Anupama Gupta

Associate Professor and Chair

Management & Society
Director – Accreditation, Rankings & Assessment and Development of Managerial and Administrative Potential (ADMAP)

Anupama Gupta holds a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, specialising in International Outbound Logistics. She has pursued her master’s from the National Institute of Fashion Technology. In her 20 years of overall experience, she worked in the apparel industry for 5 years before embarking on her journey into academics.

She is a faculty in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and holds a research interest in global value chains, global production networks, supplier relationship management, and product development. She has published research articles, and book chapters and presented her research work at leading conferences.

She enthusiastically engages with the Textile and Apparel industry through MDPs and consulting projects on relevant areas such as quality management and compliance, apparel manufacturing, and vendor management. She leads critical administrative functions specific to academic accreditation and other academic programmes.

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EDUCATION

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Ph.D., 2016
Focus: International Outbound Logistics
Title: Study of International Outbound Logistics Activities Affecting Delivery Lead Time of Indian Apparel Exports

National Institute of Fashion Technology

Masters of Fashion Technology, 2003
Major: International Business, Apparel Manufacturing & Merchandising
Title: Implementation of Statistical Process Control: A Case Study of Maral Overseas Ltd.

St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi University 

BSc (Honours), 2000
Major: Physics (Honours), Chemistry, Mathematics

  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Global Value Chains and Global Production Networks

    Supplier Relationship Management

    Product Development

  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    Gupta, A. (2019). Sustainability Policies for the Fashion Industry: A Comparative Study of Asian and European Brands. Indian Journal of Public Administration, 65(3), 733-748.

    Gupta, A., Dasgupta, P., Mishra, M. (2014). Issues and Challenges in Containerization and Customs Clearance Logistics Activities of Indian Apparel Exports. International Journal of Logistics & Supply Chain Management Perspectives, 3(3).

    Gupta, A., Dasgupta, P., Mishra, M. (2014). Marketing Innovations in Apparel Export Manufacturing Business: Case Study of Indian Firms. International Journal of Trade & Global Business Perspectives, 3(3).

  • CASE STUDIES

    Gupta, A., Dasgupta, P. (2017). Is India Losing the Competition or The Competitiveness in Apparel Export? The Case Centre, UK.

  • BOOKS/BOOK CHAPTERS

    Gupta, A., Dasgupta, P. (2014). Association between Sourcing Issues and Logistics Performance Variables in Apparel Exports: An Empirical Analysis of Sourcing Intermediaries, published in International Marketing and Management Research.

  • CONFERENCE

    Gupta, A., POMS International Conference, “Quality 4.0: Development of machine learning model for Apparel Quality Monitoring and Prediction”,” Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel Brighton, UK. (September 4, 2019).

    Gupta, A. (Presenter), ELLTA Conference 2017, ‘Perspectives on Leadership, Learning and Social Enterprise in ASIA’, “Fashion sustainability approach: a comparative study of Asian & European brands,” The Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, Thailand. (July 27, 2017).

    Gupta, A. (Presenter), ELLTA Conference 2017, ‘Perspectives on Leadership, Learning and Social Enterprise in ASIA’, “Study of leadership management traits: behavioural aspects of expatriates and Indian managers working in India,” The Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, Thailand. (July 27, 2017).

    Gupta, A. (Presenter), HICL 2015, Hamburg International Conference of Logistics, “Study of logistics issues and challenges affecting delivery lead time of apparel export supply chain: a case of inland transportation activities,” Hamburg at The TUHH, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg Institute of Business Logistics and General Management, Hamburg, Germany. (September 25, 2015).

    Gupta, A. (Presenter), Academy of International Business, “Effect of Outbound Logistics Activities on Delivery Lead Time of Apparel Export Supply Chain,” The 57th Annual Meeting of The Academy of International Business, Bangalore, India, Bangalore. (June 30, 2015).

  • WORK EXPERIENCE

    Administrative Assignments (May 2019 – Now)

    Director – Accreditation, Rankings & ADMAP, P. Jain Institute of Management and Research

    NIFT Bangalore. (August 2012 – May 2019)

    Associate Professor

    NIFT Bangalore (November 2005 – August 2012)

    Assistant Professor

    Li & Fung (India) Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. (January 2005 – November 2005)

    Merchandiser

    Richa Knitwears, New Delhi. (January 2004 – December 2004)

    Merchandiser

    Maral Overseas Ltd., Indore. (May 2003 – January 2004)

    Merchandiser

    Maral Overseas Ltd., Indore. (May 2003 – January 2004)

    Management Trainee

  • CONSULTING

    Government, National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology, Govt. of India, Bangalore & Chennai. (July 2017 – April 2019)

    Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mumbai, Delhi & Ahmedabad. (July 2015 – December 2015)

  • MDPS/FDPS

    Sessions of Quality Management & Compliance, Max Retail Division, Lifestyle International. (2018).

    Sessions of Quality Management & Vendor Management, Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute. (2015 – 2018).

    Sessions of Quality Management & Apparel Manufacturing, Texport Garments. (2017).

    Sessions of Quality Management & Apparel Manufacturing, Backward Classes Welfare Department (BCWD), Government of Karnataka. (2014 – 2017)

    Sessions of Market Research in Fashion Industry, Myntra Fashion Incubation. (2015)

  • TEACHING INTEREST

    Operations and Supply Chain Management

    International Business

    Business Research Methods

  • PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

    Member, Academy of International Business. (May 2013 – May 2016)

  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

    Co-Speaker, AACSB. (September 22, 2020 – September 25, 2020). Workshop Organizer, SPJIMR, Mumbai, Maharashtra. (February 25, 2020)

    Main Coordinator, Sessions of Logistics & SCM in Apparel Retail, Max Retail Division, Lifestyle International. (2018 – 2019)

    Workshop Organizer, SPJIMR, Mumbai, Maharashtra. (August 24, 2019)

    Industry Visits and Orientation of Apparel Manufacturing Firms, De Montfort University, UK, Leicester. (2018)

    Main Coordinator, NIFT Bangalore, Bangalore, Karnataka. (2018).

    Main Coordinator, Max Retail Division, Lifestyle International. (2017 – 2018).

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