International Journal

1. Darshak A. Desai, “Improving Customer Delivery Commitments the Six Sigma Way - Case Study of an Indian Small Scale Industry”, International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage (IJSSCA), Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. UK, Vol. 2 No.1, April 2006 (ISSN (Online): 1479-2753  -  ISSN (Print): 1479-2494), pp 23-47.

2. Darshak A. Desai,  “Cost of quality in small and medium sized enterprises: Case of an Indian engineering industry”, Production Planning & Control – The Management of Operations, Taylor and Francis, UK, Vol. 19, No. 1, January 2008, Print ISSN: 0953-7287, Online ISSN: 1366-5871, pp. 25-34.

3. Darshak A. Desai, “Improving productivity and profitability through Six Sigma: experience of a small-scale jobbing industry”, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (IJPQM), Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. UK Vol. 3, No. 3, 2008, ISSN (Online): 1746-6482  -  ISSN (Print): 1746-6474, pp.290–310.

4. Darshak A. Desai & M B Patel, “Defining Problem: A Highly Crucial Part Of Six Sigma Breakthrough Business Improvement Strategy”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Industrial Applications (IJERIA), Ascent Publication, India, Vol.1 No. 1 (2008), ISSN 0974-1518, pp. 65-81.

5. Jiju Antony, Darshak A. Desai, M B Patel,“Assessing the Status of Six Sigma implementation in the Indian industry: results from an exploratory empirical study”, Management Research News, Emerald, USA. - Vol. 32, Issue 5 (2009), ISSN: 0140-9174, pp. 413-423.

6. Darshak A. Desai & M B Patel, “Impact of Six Sigma in a developing economy: analysis on benefits drawn by Indian industries”, Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, JIEM -  2 (3), 2009, ISSN: 2013-0953, pp. 517-538.

7. Darshak A. Desai & M B Patel, “Six Sigma Implementation Barriers in Indian Industries – Survey Results and Case Studies”International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBEX), Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. UK,Volume 3, Number 2, ISSN (Online): 1756-0055  -  ISSN (Print): 1756-00472010, pp. 142-162.

8. Darshak A. Desai, “Quality and productivity improvement through Six Sigma in foundry industry”, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (IJPQM), Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. UK , Vol. 9, No. 2,  2012, ISSN (Online): 1746-6482  -  ISSN (Print): 1746-6474, pp.258–280.

9. Darshak A. Desai, Jiju Antony, M B Patel “An Assessment of the Critical Success Factors for Six Sigma Implementation in Indian IndustriesInternational Journal of Productivity and Performance Management (IJPPM), Emerald, UK, Vol. 61, Issue 4 (2012), ISSN:1741-0401, pp. 426-444.

10.  Nayan J. Prajapati, Darshak A. Desai, “A Review of Six Sigma Implementation at Exporting Industries”, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, eISSN: 2250-2459, ISO 9001:2008 Certified Journal, Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2014, pp 556-562. (Journal Impact Factor of 2.324 as per International Society for Research Activity for the year 2014.)

11. Manish B. Bariya, Darshak A.Desai. "The Perception & Methodology of Lean Manufacturing- A review Paper", International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN: 2321-9939, Vol.2, Issue 1, pp.1151-1158, March 2014. Impact Factor : 1.79 (Calculated by UIF)

12. Ankur D. Mehta, Darshak A Desai, “A Review of Industrial Engineering Technique: An Application And Future Scope Of Work”, International Journal of Management, Information Technology and Engineering, ISSN 2348-0513 Vol. 2, Issue 3, Mar 2014, pp 29-36. Impact Factor(JCC): 0.4512

13. Jignesh A. Bhoi, Darshak A. Desai, Rohit M. Patel, “The Concept & Methodology of Kaizen: A Review Paper”, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research, ISSN: 2321-9939, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 812-820, March 2014. Impact Factor : 1.79 (Calculated by UIF)

14. Tejaskumar S. Parsana, Darshak A. Desai, “A Review: Six Sigma Implementation Practices in Indian Manufacturing SMEs”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, ISSN: 2248-9622, Vol. 4, Issue 3(Version 1), March 2014, pp.663-673. IF-1.69

15.  Darshak A. Desai, Parth Kotadiya, Nikheel Makwana, Sonalinkumar Patel, (2014),  “Curbing variations in packaging process through Six Sigma way in a large-scale food-processing industry” Journal of Industrial Engineering International, Springer, ISSN 1735-5702,DOI 10.1007/s40092-014-0082-6, Published online : 27 August 2014.

