Dr. Debabrata Ghosh
Dr. Debabrata Ghosh

Associate Professor

Dr. Debabrata Ghosh is an Associate Professor at Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI), where he teaches operations and supply chain management to Masters Students and Executives. Prior to this, Dr. Ghosh was a faculty at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India. Dr. Ghosh’s research interests lie in the areas of sustainable operations, supply chain coordination, supply contracts, emerging economies and game theory applications in operations. Dr. Ghosh holds a Fellow Programme in Management (PhD) from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore where he was the Airbus scholarship recipient. Prior to joining academics he worked with Infosys consulting where he worked with several top global retail and consumer goods companies across Asia Pacific and the U.S. Dr. Ghosh also holds a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology where he was the Gold Medalist.

Research Interest

Green Supply Chains, Sustainable Operations, Game Theoretic Applications in Supply Chain Coordination, Supply Chain Contracts, Remanufacturing Models, Emerging Economy Issues.

Teaching Interest

  • Analytical Methods, Cases in Supply Chain Management, Pricing and Revenue Management
  • Operations Management, Operations Research, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Green Manufacturing



  • Kuiti MR., Ghosh D., Basu P., & Bisi A. (2020). “Do cap-and-trade policies drive environmental and social goals in supply chains: Strategic decisions, collaboration, and contract choices”, International Journal of Production Economics, 223, 107537.
  • Ghosh D., Sant T.G., Kuiti M. R., Swami S., & Shankar R. (2020). “Strategic decisions, competition and cost-sharing contract under industry 4.0 and environmental considerations,” Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 162, 1-24.


  • Ramani, V., Swami, S., & Ghosh, D (2019).  “Price premium effect, supply contracts and strategic decision making under environmental considerations”.  Benchmarking: An International Journal.
  • Ghosh D., Mehta P., & Avittathur B. (2019). “Supply chain capabilities and competitiveness of high-tech manufacturing start-ups in India,” Benchmarking: An International Journal, doi:10.1108/BIJ-12-2018-0437.
  • Kuiti M.R., Ghosh D., Gouda S., Swami S., & Shankar R. (2019). “Integrated Product Design, Shelf-space Allocation and Transportation Decisions in Green Supply Chains,” International Journal of Production Research, 57(19), 6181-6201.
  • Tunuguntla, V., Basu, P., Rakshit, K., & Ghosh, D. (2019). “Sponsored Search Advertising and Dynamic Pricing for Perishable Products under Inventory-linked Customer Willingness to Pay”. European Journal of Operational Research, 276(1), 119-132.


  • Ghosh D., Shah J., & Swami S. (2018). “Product greening and pricing strategies of firms under green sensitive consumer demand and environmental regulations,” Annals of Operations Research, 1-30.
  • Ghosh D., Gouda S., Shankar R., Swami S., & Thomas V.C. (2018). “Strategic decision making under subscription-based contracts for remanufacturing,” International Journal of Production Economics, 200, 134-150.


  • Chandra, S., Ghosh, D., & Srivastava, S. (2016). Outbound Logistics Management Practices in the Automotive Industry – An Emerging Economy Perspective. Decision. Invited Paper: Special Issue on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Economies, 43 (2), 145-165.


  • Ghosh, D., & Shah, J. (2015). Supply chain analysis under green sensitive consumer demand and cost sharing contract. International Journal of Production Economics, 164, 319-329.


  • Ghosh, D., & Shah, J. (2012). A comparative analysis of greening policies across supply chain structures. International Journal of Production Economics, 135(2), 568-583.


  • Avittathur B. & Ghosh D. (2020). “Excellence in Supply Chain Management,” Routledge. (Collaboration with International Institution)

Chapters in Edited Books

  • Swami S., Garg E., Ghosh D., & Swami C. (2020). “Corporate Social Responsibility in Supply Chains,” Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials, 5, 344-352.
  • Swami S., Ghosh D., & Swami C. (2020). “Sustainability Indicators in Supply Chains,” Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials, 5, 503-511.
  • Ghosh D., Gouda S., & Awasthy P. (2018). “What Drives Firms Towards Green Initiatives? —An Emerging Economy Perspective,” In: Chakraborty A., Kumar Gouda S., Gajanand M. (eds.)  Sustainable Operations in India, Springer, Singapore, 21-33.
  • Ghosh D. (2016). “Sustainable Supply Chain Management” In: Shah, J. Supply chain management: Text and Cases. 2/e., New Delhi, Pearson Education India
  • Debabrata Ghosh, Sirish Gouda and Janat Shah. (2016). “Green Supply Chain Initiatives: The India Perspective” In: Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management. ed. Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke, LLC, USA), 1: 240 – 247. PryMarke, LLC, USA: IGI Global.
  • Janat Shah and Debabrata Ghosh. (2011). “Decoding Supply Chain Leadership in India“. In: Haksöz, Çağrı, Sridhar Seshadri, and Ananth V. Iyer, eds. Managing Supply Chains on the Silk Road: Strategy, performance, and risk. CRC Press.

Policy Articles and Cases

  • Gouda S. & Ghosh D. (2020, Jul 8). “Drafting a Sustainability Agenda During COVID-19,” Supply Chain Brain.
  • Gouda S., Swami S., & Ghosh D. (2019). “Innovation Strategies: Upcycling can take sustainable supply chains beyond recycling,” Supply Chain Management Review, May/June, 6-7.
  • Chandra S., Ghosh D., & Nimje S. (2018). “Roadblocks to Sustainable Logistics in India’s Auto Industry,” Supply Chain Management Review, December, 23-27.
  • Ghosh D., Mehta P., Avittathur B., & Sarkar U. (2018). “Unlocking the potential of India’s high-tech start-ups,” Supply Chain Management Review.
  • Devi V. & Ghosh D. (2017). “The Sabar Shouchagar Project (Toilets for Everyone): Making Nadia District the First Open Defecation Free District in India,” Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, doi:10.1108/EEMCS-03-2017-0061.
  • Ritu Mehta and Debabrata Ghosh, (2015) “Optima Business Group: Leveraging Information Technology for Salesforce Enablement”, IVEY Publishing (9B15A021), pages 11.
  • Janat Shah and Debabrata Ghosh, (2010) “Business strategy drives supply chains”. Economic Times.

Conference Presentations


  • Ghosh, D. (2020, January). Supply chain competitiveness of high-tech manufacturing in India. Workshop on Emerging Trends in Advanced Manufacturing – Indian Institutes of Technology, Madras, India. – Invited talk.


  • Ghosh, D. (2019, December). Evaluation of Differing Environmental Policies on Manufacturer’s Strategic Decisions, 23rd Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management – Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
  • Ghosh, D. (2019, September). Do Carbon Emissions Cap Drive Environmental Goals in Supply Chains? Strategic Decisions, Contract Choices, and Lessons, POMS International Conference, Brighton, United Kingdom.


  • Ghosh, D. (2018, December). Challenges and Opportunities for High-Tech Manufacturing Firms’ Growth – The Case of Start-ups in India, ISDSI 2018 International Conference, SPJIMR, Mumbai, India
  • Ghosh, D. (2018, December). Green Supply Chain Analysis and Coordination Package Size, Transportation and Shelf Space Allocation Decisions, POMS 2018 International Conference, Sri Lanka.
  • Ghosh, D. (2018, August) Understanding Blockchain, Blockchain Conference: Blockchain Explained and Practical Applications, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, Malaysia.


  • Ghosh, D. (2017, December) Analyzing the strategic decisions of an OEM and remanufacturer under competition and contracts, 11th Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI) International Conference, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Tiruchirappalli, India.


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