Purnendu Mandal

Contact

Dr. Purnendu Mandal
Professor of Management and Marketing

Phone: (409) 880-8634
Email: mandalpx@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 207

Ph.D.   Bradford University,  England
M.Tech.   Indian Institute of Technology,  India
B.Tech   Indian Institute of Technology,  India

Courses Taught

MBA:

Strategic Management 

Bachelors:

Introduction to Business Technologies 
Principles of Management Information Systems
Project Management and Practice 

Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:

Mandal taught 4 courses at MBA and Executive MBA level at Singapore. 

Managing Business in Global Context
Sustainable Enterprise
Managing Entrepreneurial Enterprises
Strategy & Leadership.

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Professor, Lamar University (2004 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Professor and Associate Dean Research, James Cook University (July, 2012 - August, 2014), Singapore, Singapore.

Associate Professor, Marshall University (July, 2000 - August, 2004), Huntington, West Virginia.

Non-Academic Experience 

Strategic Partner, International Center for ASEANA Management (August, 2013 - Present), Bali, Indonesia.

Director, Texas Healthtech Institute (January, 2010 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Owner, East Asia Development Inc (November, 2012 - December, 2014), Singapore, Singapore. 

Service

Professional Service 

Advisor:
2010:  Monash University, Australia.  External Expert on Doctoral Thesis: The concept of Quality in Higher Education (Mary Gifford Anderson)

Board Member: PRJ Editorial Review Board
2015:  International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (International).
2013 – 2015:  International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (International).
2011 – 2015:  International Journal of Information Systems & Change Management. (International).
2011:  DIAS Technology Review: the International Journal for Business & IT (International).
2006 – 2009:  Journal of Global Information Technology Management (JGITM).

Chair: Conference / Track / Program
2017 – 2018:  ICMAC - India Conference -2018, Kolkata, India.
2015:  Southwestern DSI (National).   Track Chair for Operations Management
2015:  3rd International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (International).
2014:  2nd International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, Bali, Indonesia (International).
2013:  1st International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, Singapore, Singapore (International).

