Kamalini Ramdas

London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations

Deloitte Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Sussex Place

Regent's Park

London, London NW1 4SA

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Managing Product Variety: An Integrative Review and Research Directions

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Nov 2001
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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Managing Product Variety, Variety Creation, Variety Implementation

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New Product Positioning in an Evolving Technology Environment

Production and Operations Management, Volume 14, No. 3, pp. 362, Fall 2005, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 01-24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Nov 2001
Sanjay Jain and Kamalini Ramdas
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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New Product Positioning, New Product Development, Technology Uncertainty

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Product Types and Supplier Roles in Product Development: An Exploratory Analysis

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jul 2001
Timothy M. Laseter and Kamalini Ramdas
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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Supplier roles in product development, early supplier involvement, cluster analysis, survey data

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Leadership and Productivity: A Study of US Automobile Assembly Plants

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 24 May 2022
Soledad Giardili, Kamalini Ramdas and Jonathan Williams
School of Economics, University of Edinburgh, London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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productivity, leadership, plant manager, shop floor, automobile industry, managerial experience

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Four Ways to Reinvent Service Delivery

Harvard Business Review, December 2012, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2335946
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Oct 2013
Kamalini Ramdas, Elizabeth Teisberg and Amy Tucker
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - School of Medicine
Downloads 412 (108,362)
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Innovation, Service Delivery

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Learning from Many: Partner Exposure and Team Familiarity in Fluid Teams

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2019
Koc University, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad - Operations Management, MIT Sloan School of Management and London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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Fluid teams, membership change, partner exposure, team familiarity

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Eliminating Avoidable Blindness Outreach Activities at Aravind Eye Care System

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Sarang Deo and Kamalini Ramdas
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad - Operations Management and London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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Aravind, Vision centres, Hospital management, Eye camps, India, Eye care, Operations management, Innovation, Low cost engineering, Primary healthcare, Low cost process engineering, Low cost innovation, Jugaad, Quality management, Healthcare delivery

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Multichannel Delivery in Healthcare: The Impact of Telemedicine Centers in Southern India

Indian School of Business
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2022
University of Oregon, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad - Operations Management, London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations, Aravind Eye Hospital and Aravind Eye Hospital
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Multichannel, Healthcare, Telemedicine, Difference-in-differences, Propensity score weighting

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Tastee Snax Cookie Company (B)

UVA-OM-1097
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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project financing, critical path method method

Tastee Snax Cookie Company (B)

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1097
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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project financing, critical path method method

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Managing Variability: Process Control and Process Capability

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1103
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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process analysis, quality management

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Hcl Technologies: Employee First, Customer Second

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1366
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Kamalini Ramdas and Ravindra S Gajulapalli
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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organizational transformation, value driven culture, innovation, change management, IT services

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Robust Scheduling Practices in the U.S. Airline Industry: Costs, Returns, and Inefficiencies.

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2015
Scott Atkinson, Kamalini Ramdas and Jonathan W. Williams
University of Georgia, London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics
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Airline Performance, Robust Scheduling, Stochastic Production Frontiers, Directional Distance Functions

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A Note on Managing Process Flows

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1194
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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operations management

A Note on Managing Process Flows

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1194
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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operations management

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Supply-Chain Management at W'Up Bottlery (a)

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1351
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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supply chain

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Is IT Enough? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India's Agriculture Markets

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Chris Parker, Kamalini Ramdas and Nicos Savva
American University - Kogod School of Business, London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and London Business School
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price dispersion, information and communication technology, natural experiment, agriculture supply chains

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The Digital Lives of the Poor: Entertainment Traps and Information Isolation

Management Science, forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
Kamalini Ramdas and Alp Sungu
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and London Business School
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digital addiction, information isolation, commitment devices, field experiment, social impact operations

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Can Financial Markets Inform Operational Improvement Efforts? Evidence from the Airline Industry

MSOM, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 23 May 2013
Kamalini Ramdas, Jonathan W. Williams and Marc L. Lipson
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Operations Management, Abnormal Returns, Airline Industry

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Oceancove

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1022
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Kamalini Ramdas and Jin Leong
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and International Monetary Fund
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Process Analysis, Little's Law

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Darden Case No.
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 23 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2020
Elliott N. Weiss, Kamalini Ramdas and Henry Pease
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 127 (333,592)

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I Can, You Can, We All Can Kanban

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1257
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Elliott N. Weiss, Kamalini Ramdas and Henry Pease
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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operations management, Lean manufacturing, inventory management, just-in-time, inventory control, manufacturing operations

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A Note on Process Analysis

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1096
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Kamalini Ramdas and Joseph Parkhill
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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capacity management, process analysis

