Narendar Sumukadas

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Associate Professor of Management

Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Barney School of Business
860.768.4239 Auerbach Hall 310E

PhD, University of Western Ontario

MBA, University of Manitoba

BTech, Kakatiya University

Narendar Sumukadas is an associate professor of management. HE has an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, an MBA, and a Ph.D.. Prior to pursuing graduate degrees, he worked in operations, maintenance, and projects areas in the Indian manufacturing industry. He has been at the University of Hartford since 1999, teaching undergraduate and MBA courses in Operations Management.

His research interests include:

  • Supply chain management
  • Continuous improvement
  • Employee involvement
  • Teaching and learning

Dhanaraj, C., Sumukadas, N., Johnson, F., and Malvankar, M. 2011. Nokia India: Battery recall logistics. Case study published by Ivey Publishing, Richard Ivey School of Business, London, Ontario. (Case# 9B11D003)

Sumukadas, N. 2010. Operations strategy with paper boats. Simulation & Gaming, 41(3): 432-444.

Sumukadas, N. 2009. Car lube operations. Case study published in Pearson MyOMLab, to accompany Krajewski, L.J., Ritzman, L.P., and Malhotra, M.K., Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains, 9th and 10th editions, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.

Honorable Mention, Case Competition, Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2010. (Case study Nokia India: Battery recall logistics, by Dhanaraj, C., Sumukadas, N., Johnson, F., and Malvankar, M.)


Sumukadas, N. Operations Management Lecture Series, posted on YouTube.