Reviewer - Article / Manuscript
2018:  International Journal of Business Information Systems.    
2017:  International Journal of Business Information Systems.    
2016 – 2017:  International Journal of Business Information Systems. Brazilian industrialization: The influence of technological levels on the Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index
2016:  International Journal of Business Information Systems.   Prevention of water leakage in the shallow well jet pump through the application of Total Quality Function Deployment technique
2016:  International Journal of Information Systems & Change Management.  The Organizational Factors that Affect the Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in Jordan
2015:  International Journal of Business Excellence (International).  MANAGING FINANCIAL RECORDS FOR ACCOUNTABILITY IN METROPOLITAN ASSEMBLIES IN GHANA
2015:  International Journal of Production Economics (International).   Role of operational capabilities in innovative service design: An empirical study in the Chinese budget hotel context 
2014:  International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management (International).   E-Governance in developing countries: A case study of E-Disha initiative in the Indian state of Haryana
2014:  International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management (International).   Supplier Selection Using Artificial Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm
2014:  International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (International).   Influence of Critical Success Factors of Total Quality Management on Financial and Non-Financial Performance of Hospitality Industry: An empirical study
2014:  International Journal of Services and Operations Management (International).   Assigning Patients to Rooms in a Private Hospital in Kuwait
2014:  International Journal of Procurement Management (International).   Public e-procurement impacts in small- and medium-enterprises
2014:  International Journal of Business Excellence (International).   Excellence in Human and Business Communication: Reflections from the Srimad Bhagavad Gita
2014:  International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (International).   A literature review investigation on Quality Control Charts based on Fuzzy Logic
2014:  International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management (International).   EFFECTIVENESS OF SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KERALA TOURISM
2014:  International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering (International).   Critical factors for achieving supply chain agility: towards a comprehensive taxonomy
2012:  International Journal of Operational Research (International).   An empirical study of comparing DEA and SFA methods to measure hospital units’ efficiency
2012:  International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research (International).   DUALITY IN FUZZY MULTI OBJECTIVE LINEAR PROGRAMMING PROBLEM WITH MULTI CONSTRAINT
2012:  International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research (International).   Cost Analysis of a Machine Repair Problem with Standby, Working Vacation and Server Breakdown
2012:  International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research (International).   On the Genericity of the Finite Number of Equilibrium in Multicriteria Games: A Counterexample
2012:  International Journal of Operational Research (International).   Discrete Search Allocation with Object Uncertainty
2012:  International Journal of Operational Research (International).   Markovian Analysis of Unreliable Multi-Machine Flexible Manufacturing Cell
2012:  International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research (International).   Estimating Technical and Scale Efficiencies of Private Hospitals Using a Non-Parametric Approach: Case of India
2012:  International Journal of Operational Research (International).   Estimating Technical and Scale Efficiencies of Private Hospitals Using a Non-Parametric Approach: Case of India
2012:  International Journal of Operational Research (International).   Analysis of an Service Facility with Cross Trained Servers and Optional Feedback
2012:  International Journal of Information Systems & Change Management. (International).   The Impact of Personality on Nurses’ Bias Towards Automated Decision Aid Acceptance
2012:  International Journal of Operational Research (International).   An EPQ Model with Imperfect Production Systems with Rework of Regular Production and Sales Return
2012:  International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research (International).   Maximum Likelihood Estimates in an M/M/c Queue with Heterogeneous Servers
2012:  International Journal of Operational Research (International).   An EOQ MODEL OF AN ITEM WITH IMPRECISE SEASONAL TIME VIA GENETIC ALGORITHM
2012:  International Journal of Operational Research (International).   A Multi-objective Fuzzy Goal Programming Model for Reverse Supply Chain Design
2012:  International Journal of Production Economics (International).   THE UK OIL AND GAS SUPPLY CHAINS: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF ADOPTION OF SUSTAINABLE MEASURES AND PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES
2011:  International Journal of Information Systems & Change Management. (International).   Exploring the Impediments of Successful ERP Implementation: A Case Study in a Public Organization
2011:  International Journal of Production Economics (International).   Sustainability of Manufacturing and Services : Certain Investigations for Research and Applications 
2011:  International Journal of Information Systems & Change Management. (International).
2011:  International Journal of Supply Chain Management (International).
2011:  International Conference on Decision Support Systems (International).
2011:  DIAS Technology Review: the International Journal for Business & IT (International).
2011:  International Journal of Production Economics (International).  Sustainability of Manufacturing and Services : Certain Investigations for Research and Applications.

2010 – 2011:  International Journal of Information Systems & Change Management..
2010 – 2011:  DIAS Technology Review: the International Journal for Business & IT.
2010:  International Journal of Information Systems & Change Management..   Design Patterns Detection by Decision Tree Traversal
2010:  International Journal of Information Systems & Change Management..   IT Governance in the Healthcare Sector: A Case Study of a Public and Private Hospital in Tanzania
2010:  Journal of Strategic Information Systems.  Paper: Knowledge Management in Supply Chain- an Empirical study from France
2010:  Journal of Strategic Information Systems.  Paper: Exploring the mechanisms of Enterprise System value creation in Supply Chain context
2010:  Journal of Strategic Information Systems.  Reviewed paper: A non Traditional Vendor Managed Inventory (
2009:  Production Planning & Control.  Reviewed paper - Managing Risk in Enterprise Resource Planning Projects
2009:  Journal of Global Information Technology Management (JGITM). Reviewed the paper - The Strategic Agility of Information Systems Offshore

Institutional Service 

Department Assignments

Chair:
2014-2015:  Department Chair Evaluation  

Department Assignments

Member:
2011:  Tenure Review  

College Assignments

Chair:
2015-2016:  Personnel Committee  
2015-2016:  Faculty Academic and Professional Impact Committee (Co-Chair)  

Member:
2015-2016:  Graduate Programs Committee  
2015-2016:  Commencement Committee  
2014-2015:  Institutional Resources Committee Lamar University  
2014-2015:  College of Business Dean Evaluation  
2011-2012:  Personnel Committee Lamar University  
2011-2012:  Faculty Development Committee Lamar University  


