Sudheer Gupta

Associate Professor, Technology and Operations Management
B.Eng. (India), MBA (McGill), Ph.D. (McGill)Assistant Professor: Ross School of Business, Univ of Michigan (1998-2005).Visiting Professor: UC Berkeley (2006), UT Austin (2009), IIM Bangalore (2010), HEC Paris (2010).

Burnaby Room: WMC 5352
Burnaby Phone: 778.782.7157

Email Address:

Specialization and Research Interests

Environmental Sustainability

Global Supply Networks

Emerging Markets and Economic Development
Innovation and Technology Adoption

Selected Publications

Gupta, S., D. Shapiro (2013). “Building and Transforming an Emerging Market Global Enterprise: Lessons from the Infosys Journey.” Forthcoming in Business Horizons.

Gupta, S. and O. Palsule-Desai (2011). "Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Review and Research Opportunities," IIMB Management Review, 23, 234 - 245. (published by Elsevier on behalf of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore). Online version available here.  

Li, Y., S. Gupta. (2011). "Strategic Capability Investments and Competition for Supply Contracts," European Journal of Operational Research, 214(2), 273 - 283. (available online here)

Subramanian, R., B. Talbot, S. Gupta (2010). "An Approach to Integrating Environmental Considerations within Managerial Decision Making." Journal of Industrial Ecology, 14, 3, 378 - 398. (Featured in JIE Editor's Selected Papers: click here).

Greenberg, J., S. Gupta, X. Luo (2009). "Mutually Acceptable Courses of Action." Economic Theory, 40, 1, 91 - 112. (available here)

Subramanian, R. S. Gupta, B. Talbot (2009). "Product Design and Supply Chain Coordination under Extended Producer Responsibility." Production and Operations Management, 18, 3, 259 - 277. (available here)

Gupta, S. (2008). "Channel Structure with Knowledge Spillovers." Marketing Science, 27, 2, 247 - 261. (available here)

Subramanian, R., S. Gupta, B. Talbot (2007). "Compliance Strategies under Permits for Emissions." Production and Operations Management, 16, 7, 763 - 779. (available here)

Subramanian, R., S. Gupta, B. Talbot (2005). "Emissions Compliance Strategies: A Permits Auction Model." Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 7, 1, 85 - 88. (Extended Abstract: 2nd Prize in MSOM Student Paper Competition for R. Subramanian.)

Gupta, S., M. Vajic (2000). "The Contextual and Dialectical Nature of Experiences," in New Service Development: Creating Memorable Experiences. J & M Fitzsimmons (eds.), Sage Publications, 33 - 51.

Gupta, S., R. Loulou (1998). "Process Innovation, Product Differentiation, and Channel Structure: Strategic Incentives in a Duopoly." Marketing Science, 17, 4, 301 - 316. (Lead Article)

Gupta, S. (1998). "A Note on Strategic Choice of Flexible Production Technologies and Welfare Implications." Journal of Industrial Economics, 46, 3, 403.

Chandra, P., S. Gupta (1997). "Managing Batch Processors to Reduce Lead Time in a Semiconductor Packaging Line." International Journal of Production Research, 35, 3, 611 - 633.

Working Papers

(For a brief description of some of the current research projects, please see the Jack Austin Centre website)

Gupta, S., J. Ganesh (2013). “Understanding Innovation at the Base of the Pyramid.

Norder, K., S. Gupta, J. Ganesh (2013). “Hybrid Organizational Configurations: Antecedents and Consequences.”

Beninger, S., S. Gupta, J. Ganesh (2013). “Social Innovation at the Base of the Pyramid: Lessons from Africa.”

Gupta, S., O. Palsule-Desai (2012). “Competing through Cooperatives: Institutional Voids and Strategic Incentives."

Gupta, S., H. Krishnan (2012). “Competition, Inventories and Supply Chain Structure."

Gupta, S. (2011). “Strategic Technology Choice and Incentives for Intermediate Markets.”

Li, Y., W. Lovejoy, S. Gupta (2009). “Pre-Auction Investments with Type-Conscious Agents.” 

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