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
Segal Room: SGL 3725
Segal Phone: 778 782 9321

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SFU President's Faculty Lecture, Feb 27, 2014 (available here on youtube): "Can Business Help Alleviate Poverty?"


Google Scholar Profile: Here.





Specialization and Research Interests

Sustainability and Social Responsibilty

Global Supply Networks

Emerging Markets and Economic Development

Social Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Inclusive Growth

Selected Publications

Dzharova, H., S. Gupta, J. Ganesh (2015). "WaterHealth International in India: Crafting Sustainable Solutions for Potable Water," forthcoming in The CASE Journal.

Gupta, S., S. Beninger, J. Ganesh (2015). “A Hybrid Apporach to Innovation by Social Enterprises: Lessons from Africa,” forthcoming in Social Enterprise Journal.

Dzharova, H., S. Gupta (2014). “NURU International: Empowering Farmers to Fight Extreme Poverty,” Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 4(8), 1-21.  (selected among the Top 10 cases by CEEMAN Case Writing Competition).

Gupta, S., H. Dzharova (2014). “Innovation and Adaptation: Continuing the Infosys Journey, ” IIMB Management Review, 26(4), 249-256. Available here.

Gupta, S., D. Shapiro (2013). “Building and Transforming an Emerging Market Global Enterprise: Lessons from the Infosys Journey,” Business Horizons, 57(2), 169-179. Available here.

Gupta, S. and O. Palsule-Desai (2011). "Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Review and Research Opportunities," IIMB Management Review, 23, 234 - 245. 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 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. (Google Scholar Citations: 181)

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)

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

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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