Rajat Agarwal - Department of Management Studies,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Rajat Agarwal
Rajat Agrawal Professor rajat@ms.iitr.ac.in 01332-285737
Areas of Interest
  • Operations Management: Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, Inventory Management, Manufacturing Strategy, IPR, Innovation, Business Models, Entrepreneurship: IP Management, General Management: Indian Models of Management, Ethics in Management, Spirituality.
Professional Background
2008-01-017 years Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2008-01-01OngoingAssociated FacultyCoEDMM, IIT Roorkee
2004-01-014 years Sr LecturerGurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya
2000-01-014 years LecturerGurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya
Multiple Posts
2020-08-09OngoingProfessorIIT Roorkee
2020-01-01OngoingAssociate Dean Innovation and IncubationIIT Roorkee
2015-01-015 years 7 months Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2021-08-04OngoingMemberAnushruti , IIT Roorkee
2021-07-01OngoingJoint Faculty Department of DesignIIT Roorkee
2013-01-012 years Chief WardenAzad Bhawan
2015-01-012 years Faculty AdvisorEntrepreneurship Development Cell
2018-01-01OngoingCocordinator & Co-PIDesign Innovation Centre, IIT Roorkee
2020-07-24OngoingAssociated Faculty at Center for Excellence in Transportation Systems, IIT RoorkeeIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2011-01-014 years CEO/ ManagerTIEDA Centre
2010-01-013 years Staff AdvisorCultural Council
2020-07-24OngoingExecutive Committee Member, MHRD-IPR Chair, IIT RoorkeeIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2013-01-011 year Co-cordinatorCognizance 2014
2017-01-014 years 6 months Associate ManagerAnushruti
2016-01-011 year Joint TreasurerAnushruti
2017-01-01OngoingChairmanSenate Committee for Scholarships and Prizes
2008-01-01Dy Chief Faculty Advisor, ThomsoThomso
2020-07-24OngoingAssociated Faculty at Centre for Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management, IIT RoorkeeIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2020-07-24OngoingCoordinator- IPR ChairIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Senate Membership (Nominated)IIT Roorkee2016
Ramkumar Prize for Outstanding Teaching and ResearchIIT Roorkee2020
Chairman, Senate Committee for Scholarships and PrizesIIT Roorkee2017
Best Professor in General Management Dainik Bhaskar National Education Leadership Awards 2013
Certificate of Excellence for World Humanitarian Summit Rio+23 ProgramWorld Humanitarian Summit, Centre for United Nations 2016
ISOL Research Award ISOL2015
Noel Deerr Gold Medal for Best paper in 71st Annual ConventionSugar Technologists Association of India2013
Noel Deerr Gold Medal Award for the Year 2013-2014.Sugar technologists Association of India2014
Guest Editor of Special Issue of Journal of Strategy and Management "Global Strategy of Asian MarketEmerald2013
Member, Board of GovernorISOL Global Foundation 2016
Director IIT Roorkee NomineeAnushruti 2016
BoS Membership IMS Unison University, Dehradun2018
Academic Council Membership Quantum University, Roorkee2018
Member RDCFMS, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar2018
BoS Membership GNDEC, Ludhiana2018
BOG MemberCOER Roorkee2021
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Enterprises Risk Management Module 1THDC India Ltd.2015-01
IPR ChairGoI2017-01
Enterprises Risk Management Module 3THDC India ltd.2016-01
A study on the cause that lead to work related stress amongst the Police officers and the impact ofICMR, New Delhi2016-01
Enterprises Risk Management Module 2THDC India Ltd.2015-01
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
XIX Annual International Conference of SOM 2015IIM CalcuttaProject2015-12
International Ramayana ConferenceIBA, BangloreProject2015-12
International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and MarketingMauritiusIIT Roorkee2015-01
4th Pan IIM WMC "India: Towards Better Governance"IIM AhemdabadProject2016-12
Fifth 21st Century Academic Forum Conf at HarvardHarvard University, USAIIT Roorkee2016-09
24th EBES 2018Bankok, ThailandProject2018-01
XX Annual Int Conf of SOM 2016ABV-IIITM GwaliorIIT Roorkee2016-12
MIPS 2018IIT BombayIPR Chair2018-02
Int Conf on Research and Business SustainabilityGNEC IIT RoorkeeIIT Roorkee2017-12
7th International Conference on Contemporary BusinessSingaporePDA2014-10
