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Joseph Robert Carter

Joseph Robert Carter

Avnet Professor
Supply Chain Management

Office:BA 408
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874706
Tempe, AZ 85287-4706

Phone: 480-965-0931
Fax: 480-965-8629
Email: Joseph.Carter@asu.edu

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Ph.D., Boston University, 1985; MBA, Northeastern University, 1977; B.S., Northeastern University, 1975

Research Areas
Insourcing/Outsourcing decisions, buyer and supplier communication processes and information exchange systems, international sourcing and supply chain management strategy.

Recent Consulting
Strategic sourcing, supplier development, supplier integration, supplier cost management, procurement strategy. eProcurement systems.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 1991-present. Previous Appointments: Michigan State University, Boston University.

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Award
ASU Leadership Academy, 2003; ANBAR Electronic Intelligence Citation of Excellence Highest Quality Rating for the article "Alliances, logistics barriers and strategic actions in the People's Republic of China"; Certified Purchasing Manager, 1988-2003.

Professional Leadership
Editorial Review Board: International Journal of Quality Science, 1996-present; Journal of Operations Management, 1993-present; Operations Management Review, 1991-present.







ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

SCM 355 - Supply Management
Management of the supply function, including organization, procedures, supplier selection, quality, inventory decisions, and price determination.

SCM 520 - Strategic Procurement
Applies the principles, philosophies, and processes of supply management to the purchasing management process on a global basis and to facilitate the continuous improvement of the purchasing management system.