Shalique M S

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Shalique M.S submitted his PhD thesis on the topic “Decision Reversal and Symbolic Practices in Sustainable Supply Chains: The Case of Sustainable Food Supply Chains”, Department of Quantitative Methods and Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. He has recently published in the International Journal of Production Research (ABDC Ranking A) and has papers under review in various other journals of repute. His research focuses on the application of contemporary advances in behavioral economics in supply chain management. He investigates how behavioral experiments can be used to understand sustainability adoption by various stakeholders in supply chains. He is also involved in various interdisciplinary research projects involving role of nudges in policy enforcements. Previously he worked as Operations Officer in Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, a Fortune 500 Company where he handled projects worth 200 million USD annually.

Educational Qualification

  • PhD in Quantitative Methods and Operations Management, IIM Kozhikode
  • Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2007 to 2011)

Work Experience (Research /Teaching)

Operations Officer, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, Manmad Terminal, Maharashtra (2011-2015)

  • Oversaw the implementation of terminal automation system (TAS) ensuring safe, reliable, and faster delivery of petroleum products
  • Achieved loss reduction during product transit through pipeline transfers using insights from data analytics leading to a reduction in the operational loss by 2% that amounts to an annual savings of INR 1.2 billion (1 INR = 0.013 USD)
  • Achieved reduction in a cycle time of truck loading operations by identifying constraints that hamper smooth operation and hence reducing the overall lead time

Area of Interest (Research /Teaching)

  • Behavioural Operations Management
  • Sustainable Supply Chain
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Modern Slavery

Journal Publication

Article Publications: 

  •  Shalique, S., Padhi, S., Jayaram, J., and Pati, R., “Adoption of symbolic versus substantive sustainability practices by lower-tier suppliers: A behavioral view,” Accepted (June 1, 2021), International Journal of Production Research, (ABDC A), Impact factor: 8.568.

Conference Publications:

  • Shalique M.S, Sidhartha S Padhi, Omkumar Krishnan (2019), “Design Structure Matrix Modelling Using Multiple Perspective Group Decision: The case of Kochi Metro Rail Limited” in Prof Gopinath, S., Prof Pati, R.K., & Prof Padhi, S.S, eds., “Project Management in the Emerging World of Disruption”, Kozhikode Publishers (PMI Organization Centre Pvt. Ltd), pp.8
  •  Shalique Sidhikh, Rajeev A, Sandeep S, Rahul R (2019), “Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics to Tackle Urban Mobility Issues”, 2019 POMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., U.S.A, May 3, Washington, D.C: Production and Operations Management Society, pp.59
  •  Shalique Sidhikh, Sidhartha S Padhi, Rupesh Kumar Pati (2019), “Use of twitter data for risk    management    in    an    organic    food    supply    chain”, 2019 POMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., U.S.A, May 5, Washington, D.C: Production and Operations Management Society, pp.123


Awards And Achievements

  • Topper in French and Social Sciences in CBSE Class 10 public examinations
  • Top 0.1% scorer in Mathematics in CBSE Class 12 public examinations
  • Best outgoing student award for excellence in academics and co-curricular activities