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Dr. Suresh M.

Associate Professor

Dr. Suresh M. currently serves as Associate Professor at the School of Business, Coimbatore Campus.

Qualification: M.E, Ph.D
m_suresh@cb.amrita.edu
Curriculum Vitae
Research Interest: Agility in Services, Behavioral Operations Management, Healthcare Operations Management, Healthcare Project Management, Lean and Agile Systems, Lean in Healthcare Systems, Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Project Management, Sustainability, Sustainable Operations Management

Bio

Dr. M. Suresh received his Ph.D. from IIT Bombay and Masters in Industrial Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. Prior to ASB Coimbatore, he was working as Corporate Trainer in the area of Project Management at L&T. He is trained and interested to teach in the areas of Project Management, Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Lean and Agile Manufacturing Systems, Supply Chain Management, Production and Operations Management, etc. He has several international publications to his credit in areas related to Operations Management.

At ASB Coimbatore, he teaches Data Analytics II, Production and Operations Management – II, Manufacturing Systems and Multi- Criteria Decision Making for MBA students.
Industry and Academic Experience: 17 years

Education

  • Ph. D., Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Project Management, 2012
  • M. E., PSG college of Technology, Anna University Chennai, Industrial Engineering, 2007

Ongoing Research

  • Ongoing work includes projects on topics such as Lean and Agility in Healthcare; Agility and Sustainability in Higher Education; Agility in IoT projects; Agility in Automation Projects.
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2022

Curriculum Agility in Higher Education

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Prof. Raghu Raman, Shalini Menon

Publisher : Journal of Further and Higher Education

Shalini Menon, M. Suresh & R. Raghu Raman (2022) Curriculum agility in higher education, Journal of Further and Higher Education DOI: 10.1080/0309877X.2022.2058355

Year : 2021

Modelling the leadership characteristics for organizational readiness: a context of lean implementation in healthcare.

Authors : Prof. Rajiv Prasad, Dr. Suresh M., Rojalin Patri

Publisher : Leadersh Health Serv (Bradf Engl)

Rojalin Patri, Dr. Suresh M., and Dr. Rajiv Prasad, “Modelling the leadership characteristics for organizational readiness: a context of lean implementation in healthcare.”, Leadersh Health Serv (Bradf Engl), vol. ahead-of-print, no. ahead-of-print, 2021.

Year : 2020

Modelling of Readiness Factors for the Implementation of Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare Organizations

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Vaishnavi V.

Vaishnavi V. and Suresh, M., “Modelling of Readiness Factors for the Implementation of Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare Organizations”, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, 2020.

Year : 2020

What can we learn from previous pandemics to reduce the frequency of emerging infectious diseases like COVID-19?

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Priyadarsini, S Lakshmi; Dr. Suresh M.; Huisingh, Donald

Publisher : Global Transitions

L. S Priyadarsini, Dr. Suresh M., and Huisingh, D., “What can we learn from previous pandemics to reduce the frequency of emerging infectious diseases like COVID-19?”, Global Transitions, vol. 2, pp. 202-220, 2020.

Year : 2020

Factors influencing the epidemiological characteristics of pandemic COVID 19: A TISM approach

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., S. Lakshmi Priyadarsini.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis

S. Lakshmi Priyadarsini and Dr. Suresh M., “Factors influencing the epidemiological characteristics of pandemic COVID 19: A TISM approach”, International Journal of Healthcare Management, pp. 1-10, 2020.

Year : 2019

A study on the influence of factors associated with organizational readiness for change in healthcare organizations using TISM

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Vaishnavi V.; Dr. Suresh M.; Dutta, P.

Publisher : Benchmarking (ABDC - B Category)

Vaishnavi V., Dr. Suresh M., and Dutta, P., “A Study on the Influence of Factors Associated with Organizational Readiness for Change in Healthcare Organizations using TISM”, Benchmarking (ABDC - B Category), vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 1290-1313, 2019.

Year : 2019

Modelling the readiness factors for agility in healthcare organization: an TISM approach

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Vaishnavi V.; Dr. Suresh M.; Dutta, P.

Publisher : Benchmarking (ABDC - B Category)

Vaishnavi V., Dr. Suresh M., and Dutta, P., “Modelling the Readiness Factors for Agility in Healthcare Organization: an TISM Approach”, Benchmarking (ABDC - B Category), 2019.

