors for Exploration and Exploitation”, Journal of Technology Management and Innovation, V 4, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 48-58.

29. FP Su, KK Lai, RRK Sharma and TS Kuo, “Patent priority network: Linking patent portfolio to strategic goals”, Journal of American Society of Information Science and Technology, V60(11), 2009, pp. 2353-2361.

30. Sharma, R.R.K. and Muralidhar, A., “A new formulation and relaxation of the simple plant location problem”, Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, V 26(1), Feb 2009; pp. 1-11.

31. Sharadindu Pandey and RRK Sharma, “An empirical study of leadership characteristics in exploration-exploitative units”, International Leadership Journal, V1(3/4), Spring/Summer 2009, pp. 54-70;

32. Sharadindu Pandey and RRK Sharma, “Organization Development Interventions for Prospectors: A Theoretical Framework and its Empirical Validation”, Global Business and Management Research: An International Journal; ISSN: 1947-5667; Universal-Publishers, Boca Raton, USA. Website: http://www.gbmr.ioksp.com; V 3(1); 2011; pp. 79-95.

33. Uma Nair S., RRK Sharma and Kripa Shanker, “Relating culture to implementation of management information system in an organization”, International Journal of Business Research, 10(1), 2010, pp. 133-140.

34. Priyanka Verma and RRK Sharma, “Vertical Decomposition Approach for Two Stage Capacitated Warehouse Location Problems”, Global Business and Management Research; ISSN: 1947-5667; Universal-Publishers, Boca Raton, USA; V 2(2&3); 2010; pp. 275-284.

35. Mayank Verma and RRK Sharma, “A New Lagrangian Relaxation Based Approach to solve Capacitated Lot-sizing Problem with Backlogging”, Global Business and Management Research; ISSN: 1947-5667; Universal-Publishers, Boca Raton, USA; V 2(2&3); 2010; pp. 285-295.

36. RRK Sharma, KK Lai and WG Chaoyang, “Influence of Strategy and Culture on Management Control Systems (MCS): A Conceptual Framework”, International Journal of Strategic Management, V 10(1); June 2010; 164-168.

37. Vinay Singh and RRK Sharma, “Relating critical success factors of information system implementation with the organizational strategy”, International Journal of Business Strategy, 2010, V 10(2), pp. 119-123.

38. Adhir Tondon, RRK Sharma and Uma Nair S., “ERP implementation approach in defender organizations: An empirical study”, International Journal of Business Research, 2010, V 10(2), 281-284.

39. SP Singh and RRK Sharma, “A Hybrid Genetic Search Based Approach to Solve Single Period Facility Layout Problem”, Asia Pacific Management Review”, V15(2), 2010, pp. 301-312.

40. Verma, P., & Sharma, R.R.K. (2010). Strong and weak formulations of Single Stage Uncapacitated Warehouse Location Problem. Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science – Communications in Computer and Information Science, 70, 656-659.

41. N Gupta, RRK Sharma and NK Sharma, “Research Culture in Academia: A Conceptual Scheme and its Application”, AIMS International Journal of Management, V5, No. 1, 2011, pp. 35-46.

42. Rajesh P Mishra, RRK Sharma and SP Singh, “A lagrangian relaxation procedure for solving twin objective facility layout problem”, International Journal of Business Research, 2011, V 11(2), pp. 170-174.

43. Namrata Gupta, RRK Sharma and NK Sharma, “Role of culture in academic performance: Case of two Indian Institutes of Technology”, Review of Business Research, 2011, V 11(1), pp. 145-150.

44. Priyanka Verma and RRK Sharma, “Vertical Decomposition Approach to solve Single Stage Capacitated Warehouse Location Problem”, American Journal of Operational Research, V 1 (3), 2011, pp. 1-18.

45. RRK Sharma and Priyanka Verma, “Hybrid Formulations of single stage uncapacitated warehouse location problem: Few theoretical and empirical results”, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, V 18 (1), Mar 2012, pp. 53-69.

46. Ram Misra, RRK Sharma, Hemant Kakkar, “A case based study of relationship between innovation, organization structure and architecture”, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, V 11 (4), 2011, pp. 198-203.

47. R Shriniwas Sharma, RRK Sharma, Vinay Singh and SP Singh, “A lagrangian based procedure for solving simple plant layout problem”, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, V12(1), 2012; pp. 161-166.

48. RRK Sharma, SM Patil and Tandon, A., “Customization and best practices model for ERP implementation: An Analysis”, International Journal of Business Strategy, V12 (1), 2012, pp. 1-9.

49. Amit K Gupta and RRK Sharma, “Deterministic joint replenishment problem with restriction on total storage capacity”, International Journal of Strategic Management, V 12 (1), 2012, pp. 27-36.

50. Saba Iqbal and RRK Sharma, “A STUDY OF ORGANIZATION STRATEGIES, STRUCTURES, CULTURE DIMENSIONS AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEMS OF VARIOUS RETAIL FORMATS”, International Journal of Business Strategy, V 12 (1), 2012, pp. 39-46.

51. Sharma, RRK, Agarwal, Pritee and Vinay Singh, “BENDERS’ DECOMPOSITION FOR DIFFERENT FORMULATIONS OF SINGLE STAGE CAPACITATED WAREHOUSE LOCATION PROBLEM (SSCWLP): A BRIEF THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION”, International Journal of Business Research, V 12(1), 2012, pp. 43-50.

52. Sharma, RRK, Dubey Sonal, Verma, Priyanka, Verma, Mayank, “Solving Single Stage Uncapacitated Warehouse Location Problem by Combination of OR Based Heuristic and Genetic Algorithm”, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Method, V 18, No 3, Sept 2012; pp. 211-228.

53. Saba Azeem and RRK Sharma, “An understanding of hard and soft discounters during boom and recessionary phase”, International Journal of Strategic Management, V12 (4), 2012; pp. 44-51.

54. RRK Sharma, G Chandra Mouli, Mayank Verma, Priyanka Verma, “Evaluating strong, weak and hybrid formulations of the single stage capacitated warehouse location problem”, International J of Operations Research, V20 (2); 2014; pp.156-179.

55. Sharma, RRK. Dubey, Ananya, Singh, SP, “SOLVING TWIN OBJECTIVE FACILITY LAYOUT PROBLEM (TOFLP) BY LAGRANGIAN RELAXATION PROCEDURE: PRELIMINARY COMPUTATIONS”, Review of Business Research, V 13, 2013, pp. 61-64.

56. Sharma, RRK, Sharma, R Shriniwas, and Kulkarni, Apoorva, “FEW IMPROVEMENTS TO AN ALGORITHM FOR PREPARING PERT NETWORKS”, Review of Business Research, V 13, 2013, pp. 29-34.

57. Sharma, RRK and Mokashi, “ADD, DROP and INTERCHANGE heuristics for the portfolio selection problem”, International J of Operations and Quantitative Methods, V 19, No. 1, pp. 59 – 70, March 2013.

58. RRK Sharma and Pritee Agarwal, “Solving Single Stage Capacitated Warehouse Location Problem (SSCWLP) by Branch and Bound and Benders’ Decomposition Methods: A Comparative Study”, International J of Operations and Quantitative Management, V 19 (3); Sep. 2013; pp. 147-156.

59. Sharma, RRK and Pritee Agarwal, “Solving SSCWLP using Benders’ decomposition: Theoretical and Computational Study for Different Formulations”, International J of Strategic management, V 14 (1); 2014; pp. 35-44.

60. Pratima Verma and Sharma RRK, “Relating organization culture and structure to enhance the Horizontal Strategy in Conglomerates”, California Business Review, V 2(1); 2014; pp. 25-34.

