Associate Professor, School of Business
PhD Uinversity of Manitoba, Ph.D - Punjab Agriculture University Ludhiana, MBA-HP University Simla, MSc-GNDU Amritsar
Office: Prince George Campus,Teaching and Learning Building, Rm 10-4556
Tel: (250) 960-6462
Fax: (250) 960-6763
Teaching and Research Interests
The main thrust of Dr. Deo’s research work with industrial organizations is to search the technical and managerial causes of low productivity in manufacturing as well as in service operations. He published over 45 papers (in peer-reviewed publications) and prepared and submitted 9 reports to industrial organizations. His hands-on experience with industrial organizations enabled him understand a wide variety of production systems, such as: assembly line; ore mining and processing; oil seeds processing; vegetative oil extraction and processing; job-shop type manufacturing systems, and project type work systems. His research interests can be categorized in areas such as; Operation Based Costing, and Activity Based Costing, Productivity measurement in operations, and of organizations, Audit of operations and systems in primary, secondary, and tertiary sector organizations in Government and Non-Government sector organizations, Simulation modelling and computer aided cost information system development, Green operations & Materials flow analysis (MFA), Evaluation criteria for primary biofuel feedstock and biofuels production operations, viability of wood based biofuels for heating needs of small communities in the cold northern regions, designing methodology to reduce shrinkage in retail outlet operations, and application of BPO related conceptual framework to develop process costing model.