Project Description

Dr. Raj Selladurai

Assoc. Professor of Management

Dr. Raj Selladurai is an Associate Professor of Management in the School of Business and Economics at Indiana University Northwest. He also serves as Small Business Institute (SBI) Director for the School of Business and Economics. He has owned and managed few consulting businesses in the energy industry and other related areas. His research interests focus on the areas of servant-leadership, business-healthcare collaboration, leadership effectiveness, operations and supply chain management, and high-speed rail and supply chain management. He is currently leading a project team as the Lead Project Director, working on a book project, “Challenges and Opportunities for Healthcare Reform.” The team consists of two business professors (Dr. Raj Selladurai and Dr. Charlie Hobson (Professors, Indiana University Northwest), and two physicians, (Dr. Roshini Selladurai MD, In His Image, OK, and Dr. Adam Greer (MD, St John, Ascension Healthcare, OK)), and they are working collaboratively on the healthcare project to be completed in 2020 and to be published by IGI Global, Inc. Healthcare Reform in the US is an ongoing, significant national initiative with strategic policy implications, which would affect several millions of stakeholders in the US, especially in the coming election year. He has published several papers, chapters, and case studies in various management and operations management related business publications and journals including co-editing (with Shawn Carraher) a book on “Servant Leadership: Research and Practice.” He also co-edited with Peggy Daniels Lee and George VandeWerken his another recent book, “Emerging Challenges and Opportunities of High Speed Rail on Business and Society,” which was published by IGI Global, Inc. Both of his innovative books are being actively promoted on social media like Twitter with impressive results with around 33,000 impressions per month, and growing! He has over 30 years of academic and professional business experience including completing a Professional Certificate in “Servant Leadership: Path to High Performance” Executive Education Seminar at the prestigious Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. He also completed another Certificate in Organizational Behavior at Harvard Business School, Harvard University. He has also taught business management courses as Visiting Professor at universities in Austria and Switzerland. He has diverse leadership and administrative experiences in various organizations including serving as a finance deacon at his church, as a Group Leader at Bible Study Fellowship (BSF), and in other roles at the university, community, business, and other professional service organizations.