Karthik Ramachandran

Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business

Associate Professor, Operations Management

800 West Peachtree St.

Atlanta, GA 30308

United States

http://www.prism.gatech.edu/~karthik37/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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 307 (66,391)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Project Management, Procrastination, Cost Salience, Behavioral Operations Management

2.

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) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Case Western Reserve University - Weatherhead School of Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 240 (84,580)

Abstract:

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

3.

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: 29 Oct 2015
Sreekumar R. Bhaskaran and Karthik Ramachandran
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 231 (100,920)

Abstract:

time-to-market, competition, technology trajectories, entry/launch timing, network effects

4.

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) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 194 (115,560)

Abstract:

Introduction Timing, Technology Trajectories, Competition, Network Effects, Product Innovation, Operations Strategy

5.

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) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
Downloads 169 (132,349)

Abstract:

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

6.

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 124 (154,398)

Abstract:

Product strategy, flexible products, new product design, product variety management, post-purchase product variety, horizontal product differentiation, bundling, dynamic consumer preferences

7.

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 124 (172,279)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Product Design and Pricing, Modular Upgradability, Sequential Innovation

8.

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 105 (180,938)

Abstract:

technological innovation, licensing, product differentiation, competition, network effects

9.

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

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Narendra Singh, Karthik Ramachandran and Ravi   Subramanian
Indian School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 50 (220,688)

Abstract:

Product Returns; Refurbishing; Strategic Consumers; Time Inconsistency

10.

Sequential Innovation by Start-Ups: Balancing Survival and Profitability

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Sreekumar R. Bhaskaran, Sinan Erzurumlu and Karthik Ramachandran
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Babson College and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 43 (242,386)

Abstract:

Sequential innovation, Entrepreneurship, New product development, Research and Development

11.

Delegating Innovation

Posted: 09 Feb 2017
Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business

Abstract:

delegation, search structure, strategic procrastination, game theory

12.

Multi-Dimensional Decision Making in Operations: An Experimental Investigation of Joint Pricing and Quantity Decisions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Karthik Ramachandran, Necati Tereyagoglu and Yusen Xia
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business
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Abstract:

Multi-dimensional decision making; Pricing; Demand Uncertainty; Behavioral Operations; Reference-Dependence; Anchoring