Year : 2019

Make in India – a Great Path Forward for Operational Excellence and Cost Reduction Opportunities for Electronics Industry

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Patil, Madhukar;

Publisher : International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management

M. Patil and Dr. Suresh M., “Make in India - a Great Path Forward for Operational Excellence and Cost Reduction Opportunities for Electronics Industry”, International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 218-234, 2019.

Year : 2018

Factors influencing lean implementation in healthcare organizations: An ISM approach

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Patri, R.; Dr. Suresh M.

Publisher : International Journal of Healthcare Management

R. Patri and Dr. Suresh M., “Factors influencing lean implementation in healthcare organizations: An ISM approach”, International Journal of Healthcare Management, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 25-37, 2018.

Year : 2017

Agility assessment using fuzzy logic approach: a case of healthcare dispensary.

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Rojalin Patri

Publisher : BMC Health Services Research, BioMed Central Ltd.,

M. Suresh and Patri, R., “Agility assessment using fuzzy logic approach: A case of healthcare dispensary”, BMC Health Services Research, vol. 17, 2017.

Year : 2017

Modelling the Enablers of Agile Performance in Healthcare Organization: A TISM Approach

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Rojalin Patri;

Publisher : Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management

Rojalin Patri and Dr. Suresh M., “Modelling the Enablers of Agile Performance in Healthcare Organization: A TISM Approach”, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 251–272, 2017.

Conference Paper

Year : 2017

Supplier selection using fuzzy MCDM techniques: A literature review

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Renganath, K.;

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research,

K. Renganath and Dr. Suresh M., “Supplier selection using fuzzy MCDM techniques: A literature review”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, 2017.

Year : 2017

Factors influencing purchase decision of solar lanterns by street vendors

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Sudharsan, T.M.;

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research,

T. M. Sudharsan and Dr. Suresh M., “Factors influencing purchase decision of solar lanterns by street vendors”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, 2017.

Year : 2017

Factors influencing lean practices in Super market services using interpretive structural modeling

Authors : Vignesh V., Dr. Suresh M.

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research,

V. Vignesh and Dr. Suresh M., “Factors influencing lean practices in Super market services using interpretive structural modeling”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, 2017.

Year : 2017

Drivers influencing lean practices in street food vending process

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Keerthana, S.;

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research,

S. Keerthana and Dr. Suresh M., “Drivers influencing lean practices in street food vending process”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, 2017.

Year : 2017

Analyzing the drivers for safety practices using interpretive structural modeling: A case of Indian manufacturing firms

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Renganath, K.;

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research,

K. Renganath and Dr. Suresh M., “Analyzing the drivers for safety practices using interpretive structural modeling: A case of Indian manufacturing firms”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, 2017.

Year : 2016

Environmental sustainability assessment using multigrade fuzzy-A case of two Indian colleges

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Sridharan, V

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016

V. Sridharan and Dr. Suresh M., “Environmental sustainability assessment using multigrade fuzzy-A case of two Indian colleges”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, 2016.

Year : 2016

Leanness assessment using fuzzy logic approach: A case of Indian cooperative bank

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Madhan, K.

Publisher : Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies, ICACCCT 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

K. Madhan and Dr. Suresh M., “Leanness assessment using fuzzy logic approach: A case of Indian cooperative bank”, in Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies, ICACCCT 2016, 2016, pp. 341-346.

Year : 2016

Applications of solar lantern systems-A review

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Prabhu, B.S.V.

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

B. S. V. Prabhu and Dr. Suresh M., “Applications of solar lantern systems-A review”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, 2016.

Year : 2016

Safety practice level assessment using multigrade fuzzy approach: A case of Indian manufacturing company

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Ganesh, J

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

J. Ganesh and Dr. Suresh M., “Safety practice level assessment using multigrade fuzzy approach: A case of Indian manufacturing company”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, 2016.

Year : 2016

Analyzing the drivers for lean practices of commercial banking using interpretive structural modelling

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Abinaya, R.

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..

R. Abinaya and Dr. Suresh M., “Analyzing the drivers for lean practices of commercial banking using interpretive structural modelling”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2016, 2016.

Year : 2015

Safety practice level calculation in Indian manufacturing company using fuzzy logic approach

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Ganesh, J.

Publisher : 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2015

J. Ganesh and Dr. Suresh M., “Safety practice level calculation in Indian manufacturing company using fuzzy logic approach”, in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2015, 2015.

Year : 2015

Inbound international tourism development in India: A panel data analysis on its affecting factors

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Dr. Sangeetha G., Bid, K.; Dr. Sangeetha G; Krishnan N.

