Executive Director: Center for Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Director: International Accreditations
B.E. (Kashmir), M.E. (IIT Roorkee), Ph.D. (IIT Delhi)
Dr. Saroj Koul is a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at the Jindal Global Business School, India. Her industry, teaching and research experience spans 35 years. She earned a PhD from IIT Delhi, a Masters of System Engineering and Operation Research from IIT Roorkee and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of Kashmir, India. She comes to full-time teaching after 24 years in industry, at Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, India, dedicated to the field of energy-related infrastructure in India where she worked in positions of increasing responsibility related to analysis of emerging techno-economic changes, appraisal of technology acquisition alternatives, organizational restructuring, and formulation of business strategies. In addition, she has over 15 years’ experience of teaching Management Studies in India and North American Universities.
Dr. Koul has her credit over 45 refereed publications and two books for postgraduate management students. In 2012 she was a recipient of the National Education Award 2012 under the category Best Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management. In 2013 was Recipient of AIMS-Great Lakes Outstanding Woman Management Researcher Award. In 2014 she was the recipient of the 2014 OP Jindal Teaching Excellence Award. And recently in 2018, she was a recipient of Professor Indira Parikh 50 Women in Education Leaders. She is also the recipient of several SME research funding as the principal investigator where the application of Balanced Scorecard, and Strategic Orientations of Manufacturing Strategy, Competitive and Dynamic Capabilities, and Performance within Indian MSME’s is being researched.
Dr. Koul is an active life member of the System Dynamics Society of India, Institute of Material Management and CILT-India. She is on the Editorial Board of Int. J. of Agriculture Innovation, Technology and Globalization, International Journal of Electronic Transport; and AIMS International Journal of Management where she was the recipient of ‘Outstanding Editor’ for 2010 and 2015. She is on the Advisory Board of several educational institutes in India, where her contributions to the growth of the student community and teaching philosophy are well recognized. Her current research focuses on system dynamics models, supply chain management, SMEs and organizational communication.