Supply Chain Management
Ph.D., Boston University, 1985; MBA, Northeastern University, 1977; B.S., Northeastern University, 1975
Insourcing/Outsourcing decisions, buyer and supplier communication processes and information exchange systems, international sourcing and supply chain management strategy.
Strategic sourcing, supplier development, supplier integration, supplier cost management, procurement strategy. eProcurement systems.
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.
Editorial Review Board: International Journal of Quality Science, 1996-present; Journal of Operations Management, 1993-present; Operations Management Review, 1991-present.