Amitabh Raturi

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Amitabh Raturi, PhD

Professor, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems

3372 Carl H. Lindner Hall

513-556-7192

Born in Varanasi, India, married to Anita (Singh), three kids, Ketan, Ketika and Karthik.

Teaching Interest
Operations management
Operations strategy
Project management
Enterprise resource planning

Research Interest
Operations strategy
Manufacturing planning and control

Awards | Honors
Organization: AACSB
Name: Innovations that Inspire (AACSB Award) for back to Business
Year Received: 2017

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Just Community Aawrd
Year Received: 2012

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Nominated for Dolly Cohen Award
Year Received: 2008

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Best Teacher Award
Year Received: 1996

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Best Teacher Award
Year Received: 1995

Organization: American Production & Inventory Control Society, Cincinnati Chapter
Name: Distinguished Service Award
Year Received: 1990

Name: Nominated for the Harold Grilliot Award
Year Received: 1989

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Appointed to the CBA Graduate Faculty
Year Received: 1988

Organization: Midwest DSI
Name: Best Paper Award
Year Received: 1987

Education
Institution: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Major: Operations Management
Dissertation: An Experimental analysis of Capacity sensitive Lot sizing procedures
Completed: 1985
Degree: Ph D

Institution: Indian Insitute of Management
Location: Ahmedabad, India
Major: Operations
Completed: 1981
Degree: MBA

Institution: Indian Insitute of Technology
Location: Kanpur, India
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Completed: 1979
Degree: Other

Published Contributions
Fei Qin, Feng Mai, Michael Fry, Amit Raturi,  (2016). Supply-Chain Performance Anomalies:  Fairness Concerns under Private Cost Information . European Journal of Operational Research, 170-182.

Amit Raturi, Bogdan Bichescu,  (2015). Antecedents and consequences of Plant Closing Announcements. International Journal of Production Economics, June 2015, 197-210.

Yong Liu, Fei Qin, Michael Fry, Amit Raturi,  (2012). Multi-period Modeling of Two-way Price Commitment Under Price-dependent Demand. European Journal of Operational Research, 546–556.

Keli Feng, Uday Rao, Amit Raturi,  (2011). Setting Planned Orders in Master Production Scheduling under Demand Uncertainty. International Journal of Production Research, 4007-4025.

Y. Liu, Michael Fry, Amit Raturi,  (2009). Retail Price Markup Commitment in Decentralized Supply Chains. European Journal of Operations Research, 277-292.

Amit Raturi,  (2009). Benchmarking plant closing announcements. Decision Sciences Institute.

Amit Raturi,  (2009). The Antecedents and Consequences of Plant-Closing Announcements. Production and Operations Management Society.

Amit Raturi,  (2007). Using the PS module in SAP/R3 for Project management.

Amit Raturi,  (2007). A Review of Critical Chain Project Management.

Amit Raturi,  (2007). Follow up to Natural Blends Case.

Amit Raturi, Eric Jack,  (2006). Lessons Learned from Methodological Triangulation. Management Research News, 345-357.

Y. Liu, Michael Fry, Amit Raturi,  (2006). Vertically Restrictive Pricing in Supply Chains with Price Dependent Demand. Naval Research Logistics, 485-501.

Michael Magazine, S. Kulkarni, Amit Raturi,  (2005). On the Tradeoffs Between Risk Pooling and Logistics Costs in a Multi-Plant Network with Commonality. IIE Transactions, 247-265.

James Evans, Amit Raturi,  (2005). Principles of Operations Management. South-Western.

Michael Magazine, S. Kulkarni, Amit Raturi,  (2004). How Does Risk Pooling Impact Manufacturing Configuration. POMS, 186-199.

Amit Raturi,  (2004). Creating a Volume Flexible Firm. Business Horizons , 69-78.

R. Ramabadran, James Dean, James Evans, Amit Raturi,  (2004). Testing the Relationship Between Team and Partner Characteristics and Cooperative Benchmarking Outcomes. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 208-225.

Amit Raturi, Eric Jack,  (2003). Measuring Volume Flexibility:  A Comparision of Small versus Large Firms in the Machine Tool Industry. Journal of Production and Operation MAnagement Society.

Amit Raturi,  (1998). Determining Tactical Parameters for Material Requirements Planning Systems. IIE Transactions.

Amit Raturi,  (1997). A Framework for Product Development. Quality Management Journal.

Amit Raturi,  (1995). Pathways to Continuous Improvement:  Train the Trainer Manual.

Jeff Camm, E Pratsini, Amit Raturi,  (1994). Capacitated Lot Sizing Under Setup Learning. European Journal of Operations Research, 15-24.

Amit Raturi,  (1994). Pathways to Continuous Improvement.

Amit Raturi,  McCutcheon,  Meredith,  (1994). Customization & Responsiveness:  The Dilemma for High-Tech Manufacturers. Sloan Management Review.

