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Name: 
Preetam Basu
Position: 
Associate Professor
Academic Group: 
Operations Management
Phone No.: 
+91-33-2467-8300 (Office)
Contact Details: 
OFFICE: Room Number 207, A Block Operations Management Group Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Joka, Diamond Harbor Road, Kolkata 700104 India RESIDENCE: BC-3/8, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700064 India
Email (@iimcal.ac.in): 
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Academics

Academic Background: 
PhD, University of Connecticut; MS (Applied Mathematics), University of Minnesota; MS (Mathematics), Jadavpur University; BS (Mathematics), Jadavpur University
Courses Taught: 
Operations Research Risk Management Revenue Management Managerial Problem Solving Supply Chain Management
Awards: 
2006 Predoctoral Fellowship, UCONN 2006 Summer Fellowship, UCONN 2009 Summer Fellowship, UCONN 2009 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, UCONN

Experience

Consulting Interests: 
Supply Chain Management Services Operations Revenue Management
Work Experience: 
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta; Teaching & Research Assistant, Operations and Information Management Department, School of Business, University of Connecticut; Teaching Assistant, Mathematics and Statistics Department, University of Minnesota Duluth

Research

Journal Publications: 
"Financing Models for an Online Seller with Performance Risk in an E-commerce Marketplace ", Transporation Research Part E, 2021 (accepted for publication with Sambit Brata Rath, Prasenjit Mandal and Samit Paul) "China-Plus-One: Expanding Global Value Chains", Journal of Business Strategy, 2021 (accepted for publication with Partha Ray) "Forays into omnichannel: An online retailer’s strategies for managing product returns", European Journal of Operational Research, 2021, Volume 292, Issue 2, Pages 633-651 (with Prasenjit Mandal and Kushal Saha) "Manufacturer Driven Strategic Coordination as a Response to Showrooming", Decision Support Systems, 2020, Volume 133, 113305 (with Shounak Basak, Balram Avittathur & Soumyen Sikdar) "Do Cap-and-Trade Policies Drive Environmental and Social Goals in Supply Chains: Strategic Decisions, Collaboration, and Contract Choices", International Journal of Production Economics, 2020, Vol. 223, 107537. (with Mithu Rani Kuiti, Debabrata Ghosh & Armab Bisi) "Supplier ratings and dynamic sourcing strategies to mitigate supply disruption risks", Decision, 2019, Vol 46, Iss. 1, pp. 41-57. (with Soumita Ghosh & Milan Kumar) "Sponsored Search Advertising and Dynamic Pricing for Perishable Products under Inventory-linked Customer Willingness to Pay", European Journal of Operational Research, 2019, Vol 276, Iss. 1, pp. 119-132. (with Vaishnavi Tunuguntla, Krishanu Rakshit & Debabrata Ghosh) “Supply Chain Management using Put Option Contracts with Information Asymmetry", International Journal of Production Research, 2019, Vol 57, Iss. 5, pp. 1772-1796. (with Qindong Liu & Jan Stallaert) "Pricing and Sourcing Strategies for Competing Retailers in Supply Chains under Disruption Risk", European Journal of Operational Research, 2018, Vol 265, Iss. 2, pp. 533-543 (with Milan Kumar & Balram Avittathur) “A Game Theoretic Analysis of Multichannel Retail in the context of “Showrooming”, Decision Support Systems, 2017, Vol 103 pp. 34-45. (with Shounak Basak, Balram Avittathur & Soumyen Sikdar) "Analyzing Operational Risk-Reward Trade-offs for Start-ups", European Journal of Operational Research, 2015, Vol 247, Iss. 2, pp. 596-609 (with Suresh Nair) "A Decision Support System for Mean-Variance Analysis in Multi-Period Inventory Control", Decision Support Systems, 2014, Vol 57, pp. 285-295.(with Suresh Nair) "Challenges of Supply Chain Finance: A Detailed Study and a Hierarchical Model Based on the Experiences of an Indian Firm", Business Process Management Journal, 2013, Vol. 19, Iss. 4. (with Dileep More) (Recipient of "HIGHLY COMMENDED PAPER" awarded by Emerald Literati Network for Excellence 2013 for articles published in Emerald Journals) "Analysis of Back-Office Outsourcing Contracts for Financial Services Operations", Journal of Operational Research Society, 2012, Vol. 63, pp. 1679-1692. (with Suresh Nair) "Supply Chain Finance Enabled Early Pay: Unlocking Trapped Value in B2B Logistics", International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 2012, Vol. 12 Num. 3, pp. 334-353. (with Suresh Nair) "Coordinating Multi-Channel Pricing of Seasonal Goods", International Journal of E-Business Research, 2012, Vol. 8, Iss. 4, pp. 34-56.
Conferences: 
Shounak Basak, Preetam Basu, Balram Avittathur & Soumyen Sikdar (2018), "A Game Theoretic analysis towards countering the ill-effects of showrooming”, International Conference on Management, Economics and Social Sciences, Cairo, Egypt. Shounak Basak, Preetam Basu, Balram Avittathur & Soumyen Sikdar (2017), "Showrooming”: A multi-channel retail phenomenon, Prague International Academic Conference on Business and Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Vaishnavi Tunuguntla, Preetam Basu, Krishanu Rakshit & Debabrata Ghosh (2016), "Impact of sponsored search and inventory availability on customer's purchase behavior", Production and Operations Management Society 27th Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA. Shounak Basak, Preetam Basu, Balram Avittathur & Soumyen Sikdar (2016), "Pricing in competitive multi-channel retail under asymmetric costs: A Game-theoretic analysis", 28th European Conference on Operational Research, 2016, Poznan, Poland. Milan Kumar, Preetam Basu & Balram Avittathur (2016), "Sourcing Decisions for a Retailer under Supply Disruption and Competition", 28th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 28), 2016, Poznan, Poland. Indranil