Prof. Dr S T Gondhalekar
Dean-Operations & Entrepreneurship (OMB)

Dr. S. Gondhalekar, the only known PhD in the world in Kaizen, has been trained in Japan by Association of Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) and Asian Productivity Organization (APO). He is a Chemical Engineer and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and an Industrial Engineer from National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering (NITIE). He is currently the Director of Global Consulting Company - Kanzen Institute and has been consulting in Asia-Pacific for last 10 years in the areas of Productivity, Quality, Delivery & Cost. He recently co-authored a book “Chronicles of a Quality Detective” which details case studies on the use Differential Diagnosis, a power tool to solve difficult quality problems. The book has gone into reprint. He has published papers in international journals and written in leading news papers.