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Bio

Research Interests

My primary research interest lies in artifact failures pertaining to design, operation, and governance of complex technical systems. I am particularly interested in the management of artifacts for which some form of failure is unpredictable, inevitable, and consequential.

Education

Ph.D.  in Business Studies  (hons.)

IE Business School, Spain (October, 2019)

M. Sc., Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering 

Kansas State University, USA (December, 2006)

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Courses

Recent publications

  1. Bilateral dependency and supplier performance ambiguity in supply cha…

    Bhardwaj, A., & Ketokivi, M. (2020). Bilateral dependency and supplier performance ambiguity in supply chain contracting: Evidence from the railroad industry. Journal of Operations Management.
  2. Bounding Uncertainty - The Uses of Analogical Abduction in Entreprene…

    Sergeeva, A., Bhardwaj, A., & Dimov, D. (2020). Bounding Uncertainty: The Uses of Analogical Abduction in Entrepreneurship. (CentER Discussion Paper; Vol. 2020-002). CentER, Center for Economic Research.
  3. Bounded rationality, complexity, and operational failure - Lessons fr…

    Bhardwaj, A. (2019). Bounded rationality, complexity, and operational failure: Lessons from the Lac-Mégantic disaster. In Academy of Management Proceedings (1 ed., Vol. 2019, pp. 10927). Academy of Management.
  4. Is there safety in numbers? Organizing as a cooperative in the freela…

    Sergeeva, A., & Bhardwaj, A. (2019). Is there safety in numbers? Organizing as a cooperative in the freelance economy.
  5. How decomposable are nearly decomposable systems? The case of locomot…

    Bhardwaj, A., & Ketokivi, M. (2016). How decomposable are nearly decomposable systems? The case of locomotive engine failures. In Academy of Management Proceedings (1 ed., Vol. 2016, pp. 13510). Academy of Management.

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