Dr. Ram Kumar Dhurkari

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Information Technology & Systems

Dr. Ram Kumar Dhurkari
Dr. Ram Kumar Dhurkari
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Information Technology & Systems

MCA (RGPV Bhopal), FPM (IIM Kozhikode)

01704-277314

Biography

Ram Kumar Dhurkari is an Assistant Professor Information Technology and Systems Management area at the Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh, India. Prior to this, he was associated with IFMR Graduate School of Business Krea University, SDMIMD Mysore (ACBSP and EFMD EPAS accredited) and TAPMI Manipal (AACSB accredited). He is a Fellow of Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode. In addition, he holds a Master’s degree in Computer Application from Rajiv Gandhi Technological University Bhopal and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Devi-Ahilya University Indore. Before joining Doctoral program, he worked as an Academic Associate at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and as a Lecturer at SGSITS Indore.

 

Teaching and Research Interest

Research and Consultancy Projects

Awards And Honours

  • Received Creative Decision Foundation Research Grant to Register for 25th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making 2019 at Istanbul.
  • Selected for and attended doctoral consortium in Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 44th annual meeting at Baltimore, USA on 16 Nov 2013.
  • Won Wipro Earthian Award 2011-12 College category- Proposed the idea of Green Computer Center.

Publications

Journal Publications

  • Dhurkari, R. K. “Improving the Prescriptive Power of Analytic Hierarchy Process”, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (ABDC 2022: A category), forthcoming.
  • Aggarwal, A. and Dhurkari, R. K. (2023) “Association between Stress and Information Security Policy Non-Compliance Behavior: A Meta-analysis”, Computers & Security (ABDC 2022: A category), Vol 124.
  • Dhurkari, R. K. (2023) “Strategic Pricing Decision using Analytic Hierarchy Process”, Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, Vol 22, pp. 85-100. (ABDC 2022: B category) 
  • Dhurkari, R. K. (2022) “Remarks on the Inconsistency Measure of the Analytic Hierarchy Process”, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Volume 43, No. 4, pp. 4669-4679.
  • Dhurkari, R. K. (2022). Choice of Platform for Online Classes at WKIM. Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases, Vol 12(2), pp. 189-193. (ABS 2021: Category 1) 
  • Dhurkari, R. K. (2022) “MCDM Methods: Practical Difficulties and Future Directions for Improvement”, RAIRO - Operations Research, Volume 56, No. 04, pp. 2221-2233. (ABS 2021: Category 1)
  • Dhurkari, R. K. (2022) Networking Infrastructure Decision at Well Known Institute of Management. Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases, Volume 12, Issue 01, pp. 72-78. (ABS 2021: Category 1).
  • Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. and Patjoshi, S.K. (2021). Vehicle Routing and Capacity Planning - A Three Phase Algorithm. Journal of Information and Optimization Sciences, Volume 42, Issue 08, pp. 1923-1942. (ABDC 2019: Category C)
  • Dhurkari, R.K. (2021). Study of Salespeople Performance Evaluation Criteria in India. Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Volume 57, Issue 02, pp. 271-284. (ABS 2018: Category 1).
  • Dhurkari, R.K. and Swain, A.K. (2019). Application of AHP in Partner Selection for Innovation in Strategic Alliances. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, Volume 19, No. 4, pp. 532-553 (ABDC 2016: Category C).
  • Dhurkari, R. K. (2019). MCGL: A New Reference Dependent MCDM Method. International Journal of Operational Research, Volume 36, No. 4, pp. 477 - 495 (ABDC 2016: Category C).
  • Dhurkari, R. K. (2017). Information Technology and Organizational Change: Review of Theories and application to a case of Indian Railways. Management and Labour Studies, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp. 135–151. (ABDC 2019: Category C).
  • Dhurkari, R.K. and Nandakumar, M.K. (2015). Measures of Complementarity and Compatibility in Strategic Alliances for Innovation: A Review of Literature. The International Technology Management Review, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp. 182-201. (ABDC 2016: Category C).

Book / Book Chapter

  • Dhurkari, R. K. (2020). “Data Driven Decision Making" for the UTTARAKHAND ECONOMIC SURVEY 2019-20 Volume – II, DIRECTORATE OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS, Government of Uttarakhand.
  • Dhurkari, R.K. (2017). Knowledge Management: An Innovative Capability Perspective in Book entitled “Contemporary Research in Management”, Volume VI, SDM Research Center for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), SDMIMD, Mysore ISBN 978-93-83302-23-9
  • Dhurkari, R.K. (2016). Vehicle Routing and Capacity Planning at DMist Dairy Cooperatives in Book entitled “Cases in Management” Volume V, SDM Research Center for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), SDMIMD, Mysore. ISBN 978-93-83302-22-2
  • Dhurkari, R.K., Krishnadas, N. (2011). City Bus Services of Indore In Shrivastava, S. and Jhajharia, P. (Eds.), Cases in Management pp. 348-365, Prentice Hall of India. ISBN 978-81-203-4158-6

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

Conferences

  • Improving the predictive power of AHP based decision support systems in 26th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making at Portsmouth UK 26 June -1 July 2022.
  • Strategic Pricing Decision Using Analytic Hierarchy Process in 25th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making at Istanbul during 16-21 June 2019.
  • Strategic Pricing Decision using Analytic Hierarchy Process” Presented in 2018 INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Conference at Scotiabank Conference Centre, Toronto (Canada) during 20-22 June 2018.
  • On the Validity of Inconsistency Measure In the Analytic Hierarchy Process”, India Subcontinent Decision Science Institute (ISDSI) International Conference during 27-30 Dec 2017 at Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli.
  • An experiment on the effectiveness of AHP for informed decision-making”. International Conference on Business & Economic Development (ICBED)-2015, New York, U.S.A, The Business and Management review, Vol. 6, Number 2, pp.305.
  • An Alternative Preference Elicitation Procedure in Predicting Choice. Published in the proceedings of 4th IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence during 11-12 April 2015 at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
  • A New Method to Support Informed Managerial Decisions in Salespeople Performance Evaluation. Published in the proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence during 18-20 Dec 2014 at Indian Institute of Sciences Bangalore
  • MCGL: A new method for modelling the choice behavior of the decision maker. Published in the proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 44th annual meeting at Baltimore, USA.
  • “Multi Criteria Gain Loss: A new reference dependent method for Ranking and Selection” Presented at 5th International Conference on Excellence in Research and Education (CERE) held during 9-12 May 2013 at Indian Institute of Management Indore, India.
  • Multi Attribute Gain Loss- A new method for reference dependent multi-attribute ranking and selection. Published in the proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing held during 5-7 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India.
  • “Vehicle Routing and Capacity Planning: A three phased approach” Poster Presentation in International Conference on Information Technology, Systems and Management held during 17-18 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India.

Books and Book Chapters

Case Studies