61. Vimal Kumar and Sharma, RRK, “TQM implementation: Relating Critical Success Factor to Strategy of the firm”, California Business Review, V 2(1); 2014; pp. 19-24.

62. Sharma, RRK, Ajay Jha, Adhir Tandon and Hasan, Syed Ali, “Relating ERP Configuration models to Business Strategy of the firm”, California Business Review, V 2(1); 2014; pp. 45-50.

63. Vimal Kumar and Sharma, RRK, “TQM implementation: Difficulty encountered by firms with different strategies and cultures”, Review of Business Research, V 14 (1); 2014; pp. 93-98.

64. Pratima Verma and Sharma RRK, “Relating leadership, control systems and employee attributes to successful implementation of horizontal strategy in conglomerates”, Review of Business Research, V 14 (1); 2014; pp. 105-110.

65. RRK Sharma and Deepa Mishra, “Relating HR Outsourcing to Supply Chain Strategy”, Journal of International Management, V 14(1), 2014; pp. 7-12.

66. RRK Sharma and Pritee Agarwal, “Approaches to solve MID_CPLP problem: Theoretical results and empirical investigation”, American J of Operational Research, 4, 2014, pp. 142-154.

67. Vimal Kumar and RRK Sharma, “TQM Implementation: Relating Leadership Styles to Achieve Continuous Improvement AND/OR Innovation”, California Business Review; V 2(2); 2014; pp. 13-20.

68. RRK Sharma and Deepa Mishra, “Relating Postponement and Flexibility to strategy of the firm”, Journal of International Management Studies, V 14 (1); pp. 7-12; 2014.

69. RRK Sharma, Vimal Kumar and Tanmay Kulshrestha, “TQM Implementation: Difficulty Encountered by Organizations having Different Strategies and Values”, European J of Business Research, V 14(2); 2014; pp. 33-42.

70. Pratima Verma and RRK Sharma, "THE LINKAGES BETWEEN BUSINESS STRATEGIES, CULTURE AND COMPENSATION USING MILES & SNOW’S AND HOFSTEDE CULTURE FRAMEWORK" in International J of Business Strategy; V 14 (3), 111-116; 2014.

71. RRK Sharma and Surajit Saha, “Relating Architectural and Modular Innovation to Organization Structure of the R&D Function”, European J of Business Research, V14 (3); 2014; p. 29-38.

72. Ajay Jha and RRK Sharma, “Relating Flexibility, Market Attractiveness and Postponement in Supply Chains”, International J of Business Strategy, V 14 (3); pp. 27-32; 2014.

73. Niraj K Vishvakarma and RRK Sharma, “RFID implementation critical success factors and RFID adoption strategies: A theoretical framework”, International J of Business Strategy, V15 (1); pp. 29-38; MAR 2015.

74. Niraj K Vishvakarma and RRK Sharma, “Relating organizational strategy, culture and control systems with implantation strategy of Business Process Re-engineering (BPR)”, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, V15(1); p. 27-38; MAR 2015.

75. Niraj K Vishvakarma, Winston James and RRK Sharma, “RELATING “INTERNET OF THINGS” (IoT) ARCHITECTURES TO STRATEGY TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONS: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK”, Journal of International Management Studies, V15 (1); pp. 35-42; 2015.

76. Mayank Verma and RRK Sharma, “Lagrangian based approach to solve a two level capacitated lot sizing problem”, COGENT ENGINEERING (Open Access Journal); 2015 (2): 108861; (Manuscript No: COGENTENG: 113R2);

77. RRK Sharma, Pararg Tyagi, Vimal Kumar and Ajay Jha, “Developing strong and hybrid formulation for the Single Stage Single Period Multicommodity warehouse location problem: Theoretical Framework and Empirical Investigation”, American J of Operational Research; 2015; V 5; pp. 112-128.

