Donald Rosenfield

Senior Lecturer, Operations Management

Donald Rosenfield

Donald Rosenfield, a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management, passed away suddenly on January 14, 2018.  He had also served as the Leader for Global Operations Program Director from its inception in 1988 until 2014.

Rosenfield focused on operations management and strategy.  His specific areas of interest included supply chain management, logistics planning and strategy, and globalization.  He explored how these areas of activity work together for competitive advantage.  Rosenfield also investigated facility location, management of global facilities networks, and management of logistics supply chains across multiple organizations.  Some particular issues include what types of locations and strategies companies follow in developing global strategies and entering new markets.

Rosenfield held an SB in mathematics and an SM in operations research and electrical engineering from MIT and a PhD in operations research from Stanford University.

General Expertise: Automotive industry; Competitive strategy; Disaster recovery; Facility location; Inventory; Logistics; Manufacturing education; Manufacturing management; Manufacturing systems; Operations management; Operations research; Supply chain management


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Tel: (617) 253-1064


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