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Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings

V. Kumar, U. Kumar, M.A. Shareef, A. Chowdhury, and V. Sharan, “Developing Citizen-Centric Service: Adoption Behaviour for Mobile Health”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Vol. 34, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Calgary, Canada, June 8-11, 2013. (Won the Best Paper Award)

H. Mann, V. Kumar, U. Kumar, and I. Mann, “Perishable Product Supply Chains: A Review”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 34, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Calgary, Canada, June 8-11, 2013. (Won the Best Paper Award)

K. Fantazy, U. Kumar, V. Kumar, V, Sharan, “ Understanding Supply Chain Uncertainty: A system Perspective”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 34, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Calgary, Canada, June 8-11, 2013.

B. Maleki and V. Kumar,” A Fuzzy AHP Model for Process Selection in Education System”, Proceedings of the 9th International Industrial Engineering Conference, Tehran, Iran, Jan 20-21, 2013.>/p>

V. Sharan, K. Fantazy, and V. Kumar, “Supply Chain Sustainability Framework: An Empirical Study”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 33, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, St. John’s NFL, Canada, June 8-11 2012. (Won the Best Paper Award)

P. Cowan and V. Kumar, “An Exploration of the Gap between the Supply Chain and finance Functions in Canadian Enterprises”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 33, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), St. John’s NFL, Canada. June 8-12, 2012. (Won the Honourable Mention Award)

K. Lavassani, B. Movahedi, and V. Kumar, “Supply Chain Performance Improvement Through Business Process Orientation: An Empirical Investigation”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 32, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, July 2011.(Manufacturing, POM) (Won the Best Paper Award)

K. Bruynson, B. Maheshwari, and V. Kumar, “Indicators for Supply Chain Performance”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 32, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, July 2011.(Manufacturing, POM)

M. A. Shareef, V. Kumar and U. Kumar, “Transaction Service in E-government: Extension of GAM Model”, Proceedings of the Technology & Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, July 2011. (e-Business, Management)

V. Kumar, U. Kumar and M. A. Shareef, “Electronic Government Adoption: Controlling Effects of Demographic Factors”, International Business Summit and Research Conference INBUSH (International Business Horizon), Amity in Noida, India, February 23-25, 2011.


R. Pollanen, Raili, K. Lapointe-Seguin, B. Maheshwari, Bharat, V.  Kumar, “Accounting Reform in the Government of Canada: Empirical Evidence on Accrual Accounting Systems Implementaion” European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management, 6th International Conference on Accounting, Auditing and Management in Public Sector Reforms, Copenhagen, September 2010. 

U. Kumar, V. Kumar, I. Butt, “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. (Manufacturing, POM, Management)
(Won the Best Paper Award)

M. A. Shareef, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Citizens Adoption Behavior: Effects of Demographic Factors”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 31, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Regina, May 2010. (e-Business, Management)

K. Lavassani, B. Movahedi, and V. Kumar, “Achieving Supply Chain Performance through Business Process Orientation”, Production Operations Management Society, Vancouver, Canada, 2010.

K. Lavassani, B. Movahedi, and V. Kumar, “Critical Analysis of the Supply Chain Management Theories: Toward the Stakeholder Theory”, Production Operations Management Society, Vancouver, Canada, 2010.

K. Fantazy, V. Sharan, V. Kumar, “An Integrated Framework for Conceiving and Managing Supply Chain Flexibility”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 31, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Regina, May 2010. (Manufacturing, POM, Management)
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M. Maheshwari, U. Kumar, V. Kumar, “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. (IS, Management)
(Won the Best Paper Award)

B. Mukerji, K. Fantazy, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “The Role of manufacturing Capabilities Through Cost in Commercialization Performance”, Vol. 31, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Regina, May 2010. (Manufacturing, Management)

V. Vedmani, V. Kumar, and K. Fantazy, “The Strategic Role of e-Procurement in a Supply Chain”, Proceedings of Seventh Annual Supply Chain Symposium on Supply Chain Management, McMaster University, Toronto, October 28-30, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, Strategy)

K. Fantazy, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “The Value of Information Sharing in Supply Chains: An Empirical Study”, Proceedings of Seventh Annual Supply Chain Symposium on Supply Chain Management, McMaster University, Toronto, October 28-30, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, Strategy)
(Won the Best Paper Award).

B. Movahedi, K. M. Lavassani, V. Kumar, “Exploring the role of Process Orientation in SCM Quality”, Proceedings of Seventh Annual Supply Chain Symposium on Supply Chain Management, McMaster University, Toronto, October 28-30, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation)

K. M. Lavassani, B. Movahedi, V. Kumar, “Developments in Theories of Supply Chain Management: The Case of B2B Electronic Marketplace Adoption”, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations, June 24-27, 2009, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (KW: POM, Innovation, Organization Theory)
B. Movahedi, K. M. Lavassani, V. Kumar, “Transition to B2B e-Marketplace Enabled Supply Chain: Readiness Assessment and Success Factors”, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations, June 24-27, 2009, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.(KW: POM, E-Commerce, Innovation)
U. Kumar, K. M. Lavassani, V. Kumar, and B. Movahedi, “Process Orientation in Enterprise System Implementation: A Path Analysis Approach”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), N. Falls, Canada. June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, Organization Theory)

