Areas of Expertise
Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Transportation
Ph.D. Business Administration, University of Maryland
M. Tech. Industrial Management, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
B.E. Industrial Engineering, Nagpur University, India
Professor Kale teaches courses in the general area of Operations Management and Management Science at the undergraduate and graduate level. His research interests are broadly in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management.
Supply Chain Management Research Award, 2010
International Academy of Business Disciplines
Publications & Presentations
Kale, R., Iyengar, D., and Fadil P. (2017). â€œProduct Substitution and Customer Service: A Simulation Studyâ€, accepted at Quarterly Review of Business Disciplines.
Kale, R., Fadil P. and NÃ¤slund D. (2016). â€œShipper Performance Benefits on an Electronic Logistic Marketplaceâ€, Quarterly Review of Business Disciplines, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 139-156.
Paulraj, A., Kale, R. and NÃ¤slund, D. (2011) â€œInnovative and comprehensive online testing in quantitative coursesâ€, International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp.163â€“178.
NÃ¤slund, D., Kale, R., and Paulraj, A. (2010). â€œAction Research in Supply Chain Management-A Framework for Relevant and Rigorous Researchâ€, Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 331-355.
Choi, Y., Kale. R., and Shin J., â€œReligiosity and Consumersâ€™ Use of Product Information Source among Korean Consumers: An Exploratory Research,â€ International Journal of Consumer Studies, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 61-68.
Gupta, S., Fadil, P., and Kale, R. â€œ"The Influence of Culture and Demography on Classroom Participation: Integrating Technology into the Pedagogical Paradigm", International Business: Research, Teaching and Practice, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 71-89.
Kale, R., Choi, Y., Paulraj, A. and Williamson S. (2009), â€œExploring superior distribution practices in the paper industryâ€, Transportation Journal, Vol. 48. No. 4, pp. 40-60.
Kale, R., Gupta, S., and Fadil, P. (2009), â€œDetailed Online Quizzes: Facilitating Holistic, Integrated Learning Experience in Operations Managementâ€, International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 68-80.
Fadil, P., Gupta, S. and Kale, R. (2008), â€œExamining the influence of the delivery of strategic online contentâ€, Journal of International Business Disciplines, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 76-85.
Kale R., Evers P., and Dresner M. (2007), "Analyzing private communities on internet-based collaborative transportation networks", Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 21-38.
Carter C., Kale R., and Grimm C. (2000), â€œEnvironmental Purchasing and Firm Performance: An Empirical Investigationâ€, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 219-228.