AJMC International Case ConferenceLUMS, Lahore, PakistanSelf2011-05
EBES 2012Antalya, TurkeyPDA2012-01
Int. Journal of Arts and Science Conf.Gottenheim, GermanyPDA2010-11
IJAS ConferenceRome, ItalyPDA2012-10
National Vedic Conference on the Relevance of Vedic Environmental Ethics in the Conservation of ContemporaHNB Garhwal Uni, SrinagarMSRVP Ujjain2016-03
EBES 2012Warsaw, PolandPDA2012-11
  • Academy of Management, Member
  • IIT Roorkee, Senator
  • Institution of Engineers, Fellow
  • All India Management association, Life Member
  • Anushruti - Nurturing Silence and Creating Life, Nominee of the Director, IIT Roorkee - Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Supply Chain analytics110107074UG/PG (NPTEL)Spring
Manufacturing StrategyBM643MBA IV SemesterSpring
Supply Chain ManagementBM-644MBA III SemesterAutumn
Production and Operations ManagementBM512MBA II SemesterSpring
Quantitative Techniques for ManagersBM 501MBA I SemesterAutumn
Quality Management BM-648MBASpring
Fundamentals of Innovation and Business Models IBM08B.Tech. Spring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Pricing of EnergyGeetanjali sharmaA2007-01
Sustainable Energy Strategy of India A Comprehensive EvaluationRudra RameshwarA2007-01
A Study of e-Applications in the Supply Chain of Sugar Industry of UPRupesh KumarA2009-01
Risk Assessment of Petrochemical Plants and RefineriesRavi sharmaA2008-01
Supply Chain ManagementK SriyogiA2009-01
Mergers and AcquisitionsSrinivasa Reddy KotapatiA2010-01
Bottom Of Pyramid and Co CreationKumkum BharatiA2012-01
Green MarketingVishnu NathA2011-01
Social Sustainability in Supply ChainMani VA2013-01
PDS and SCM issuesPradosh SinghalA2010-01
Risk ManagementSanjeev AroraA2010-01
Smart City IndexNeeraj SharmaA2014-01
Advanced Manufacturing Techniques and Sustainable ManufacturingAnkur GoyalA2015-01
Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing CompetitivenessDevendra Kumar DewanganA2013-01
Labour ProductivityVarun GoelA2014-01
CSR for Disaster MitigationRepaul KanjiA2014-01
Sustainable Development and SpiritualityKanupriya GuptaA2012-01
Supply Chain issues in Solid Waste Management Smeeta SripatiO2018-01
IT in Supply Chain Dinesh Chandra VaishO2016-01
Societal Sustainability of Business / Technology Incubators : A comparative study of private and publicRahul Singh RathoreO2016-01
Innovation Capabilities in HEIs in IndiaAnkur KashyapA2015-01
Inventory Management in HSCMPriyanka Saini O2016-01
Knowledge Management using Social Media for Disaster ManagementAnnie SinglaO2017-01
IT and SCMManisha BhardwajO2017-01
Innovation Capabilities of SMEsJuhi RaghuvanshiA2014-01
Manufacturing CompetitivenessSudeshna RathO2018-01
Design Thinking Jyoti Jinagal Karloopia O2019-01
Innovation in Product development Ashutosh Samadhia O2019-01
Transportation Safety Abdul Basit Khan O2018-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Yashvant Rao Chavan Open University Nasik, MaharashtraMeeting of National Advisory board (course material development)2013-04-20
Ajeenkya D Y Patil University, PuneGuest of Honour at International Conference "Incubation"2016-02-17
Institute of Technology Management, Ministry of Defence, MussorieTo deliver a special lecture in Virtual Lecture Series. The Lecture was live telecasted to 52 DRDO labs in the country.2016-03-17
IIM AhemdabadTo participate in Fourth Pan IIM WMC 20162016-12-12
Hitotsubashi University, JapanTo participate in HDCA2016 conference2016-09-01
Harvard University, Boston, USATo participate in 5th 21st century Conference2016-09-27
UMass, Boston, USATo deliver a special lecture2016-09-27
Harvard Business School, Boston, USAAcademic discussions with members of faculty2016-09-28
Sloan School of Management, MITAcademic discussions with members of faculty2016-09-28
Biyani Group of Colleges, JaipurKeynote speaker at 12th Anniversary India -Japan Fest on Leading Innovation and Strategies towards Stress Management2017-10-11
Quantum UniversityPanel Chair for a panel discussion held on Evolving Higher Education in India2017-10-15
UPES DehradunKeynote Speaker and Session Chair at Doctoral Colloquium2017-11-18
NITTTR ChandigarhExpert Lecture in STC at NITTTR Chandigarh2017-11-13
Gedu, BhutanTo participate 4th International Conference on Human Values in Higher Education2015-03-01
HMA Haridwar, BHELQuiz Master for regional level Quiz Competition of AIMA2017-11-08
Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamTo attend meeting of the project and participation in Int conference on Intellectual Property Management2014-09-01
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, DehradunSubject expert for Curriculum Revision for MBA Logistics Management and BBA Logistics Management2016-03-05
Amrapali, HaldwaniKeynote Speaker at Manthan 2017 on VUCA- Challenges and Opportunities2017-11-03
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, DenmarkTo participate in closure meeting of the project and attending Int Conf on Cocreating Social Entrepreneurship for Growth2014-04-01
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, DenmarkAttending the workshop of project2013-11-01
FGV-Sao Paulo, BrazilProject meeting and workshop on Social Entrepreneurship and Cocreation2013-08-01
Uttarakhand Technical University, DehradunGuest lectures at Research Methodology Course2016-06-23
IMD, Lausanne, SwitzerlandAcademic Discussions2010-12-01
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri LankaResource Person for Staff Development Programme, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce2016-05-25
Paris, FranceAcademic Tour2010-12-01
PDPMIIITDM JabalpurGuest lectures in summer school2016-07-01
RSTM Nagpur University NagpurPh D Viva Voce Examination2016-06-27
KIMEP University, Almatty, KazakhstanTo attend International conference on Revival of Silk Route2018-04-01
Poornima University JaipurTo deliver a special lecture on Industry 4.02018-05-05
EBES conference Bangkok, Thailand24th EBES Conference2018-01-10
CII and Embassy of FinlandBusiness meeting with Finnish Business Delegation2017-10-05
Takniki shiksha ka swarozagar mein mahatvaAIR2001-01
Rozagar ke naye avasar aur gramin yuvaAll India Radio2002-01
Computer shiksha ke vividh paksha aur swarozgarAll India Radio2002-01
Takniki shiksha ke vibhinna star aur swarozagarAll India Radio2003-01
Gramin vikas aur takniki shikshaAll India Radio2003-01
Swarozagar ke liye takniki shikhaAll India Radio2004-01
Gramin vikas aivam computer shikshaAll India Radio2004-01
Swarozagar hetu naye avasarAll India Radio2005-01
Bachat Ka MahtvaAll India Radio2006-01
Gyan Adharit ArthavyavasthaAll India Radio2008-01
Gyan adharit arthavyavastha ki chunotiya avam Bhartiya taiyariAll India Radio2008-01
Mobile taknik ke vividh aayamAll India Radio2011-01
Vagyanik PrabandhanAll India Radio2012-01
Paryavaran ki chunautiya avam hamari taiyyariAll India Radio2014-01
Swacha Bharat-Swastha Bharat ka mahtvaAll India Radio2015-01
Prabhandhan aur RozgarAll India Radio (100.5 FM)2017-01
Data securityAll India Radio (100.5 FM)2018-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Workshop on Design Thinking, Creative Thinking and InnovationIIM Ahemdabad, IIM Kolkatta, SPJIMR Mumbai2013-07
Capstone SimulationPDA2010-09
Structural Equation Modelling at IIM AhemdabadPDF2016-12
Structural Equation ModelingIIM Ahemdabad2016-12
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
National Conference on Scientific Validation of Traditional Knowledge on March 12-13, 2016MHRD-IPR Chair2016-03
How to Organize PlacementsCEC mode2010-04
2nd International Research Workshop on Spiritual and Ethical Foundations of Organizational DevelopmISOL2010-10
International Conclave on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in 21st Century Higher Educational InstitutesMHRD-IPR Chair, IIT Roorkee2013-11
One Day Workshop on School Education for Innovation and CreativityMHRD-IPR Chair2016-02
International Conference on Research in Business Sustainability on December 4-6, 2015Self2015-12
International Conference on Global Trends in Business and Sustainability Research 2016Registration Fee2016-12
STC on Social Media MarketingQIP Centre, IIT Roorkee2017-05
One week TOT on Innovation, IP and EntrepreneurshipIPR Chair2018-02
National Conference on Intellectual Property and EntrepreneurshipIPR Chair2018-03
First PAN IIT Management ConferenceICSSR, THDC and others2018-11
Himalayan SummitDIC, IIT Roorkee2019-05
3rd International Conference on Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership (ISOL 2011)ISOL2011-02
STC on Case Based Learning in Business and ManagementQIP Centre, IIT roorkee2011-06
STC on Structured Innovations in Higher Educational InstitutesMHRD-IPR Chair2013-03
Outreach Session on Management of IPRDIPP-IPR chair, IIT Roorkee2018-09
Special Lectures Delivered
Ram se Bara Ram ka Naamonline2020-05
Make in IndiaUmass, Boston, USA2016-09
