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Nishant Kumar

Assistant Professor
Production & Operations Management
Chairperson, Career Development Services

Nishant K Verma is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. He also holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (B. E.) in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi. His doctoral research included the analysis of various flexibility issues in supply chains. This includes the study of flexible replenishment policies in the context of Vendor Managed Inventory and the flexibility requirements of manufacturing firms in general and manufacturing start-ups in particular. His other research interests include ‘Event Studies in Operations Management’ and issues in Supply Chain Management.


  • Chowdhury, S & Verma, N.K. (2024). Walking a tightrope: Impact of adopting voluntary right-to-repair policy on firm profit and consumer welfare. International Journal of Production Economics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2024.109253
  • Jha, A.K., & Verma, N. K. (2023). Social Media Platforms and User Engagement: A Multi-Platform Study on One-way Firm Sustainability Communication. Information Systems Frontierhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10796-023-10376-8
  • Verma, N. K., & Chatterjee, A. K. (2023). Process flexibility in the presence of product modularity: Does modularity help?. International Journal of Production Economics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2022.108723.  
  • Verma, N. K., Jha, A.K., Bose, I., & Ngai E.W.T. (2023). A Market Value Analysis of Buyer-Supplier Relationship Building Awards. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2022.3230079.
  • Basu, D., Mitra, S., & Verma, N. K. (2022). Mitigating credit risk: modelling and optimizing coinsurance in loan pricing. Applied Economics. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2022.2115000.
  • Jha, A. K., Verma, N. K., Bose, I. (2022). Measuring and managing digital supply chain performance. In MacCarthy, B. & Ivanov, D. (Ed.). The digital supply chain (pp.199-209). Elsevier.
  • Jha, A.K., Verma, N.K. Social Media Sustainability Communication: An Analysis of Firm Behaviour and Stakeholder Responses. Information Systems Frontier (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10796-022-10257-6
  • Srinivasan, R., Jha, A.K., Verma, N.K. To talk or not?: An analysis of firm-initiated social media communication's impact on firm value preservation during a massive disruption across multiple firms and industries. Decision Sciences (2022). https://doi.org/10.1111/deci.12563
  • Verma, N. K., & Chatterjee, A. K. (2017). A multiple-retailer replenishment model under VMI: Accounting for the retailer heterogeneity. Computers & Industrial Engineering104, 175-187.
  • Verma, N. K., Chakraborty, A., & Chatterjee, A. K. (2014). Joint replenishment of multi retailer with variable replenishment cycle under VMI. European Journal of Operational Research233(3), 787-789.

Working Papers:

  • Prashant Chintapalli and Nishant K Verma. “Handling Supply Disruption Through Modularity and Remanufacturing: A Competitive and Cooperative Analysis”
  • Ashish K Jha and Nishant K Verma. “Social Media Sustainability Communication: An Analysis of Firm Behaviour and Stakeholder Responses”.

Select Conferences:

  • ‘Giving the Right Signals: Empirical Investigation of the Efficacy of Supplier Awards as Market Signal Mechanism’ XIX Annual International Conference of Society of Operations Management. Kolkata, India. December 2015
  • ‘Generalized joint replenishment model for multi-retailer scenario under VMI’ 27th European Conference on Operational Research. Glasgow, England, July 2015.
  • ‘Exclusive outlets & E-tailing - Manufacturer's strategic instruments’ OR/MS Conference, INFORMS Annual Meeting 2014, San Francisco, California, USA

Highest CGPA in the FPM coursework at IIM Calcutta

Reviewer: Decision Support Systems

Reviewer: Annual International Conference of Society of Operations Management

FPM, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

BE, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi