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Operations and Information Science


B.E. (Mech), M.E. (Production), Fellow, IIM Lucknow


  • Kedar Pandurang Joshi is an associate professor in Operations and Information Science area at T A Pai Management Institute, Manipal. He holds a doctorate degree in Operations management from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, India and has more than a decade of teaching experience. He received master’s degree in Production engineering from University of Mumbai, India. His research interests include supply chain management, service operations and pricing. He is certified instructor for the supply chain simulation – The Fresh Connection developed by Inchainge. Inchainge offers world’s leading simulations and learning programs in Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Finance. Before joining FPM at IIM, Lucknow, he worked for a year (2007-2008) as Academic Associate at IIM Ahmedabad and Lecturer for about 4 years (2003-2007) in engineering colleges in Maharashtra where, he was involved in the academic assignments related to operations management.


  • Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Pricing and Revenue Optimization, Problem solving and decision making.


  • Supply Chain Management, Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Service Operations Management.


    Peer reviewed Journals

  • “Making up During Data Analysis in Sakala: Performance Measurement System in Karnataka.” Public Administration Quarterly. ABDC- A. Accepted.
  • Varsha Khandker and Kedar P Joshi (2018). “Price Determination for 4G Service Using Price Sensitivity Model in India”. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, 1-7. ABDC-B.
  • Debmallya Chatterjee, Kedar P. Joshi and Pankul Arora (2017). “Logistics Design at Fresh Buy”. Operations Management Educations Review 11. ABDC-B.
  • Joshi, Kedar. Singh, K. N. Kumar, Sushil. (2012). Selecting suppliers using improved DEMATEL in Build-to-Order supply chain, International Journal of Informational Systems for Logistics and Management, Volume 7, No. 2, pp. 43-52.
  • Joshi, Kedar. Singh, K. N. and Kumar, Sushil., (2012) Two-sided supplier-manufacturer selection in BTO Supply chain, Journal of Modelling in Management, Volume 7 No. 3., pp. 257-273. ABCD-C
  • Joshi, Kedar and Kumar, Sushil, (2012) Matchmaking using Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process, Compatibility Measure and Stable Matching for Online Matrimony in India. Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, Volume 19, No.1-2, pp. 57-66. doi: 10.1002/mcda.487. ABCD-B
  • Joshi, Kedar and Kumar, Sushil. (2011)Decision-making trial and evaluation laboratory – a tool for cognition mapping. Udyog Pragati, Volume 35, No. 3, pp. 44-53.
  • Book/Book Chapter/Book Review

  • Kedareshwaran Subramanian, Kedar Pandurang Joshi and Sourabh Deshmukh (2018). “Chapter 2: Improving Forecasting for Customer Service Supply Chain Using Big Data Analytics”. In Supply Chain Management Strategies and Risk Assessment in Retail Environments. IGI Global.
  • Joshi, K. P., and Lohiya, N. (2017). Improved Seating Plans for Movie Theatre to Improve Revenue: An Integrated Best Worst Method with EMSR-B. In Handbook of Research on Intelligent Techniques and Modeling Applications in Marketing Analytics (pp. 149-158). IGI Global.
  • Joshi, K. P., and Alur, S. (2016). Enhanced Selling on Digital Space via Matching Buyer and Seller Preferences Using Fuzzy MCDM Method. In Fuzzy Optimization and Multi-Criteria Decision Making in Digital Marketing (pp. 148-158). IGI Global.
  • Cases

  • Kedar P. Joshi, Vasanth Kamath VP and Mohnish Gulve (2017). “DVMS Power Electronics Private Limited: Capacity Analysis”. Ivey Publishing.
  • Kedar P Joshi and Debmallya Chatterjee (2017). “DHL Global Forwarding: Consolidation Program”. Ivey Publishing

Conferences and Workshops

  • Attended the Global Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning program to be held at Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA, July 23 – 29, 2017.
  • Attended train the trainer workshop for The Fresh Connection at Inchainge, Utrech, Netherlands, August 23-25, 2015.
  • Joshi, Kedar. Singh, K. N. and Kumar, Sushil. (2012). Prioritizing criteria for supplier evaluation using integrated DANP in Build-To-Order supply chain. XVI Annual International Conference of Society of Operations Management, December 21-23, 2012, IIT Delhi, India.
  • Joshi, Kedar. Singh, K. N. and Kumar, Sushil. (2011). Generating impact relations map for supplier selection criteria in Build-to-Order supply chain. XV Annual International Conference of Society of Operations Management, December 16-17, 2011, IIM Calcutta, India.
  • Joshi, Kedar. Singh, K. N. and Kumar, Sushil. (2011). An integrated approach for supplier selection in MTS and BTO SCM. International conference on Advances in Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management, IIT Kharagpur, India, December 16-18, 2011.
  • Joshi, Kedar. Singh, K. N. and Kumar, Sushil. (2011). Evaluating Criteria for Selection of Suppliers in Build-to-Order Supply Chain. Eighth International Symposium on Management Engineering Taipei, Taiwan, August 22-25, 2011. (ISSN 1882-8736).
  • Joshi Kedar and Pujari Sambhaji, (2005). Parameter Optimization of Steam Bluing Process in Electrical Steels by Taguchi Method. International Conference on ICMPM, Bannari Amman institute of technology, Satyamangalam, Tamilnadu.
  • Joshi Kedar. Pujari Sambhaji (2005). Computer aided process planning for prismatic components in Press tools. National Conference on Contemporary Approaches in Design and Manufacturing, ACCET, Karaikkudi, Tamilnadu.
  • Joshi Kedar. Ambad Prashant. (2004). Mechatronics towards Micro-Mechatronics. National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechatronics, MIT, Aurangabad, Maharashtra.


    Excellent Paper Award (2011)

  • Won Excellent Paper Award for “Joshi, Kedar. Singh, K. N. and Kumar, Sushil., Evaluating Criteria for Selection of Suppliers in Build-To-Order Supply Chain” in Eighth International Symposium on Management Engineering Taipei, Taiwan, August 22-25, 2011.

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