Karthik Ramachandran

Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business

Associate Professor, Operations Management

800 West Peachtree St.

Atlanta, GA 30308

United States

http://https://sites.gatech.edu/karthikr/

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Managing Cost Salience and Procrastination in Projects: Compensation and Team Composition

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Yaozhong Wu, Karthik Ramachandran and Vish Krishnan
National University of Singapore - Business School, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 499 (107,816)
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Project Management, Procrastination, Cost Salience, Behavioral Operations Management

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Managing Product Transitions under Technology Uncertainty

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Sreekumar R. Bhaskaran, Ankur Goel and Karthik Ramachandran
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Information Technology and Operations Management Department (ITOM), Case Western Reserve University - Weatherhead School of Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 374 (150,565)

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New Product Development, Product Transition, Inventory Management, Sequential Innovation

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Help or Hindrance? The Role of Familiarity in Product Development Teams

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2023
Karthik Ramachandran, Necati Tereyagoglu and Murat Unal
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina and Georgia Institute of Technology, Scheller College of Business, Operations Management Area
Downloads 358 (158,091)
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Innovation, New Product Development, Team Familiariy, Video Games, Coordination, Design

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Technological Evolution and Launch Timing: An Analysis of the Time-Quality Trade-Off Under Competition

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-04-06
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2018
Sreekumar R. Bhaskaran and Karthik Ramachandran
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Information Technology and Operations Management Department (ITOM) and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 291 (196,946)
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time-to-market, competition, technology trajectories, entry/launch timing, network effects

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Competitive Product Introductions in Technologically Dynamic Environments

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Sreekumar R. Bhaskaran and Karthik Ramachandran
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Information Technology and Operations Management Department (ITOM) and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 276 (207,917)
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Introduction Timing, Technology Trajectories, Competition, Network Effects, Product Innovation, Operations Strategy

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Partial Completion as a Nonprofit Strategy

Forthcoming at Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Can Zhang, Atalay Atasu and Karthik Ramachandran
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, INSEAD and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 257 (223,282)

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Nonprofit Operations; Incomplete Products; Product Variety; Fairness

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Intertemporal Product Management with Strategic Consumers: The Value of Defective Product Returns

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2020
Narendra Singh, Karthik Ramachandran and Ravi Subramanian
Nazarbayev University - Graduate School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 256 (224,152)
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defective product returns (DPRs); refurbishing; strategic consumers; time inconsistency

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Doing Less to Do More? Optimal Service Portfolio of Non-profits that Serve Distressed Individuals

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 17-33
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2023
Priyank Arora, Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 237 (241,810)
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nonprofit operations; service design; service portfolio; social impact; Markov-Chain

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Flexible Products for Dynamic Preferences

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2015-10
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Aydin Alptekinoglu and Karthik Ramachandran
Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 211 (269,807)
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Product strategy, flexible products, new product design, product variety management, post-purchase product variety, horizontal product differentiation, bundling, dynamic consumer preferences

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A Dynamic Inventory Model with the Right of Refusal

Management Science, Vol. 56, Vol. 12, pp. 2265-2281
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Sreekumar R. Bhaskaran, Karthik Ramachandran and John H. Semple
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Information Technology and Operations Management Department (ITOM), Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Information Technology and Operations Management Department (ITOM)
Downloads 204 (278,312)

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dynamic programming, inventory and production, convex order costs, backorder limit

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To Share or to Compete: Managing Revenue Streams for Innovations in Markets with Network Effects

Technology, Operations and Management, Vol. 2, No. 1, June/July 2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Sinan Erzurumlu, Stephen Gilbert and Karthik Ramachandran
Babson College, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 199 (284,664)
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technological innovation, licensing, product differentiation, competition, network effects

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Sequential Product Development and Introduction by Cash-Constrained Start-Ups

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-39, SMU Cox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-34
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2020
Sreekumar R. Bhaskaran, Sinan Erzurumlu and Karthik Ramachandran
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Information Technology and Operations Management Department (ITOM), Babson College and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 187 (300,938)
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Introduction Timing; Sequential Innovation; Market Entry; Startup; New Product Development; Entrepreneurial Operations

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Integrated Product Architecture and Pricing for Managing Sequential Innovation

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Vish Krishnan and Karthik Ramachandran
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 177 (315,958)
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Product Design and Pricing, Modular Upgradability, Sequential Innovation

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Advising Entrepreneurs: Optimal Recommendation of Alternatives

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2023
Zeya Wang, Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran
Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 105 (477,260)

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entrepreneurship, startup, advising, innovation, belief updating, game theory

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Delegating Innovation Projects with Deadline: Committed versus Flexible Stopping

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2020
Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 97 (503,577)
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delegation, innovation, project management, stopping policy, game theory

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The Impact of Scalability on Advisory and Service Delivery Efforts of Nonprofits

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Priyank Arora, Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 82 (559,226)

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service design, service delivery, scalability, social impact

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Multidimensional Decision Making in Operations: An Experimental Investigation of Joint Pricing and Quantity Decisions

Management Science, (2015)
Posted: 07 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2018
Karthik Ramachandran, Necati Tereyagoglu and Yusen Xia
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina and Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business

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Multi-dimensional decision making; Task Interdependence; Pricing; Demand Uncertainty; Behavioral Operations; Anchoring