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Society of Operations Management 25th Annual International Conference Hosted by Indian Institute of Management Indore


December 16th – 18th, 2022

About SOM

Society of Operations Management is dedicated to exploring and understanding issues related to the Production and Operations Management field. The society aims to promote activities that help generate, consolidate, and disseminate knowledge in the field of manufacturing and service operations and related areas. SOM organizes conferences, summer schools, and workshops in an effort to share knowledge and motivate researchers and practitioners to achieve their goals. More details about SOM can be found at  http://www.soc-om.org/


Recently, the world has faced a cataclysmic pandemic that caused disruptions in businesses,education, government operations as well as it impacted the global economy heavily. To deal with these pandemic conditions, many companies started changing their methods of conducting business,in fact, some companies used the competitive advantage of being digitalized while some companies failed to cope with the situation. Employee productivity, effectiveness, and absenteeism became one of the major guide ways for the company’s success. One of the main challenges faced by almost all the sectors is to deal with these highly uncertain situations that arise due to unplanned disruptions.Managing operations in such disruptions require companies to establish efficient risk management processes.

However, in recent times, it is observed that the researchers focused have shifted to building theories and models on risk mitigation, resilient value chain, and agile operations which will be helpful in managing future disruptions. Also, in case of highly uncertain situations and long disruptions,companies shall focus on bringing new capabilities to sustain in this highly competitive world. Thus, SOM 2022 aims to find out challenges, opportunities, strategies, and capabilities which can help not only the businesses but also the nation as a whole by providing encouragement to the scholars who are working in the field of decision-making under various uncertainties so that to manage the operations effectively.

Important Dates

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SOM 2022 conference
15th Apr, 2022
15th Aug, 2022
15th Oct, 2022
16th Oct -15th Nov, 2022
16th Nov -10th Dec, 2022
16th Dec-18th Dec, 2022


Prof. Saurabh Chandra,

Indian Institute of Management Indore,

Prabandh Shikhar, Rau – Pithampur Road,

Indore, Madhya Pradesh 453556

: 0731-2439530

Email : som2022@iimidr.ac.in