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Rajesh K Singh

Professor, Operations Management
Chairperson - Research, FPM / EFPM

Email : rajesh.singh@mdi.ac.in
Phone : +91-124-4560290

Qualification

•    B Tech in Mechanical Engg from Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University), Agra
•    M Tech from IIT Roorkee ( Formerly University of Roorkee), Roorkee
•    PhD from Delhi University, Delhi
   
Areas of Interest/Specialization   

Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Total Quality Management, Operations Strategy, Quantitative Techniques and Operations Research
   
Work Experience/ Teaching Experience

He is in teaching profession since 1992. Prior to joining MDI, Gurgaon, he has also worked at Delhi Technological University (Formerly DCE), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi, CET, Bathinda and PEC, Chandigarh.


Research  and Consultancy Experience/Achievements

• Worked as Project Officer, National Technical Manpower Information Scheme for Delhi and Haryana Nodal centre (AICTE funded project) from Dec 2008 to January 2010.

•  Principle Investigator for DST (Govt of India) sponsored research project on “Competitiveness of Indian SMEs from Supply chain perspective”during 2010-2013

• Member of team for research project on “Setting of Warehouse in FTZ of Iran” sponsored by embassy of India in Iran, carried out at IIFT Delhi

• Member of Editorial Board of Global Journal of Business Excellence and Journal of Supply Chain Management Systems.

• Certified Lead Auditor from Indian Institute of Quality management (Ministry of Communication and IT, Govt of India).

• Guest Editor with Prof Ravi Shankar, IIT Delhi for special issue of Journal of Modelling in Management (Emerald), Vol.7, No.3, 2012.

• Guest Editor with Prof A Gunasekaran, USA for Special issue of Competitiveness Review (Emerald) on Green Supply Chain Management, vol.26, No.3, 2016.

•Five students have completed PhD and Seven students pursuing Phd under his supervision 

• Guided about 20 M Tech Project and 40 B Tech Projects, 35 MBA Projects.

• Reviewer for about ten international journals

• Google scholar citations=1100  http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=rsOc-HUAAAAJ&hl=en

• Three Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence for best paper of the Year 2008, 2009 and 2014

Research Publications

• International Journals-                             60
• National Journals-                                   06
• Conferences(International /National)            70
• Chapters in International Publisher (Springer) Books -3

Membership of Professional bodies-

Life member of following societies 
• Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management
• Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering
• Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers.
• Indian Society for Technical Education.
• Indian Society for Continuing Education.

International Journals

 International Journals

1. Singh, R.K., Gupta, A., Kumar, A., and Khan T.A., (2016),"Ranking of barriers for effective maintenance by using TOPSIS approach", Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering (Emerald), Vol. 22,  No. 1 pp. 18 – 34.

2.      Singh, R.K., Rastogi, S and Aggarwal, M (2016),   “Analyzing the Factors for Implementation of Green Supply Chain Management”, Competitiveness Review (Emerald) Vol. 26, No. 3, pp.246-256.

3.      Singh, R. K., Kumar, R. and ,  Kumar, P. , (2016),"Strategic issues in pharmaceutical supply chains: a review", International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing(Emerald), Vol. 10 Iss, 3 pp. - 234 – 257.

4.      Agrawal, S, Singh, R.K, and Murtaza, Q, (2016), “Outsourcing decisions in reverse logistics: Sustainable balanced scorecard and graph theoretic approach”, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Vol. 108, pp.41–53, (Elsevier).

5.      Agrawal, S., Singh, R.K., and Murtaza, Q, (2016), “Disposition Decisions in Reverse Logistics: Graph Theory and Matrix Approach”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 137, pp.93-104(Elsevier).

6.      Kumar, P,  Singh, R.K and Sinha, P, (2016), “Optimal site selection for a hospital using a fuzzy extended ELECTRE approach”, Journal of Management Analytics, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp.115–135, (Tayler and Francis).

7.      Kumar, P and Singh, R.K, (2016) “Joint venture conflicts and breakup: a lesson from international joint ventures of two- wheeler manufacturers in India”, Int. J. Business Excellence (Inderscience), Vol. 10, No. 3, pp.418–432.

8.      Agrawal, S, Singh, R.K, and Murtaza, Q, (2016), “Triple Bottom Line Performance Evaluation of Reverse Logistics”, Competitiveness Review (Emerald) Vol. 26, No. 3 pp. 289 - 310.

9.      Kumar, R, Singh, R.K., and Shankar, R.,( 2016), “Study on Collaboration and information sharing practices for Supply Chain Management in Indian SMEs” International Journal of Business Information Systems Vol. 22, No. 4, pp.455–475, (Inderscience).

10.  Kumar, P and Singh, R.K, and Vaish, A., (2016) “Suppliers' green performance evaluation using fuzzy extended ELECTRE”, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (Springer), DOI 10.1007/s10098-016-1268-y.

11.  Singh, R.K., Koul, S. and Kumar, P  (2017), “Analysing the interaction of factors for Flexibility in Supply Chains” Journal of Modelling in Managemnet (emerald), forthcoming.

12.  Agrawal, S., Singh, R.K., and Murtaza, Q,(2017) Reverse logistics disposition decisions by using AHP-Fuzzy TOPSIS Approach, Journal of Modelling in Management (Forthcoming).

13.   Singh, R.K. (2015) “Modelling of Critical Factors for Responsiveness in Supply Chain” Journal of Manufacturing and Technology Management (Emerald), Vol. 26, No.6, pp. 868 – 888.

14.  Agrawal, S, Singh, R.K, and Murtaza, Q, (2015), “A Literature Review and Perspectives in Reverse Logistics”, Resources, Conservation & Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 97, pp. 76–92.

15.  Kumar, P,  Singh, R.K and Kumar, R, (2015) “An integrated framework of Interpretive Structural Modeling and Graph Theory Matrix Approach to fix the Agility Index of an Automobile manufacturing organization”, International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management (Springer), DOI 10.1007/s13198-015-0350, pp.1-11.

16.  Singh, R.K and Sharma, M.K (2015), “Selecting competitive supply chain using Fuzzy-AHP and Extent analysis”, Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering (Tayler and Francis), Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 524-538.  

17.  Kumar, R, Singh, R.K., and Shankar, R, (2015) “Critical success factors for implementation of supply chain management in Indian small and medium enterprises and their impact on performance”, IIMB Management Review   (Elsevier) Vol. 27, pp. 92-104.

18.  Agrawal, S, Singh, R.K, and Murtaza, Q, (2015), “Prioritizing critical success factors for reverse logistics implementation by using Fuzzy-TOPSIS methodology", Journal of Industrial Engineering International (Springer), pp. 1-13.

19.  Kumar, R, Haleem, A, Garg, S.K. and Singh, R.K. (2015), “Automated Guided Vehicle Configurations in Flexible Manufacturing System: A comparative study”, International Journals of Industrial and Systems Engineering”, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 207-226, (Inderscience).

20.  Agrawal, S., Singh, R.K., and Murtaza, Q, (2016), “Reverse logistics disposition decisions by using AHP-Fuzzy TOPSIS Approach”, Journal of Modelling in Management (Emerald), Forthcoming.

21.  Chhabra, D and Singh, R.K, (2016), “Justification of Green Logistic Practices in Indian Enterprises using analytic hierarchy process" International journal of Logistic Systems and Management, Vol. 25, No. 3  (Inderscience).

22.  Singh, R.K., Sharma, H.O. and Garg, S.K, “Study on supply chain issues in auto component manufacturing organization: Case study” Global Business Review (Sage), Vol. 18, No.1 (January-February 2017) Forthcoming.

23.  Singh, S, Singh, R.K. and Seth, N. (2016), “ Ranking of critical success factors for On line retailing by using TOPSIS approach”, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management(Inderscience) (Forthcoming)

24.  Kumar, R, Singh, R.K., and Shankar, R, (2014) “Strategy development by Indian SMEs for improving coordination in supply chain: An Empirical study”, Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal, Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 414 – 432. (Emerald)

25.   Bansal , A,  Singh , R K,  Issar ,S and Varkey , J.   (2014) "Evaluation of vendors ranking by EATWOS approach", Journal of Advances in Management Research, Vol. 11, No,  3, pp. 290 – 311(Emerald)

26.  Singh, R.K and Sharma, M.K (2014), “Prioritizing the alternatives for flexibility in supply chains”, Production Planning and Control, Vol.25, No.2, pp-176-192 (Tayler and Francis).

27.  Agrawal, S, Singh, R.K, and Murtaza, Q, (2014) "Forecasting product returns for recycling in Indian electronics industry", Journal of Advances in Management Research, Vol. 11 No: 1. pp 102-114(Emerald).

28.  Singh, R.K., (2014) “Assessing Effectiveness of Coordination in Food Supply Chain: A Framework”, International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, Vol.7, No.3, pp.104-117 (IGI Global, USA).

29.  Singh, R.K., Sharma, H.O. and Garg, S.K. (2015) “Balanced Scorecard Approach for Performance Analysis through Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) ’, International Journal of Applied Science and Technology (IJAST), Vol.4, No.1, pp. 68-77. 

30.  Kumar, R, Singh, R.K., and Shankar, R, (2013) “Study on Coordination issues for flexibility in Supply Chain of SMEs: A Case Study”, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management Vol.14, No.2, pp. 81-92 (Springer).

31.  Singh, R.K. (2013) “Prioritizing the factors for coordinated supply chain using analytic hierarchy process (AHP)”, Measuring Business Excellence, Vol.17, No.1 pp.80-98(Emerald).

32.  Singh, R.K (2013), “Analyzing the Factors for VMI implementation: A Framework”, Global Business Review, Vol.14, No. 1, pp. 169-186 (Sage).

33.  Kumar, P and Singh, R.K, (2012) “A fuzzy AHP and TOPSIS methodology to evaluate global 3PL”, Journal of Modelling in Management, Vol.7, No.3, pp. 287-303(Emerald).

34.  Singh, R.K. (2012) “Justification of Coordinated Supply Chain in Small and medium Enterprises using Analytic hierarchy process” International Journal of Services Sciences, Vol.4, No.3/4, pp.277-293 (Inderscience).

35.  Kumar, R, Singh, R.K., and Shankar, R, (2012), “Supply Chain Management issues an Indian SME: A SAP-LAP Analysis”, Journal of Supply Chain Management Systems, Vol.1, No.2, pp.34-44.

36.  Singh, R.K., Kumar, R, and Shankar, R, (2012), “Supply Chain Management in SMEs: A Case Study”, International Journal of Manufacturing Research, Vol.7, No.2, pp.165–180 (Inderscience).

37.  Kumar, R, Haleem, A, Garg, S.K. and Singh, R.K. (2011)  “ Performance Optimization of an imbalanced Flexible Manufacturing System Using Taguchi Approach” Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management”, Vol. 12, No.1&2, pp.81-89 (Springer).

38.  Singh, R.K., (2011) “Analyzing the Interaction of Factors for Success of Total Quality Management in SMEs”  Asian Journal on Quality, Vol.12, No.1, pp.6-19(Emerald).

39.  Singh, R.K., (2011) “Developing the framework for Coordination in Supply Chain of SMEs”, Business Process Management Journal, Vol.17, No.4, pp.619-638(Emerald).

40.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., Deshmukh, S.G., (2010) “Strategy development by Indian SSIs”, Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 110, No. 7, pp. 1073-1093(Emerald).

41.  Thankachan, T. Sharma, P.B. and Singh, R.K. (2010), “Managing the Shortage of Teaching Faculty in Technical Education in India”, International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life Long Learning, Vol. 20, No. 3/4/5, pp. 365-380 (Inderscience).

42.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., Deshmukh, S.G. (2010) “Competitiveness of SMEs in globalised economy: Observations from China and India”, Management Research Review, Vol.33, No.1, pp.54-65(Emerald).

