ISB – POMS Workshop
 ISB Campus Hyderabad, December 21-22, 2015
 Workshop venue: Max LT, AC3, Level 2

Monday, December 21
8:00 - 9:00Registration (Workshop Venue) / Breakfast (Bajaj Dining Hall)
9:00 – 9:05Introductions (Workshop Chair)
9:05 - 9:20Welcome Address (Sridhar Seshadri, Sr. Associate Dean Faculty & Research, ISB)
9:20 – 9:30Welcome Address (Nitin Joglekar, Conference Chair POMS 2016)
9:30 - 10:30Keynote: George Shanthikumar (Purdue University)
10:30 - 10:45Coffee  Break
10:45-12:15Session I : Healthcare Operations
  1. Bismark Singh, University of Texas at Austin,
    Optimizing Spatiotemporal Antiviral Release Schedules in a Pandemic Influenza”
  2. Sachin Jayaswal, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad,
    Facility Location under Service Level Constraints for Heterogeneous Customers”
12:15-14:00Lunch (Bajaj Dining Hall)
14:00 - 15:30Session II : Agricultural Supply Chain Issues in India
  1. Omkar Palsule Desai, Indian Institute of Management, Indore,
    “Impact of Equity and Equality on Stability and Collusion in a Decentralized Network”
  2. Shivam Gupta, University of Texas at Dallas,
    “Distressed Selling by Farmers: Model, Analysis, and Use in Policy-Making”
15:30-15:45Coffee  Break
15:45-17:15Session III : Empirical Research in OM - I
  1. Anand Nair, Michigan State University,
    “Intellectual Capital and Supply Chain Integration in Food Banks: Implications for Humanitarian Aid Organizations”
  2. Sarv Devaraj, University of Notre Dame,
    “Designing Patient-Centric Care: An Empirical Study of Patient Need Variability, Operational Focus, and Outcomes of Care”
17:15-18:00Poster session (AC8 Board Room)
19:00-21:30Dinner: Executive Housing Mirror Pool
Tuesday,​ December 22
8:00-9:00Breakfast (Bajaj Dining Hall)
9:00 - 10:30Session IV : Sustainable Operations
  1. Nitin Joglekar, Boston University
    “Managing Market Friction via Cost-Reduction Investment”
  2. Vinayak Deshpande, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    “Ensuring Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility via Vertical Integration and Horizontal Sourcing”
10:30 –10:45Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:15Session V : Empirical Research in OM – II
  1. Suresh Muthulingam, Pennsylvania State University
    Does Quality Knowledge Spillover at Shared Suppliers? – An Empirical Investigation”
  2. Saravanan Kesavan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    “Variability in labor schedules: Effects on customer satisfaction and employee turnover”
12:15 - 12:30Concluding remarks (Workshop Chair)
12:30 - 14:00Lunch (Bajaj Dining Hall)