Supply Chain Management
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2000; M.S., University of Rochester, 1997; M.S., Brigham Young University, 1994
Service operations management; design and management of telephone centers; financial service operations strategy; performance measurement in services.
Reynold E. Byers, Marshall Freimer and Phillip J. Lederer, "Retail Banking Choice of Distribution Strategy in a Competitive Market," under revision
Reynold E. Byers and Rick So, "The Value of Information-based Cross-sales Policies in Telephone Service Systems."
Reynold E. Byers, Gregory Dobson, and Robert A. Shumsky, "Optimal Allocation of Tasks in the Design of Telephone Centers"
Arizona State University: 2007-present. Previous Appointments: University of California, Irvine; University of Rochester; Brigham Young University; Utah Valley State College.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Award
University of California, Irvine Faculty Career Development Award, 2004; William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Fellowship, 1994 - 1998; Brigham Young University Presidential Scholarship, 1986 - 1987, 1990
Reynold E. Byers and Kut C. So, "A Mathematical Model for Evaluating Cross-sales Policies in Telephone Service Centers," Manufacturing and & Service Operations Management, January 2007, Vol. 9, Iss. 1, pp 1-8.
Reynold E. Byers and Phillip J. Lederer, "Retail Bank Services Strategy: A Model of Traditional, Electronic, and Mixed Distribution Choices" Journal of Management Information Systems, Fall 2001, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp 129-152.
Reynold E. Byers and Phillip J. Lederer, "Channel Strategy Evolution in Retail Banking" forthcoming in the book of edited papers, Managing in the Information Economy: Current Research, edited by Uday Karmarkar, UCLA, and Uday Apte, SMU.
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 432 - Control Sys-Supply Chain Mgmt
Planning and control systems for product and service flows in supply chain: production planning, master scheduling, MRP, ERP, inventory management.
SCM 502 - Operations and Supply Mgmt
Contemporary management issues, including environmental, project, and supply chain management; new product development; quality control; TQM.
SCM 591 - Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.