Venkat Pulakanam

Senior LecturerVenkat Pulakanam

Meremere 229
Internal Phone: 93717


Research Interests

Research interests include quality management, six sigma quality, design of experiments, total quality management, lean manufacturing, and project management.

Recent Publications

  • Ainul Azyan ZH., Pulakanam V. and Pons D. (2017) Success factors and barriers to implementing lean in the printing industry: A case study and theoretical framework. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management 28(4): 458-484.
  • Bradshaw A., Pulakanam V. and Cragg P. (2015) Knowledge Sharing in IT Consultant and SME Interactions. Australian Journal of Information Systems 19 S197-S217
  • Van Gestel P., Pons D. and Pulakanam V. (2015) Operator agency in process intervention: tampering versus application of tacit knowledge. Journal of Industrial Engineering International 11(3): 403-425.
  • Bradshaw A., Cragg P. and Pulakanam V. (2013) Do IS consultants enhance IS competences in SMEs? Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation 16(1): 14-24.
  • Pulakanam V. (2012) Costs and savings of Six Sigma programs: An empirical study. The Quality Management Journal 19(4): 39-54.