Gopesh Anand

Gopesh Anand

Professor of Business Administration and William N. Scheffel Faculty Scholar

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469 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-8051

gopesh@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Operations Management, The Ohio State University, 2006
  • MBA, The Ohio State University, 1992

Positions Held

  • Professor, University of Illinois, 2021 to present
  • Academic Director, Operations Management, Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2018-2020
  • Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2013-2021
  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2006-2013

Recent Publications

  • Anand, G., Chandrasekaran, A., & Sharma, L. (2021). Sustainable Process Improvements: Evidence from Intervention-Based Research. Journal of Operations Management, 67 (2), 212-236.
  • Anand, G., Larson, E., & Mahoney, J. (2020). Thomas Kuhn on Paradigms. Production and Operations Management, 29 (7), 1650-1657.
  • Anand, G., Chhajed, D., Shah, S., Atkins, S., & Diwan, V. (2019). Do qualifications matter? A qualitative study of how villagers decide their health care providers in a developing economy. PLOS ONE, PLOS, 14 (8), 12.
  • Kim, S., Anand, G., Larson, E., & Mahoney, J. (2019). Resource Co-Specialization in Outsourcing of Entrepreneurial Systems Software: Impact on Exchange Success and Firm Growth. Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management, 10 (5), 1015-1046.

Other Publications

Articles

  • Anand, G., & Gray, J. (2017). Strategy and organization research in operations management. Journal of Operations Management, 53 1-8.
  • Stock, G., McDermott, C., & Anand, G. (2016). Average Surgeon-level Volume and Hospital Performance. International Journal of Production Economics, 182 253-262.
  • Chandrasekaran, A., Anand, G., Sharma, L., Pesavanto, T., Hauenstein, M., Nguyen, M., & Moffatt-Bruce, S. (2016). Role of In-hospital Care Quality in Reducing Anxiety and Readmissions of Kidney Transplant Recipients. Journal of Surgical Research, 205 (1), 252-259.
  • Gray, J., Anand, G., & Roth, A. (2015). The Influence of ISO 9000 Certification on Process Compliance. Production and Operations Management, 24 (3), 369-382.
  • Scherrer-Rathje, M., Deflorin, P., & Anand, G. (2014). Manufacturing Flexibility through Outsourcing: Effects of Contingencies. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 34 (9), 1210-1242.
  • Anand, G., Chhajed, D., Hong, S., & Scagnoli, N. (2014). Introducing Mobile Technology in Graduate Professional Education. E-Learning and Digital Media, 11 (6), 543-553.  link >
  • Anand, G., Gray, J., & Siemsen, E. (2012). Decay, Shock, and Renewal: Operational Routines and Process Entropy in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Organization Science, 23 (6), 1700-1716.
  • Anand, G., Chhajed, D., & Delfin, L. (2012). Job Autonomy, Trust in Leadership, and Continuous Improvement: An Empirical Study in Health Care. Operations Management Research, 5 (3), 70-80.
  • Anand, G., Ward, P., & Tatikonda, M. (2010). Role of Explicit and Tacit Knowledge in Six Sigma Projects. Journal of Operations Management, 28 (4), 303-315.
  • Anand, G., Ward, P., Tatikonda, M., & Schilling, D. (2009). Dynamic Capabilities through Continuous Improvement Infrastructure. Journal of Operations Management, 27 (6), 444-461.
  • Siemsen, E., Roth, A., Balasubramanian, S., & Anand, G. (2009). The Influence of Psychological Safety and Confidence on Employee Knowledge Sharing. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 11 (3), 429-447.
  • Ward, P., McCreery, J., & Anand, G. (2007). Business Strategies and Manufacturing Decisions: An Empirical Examination of Linkages. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 27 (9), 951 - 973.
  • Anand, G., & Ward, P. (2004). Fit, Flexibility and Performance in Manufacturing: Coping with Dynamic Environments. Production and Operations Management, 13 (4), 369-385.

Case Studies

  • Marley, K., & Anand, G. (2014). Pizza Station-Quality Control and Process Improvement. The Applied Business Analytics Casebook ( pp. 33-43). Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Conference Proceedings

  • Anand, G., Ward, P., & Tatikonda, M. Forthcoming. Dynamic Capabilities through Continuous Improvement Infrastructure. ( pp. 811-816). Decision Science Institute Annual Meeting.
  • Gray, J., Anand, G., & Roth, A. (2012). ISO 9000 as a Best Practice Intervention: An Empirical Examination. ( pp. 1-6). Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Anand, G., & Shah, R. (2010). Context for Operational Excellence: Linking Front Line Employee Initiatives with Management Responsibilities. ( pp. 5601-5606). Decision Science Institute Annual Meeting.
  • Anand, G., Ward, P., & Shah, R. (2005). Six Sigma: An Evolution of Organizational Change Initiatives. ( pp. 17601 -17606). Decision Science Institute Annual Meeting.
  • Anand, G., & Ward, P. (2004). Fit, Flexibility and Performance in Manufacturing. ( pp. 69-70). Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Anand, G., Ward, P., & McCreery, J. (2004). Empirical Configurations of Manufacturing Strategy, Business Strategy and Environment. ( pp. 5891-5896). Decision Science Institute Annual Meeting.

Other Publications

  • Anand, G. (2005). Design for Six Sigma: Selecting Process Redesign over Process Improvement.

Honors and Awards

  • Illinois Strategic Organizations Initiative Research Award, Illinois Strategic Organizations, 2021 to present
  • William N. Scheffel Faculty Scholar, University of Illinois Gies College of Business, 2018 to present
  • Best Paper Award, Illinois Strategic Organizations Initiative, 2021
  • List of Excellent Teachers, UIUC, 2006-2007, 2009-2021

Teaching Interests

Operations Management
Process Improvement

Research Interests

Operations Strategy
Continuous Improvement

Current Courses

  • Business Process Improvement (BADM 379) The survival and growth of any organization requires the continuous improvement of its processes. This course focuses on philosophies and tools for enhancing customer-defined value created through processes. Contemporary process improvement programs are emphasized along with conventional ideas - topics include Statistical Quality Control, Value Stream Mapping, Total Quality Management, and Six Sigma.

  • Process Management (BADM 567) Introductory course in decision-making problems in production; includes the theoretical foundations for production management as well as the applications of decision-making techniques to production problems in the firm; and considers production processes, plant layout, maintenance, scheduling, quality control, and production control in particular.

Contact

469 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-8051

gopesh@illinois.edu

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