Rangaraj Ramanujam, Ph.D.

Professor of Management


Professor Ramanujam is a leading researcher and consultant on the organizational causes and consequences of operational failures in high-risk work settings. His current research examines the role of leadership, communication, and learning processes in enhancing the quality and safety of healthcare. His research has appeared in various journals including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Patient Safety, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, and Medical Care. Professor Ramanujam serves on the editorial boards of Organization Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the Stanford University Press book series on high reliability organizations. He has consulted for several organizations including HCA, the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, the Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative, Pure Safety, the International Association of Holiday Inns, and Sennheiser Corporation. Prior to joining Owen, he was a faculty member at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University.