Make in India Zero Defect Zero EffectCFFP, BHEL Haridwar2020-07
Make in India - Role of Supply ChainDepartment of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee2016-02
Evolving Synergy of Statistical AnalysisNIT Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)2015-12
Policy to Execution for IP ManagementIIT Roorkee2016-02
Innovation and Creativity for Sustainable AdvantageInstitute of Technology Management, Ministry of Defence, DRDO, Mussoorie2016-03
Skills for 21st CenturyInstitution of Engineers, Roorkee2017-07
Innovation Strategies for Stress ManagementJaipur2017-10
Theory Development in Social ScienceUPES Dehradun2017-11
Multi Criteria Decision Making in ResearchGNDEC Ludhiana2017-12
Corporate Governance in Ancient IndiaDepartment of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee2018-02
Role of IPR in Product DesignNIT Uttarakhand, Srinagar2018-02
Ethics in Sustainable DevelopmentTERI University New Delhi2018-02
Creativity and InnovationContinuing Education Centre, IIT Roorkee2017-08
"How to start a business"Quantum Global Campus, Roorkee2016-02
Effective use of Open Learning Resources in Learning and ResearchFDC, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar2017-12
Quiz MasterBHEL Haridwar2017-11
Inferential EconometricQIP Centre, IIT Roorkee2017-07
Keynote SpeakerDoon Business school Dehradun2017-07
Expert and Panel SpeakerVidya Knowledge Park, Meerut2017-06
Prospects and Challenges for IndiaDoon Business School, Dehradun2017-07
Make in India for Empowering YouthMethodist Girls P G College Roorkee2016-03
Innovation and Creativity for Enterprise DevelopmentQIP Centre, IIT Roorkee2016-06
Inculcating Spiritualism in the training of public servantsTraining Centre Bombuwala, Kaluthara, Sri Lanka2016-05
Technology and HappinessInstitution of Engineers, Roorkee Local Chapter, Roorkee2016-04
Assessment and the Methodology of Assessment of Spirituality in public sectorTraining Centre Bombuwala, Kaluthara, Sri Lanka2016-05
IPR for StartupsTIDES Incubation Centre Roorkee2018-02
Entrepreneurship and InnovationMotherhood University, Roorkee2017-03
Excellence in TeachingPriyadarshini Group of Institutions Nagpur2016-06
Industry 4.0 and Indian ReadinessPoornima University , Jaipur2018-05
MCDM TechniquesGNDEC, Ludhiana2018-12
Changing face of Higher Education in IndiaHNB Garhwal University, Chauras Campus, Srinagar2017-09
Financing Options for Municipal BodiesQIP Centre, IIT Roorkee2016-08
Active Learning and Growth of OrganizationsHRDC, BHEL Haridwar2018-09
Toyota Production SystemCFFP, BHEL Ranipur2018-11
Innovation and Business ModelsLive session under NPTEL course2018-09
Supply Chain AnalyticsIIT Roorke2019-05
IP ManagementSR Himalayan University, Jolly Grant Dehradun2019-05
IPR, PCT and Technology TransferNIT Uttarakhand2019-05
Books Authored
  • Vinay Kumar Nangia, Vinay Sharma, Rajat Agrawal, Ritika Mahajan, Masters Speak: Management Education in India, Bloomsbury India, 2014.
Books Authored
  1. Nangia, V., Sharma, V. , Agrawal, R., and Mahajan, R.,  (2014). Masters Speak: Management Education in India. Bloomsbury India Publications.
  2.  Huong Ha, R.Lalitha, S.Fernando, A.Mahmood (Editors) (2015). Strategic Disaster Risk Management in Asia. Chapter authors: Sharma, V., Joshi K.K. and Agrawal R. Mitigating Disaster through Community Involvement and Righteous Practices in Himalayan Region of Uttarakhand, India, Springer.
  3. John Wang (Editor) (2014). Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization. Chapter authors: Rupesh Kumar, Rajat Agrawal, Vinay Sharma, Barriers to E-Application in Agrifood Supply Chain, IGI Global DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5202-6.ch022
  4. Mani, V., Agrawal, R., Sharma, V (2015). Flexibility in Socially Sustainable Business Practices in India: A Study of Two Cases. “FLEXIBLE CAPACITY BUILDING IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC” under the Book Series on Flexible Systems Management. India: Springer.
  5. Mani, V., Agrawal, R., Sharma, V., Kavitha, T.N. (2015).SUPPLY CHAIN SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY AND MANUFACTURING. Handbook of Research on Strategic Management of Sustainable Manufacturing Operations. India: IGI Global
  6. Agrawal R., Sharma V. (2018) Intellectual property and Entrepreneurship . Edited Book, Published by IPR Chair, IIT Roorkee, ISBN: 978-93-5300-625-9
Refereed Journal Papers

ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9870-4097

Year 2020 



Nath, Vishnu, Rajat Agrawal, (2020). Agility and Lean Practices as antecedents of Supply Chain Social Sustainability, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-09-2019-0642

Rathore R. S.,  Rajat Agrawal, (2020). Measuring Performance of Business Incubators: A Literature Review and Theoretical Framework Development.    http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3573354   (At SSRN, this paper is among top 10 most downloaded papers since April 2020)

Kanji, R.,  Rajat Agrawal, (2020). Exploring the use of corporate social responsibility in building disaster resilience through sustainable development in India: An interpretive structural modelling approach, Progress in Disaster Science, Vol 6, 100089, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pdisas.2020.100089 (Elsevier)

Raghuvanshi  J., Rajat Agrawal, (2020), " Revitalization of Indian SMEs for sustainable development through innovation", Business Strategy and  Development,   ERP Environment and John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 

Kahyap, A., Ghosh, P.K., Rajat Agrawal, (2020), "Intellectual property: Country-wise trends of contributors and indicators in the knowledge economy", International Journal of Intellectual Property Management, 10 (1), 35-51   DOI: 10.1504/IJIPM.2020.104996

Sharma, R.K., Gopalaswami, N., Gurjar, B.R., Rajat Agrawal (2020) "Assessment of failure and consequences analysis of an accident: A case study", Engineering Failure Analysis, 109 (January), Article Number 104192,  DOI: 10.1016/j.engfailanal.2019.104192

Year 2019 

Kashyap, A., Rajat Agrawal, (2019), " Scale development and modelling of intellectual property creation capability in higher education", Journal of Intellectual Capital,  21 (1) 115-138 DOI: 10.1108/JIC-09-2018-0168

Goyal,A.,  Rajat Agrawal, Saha, C., (2019), "Quality management for sustainable manufacturing: Moving from number to impact of defects", Journal of Cleaner Production,  241, Article No. 118348, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118348  (This paper is also reported as one of the important researches from India in Current Science Vol 117 No. 12, 25 December 2019.)

Kashyap, A., Rajat Agrawal, (2019), "Academia a new knowledge supplier to the industry! Uncovering barriers in the process", Journal of Advances in Management Research, 16(5), 715-733, DOI: 10.1108/JAMR-02-2019-0017

Negi, A.S., Khanna, A., Rajat Agrawal, (2019), "Psychological health, stressors and coping mechanism of engineering students", International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, Taylor & Francis, 24(4), 511-520, DOI: 10.1080/02673843.2019.1570856

Raghuvanshi  J., Rajat Agrawal, Ghosh, P.K., (2019), "Measuring the innovation capability of micro enterprises in India: Construct development and validation", Benchmarking,  26(5), 1405-1430  DOI: 10.1108/BIJ-08-2018-0229

Negi, A.S., Khanna, A., Rajat Agrawal, (2019), "Spirituality as predictor of depression, anxiety and stress among engineering students", Journal of Public Health, Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer NatureDOI: 10.1007/s10389-019-01092-2

Raghuvanshi  J., Rajat Agrawal, Ghosh, P.K., (2019), "Taxonomy of innovation capability framework with future directions", International Journal of Business Excellence, 17 (3), 265-289, DOI: 10.1504/IJBEX.2019.097958

Kant, S., Chandra, P., Sharma, V., Rajat Agrawal, (2019), "Gandhian management perspective for enhancing productivity and innovation in public sector organisation", International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise, 6(1),  92-119,  DOI: 10.1504/IJIE.2019.100036

Ankur Goyal, Rajat Agrawal, Rakesh Kumar Chokhani, and Chiraranjan Saha (2019), " Waste Reduction through Kaizen approach: A case study of a Company in India", Waste management & Research ,  Sage, 37 (1), 102-107                                 DOI: 10.1177/0734242X18796205

Year 2018 

Rajat Agrawal, Goyal, A. (2018), "Waste to energy plants for energy and municipal solid waste management in Indian perspective", Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, IEOM Society International 

Sharma, R.K., Gurjar, B.R., Rajat Agrawal (2018), "Lessons learned from fuel storage accidents: Aftermaths and challenges ahead", Institution of Chemical Engineers Symposium Series, May (163)

A Kashyap, R Agrawal, PK Ghosh (2018), "Examining higher educational institutes for better growth of national economy through structured innovation", International Journal of Innovation in Education, Vol. 5 No. 1, PP 61-78, Inderscience 

Kumkum Bharti, and Rajat Agrawal (2018), "High Customer Involvement: an essential element for effective co-creation", Int. J. of Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp 431-451, Inderscience 


Kumkum Bharti, Rajat Agrawal and Vinay Sharma (2018), "Embrace, before it is too late! Prediction of future studies on value co-creation", International Journal of Business Excellence, Vol. (14), No. (1), PP 121-151, Inderscience 

Year 2017 

Raghuvanshi J., Rajat Agrawal and Ghosh, P.K. (2017), " Analysis of Barriers to Women Entrepreneurship: The DEMATEL Approach", The Journal of Entrepreneurship, Vol 26, No. 2, pp 220-238, Sage, DOI: 10.1177/0971355717708848

Sharma, N. and Rajat Agrawal (2017), "Prioritizing Environmental and Transportation indicators in Global Smart Cities: Key Takeaway from Select Cities Across the Globe ", Nature Environment and Pollution Technology, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp -727-736

Mishra S., Kant S., Sharma V. and Rajat Agrawal (2017), " Decision dilemma in maintaining industrial peace in PSU in India", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, https://doi.org/10.1108/EEMCS-06-2016-0117

Sharma N. and Rajat Agrawal (2017), "Locating a wind energy project: A case of leading oil and gas producer in India", Vision, Vol 21, No. 2, pp 172-194, Sage, DOI: 10.1177/0972262917709390