V. Kumar, B. Movahedi, U. Kumar, and K. M. Lavassani, “A Comparative Study on the Role of Process Orientation in Enterprise System Implementation: The Case of Canadian and US Firms”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), N. Falls, Canada. June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, Organization Theory)

D. Kim, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “A Framework of Performance Assessment in Supply Chain Partnership”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), N. Falls, Canada. June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, Organization Theory)

V. Kumar and V. Sharan, “Supply Chain Relationship: An Agency Theory Perspective”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), N. Falls, Canada. June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, Organization Theory)

T. Samant, K. Fantazy, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “Operational and Management Challenges in a Warehouse – An Indian Case Study”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), N. Falls, Canada. June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Management)

J. deGrobois and V. Kumar, “Understanding the Knowledge Management Link to Organizational Performance in Nuclear Power Plants”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), N. Falls, Canada. June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, Organization Theory, IS)

I.S. Mann, V. Kumar, U. Kumar, and H. Mann, “Porter’s Generic Strategies and their Application in Supply Chain Management”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), N. Falls, Canada. June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Strategy, Organization Theory)

U. Kumar, V. Kumar and I Butt, “Factors Influencing the Development of Manufacturing Strategy: An Empirical Investigation”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), N. Falls, Canada. June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Strategy)
(Won the Honourable Mention Award)

D. deGrobois, U. Kumar and V. Kumar, “Comparison of Internet-Based Techno logy Contribution to Product Quality in Global and Local NPD Teams”,  Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, N. Falls, June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, IS, Organization Theory)
(Won the Best Paper Award)

D. deGrobois, U. Kumar and V. Kumar, “Use of Internet Technologies in New Product Development Projects in Canada and the United States”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, N. Falls, June 6-8, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, IS, Organization Theory)

K. M. Lavassani, V. Kumar, B. Movahedi, and U. Kumar, “An Empirical Study on Measurement of Identity Fraud”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, N. Falls, June 6-8, 2009. (KW: Innovation, IS, Organization Theory)

B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, U. Kumar, and S. Sood, “Towards a Process Model for Managing Supply Chain Partnerships”, Proceedings of the PMAC’s 7th Annual International Symposium on Supply Chain Management: Managing Global Supply Chain Networks in Uncertain Times, Toronto Canada, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, Organization Theory)

B. Maheshwari, R. Pollanen, and V. Kumar, “Contrasting Information Systems and Financial Executive Perspectives on Implementing Regulatory Controls,” Proceedings of the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, USA, 2009. (KW: Finance, IS, Organization Theory)

H. Mann, U. Kumar and I. S. Mann, “Open Innovation: A Search for a Flexible Framework”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, N. Falls, June 6-8, 2009. (KW: Technology, Innovation)

R. Pollanen, B. Maheshwari, and V. Kumar, “Regulatory internal control
implementation in Canadian companies: accounting and information systems perspectives,” Proceedings of the Accounting Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, N. Falls, June 6-8, 2009. (KW: Accounting, Management, IS)

A. Das, R. Haldar, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Impact of R&D Expenditure on Financial Performance: A Study of Canadian Firms”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, N. Falls, June 6-8, 2009. (KW: Technology, Innovation, Management)

M.A. Shareef, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar “Purchase Behavior of E-commerce: Formation of Trust”, 5th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Huntsville, Alabama, USA, Jan 30 – Feb 01, 2009. (KW:: e-Commerce, Marketing}.

M.S. Hossain, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “Innovation Process in Canadian and US Hotels”, Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF), Atlantic City. Jan 6-9, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, Management)
(Won the Outstanding Research Award)

M. A. Shareef, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Purchase Behavior of E-commerce: Formation of Trust”, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Huntsville, Alabama, USA, Jan 31- Feb 1, 2009. (KW: POM, Innovation, IS, Organization Behaviour)

V. Kumar, U. Kumar, and I. Butt, “Achieving Alignment between Manufacturing and Marketing Through Positioning Strategy”, Proceedings of the Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International Conference, Hawaii, Nov 16-20, 2008.
(Won the Best Paper Award)

U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and B. Mukerji, “Role of Organizational Capabilities in Technology Commercialization Performance”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation in Marketing Conference, India, April, 2008.

U. Kumar, V. Kumar and A. Khorakian, “Technology Transfer from University to Industry: A Case Study”, Proceedings of the International Congress on Pervasive Computing and Management, Delhi, December 2008.

D. Kim, V. Kumar, and S.A. Murphy, “European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Business Excellence Model: A Literature Review and Future Research Agenda”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Halifax, Canada. May 24-27, 2008.

M.A. Shareef, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “The Change of Public Administration Culture: Developing Fundamental Capabilities for Successful E-Government Implementation”, The 8th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations, Cambridge, UK, August, 2008.

M.A. Shareef, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “New Product Development Strategy: A Case Study in a Textile/Apparel Company”, 4th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Boston, USA, January, 2008.

