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Dr Gopalakrishnan Narayanamurthy Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer Operations and Supply Chain Management


Personal Statement

Gopalakrishnan Narayanamurthy (Gopal) is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Operations Management at the University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS), UK. Prior to joining ULMS, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. He completed his doctoral studies from the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India. During his doctoral studies, Gopal has been a Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellow at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He researches in the area of healthcare operational excellence, transformative service research, satellite imagery analytics, digitization, and business model innovation. His research has been accepted for publication in Journal of Service Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Business Ethics, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Computers & Operations Research, Production Planning & Control, and Computers in Industry, among others. He is currently serving as an associate editor for IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review journal (ABS 2). He is an ad-hoc reviewer for Journal of Service Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Decision Sciences Journal, Journal of Business Research, and International Journal of Production Economics, among others.

Prizes or Honours

  • Official Development Assistance (ODA) Research Seed Fund (University of Liverpool, 2019)
  • Early Career Researcher Award, Operations & Supply Chain Management (University of Liverpool Management School, 2019)
  • Early Career Researchers & Returners Fund (University of Liverpool, 2019)
  • Finalist (co-principal investigator with Prof. Roger Moser), PTC/ITC International Impactful Collaboration Award (Academy of Management, 2018)
  • Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence (Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management , 2017)
  • Emerging Economy Doctoral Student Award (EEDSA) (Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), 2016)
  • Highly commended winner of Emerald/IAM India Research Fund Award (Emerald/IAM, 2016)
  • Best Case Award Winner (The Case Centre in 40th Anniversary Conference, 2014)

Funded Fellowships

  • Paul R. Lawrence Fellowship (Case Research Foundation, 2017)
  • Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship (Fulbright (USIEF & IIE), 2015)