Community Service 

Member of a Committee

2016 – 2018:  Multicultural Committee, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce
2016:  ICC@ICC - Coordinating Member of Indian Association of Southeast Texas
2011:  PanIIT Policy Leadership Circle, Framed policies on roles of North American University academics in enhancing research opportunities at IITs.
2011:  Organizing Volunteering Activities with Salvation Army (Boys and Girls Club)
2011:  IndiaFest 2011 Organizing Committee

Other Community Service Activities
2012:  Volunteering at Boys and Girls Club, Salvation Army
2012:  Saturday School Volunteer at Vincent Middle School
2012:  Invited Seminar at Motiva Youth Training Academy on TAKS Strategy/Preparation

Speech / Presentation at a Community Meeting
2011:  Key Note Address at International Conference, IESS conference, Solo, Indonesia, September.
2011:  Presentation at PanIIT Global Conference, Developed a database of US academics with IIT connections.

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles  

  • Joshi, P., Joshi, K., Natarajan, V., & Mandal, P. (in press, 2018).  Healthcare Access and Socio-Economic Conditions in Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome: Evidence from 2015 BRFSS Study.   International Journal of Business Excellence.
  • Sharma, S., Sharma, T., & Mandal, P. (2017).  Perception and Switch intention of rural customers towards organized retail.   International Journal of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence, 4 (1), 13-29.
  • Mandal, P. (2017).  Decision modeling in evaluating information management strategy in manufacturing industry.   International Journal of Business Information Systems, 27 (2), 246-263.
  • Rao, M., Chhabria, R., Gunasekaran, A., & Mandal, P. (2017).  Improving competitiveness through performance evaluation using the APC model: A case in micro-irrigation.   International Journal of Production Economics, 195, 1-11.
  • Susanti, C. E., & Mandal, P. (2017).  Influences of experience dimensions on consumer loyalty:the case of travel agencies in East Java.   International Journal of Business Excellence, 13 (3), 340-354.
  • Mandal, P., Flosi, A., & Large, J. (2016).  Paradigm shift in teaching IT-based courses in a teaching university.   International Journal of Business Information Systems, 21 (3), 342-352.
  • Mandal, P. & Bagchi, K. (in press, 2016).  Strategic Role of Information, Knowledge and Technology in Manufacturing Industry Performance.   Industrial Management & Data Systems, 116 (6).
  • Mandal, P., Flosi, A., & Large, J. (2015).  Paradigm shift in teaching IT-based courses in a teaching university.   International Journal of Business Information Systems, 21 (3), 342-352.
  • Mandal, P. & Chakroborty, A. (2014).  Understanding Challenges of Supply Chain Sustainability in Asia.   International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking, 4 (1).
  • Mandal, P., Vong, J., & Song, I. (2013).  Application of ICT to improve rural livelihood in Vietnam.   International Journal of Electronic Finance, 7 (2), 132-145.
  • Mandal, P., Mukhopadhyay, S., Bagchi, K., & Gunasekaran, A. (2012).  The Impact of Organizational Strategies, Organizational Culture and Technology Management on Organizational Performance.   International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management, 6 (2), 160-176.
  • Mandal, P. & Rao, M. (2012).  Evaluating the Impact of IT Investments: Use of a Multi-Period Profit-Linked Productivity Measurement Model 2012.   International Journal of Business Information Systems.
  • Bagchi, K., Mandal, P., & Mukhopadhyay, A. (2011).  Attitude towards technology development: a cross-cultural study of India and the USA.   International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management, 5 (1), 3-21.
  • Mandal, P. & Flosi, A. (2011).  Horizontal integration of courses through SAP: implementation in a business school.   International Journal of Business Information Systems.
  • Rao, M., & Mandal, P. (2010).  Evaluating the Impact of IT Investments: Use of a Multi-Period Profit-Linked Productivity Measurement Model.  International Journal of Business Information Systems.
  • Rao, M., & Mandal, P. (2010).  Linking the Impact of IT Investments to Productivity and Profitability.   International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.
  • Mandal, P., & El-Houbi, A. (2009).  Business practices and information strategy in performance improvement.   International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (IJPQM), 4 (5/6), 715-729.
  • Mandal, P., & El-Houbi, A. (2008).  Managing Information Strategy for better Organizational Performance.   DIAS Technology Review: The International Journal for Business & IT, 4 (2), 70-79.
  • Mandal, P., Venta, H., & El-Houbi, A. (2008).  Business Practice and Performance in US Manufacturing Companies: An Empirical Investigation.   International Journal of Business Excellence, 1 (1-2), 141-159.
  • Mandal, P., & Laha, D. (2007).  Improved Heuristically Guided Genetic Algorithm for the Flowshop Scheduling Problem.   International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 3 (2).
  • Mandal, P., & Rao, M. (2007).  Information Technology in Maquiladoras: An Exploratory Study of Usage and Perceptions.   International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, 3 (4), 51-68.
  • Mandal, P. (2006).  Behavioral Factors and Information Technology Infrastructure Considerations in Strategic Alliance Development.  International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.
  • Mandal, P., Kuruppuarachchi, P., & Smith, R. (2005).  Recipe for Success: an Integrated Approach.   Journal of the Australian Institute of Project Management,, 25 (2), 15-17.

Refereed Proceedings 

  • Weeks, K. O., Sen, K., & Mandal, P. (2015).  Advancements in Technology and Potential Impacts on Port Automations Decisions.   Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN.
  • Song, I., Mandal, P., & Vong, J. (2014).  Sustainable Supply Chain Management for SME.   2nd International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Bagchi, K. & Mandal, P. (2014).  Are Manager's Values Associated with the Tasks they Perform? A Trans-national Level Empirical Analysis.   2nd International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Vong, J., Mandal, P., & Song, I. (2014).  Digital Banking for Alleviating Rural Poverty in Indonesia: Some Evidences.   2nd International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Mandal, P., Song, I., & Vong, J. (2014).  Indonesian Retail Market Analysis Using Frequent Pattern Data Mining.   2nd International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Mandal, P. & Vong, J. (2013).  Meeting Information Needs of Rural Farmers: A Case of Rural Telecenter Development in Vietnam.   Southwestern DSI.
  • Mandal, P. & Gunasekaran, A. (2013).  Supply Chain Management Practices in SMEs: an Empirical Study.   Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Mandal, P. & Bagchi, K. (2012).  Role of Information, Technology and Knowledge Management in Manufacturing Strategy Development.   9th International Conference of Global Academy of Business and Economic Research.
  • Mandal, P. & Gunasekaran, A. (2011).  Supply Chain Issues in US Manufacturing Companies – Some Observations.   Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Mandal, P. (2011).  Teaching Business Technology through the Internet- Some Lessons.   Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Mandal, P. & Flosi, A. (2011).  Conducting IT-based Class for Freshmen in a Teaching University.   Southwestern DSI.
  • Mandal, P. (2008).  Redesigning Business Curriculum by Incorporating SAP Software.   9th International Conference on Management of Transformation.
  • Mandal, P., & Ray, P. K. (2009).  Editorial.   International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (IJPQM).
  • Mandal, P., Cavaliere, F., & Barnes, C. (2008).  The Legal and Ethical Implication of Metadata.   Federal of Business Disciplines.
  • Mandal, P., Saputro, J., & Gunasekaran, A. (2008).  Enhancing Understanding of Business Process through ERP Education', Decision Sciences Institute Conference Proceedings, 2008.   Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Mandal, P. (2008).  Managing Information Strategy for better Organizational Performance International Conference on Corporate Renaissance.  International Conference on Corporate Renaissance.
  • Mandal, P. (2007).  Survey of US Manufacturing Companies: Some Results.  Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Mandal, P., & Barua, P. (2006).  Managing Water Resources using a SD-DSS Model.   Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Cavaliere, F., Mandal, P., & Barnes, C. (2005).  Can Company e-mail avoid becoming Evidence Mail?   Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference.
  • Mandal, P., & Venta, H. (2005).  Business Practices and Performance in US Manufacturing Companies.   Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Barua, P., Mandal, P., & Goswami, R. (2005).  A Web Based Decision Support System for Analyzing Water Resources Management Policy.  Southwestern DSI.
  • Rao, M., & Mandal, P. (2004).  An Exploratory Study of e-Commerce in Maquiladoras.   Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Mandal, P., & Natarajan, N. (2004).  A Framework for Adoption and diffusion of IT in Health care.   Decision Sciences Institute
  • Mandal, P. (2004).  The Role of Information in Systems Thinking.   3rd International Conference on Systems Thinking in Management.

