Prof. Arun Kumar Paul

Professor, Operations Management
B. Tech (Hons) from IIT Kgp; Full-time FPM (XLRI, Jamshedpur)
Phone:06746647727 {Off}
Email:arun@ximb.ac.in
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Teaching Interests

Operations Management; Operations Strategy; Total Quality Management & Six Sigma; Theory of Constraints; Services Operations Management; Business Statistics; Logistics & Supply Chain Management. Global Sourcing & Lean Materials Management, Project Management, Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions

Research Interests

Closed Loop Supply Chain; Theory of Constraints; Critical Chain Project Management; Business Excellence through TQM.

Administrative Responsibilities

Ex-Area Coordinator of OM & DS Area; Ex-Associate Dean (Admission); Ex-Program Committee member. Currently Coordinator (Continuing Education Center or Management Development Program) of XIMB, XUB; Coordinator (Student Affairs and Disciplinary Committee) of XIMB, XUB.

Research & Publications

#Journal

2019, Journal: ICDE 2018 (International Conference on Digital Economy 2018),

#Book Edited

2017, BookEdit: Green Initiative for Business Sustainability and Value Creation, IGI Global, USA

#Book Chapter

2017, Chapter: Green Initiative for Business Sustainability and Value Creation, IGI Global, USA

#Working Paper

2019, WorkingPaper: Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) – critical review of the theory and its implementation.,

2019, WorkingPaper: Evaluation of plant location alternatives by applying multi-criteria decision making methodologies.,

2018, WorkingPaper: MathSport Asia 2018, , Link

2018, WorkingPaper: MathSport Asia 2018,

Conference/Seminar

2019, Conference-Attended: Supply Chain of e-Business: Critical Review and Research Opportunities, Venue: I I M Raipur

2018, Conference-Attended: International Conference MathSport Asia 2018, Venue: XLRI, Jamshedpur

2018, Conference-Attended: International Conference MathSport Asia 2018, Venue: XLRI, Jamshedpur

Training/Workshop/FDP

2019, Training-Conducted: Effective Dealership Management for Excellence, Venue: At XIMB

2019, Training-Conducted: Effective Dealership Management for Excellence, Venue: XIMB

2019, Training-Conducted: Case Pedagogy as Learning Tool, Venue: XIMB

2019, Training-Conducted: Project Management , Venue: XIMB

2018, Training-Conducted: Advanced Management Program to Enhance Organisational Effectiveness, Venue: XIMB

2018, Training-Attended: Case Method Teaching Workshop , Venue: XIMB

2018, Training-Attended: Case Writing Workshop , Venue: XIMB

2018, Training-Attended: SPSS Training , Venue: XIMB

2018, Training-Attended: SPSS AMOS (Structural Equation Modelling – SEM) , Venue: XIMB

Work Experience

He has over 26 years of industry experience, starting his career as Design Engineer and moving on to the level of Project Manager for capital projects (in Integrated Steel Plant, in Process Consulting and in ETO Job shop with multidisciplinary engineering environment) for Tata group of companies. He has extensively worked with experts from McKinsey? & Co., through their structured methodology, on improving ‘opex and capex excellence’. He is trained as six-sigma resource (by International General Electric) as well as in TOC/CCPM implementation (by Goldratt Australasia) and has practical experience of deployment of the above in Tata organizations. He was an external assessor in Tata Business Excellence Model (TBEM), a Business Excellence model based on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Hobbies

Eastern Music (Tabla); Sports (Basketball, Badminton, Table Tennis); Pencil Sketching; Yoga