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Mohammed Raja, PhD


Dr. Mohammed I. Raja currently serves as the chair of the Department of Operations and Information Technology Management in the Graham School of Business at York College of Pennsylvania. As an associate professor in the supply chain operations management program, Dr. Raja teaches supply chain operations related courses in the undergraduate and graduate program. Prior to joining York College, in August 2012, Mohammed was a visiting faculty at Clemson University (SC), where he also earned his PhD in Operations Management. In addition to his PhD, Dr. Raja holds a Master’s in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY), an MBA in Marketing (University of Mumbai), and a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering (university of Poona) from India.As a pracademic, Dr. Raja is actively involved with ASCM (formerly known as APICS), a highly recognized international supply chain operations management professional organization. Through this organization, he earned two of their flagship certifications - CPIM (certified in production and inventory management) and CSCP (certified supply chain professional).Most recently, Dr. Raja also earned the Business Process Integration with SAP S/4 HANA certification and is an SAP Certified Application Associate.


  • PhD, Clemson University, Clemson, SC (2011)
  • MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (2003)
  • MBA, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, (2002)
  • BE, University of Poona, Poona, (1997)


Raja, Mohammed; Narayanaswamy, Ravi (2021) Customizing Learning Environments for Students in Higher Education: Is it a bridge too far?, SE Informs Book of Proceedings, Pages 268 - 276.

Lam, Marco; Raja, Mohammed; Finstad-Milion, Krista; Desilus, Bendreff (2017) Getting things done: Proactive influence tactics in Mexico and the United States, Global Journal of Management and Marketing, Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 46. Institute for Global Business Research​

Raja, Mohammed; Fredendall, Lawrence (2016) What management philosophy does it take to improve employee quality of work life & performance, Journal of Business & Economics, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 363. Academic Star Publishing

Raja, Mohammed (2015) Middle management support in facilitating lean practices North-East Decision Sciences Institute (Refereed)

Thomas, Zagenczyk; Cruz, Kevin; Woodard, Angela; Walker, Craig; Few, Timothy; Kiazad, Kohyar; Raja, Mohammed (2013) The moderating effect of Machiavellianism on the psychological contract breach - Organizational identification/dis-identification relationships., Journal of Business Psychology Springer International Publishing


Raja, Mohammed; Narayanaswamy, Ravi. Exploring the Role of Emotional Intelligence in Online Learning, NEDSI 2022, Northeast Decision Sciences Institute, 2022

Raja, Mohammed; Narayanaswamy, Ravi. Technology Readiness: Does it Matter in Online Learning Environments?, NEDSI 2022, Northeast Decision Sciences Institute, 2022

Raja, Mohammed. Status of the Supply Chain, Special Webinar, York County Economic Alliance (YECA), 2022

Raja, Mohammed; Narayanaswamy, Ravi. Customizing Learning Environments for students in Higher Education: Is it a bridge too far?, SE Informs 2021, South East Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, 2021

Raja, Mohammed; Neve, Benjamin. Role of Instructors in the Age of Augmented Learning, NEDSI 2018, Decision Sciences Institute, 2018

Raja, Mohammed. Usage of high impact practices in the supply chain operations management program, 2017 - York College Faculty Retreat, York College of Pennsylvania, 2017

Raja, Mohammed. 6-S Visual Controls: A guideline for the Lean Practitioner, APICS-Lork Chapter Professional Development Meeting, APICS, 2016

Raja, Mohammed. Supply Chain Management Practices, Rizvi Institute of Management Studies, 2016

Raja, Mohammed; Lam, Marco. Cultural differences in leadership behaviors: Evidence from India Mexico, and the United States, Appalachian Research in Business Symposium, 2016

Raja, Mohammed. Variability, Velocity, and Visibility: Vital to Supply Chain Success, 4th Annual Supply Chain Summit, Delaware Bio at AstraZeneca, 2015

Raja, Mohammed; Fredendall, Lawrence. Middle management support in facilitating lean practices, North-East Decision Sciences Institute, Decision Sciences Institute, 2015

Raja, Mohammed; Damali, Uzay; Barut, Mehmet; Narayanaswamy, Ravi. Lean practices: An efficient way to reduce waste and increase customization in front office service operations, Annual Decision Sciences Institute, Decision Sciences Institute, 2015