M.A. Shareef, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Organization Theory of Socio-Economic Culture: Contrasting Critical Theory and Postmodernism”, Conference on World Universities Forum, Davos, Switzerland, January, 2008.

I. J.S. Mann, V. Kumar, U. Kumar, and H. Mann, “Supply Chains: An Organization Theory Perspective”, The Eighth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, Cambridge, UK, Aug 5-8, 2008.

I.J.S. Mann, V. Kumar, H. Mann, and U. Kumar, “Scope of City E-Government Initiative”, 6th International Conference on E-Governance (ICEG), New Delhi, India, Dec 18-20, 2008.

B. Movahedi, U. Kumar, and K.M Lavassani, “Facilitators and Barriers of International Technology Transfer from Developed to Developing Countries: A Comprehensive Literature Synthesis”, The 9th world management conference, Shanghai, China, 2008.

K.M. Lavassani, B. Movahedi, and V. Kumar “Transition to B2B e-Marketplace enabled Supply Chain: Readiness Assessment and Success Factors”, International Conference on Information Resources Management, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2008.

U. Kumar, B. Movahedi, V. Kumar, and K.M. Lavassani, “Challenges, Success and Utilization of Enterprise Systems: A comparative study of Canadian and American Large Corporations”, International Conference on Information Resources Management, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2008.

V. Kumar, B. Movahedi, U. Kumar, and K.M. Lavassani, “Process Orientation in Enterprise System Implementation: An Empirical Study”, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2008.

K.M. Lavassani, B. Movahedi, and V. Kumar, “Evolution of Supply Chain Theories: A comprehensive Literature review”, 19th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, California, USA, 2008.

B. Movahedi, K.M. Lavassani, and V. Kumar, “Implementation of B2B EMs for Supply Chain Integration: A Transitional model”, 19th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, California, USA, 2008.

U. Kumar, B. Movahedi, V. Kumar, and K.M. Lavassani, “Success and Challenges of ERP system implementation in Canadian and American Large Corporations”, 19th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, California, USA, 2008.

V. Kumar, B. Movahedi, U. Kumar, and K.M. Lavassani, “An Exploration on the Role of Process Orientation in Enterprise Systems Implementation”, 19th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, California, USA, 2008.

V. Kumar, K. Fantazy, and U. Kumar, “The impact of Information Sharing on Supply Chain Performance”, Sixth Annual Supply Chain Symposium on Supply Chain Management, Calgary, Canada. October 15-17, 2008.

K. Fantazy, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Impact of Strategy and Information Systems Flexibility on Performance in the Supply Chain Context: A Path Analysis Approach”, Information Resources Management Conference 2008 proceedings, Niagara Falls, Canada. May 18-20, 2008.

V. Kumar, V. Vedmani, K. Fantazy and D. Kim, “The strategic role of e-procurement in supply chain”, Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Sprott Doctoral Symposium, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. April 10-11, 2008.

F. Choisne, V. Kumar, D. de Grosbois, and U. Kumar, “Performance measurement in TQM environment: desired characteristics and need for continuous improvement”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

D. Kim, V. Kumar, and S.A. Murphy, “European foundation for quality management (EFQM) business excellence model: a literature review and future research agenda”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

M. A. Shareef, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Business-to-consumer (B2C) electronic-commerce operations: globalization strategy”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

V. Kumar, B. Movahedi, U. Kumar, and K. Lavassani, “Enterprise system implementation in large corporations: a comparative study of Canadian and US firms”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

U. Kumar, B. Movahedi, V. Kumar, and K. Lavassani, “Measurement of business process orientation and its correlation with enterprise system implementation”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.
(Won the Honourable Mention Award)
D. de Grosbois, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “Developing a multidimensional construct of Internet-based technology use in new product development projects”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

B. Movahedi, U. Kumar, and K. Lavassani, “Towards developing a comprehensive model of technology transfer to developing countries: A comparative data analysis”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.
B. Movahedi, K. Lavassani, and V. Kumar, “Adoption of B2B electronic marketplaces in organizational supply chain”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

I. Cinte, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Trust in e-commerce in Canada and the Baltic States: a comparative study”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

B. Mukerji, B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “A review of dominant open source software business models”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.
(Won the Honourable Mention Award)

U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and M.A. Shareef, “E-government development: understanding the impact of information and communication technology in developing countries”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

I.J.S. Mann, S.A. Murphy, and V. Kumar, “Performance measurement in supply chain management”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

K. Fantazy, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Effect of flexibility – strategy alignment on supply chain performance”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.
(Won the Best Paper Award)

B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “How perceived technological and people related characteristics of an organization affect success in institutionalizing ERP systems?”, Proceedings of Information Systems Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

K. Lavassani, B. Movahedi, and V. Kumar, “Historical developments in theories of supply change management”, Proceedings of Business History Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Halifax, May 24-27, 2008.

S. Kabiraj, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Managing Hypercompetition and Interorganizational Business Processes Through Collaborative Scm Practices in Canadian Enterprises: Research Issues, Challenges and Dimensions”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Contemporary Management Systems, NMIMS University, Mumbai, February 13-14, 2008.

