Krishnan Anand

David Eccles Professor, Faculty Scholar, Faculty Fellow, & Emerging Scholar

Department of Operations and Information Systems

Faculty, Tenure Track

Krishnan S Anand is Professor of Operations and Information Systems and David Eccles Faculty Fellow at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Prior to joining the Eccles faculty, he was a faculty member at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and the Kellogg Graduate School on Management, Northwestern University.

Dr. Anand received a B.Tech in Computer Science from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) (Madras), an M.S. in Management Science from the Simon School of Business
Administration, University of Rochester and Ph.D. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, with a concentration in Operations and Information Management.

Dr. Anand has taught in the undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs at the David Eccles School of Business. His teaching awards include the Brady Superior Teaching award, the Outstanding
Honors Faculty award and the Daniels Fund Leadership in Ethics Education Award (twice). He designed, and teaches, an advanced elective on Global Supply Chain Management for both
undergraduates and MBAs.

Dr. Anand’s research spans the areas of Operations / Supply Chain Management as well as the economics of Information Systems, and the interface of these two disciplines. His current research
interests include Ethics in Business, Sustainable Operations, Supply Chain Contracts, and the interplay of Inventories, Information and Incentives in Supply Chains.

Dr. Anand has published several well-cited articles in top research journals on these topics. He has given invited talks and seminars at all the major business schools in the country as well as at
a number of conferences, to both practitioners and researchers. His paper “Quality-Speed Conundrum: Tradeoffs in Customer-Intensive Services”, coauthored with M. Pac and S.
Veeraraghavan, won the prestigious Management Science best paper in Operations award, among all papers published in Management Science in the three-year period 2010-2012. His
paper “Ethics, Bounded Rationality and IP Sharing in IT Outsourcing”, coauthored with M. Goyal and also published in Management Science, won the best paper award at the Conference
on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) in 2016.

Prior to his academic career, Dr. Anand was a software entrepreneur.

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Teaching

OIS 5620-001 Glob Supply Chain Mgt

OIS 5620-002 Glob Supply Chain Mgt

OIS 7980-001 Faculty Consult Ph.D.

OIS 7990-001 Cont Registration Ph.D

Publications