Amit Raturi, Bryant Singhal,  (1994). On Incorportating Business Risk in Continuous Review Inventory Models. European Journal of Operational Research.

Amit Raturi,  (1994). Pathways to Continuous Improvement.

Jeff Camm, E Pratsini, Amit Raturi,  (1993). Effect of Process Learning on Manufacturing Schedules. Computers and Operations Research, 15-24.

Amit Raturi, Pratsini Camm,  (1993). Impact of Process Learning on the Capacity Constrained Scheduling Problem. Computers and Operations Research.

Amit Raturi,  Pratsini, Jeff Camm,  (1993). Capacitated Lot Sizing Under Setup Learning. European Journal of Operational Research.

Amit Raturi,  Hill,  (1992). A Model for Determining Tactical Parameters for MRP Systems. Journal of Operational Research Society.

Amit Raturi,  Amoako-Gyampah,  Meredith,  (1992). A Comparison of Tool Management Strategies and Part Selection Rules for FMS. International Journal of Production Research.

Amit Raturi,  Singhal,  (1991). The Effect of Inventory Decision and Parameters on the Opportunity Cost of Capital. Journal of Operations Management.

Jeff Camm, Amit Raturi,  (1990). Coping with the Build-to-Forecast Environment. Journal of Operations Management, 230-249.

Amit Raturi, Jeff Camm,  Tsubakitani,  (1990). Cutting Big M Down to Size. Interfaces.

Jeff Camm, Amit Raturi, S Tsubakitani,  (1990). Cutting Big M Down to Size. Interfaces, 61-66.

Amit Raturi,  Singhal,  (1990). Estimating the Opportunity Cost of Capital for Inventory Investment. Omega.

Amit Raturi,  Morey,  McCann,  (1990). Confidence Intervals for the Total Advertising Impact and its Mean Duration under Koyck Models. Journal of Academy of Marketing Science.

Amit Raturi,  Kaplan,  Meredith,  Gyampah,  (1989). Alternative Research Paradigms in Operations. Journal of Operations Management.

Amit Raturi,  (1989). Incorporating the Effects of Setups in Lotsizing Procedures. Engineering Costs and Production Economics, 303-313.

Amit Raturi,  Meredith,  Vineyard,  (1988). Heuristic Part Selection Procedures for Flexible Manufacturing Systems. Recent Developments in Manufacturing.

Amit Raturi,  Hill,  (1988). An Experimental Analysis of Capacity Sensitive Lotsizing Procedures for MRP Systems. Decision Sciences.

Research in progress
Title: A Pessimistic Review of the Growth of Operations Management, 1953-2007
Description: A philosophical and historical review of research in operations management
Status: On-Going
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Configuring a rapid response supply network with Prof. Uday Rao and Prof. Maria Caridi
Status: On-Going
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Functional data analysis of Plant Closing Decisions with Prof. Feng Mai
Description: Targeted for submission to Journal of Operations Management, March 2016
Status: Writing Results
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Knowledge Exchange Behavior in a Supply Channel Dyad with Prof. Fred Ahrens and Prof. U Umanath

Presentations
Title: Why do firms close plants?
Organization: IIM Kashipur, India
Location: IIM Kashipur, India
Year: 2016

Title: Functional data analysis:  a quick overview
Organization: IIM Kashipur, India
Location: IIM Kashipur, India
Year: 2016

Title: Optimizing Large scale Capacitated Location-Allocation-Transport under constraints
Organization: INFORMS
Location: Philadelphia
Year: 2015

Title: Emerging issues in Project Management
Organization: IIM Kashipur, India
Location: Skype
Year: 2015

Title: Plant closing announcements and their financial impact
Location: Mumbai, india
Year: 2014

Title: What does it mean to know a process
Organization: IIM Lucknow, India
Location: NOIDA, New Delhi
Year: 2013

Title: e-procurement:  Introduction to the concept of public procurement observatory
Organization: IIM, Lucknow
Location: Lucknow, India
Year: 2013

Title: Research methods in Operations Management:  An Historical Review
Organization: IIM Lucknow, India
Location: Lucknow, India
Year: 2013

Title: Using Functional Data Analysis in Operations Management Research
Organization: IIM Lucknow, India
Location: Lucknow, India
Year: 2013

Title: From academia to industry:  Ontrack progression
Organization: IIM Kashipur, India
Location: Kashipur, India
Year: 2013

Title:  The Antecedents and Consequences of Plant Closing Announcement
Organization: Decision Sciences Institute
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Year: 2013

Title: On the Supply Chain Performance Anomaly:  Equity and Information Asymmetry
Organization: Production and Operations Management (POMS)
Location: Denver, CO
Year: 2013

Title: Designing Vertically Restrictive Pricing Contracts for Bounded Rational Customers:  Does the Supply Chain Equity Matter?
Organization: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Year: 2012

Title: Retail Fixed Markup under Price Dependent Demand
Organization: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
Location: Beijing, China
Year: 2012

