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Kaushik Pandya

Dr Kaushik Pandya PhD, MSc

Senior Lecturer


KV has been undertaking research and lecturing for over 30 years. In terms of research he undertakes research in the value adding operations and management of business processes, to gain competitive advantage, in any industrial sector in global environment. This has been enabled through identifying, analyzing and modelling of these processes, and using the appropriate technology. This has resulted in over seventy articles. In terms of lecturing he teaches subjects that are related to his research interest, however he is capable of teaching other subjects. He is strongly of the opinion that research, teaching, consultancy and supervisions should have a symbiotic relationship. Publications are included in teaching material to enhance the lecturing. In addition to formal lectures, seminars and workshops he uses various tools to enhance the teaching. This includes; Blackboard/WebCT, NATALIE (currently Turning Point system) and University of Buckingham's LEAN game.

In 2014, 2015 and 2016 he undertook guest lecturing in India. He has also undertaken lecturing in Malayasia at TAR UC.



  • 2014: Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 1992: Doctor of Philosophy, Teesside Polytechnic, United Kingdom
  • 1986: Master of Science in Robotics (systems and Applications), Coventry (Lanchester) Polytechnic, United Kingdom
  • 1982: BSc (Honours) Engineering Science, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

PG External Examiner


  • 2018: , University of Bradford, United Kingdom


  • 2018: , Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

Senior Lecturer

Teaching expertise

  • Business Information Systems
  • Data Analysis
  • Operations
  • Quality
  • Research Methods


  • Business Education
  • Finance Accounting and Business Systems
  • Strategy and Marketing

Industry Links

  • Developing student projects


Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems

Sheffield Business School

Business Operations and Systems

2015 to present: Module taught - Fundamentals of Quality, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom


Journal articles

Green, E., Sukumar, A., Sadeghi, V.J., Pandya, K., & Khavarinezhad, S. (2022). Analysis of factors impeding access to finance in internet enabled crowdfunding: a systematic literature review. International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, 19 (2), 249-269.

Pandya, K.V., Sukumar, A., Jafari-Sadeghi, V., & Tomlins, R. (2021). An empirical study on the relationship among IT capabilities, business process and firm’s performance. International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, 18 (4), 347-367.

Tomlins, R., Malynka, O., Sukumar, A., Rao, M., & Pandya, K. (2021). Radical Innovation Process in Sustainable Development and Knowledge Management: Toyota Prius Case Study. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 628 (1), 012036.

Pandya, K. (2015). Barriers Analysis for Reverse Logistics implementation in India Electronics Industry using Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 189, 99-102.

Pandya, K.V., Vallabhaneni, J., & Seow, C. (2012). E-grocery in India: a comparison with UK. International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, 5 (3), 233.

Pandya, K. (2008). Improving Corporate Knowledge: a Case Study in China. International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, 2 (2), 248-266.

Okonta, P., & Pandya, K.V. (2007). Entrepreneurial potentials of African‐Caribbeans in the United Kingdom. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 14 (4), 702-718.

Conference papers

Tomlins, R., Malynka, O., Sukumar, A., Rao, M., & Pandya, K. (2020). Radical Innovation Process in Sustainable Development and Knowledge Management: Toyota Prius Case Study. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 628.

Shahidan, M., Pandya, K., kumar Barua, M., & Minh Thu, V.T. (2019). Corporate Governance Feature on Capital Structure Decision of Vietnamese' firms. In British Academy of Management Corporate Governance Conference.

Green, E., Pandya, K., & Crouch, O. (2018). Foundations of Reflexive Strategy for Analysis Incorporating Researcher Lived Experience in Management Research. In British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Bristol, UK, 4 September 2018 - 6 September 2018.

Green, E., Sukumar, A., & Pandya, K. (2017). Signs of growth: an exploration of UK businesses who successfully use crowdfunding. In Loue, C., & Ben Slimane, S. (Eds.) 12th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Paris; France, 21 September 2017 - 22 September 2017 (pp. 265-271). Curran Associates

Sukumar, A., Tipi, L., Pandya, K., & Song, Y. (2015). The role of Social Media in Chinese banking services: An exploratory study. International Conference on Sustainable Business.

Book chapters

Pandya, K. (2014). Managing Marketing Information for Value Creation. In Gbadamosi, A., Bathgate, I., & Nwankwo, S. (Eds.) Principles of Marketing: A value-based Approach. Palgrave Macmillan UK

Pandya, K.V. (2013). Sustainability for SMEs. In Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms. (pp. 133-149). IGI Global:

Pandya, K. (2011). Franchising in Entrepreneurship Marketing. In Nwankwo, S., & Gbadamosi, T. (Eds.) Entrepreneurship Marketing: Principles and Practice of SME Marketing. Abingdon: Routledge

Pandya, K.V. (n.d.). Sustainability for SMEs. In Small and Medium Enterprises. (pp. 1240-1253). IGI Global:

Case studies

Pandya, K. (2008). Role of Innovation in IT in Achieving its Business Objectives: A Case Study.International Journal of Business Innovation and Research.

Theses / Dissertations

Hawcroft, D. (2021). Big data marketing strategy approaches for businesses selling through online marketplace platforms. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Pandya, K., & Pakgohar, A.

Green, E.C. (2019). Making Sense of Rewards-Based Crowdfunding: Understanding the Lived Experience of Nascent Entrepreneurs. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Pandya, K.


Pandya, K. (2016). Quality Management in Food Industry: A Case Study in India.

Pandya, K. (2016). Customer Retention management in Indian Office Furniture Industry.

Pandya, K. (2016). CSR and Spirituality: A case of Accounting and Finance in Sri Lanka.

Pandya, K. (2016). Keynote Speech - UK and Business Trends.

Chan, D., & Pandya, K. (2015). How environmental sustainability links to financial performance: a case studies of the automotive industry.

Pandya, K., & Sukumar, A. (2015). Transformational Leadership and Total Quality Management: A study of UK Manufacturing companies.

Pandya, K., & Sukumar, A. (2015). Go lean to reduce plastic waste.

Pandya, K., & Sukumar, A. (2014). Applying Knowledge Management in Construction Industry: A case studies.

Pandya, K., & Sukumar, A. (2014). IT and Strategy: the Case of Singapore Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs).

Pandya, K., & Sukumar, A. (2013). IT strategy in Singapore: the case of small and medium sized enterprises in Singapore.

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