Dr. Uma Kumar
M.Sc., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor, Technology and Operations Management
Director, Research Center for Technology Management

  • Office: 1719 Dunton Tower
    1125 Colonel By Drive
    Ottawa, ON
    K1S 5B6 Canada
  • Email: Uma.Kumar@Carleton.ca
  • Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 6601
  • Fax: (613) 520-4427

 

Professional Honours & Awards (over last 12 years)

  • Research Achievement Award, Carleton University, 2020-21.
  • G.D. Sardana Award to the paper, “Critical Success Factors of Cloud Adoption: The Case of Government of Canada”, International Conference on Management Cases, Delhi, Dec. 2019.
  • G.D. Sardana Award to the paper, “An Explanatory Framework for Agile Value Creation. International Conference on Management Cases”, Delhi, Dec. 2019.
  • Jack Meredith Award” by Journal of Operations Management, Academy of Management- Atlanta, August 2017.
  • Best Paper Award to the paper, “Challenges in the Implementation of Cloud ERP”, Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, Canada, June 13-16, 2015.
  • Research Achievement Award, Carleton University, 2012-13.
  • Best Paper Award, “Manufacturing Strategy, Manufacturing Capability and Firm’s Performance: an Empirical Investigation, Global Business and Social Science Research Conference”, Beijing 2011.
  • Graduate Mentoring Award, Carleton University, 2011-12.
  • Honourable Mention Award, “A Model and Success Factors for Developing a Client-Specific in-house Software System: A Case Based Investigation”, Proceedings of the Technology & Innovation Management Division, Vol. 32, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, July 2011.
  • Best Paper Award to a paper, “Manufacturing Strategy Development: A Perspective of Senior Management in Canada”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 31, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Regina, May 2010.
  • Best Paper Award to a paper, “Measuring the Impact of Technical and Social Capability Fit on Software Product Development Team Performance: A Profile Deviation Approach”, Vol. 31, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Regina, May 2010.
  • Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2010 to a paper. “Impact of TQM on Company’s Performance”, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management (IJQRM), Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 23-37, 2009.
  • Outstanding Research Award to the paper, “Innovation Process in Canadian and US Hotels”, Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF), Atlantic City. Jan 6-9, 2009.
  • Best Paper Award, “The Value of Information Sharing in Supply Chains: An Empirical Study”, Seventh Annual Supply Chain Symposium on Supply Chain Management, Toronto, October 2009.
  • Honourable Mention Award to a paper, “Factors Influencing the Development of Manufacturing Strategy: An Empirical Investigation”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, N. Falls, Canada. June 6-8, 2009.
  • Best Paper Award to a paper, “Comparison of Internet-Based Technology Contribution to Product Quality in Global and Local NPD Teams”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Niagara Falls, June, 2009.
  • Best Paper Award to a paper, “Achieving Alignment between Manufacturing and Marketing through Positioning Strategy”, Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International Conference, Hawaii, Nov 16-20, 2008.
  • Best Paper Award to a paper, “Organizational characteristics of B2B adopters in the Canadian manufacturing sector”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, 2007.
  • Best Paper Award to a paper, “Critical Success Factors in Technology Transfer from Government Labs to Private Sector”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, 2007.
    Best Paper Award to a paper, “Implementation of Quality Management Practice in e- Commerce”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Banff, June 2006.
  • Honourable Mention Award to a paper, “Mission Critical System Replacement under Risk”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Banff, June 2006.
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Faculty of Public Affairs and Mgmt, Carleton University, 2006.
  • Research Achievement Award, Carleton University, 2005.
  • Best Paper Award to a paper “A PLS Model of the Organizational Determinants of Integrated Product Development Diffusion”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, 2005.