Book, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals 

  • Mandal, P. & Vong, J. (2016).  Development of Tourism and the Hospitality Industry in Southeast Asia. Singapore:  Springer [B].  
  • Mandal, P., & Vong, J. (Ed.). (2016).  Smart Technologies for Smart NationsSpringer.  
  • Mandal, P., & Vong, J. (2016).  Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEANSpringer.  
  • Mandal, P. & Vong, J. (2015).  Smart Technologies for Smart Nations Springer [B].  
  • Mandal, P. (2013).  Proceedings of International Conference on Managing the Asian Century Springer [B].  
  • Mandal, P., & Laha, D. (2008).  Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management Information Science Reference. 

Compilation of Articles or Readings 

  • Mandal, P., Song, I., & Vong, J. (2014).  International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking - Special issue on Inderscience.  
  • Mandal, P. & Gamage, H. (2014).  International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking - Special issue on Inderscience.  
  • Mandal, P. & Chakroborty, A. (2014).  International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking - Special issue on Inderscience.  
  • Mandal, P. (2012).  International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management - Special issue on – Inderscience.  
  • Mandal, P., & Ray, P. K. (Ed.). (2009).  International J of Productivity & Quality Management - Special Issue Inderscience.  

Book Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements 

Chapters

  • Mandal, P., & Vong, J. (Ed.). (2016).  Smart Technologies for Smart NationsSpringer.  
  • Mandal, P., & Vong, J. (Ed.). (2016).  Development of Tourism and the Hospitality Industry in Southeast Asia. Singapore:  Springer.  
  • Mandal, P., & Vong, J. (2016).  Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEANSpringer.  
  • Mandal, P. (2013).  Proceedings of International Conference on Managing the Asian Century Springer.  
  • Mandal, P., & Laha, D. (2008).  Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management Information Science Reference.  
    Compilations
  • Mandal, P., Song, I., & Vong, J. (Ed.). (2014).  International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking - Special issue on Inderscience.
  • Mandal, P., & Gamage, H. (Ed.). (2014).  International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking - Special issue on Inderscience.
  • Mandal, P., & Chakroborty, A. (2014).  International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking - Special issue on Inderscience.
  • Mandal, P. (Ed.). (2012).  International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management - Special issue on – Inderscience.  
  • Mandal, P., & Ray, P. K. (Ed.). (2009).  International J of Productivity & Quality Management - Special Issue Inderscience.  
    Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements  [Add]  
    Chapters
  • Weeks, K. O., Mandal, P., & Sen, K. (2017). Advancements in Technology and Potential Impacts on Port Automations Decisions. Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN (pp. 127-137). Springer. 
  • Dayyal, N., Bagchi, K., & Mandal, P. (2017). Software Development Productivity in Different Sourcing Arrangements. Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN (pp. 111-125). Springer. 
  • Rana, P., Song, I., Mandal, P., & Vong, J. (2017). New Patent Market Analysis Technology for ASEAN Entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN (pp. 33-45). Springer. 
  • Song, I., Hayes, D., Mandal, P., & Vong, J. (2017). Global Health Surveillance Approaches: New Opportunities. Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN (pp. 59-71). Springer. 
  • Song, I., Anselem, B., Mandal, P., & Vong, J. (2017). Modern Approaches of Financial Data Analysis for ASEAN Entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN (pp. 1-14). Springer. 
  • Mandal, P., Vong, J., & Song, I. (2016). Indonesian Retail Market Analysis Using Frequent Pattern Data Mining. Smart Technologies for Smart Nations (pp. 45-55). Singapore: Springer. 
