Gopesh Anand

Gopesh Anand

Associate Professor of Business Administration and Academic Director, Operations Management

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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

  • Academic Director, Operations Management, Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2019 to present
  • Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2013 to present
  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2006-2013

Recent Publications

  • Kim, S., Anand, G., Larson, E., & Mahoney, J. Forthcoming. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Other Publications

Articles

  • Gray, J., Anand, G., & Roth, A. (2015). The Influence of ISO 9000 Certification on Process Compliance. Production and Operations Management, 24 (3), 369-382.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Working Papers

  • Anand, G., Larson, E., & Mahoney, J. Kuhn’s (1970) Paradigms, Paradigm Shifts, and Scientific Revolutions.
  • Anand, G., & Mukherjee, U. Impact of Product Performance Failures on Learning and Innovation.
  • Anand, G., Gray, J., & Siemsen, E. Impact of Top Management on Operational Performance.

Honors and Awards

  • William N. Scheffel Faculty Fellowship, University of Illinois Gies College of Business, 2018 to present
  • List of Excellent Teachers, UIUC, 2006-2007, 2009-2018
  • Creativity in Instruction, Class of 2018 Illinois MBA, 2017
  • Impact on Professional Development, Class of 2018 Illinois PMBA, 2017
  • Nominee for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching, UIUC, 2017
  • Outstanding Senior Editor, POMS Journal, Production and Operations Management Society, 2017
  • Excellence in Graduate Teaching, College of Business Alumni Association, 2015
  • Student Choice Professor, Class of 2016 PMBA, 2015
  • Teaching Excellence in Core Curriculum, Class of 2016 MBA, 2015

Service

  • Co Editor, Strategy & Organization Department, Journal of Operations Management, 2017 to present
  • Senior Editor and Reviewer, Production and Operations Management Society Journal, 2013 to present
  • Associate Editor and Reviewer, Decision Science Journal, 2011 to present

Research Interests

Operations Strategy, Continuous Improvement

Current Courses

  • Operations Management (BADM 275) Operations Management is about developing, producing, and delivering goods and services that meet and exceed customer expectations. In this course, students will be introduced to decision making frameworks and techniques for effectively and efficiently managing operations through coordinated efforts across different organizations in a supply chain and across multiple areas within an organization. These multiple areas could be consumer analytics, research and development, finance, engineering, marketing, human resource management, sourcing, information systems, logistics, and accounting.
  • 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.
  • Business Process Improvement (BADM 564) The main objective of this course is to learn tools and techniques for process improvement that are commonly used today under organizational initiatives such as Lean Management and Six Sigma. Classes will consist of lecture-discussions and problem solving exercises, and demonstrations and practice of the use of software for statistical analyses. 4 graduate hours. No professional credit.
  • 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.
  • Stat for Mgt Decision Making (BADM 572) The application of classical and modern statistics for business decision making. The level of the course assumes some prior knowledge of basic statistics as well as facility with elementary calculus.

Contact

469 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-8051

gopesh@illinois.edu