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Narendra Singh


Narendra Singh

PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor of Operations Management

Research interests

Operations Management

Subject areas

Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Operations, Re-manufacturing


Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business Block C3, Office No. 6047 E-mail:

Narendra Singh is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining Nazarbayev University, he was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Indian School of Business. He has also worked as a Scientist at Defence Research and Development Organization, Government of India.

He received his PhD in Operations Management from Georgia Institute of Technology. He also holds an MBA in General Management from XLRI (India) and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Jaipur (India).

Narendra’s research interests are in supply chain management, closed-loop supply chains, and new product development. His current research focuses on studying challenges faced by firms in managing used products and the implications of offering remanufactured products. His research has been published in journals such as Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and Production & Operations Management.

Narendra’s teaching interests are in operations management, supply chain management, and project management. He has taught Project Management, Operations Management, Management Science, Total Quality Management, and Lean Operations

Refereed Journal Publications

1. Singh, Narendra, Karthik Ramachandran, and Ravi Subramanian. Intertemporal Product Management with Strategic Consumers: The Value of Defective Product Returns. Forthcoming, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.

2. Singh, Narendra, Ahmed Timoumi, and Subodha Kumar. Friend or Foe: When Should the Manufacturer Allow Its Retailer to Refurbish? Forthcoming, Production and Operations Management.

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Closed-Loop Supply Chains
  • Re-manufacturing
  • OM and Marketing Interface
  • New Product Development
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Total Quality Management and Lean Operations
  • Management Science