D.Y. Kim, U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and Y.H. Hwang, "Implementing intellectual capital management process: the case of a government-sponsored large R&D organization", Proceedings of the Intellectual Capital Congress, Netherlands, Haarlem, 2007.

B. Movahedi, K.M. Lavassani, and V. Kumar, “Application of B2B E-marketplaces in the integration of supply chain”, Proceedings of Systems and Applications division, 4th International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2007.

B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, U. Kumar, and V. Vedmani, "E-government portal effectiveness: managerial considerations for design and development-Revised", Proceedings of International Congress of e-Governance 2007, Hyderabad, December 28-30, 2007.

V. Kumar, R. Pollanen, and B. Maheshwari, "Enhancing ERP systems for SOX compliance", Proceedings of Information Systems Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.
(Won the Honourable Mention Award)

B. Maheshwari, U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and V. Vedmani, "E-government portal effectiveness: managerial considerations for design and development", Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

J. Grosbois, E. Echlin Harmer, G. Raikums, W. Goble, and V.Kumar, “Qualification of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS) Digital I&C Equipment For Use in Safety and Safety-Related Nuclear Applications”, INucE (I&C in Nuclear Installations, U. of Manchester, September 11-13, 2007, (Operations, Technology)

V. Kumar, M. Fuksa, and U. Kumar, "Organizational characteristics of B2B adopters in the Canadian manufacturing sector", Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.
(Won the Best Paper Award)

M.A. Shareef, V. Kumar, and U.Kumar, "Measure to prevent/control identity theft: relations with sources", Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

D. de Grosbois, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, "Collaboration in combating identity theft", Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

V. Kumar, B. Movahedi, U. Kumar, and K. Miri Lavassani, "On measuring and successful implementation of process-orientation: a literature synthesis", Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

D.Y. Kim, and V. Kumar, "Comparison between EFQM business excellence model and intellectual capital management: the case of a government-sponsored large R&D organization", Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

V. Kumar, D. de Grosbois, F. Choisne, and U. Kumar, "Performance measurement by TQM adopters", Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, and V.Vedmani, "Patenting in Canadian High-Tech SMEs: Inhibiting Factors and Effective Strategies", Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

A. Hassanlou, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, "Absorptive Capacity and Innovation Performance of Pharmaceutical Firms: A Conceptual Framework", Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

M. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, "Effective Knowledge Transfer in New Product Development: A Conceptual Framework", Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

M. Shareef, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, "Developing Fundamental Capabilities for Successful E-Government Implementation", Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Ottawa, June 2-5, 2007.

M. R. Poosti and V. Kumar, “Application of Quality Function Deployment (QFD) in Designing Power Window Electromotor”, Society of Advancement of Management (SAM) International Business Conference, March 25-28, 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada. (Operations, Technology)

B. Mukerji, V. Kumar and U. Kumar "The Challenges of Adopting Open Source Software in Promoting e-Government", Accepted for the Proceedings of International Conference on e-Governance (ICEG-2006), IIT New Delhi, December 2006.

S. C. Misra, U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and G. Grant, “Organizational Changes Required and Challenges Involved in Adopting Agile Software Development Methodologies in Traditional Software Development Organizations”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2006), Bangalore, India, pp. 25-28, December 2006

J. Grosbois, A. Hepburn, R. Olmstead, W. Goble, and V.Kumar, “Qualification of Programmable Electronic Systems (PES) Equipment Based on Nuclear I &C Standards”, 5th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM., November 12-16, 2006. (Operations, Technology)

K.M. Lavassani, B. Movahedi, and V. Kumar, “Identification in Electronic Network, Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Characteristics of e-Identifiers”, 8th International Conference in e-Commerce, August 14-16, 2006, Fredericton, Canada, pp. 216-224. ACM ISBN: 1-59593-392-1(KW: Innovation, E-Business, Information System)

S.C. Misra, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Success Factors of Agile Software Development”, 2006 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'06), June 26-29, 2006, Las Vegas, USA.
(KW: POM, Technology, Innovation).

U. Kumar, B. Mukerji and I. Butt, "Determinants of Success for International Strategic Technological Alliance", Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference (ASAC-2006), Banff, June 2006.

V. Kumar, U. Kumar, and M. A. Shareef, “Implementation of Quality Management Practice in e- Commerce”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Banff, June 2006.
(KW: POM, E-Business, Innovation)
 (Won the Best Paper Award)

V. Kumar and Anh Dao, “Reverse Supply Chain Management: An Integrated Research Framework”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Banff, June 2006.
(KW: POM, E-Business, Innovation)

A. Hassanlou and V. Kumar, “Realized Absorptive Capacity and its Effects on the Performance of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Industrialized Nations”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Banff, June 2006.
(KW: Management, Technology, Innovation)

M. S. Hossain, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “Application of International Business Expansion Theories in Explaining Channels of International Technology Transfer”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Banff, June 2006.
(KW: Management, Technology, Innovation)

J. de Grosbois, D. Deregowska, V. Kumar, U. Kumar, and W. Goble, “Mission Critical System Replacement under Risk”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Banff, June 2006.
(KW: Management, Technology, Innovation)\
(Won the Honourable Mention Award)

S.C. Misra, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Different Techniques for Risk Management in Software Engineering: A Review”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Banff, June 2006.
(KW: Management, Technology, Innovation)

B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “ERP Program Management: Post Implementation Experiences of Canadian Organizations, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Banff, June 2006.
(KW: POM, E-Business, Innovation)

B. Maheshwari, S. Verma, and V. Kumar, “Design and Development of e-Government Portals: Trends, Best Practices and Challenges”, Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Government (ICEG), Ottawa, October 2005. (KW: Information Systems, E-Business , Innovation).