Publisher : 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2015

Dr. Suresh M., Bid, K., Dr. Sangeetha G, and N., K., “Inbound international tourism development in India: A panel data analysis on its affecting factors”, in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2015, 2015.

Year : 2015

Study of the lighting sources of street vendors in Kerala and their willingness to switch to solar lanterns

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., George, J.

Publisher : 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2015

Dr. Suresh M. and George, J., “Study of the lighting sources of street vendors in Kerala and their willingness to switch to solar lanterns”, in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2015, 2015.

Year : 2015

Service quality and its impact on user satisfaction in Indian University Library

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Mohan, D.

Publisher : 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2015

Dr. Suresh M. and Mohan, D., “Service quality and its impact on user satisfaction in Indian University Library”, in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2015, 2015.

Year : 2015

Selection of new product: A case of Clay-Pot-Refrigerator

Authors : Dr. Suresh M.

Publisher : IEOM 2015 - 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Proceeding

Dr. Suresh M., “Selection of new product: A case of Clay-Pot-Refrigerator”, in IEOM 2015 - 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Proceeding, 2015.

Book Chapter

Year : 2016

Lean in Service Industries A literature review

Authors : Dr. Suresh M., Vignesh, V.; Dr. Suresh M.; Aramvalarthan, S.

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

V. Vignesh, Dr. Suresh M., and Aramvalarthan, S., “Lean in Service Industries A literature review”, in IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering , vol. 149, IOP Publishing, 2016, p. 012008.

Presentations
  • Madhan, K., & Suresh, M. (2016, May). Leanness assessment using fuzzy logic approach: A case of Indian cooperative bank. In Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT), 2016 International Conference on (pp. 341-346). IEEE.
  • Suresh, M., & George, J. (2015, December). Study of the lighting sources of street vendors in Kerala and their willingness to switch to solar lanterns. In Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 2015 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
  • Suresh, M., & Mohan, D. (2015, December). Service quality and its impact on user satisfaction in Indian University Library. In Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 2015 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1-3). IEEE.
  • Ganesh, J., & Suresh, M. (2015, December). Safety practice level calculation in Indian manufacturing company using fuzzy logic approach. In Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 2015 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
  • Suresh, M., Bid, K., & Gunasekar, S. (2015, December). Inbound international tourism development in India: A panel data analysis on its affecting factors. In Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 2015 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
  • Suresh, M. (2015, March). Selection of new product: A case of Clay-Pot-Refrigerator. In Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), 2015 International Conference on (pp. 1-9). IEEE.
  • Sridharan, V., & Suresh, M. (2016, December). Environmental sustainability assessment using multigrade fuzzy—A case of two Indian colleges. In Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 2016 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
  • Abinaya, R., & Suresh, M. (2016, December). Analyzing the drivers for lean practices of commercial banking using interpretive structural modelling. In Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 2016 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
  • Prabhu, B. S. V., & Suresh, M. (2016, December). Applications of solar lantern systems—A review. In Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 2016 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
  • Ganesh, J., & Suresh, M. (2016, December). Safety practice level assessment using multigrade fuzzy approach: A case of Indian manufacturing company. In Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 2016 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1-5). IEEE.

International Conference Chair

  • Session Chair, International Conference on International Business Scenario in Indian Context”, organised by Department of Management Studies, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, Tamil Nadu, India,2014.
  • Session Chair, IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), Chennai, India 2016.
Awards

Research Awards

  • Best Paper With Student First Author (Prabhu, B. S. V), IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), Chennai, India 2016.

Fellowships and Grants

  • Awarded MHRD scholarship during Masters in Industrial Engineering for the years 2005-2007
  • Awarded IIT Bombay Fellowship for Doctor of Philosophy in the year of 2007-2011
  • Qualified for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering exam in the year of 2005
Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience (MBA Programme)

  • Data Analytics-II (Operations Research)
  • Production & Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Multi Criteria Decision Making
  • Bacis of Supply Chain Management

Teaching Experience (M.Tech., Programme)

  • Project Management

Teaching Experience (PhD., Programme)

  • Research Traditions in Operations Management
  • Lean and Agile Systems
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, International Society of Multiple Criteria Decision Making
  • Life Member, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Kolkatta, India.
Service Activities
  • Editorial Board Memberships
    • International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage (2018-present)
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer:
    • International Journal of Production Research
    • Journal of Health Organization and Management
    • Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research
    • Operations Research Perspectives
    • International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering
    • International Journal of Health Policy and Management
    • International Journal of Healthcare Management
    • OPSEARCH
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