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Our Daily Bread Co

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1018
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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capacity analysis, cost analysis

Our Daily Bread Co

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1018
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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capacity analysis, cost analysis

Carrier Corporation, Montluel, France: The Aquasnap Design Project

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-0972
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Kamalini Ramdas and Emily Jean Gibbons
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and Independent
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change, management of, product design, product development

Carrier Corporation, Montluel, France: The Aquasnap Design Project

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-0972
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Kamalini Ramdas and Emily Jean Gibbons
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and Independent
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change, management of, product design, product development

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Browsers Don't Lie? Gender Differences in the Effects of the Indian Covid-19 Lockdown on Digital Activity and Time Use

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
Amalia R. Miller, Kamalini Ramdas and Alp Sungu
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and London Business School
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digital activity, data triangulation, data privacy, gender, COVID-19 lockdown, time use

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Robust Combination Testing: Methods and Application to COVID-19 Detection

MIT Sloan Research Paper 6538-21
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2022
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management, London Business School and London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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Diagnostic Operations, Combination Testing, Knapsack, Robust Optimization, Healthcare Analytics

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Disruptions, Redundancy Strategies and Performance of Small Firms: Evidence from Uganda

Management Science, forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2022
Amrita Kundu, Stephen J. Anderson and Kamalini Ramdas
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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business disruptions; redundancy strategies; small firms; firm resilience; emerging markets; natural experiments

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Variety and Experience: Learning and Forgetting in the Use of Surgical Devices

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2016
Kamalini Ramdas, Khaled Saleh, Steven N. Stern and Haiyan Liu
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations, Southern Illinois University - School of Medicine, Stony Brooke University and University of South Florida, Department of Economics
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Product Variety, Learning and Forgetting, Experience Curves, Productivity, Health Care

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Supply-Chain Management at W'Up Bottlery (B)

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1352
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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supply-chain

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Alleviating Poverty by Empowering Women through Business Model Innovation: M&SOM Insights and Opportunities

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming, October 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Erica L. Plambeck and Kamalini Ramdas
Stanford Graduate School of Business and London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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business model innovation; poverty; women's empowerment; research opportunities; operations management

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Whose Life is this? A Creativity Exercise

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1353
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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new product introduction, innovation management

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Social Impact Operations at the Global Base of the Pyramid

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jul 2022
Jónas Oddur Jónasson, Kamalini Ramdas and Alp Sungu
MIT Sloan School of Management, London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and London Business School
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Social impact, Research directions, Base of the pyramid, Global

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The Operations Course at Darden: An Introduction

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1073
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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operations management

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A Methodology to Support Product Differentiation Decisions

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Vol 57, No 4. 649 - 660. November 2010.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations, Iowa State University, Department of Economics and University of Utah - Department of Marketing
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Product differentiation, Product similarity, Consumer choice, “Looks like” prototype, Context dependence

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A Note on the Video 'Creating New Products'?

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1020
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Kamalini Ramdas
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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innovation management, product design

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Timely After-Sales Service and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Off-Grid Solar Market in Uganda

Kundu, Amrita, and Kamalini Ramdas. "Timely after-sales service and technology adoption: Evidence from the off-grid solar market in Uganda." Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2022).
Posted: 15 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2022
Amrita Kundu and Kamalini Ramdas
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University and London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations
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after-sales; technology adoption; emerging markets; off-grid solar; instrumental variables

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Managing Variety for Assembled Products: Modeling Component Systems Sharing

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2003 , Batten Institute Research Paper No. 2003 R 1
Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Kamalini Ramdas, Marshall Fisher and Karl T. Ulrich
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and The Wharton School

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Components Sharing in the Management of Product Variety: A Study of Automotive Braking Systems

Management Science, Vol. 45, No. 5, 2003 , Batten Institute Research Paper No. 2003 R 3
Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Kamalini Ramdas, Marshall Fisher and Karl T. Ulrich
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and The Wharton School

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Does Component Sharing Help or Hurt Reliability? An Empirical Study in the Automotive Industry

Management Science Vol. 54, No.5, May 2008, pp. 922-938 , Batten Institute Research Research Paper Series No. 2008 R 1
Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Kamalini Ramdas and Taylor Randall
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and University of Utah - School of Accounting and Information Systems

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Who do I Listen To? The Role of the Customer in Product Evolution

Batten Institute Research Paper No. 2007 R 1, HANDBOOK OF NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH, C.H.Loch, & S. Kavadias, eds., Butterworth Heinemann, September 2007
Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Kamalini Ramdas and Taylor Randall
London Business School - Department of Management Science and Operations and University of Utah - School of Accounting and Information Systems

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