Faculty Research

Selected publications by Technology and Operations Management Department faculty

Faculty in Technology and Operations Management Department engage in variety of scholarly activities. Their recent work has appeared in high impact journals such as Management Science, Organization Science, Production and Operations Management, Decision Analysis, European Journal of Operational Research,  Computers & Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics etc.


  • Drezner, Tammy, Drezner, Zvi, and Guyse, J. L. (2009), Equitable Service by a Facility: Minimizing the Gini Coefficient, Computers & Operations Research 36(12) 3240-3246
  • Fang Fang and Xiaohui Xu, An analysis of consumer training for feature rich products, Decision Support Systems, Volume 52, Issue 1, Page 169-177, DEC 2011
  • Guyse, J. L. and Simon, J. (2011), Consistency Among Elicitation Techniques for Intertemporal Choice: A Within-Subjects Investigation of the Anomalies, Decision Analysis 8(3) 233-246
  • Halati, A. and He, Y. Analysis of supply chains with quantity based fixed incentives,  European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 202, Issue 1, Apr. 2010, page 214-222
  • Halati, A. and He, Y., Reused Product Pricing and Stocking Decisions in Closed-Loop Supply Chain,  Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, Issue 1, February, 2014
  • Halati, A. and He, Y. (2011) Reverse Logistic Product Pricing Decision in a Supply Chain with Substitutable Product and Random Yield, California Journal of Operations Management, Vol9, Number 1,26-33. [Published: February 2011]
  • He, Y. and Zhang, J. (2008). Random yield risk sharing in a two-level supply chain, International Journal of Production Economics, 112 (2), 769-781, April 2008
  • He, Y., Zhang, J., and Bai, L. (2010). Fill Rate of General Periodic Review Two-Stage Inventory Systems, International Journal of Operational Research, Volume 8, Number 1, p.62-84, April 2010
  • He, Y. (2013) Sequential Price and Quantity Decisions Under Supply and Demand Risks, International Journal of Production Economics, 141(2), p.541-551 [Published: February 2013]
  • Klassen, K., Trybus, E., & Kumar, A. (2005). Planning Food Services for a Campus Setting. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 24, 579-609, Dec. 2005
  • Krishnan, V. and Zhu, W., “Designing a Family of Development-Intensive Products,” Management Science, Vol. 52, No. 6, (June 2006 Lead article) pp 813-825
  • Kumar, A. (in press). Modeling a Department Course Scheduling Problem Using Integer Programming: A Spreadsheet-based Approach. To appear in Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal
  • Liwen Chen, S.M. Gilbert, and Xu, X., The Role of Revenue-Focused Managerial Performance Measures in Supply Chain Coordination, Production and Operations Management, Volume 21, Issue 5, Page 814-832, SEP-OCT 2012
  • Ram Bala, V. Krishnan, and Zhu, W., Distributed Development and Product Line Decisions,  Production and Operations Management, forthcoming, 2014
  • Rhodes, R. and Merlino, N., Technology in the 21st Century Classroom: Key Pedagogical Strategies for Millennial Students in University Business Courses, Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, Volume 10, Number 1, Pages 113-130, February 2012
  • Rhodes, R., Darbandi, K. & Powers, L. (2006). Does E-Learning Affect Instructor Performance Assessment Outcome? California Journal of Operations Management, 4 (1), 7-13
  • Rhodes, R., Millennials Report Their Preferred Learning Environment, Decision Line, Volume 43, Number 5, Pages 9-14, October 2012
  • Wang, S. and He, Y., Compensating Non-Dedicated Cross-Functional Teams, Organization Science, Vol. 19, No. 5, September–October 2008, pp. 753–765
  • Xu, X. and Kumar, A., Tracking Student In-Class Participation in a Hybrid Operations Management Course, Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, Volume 12, Number 1, February, 2014
  • Xu, X. (2011) Information Update and Risk Pooling in a Mixed Distribution Channel. California Journal of Operations Management
  • Zhu, W. and Xu, X., Second-Mover Advantages with Asymmetric Costs and Information Update: A Product Life Cycle Perspective, Managerial and Decision Economics, 32(8), 527-533, December 2011