G D Sardana

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Name: G.D Sardana
Designation: Professor
Ext: 380
Email: gd.sardana@bimtech.ac.in



Ph.D. I.I.T Delhi,1988
Area: Productivity Measurement and Organizational Performance
Bachelors B.Sc( Mechanical Engineering)
Punjab University,1961
Any Other Degree Diploma in Finance
Research Interests
  • The first stream covers modeling and empirical research in areas of business and performance modeling,corporate performance measurement,service operations performance,logistics and supply chain performance business excellence and productivity measurement and managemnet.
  • The second stream research is in areas of collaborative comparative studies of India,Pakistan and Srilanka in areas of small and medium scale enterprises,industrial segments,business environment,clusters and supportive infrastructure.


Authored Books
  • Productivity Measurement for Business Excellence, 2009, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi
  • Productivity Management: A Systems Approach,1998, Narosa Publishing House New Delhi.


Edited Books
  • Proceedings, A Renvoi on Case Studies in Management, 2005, Amity University Press, New Delhi
  • Cases in Management, 2005, Allied Publishers,  New Delhi
  • Cases in Business Management, 2006, Allied Publishers, New Delhi
  • Select Case in Management,  2007, Allied Publishers,  New Delhi
  • Handbook of Management Cases,   2008, Allied Publishers, New Delhi.
  • Enhancing Organizational Performance through Strategic Initiatives, Handbook of Management Cases,   2009, Macmillan, New Delhi.
  • Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage,   2010, Macmillan, New Delhi.
  • Positive Initiatives for Organizational Change and Transformation, 2012, Macmillan, NewDelhi
  • Building Competencies for Sustainability and Organizational Excellence, 2012, Macmillan, NewDelhi.
  • Reframing Human Capital for Organizational Excellence, 2013, Bloomsbury, NewDelhi.
  • Capability Building for Organizational Transformation, 2013, Bloomsbury, NewDelhi.


Selected Publications
  • “Fundamentals of Inventory Management “
    Vishwakarma, Vol. IX, No.8, Dec. 1968, pp. 5-9.
  • “Application of Value Analysis to Make or Buy Decisions”
    Productivity, Vol.X, No. 2, July- Sept. 1969, pp. 386 – 391.
  • “Variable Loads & Manpower Planning “
    Productivity, July- Sept. 1974, pp. 164– 174.
  • “Factors governing the form of seam in Sub- merged Arc Welding”
    Machine Building Industry, Vol. 15, Jan. 1976, pp. 39 -48.
  • “Capacity planning & Machine Tool Requirement”
    Machine Building Industry, Vol.15, No.6, June 1976, pp. 1-5.
  • “Measurement of output in a multi product manufacturing plant”
    Industrial Engineering and Management, Vol.12, No.2, April- June 1977, pp 31-34
  • “Measurement of output in a multi product manufacturing plant”
    Industrial Engineering and Management, Vol.12, No.2, April- June 1977,
    pp 31-34
  • “Productivity Measurement in a Welding Shop”
    Proceeding, Indian Institute of Welding, National Seminar, 1977.
  • “ Productivity Measurement in a Machine Shop”
    Industrial Engineering and Management, Vol.13, No.3, July-Sept, 19…7, pp.3-1
  • “Estimation of Manufacturing Time for one off type Tools”
    Industrial India, Sept. 1982, pp. 1-6.
  • “Plant Level Productivity Management as applicable to Engineering Industry”
    Proceedings, National Seminar on productivity in India Context, BHEL,
    Hardwar, Sept.1982.
  • “An MBO Based Mathematical Model for Measuring Plant Productivity”
    Proceedings, All India Seminar on Productivity Maximization in Industries,
    Institution of Engineers (India), Calcutta, April 1983.
  • “Impact of External Environment on Productivity: A Mathematical Model”
    Industrial Engineering Journal Vol. XII, No.9, Sept. 1983, pp. 1-8.
  • “Performance Objectives – Productivity (PO-P): A Conceptual Framework and a Mathematical Model for Productivity Management”
    Productivity, Vol.XXIV, No.3, Oct-Dec.1983, pp 299-307.
  • “Impact of External Environment on Productivity and Productivity Measurement A Contingency Approach”
    Proceedings, International Productivity Congress, Bombay, 1983.
  • “Concept of Productivity: A Plea for Reappraisal” Udyog Pragati, Vol. VII, No. 1, Jan-
    March, 1984, pp. 16-24.
  • “Impact of External Environment on Productivity: A Mathematical Model”
    Industrial Engineering Journal Vol. XII, No.9, Sept. 1983, pp. 1-8.
  • “An Integrated Productivity – Index for a Production System: A PO-P Approach”
    Proceedings, XXVI. National Convention, Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering,
    Bangalore 1984.
  • “Productivity Measurement of a Production System: A PO-P Approach’
    Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. XIII, No.8, Aug. 1984, pp. 11-20.
    Won the 1984 Best Paper Award.
  • “Models of Productivity Management: Survey and Critical Appraisal”
    Reading Material, APO Seminar on Productivity Measurement and Analysis,
    National Productivity Council, New Delhi, Dec. 1984.
  • “Models of Productivity Measurement” Productivity, Vol. XXV No.3, 1984, pp 271-289.
  • “Productivity Measurement of a Marketing System: A POP Approach”
    Proceeding XXVII National Convention, Indian Institution of Industrial
    Engineering, Cochin, Feb. 1985.
  • “Measurement of Plant Productivity: A Goal Programming Approach”
    Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol, XIV, No.9 Sept., 1985, pp. 1-18.
  • “Productivity Measurement of a Small Undertaking” Proceeding XXVIII, National Convention, Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering, Bombay, 1986.
  • “A Model for Productivity Measurement in a Multi-product Organisation using Conference for Productivity Research, University of Miami, Florida, Feb. 4-7, 1987. Productivity Management Frontiers -1; Ed. Sumanth, Elsevier 1987.
  • “Productivity Measurement of an Educational Institution through PO-P Approach: A Case Study” Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol XVI, No.3, March 1987. pp. 2-20. Won the 1987 Best Paper Award.
  • “Productivity Measurement of Applied Industrial Research in an Organisation: A Conceptual Framework” Proceedings 2nd International Conference on Productivity Research, Miami (1989). Also published in Productivity Management Frontiers-II; Ed. Sumanta Edosomwan, Sink and Werther, Interscience Enterprises Ltd., 1989.
  • “Productivity Measurement in a Multiproduct Multiplant Engineering Company” Productivity Vol. 29 No. 4, 1989, pp. 387-397.
  • Productivity Management: A Programme for Implementation, Productivity Vol. 32, No.l, April-June 1991, pp. 93-100.
  • ‘Integrating BPR with Productivity’, Productivity, Vol.39, No 1, April-June 1988,
  • ‘Strategic Supply Chain Management; A Case Study of Business Transformation’ in Supply Chain Management for Global Competitiveness, Ed. B.S. Sahay, Macmillan
    India Ltd. 1999.
  • Productivity Measurement of a Commercial Bank: Framework and a Case Study, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. XXVIII, No.6, June, 1999.
  • “Measuring Productivity in Civil Service” , Productivity Vol. 41, No.l, April-June 2000, pp. 66-70.
  • “World Class Manufacturing: A Strategic Business Driver” Productivity Vol. 41, July-September 2000, pp. 252-260.
  • “SMEs: Changing Paradigm of Performance Measures” Productivity Vol. 42 No.2, July-
  • Performance Grading of Hospitals: A Conceptual Framework. Productivity, Vol. 44, No.3, Oct-Dec 2003, pp 450-465.
  • Determinants of SME Success: Formulating A Business Strategy, Productivity, Vol.44, No.4, Jan-March 2004, pp. 572-585,
  • IT Enabled Business Performance Measurement Model Proceedings, ASIA – 2004 ,First Argentina Symposium on Information Systems, FAMAF, National University of Cordoba, Argentina, 2004.
  • Measuring Performance of a Service Organization: A Case Study; Proceedings, 8th South Asian Management Forum, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, 2004.
  • “Miles to Go Promises to Keep”, Proceedings, A Renvoi on Case Studies in Management, 2005, Amity University Press, New Delhi
  • Opportunity and threats to enter Global Economy, International Conference,‘Dynamic Role of management in Global Economy’, Organized by Punjab College of technical Education, Ludhiana, April, 2005.
  • ‘SMEs: Changing Paradigm of Performance Measures’ Productivity, Vol. 42, No 2, pp 191-200 New Delhi, 2001
  • Evaluating and Grading the Performance of Hospitals: A Framework’, Sri Lankan Journal of Management, Vol.9, Nos. 1&2, 2004, Colombo.
  • “Designing Performance Metrics for Agile Supply Chains”, International Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain, University of Hong Kong, 2006.
  • Designing an Education Index for B-Schools’, Productivity, Vol.46, No.4, pp524- 536, 2006, New Delhi.
  • “Indigenous Resource Mobilization for the Civil Society Organization: A South Asian Perspective’, Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, Faculty of Arts, University of Karachi, Pakistan, No. 2, 2005.
  • “A Saga of Food Distribution” in “Cases in Management” Edited BS Sahay et al., pp145-165. Allied Publishers Private Ltd. 2005.
  • “Indian Railways: The Turnaround” in “Cases in Business Management” Edited BS Sahay et al., pp515-533. Allied Publishers Private Ltd. 2006.
  • IT Applications in Indian Automobile Supply Chains, International Conference on Creating Competitive Advantage in Global Economy, Punjab College of Technical Education, Ludhiana, 2007.
  • Designing Performance Matrix for a Call Center’ in Strategic Business Management, Deep and Deep Publications New Delhi 2007
  • Measuring Performance of Agile Supply Chains, MATS Business Review, Vol 02, No1, pp7-23, Dec. 2007


Academic Experience
  • Professor, Amity Business School, Noida, 2004-2005
  • Professor, IMT Ghaziabad 2005-2009
  • Professor Emeritus IME, Sahibabad. 2009-2010


Other Professional Experience
Duration Location Designation
1991-2003 Ujala Pumps Director
1990-1991 Precision Stampings Executive Director
1989-1990 Usha Rectifier C.E.O. – Project and Operations Management
at Bhimtal (Uttranchal)
1986-1988 Singer India Ltd. Executive Director
(Singer unit )
Director .
1969-1986 Asea Brown Boveri General Manager
1961-1969 B.H.E.L. Bhopal Prod. Planning Engineer
Achievements and Awards
  • Winner of Book Award from Delhi Management Association
  • Winner of Best Book Award from Indian Society for Training and Development
  • Best paper award in 1984 from Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering
  • Best paper award in1987 from Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering
  • Best paper award in1999 from Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering
  • Member, Emerald’s Literati network


Work in Progress
  • Editor, South Asian Journal of Business andManagement Cases
  • 2. Organizing and Cochairing, International Conference on Management Cases 2013
  • Case Development under Bimtech Center for Management Case Development
  • Organizing Case Development Competition


Research Projects

Four papers, under development for publication in International Journals

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