Purnendu Mandal

Contact

Dr. Purnendu Mandal
Professor

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 

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).

Chair: Conference / Track / Program
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
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 Equilibria 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.


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
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 

  • 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.

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.

Book 

  • Mandal, P. & Vong, J. (2016).  Development of Tourism and the Hospitality Industry in Southeast Asia. Singapore:  Springer [B].  
  • 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].  

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.  

Book Chapters 

Refereed

  • 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. 

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

  • Mandal, P. & Flosi, A. (2011). Conducting IT-based class for freshman in a teaching university.   Southwestern DSI, Houston, Texas.

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 

Funded

  • 2011: Mandal, P. Research Enhancement Grant.