V. Kumar and A. Dao, “The Adoption of Just-in-Time Purchasing Practices, and its impact on firm performance in a developing country: The Case of Vietnam”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, May 2005.  (KW: Production and Operations Management, Manufacturing, International Business)

T. A. Boyle, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “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, May 2005. (Best Paper Award) (KW:  Innovation, Research Methods, Technology)

S.C. Misra, V. Kumar and U. Kumar, “Goal Driven Measurement Framework for Software Innovation Process”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Research and Practice (SERP 2005), Las Vegas, USA, Vol.2, pp. 710­716, June 27-30, 2005. (KW: POM, Technology, Innovation). Revised version published in Journal of Information Technology Management.
 
B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Managing Performance of ERP Enabled Business Transformation Programs: A Balanced Scorecard Approach”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, May 2005. (KW: Production and Operations Management, e-Business, Innovation)

T. A. Boyle, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “A PLS Model of the Performance Consequences of Integrated Product Development Diffusion”, Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, May 2005. (KW:  Innovation, Research Methods, Technology)
  
J. de Grosbois, R. Wichman, G.A. Hepburn, R. Basso, V. Kumar, and D. Deregowska, “Economic Analysis for Upgrade Decision-Making Using a Control System Replacement Example”, Proceedings of Canadian Nuclear Society CANDU Maintenance Conference, Toronto, November 2005.

J. de Grosbois, D. Deregowska, and V. Kumar, “A Framework for Designing R&D Performance Assessment System”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, May 2005. (KW:  Production & Operations Management, Technology, Innovation)

D. Deregowska, J. de Grosbois, and V. Kumar, “Risk Integrated Framework for R&D Portfolio Management”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, May 2005. (Best Paper Award) (KW: Production & Operations Management, Technology, Innovation)

R. Mishra, J.A. Thomas, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Project Management and Concurrent Engineering in New Complex Product Development: A Case Study”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, May 2005. (KW: POM, Technology, Innovation)

T. R. Madanmohan, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Success or Failure of E-Marketplaces”’ Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, May 2005. (KW: Management, E-Business, Innovation)

S.C. Misra, V. Kumar and U. Kumar, "A Strategic Modeling Technique for Change Management in Organizations Undergoing BPR”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2005), Miami, Florida, USA, Vol. 3, pp.447-450, May 25-28, 2005.

S.C. Misra, V. Kumar and U. Kumar, "Modeling Strategic Actor Relationships to Support Risk Analysis and Control in Software Projects”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2005), Miami, Florida, USA, Vol. 3, pp. 288-293, May 25-28, 2005.

S.C. Misra, V. Kumar and U. Kumar, "An Approach for Modeling Information Systems Security Risk Assessment", Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Security in Information Systems (WOSIS 2005), Miami, Florida, USA, pp. 253-262, May 24-25, 2005.

A. Jai Persaud, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “Research and Development Investment Expenditures in Canada’s Natural Resources Sector”, Proceedings of Technology and Innovation Management Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, May 2005. ( KW: Technology, Innovation, Strategy and Policy)

S.C. Misra, V. Kumar and U. Kumar, “How Can i* Complement UML for Modeling Organizations?”, Proceedings of the 18th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2005)- IS Track, Saskatoon, pp. 2319-2321, May 1-4, 2005. (KW: Management Science, Information System, Management)
 
S.C. Misra, V. Kumar and U. Kumar, “Goal-Oriented or Scenario-Based Requirements Engineering (RE) Technique: What Should a Practitioner Select? ”, Proceedings of the 18th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2005) - IS Track, Saskatoon, pp. 2314-2318, May 1-4, 2005. (KW: Management Science, Information System, Technology)

S.C. Misra, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Strategic Modeling of Risk Management in Industries Undergoing BPR”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2005), Poznan, Poland, pp. 85-103, April 20-22, 2005. (KW: Management Science, Information System, Management)

S.C. Misra, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Software Innovation Process Maturity Model”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2005), Poznan, Poland, pp. 368-385, April 20-22, 2005. (KW: Management Science, Information System, Innovation)

V. Kumar, M. Maheshwari, and G.A. Pilcher, “What Factors Influence Managerial Decisions to Adopt Mobile Data Technologies in a Small Business Enterprise?, 2005 IRMA International Conference, San Diego, May 15-18, 2005. (KW: Innovation, Technology, Small Business)

K. Mirilavassani and V. Kumar, “Factors Affecting the Mode of Entry in High Technology Industries: The Case of Two High-Tech Companies in Iran and Canada”, IRIMC, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, December, 2004. (KW: Technology, Innovation, International Business)

V. Kumar and B. Movahedi, “Identifying the Key Factors Influencing the Mode of International Technology Transfer in Iranian Manufacturing Industry”, 2nd International Management Conference, Tehran, December 21-23, 2004. (KW: Technology, Innovation, International Business)

M. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, and B. Maheshwari, “Challenges and Issues in Using an OMIS in ERP Adoption Projects: A Case Study of Large Canadian Multinational organization”, VIII International Conference of Society of Operations Management, Mumbai, India, December 17-20, 2004. (KW: e-Business, Innovation, Information System)

B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, "Optimizing Success in SC Partnerships", Proceedings of 2004 Modern Supply Chain Management: From Theory to Practice, Second Annual Symposium on Supply Chain Management, Toronto, 2004. (KW: POM, Innovation, Management)

V. Kumar, K. Fantazy, and U. Kumar, "Implementation & Management. of Supply Chain Flexibility: A Conceptual Framework", Proceedings of 2004 Modern Supply Chain Management: From Theory to Practice, Second Annual Symposium on Supply Chain Management, Toronto, 2004. (KW: POM, Innovation, e-Business)

S. Dutta, U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and P. Zhu, "Determinants of Corporate R&D Intensity: Canadian Evidence”, Proceedings of Management Science Division, ASAC, Quebec, 2004.

U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and D. Deregowska, "The Role of Innovation in Developing Technological Capability in the Cuban Tourism Sector", Proceedings of Tourism and Hospitality Management Division, Quebec, 2004.

V. Kumar, K. Fantazy, and U. Kumar, “The Implementation and Management of Supply Chain Flexibility: Conceptual Framework”, Proceedings of the Organizational Theory Division, ASAC, Quebec, 2004.

B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, "Managing Supply Chain Partnerships: A Framework for Optimal Success", Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Division, Quebec, 2004. (Won the Honourable Mention Award)

R. Mishra, J. A. Thomas, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “Technology Acceptance Model: An Integrated Perspective”, Proceedings of the 5th McMaster World Congress on E- Commerce, Hamilton, January 2004.

U. Kumar, M. Maheshwari and V. Kumar, “Critical Success Factors of E-Business: An Empirical Study”, Proceedings of the International conference on E-governance, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, December 2003.

V. Kumar, B. Maheshwari and U. Kumar, “ERP Systems Institutionalization in Canadian Government Organizations: A Model for Organizational Effectiveness, Proceedings of the International conference on E-governance, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, December 2003.

T. Boyle, U. Kumar and V. Kumar, "Implications of Communication Quality to the NPD Practice - Performance Relationship", Proceedings of the 2003 Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, Dartmouth, NS, 33, pp. 275-283, 2003.

T. Boyle, U. Kumar and V. Kumar, "Determinants of Integrated Product Development Diffusion", Proceedings of the 2003 Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, Dartmouth, NS, 33, pp. 266-274, 2003.

V. Kumar, R.P. Mishra, J. Thomas, R. Gunn, and U. Kumar, “A Framework for Managing New Complex Product Development Project: A Case Study Approach Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 24, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, 2003.

T. Boyle, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “Determinants of the Diffusion of Cross-Functional New Product Development Teams” Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 24, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, 2003.

B. Maheshwari, V. Kumar, U. Kumar, and M. Maheshwari, “Managing Organizational Memory in ERP Adoption Projects using an OMIS: Key Issues and Challenges” Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 24, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, 2003.
 
T.R. Madanmohan, U. Kumar and V. Kumar, “Entrepreneurial Innovation in Network Industries: Insights from Canadian and Indian Firms” Proceedings of the 3rd IEF Conference on Entrepreneurial Innovation, Bangalore, 2003

V. Kumar and D. Deregowska, “Latent Structural Modeling: Choosing between Structural Equation Modeling and Partial Least Squares,” Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 23, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Winnipeg, 2002. (Won the Best Paper Award)

V. Kumar, Y. Bi and U. Kumar, “Information Systems Integration Success in Mergers & Acquisitions: Measures, Influencing Factors and Models”, Proceedings of the Information Systems Division, Vol. 23, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Winnipeg, 2002.

T.A. Boyle, V. Kumar, and U. Kumar, “The Implementation of manufacturing Flexibility: A Conceptual Framework,” Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 23, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Winnipeg, 2002.

V. Kumar, B. Maheshwari and U. Kumar, “ERP System Institutionalization: A Model for Organizational Effectiveness,” Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 23, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Winnipeg, 2002.

U. Kumar, A.N.S. Persaud and V. Kumar, “Analyzing Project Success-Failure With Paired Data: The Logistic Regression Approach ”, Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 22, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, London, 2001. (Won the Honourable Mention Award)

V. Kumar, B. Maheshwari, and U. Kumar, “An Empirical Investigation of the ERP Adoption Process in Canadian Organizations”, Proceedings of the Operations Management Division, Vol. 22, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, London, 2001. (Won the Honourable Mention Award)

U. Kumar, T.A. Boyle, and V. Kumar, "Factors Influencing the Degree of ERP Software Integration into Business School Curricula”, in: Khosrowpour, M. (ed) Managing Information Technology in a Global Economy- Proceedings of the IRMA International Conference, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1138-1140, 2001.