43.  Singh, R.K., Sharma, H.O and  Garg, S.K (2010)., Interpretive Structural Modelling for Selection of Best Supply Chain Practices, International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modeling (IJBPSCM),  Vol. 2, Nos. 3/4, pp.237–257(Inderscience).

44.  Singh, R.K., Kumar, P and Gupta, V, (2010) “Fuzzy Statistical Approach for Vendor Selection in Supply Chain”, International journal of Logistic Systems and Management, Vol. 7, No.3. pp 286-301(Inderscience).

45.  Singh, R.K, (2010)Quality Management and Performance: A ReviewInternational Journal for advanced Research in Management, Vol.1, No. 1, pp. 1-19.

46.  Chand, M and Singh, R.K (2010), “Study of Select issues of Supply Chain Management: A Case Study”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp.151-155.

47.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., and Deshmukh, S.G. (2008) “Strategy development by SMEs for competitiveness: a review”, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp.525-547(Emerald).

48.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., Deshmukh, S.G. (2008), “Implementation of Information Technology: Evidences from Indian SMEs”, International Journal of Enterprise Network Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 248-267(Inderscience).

49.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K. and Deshmukh, S.G. (2008), “Challenges and Strategies for Competitiveness of SMEs: A Case Study”, International Journal for Services and Operations Management, Vol.4, No.2, pp. 181-200(Inderscience).

50.  Singh, R.K. (2008)Strategy Development for Competitiveness:  Case of an Indian Automotive Company”, International Journal of automotive Industry and Management, Vol. 2, No.2. pp. 17-31.

51.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K. and Deshmukh, S.G. (2008) “Competency and Performance Analysis of Indian SMEs and Large Organizations: An Exploratory Study”, Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal (American Society for Competitiveness/Emerald), Vol.18, No.4 pp.  308-321(Emerald Literati Network 2009 Awards for Excellence for best paper of the Year 2008).  

52.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., Deshmukh, S.G. and Kumar,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           M. (2007) “Modelling of critical success factors for implementation of AMTs”, Journal of Modelling in Management. Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 232-250. (Emerald Literati Network 2008 Awards for Excellence for best paper of the Year 2007).

53.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K. and Deshmukh, S.G. (2007) “Strategy Development for Competitiveness: A Study on Indian Auto Component Sector”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 56, No.4, pp. 285-304(Emerald).

54.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K. and Deshmukh, S.G. (2007) “Interpretive Structural Modeling of Factors for Improving SMEs Competitiveness”, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 423-440 (Inderscience).

55.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K and Deshmukh, S.G. (2007) “Comparative Study on Strategies of Indian Small, Medium and Large Scale Organizations”, South Asian Journal of Management, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp.44-65.

56.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., and Deshmukh, S.G. (2006), “Strategy Development by Indian SMEs in Plastic Sector: An Empirical study”, Singapore Management Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 65-83.

57.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K. and Deshmukh, S.G. (2006) “Competitiveness Analysis of a Medium Scale Organisation in India: A Case”, International Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 27-40.

58.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., and Deshmukh S.G. (2005), “Development of Flexible Strategies by Indian SMEs in Electronics Sector in Emerging Economy”, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 15-26(Springer).

59.  Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., and Deshmukh S.G. (2004), “Competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises: Case of an Indian Auto Component Manufacturing Organization”, IIMB Management Review (Elsevier), Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 94-102.

60.  Singh, R.K., “Evaluation of coordination and responsiveness index for supply chain using graph theoretic approach” International Journal of Production  Research, Under Review process.

National Journals (06)

  1. Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., and Deshmukh, S.G. (2005), “Measuring Competitiveness Index: A Framework”, Productivity Promotion, Vol. 9, No. 31, pp. 39-50.
  2. Singh, R.K., Garg, S.K., and Deshmukh, S.G. (2005), “Diagnosis and Initiatives for Improving Competitiveness: A Case of SME”, Productivity, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp.543-551.
  3. Singh, R.K. (2008), “Green Supply Chain Management: An Overview”, Productivity Promotion. Vol. 11, No. 40, pp.32-40.
  4. Thankachan, T. Sharma, P.B. and