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Hora, Manpreet

Manpreet S. Hora

Associate Professor;
PhD Coordinator, Operations Management

Academic Area(s):
Operational Failures— Product Recalls, Process Safety, Operational Risk
Supply Chain Management
Process Management and Performance
Sustainable Operations
PhD, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada
MBA, Griffith University, Australia
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Manpreet Singh Hora is an Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and his research empirically addresses specific challenges in three areas: managing operational risk through capturing knowledge from low-frequency high-impact operational failures, building learning and innovation capabilities in supply chain management and codifying knowledge in processes and routines.

Dr. Hora has published in journals such as Management Science, Journal of Operations Management (JOM) and Production and Operations Management (POM). His research awards include the Chan Hahn Best Paper Award from the Academy of Management and his work has been covered by NPR, CNN Money and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. He serves as a Senior Editor for the POM journal and an Associate Editor for JOM.

Dr. Hora has developed and taught Service Operations and Empirical Methods and has published several teaching cases. His teaching awards include the Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstanding Teaching Award, the CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award and the Brady Family Award for Faculty Teaching Excellence.

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Hora worked at Deutsche Bank in various capacities in Singapore, New York, and London. His last appointment involved managing an operations team in foreign exchange derivatives in Frankfurt, Germany. He received his PhD from University of Western Ontario (Canada), MBA from Griffith University (Australia) and is a CFA charterholder from the CFA Institute.

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