16. Doshi, J.A. and Darshak A. Desai (2014) ‘Review of continuous quality improvement methodology – enablers, exertion, benefits for SMEs’, Int. J. Quality and Innovation (IJQI), Inderscience, UK, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp.245–255.

17. Prajapati B. N. and Darshak A. Desai, (2014), “A Review: Six Sigma Implementation Practices in Manufacturing Units and Benefits Derived”, International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research, Technology, ISSN: 2277-9655, Scientific Journal Impact Factor: 3.449, (ISRA), Impact Factor: 2.114, 3(11): November, 2014, pp. 645-650.

18. Patel R. and Darshak A. Desai, (2014), “Review Paper: Quality Improvement through Six Sigma DMAIC Methodology”, International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research, Technology, ISSN: 2277-9655, Scientific Journal Impact Factor: 3.449, (ISRA), Impact Factor: 2.114, 3(12): December, 2014, pp. 169-175.

19. Malek J. A. and Darshak Desai, (2015), A Review of Six Sigma Implementation in Indian SMEs – Tools & Techniques Used and Benefits Drawn”,  International Journal of Advance Engineering and Research Development, e-ISSN(O): 2348-4470, p-ISSN(P): 2348-6460, Scientific Journal Impact Factor: 3.134, Vol. 02, Issue 02, Feb. 2015, pp. 20-29.

20. Ismail Wilson Taifa and Darshak A. Desai, (2015), “Quality Function Deployment Integration with Kano Model for Ergonomic Product Improvement (Classroom Furniture) - A Review”, Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology (JMEST) ISSN: 3159-0040 Vol. 2 Issue 9, September – 2015, Impact Factor 1.27,  pp. 2484-2491.

21. Naman.D.Upadhyay, Darshak.A.Desai, Jagdish Paghdar, Devvikram Jhala, (2015), “A Review on Ergonomics and Its Evaluation Techniques Used at Different Field-Areas”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN(Online): 2319-8753 ISSN (Print): 2347-6710, Vol. 4, Issue 11, November 2015, Impact Factor: 5.442, DOI:10.15680/IJIRSET.2015.0411077, pp. 11273-11282

22. Mihir Solanki & Darshak Desai, (2015), "Comparative study of TQM and six sigma", International Journal of Industrial Engineering & Technology (IJIET)
ISSN(P): 2277-4769; ISSN(E): 2278-9456, Impact Factor (JCC): 4.7204, Index Copernicus Value (ICV): 3.0, Vol. 5, Issue 4, Dec 2015, pp. 1-6

23. Vinitkumar K. Modi & Darshak A. Desai (2015) "Six Sigma Implementation Practices In Indian Foundries And Benefits Derived: Critical Examination", International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), ISSN(P): 2249-6890; ISSN(E): 2249-8001
Vol. 5, Issue 5, Oct 2015, pp. 81-102,Impact Factor(JCC) :
5.6934; Index Copernicus Value(ICV) :NAAS Rating : 2.45; IBI Factor : 3.2;

24. Aurangzeb J Shaihk & Darshak A. Desai (2015), “A Review Of Six Sigma Implementation For Reducing Failure Rate In Manufacturing Industries”,  International Journal Of Multidisciplinary Research Centre (IJMRC) ISSN: 2454-3659(P) 2454-3861(E),  Volume I, Issue 5 October 2015, Impact Factor-2.513, pp. 76-83.

25. Javedhusen Malek and Darshak Desai (2015), "Reducing Rejection/Rework In Pressure Die Casting Process By Application Of DMAIC Methodology Of Six Sigma", International Journal for Quality Research 9(4),ISSN 1800-6450, pp. 577–604

26. Chintan C. Rao  and  Darshak A. Desai (2015), "A Review of Six Sigma Implementation in Small Scale Foundry", International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (An ISO 3297: 2007 Certified Organization) ISSN(Online): 2319-8753 ISSN (Print): 2347-6710Vol. 4, Issue 12, December 2015 (DOI:10.15680/IJIRSET.2015.0412031), Impact Factor 5.442, pp 11894-11902

27. Jitendra A Panchiwala, Darshak A Desai, and Paresh Shah (2015), "Review on Quality and Productivity Improvement in Small Scale Foundry Industry", International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (An ISO 3297: 2007 Certified Organization) ISSN(Online): 2319-8753 ISSN (Print): 2347-6710Vol. 4, Issue 12, December 2015, (DOI:10.15680/IJIRSET.2015.0412027),Impact Factor 5.442, pp 11859-11867

28. Tejaskumar S. Parsana; Darshak A. Desai (2016), A case study: to reduce process variability of valve seat depth in cylinder head using Six Sigma methodology International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (IJPQM), Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. UK 2016 Vol. 17 No. 4, DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2016.075250, ISSN (Online): 1746-6482  -  ISSN (Print): 1746-6474, pp.474-506.

29. Nayankumar J Prajapati, Darshak A Desai (2016),Application of Six Sigma at an export oriented unit: a case study”, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (IJPQM), Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. UK 2016 Vol. 17 No. 4, DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2016.075249, ISSN (Online): 1746-6482  -  ISSN (Print): 1746-6474, pp.507-535.

30. Jigar A Doshi, Darshak A Desai (2016), “Role of Production Part Approval Process in Continuous Quality Improvement and Customer Satisfaction.” International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa, Vol. 22, 2016, ISBN-13: 978-3-0357-1031-1, pp. 174-183.

 

National Journal

1. Darshak Desai, “Rediscovering Six Sigma: Comparison with other Quality and Productivity Improvement Techniques”, Productivity Journal by National Productivity Council, ISSN: 0032-9924, Volume 54, No.3, October-December, 2013, pp. 295-301.

2. Darshak Desai, “Increasing bottom-line through Six Sigma quality improvement drive: Case of small scale foundry industry”, Udyog Pragati – A Journal for Practicing Managers, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, Vol. 36, No. 02, April – June, 2012, ISSN: 0970-3365

3. Darshak Desai and T N Desai, “Six Sigma Breakthrough Improvement Strategy – A Revolution for Indian Industries”, Journal of Engineering and Technology, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Vol. 20, December 2007, pp 40-45.

4. Darshak Desai, “Cost of Quality System (COQS) for Foundries”, FOUNDRY National Journal, Issue 103, Jan.-Feb. 2006, pp 53-62.

5. Ismail Wilson Taifa and Darshak A. Desai, (2015), “A Review and Gap Analysis on Integration of Quality Function Deployment and Ergonomics Principles for Product Improvement (Classroom Furniture)”, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. VIII & Issu No. 12, December 2015, ISSN 0979-2555pp. 16-25

6. Jigar A Doshi, Darshak A Desai (2016), “Overview of Automotive Core Tools: Applications and Benefits”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Springer, ISSN 2250-0545, DOI 10.1007/s40032-016-0288-z, Published online 18th June 2016

 

International Conference

1) “Quality Indicators for Technical Education System”, International Conference on Quality Management Practices, Institute of Technology & Management, Navi Mumbai, in association with National Center for Quality Management, Mumbai, August 16-17, 2007. (Co-authors T. N. Desai, Sr. Lecturer, Mech. Engg. Dept., SVNIT, Surat and Dr. R L Shrivastava, Professor & Dean (Industry Institute Interaction), Dept. of Mech. Engineering Y.C. College of Engg., Nagpur)

2) “Total Quality Management In Indian Industries: Favoring And Conflicting Factors” Global Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering (CPIE- 2007), Department of Industrial Engineering, Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar. In association with Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management (GIFT), New Delhi, March 22-24, 2007.

3) “Total Quality as a New Global Competitive StrategyInternational Conference on Advances in Manufacturing & Technology Management-2007 (ICAMTM 2007), January 18-20, 2007, Parshvanath College of Engineering, Thane (W) Mumbai.In association with University Of Mumbai, Mumbai, India. (Co-authored by T. N. Desai, Sr. Lecturer, Mech. Engg. Dept., SVNIT, Surat)

4) “Problem definition: A highly critical phase of Six Sigma breakthrough improvement strategy” 10th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad,December 21-23, 2006.

5) “Cost Of Quality: A Key Performance Indicator for TQM”, First International & 22nd All India Manufacturing Technology Design & Research Conference (22nd AIMTDR), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee December, 2006. (Coauthored by T. N. Desai, Sr. Lecturer, Mech. Engg. Dept., SVNIT, Surat)

6) “Development of 750 LPM Heavy Duty Line Printer – A Case Study of Reverse Engineering Application”, International Conference on Global Manufacturing and Innovation (GMI 2006) organized by Coimbatore Institute of Technology and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA, July 2006. (Co-authors Prof. K.B.K. Lamba, and Y. D. Patel, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, SVIT, Vasad, Gujarat),

7) “Deploying Six Sigma in Foundry Industries for Overall Operational Excellence”, International Conference on Global Manufacturing and Innovation (GMI 2006) organized by Coimbatore Institute of Technology and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA, July 2006. (Co-authored by Dr. M. B. Patel, Head, Mech. Engg. Dept., GCE, Modasa).

8) “Critical Success Factors for Six Sigma Deployment in Indian Context”, International Conference on Global Manufacturing and Innovation (GMI 2006) organized by Coimbatore Institute of Technology and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA, July 2006. (Co-authored by Dr. M. B. Patel, Head, Mech. Engg. Dept., GCE, Modasa).

9) “DMAIC Methodology Applied to Small Scale Industry”, International Conference of Operations Management Organized by National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai and College of Administrative Science, University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA, December 2004. ISBN: 0-07-060456-8

National Conference

1) “Total Quality Management and Quality Function Deployment: Approaches to Manage competitiveness in Terms of Quality and Productivity”, National Conference on Current Trends in Technology Organized by Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad November – December 2006. (Coauthored by T. N. Desai, Sr. Lecturer, Mech. Engg. Dept., SVNIT, Surat).

2) “Six Sigma - Breakthrough Improvement Strategy: Prospects and Challenges for Indian Industries”, All India Seminar on Challenges for Quality and Reliability (CQR-2006) Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, and The Institute of Engineers, Raurkela November 2006. (Coauthored by T. N. Desai, Sr. Lecturer, Mech. Engg. Dept., SVNIT, Surat).

3) “5S: A Technique of Total Quality Management – A Case Study”, 48th National Convention of Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering, Bangalore September 2006. (Co-authored by T. N. Desai, Sr. Lecturer, Mech. Engg. Dept., SVNIT, Surat).

4) “Kaizen: A Tool of Total Quality Management for Continuous Improvement.” 48th National Convention of Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering, Bangalore September 2006. (Co-authored by T. N. Desai, Sr. Lecturer, Mech. Engg. Dept., SVNIT, Surat).

5) “Electron Beam Welding for Inconel 718 – Establishing Process and Quality Parameters” , National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Nanotechnology and Innovations in Design and Manufacturing, ETNDN – 2006”,Orgazized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Raurkela., February 2006. (Co-authors Prof. K.B.K. Lamba, Head, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, SVIT, Vasad, Gujarat).

6) “Making TQM Effective - Critical Success Factors and Implementation Roadmap”, National Conference on “Total Quality Management for Continuous Quality Improvement in Technical Education (TQM 2006)”, Organized by NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, March 2006.

7) “Six Sigma – An Improvement Drive for Manufacturing Industries”, National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (AIME-2006) at Jamia Millia Islamia Central University, New Delhi, January 2006. ISBN: 81-8052-105-2

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