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Rahul W Kale

Associate Professor

Management | Coggin College of Business

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). “Product Substitution and Customer Service: A Simulation Study”, accepted at Quarterly Review of Business Disciplines.


Kale, R., Fadil P. and Näslund D. (2016). “Shipper Performance Benefits on an Electronic Logistic Marketplace”, Quarterly Review of Business Disciplines, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 139-156.


Paulraj, A., Kale, R. and Näslund, D. (2011) “Innovative and comprehensive online testing in quantitative courses”, International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp.163–178.


Näslund, D., Kale, R., and Paulraj, A. (2010). “Action Research in Supply Chain Management-A Framework for Relevant and Rigorous Research”, Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 331-355.


Choi, Y., Kale. R., and Shin J., “Religiosity and Consumers’ Use of Product Information Source among Korean Consumers: An Exploratory Research,” International Journal of Consumer Studies, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 61-68. 


Gupta, S., Fadil, P., and Kale, R. “"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), “Exploring superior distribution practices in the paper industry”, Transportation Journal, Vol. 48. No. 4, pp. 40-60.


Kale, R., Gupta, S., and Fadil, P. (2009), “Detailed Online Quizzes: Facilitating Holistic, Integrated Learning Experience in Operations Management”, International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 68-80.


Fadil, P., Gupta, S. and Kale, R. (2008), “Examining the influence of the delivery of strategic online content”, 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), “Environmental Purchasing and Firm Performance: An Empirical Investigation”, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 219-228.

Contact Information

Building 42, Room 3504

(904) 620-1107