Rangaraj Ramanujam

Rangaraj Ramanujam

Richard M. and Betty Ruth Miller Professor of Management
Professor of Health Policy

Research Interests/Areas of Expertise

Organizational errors, reliability, and operational failures; healthcare delivery organizations

Subject Areas

Health Care, Organization Studies

Biography

Biography

Professor Rangaraj “Ranga” Ramanujam is a leading researcher and consultant on the organizational causes and consequences of operational failures in high-risk work settings.

Consulting

Professor Ramanujam has consulted for several organizations, including Aravind Eye Care System, HCA, the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, the Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative, the Pacific Gas & Electric Company, and Underwriters Laboratories.

Leadership

Professor Ramanujam is the co-editor of the Stanford University Press book series on High Reliability and Crisis Management. He previously served on the editorial boards of Organization Science and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. He is a member of the Nashville Hospital Authority Board.

Publications

Professor Ramanujam’s research has appeared in various journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, and Medical Care.

Teaching

Professor Ramanujam teaches in the MBA and Executive Education programs. His courses include Managerial and Organizational Effectiveness, and Healthcare Delivery Organizations.

Research Interests

Professor Ramanujam’s current research examines the role of leadership, communication, and learning processes in enhancing the quality and safety of healthcare.

Education

Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2000

PGDM, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, 1988

B.E., Anna University, Chennai, 1986

Phone

615 343-0818

Office

322 Management Hall

Phone

615 343-0818

Office

322 Management Hall