Dr. Naren Agrawal

Benjamin and Mae Swig Professor Department of Operations Management & IS The Leavey School of Business Santa Clara University

Naren Agrawal is a Professor in the Department of Operations Management & Information Systems, and has served on the faculty since 1992.  He is Faculty Director of the MS-SCM program, and previously served as the Associate Dean of Faculty from 2010-2015. He was a visiting professor at The Wharton School in 1999, 2000 and 2010, and at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, in 2004 and 2006.  He holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Institute of Technology, B.H.U., India; M.S. in Management Science from the University of Texas at Dallas; and an M.A. and Ph. D. in Operations and Information Management from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Naren’s expertise is in the areas of supply chain management, service supply chain management, and manufacturing competitiveness.  He has published his research in journals such as Harvard Business Review, Interfaces, Operations Research, Naval Research Logistics, European Journal of Operational Research, IIE Transactions, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Journal of Retailing, and Production and Operations Management.  He is a co-editor of a book titled Retail Supply Chain Management (now in its 2nd edition), and has contributed chapters in a number of books. He serves on the editorial review board of Production and Operations Management, and has been an Associate Editor for MSOM and Management Science.

Naren teaches courses in supply chain management, operations management, computer based decision models, and service operations in MBA and executive MBA programs.  He has conducted numerous management development seminars internationally and consulted with companies in the retail and high-technology industries, including AAFES, Adaptec, Barco, The Gap, Hewlett Packard, IBM, KLA-Tencor, ONGC (India), Overstock.com, Pemex (Mexico), Schlumberger and Silicon Image.

Naren has received a number of teaching awards including the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence (at Santa Clara University) every year since 1996, and the MBA Core Curriculum Teaching Award at The Wharton School.  He is a three-time recipient of the Breetwor Fellowship, which is awarded to tenured faculty members who have distinguished themselves as teaching scholars and are making notable service contributions to the School, the University, and the profession.

Naren is a trustee of Give2Asia, a non-profit organization that promotes and facilitates philanthropy to Asia.


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2016 Yılı Kümpem Forum Perakende Konferansı – Akademik Gün 7 Hours May 12, 2016
2012 Yılı Kümpem Forum Perakende Konferansı 8.5 Hours May 18, 2012