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Ravi  Anupindi

Ravi Anupindi

Colonel William G. and Ann C. Svetlich Professor of Operations Research and Management; University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business

Ravi Anupindi is Colonel William G. and Ann C. Svetlich Professor of Operations Research and Management at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business; founding Faculty Director of the Center for Value Chain Innovation; co-Director of the Technology and Business Innovation Forum at Ross and Chair of (UM) President’s Advisory Committee on Labor Standards and Human Rights. He is a Research Fellow at the William Davidson Institute and faculty associate with the Erb Institute and GlobalREACH. He was the (founding) Faculty Director for the Master of Supply Chain Management Program from 2008-2015. He was also a visiting scholar at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University (Fall 2010) and the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India (Winter 2011). Prior to joining the University of Michigan in 2002, he taught at the Stern School of Business, New York University (2000-2002) and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (1993-2000). His main research areas include supply chain management, strategic sourcing, supply chain risk, lean operations, supply chain sustainability, value chains for economic development and health care delivery in low and middle income countries.  He has worked with several companies on various issues in operations and supply chain, sourcing, supply chain visibility and traceability and new product launch processes. Under a USAID grant, he has assisted University of Johannesburg in South Africa develop a graduate degree program in Supply Chain Management. Ravi is a member of Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Production and Operations Management Soceity (POMS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), Supply Chain Thought Leaders (SCTL) group, and Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council (SCRLC). He was a member of the advisory board and executive committee for the People That Deliver Initiative for Global Health from 2012-2015. He now serves on the board the William Davidson Institute.

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Delivering Health Care in Rural India: ITC-CARE experience
This case details the partnership experience of ITC and CARE in providing healthcare in rural India. It looks at how the existing IT and infrastructure of ITC’s e-Choupal ...
Publication Date: 06/02/2015 Product ID: 1-429-319
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PT Kizone: Adidas Battles Allegations of Shirking Responsibility to Workers (A)
This case explores social responsibility in the extended supply chain looking at the three spheres of sustainability — the environmental, social, and economic. It examines whether licensees are responsible for the ...
Publication Date: 10/31/2014 Product ID: 1-429-306
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PT Kizone B: Adidas Battles Allegations of Shirking Responsibility to Workers
This case is a follow-up to the PT Kizone A case. In the case, U-M President Mary Sue Coleman adopts three of the President’s Advisory Committee on ...
Publication Date: 10/31/2014 Product ID: 1-429-403
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Voluntary Producer Responsibility: Carton Packaging Recycling in U.S.
This case tackles the issue of recycling of poly-coated beverage cartons in the United States. In 2008, recycling access to the commodity was low, putting the industry at risk ...
Publication Date: 03/15/2014 Product ID: 1-429-338
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Operation Asha: Effective, Efficient and Scalable Model for Tuberculosis Treatment
The year was coming to a close, and the founders of Operation ASHA (OpASHA), Sandeep Ahuja, CEO, and Shelly Batra, President, were looking back on their accomplishments — 2012 had been ...
Publication Date: 02/10/2014 Product ID: 1-429-339
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A Brief Note on the Toyota Production System
What is the Toyota Production System (TPS), and why do so many organizations study and put into practice the principles of the system?This note introduces business students to the ...
Publication Date: 09/24/2013 Product ID: 1-429-245
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Cisco SCRM in Action: 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake
Tohoku was not the first earthquake to impact Cisco’s operations in Japan. The company’s business continuity plan (BCP) and its SCRM capability was developed for exactly this type ...
Publication Date: 03/06/2013 Product ID: 1-429-284
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ABT Associates: Scaling Indoor Residual Spraying for Malaria Prevention in Africa
In the summer of 2011, Abt Associates was awarded a contract to implement indoor residual spraying (IRS) in up to 17 countries in sub-Saharan Africa based on successes the ...
Publication Date: 02/11/2013 Product ID: 1-429-272
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Supply Chain Risk Management at Cisco: Response to H1N1
Cisco’s story will expose students to supply chain risk management (SCRM). Cisco’s simulation of a flu outbreak in Asia will leave students with a better understanding of how ...
Publication Date: 07/17/2012 Product ID: 1-428-881
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Boeing: The Fight for Fasteners
Boeing originally was scheduled to deliver the Dreamliner to airline customers in mid-2008. However, after five announced delays over two years, the company was forced to postpone the first ...
Publication Date: 11/17/2009 Product ID: 1-428-787
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