Mohan  V.  Tatikonda

Professor of Operations Management

Kelley School of Business

Indiana University

801 W. Michigan St.

Indianapolis, IN 46202-5151


phone:   1.317.274.2751

fax:   1.317.274.3312






Official bio...


Mohan V. Tatikonda is professor of operations management at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.


Mohan's research focuses on how firms can most effectively design, develop, introduce and improve products, services and organizational processes.  His recent research addresses managing development projects in global environments, fostering technology transfer in the supply chain, behavioral decision-making by supply chain managers, six-sigma program and project effectiveness, and the consumer privacy implications of RFID technology and other advanced technologies.  His research involves intensive collaboration with leading companies (including GE, IBM, Motorola, RCA and Agfa), and has been published in scholarly journals including Management Science, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management and the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.


Professor Tatikonda's recent research awards include:  Best Paper of the Year in the Journal of Operations Management;  Chan K. Hahn Prize for Best Operations Management Paper at Academy of Management;  and the award for Best Dissertation from the Production and Operations Management Society.  He has received research awards and grants from organizations including CIBER, Marketing Science Institute and the Center for Enterprise Leadership.  Mohan serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Operations Management and the Decision Sciences Journal.  He is a Senior Editor of the Production and Operations Management Journal and serves on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.  Mohan has consulted for The World Bank, SAP and other organizations.


Professor Tatikonda is an award winning teacher.  At the Kelley School he has received the Eli Lilly Award for MBA Teaching Excellence (awarded by the students to the top MBA faculty member) and the Schuyler F. Otteson Award for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence.  He teaches the core operations management course in the MBA program and MBA courses on supply chain management.  He has taught elective courses on product innovation to MBA and Executive MBA students, and has taught PhD seminars on Operations Strategy and Innovation at universities in the United States and abroad.  Mohan is also director of the Global Supply Chain Enterprise at the Kelley School.


Mohan holds a doctorate in operations management from Boston University.  He holds an MS in manufacturing systems engineering, an MBA in operations management, and a BS in electrical engineering, all from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.  Mohan served on the faculty at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) before joining Indiana University.


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