Core Faculty

Ram Kumar Dhurkari

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Behavioral Decision Making, Analytics, Strategic Alliances, Innovation
 
Courses Offered 
Production Planning and Control Systems
Decision Modeling & Optimization
IT Risk Management
 
Positions held / Associated with
Assistant Professor, T A Pai Management Institute Manipal
Academic Associate, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Lecturer, Shri G S Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS), Indore
 
Also teaches/taught at
Jaipuria Institute of Management Jaipur
Institute of Petroleum Management Gandhinagar
International Institute of Professional Studies (IIPS), Devi Ahilya University Indore
Ram Kumar DhurkariB.Sc. (Mathematics), MCA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Operations
ram@sdmimd.ac.in

He is a fellow of Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode in the area of Information Technology and Systems Management. His thesis is about development and implementation of a new and better method for multi-criteria decision making. Prior to this, he holds a Master’s degree in computer application from Rajiv Gandhi Technological University Bhopal and Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) from Devi Ahilya University Indore. Before joining doctoral program at IIM Kozhikode, he worked as academic associate at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and as a Lecturer at SGSITS Indore. During his doctoral program, he also worked for 16 months as Assistant Professor at T A Pai Management Institute Manipal (an AACSB accredited institution). He (with Krishnadas N. and Supriya N.) won WIPRO earthian award (college category) in the year 2011-12 by proposing the idea of green computer center. He was also selected for and attended prestigious Decision Science Institute’s doctoral consortium in the year 2013.

Publications

Book Chapter

  1. Dhurkari, Ram Kumar (2017). Knowledge Management: An Innovative Capability Perspective. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. VI by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-23-9].
  2. Dhurkari, R.K., Krishnadas, N. (2011). City Bus Services of Indore. case study published In Shrivastava, S. and Jhajharia, P. (Eds.), Cases in Management pp. 348-365, Prentice Hall of India.
Journal
 
  1. Dhurkari, R.K., Nandakumar, M.K. (2015). Measures of Complementarity and Compatibility in Strategic Alliances for Innovation: A Review of Literature. The International Technology Management Review, Vol 5, Issue 4, pp. 182-201.
International Conference Proceedings
 
  1. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An experiment on the effectiveness of AHP for informed decision-making”. International Conference on Business & Economic Development (ICBED)-2015, New York, U.S.A, The Business and Management review, Vol. 6, Number 2, pp.305, 2015.
  2. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An Alternative Preference Elicitation Procedure in Predicting Choice. Published in the proceedings of 4th IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence during 11-12 April 2015 at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
  3. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2014). A New Method to Support Informed Managerial Decisions in Salespeople Performance Evaluation. Published in the proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence during 18-20 Dec 2014 at Indian Institute of Sciences Bangalore.
  4. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2013). MCGL: A new method for modelling the choice behavior of the decision maker. Published in the proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 44th annual meeting at Baltimore, USA.
  5. Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2011). Multi Attribute Gain Loss- A new method for reference dependent multi-attribute ranking and selection. Published in the proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing held during 5-7 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India.
International Conference Presentations
 
  1. Multi Criteria Gain Loss: A new reference dependent method for Ranking and Selection. Presented at 5th International Conference on Excellence in Research and Education (CERE) held during 9-12 May 2013 at Indian Institute of Management Indore, India.
  2. Vehicle Routing and Capacity Planning: A three phased approach, Poster Presentation in International Conference on Information Technology, Systems and Management held during 17-18 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India.
Workshops/Training Programs Attended
 
  1. Staff Development Program “Development of Basic Teaching Competencies” conducted by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research Bhopal in SGSITS Indore during 07-11 Feb 2005.
  2. One day workshop on “Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation Frameworks” at National Institute of Technology Surathkal 30 September 2015

Kannadas S

Research Interest / Consulting Area
Behavioral Corporate Finance, Tax Management
 
Courses Offered 
Behavioral Finance
Corporate Finance
Managerial Accounting
Mergers and Acquisitions
 
Positions held / Associated with
Worked as Assistant Professor in Indus Business Academy, Bangalore
Worked as Assistant Professor in Alliance University, Bangalore
Worked as Assistant Professor in PES University South Campus, Bangalore
Kannadas SMBA, M.Phil, FDP (IIM K), FDP (IISc)
Assistant Professor - Finance
kannadas@sdmimd.ac.in

Prof. Kannadas is commerce graduate from MES College, Bangalore. He did his post-graduation in Management from Visveswaraya Technological University, specialising in Finance. He has 8 years of PG teaching experience and 3 years of research experience. He is pursuing his Doctoral Degree in the area of management with the thesis proposed in Behavioural corporate finance with special reference to Indian corporates. He has presented his research papers in international conferences and had written research papers in peer reviewed journals in the areas of Behavioural corporate finance and Behavioural Finance. He has also attended training programmes in leading management schools like IIMK and IISc. His special areas of teaching and research are Behavioural Finance, Corporate Taxation and Accounting. 

