Dr. Sriram Narayanan is a Professor with the Department of Supply Chain Management. Prior to his doctoral degree in Operations Technology and Innovation Management at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, he received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Delhi, India. His industry experience includes working for Maruti Udyog Limited, a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, and HCL Technologies, a software services company. Dr. Narayanan's primary research interests are in managing productivity and innovation in knowledge intensive work environments. His passion is to work on real problems in the field and crafting research issues from those. His research has been published or is forthcoming in several journals including Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Journal of Retailing and Journal of Academy of Marketing Science among others. He is currently the co-department editor for Journal of Operations Management for the Inter-organizational Relations department. He is a Senior Editor in Production and Operations Management Journal in the Supply Chain Management Department and Associate Editor at the Decision Sciences Journal. He is also on the editorial review board of IEEE Transactions of Engineering Management. He was a past Lilly Teaching Fellow at the Michigan State University for the year 2013-2014. He has won outstanding reviewer awards from Journal of Operations Management and Decision Sciences Journal; and outstanding senior editor award from the Production and Operations Management Journal. He also has played a leadership role in editing proceedings, being a track chair, and in organizing both national and international conferences.
Shrihari, Sriram Narayanan and Raji Srinivasan (2013) "Dynamically Coordinating
Inventory, R&D, and Advertising Spending" Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Forthcoming.
Narayanan, Sriram and Ram
Narasimhan (2013) "Contract choice, supplier characteristics and sourcing
relationship performance" Decision
Sciences Journal, Forthcoming.
Ram, Sriram Narayanan, and Ravi Srinivasan (2013) "An Investigation
of Justice in Supply Chain Relationships and their Performance Impact," Journal of Operations Management, 31(5)
Ram and Sriram Narayanan (2013) "Perspectives on Supply Chain Driven
Innovation" Journal of Supply Chain
Sriram, Jayashankar M. Swaminathan and Srinivas Talluri (2013) "Knowledge Diversity, Turnover, and Organizational-Unit
Productivity: An Empirical Analysis in a Knowledge-Intensive Context" Production and Operations Management
Journal, Early View. (In order of last names)
Nandini and Sriram Narayanan (2013) "Vertical Integration, Innovation and
Alliance Portfolio: Implications for Firm Performance" Strategic Management Journal, 34(9) 1042-1064.
Vaidy, Sriram Narayanan, Yadong Luo and Jayashankar Swaminathan (2013)
"Offshoring Business Process Services and Governance Control Mechanisms in
Emerging Markets: An Examination of Service Providers from India" Production and Operations Management
Journal, 22(2) 314"“334.
Sriram, Vaidy Jayaraman, Yadong Luo and Jayashankar Swaminathan (2011) "The
Antecedents of Process Integration in Business Process Outsourcing and its
Effect on Firm Performance" Journal of
Operations Management, 29(1-2)3-16.
Sriram, Sridhar Balasubramanian and Jayashankar Swaminathan (2011) "Managing
Outsourced Software Projects: Antecedents of Project Performance and Customer
Satisfaction" Production and Operations
Management Journal, 20(4) 508"“521.
Narasimhan, Ram, Sriram Narayanan (2009) "In Search
of Outsourcing Excellence" Supply Chain
Management Review, March, 36-42.
Sriram, Sridhar Balasubramanian and Jayashankar Swaminathan (2009) "A Matter of
Balance: Specialization, Task Variety, and Individual Learning in a Software
Maintenance Environment" Management
Science, 55(2) 1861-1876.
Sriram, Ann Marucheck and Robert Handfield (2009) "Electronic Data Interchange:
Meta - Analysis, Research Review and Future Directions" Decision Sciences, 40(1) 121-163.