Narendra Singh is a Ph.D. candidate in Operations Management at Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology. He joined the PhD program in 2010 and is expected to graduate in 2015. Prior to joining the program, he worked for 7 years as a Scientist in Defence Research and Development Organization, Delhi. He earned BE in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Jaipur and MBA in General Management from the XLRI, India.
Narendra’s research interests are sustainable operations, new product development, closed-loop supply chains, and supply chain contracting. In his dissertation, he studies firms’ strategic decisions regarding design of products and product lines in different supply-chain contexts. He focuses on firms’ strategic interactions with supply chain members including consumers and suppliers in dynamic environments. The first part of the dissertation studies the effect of supplier power and information structure on an OEM’s product design decisions. The latter parts of the dissertation focus on product returns and remanufacturing in the presence of strategic consumers and competition from third-party remanufacturers. His current research draws on broad fields of supply chain management, sustainability, theory of incentives, contract theory, and game theory.
He teaches Management Science (MGT 2251), an undergraduate course, at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech.