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Vivek Dubey

Area: Operations Management


Areas of Interest

Name: Vivek Dubey
Designation: Associate Professor


Research interests:

Sustainable B2B relationships (fairness, discrete and relational models), applied operations research, sustainable business modeling (LCEs and SMEs). Use operations research tools, secondary and primary data collection and analysis for research.

Employ theories from Marketing Strategy and Economics (Transaction cost economics, relational contracting), and Management (theory of firms, sustainable organization, governance etc), study issues in Supply-chain Management and Alliances: buyer-supplier relationships, cooperation, alliances for innovation, new product introduction, and distribution.

Industry Experience:

More than 17 years of experience in industry related to alliances building (M&A, licensing agreements, R&D agreements), managing new business development and new business start-ups; leading R&D and innovation projects (highly engineering hardware and manufacturing processes and systems), leading operations management and systems engineering projects, and leading consulting and IT projects.

Worked in management roles and consulted for LCEs (large corporate enterprises), several SMEs (small and medium enterprises). Worked in Indian (Larsen and Toubro) and US corporations (Bosch-Rexroth, Caterpillar Inc., Eaton Corp., and Parker Hannifin Corp.). Consulted for SMEs (financial consulting, operations and IT consulting, marketing strategy consulting).

Courses taught at IIIT-Nagpur (1: Business and Technical Communication, 2: Sustainability)


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA: PhD (2015), MA (Applied Econ. 2014), MBA (Applied Corporate Finance: M&A, 2003), MBA (Manufacturing and Tech. Management, 2003), MSIE (2002)
  • Oklahoma State University, USA: (MSME, 1994); VNIT, Nagpur (BE, 1988)

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