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Visiting Faculty

V  Nagadevara
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V Nagadevara

Operations Management, Quantitative Methods and Information Systems


  • PhD (Economics and Operations Research), Iowa State Univ., USA, 1974
  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Economics), GB Pant University of Agricultural and Technology, UP, India, 1970
  • B. Sc. (Agriculture), Agriculture College, Baptala, India, 1968



Research Areas

Data Mining and CRM; Computer Applications in SMEs; Project Management, Project Evaluation; Applications of Operations Research Methods

Recent Consulting
  • Water use efficiency in Nagarjuna Sagar Command area, Dept. of Command Area Development, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
  • Study of Advance Licensing System in Silk Import & Exports, Central Silk Board, Government of India
  • Diagnostic Study for State Farms Corporation of India, State Farms Corporation of India
  • Developing Networks for Upper Krishna Project, Dept. of Irrigation, Govt. of Karnataka
  • Implementation Plan for Karnataka Agricultural Project, Dept. of Agriculture, Govt. of Karnataka
  • Developing MIS for Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperation: Government of Bangladesh (UNDP Sponsored)
    Evaluation of Minor Irrigation Schemes, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Repayment Performance of Borrowers in Karnataka, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Evaluation of ITDP and LAMPS in Karnataka, Dept. of Social Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka
Academic Positions
  • IIM Bangalore: 1976-present
  • Staff Economist, Centre for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University, USA, 1974-1976

Project Management Institute (PMI) India Distinguished Scholar Award, 2011

Significant Publications
  • "Establishing Link between Employee Turnover and Withdrawal Behaviours: Application of Data Mining Techniques", Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, Volume 16 issue 2, December 2008
  • "Demystifying Spirituality at Work", Proceedings of the Sixth AIMS International Conference on Management, Greater NOIDA, New Delhi, December 28-31, 2008
  • "Strategies for Revitalizing the Civil Engineering Profession", Proceedings of the Sixth AIMS International Conference on Management, Greater NOIDA, New Delhi, December 28-31, 2008
  • Financial Inclusion", Proceedings of the International Conference on E-Governance, 18-20 December 2008, Delhi, India
  • Methodology for Identifying Factors That Impact Software Quality", Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Vol 8, no. 2, 2008, pp 145-151
  • "Evaluating Efficiency of Subunits of State Owned Transport Undertakings Using Data Envelopment Analysis", International Journal of Business Strategy, Vol 8, No. 1, 2008, pp 103-109
  • Quality Enhancement Through Application of Classification Trees, European Journal of Management, Vol 8, No. 1, 2008, pp 104-109
  • "Satisfaction Levels in Road Transport Service in Relation to Demographic Characteristics of Commuters" Proceedings of the Third AIMS International Conference on Management, Jan 1-4, 2006, Ahmedabad, India. Later Published as "Quality Expectations of Transport Services and Willingness to Pay: Case of KSRTC, AIMS International Journal of Management, Vol 1, No. 1, January 2007, pp 40-52