Mohan  V.  Tatikonda

Professor of Operations Management

Dr. L.L. and Mary Louise Waters Faculty Fellow

Research Director, Center for the Business of Life Sciences

Director, Global Supply Chain Enterprise

Indiana University Kelley School of Business





D.B.A. in Operations Management, Boston University 


M.B.A. in Quantitative Analysis, University of Wisconsin at Madison


M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin at Madison


B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(Second Major in Computer Science)




NPDP (Certified New Product Development Professional, by PDMA)





Indiana University, Kelley School of Business


Professor of Operations Management


Research Director, Center for the Business of Life Sciences


Senior Associate, Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business


Dr. L.L. and Mary Louise Waters Faculty Fellow


Research Fellow, Center for the Business of Life Sciences


Associate Professor of Operations Management


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School


Assistant Professor of Operations, Technology and Innovation Management




Best Paper of the Year (2006), Journal of Operations Management

Chan K. Hahn Prize for Best Paper in Operations Management, Academy of Management 1999 Conference.

First place doctoral dissertation, 1995 Production and Operations Management Society dissertation competition.

Research awards and grants from the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), The Manufacturing Roundtable, Cato Center, Marketing Science Institute.




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Tatikonda, Mohan V., Siri A. Terjesen, Pankaj C. Patel and Vinit Parida (2013). The Role of Operational Capabilities in Enhancing New Venture Survival: A Longitudinal Study, Production and Operations Management Journal, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 1401-1415.


Tatikonda, Mohan V., with Aaron Boeke, Patrick Doumas, Lilith Reeves, Kyle McClurg, Daniela Bischof, Lina Sego, Alisha Auberry and Kenneth Cornetta (2013). Vector Production in an Academic Environment: A Tool to Assess Production Costs, Human Gene Therapy, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 49-57. [Impact Factor: 4.2]


Tatikonda, Mohan V., with Lilith Reeves, Linda Dunn-Jensen, Tim Baldwin and Kenneth Cornetta (2013). Partnership between CTSI and Business Schools Can Promote Best Practices for Core Facilities and Resources, Clinical and Translational Science, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 297-302. [Impact Factor: 2.4]


Anand, Gopesh, Peter T. Ward and Mohan V. Tatikonda (2010). Role of Explicit and Tacit Knowledge in Six Sigma Projects: An Empirical Examination of Differential Project Success, Journal of Operations Management, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 303-315. [Reprinted in Quality Control and Applied Statistics, 2011, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 203-206.]


Anand, Gopesh, Peter T. Ward, Mohan V. Tatikonda and David A. Schilling (2009). Dynamic Capabilities Through Continuous Improvement Infrastructure, Journal of Operations Management, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 444-461.


Magid, Julie M., Mohan V. Tatikonda and Philip L. Cochran (2009).  Radio Frequency Identification and Privacy Law: An Integrative Approach, American Business Law Journal, vol. 46, no. 1 (Spring), pp. 1-54. [Lead Article]


Stock, Gregory N. and Mohan V. Tatikonda (2008).  The Joint Influence of Technology Uncertainty and Interorganizational Interaction on External Technology Integration Success, Journal of Operations Management, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 65-80.


Cochran, Philip L., Mohan V. Tatikonda and Julie M. Magid (2007).  Radio Frequency Identification and the Ethics of Privacy, Organizational Dynamics, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 217-229.


Mantel, Susan P., Mohan V. Tatikonda and Ying Liao (2006).  A Behavioral Study of Supply Manager Decision-Making:  Factors Influencing Make versus Buy Evaluation, Journal of Operations Management, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 822-838.  [Recipient of the Journal of Operations Management Best Paper Award for 2006 ]




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Eli Lilly Award for MBA Teaching Excellence - 2004 (given to top MBA faculty member).

MBA Program Teaching Excellence Award (2006, 2005, 2004, 2003).

Schuyler F. Otteson Award for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence - 2003.




Associate Editor, Journal of Operations Management.

Senior Editor, Production and Operations Management Journal

Associate Editor, Decision Sciences Journal.

Editorial Board Member, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Product Innovation Management.

Reviewer for Management Science, AMJ, JOM, POMJ, MISQ, IJOPM, IJPR, JPIM, R&D Mgmt., Technovation and other journals.

Chair, Business of Life Sciences Doctoral Consortium (2013)

Chair, Operations Management Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management (2005 and 2006)

Past Chair, Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics.




U. S. Citizen (born Austin, Texas).



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