Title: Multi-Period Modeling of Two-way Price Commitment under Price-Dependent Demand
Organization: INFORMS
Location: OSU, Columbus, OH
Year: 2011

Title: Benchmarking plant closing announcements
Organization: Decision sciences institute
Location: New orleans
Year: 2009

Title: The Antecedents and Consequences of Plant-Closing Announcements
Organization: UC
Location: Cincinnati
Year: 2009

Title: Antecedents and Consequences of Plant Closing Announcements
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Year: 2008

Title: Global Procurement Strategy
Organization: Senco
Location: Cincinnati
Year: 2007

Title: The Effect of Price Commitment Timing in Decentralized Supply Chains
Location: Evanston, IL
Year: 2005

Title: Examination of a Retailer's Fixed Markup Policy under Price-Dependent Demand
Year: 2005

Title: Channel Performance of Retailer Fixed Mark-up Policy under Price-Dependent Demand
Year: 2004

Title: Pricing and Replenishment Coordination through Vertically Restrictive Pricing
Year: 2003

Title: Volume Flexibility in Small & Large Firms
Organization: POMS
Year: 1999

Title: Multiplant Network Configuration:  Some Initial Results
Organization: INFORMS
Location: Dallas, Texas
Year: 1998

Title: Searching for the Holy Grail:  The Operations Marketing Interface
Year: 1998

Title: Operations Strategy
Location: Miami Beach, Florida
Year: 1997

Title: Cellular Manufacturing and the Operations Marketing Interface
Organization: INFORMS
Year: 1996

Title: An Investigation of Lean Production System Characteristics in the Machine Tool Industry
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Year: 1994

Title: Pathways to Continuous Improvement
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Year: 1994

Title: Testing an Operations Management Instrument:  Improving Landel's Guide to Assessing Managerial Effectiveness
Location: Miami Beach, Florida
Year: 1991

Title: Financial Analysis of Inventory Decisions
Location: San Diego, California
Year: 1990

Title: Metaphysical Assumptions in Quality Management
Location: San Diego, California
Year: 1990

Title: A Comparison of Tool Allocation and Part Scheduling Rules for a FMS
Year: 1990

Title: Customization and Responsiveness - A Scheduling Nightmare for Machine Tool Firms
Organization: University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Year: 1990

Title: Some Production Scheduling Problems in the Build to Forecast Environment
Location: New Orleans, LA
Year: 1989

Title: Some Production Scheduling Problems in the Build-to-Forecast Environment
Location: New Orleans, LA
Year: 1989

Title: A Mathematical Programming Formulation of the Capacity Constrained Production Scheduling Problem with Learning
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Year: 1989

Title: A Mathematical Programming Formulation of the Capacity Constrained Production Scheduling Problem with Learning
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Year: 1989

Title: Alternate Research Paradigms for Operations Management
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Year: 1988

Title: A Stochastic Model for the Capacitated MRP Problem
Location: Washington
Year: 1988

Title: Optimal Production Lot Sizing in Capacity Constrained Production Scheduling under Process and Setup Learning
Location: Washington
Year: 1988

Title: Constraints on the Capacity of a FMS and the Implications for Manufacturing Planning and Scheduling
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Year: 1987

Title: A Model for Determining Tactical Parameters for Material Requirements Planning Systems
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Year: 1987

Title: Inventory Balance Constraints used in Mathematical Programming Approaches to Production Planning
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Year: 1987

Title: Technology Based Strategies for Manufacturing Firms
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Year: 1987

Title: The impact of learning on the Capacity Constrained MRP Scheduling Problem
Location: New Orleans, LA
Year: 1987

Title: Defining the Production and Inventory Control Tasks for Process Industries
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Year: 1987

Title: A Framework for Analysis of Dynamic Location Projects
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Year: 1986

Title: An Integer Non-linear Programming Approach to the Capacity Constrained Batch Scheduling Problem
Location: Hononlulu, Hawaii
Year: 1986

Title: An Opportunity Cost Based Procedure for Manufacturing Scheduling
Organization: Indian Institute of Technology
Location: Kanpur, India
Year: 1986

Title: Emerging Manufacturing Technologies and Information System Issues
Organization: Indian Institute of Technology
Location: Kanpur, India
Year: 1986

Title: An Opportunity Cost Based Procedure for Manufacturing Scheduling
Organization: ORSI and Indian Institute of Management
Location: Calcutta, India
Year: 1986

Title: An Experimental Investigation of Capacity Constrained Lotsizing Methodologies
Location: Los Angeles, California
Year: 1986

Title: A New Approach to Capacity Constrained MRP
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Year: 1985

Title: Northwestern Bank - A Case Study of an Application of Linear Programming for Assett/Liability Planning
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Year: 1985

Title: Research Issues in Operations Management and Pedagogical Improvements in Decision Sciences
Location: Toronto, Canada
Year: 1984