V. Kumar and T.A. Boyle, “An Initial Model for Quality Management Implementation into the R&D Departments of Manufacturing Organizations”, Proceedings of the Operations Management Division, Vol. 21, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, pp. 24-34, 2000.

U. Kumar, A.N.S. Persaud and V. Kumar, “Partial Least Squares Approach to Structural Equation Modelling: An Illustration of Assessing Innovative Capability in Multinational Corporations”, Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 21, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, pp. 30-39, 2000.

A.N.S. Persaud, U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “Co-ordination, Control and Innovative Performance of Globally Distributed R&D Labs of Multinational Corporations”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Vol. 21, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, pp. 40-49, 2000.

U. Kumar, V. Kumar and S. Silber, “ A Comparison of Business Development Activities in Defence and Non-Defence Innovations”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Vol. 20, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, St. John’s, pp. 44-53, 1999.

V. Kumar and T. Boyle, "Status of Research on Quality and Quality Management in R&D", Proceedings of the Production and Operations Division, Vol. 20, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, St. John, pp. 14-23, 1999.

V. Kumar and A.J. Persaud, "The Strategic Role of Advanced Technologies in the Petroleum Industry", Proceedings of the Production and Operations Division, Vol. 20, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, St. John, pp. 71-80, 1999.

V. Kumar, L. Wang, “Quality Management in Research and Development”, Proceedings of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, Vol. 19, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Saskatoon, 1998.

A.N.S. Persaud, U. Kumar and V. Kumar, “Indigenous Technological Capability and International Technology Transfer: A Conceptual Framework”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Division, Vol. 18, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, St. John’s, 1997.

U. Kumar and V. Kumar, “Expediting Defence Innovations: A Canadian Experience”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Division, Vol. 17, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, 1996. (Won the Honourable Mention Award)

U. Kumar and V. Kumar, “Elasticity of Innovation Cost: A Comparison of Canadian Manufacturing Industry with Japan and U.S.”, R&D Management Conference, January 1995

U. Kumar and V. Kumar, “Cost Effective Speed of Innovation: A Study of the Elasticity of Cost in E&T Industry - I,” Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 16, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Windsor, Ontario, 1995.

U. Kumar and V. Kumar, “Cost Effective Speed of Innovation: A Study of the Elasticity of Cost in E&T Industry – II”, Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 16, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Windsor, Ontario, 1995

V. Kumar and S.A. Murphy, “Justification of Investments in Advanced Manufacturing Technology: What have we Learned from the Past Decade?” Proceedings of the Production and Operations Division, Vol. 16, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Windsor, Ontario, 1995.

K. A. Appiah, S. Pal and V. Kumar, “Modelling the Strategic Information Systems Planning Process in Canadian Companies”,  Proceedings of the Management Information Systems Division,  Vol. 15, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1994.

M. Rahil, V. Kumar and S. Pal, “Transfer of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies from Universities to Industry:  An Industry Perspective”, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division,  Vol. 15, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1994.

V. Kumar, A.N.S. Persaud and U. Kumar, "Shortening New Product Development Cycle Time: A Case of Canadian Defence Industry ", in Technology Management IV:  Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Technology Management, T.M. Khalil and B. Bayraktar (eds.), Miami, 1994.

V. Kumar and U. Kumar, “Technological Substitution Models of Innovation Diffusion: Analysis of the Parameter Ranges”, in Management Science Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Lake-Louise, June 1993.

J. Bowen and V. Kumar, "Frames and Case-Based Reasoning:  Applications in Manufacturing", Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division,  Vol. 14, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Lake-Louise, pp. 17-25, June 1993.

P. Ludorf and V. Kumar, "Conceptual Design of a Logistic Support Monitoring System", Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 12, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Niagara Falls, pp. 94-106, June 1991.

V. Kumar and A. Pardasani, "Towards Fourth Generation Simulation Tools: Smalltalk in Factory Simulation", Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management Division, Vol. 12, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Niagara Falls, pp. 127-135, June 1991.

U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and J.N. Kapur, Technological Innovation Diffusion: A Framework for Generating New Models I", in Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 12, C.R. Bector(ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada,  Niagara Falls, Ontario, pp. 72-81, 1991.

U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and J.N. Kapur, "Technological Innovation Diffusion: A Framework for Generating New Models II", in Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 12, C.R. Bector(ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada,  Niagara Falls, Ontario. pp. 82-92, 1991. (Won the Best Paper Award)

U. Kumar and V. Kumar, "Developing Technological Innovation Diffusion Models: A Framework", in Technology Management: The New International Language:  Proceedings of Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, D. F. Kocaoglu and K. Niwa (eds.), Portland, Oregon, pp. 673-676, 1991.

