Ram Narasimhan, the John H. McConnell Professor of Business Administration and Supply Chain Management University Distinguished Professor, was recently awarded the “Distinguished OM Scholar Award” by the Academy of Management (AOM).

AOM is the oldest and largest scholarly management association in the world. It is dedicated to enhancing the profession of management by advancing scholarship and enriching the professional development of its members and is comprised of scholars at colleges, universities and research institutions, as well as individuals from business, government and not-for-profit organizations in over 100 nations. Narasimhan received this award at the recent AOM annual conference in Chicago.

Narasimhan’s research interests include strategic issues encompassing supply chain strategies, strategic sourcing, integration across supply chains, buyer-supplier relationships, empirical modeling of decision linkages in SCM and analytical modeling of supply chain decisions. He received his PhD from the University of Minnesota.