Sudheer Gupta

  • Area Coordinator, Technology & Operations Managemen
  • Director, Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies
  • 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).

    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.





    Research Interests

    Sustainability and Social Responsibility
    Global Supply Networks
    Emerging Markets and Economic Development
    Social Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Inclusive Growth

    Selected Publications

    Articles and Reports

    Gupta, S., Beninger, S. S. A., & Ganesh, J. (2015). A hybrid approach to innovation by social enterprises: Lessons from Africa. Social Enterprise Journal, 11(1), 89 - 112.

    Dzharova, H. K., Gupta, S., & Ganesh, J. (2015). Waterhealth International in India: Crafting sustainable solutions for potable water. CASE Journal, 12(1).

    Gupta, S., & Shapiro, D. (2014). Building and transforming an emerging market global enterprise: Lessons from the Infosys journey. Business Horizons, 57(2), 169-179.

    Gupta, S., & Palsule-Desai, O. (2011). Sustainable supply chain management: Review and research opportunities. IIMB Management Review, 23(4), 234-245.

    Li, Y., & Gupta, S. (2011). Strategic capability investments and competition for supply contracts. European Journal of Operational Research, 214(2), 273-283.

    Subramanian, R., Talbot, B., & Gupta, S. (2010). An approach to integrating environmental considerations within managerial decision making. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 14(3), 378-398.

    Greenberg, J., Gupta, S., & Luo, X. (2009). Mutually acceptable courses of action. Economic Theory, 40(1), 91-112.

    Subramanian, R., Gupta, S., & Talbot, B. (2009). Product design and supply chain coordination under extended producer responsibility. Production and Operations Management, 18(3), 259-277.

    Gupta, S. (2008). Channel structure with knowledge spillovers. Marketing Science, 27(2), 247-261.

    Subramanian, R., Gupta, S., & Talbot, B. F. (2007). Compliance strategies under permits for emissions. Production and Operations Management, 16(7), 763-779.

    Subramanian, R., Gupta, S., & Talbot, B. (2005). Emissions compliance strategies: A permits auction model. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 7(1), 85-88.

    Gupta, S., & Loulou, R. (1998). Process innovation, product differentiation, and channel structure: Strategic incentives in a duopoly. Marketing Science, 17(4), 301-316.

    Chandra, P., & Gupta, S. (1997). Managing batch processors to reduce lead time in a semiconductor packaging line. International Journal of Production Research, 35(3), 611-633.

    Gupta, S. (1998). A note on strategic choice of flexible production technologies and welfare implications. Journal of Industrial Economics, 46(3), 403.

    Books, Book Chapters and Monographs

    Gupta, S., & Dzharova, H. K. (2014). NURU International: Empowering Farmers to Fight Extreme Poverty. Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.

    Teaching Related Material

    Robson, K. E., Beninger, S. S. A., & Gupta, S. (2013). Walmart's African Expansion. London, Canada: Ivey Publishing.

    Gupta, S., & Vajic, M. (2000). The contextual and dialectical nature of experiences. In Fitzsimmons, J. A., Fitzsimmons, M. J., Fitzsimmons, J. A., & Fitzsimmons, M. J. (Eds.), New Service Development: Creating Memorable Experiences (pp. 33-51). Thousand Oaks, United States: Sage Publications, Inc (US).

    Gupta, S. (2005). Netflix, Inc. (A & B). Ann Arbor, United States: Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Press.

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