Harit Joshi

Assistant Professor

Operations, Supply Chain Management & Quantitative Methods

Harit Joshi is a faculty in the Operations and Supply Chain Management group. Harit holds a PhD from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. His dissertation examines value provided by coordination mechanisms like matching and dynamic pricing in the ride-hailing platforms. His research interest lies in the areas of supply chain coordination, agent-based modelling, sharing economy, multi-sided platforms and urban mobility.

Before his PhD., Harit worked in the automotive industry with Ashok Leyland and Daimler for almost five years in various functions like production, procurement & logistics and new product project management. Before joining SPJIMR, Harit was working as an assistant professor at the business school of the Jindal Global University

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EDUCATION

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Ph.D. in Operations Management (2014-2020)

G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology

B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering (2005-2009)

  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Supply Chain Coordination

    Platform-based business models

    Sharing Economy

    Agent-based Modelling

    Urban Mobility

  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    Pandey, S., Dutta, G., & Joshi, H. (2017). Survey on revenue management in media and broadcasting. Interfaces, 47(3), 195-213.

    Roy, Debjit and Joshie, Harit, “Evaluating Transaction Pairing Strategies for Vehicle-based High-density Storage Systems” (2016). 14th IMHRC Proceedings (Karlsruhe, Germany – 2016). 26

  • CONFERENCE

    Presented paper titled “Spatiotemporal Coordination with Ride-hailing platforms” at 30th European Conference on Operational Research, Dublin, Ireland, 2019

    Presented paper titled “Understanding Coordination in Ride-hailing Platforms” at 29th European Conference on Operational Research, Valencia, Spain, 2018

    Presented paper titled “Dynamic Pricing as Coordination Mechanism in Ride-hailing” at International Workshop in Sharing Economy, Mannheim, Germany, 2018

    Presented paper titled “Quantifying coordination in ride-hailing platforms” at 6th Biennial Conference of the Indian Academy of Management, IIM Trichy, 2020

    Presented paper titled “Coordination in Ride-hailing Platforms: An Agent-Based Approach” at Operations Society of India Annual Conference, IIT Bombay, 2018

    Presented paper titled “Sourcing rides as a service in ride-hailing platforms” at 12th Annual Indian Subcontinent Decision Science Institute conference, SPJIMR, 2018

    Presented paper titled “Surge Pricing and the Ride-hailing Game” at International conference on Network Science in Economics and Finance, IIM Ahmedabad, 2018

  • WORKING PAPERS

    Harit, J., & Mukherjee, S. (2017). Transitions in currency denomination structure as supply disruption and demand distortion: Efficiency, Effectiveness and Bullwhip (No. WP 2017-05-02). Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Working Paper Series

  • TEACHING

    Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Business School (JGBS), part of Jindal Global University (JGU) at Sonipat, Haryana (August 2020 – May 2022)

  • COURSES

    Operations Management

    Emerging Technologies

    Management of Information

    Technology and Business

    Quantitative Skills

  • TEACHING INTERESTS

    Operations Strategy

    Project Management

    Platform-based business models

    Operations Management

  • WORK EXPERIENCE

    Professional Positions

    Manager, Program Management for Bus Projects at Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Ltd. (April 2013 – May 2014)

    Deputy Manager, Procurement and Project Management at Ashok Leyland Ltd. (November 2009 – April 2013)

  • REVIEWER EXPERIENCE

    Reviewer for Journal of Cleaner Production

    Reviewer for Interfaces, now called INFORMS- Journal of Applied Analytics

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