Research & Consulting Solutions
Research is one of the most important functions of any organization, and should run parallel to the day-to-day business activities of the organization. What new is happening, how things are happening, what are the factors impacting the business/subject, etc. should be studied in detail through primary or secondary research. The inputs in the form of findings & observations could be used for better decision making and planning.
And research in a field like Supply Chain Management, which is ever changing & evolving, is of utmost importance. Every other day, the demands & the type of the customers are changing as well as external factors impacting the supply chains making it all the more challenging and complex. A thorough understanding of these would enable the companies to plan and act better, and stay relevant.
Safeducate partners with various entities like researchers, scholars, subject matters experts, academicians & academia, government agencies and practicing managers to continuously study the field of SCM and Logistics to assist the ecosystem better for better understanding, planning, decision making and execution.
Following areas and many more are covered for research activities:
- Building sustainable supply chains
- Strategic sourcing and procurement
- Strategic supplier evaluation & relationship management
- Strategic alignment of demand and supply
- Automation in logistics
- Changing consumer expectations & satisfaction levels
- GST and other statutory matters, etc.
International Journal of Advances in Operations and Supply Chain Management (IOTA)
Published by Safeducate, IOTA is the first research journal from Indian Commerce and Industrial lobby to report on recent developments in current practices and emerging issues of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, including the latest research results and applications. Original contributions in the form of research articles and review articles describe the state of the art in specific fields or functions of engineering and management science, while there are shorter critical assessments of particular quantitative techniques.
IOTA had reached to a readership of esteemed research bodies, premier Indian and International Institutes. Scholars and Mentors from most prestigious institutes of the country like Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Indian Institute of Bombay, XLRI Jamshedpur etc.
Eminent Researchers like Dr. M. M. Haque, University of Memphis (USA); Dr. M. Burhan, FORE School of Management (INDIA) are members of IOTA Editorial Board. Multiple accreditations from Society of Operations Management (SOM, Delhi Chapter), Forum of Scientist Engineers and Technologists (FOSET, Kolkata Chapter) and International Association of Engineers (IAENG, Hong Kong Chapter) are helping IOTA to achieve a high Impact Factor of Thompson Reuters and Indexing of National Science Library.
An expert inbehavioural and humanitarian research, Ms. Divya Jain from University of Cambridge (UK) is also writing research articles in the area of Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Development, Education and Social Science. Her most cited articles are ‘Assessing the Contribution of Internship in Enhancing Employability of SCM Students of Indian B-Schools using PCA and AHP’ and ‘Location in Terms of Logistics’ hasmade lasting impression on the scientific community worldwide.
IOTA Executive Editor Ms. Divya Jain had created a larger canvas of research to accommodate Industry and Academia together. She also ensured implementation of academic research methodologies on industrial cases. IOTA attracts corporates for such salient nature of amalgamation, quality, uniqueness, originality, scrutiny and tranquility. A feature of electronic double blind peer reviews, online manuscript browsing and submission options are used by more than thousand researchers, practitioners and academicians internationally to download and subscribe IOTA volumes.
Basis sincere and rigorous research, IOTA has become one of the most popularly dialogued research journals in the Government of India’s Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Indian Chambers of Commerce (ICC), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) and Department of Science and Technology (DST). IOTA prevails Prof Ravi Shankar (SCM Area Chair, DMS, IIT Delhi), Prof Manoj K Tiwari (HOD, DIE, IIT KGP), Prof B. S. Sahay (Director, IIM Raipur), Mr. Prashant Tuli (AGM, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.), Somnath Banerjee (Sr. Consultant, Accenture India Ltd.) as guest editors for special issues.
Businesses are witnessing a sea of changes due to emergence of disruptive business models, adoption of better technologies and greater involvement and expectations of stakeholders. A lot of organizations with vast experience in their respective areas of expertise may still rely upon an expert to come in and take a relook at their whole processes and standard operating procedures with an objective to enhance the following three critical factors:
Safeducate helps organizations foreseemeaningful changes. We focus on understanding the hindrances that stops companies from achieving their true potential. Our team of subject matter experts & consultants tracks best practices across the globe, of successful industries &organizations with impactful turnaround stories, and come with years of experience.We help organizations to move from a state of confusion, non-clarity, chaos and complacence to better clarity & control. We specialize in the following areas: