Mohan V. Tatikonda

Mohan V. Tatikonda
Indiana University Bloomington | IUB

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This study examines how resource acquisition timing affects a venture's ability to accelerate milestone achievement. We examine acquisition timing decisions for three types of resources: material resources, facilities and equipment resources, and human resources. Two venture milestones are examined: accomplishment of the first sale and achievement...
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In recent years, many urban areas have established healthcare coalitions composed of autonomous (and often competing) hospitals, with the goal of improving emergency preparedness and response. We study the role of such coalitions in the specific context of response to multiple-casualty incidents in an urban setting, where on-scene responders must d...
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Purpose: Ophthalmologists serve an increasing volume of a growing elderly population undergoing increasingly complex outpatient medical care, including extensive diagnostic testing and treatment. The resulting prolonged patient visit times ("patient flow times") limit quality, patient and employee satisfaction, and represent waste. Lean Six Sigma...
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Successful collaboration between new product development (NPD) teams maintained by competitors (so-called horizontal NPD collaboration) requires the use of formal modes of management control that simultaneously coordinate the teams' interdependent development activities and encourage their cooperative behavior. Nevertheless, prior theoretical and e...
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This paper investigates a new type of humanitarian organization designed to coordinate government, non-profit, and private response organizations in the event of an urban multiple casualty incident (UMCI). These coordinating agents improve system response by providing on-scene responders with capacity information about the healthcare organizations...
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An increasingly important issue facing new product development (NPD) project managers is to ensure that their teams develop high quality products in a timely manner and within budget. Managers try to achieve this by exercising managerial control over their project teams in a way that stimulates this adherence to organizational goals without hamperi...
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Large-truck accidents disrupt supply chain flows, and often result in devastating losses including personal injuries, deaths, and property damage. In this study, we hypothesize four managerially controllable driver characteristics that may reduce large-truck accident likelihoods. We test individually each hypothesis using a Kaplan-Meier survival an...
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We investigate relationships between operational capabilities and new venture survival. On the basis of operations management and entrepreneurship literature, we develop a contingency framework of operational capabilities especially appropriate at different life phases of a new venture's evolution. We expect that in the first years of a new venture...
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Biomedical research enterprises require a large number of core facilities and resources to supply the infrastructure necessary for translational research. Maintaining the financial viability and promoting efficiency in an academic environment can be particularly challenging for medical schools and universities. The Indiana Clinical and Translationa...
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Generating gene and cell therapy products under Good Manufacturing Practices is a complex process. Determining the cost of these products must consider the large number of supplies used for manufacturing and the personnel and facility costs to generate vector and maintain a cleanroom facility. To facilitate cost estimates, the Indiana University Ve...
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This research develops a conceptual model for predicting success of process improvement projects as a result of knowledge-creation practices employed in the projects. The model is empirically examined in the context of Six Sigma black belt projects. New scales are developed to measure explicit- and tacit-knowledge-creation practices in process impr...
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We examine the content of continuous improvement strategies and identify infrastructure decision areas that are important for continuous improvement initiatives. We present a framework of infrastructure based on the idea that continuous improvement can serve as a dynamic capability when it includes a comprehensive organizational context. Further, w...
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The indiscriminate nature of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology creates unique privacy issues. RFID holds great promise as a disruptive technology that will reshape the way individuals live. However, the undeniable privacy concerns, not only of data collected by RFID in particular, but also other indiscriminate technologies that are s...
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This paper empirically examines the acquisition of a technology from a source outside the firm and its incorporation into a new or existing operational process. We refer to this key activity in process innovation as external technology integration. This paper develops a conceptual framework of external technology integration based on organizational...
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A u t h o r ' s p e r s o n a l c o p y Abstract This paper investigates behavioral factors influencing a supply manager's decision to insource or outsource the manufacture of a product component. To do so we posit a theoretical framework that integrates the heretofore distinct operational make–buy literature and the behavioral decision-making lite...
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Purpose – To provide an update on a paper published in 1987 in IJOPM. Design/methodology/approach – Provides an assessment and update of “An agenda for research on the flexibility of manufacturing processes”. Findings – Gerwin's seminal work added welcome rigor to a concept, manufacturing flexibility, which had gained prominence during the previo...
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This paper empirically examines the process of acquiring technology from a source, external to the firm, and incorporating it into a new product or operational process under development. We refer to this key activity in product and process innovation as external technology integration. This paper develops a conceptual model of external technology i...
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This article addresses the transfer of new product technologies from outside the firm for integration into a new product system as part of a product development effort. Product technology transfer is a key activity in the complex process of new product development and is the fundamental link in the technology supply chain. Product technology transf...
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The management of new service development (NSD) has become an important competitive concern in many service industries. However, NSD remains among the least studied and understood topics in the service management literature. As a result, our current understanding of the critical resources and activities to develop new services is inadequate given N...