Biswas, Arnab Adhikari, Preetam Basu and Arqum Mateen. (2016) “A Comparative Analysis of Different Recollection Strategies for a Closed Loop Supply Chain”, International Conference on E-Business and Supply Chain Competitiveness, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India. Shounak Basak, Balram Avittathur, Preetam Basu & Soumyen Sikdar (2016), "Pricing decisions in competitive multi-channel retail under asymmetric costs: A Game-theoretic approach", International Conference on E-Business and Supply Chain Competitiveness, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India. Mithu Kuiti, Preetam Basu & Arnab Bisi (2015) " A Green Supply Chain under Stochastic Demand with Cap and Trade" 19th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIMC, Calcutta. Vaishnavi Tunuguntla, Preetam Basu, Krishanu Rakshit & Debabrata Ghosh (2015), "sponsored search advertising under inventory linked customer willingness to pay", 19th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIMC, Calcutta Shounak Basak, Balram Avittathur, Preetam Basu & Soumyen Sikdar (2015), "A Game Theoretic Analysis of Multi-channel Retail Dynamics", 19th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, Kolkata, India. Milan Kumar, Preetam Basu & Balram Avittathur (2015), "Sourcing Decisions under Supply Disruption for Price-Setting Retailer", 19th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, Kolkata, India. Sourav Basu, Arnab Adhikari, Preetam Basu, and Indranil Biswas (2015), “An Analytical Model for Identifying Optimal Locations for Intermodal Transportation”, 19th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, December, 11-13, IIM Calcutta, Calcutta, India. Preetam Basu & Soumita Ghosh (2015), "Sourcing Strategies and Supply Chain Risk Management", OR2015, International Conference on Operations Research, Vienna, Austria. Preetam Basu, Samit Kumar Das & Jatin Ghritlahre (2013), “Decision Support System for Cash Management of Warranty Reserves", Proceedings of the Society of Operations Management (India) Annual Meeting, Chennai, India. Preetam Basu & Soumita Ghosh (2013), “Managing Supply-side Disruption Risks through Dual Sourcing", Proceedings of the Society of Operations Management (India) Annual Meeting, Chennai, India. Preetam Basu (2012),"Mean-Variance Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Programming Models: An Application to Capacity Expansion", Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics (ORS 2012), Bali, Indonesia. Preetam Basu & Suresh Nair, (2011), "Mean Variance analysis of Inventory Control", Proceedings of the Society of Operations Management (India) Annual Meeting, Calcutta, India. Sumanta Basu, Preetam Basu & Ashok Banerjee, (2011), "Pension Fund Management in India: A Stochastic Programming Approach", Proceedings of the Society of Operations Management (India) Annual Meeting, Calcutta, India. Preetam Basu & Suresh Nair, (2011), "Risk-Reward Analysis in Stochastic Dynamic Programming", Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Society Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, USA. Dileep More & Preetam Basu, (2011), "Challenges of Supply Chain Finance: a Hierarchical Model", Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Society Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, USA. Preetam Basu, (2010), " Risk-Reward Trade-offs for Start-ups: A Heuristics - Based Approach", Proceedings of the Society of Operations Management (India) Annual Meeting, Mumbai, India. Preetam Basu, (2009), “Multi-Channel Pricing of Seasonal Goods”, Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Basu, Preetam, (2009), “Analysis of Early Payment Discounts under Supply Chain Finance Initiatives”, Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Preetam Basu & Suresh Nair, (2009), “Optimal Trade Credit Decisions of a Start-up Firm”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego CA. Preetam Basu & Suresh Nair, (2008), “Dynamic Payables Discounting: A Supply Chain Finance Perspective”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Society Annual Meeting, La Jolla, CA. Preetam Basu , Suresh Nair & Jose Cruz, (2008), “Optimized Staffing with an option of Outsourcing”, Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting , Baltimore, MD. Preetam Basu, Suresh Nair & Jose Cruz, (2008), “Analysis of Outsourcing Arrangements in Financial Services Operations under Stochastic Staffing Demand”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
Articles/Cases: 
Preetam Basu, Indranil Bose, Ravi Santhanam & A.V. Vedpuriswar (2016), “CRISIL: From Credit Ratings to Global Analytics” (IIMC-CRC-2015-07, 2016) Preetam Basu & Niladri Chatterjee (2016), “Securing raw materials: a case on the Indian Steel industry” (IIMC-CRC-2015-06, 2015)
Books/Book Chapters: 
Suvendu Naskar, Preetam Basu & Anup K. Sen (2020). "A Literature Review of the Emerging Field of IoT Using RFID and Its Applications in Supply Chain Management." In Securing the Internet of Things: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (pp. 1664-1689). IGI Global., Hershey, PA, USA Bodhibrata Nag & Preetam Basu (2017), Introduction to Operations Research by Hillier, F. S. and Lieberman, G. J., Special Indian Edition, 10th Edition, McGraw-Hill, India Preetam Basu & Arnab Adhikari (2016).“Pricing Strategies in Multi-Channel Retailing of Seasonal Goods,” Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management , In Lee,(Ed.), IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA Bodhibrata Nag & Preetam Basu (2012), Introduction to Operations Research by Hillier, F. S. and Lieberman, G. J., Special Indian Edition, 9th Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill, India
Research Interests: 
Supply Chain Management Business Analytics Risk Management Sustainability Revenue Management & Pricing Multi-channel Retail