Year 2016 

Mani V., Rajat Agrawal, Angappa Gunasekaran, Thanos Papadopoulos, Rameshwar Dubey and Stephen J.Childe (2016) "Social Sustainability in Supply Chain: Construct development and measurement validation", Ecological Indicators, Vol 71, pp 270-279, Elsevier 

Kanji, R., Agrawal Rajat (2016). Models of Corporate Social Responsibility: Comparison, Evolution and Convergence,  IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review, 5 (2) pp 141-155, DOI: 10.1177/2277975216634478, Sage 

Ankur Goyal and Rajat Agrawal (2016), "Environmental Sustainability Through Advanced Manufacturing Management Systems", Book of Abstracts- XX Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, 2016 ISBN 9781786354181, Emerald 

Repaul Kanji and Rajat Agrawal (2016), Models of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Comparative Understanding, IIMS Journal of Management Science, Vol. 7, No. 1, January-April, 2016, pp- 38-54, DOI: 10.5958/0976-173X.2016.00004.X, IIM Shillong 

Mani.V, Agrawal, R., Sharma, V. and Kavitha.T.N (2016) ‘Socially sustainable business practices in indian manufacturing industries: a study of two companies’, Int. J. Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp.18–44. Inderscience

Pradosh Singhal, Rajat Agrawal, Vinay Sharma (2016), Significance of Supply Chain Management in Public Distribution System, Journal of Supply Chain Management Systems, Vol 5, Issue 1 (January), pp 27-32

Ritika Mahajan, Rajat Agrawal, Vinay Sharma, Vinay Nangia , (2016),"Analysis of challenges for management education in India using total interpretive structural modelling", Quality Assurance in Education, Vol. 24 Iss 1 pp. 95 - 122, Emerald

Chanana L., Agrawal R., Punia D.K., (2016) Service Quality Parameters for Mobile Government Services in India, Global Business Review, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp 136-146, SAGE

Year 2015 

Sanjoy Sircar Rajat Agrawal SK Shanthi K. Srinivasa Reddy , (2015) "Guest editorial",  Journal of Strategy and Management , Vol. 8 Iss: 4, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSMA-09-2015-0070Emerald 

Kumkum Bharti, Rajat Agrawal, Vinay Sharma , (2015), Value Co creation Literature Review and Proposed Conceptual Framework, International Journal of Market Research, Vol 57, No. 4, pp 571- 603 , The Market Research Society, DOI : 10.2501/IJMR-2015-012

V. Mani, Rajat Agrawal,  Vinay Sharma , (2015),"Social sustainability in the supply chain: analysis of enablers", Management Research Review, Vol. 38 Iss 9 pp. 1016 - 1042, Emerald

Mani.V, Rajat Agrawal and Vinay Sharma, (2015) Social sustainability practices in the supply chain of Indian manufacturing industries, Int. J. Automation and Logistics, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp 211- 233, Inderscience

Sharma, R.K., Gurjar B.R., Singhal A.V., Wate S.R., Ghuge S.P., Agrawal R. (2015), Automation of Emergency Response for Petroleum Oil Storage Terminal, Safety Science Vol 72, pp 262-273, Elsevier

Year 2014

Sengar A., Sharma V., Agrawal R., Bharti K., (2014) Prioritisation of Barriers to Rural Markets: integrating fuzzy logic and AHP, Int J. of Business and Emerging Markets, Vol 6, No. 4, pp 371-394, Inderscience

Nath, V., Agrawal, R., Gautam, A., Sharma, V., (2014) Green Marketing Promotion Tools and Indian Consumers' Green Purchase Intentions, In J. of Business Competitiveness & Growth Vol. 3, No.4, Inderscience

Year 2013

Agrawal Rajat, Bharti Kumkum, Sharma Vinay, Sengar Anita, (2013)  Innovative Product Development at the Bootom of Pyramid, International Journal of Spirituality and Organization Leadership, Vol. 1, No.2, pp 50-61

Nath V., Kumar, R., Agrawal, R., Gautam, A. & Sharma, V. (2013).   Consumer adoption of green products: Modeling the enablers, Global Business Review, Vol. 14, No.3, Sage

Kumar R., Nath V., Agrawal R., and Sharma V., (2013), Performance Measurement   of Sugar Supply Chain, Journal of Management Research- SCMS Noida, Vol.1, No.1, pp 3-14, Bloomsbury

Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., Sharma V.,  (2013), Integrated Association of Micro,  Small and Medium Enterprises of India (IamSME of India): Making of an Institution,  European Case Clearing House (ECCH) Case No. 213-032-1 and Teaching notes, 213-032-8

Reddy C.S.K., Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., (2013) Indian economic-policy reforms,     bank mergers, and lawful proposals: The ex-ante and ex-post 'lookup'. Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp 601-622 Elsevier

Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., Sharma V.,  (2013), Faridabad Small Industries      Association (FSIA): Role model for MSME Association, European Case Clearing  House (ECCH) Case No. 213-031-1 and Teaching notes, 213-031-8