  • Vong, J., Mandal, P., & Song, I. (2016). Digital Banking for Alleviating Rural Poverty in Indonesia: Some Evidences. Smart Technologies for Smart Nations (pp. 3-18). Singapore: Springer. 
  • Bagchi, K., & Mandal, P. (2016). Are Values of Managers Associated with the Tasks They Perform? A Transnational Level Empirical Analysis. Smart Technologies for Smart Nations (pp. 31-43). Singapore: Springer. 
  • Mandal, P., Vong, J., & Song, I. (2015). Indonesian Retail Market Analysis Using Frequent Pattern Data Mining. Smart Technologies for Smart Nations (pp. 45-55). Singapore:  Springer [B]. 
  • Vong, J., Mandal, P., & Song, I. (2015). Digital Banking for Alleviating Rural Poverty in Indonesia: Some Evidences. Smart Technologies for Smart Nations (pp. 3-18). Singapore:  Springer [B]. 
  • Bagchi, K. & Mandal, P. (2015). Are Values of Managers Associated with the Tasks They Perform? A Transnational Level Empirical Analysis. Smart Technologies for Smart Nations (pp. 31-43). Singapore:  Springer [B]. 
  • Mandal, P. & Bagchi, K. (2013). Trust or Cultural Distance--Which Has More Influence in Global Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Adoption?. Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century. Springer [B]. 
  • Mandal, P. & Chakroborty, A. (2013). A Study On Supply Chain Sustainability In Asia. Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century. Springer [B]. 
  • Mandal, P. & Rao, M. (2012). Linking the Impact of IT Investments to Productivity and Profitability. Competition, Strategy, and Modern Enterprise Information Systems,. IGI Global. 
  • Mandal, P., & Rao, M. (2008). Information Technology Usage in Maquila Enterprises. Global Implications of Modern Enterprise Information Systems: Technologies and Application.  
  • Mandal, P. (2008). Behavioral Aspects in Strategic Transformation of Organization. Tools and Techniques for the Design and Implementation of Enterprise Information System.  
  • Mandal, P., & Venta, H. (2008). Modeling and Analysis for Production Performance: Analysis of US Manufacturing Companies. Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management.  

Supplements

  • Mandal, P., & Laha, D. (2008). Preface. Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management (pp. xvi-xxi). Information Science Reference. 

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

  • Mandal, P. (2011). Teaching Business Technologies through the Internet - Some Lessons.  Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Mandal, P. (2011). Supply Chain Issues in US Manufacturing Companies - Some Observations.  Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Mandal, P. & Flosi, A. (2011). Conducting IT-based class for freshman in a teaching university.   Southwestern DSI, Houston, Texas.\
  • 2010: Mandal, P., Research Grant Report: Revisiting Manufacturing Practices., submitted to Lamar University Grant Office.
  • Mandal, P. & Gunasekaran, A. (2010). Supply Chain Management in SMEs: An Empirical Study in Southcoast of Massachusetts.  Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, California.
  • Mandal, P. (2009). Business Curriculum Redesign ...  International Conference on Managing Creativity and Innovation, Delhi, India.
  • Mandal, P. & Gunasekaran, A. (2009). Manufacturing Practices Revisited. Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Mandal, P., Saputro, J., & Gunasekaran, A. (2008). Enhancing Understanding of Business Process through ERP Education.  Decision Sciences Institute, Baltimore, Maryland.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 

  • Mandal, P. (2011). Teaching Business Technologies through the Internet - Some Lessons.   Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Mandal, P. (2011). Supply Chain Issues in US Manufacturing Companies - Some Observations.   Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.

Grants 

  • 2018: Natarajan, V. & Mandal, P., Analysis and Modeling of Resilience of a Port to Natural Disasters employing Systems Dynamics Perspective: A Case Study of the Port of Beaumont, Co-Investigator.
  • 2011: Mandal, P. Research Enhancement Grant.
  • 2009: Mandal, P. Research Enhancement Grant, Principal Investigator.

Other Research