78. Surajit Saha, RRK Sharma and Arjun Kulhar, “Relating Personality and Creativity Types”, California Business Review, V3 (1); pp. 33-40; 2015.

79. RRK Sharma and Kumar Agnivesh, “New Formulation of Simple Plant location Problem (SPLP) and its Lagrangian Relaxation: Preliminary Computational Results”, AIMS International Journal of Management, V 9(2), May 2015, pp. 155-161.

80. RRK Sharma and Surajit Saha, “Relating Big Five Factor of Personality to Innovative Leadership”, California Business Review, V3(2); pp. 37-40; 2015.

81. Mayank Verma and RRK Sharma, “Hybrid Formulation of Multi Item Capacitated Lot Sizing Problem”, American J of Operational Research, V5; 2015; pp. 503-513.

82. Niraj, KV, Sharma, RRK, Om Gupta, and Bhatt, DN, “An empirical study of relationship between RFID implementation critical success factors and organizational strategy”, Asian J of Information and Communication, V 8 (2); 2016, pp. 1-24.

83. RRK Sharma, Ankita M, Vimal kr, Vinay Singh and Pritee Agarwal, “Developing modified Benders decomposition method for single stage multi commodity multi period warehouse location problem”, American J of Operations Research, V6; 2016, pp. 245-259.

84. Vinayak A Drave and RRK Sharma, “Identification of drivers affecting performance of different retail formats”; Academy of Contemporary Research Journal; V5(2); 2016; pp. 1-8.

85. Deepa Mishra, RRK Sharma, Sameer Kumar and Rameshwar Dubey, “Bridging and buffering: Strategies for mitigating supply risk and improving supply chain performance”, Int. J of Production Economics, V 180 (2016), pp. 183-197.

86. Vinayak Drave and RRK Sharma, “Relating Organization Strategy and Structure to Different Types of Retail Formats”, Academy of Contemporary Research Journal V V(III),23-29, ISSN: 2305-865X © Resource Mentors (Pvt) ltd (Publisher); http://aocrj.org/archive/; 2016.

87. Priyank Sinha and RRK Sharma, “Dual Based Procedures for Un-Capacitated Minimum Cost Flow Problem", American J of Operational Research, V6(6); 2016; pp. 468-479.

88. Atanu Mondal, RRK Sharma and Niraj V, “Linking organizational strategies to multiagent system typologies”, International J of Innovation and Technology Management; V 7 (3); 2016; pp. 106-110.

89. Vimal Kumar and RRK Sharma, “Relating problem solving styles of leaders to TQM focus”, The TQM Journal; V 29(2); 218-239; 2017.

90. Vimal Kumar and RRK Sharma, “Exploring critical success factors for TQM implementation using interpretive structural modelling approach: extract from case studies”, International J of Productivity and Quality Management, V21 (2); 2017; pp. 203-228;

91. Vinay Singh, RRK Sharma, Thanos, P., and R Dubey, “Differences in information system for exploratory and exploitative processes of innovation and UDR/USR type of innovators”; Int. J. Business Information Systems, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2017.

92. Pratima Verma; Sharma RRK and Vimal Kumar, “The sustainability issues of diversified firms in emerging economies context: a theoretical model and propositions”, Int J of Process Management and Benchmarking; V 7(2); 2017; pp. 224-248.

93. Vimal Kumar and RRK Sharma, “Conquering in Emerging Markets: Critical Success Factors to Enhance Supply Chain Performance”, Bench Marking: An International Journal; V 24(3); pp. 570-593; 2017.

94. Vimal Kumar and RRK Sharma, "An Empirical Investigation of Critical Success Factors Influencing the Successful TQM Implementation for firms with different strategic Orientation"; International J of Quality and Reliability Management, 2017; Vol. 34 Issue: 9, pp.1530-1550.

95. Mayank Verma and RRK Sharma, "A novel approach based on relaxation and reduction to solve the capacitated lot sizing problem"; International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering (accepted; to appear).

96. Pratima Verma and RRK Sharma, "The Linkages between Horizontal Strategy, Person-Environment fit and Horizontal Fit: An Empirical study", International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering; V28(2); 2018; pp. 216-239.

97. Deepa M, RRK Sharma, A Gunasekaran, Thanos, P., and Rameshwar Dubey, “Role of decoupling point in examining manufacturing flexibility: an empirical study for different business strategies”, Total Quality Management & Business Excellance; (Print) 1478-3371; (Online) Journal homepage: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ctqm20;

98. RRK Sharma and Syed M Ali, “Reducing The Lot Sizing Problem With Set Up, Production, Shortage And Inventory Costs To Lot Sizing Problem With Wagner-Whitin Costs”; American J of Operational Research, V7(5); 2017; pp. 282-284.

99. RRK Sharma, Vimal Kumar, and Nilanjan Das Khan., “Developing a New Reformulation of Single Level Capacitated Lot Sizing Problem (SLCLSP) with Set Up, Shortage and Inventory Costs”; American J of Operational Research, V7(5); 2017; pp. 282-284.

100. RRK Sharma, “Obtaining Optimal Solution by Using Very Good Non-Basic Feasible Solution of the Transportation and Linear Programming Problem”, American J of Operations Research; V7(5); 2017; pp. 285-288.

101. Krittika, Niraj, V., RRK Sharma, Lai, KK, “ Linking big data analytics to a few industrial applications: A concep¬tual review”, Journal of Information & Optimization Sciences (accepted, to appear);

102. Deepa Mishra, Sameer Kumar, RRK Sharma, Rameshwar Dubey, "Outsourcing decision: do strategy and structure really matter?", Journal of Organizational Change Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/JOCM-04-2017-0144 Permanent link to this document: https://doi.org/10.1108/JOCM-04-2017-0144.

103. Sharma, RRK., “EFFICACY OF STRONG FORMULATION OF SINGLE STAGE WAREHOUSE LOCATION PROBLEM IN THE CONTEXT OF BENDERS’ DECOMPOSITION”, International J of Business Strategy, (accepted, to appear May 2018).

104. Pratima Verma and RRK Sharma, “he Linkages between Business Strategies, Culture, and Compensation using Miles & Snow’s and Hofstede Culture Framework in Conglomerate Firms", Benchmarking: an International Journal 2018; (accepted to appear).

105. Priyank Sinha and RRK Sharma, “Efficient Heuristic Based Methods for Two-Stage Transshipment problem”, American J of Operations Research; 2018; 281-293.

106. Vimal, K, Sharma, RRK, Thanos, P., Guna Sekaran, Dubey, R., “Leadership Styles and their relationship with TQM Focus for Indian Firms: An Empirical Investigation”, International J of Productivity and Performance management, 2018, V 67(6); pp. 1063-1088.

107. T Tesfaye, RRK Sharma and KK Lai; "The Impact of the Core Company's Strategy on the Dimensions of Supply Chain Integration"; International J of Logistic Management (accepted, to appear).

108. RRK Sharma, Priyank Sinha and Mananjay Verma, “Computationally Efficient Problem Reformulations for Capacitated Lot Sizing Problem”; AJOR, V(8); pp. 312-322; 2018.

109. Surajit Saha and RRK Sharma, ‘The Impact of personality and cognitive style of managers on their work types’; J of Management Development’, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-04-2017-0103;

110. Vimal Kumar, R.R.K. Sharma, Pratima Verma, Kuei-Kuei Lai, Yu-Hsin Chang, "Mapping the TQM implementation: An empirical investigation of the cultural dimensions with different strategic orientation in Indian firms", Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 25 Issue: 8, pp.3081-3116 (2018); https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-06-2017-0150;
111. Niraj KV and RRK Sharma, “Internet of Things Architectures: Do Organizational Strategies matter?”, Business Process Management, Accepted, to appear.

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