Recent Dissertation Titles

  • "Heterogeneity in Firm Environmental Management Activity: Antecedents and Operational Impacts," Rick Hardcopf (2018)
  • "Production Moves and the Effective Management of Process Knowledge," Pettis Kent (2018)
  • "Impact of External Mechanisms on Energy Efficiency Investments in Industrial Settings," Jason Nguyen (2018)
  • "Managing Human Capital in Supply Chains: Perspectives on Social Responsibility and Technological Advancement," Xiaojin Liu (2016)
  • "Organizational, Operational, and Behavioral Causes of Product Recalls," George Ball (2015)
  • "Operationalizing Environmental Sustainability through Policy-based and Market-based Approaches," Suvrat Dhanorkar (2015)
  • "Managing the Risks and Potential of High-tech Innovations-in-Use: Predictive Analytic Modeling with Big Data and A Longitudinal Field Study," Ujjal Mukherjee (2015)
  • "Buyback versus Revenue Sharing Contracts: Influence of Loss Aversion and Payment Timing," Yinghao Zhang (2013)

Student Publications and Presentations

  • "Short-term bias and strategic Misalignment in operational solutions: Perceptions, tendencies, and traps," 2017, European Journal of Operational Research, Rick Hardcopf with P. Goncalves, K. Linderman, and E. Bendoly
  • "The impact of spill and pollution controversies on firm environmental activity," 2017, INFORMS annual meeting, Rick Hardcopf with R. Shah and S. Dhanorkar
  • "Explaining heterogeneity in environmental management practice adoption: A multi-level approach," 2017, Production & Management Operations Society annual meeting, Rick Hardcopf with R. Shah and U. Mukherjee
  • "Explaining heterogeneity in environmental management practice adoption: A multi-level approach," 2017, Early-career sustainable OM Conference, Rick Hardcopf with R. Shah and U. Mukherjee
  • "Production Process Moves and the Need to Adapt," 2017, Production and Operations Managements (POM) Journal, Pettis Kent with E. Siemsen
  • "Production Process Moves and the Need to Adapt," 2017, INFORMS, Pettis Kent
  • "Production Process Moves: Template Use and the Need to Adapt," 2017, Production Operations Management Society Annual Meeting, Pettis Kent with E. Siemsen
  • "Impact of Carbon Pricing On Improving Supply Chain Energy Efficiency," 2017, POMS Annual Conferency, Quang Nguyen
  • "Impact of Carbon Pricing On Improving Supply Chain Energy Efficiency," 2016, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Quang Nguyen
  • "Capacity Management in Agricultural Commodity Processing and Application in the Palm Industry," Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Quang Nguyen with O. Boyabatli and T. Wang
  • "Closing an Supplier's Energy Efficiency Gap: The Role of Assessment Assistance and Procurement Committment," 2016, POMS Annual Conference, Quang Nguyen
  • "Customer Perceptions of Health Examination Service Quality: An Empirical Investigation in South Korea,” forthcoming, International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, Vol. 5, No. 3, March 2015. Sehwon Kang with J. Oh.
  • "The Buyer's Role in Improving Supply Chain Energy Efficiency," 2015 POMS conference and 2015 Seminar at Nanyang Business School in Singapore, Jason (Quang) Nguyen
  • "The Role of Managerial Commitment on the Relationship between Controversy and Environmental Practice Adoption," 2015 POMS Annual Meeting, Rick Hardcopf with R. Shah
  • "Identifying Quality Gaps and Their Impact in Healthcare," 2015 POMS Conference, Sehwon Kang with R. Shah
  • "An Integrated Green Supplier Selection Approach with Analytic Network Process and Improved Grey Relational Analysis," 2015 International Journal of Production Economics, 159, 178-191, Amir Karimi with S.H. Hashemi and M. Tavana
  • "A Critical Review of "Experimental Research" in Operations Management: Opportunities and Challenges," 2015 POMS Conference
  • "Benefits and Fast Construction of Efficient Two-Level Foldover Designs," 2015 Design and Analysis of Experiment Conference, Anna Errore
  • "Causes and Consequences of Telemedicine Adoption: An Empirical Analysis of Clinics with Clinical Decision Support System (CDS)," 2015 POMS Annual Meeting, Xiaojin Liu with S. Goldstein, K. Soderberg, and K. Sinha
  • "The Effect of Inter-Firm Work Design on Technology Exploration,Exploitation and Firm Performance," 2015 POMS Annual Meeting, Xiaojin Liu with S. Goldstein and K. Sinha
  • "Opening the Black Box of Replication: The Role of Enabling Bureaucracy," 2014 Academy of Management Conference, Pettis Kent with S. Goldstein
  • "Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems for Health Care Delivery: A Framework for Workforce Skill and Capability Development," 2014 Decision Science Institute Annual Meeting, Xiaojin Liu with S. Goldstein, K. Soderberg, and K. Sinha
  • "Globalization of Operations: A Social Responsibility Perspective," 2014 Decision Science Institute Annual Meeting, Xiaojin Liu with K. Sinha
  • "Lean and Performance: the Impact of Organizational Culture," 2014 AOM Annual Meeting, Rick Hardcopf with R. Shah
  • "Short-term Bias and Strategic Misalignment in Operation Solutions: Perceptions, Tendencies and Traps," 2014 AOM Annual Meeting, Rick Harcopf with R. Shah
  • "Environmental Performance and Building Social Trust: Does Green Reputation Provide Insurance Against Negative Environmental Publicity?" 2014 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Rick Harcopf with R. Shah
  • "Identifying Determinants of Supplier Termination: An Empirical Examination from Buyers' Perspective," 2014 Decisions Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Sehwon Kang with R. Shah and H. Shin
  • "Greenhouse Gas Reduction: Why Do Firms Differ?" 2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Jason (Quang) Nguyen
  • "The Impact of Buyer-Manufacturer Interaction on Energy Efficiency Investments," 2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting and 2014 MSOM Conference, Jason (Quang) Nguyen
  • “Experiencing Queuing Delay: To Wait or Not to Wait…” POMS 2014, Rick Hardcopf.
  • “Save the Environment or Strive for Legitimacy – Motives for adopting Environmental Practices in Manufacturing,” POMS 2014, Rick Hardcopf.
  • “Lean and Performance: The Impact of Organizational Culture,” POMS 2014, Rick Hardcopf.
  • “Profits Gaps and Short-Term Heuristics: Systems Dynamics Understanding as a Reinforcement of Operations Strategy,” (revise & resubmit), Journal of Operations Management. Rick Hardcopf with P. Goncalves, E. Bendoly and K. Linderman.
  • “Opening the Black Box of Replication Strategy: The Role of Enabling Bureaucracy,” POMS 2014, Pettis Kent.