Agrawal R., Nangia V.K., Reddy C.S.K., (2013) Reengineering, crafting and       comparing business valuation models–The advisory exemplar. International Journal   of Commerce and Management, Vol. 23, No. 3, Emerald

Reddy C.S.K., Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., (2013), Corporate mergers and financial   performance: A new assessment of Indian cases. Nankai Business Review    International, Vol.4, No.2, Emerald

Sharma R.K., Gurjar B.R., Wate S.R., Ghuge S.P., Agrawal R., (2013), Assessment    of an accidental vapour cloud explosion: Lessons from the Indian Oil Corporation          Ltd. accident at Jaipur, India, Journal of  Loss Prevention in the Process   Industries. Vol. 26, No. 1, 82-90, Elsevier

Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., Reddy C.S.K., (2013), Share repurchases, signaling effect  and implications for corporate governance: Evidence from India. Asia-Pacific     Journal of Management Research and Innovation, Vol. 9, No. 1, Sage

Year 2012

Agrawal R., Nangia V.K., Reddy C.S.K., (2012) (Case & Instructor’s Notes): Drop-  offs in the Asian Electronics Market: Unloading Bolipps and Canssonic. Emerald  Emerging Markets Case Studies, 2(8), 1-12, Emerald

Nath V., Kumar R., Agrawal R., Gautam A. and Sharma V., (2012), Green Behaviors  of Indian Consumers, International Journal of Research in Management, Economics and Commerce, Vol. 2, No. 11, pp. 488-498, Indus Education

Agrawal R., Reddy C.S.K., (2012) Designing Case studies from Secondary Sources-   A Conceptual Framework. International Management Review, Vol. 8, No. 2 Pp 63-  70, American Scholars Press

Kumar N., Saxena S., Agrawal R., (2012), SCM: Road Ahead with a literature  review based Analysis, Journal of SCM Systems, Vol.1, No.4, pp 37-56

Agrawal R., Nath V., Gautam A., Sharma V., (2012), A Framework for Green   Product Adoption by Indian Consumers,  International Journal of Research in Computer Application & Management (ISSN- 2231-1009), Vol. 2, No.5, pp 1-7

Year 2011

Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., Sharma V., Arora S., (2011), Supplier Buyer Relationship and Revival- An important stage between decline and turnaround- The Case of Jauss Polymers, European Case Clearing House (ECCH) Case No. 311-261-1

Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., Sharma V., Arora S., (2011), Teaching Notes for Supplier Buyer Relationship and Revival- An important stage between decline and turnaround-   The Case of Jauss Polymers, European Case Clearing House (ECCH) Case No.  311-261-8

Reddy C S K., Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., (2011), Mysterious Broken  Cross-Country  M& A Deal: Bharti Airtel- MTN, Journal of the International Academy for Case   studies (JIACS, a publication of Allied Academics)

Agrawal R., Reddy C.S.K., Nangia V.K., (2011), School for the Deaf- A Social  Initiative of IIT Roorkee, Published vide http://ssrn.com/abstract=1980821

Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., Reddy C.S.K., (2011), Open Offers and Shareholders Earnings- Evidence from India, published vide http://ssrn.com/abstract=1763153

Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., Reddy C.S.K., (2011), Business Valuation: Modelling Forecasting Hurdle Rate, Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting(ISSN- 1946- 052X), Vol 3, No.1 : E6, pp 86-102

Sharma, V., Agrawal R., (2011), Case Analysis- Tata Gold Plus: the Success Story of   the ‘Nano’ of the Jewellery Market, Vikalpa, Volume 36, No. 3, pp 140-141

Nangia, V.K., Agrawal, R., Sharma, V., and Reddy, K.S., (2011) Conglomerate  Diversification through Cross-Continent Acquisition: Vedanta weds Cairn India, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, Emerald Publishers, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1- 15

Reddy, K.S., Nangia V.K., Agrawal R., (2011), Review, rewriting and impact of       Indian takeover code, International Journal of Law and Management, Vol. 53,   Issue: 4, pp.241 – 251, Emerald

Year 2010

 Kumar R., Organero M.M., Agrawal R., (2010), XML Secure Documents for a Secure e-Commerce Architecture,  Global Journal of Enterprise Information  System, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp 35-45

Rameshwar R., Agrawal R., Pathak M.K.,(2010),  Review of State Electricity Boards and Indian Energy Sector: A Case Study, International Energy Journal, Vol. 11, No.2.