Publications:

Book Chapter

  1. Kannadas, S. & Viswanathan T. (2018). Does money supply granger cause inflation? A decomposition analysis of WPI, CPI and GDP inflator. Contemporary Research in Management – Vol. VII by Mousumi Sengupta and Nilanjan Sengupta [Compilers]. Mysore: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Research Centre for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), SDMIMD.  [ISBN: 978-93-83302-30-7].
  2. Published an article on “Success rate of crop insurance with special reference to in Karnataka state” in an edited book with ISBN: 978-93-85640-01-8   “Agriculture : Innovation, Strategy & Technology in 21st century”s
International Journals
 
  1. Kannadas S. & Manita D. Shah (2018). Impact of Behavioral Aspects in Mergers & Acquisitions- An overview. ARS - Journal of Applied Research and Social Sciences; ISSN 2350-1472, Vol.5, Issue.3, February, pp.10-29.
  2. Kannadas, S. & Gandhi, L. (2017). Misperception of Optimism Culminates in Erroneous Corporate Financial Decision Making- A Review. International Journal of Research in Economics and Social Sciences (IJRESS), Vol.7 (12), December; ISSN (o): 2249-7382, pp.349-361.
  3. Kannadas S. (2017). Quickstart- Financial stipulation of a start up. International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research. ISSN: 2455-8834. Vol.02 (Issue 12); December 2017. pp 5456-5462.
  4. Kannadas S. (2017). Entangle of Gender & Experience on Investment Behaviour of Corporate Investors. IJSR - International Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN No 2277 - 8179, Vol. 6(2), February, pp 641-643.
  5. Kannadas, S. (2016). Asset-Liability Management is a proximate solution for any contemporary issues of Indian Banks. CUCEA (Centro Universitario de Ciencias Económico Administrativas, University of Guadalajara) April, ISSN:0254-8755.
  6. Kannadas, S. Is Endowment of Crowd Funding a Supplant of Traditional Source?. International Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN:2277-8179, IC Val.69(48), IF:3.508.
  7. Kannadas, S. (2015). Impact of age and income on Investment Behaviour of Ruban Passionate Investors’ in Emerging Markets. Dayanand Sagar Business Academy Publication on April, ISSN: 2394-8787.
International Conferences
 
  1. Kannadas, S. (2016).  Asset-Liability Management is a proximate solution for any contemporary issues of Indian Banks. international conference Conducted by University of Guadalajara, Mexico in the Oxford Engineering College Campus, Bangalore on 7 April 2016.
  2. Kannadas, S. (2015). Success rate of crop insurance diversity management in Karnataka management. International conference “Futuristic Innovations and Challenges to Diversity Management, Emerging Technologies & Sustainability for Inclusive Industrial Growth” held at Jyothi Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore 30 October 2015
  3. Kannadas, S. (2015). Entwine Of Gender & Income On Investment Behaviour Paradigm Of Gen-Y Passionate Investors In Emerging Markets. International Conference “Emerging Trends in Financing and Accounting” in SDMIMD, Mysore on 21 August 2015
  4. Kannadas, S. (2015). Impact of age and income on Investment Behaviour of Ruban Passionate Investors’ in Emerging Markets. International conference “Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Sustainable Ruban Society” organized by Dayanand Sagar Business Academy, Bangalore on 13 February 2015.
  5. Kannadas, S. (2013). Cost control techniques in service based organizations with respect to Colombia Asia Group of hospitals in National conference conducted in PESIT South Campus on 29 May 2013.
  6. Kannadas, S. (2010). Convergence of accounting standards - A current scenario - 13th All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar in Indian Accounting Association scheduled on Nov. 13-14, 2010 at the Department of Commerce, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
FDP/MDP/Workshops
 
  1. Participated in the Workshop on "Data Analysis using SPSS" conducted by Jain University, Bangalore on 5 & 6 April 2016.
  2. Participated in the Workshop on “Pedagogical tools & Techniques for Teaching Management” conducted by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on 14th March 2016.
  3. Participated in the FDP conducted by IIM Kozhikode on “Financial Modelling using Excel” on February 2016
  4. Participated in the Workshop conducted  by Indus Business Academy on “New Ideas in Strategic Thinking and Management” on January 21, 2016
  5. Participated in the FDP conducted by Alliance University on “Marketing in Emerging Economy-The case of South-East Asia” on January 2016.
  6. Participated in the FDP conducted by Alliance University on “Driving a culture of Excellence and Entrepreneurship in the areas of teaching and research” on January 2016.
  7. Participated in the FDP conducted by The Oxford College of Engineering on IFRS & IND-AS on November 21st, 2015
  8. Participated in the FDP conducted by The Oxford College of Engineering on “Corporate-Academia Gap” on January 24th, 2015.
  9. Participated in the FDP conducted by PES University on “Pedagogy for restructured MBA curriculum and skill based questions” on 6th April, 2013
  10. Participated in the FDP conducted by The Oxford College of Engineering on January 24th, 2011
  11. Participated in the National Seminar on “ Innovation for Excellence” conducted by The Oxford College of Engineering on November 19th, 2008