U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “Technological Innovation Diffusion: The Proliferation of Substitution Models and Easing the User’s Dilemma-Part I", in Proceedings of the Management Science Division, ASAC, Vol. 11, R. Redlack (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Whistler, BC, 1990.

U. Kumar, and V. Kumar, “Technological Innovation Diffusion: The Proliferation of Substitution Models and Easing the User’s Dilemma - Part II", in Proceedings of the Management Science Division, ASAC, Vol. 11, R. Redlack (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Whistler, BC, 1990.

U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and J.N. Kapur, "The Occurrence Times for the Point of Inflection for Technological Innovation Diffusion Models: A Comparative Study," in Technology Management II: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Technology Management, T.M. Khalil and B. Bayraktar (eds.), pp. 83 95, 1990.

V. Kumar, K. Hoshino, and U. Kumar, "The Study of Consumer Mobility using Entropy Maximization Approach", Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 10, U. Kumar (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, pp. 29-37, 1989.

J.N. Kapur and V. Kumar, "Information Theory: A Tool for Scientific Analysis" Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 10, U. Kumar (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, pp. 20-27, 1989.

R. Srinivasan and V. Kumar, "The Multi Item Newsboy Inventory Problem with Multiple Constraints", Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 9, C. E. Love (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, pp. 31-39, 1988.

V. Kumar and S. Loo, "The Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies: An Analysis of the Investment Decision Making Process”, ", Proceedings of the POM Division, Vol. 9, J. Harvey (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, 1988.

U. Kumar and V. Kumar, "Maximum Entropy Applications for Queue Length Distributions of the M/G/1 queueing System", ", Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 9, J. Harvey (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, 1988. (Won the Best Paper Award at Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, 1988) Subsequently published in International Journal of Management and Systems.

V. Kumar, "Some Approaches in Measuring Manufacturing Flexibility", Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 8, Vinod Kumar (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, pp. 28 39, 1987.

V. Kumar and U. Kumar, "Normalized Measures of Directed Divergence Based on Jensen's Difference", Proceedings of the Management Science Division, Vol. 8, Vinod Kumar (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, pp. 66 75, 1987.

V. Kumar and U. Kumar, "Manufacturing Flexibility: A New Approach to its Measurement", Proceedings of International Industrial Engineering Conference, Washington, pp. 469 475, 1987.

V. Kumar, J.N. Kapur and O. Hawaleshka, "General Queueing Network Models for Flexible Manufacturing Systems", Proceedings of XIX Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India, New Delhi, pp. 435 452, December 1986.

V. Kumar, "On Measurement of Flexibility in Flexible Manufacturing Systems: An Information   Theoretic Approach", Operation Research Models and Applications: Proceedings of the Second ORSA/TIMS Conference on Flexible Manufacturing System, K. Stecke and R. Suri (eds.), Ann Arbor, pp. 131 143, 1986. 

U. Kumar, V. Kumar, and J.N. Kapur, "Normalized Measures of Useful Information", Proceedings of the Management Science Section, Vol. 7, S.K. Goyal (ed.) Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Whistler, pp. 11 24, 1986.

V. Kumar, "Loading and Routing Flexibility in Flexible Manufacturing Systems: An Information Theoretic Approach", Proceedings of the Management Science Section, Vol. 7, S.K. Goyal (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Whistler, pp. 55 66, 1986.

O. Hawaleshka , S. Balakrishnan, C. Gadsby, and V. Kumar, "An Affordable Flexible Manufacturing System Laboratory", Towards the Factory of the Future: Eight International Conference on Production Research   ICPR   85, H.J. Bullinger, H.J. Warnecke (eds.), Stuttgart, pp. 125 128, 1985.

V. Kumar, O. Hawaleshka, and J.N. Kapur, "Mean Production Rate for a Flexible Manufacturing System", Proceedings of the Management Science Section, Vol. 6, S. Bhatt (ed.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, pp. 87 95, 1985. (Won the Award of Excellence)

O. Hawaleshka, S. Balakrishnan, A. de Groot, V. Kumar, B. Wolfe, and K. Johnson, "Microcomputers in a New Manufacturing Control Oriented Industrial Engineering Program".  Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium: Mini and Microcomputers and their Applications, San Francisco, pp. 68 71, June 1984.

J.N. Kapur and V. Kumar, "Flexible Manufacturing Systems:  A Completely Automated Factory", Everyman's Science, Vol. XIX, No. 2, pp. 236 240, 1984.

O. Hawaleshka, V. Kumar and D. Stec, "Ten Years After:  The Experience with a Robot", Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of American Production and Inventory Control Society, pp. 168 170, November 1983.

V. Kumar and O. Hawaleshka, "An Experiment in International Collaboration in Engineering Education", American Society for Engineering Education Proceedings of the 1983 Annual Meeting of the North Midwest Section, Winnipeg, pp. 381 391, October 1983.

V. Kumar and O. Hawaleshka,"Robotics in Industrial Engineering", Proceedings of the Ninth Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Saskatoon, pp. 861 862, June 1983.

O. Hawaleshka and V. Kumar, "An Introduction of Robotics into a New Industrial Engineering Program", Proceedings of the Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Troy, pp. 1033 1037, June 1983.