K. ASWATHAPPA is a former Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Bangalore University and Former Director, Canara Bank School of Management Studies, Bangalore. He has published more than 25 books on different areas of commerce and management.
He has guided more than 25 Ph.Ds. and has adjudicated theses of several universities. He was the member of several bodies in Bangalore University and on the Boards of Studies of many other universities.
Currently, he is a visiting professor in several B-Schools and is active in revising and writing books.
K. Shridhara Bhat, a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with postgraduate diploma in Industrial Management and Master`s degree in Business Administration is currently engaged in part-time teaching as a visiting professor and consultancy in the field of management education and industry.
Earlier, he worked as Professor and Head of the Department of Management Studies, East Point College of Engineering and Technology and BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore during the period of 1994 to 2005.
Before taking up teaching profession, he served Bharat Electronics for a period of about 26 years in the areas of Production and Operations Management, Materials Management, Research and Development, Human Resource Management, etc.
He has authored books in subjects such as – Production and Operations Management, Total Quality Management, Materials Management, Inventory Management, Business Process Reengineering, Operations Research and Quantitative Techniques, Management and Behavioural Processes, World-class Manufacturing, Logistics Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, etc.