Rajiv Kumar Srivastava
Specialization : Operations Management
Qualification :
  • Ph.D.(IE & OR), Virginia Tech. USA
  • PGDIE, NITIE Bombay
  • B.Tech.(Mech.), IIT Kanpur, PGDIE, NITIE Bombay
Contact No. : 91-522-6696613 (Office), 91-522-6696537 (Home)
Email Id : rks[at]iiml[dot]ac[dot]in
Bio Data
Teaching Areas
Research Areas
Consulting Areas
Position Held
Recent Publiaction, Article, Cases
Awards & Recognitions
Bio Data
Over 25 years of academic experience at premier national and international institutions; Over 5 years of hands-on Manufacturing at major Indian automotive firms; Served as Students’ Affairs & Alumni Chairman, PGP Chairman, Dean Academic Affairs at IIM Lucknow
Teaching Areas
  • Operations Management
  • Manufacturing Systems Design and Planning
  • Operations Analysis & Improvement
Research Areas
  • Manufacturing & Supply Chain Modeling
  • Operations Management in Under-researched sectors (SME, Food, and Traditional Industries)
  • Pedagogical Approaches in Operations Management

Current Research Interests

  • Infrastructure Development : Creating Manufacturing Systems and Enterprise Management Laboratories for teaching / research (through grant based projects of AICTE/ MHRD ) - has resulted in one of the most comprehensive collections of Operations Management software in any academic institution
  • Application of Computer-Based and Analytical Methods in Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management : Indian Context and Best Practices
  • Enterprise Software Adoption in India
  • Developing special library collections management
Consulting Areas
  • Study of Uttar Pradesh Government Employees Welfare Corporation, Lucknow
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management in Public Systems
  • Storage and Warehousing Design at large Indian public and private firms
Positions Held

Sl. No.

Name of Organisation


Date from

Date to


Premier Automobiles Ltd., Bombay

Management Trainee/ Assistant Superintendent

July 1978

July 1980


Eicher Goodearth Ltd.

Senior Engineer

July 1980

January 1984


NITIE, Bombay

Assistant Professor

January 1984

September 1985


State University of New York, Buffalo

Assistant Professor

August 1989

June 1990


IIM Lucknow

Associate Professor/ Professor

June 1990


Recent Publications, Articles, Cases

1) Vijaya Dixit, Rajiv K. Srivastava & Atanu Chaudhuri, "Integrating materials management with project management of complex projects”, Journal of Advances in Management Research (Emerald), Volume 10, No. 2, 2013-14, pp. 206-229.
2) Saurabh Chandra, Rajiv Srivastava & Yogesh Agarwal, "Multi-product maritime inventory routing with optional cargoes: an application to outbound automotive logistics” Journal of Advances in Management Research (Emerald), Volume 10, No. 2, 2013-14, pp. 230-278.
3) Rajiv K. Srivastava, “A Retrospective of Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt’s Novels Focusing on Operations Management”, Udyog Pragati, Volume 37, No. 1, 2013, pp. 1-11.
4) Subramanian Chidambaran, Rajiv K. Srivastava & Vaibhav Khandekar, “Lean Implementation at Siemens Ltd.”, IIM Lucknow Case Series IIML-CS-2011-12/03, 22p.

Awards & Recognitions

1) Selected and served as National Expert for India for the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) Survey on Wages, Incentives & Productivity Linkages
2) Six times recipient of Best Faculty Award at IIM Lucknow
3) Founder Secretary and later elected President, Society of Operations Management; conferred Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012