Year 2008

Agrawal R. (2008), “Creating Competitive Advantage through Knowledge   Management”, Review of Business and Technology Research, MTMI, ISSN 1941-  9414, Vol. 1, No. 1,  pp. 1-5


National Journals 

  • Agrawal Rajat (2018), Supply Chain for Humanitarian Issues: Issues and Challenges, Materials Management Review, Vol 14, Issue 11, pp 20-22, Indian Institute of Materials Management 

  • Rajat Agrawal and Ankur Kashyap (2017), Indian HEIs should evolve into knowledge suppliers and not be mere distributors, Indian Management- The Journal of  AIMA, December, pp85-90, Business Standard

  • Ghosh P.K., Agrawal R., Kashyap A., (2016) A Model for Innovation at Higher Education Institution for Nation Building, University News, 54 (5) Feb 01-07, pp 164-166, AIU

  • Mani, V., Agrawal, R. and Sharma, V. (2014). It is time to change, Indian Management- The Journal of AIMA, 53(1), 42-46. Business Standard.  (This paper was re published in 53(12) as one of the best article of the year2014.)
  • Sengar, A., Sharma, V., Agrawal, R. and Bharti, K. (2014). Rural marketing: An answer to economic development in emerging markets. Indian Management- The Journal of AIMA, 53(1), 48- 53. Business Standard
  • Sharma V., Joshi K. and Agrawal R. (2014). Empowering Women through Social Entrepreneurship. Indian Management- The Journal of AIMA, 53 (4), 58-63, Business Standard
  • Bharti K., Agrawal R., Sharma V. (2013), Will Value Co-Creation help   the Bottom of the Pyramid, Indian Management- The Journal of   AIMA, Vol. 52, No. 7, pp64-66, Business Standard
  • Agrawal R., (2009), “Social Entrepreneurship through Management Tools”,    Managing India, Vol 1, pp 13-15
  • Agrawal R.(2008) , “A Vedic Approach to Manager”, Gurukula Shodh Bharati, Vol 9,  pp 217-222.
  • Agrawal R., Agrawal P. (2006), “ Vyaparik vatavaran ki prachin bhartiya avdharana”, Gurukula Shodh Bharati, Vol 5, pp.201-205.
  • Agrawal M., Agrawal R. (2005), “Prabandhan avam netratvakala ka vaidik swaroop”, Gurukula Shodh Bharati , Vol 4, pp57-64.
  • Agrawal R. (2004), “Prabandhan- ek vaidik drishtikon”, Gurukula Shodh Bharati, Vol. 1, PP139-145.
  • Agrawal R. (2001), “Learning organisation- strength of economy”, Gurukula Patrika,  Vol 53, April- July, pp.66-68.
  • Agrawal R. (2001), “Management of transition: challenges and opportunities”, Gurukula Patrika, Vol. 52, Jan- March, pp. 72-81.

Articles Published in Business, Economy and Management Magazines of repute

  1.  Kirana shops can be extended arms for e-commerce players, Published online on June 4, 2020 at TPCI Perspective. https://ibt.tpci.in/blogs/kirana-shops-can-be-extended-arms-for-e-commerce-players/#.Xtu3q0uQaIU.linkedin
  1. Startups should pitch on their ability to repurpose quickly, Published on May 16, 2020 at TPCI Perspective. https://ibt.tpci.in/blogs/startups-should-pitch-on-their-ability-to-repurpose-quickly/#.XsLVBVaeKw4.linkedin
  1. RBI measures to ease concerns of NBFCs, provide relief to banks, borrowers, Published in Financial Express on April 23, 2020, https://www.financialexpress.com/money/rbi-measures-to-ease-concerns-of-nbfcs-provide-relief-to-banks-borrowers/1937776/?fbclid=IwAR0Mg_xHSLCJP5rrLjCZMIeoxyS18GGRhmHeytQ7BwX-1OTmqf91SFGWis4  
  1. Is it a viable method to shield the country’s economy from the impact of the global epidemic, Published in Business world on March 30, 2020, http://www.businessworld.in/article/Is-It-A-Viable-Method-To-Shield-The-Country-s-Economy-From-The-Impact-Of-The-Global-Epidemic-/30-03-2020-187681/?fbclid=IwAR0Cwb34zztODD3LSKW3ngatuc3pP08XVWSPwzo1EIKAz5luKoUH4DmFzaQ  
  1. Agrawal, R. (2020), Risk Reduction through Humanitarian Supply Chain Development, Geography and You, 20     (1-2): 40-45

      6.   Agrawal, R. (2019), Paryavaran sanrakshan ki chunotiyan evam hamare prayas, Manthan (IITR Publication), Vol 17.

7. Agrawal, R. (2019), Competitiveness and ease of doing business: analysis of indian economy, Vyapar Expert, Oct- Dec 2019.

8.   Agrawal. R. and Goyal. A. (2019), Waste-to-energy plants: a sustainable way for municipal solid waste management from indian perspective, Solid Waste and Waste Water Magazine, September 2019.

Conference Papers 

  • Goyal Ankur, Agrawal Rajat : Disclosures of Environmental Performance: An Essential Element in the Success of "Mak in India" at the International Conference on Strategies in Volatile and Uncertain Environment for Emerging Markets, on July 14 & 15, 2017 at Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, India. 


  • Goyal Ankur, Agrawal Rajat : Advanced Manufacturing Management System for Environmental Sustainability at the International Conference on Strategies in Volatile and Uncertain Environment for Emerging Markets, on July 14 & 15, 2017 at Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, India. 





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