Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
Mrinalini Shah

Professor, Chairperson Enterpreneurship cell

Area: Operations Management

Postdoctoral: Under European commission fellowship (ERASMAS MUNDAS) School of Management, University of Warsaw, Poland , (1 Sept 2010-28 Feb ,2011)
Ph D Kumaun University, Nainital, 2007
DCO : Diploma of computers in office Management , IGNOU (2001)
Masters: M. Sc. , Kumaun University, Nainital 1995
Stanford Technology venture program and NEN certified Entrepreneurship educator, 2009
Six sigma, green belt certified, 2010


Courses Taught at IMT:


  • Core: Decision Making Under Uncertainty & Optimization, Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship Development & Management, Business Research Method, Quantitative Techniques, Research Methodology ( for Ph DScholar)
  • Electives: Advance decision Analysis , Business Analysis tools & Techniques (SAS based), Quantitative Business Models


Research Interests
  • Supply chain, Inventory Management, Intelligent Management model, Business Analytics , Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship Development


Selected Publications

International journals: (total 10)
  • Shah M, Chattopadhyay N., “Innovation in Procurement from Rural India Using Enterprise Mobile Strategy: A case study”, World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable development, Emerald Publications, Vol. 10 No. 2, 2014, pp. 143-153
  • Chattopadhyay N., Shah M., “Exploring Effect of Service Innovation on Business Performance of Restaurants in India”, International Journal of Business Innovation & Research , Inderscience Publications, Vol 8, No 3, 2014, PP 252-264
  • Shah M., “Fuzzy Based Trend Mapping and Forecasting for Time Series Data”, Expert System with applications , Volume 39, issue 7, 1 June 2012, Elsevier publication, ( Impact factor 1.924 , 5 year impact factor 2.193) pp 6351-6358
  • “An insight into agri-food supply chain: a review” , International Journal of Value Chain Management V6, N2 or N3, 2012, Inder science publication
  • Shah M, Samuel M. V., Organised agri-food (apple) supply chain scenario in India: Reality or Myth?” International Journal of Business performance and supply Chain Modelling, spl issue on “Advanced models for the design, optimization and performance measurement of supply chains” Inderscience Publications , 4(3/ 4), 2012, pp 359- 378
  • Shah M., “Fuzzy logic : A realistic tool for management of customer relation” , International journal of Electronic Customer relation management ( IJECRM), Vol 2, No 2, 2008, Inder science Publication
  • Shah M., “Fuzzy time series: a realistic method to forecast Gross domestic capitol of India”, Analysis and design of Intelligent Systems, Series Advances in soft computing techniques, Springer Verlaq publication, Vol 41, 2007, pp 255-264
  • Shah M., “e-governance in India : dream or reality?”, International journal of Education and development using ICT (IJEDICT), Vol 3, issue 2, 2007


National journals/ book Chapters : ( Total 17)

  • “Analysis of Investment Behavior during Recovery Phase among Youth investors of Indian Stock Market”, VISION , Sage Publication , 2011
  • “3G technology in India : Critical success factor”, IIMS Journal of Management Science, Serial Publication, March-Jun 2011
  • “Comparative study of organized Agri-food Business in India”, Paradigm, Vol XIII, No 2, July- Dec 2009


Case Study:

  • Medihome : Challenges of expansion competing with mom & pop chemists to chain pharmacies, “Developing Analytical Skills: Case Study In Management”, Edior Shroff publication, (2008), 375-390
  • “A case study on decision making : an apple grower’s dilemma” , Cases on Business Management, Editor Sahay B. S., Sardana G. D., Allied Publication (2008), pp 232-241


Books Published :

  • Co- editor , “Changing Paradigms in Professional Education” by Aman Publications , New Delhi, 2006


Working Papers

  • Humanitarian Supply Chain for sudden Natural Disaster: Logistics Management in India
  • Women Entrepreneurship in India: Challenges
  • Mobile Health in India : Nectar or Poison?


Work in Progress

  • Intelligent Supplier Selection Model, Risk pooling in supply chain with Intelligent Modelling


International / National conference paper presentation:

  • more than 25 papers including and Chaired the session in IFSA World Congress 2012 Indonesia, ICQM, Los-Angeles 2009, IFSA world Congress Mexico 2009,

Academic Experience (Total 18.5 years)

Was nominated by Government of India as Indian Council of Cultural relations (ICCR) chair professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Athens University of Economics & Business, Athens Greece ( On deputation to Government of India).
NMIMS , Mumbai , Amrapali Institute & SSJ Campus Almora Kumaun University are my previous organisations.


Visiting and Guest Assignments
India Centre, department of international business, University of Warsaw, Poland.

IMT Dubai

UGC Staff college , Guru Govend Singh Indraprastha University Delhi, GGD University, Bilaspur, SRMS, Bareilly, Institute of Management and Information Science, Bhubneshwar, International Management Institute Delhi, Kumaun Regional Engineering College , Dwarahat(Uttarakhand ), Kumaun University, S S J campus Almora, NMIMS school of distance learning, Mumbai


Editorial Board
AIMS International Journal of Management

Viewpoint: an international journal of management technology


  • Expert System & Applications, Elesvere publication
  • Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier Publication
  • International journal of Education and development using ICT (IJEDICT)
  • Paradigm, Institute of Management technology, Ghaziabad
  • International journal of Information technology & Management, Springer publication
Expert Committee Member:

  • Member of expert committee for Uttarakhand Open University, Management programs
  • Chaires Session for International Conference on various international/ national conferences few of which are : ISDSI-08, ICOQM 09, held at Loyola Marrymount University, Los Angeles, USA, ICDM 2009, world congress IFSA 2011 at Surabaya, Indonesia
Achievements and Awards

  • Second Outstanding Women Management Researcher Award, AIMS-International by AIMS ( All India Management Scholars) International on Dec 29, 2008
  • Best Research Paper Award at National Seminar held at AIMCA Haldwani, 2005
  • Best Research Paper Award at National Seminar held at MMIM, Mullana Ambala, 2004
  • National scholarship of Indian government from class 11th till M Sc (1988-1995)
  • Ekikrit Chatravriti ( State level scholarship exam), Uttar Pradesh, India(1986-1988)