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Anant Mishra

Associate Professor
Supply Chain and Operations


  • PhD 2009
    Operations Management, University of Minnesota
  • MS 2009
    Statistics, University of Minnesota
  • BTech 2001
    Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee


  • Global Supply Chains
  • Project Management
  • Innovation/Crowdsourcing Contests
  • Public Sector Operations
  • Emerging Market Operations


Anant Mishra is an Associate Professor in the Supply Chain and Operations Department at the Carlson School of  Management, University of Minnesota. His current research interests derive from contemporary issues in the areas of project management, open innovation, public-sector operations, and global supply chain management. His research has been published in Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, and IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management.

Anant has designed and taught Executive MBA, MBA and Undergraduate level courses in Strategic Sourcing, Project Management, Operations Management, and Business Statistics. His recognitions include the Dean's Scholar Award for Extraordinary Contributions as a Tenured Faculty, the Wickham Skinner Award for Best Published Paper in the Production & Operations Management Journal, School of Business Outstanding MBA Faculty Award, School of Business Research Award, POMS Applied Research Competition Finalist, INFORMS Technology Management Section Best Doctoral Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention in the Elwood Buffa Doctoral Dissertation Competition, and Outstanding Ph.D. Student Teaching Award.

Prior to pursuing a Ph.D., Anant acquired valuable experience in software development working for Tata Consultancy Services – a premier Indian IT consulting firm.

Selected Works & Activities.

  • Journal Articles
    Menon, N., A. Mishra, S. Ye. (Forthcoming). Experience Breadth and Problem-Solving in Crowdsourcing Contests: An Empirical Investigation. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.
  • Journal Articles
    Adbi, A., C. Chatterjee, M. Drev, A. Mishra. (Forthcoming). When the Big One Came: A Natural Experiment on Demand Shocks and Market Structure in India’s Influenza Vaccine Markets. Production & Operations Management.
  • Journal Articles
    Liu X, A Mishra, S Goldstein, and KK Sinha. (Forthcoming). Towards Improving Factory Working Conditions in Developing Countries: An Empirical Analysis of Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment Factories. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.
  • Journal Articles
    Bockstedt J, C Druehl, and A Mishra. 2016. Heterogeneous Submission Behavior and its Implications for Winning in Innovation Contests with Public Submissions. Production & Operations Management 25(7) 1157-1176.
  • Journal Articles
    Mishra A, S Das, and J Murray. 2016. Risk, Process Maturity, and Project Performance: An Empirical Analysis of US Federal Government Technology Projects. Production & Operations Management 25(2) 210-232.
  • Journal Articles
    Mishra A, KK Sinha. 2016. Work Design and Integration Glitches in Globally Distributed Technology Projects. Production & Operations Management 25(2) 347-369
  • Honors and Awards

    Dean's Scholar Award to Tenured Faculty for Extraordinary Contributions in Research, Teaching and Service

  • Honors and Awards

    2016 Wickham Skinner Award for Best Published Paper in Production & Operations Management (in 2015)

  • Honors and Awards

    Outstanding Faculty, MBA Class of 2015, George Mason University School of Business

  • Honors and Awards

    Carlson Global Institute, Wells Fargo Foundation Sustainability Grant

  • Honors and Awards

    POMS Applied Research Challenge 2014, Finalist, Production and Operations Management Society

  • Honors and Awards

    George Mason University, School of Business, Summer Research Funding 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Honors and Awards

    George Mason University, School of Business, Research Award 2011, 2012

  • Honors and Awards

    Decision Sciences Institute's Elwood Buffa Dissertation Competition 2010, Honorable Mention

  • Honors and Awards

    INFORMS Technology Management Section Best Dissertation Award 2010, Winner

  • Honors and Awards

    Outstanding PhD Student Teaching Award, University of Minnesota

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