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The management of new service development (NSD) has become an important competitive concern in many service industries. However, NSD remains among the least studied and understood topics in the service management literature. As a result, our current understanding of the critical resources and activities to develop new services is inadequate given N...
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Cet article adopte une vision pluridisciplinaire de l'innovation en intégrant les perspectives opérationnelles et marketing sur le développement de produits. Le cadre conceptuel repose sur l'approche fondée sur les ressources de la firme et sur la théorie du traitement organisationnel de l'information pour caractériser les relations entre les facte...
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This paper adopts a multidisciplinary view of innovation by integrating operations and marketing perspectives of product development. The conceptual framework builds on the resource-based view of the firm and organizational information-processing theory to characterize relationships among organizational process factors, product development capabili...
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This paper develops a conceptual typology of inward technology transfer (ITT), which explicitly considers technology transfer at the project, rather than the firm, level of analysis. Building on extant technology management literature and the organizational theories of information processing and interdependence, we carefully characterize the three...
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This paper develops a conceptual typology of inward technology transfer (ITT), which explicitly considers technology transfer at the project, rather than the firm, level of analysis. Building on extant technology management literature and the organizational theories of information processing and interdependence, we carefully characterize the three...
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This paper investigates project management methods used during the execution phase of new product development projects. Based on prior field observations, organizational theory and product development literature, we pose hypotheses regarding the effectiveness of the project execution methods of formality, project management autonomy and resource fl...
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This paper investigates project management methods used during the execution phase of new product development projects. Based on prior field observations, organizational theory and product development literature, we pose hypotheses regarding the effectiveness of the project execution methods of formality, project management autonomy and resource fl...
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This paper applies the construct of task uncertainty to study relationships between product development project characteristics and project outcomes. The authors characterize product development projects in terms of their technology novelty and project complexity levels. This characterization is based on product development literature and organizat...
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We investigate project management methods used during the execution phase of new product development projects. Hierarchical moderated regression tests on a 120-project sample show for-mality, autonomy and resource flexibility are singly and collectively associated with project exe-cution success, suggesting firms can indeed "balance firmness and fl...
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Many firms now realize the importance of planning product families and product platforms. However, little research addresses planning and execution of different types of projects within a product family platform series. This study investigates project characteristics, development challenges, typical outcomes, and success factors for product develop...
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Many firms now realize the importance of planning product families and product platforms. However, little research addresses planning and execution of different types of projects within a product family platform series. This study investigates project characteristics, development challenges, typical outcomes, and success factors for product develop...
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The Organizational and technological basis of production does not stand still, even in apparently ‘mature’ industries. Printed circuit board assembly has long been regarded as best conducted with well-known techniques in low-wage economies. That has steadily changed, based not only on innovations specific to the industry but more importantly on inc...
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This paper contributes a novel methodology for operations analysis of computer integrated manufacturing systems. The methodology employs an integrated set of personal computer-based manufacturing systems modelling software, and is conducted in three stages. The methodology is illustrated in detail for analysis of materials flow and staffing for a f...
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Cost management systems of various companies focus primarily on production-related costs. However, the greatest opportunity to control product cost occurs at the time of design and development, not during the manufacturing phase. This article describes a number of tools for designing and developing cost-effective products. The information provided...
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Design for assembly (DFA) is a tool which improves the manufacturability of assembled products and serves a critical role in developing new products and reengineering existing products. DFA's objectives, applications, and limitations are described and the implementation and utilization of DFA are illustrated via case study. DFA can be quite effecti...
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Rapid time-to-market for new products has been recognized as a critical capability for manufacturers aiming to succeed in an arena of time-based competition. This paper summarizes findings from seven case studies on the management of the time dimension in new product development projects. Challenges to achieving rapid time-to-market are identified,...
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Results are reported from an empirical study of classification and coding (CC) system usage among manufacturers. The investigation, selection, justification, implementation and operation of CC systems by six user firms are presented in case study form. A case history of a former CC system user is also presented. User characteristics and experiences...
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An attempt is made to determine the potential impacts of modern technologies and managerial procedures on printed circuit board assembly operations in lesser-developed newly industrializing and developed countries. This is done to assess implications for global competitiveness. Empirical data on manufacturing operations were gathered, and analytica...
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This article introduces the subject of cost accounting for quality and productivity improvement. A historical basis for cost accounting is developed. Method changes required to support just-in-time and other modern manufacturing environments are described.
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This paper empirically examines the process of acquiring technology from a source, external to the firm, and incorporating it into a new product or operational process under development. We refer to this key activity in product and process innovation as external technology integration. This paper develops a conceptual model of external technology i...

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