Mohan Tatikonda is a professor of operations management at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business whose research focuses on how firms can most effectively design, develop, introduce and improve products, services and organizational processes. He has consulted for The World Bank, SAP and other organizations. Other research has involved intensive collaboration with leading companies including GE, IBM, Motorola, RCA and Agfa.
He teaches the core operations management course in the MBA program as well as MBA courses on supply chain management. He has taught elective courses on product innovation to MBA and Executive MBA students, and has taught Ph.D. seminars on operations strategy and innovation at universities in the United States and abroad.
His research addresses managing development projects in global environments, fostering technology transfer in the supply chain, behavioral decision-making by supply chain managers, six-sigma program and project effectiveness, and the consumer privacy implications of RFID technology and other advanced technologies.
Tatikonda has been published in scholarly journals including Management Science, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management and the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.
He serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Operations Management and the Decision Sciences Journal. He is a senior editor of the Production and Operations Management Journal and serves on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.
Areas of Expertise
International trade, Lean Six Sigma, complex new product and service development, startup firms, supply chain management, global competition, corporate strategy, international manufacturing competitiveness, entrepreneurship, incubators, health care delivery, life sciences.