Operations Management

Publications

Below are selected publications of the operations management group faculty. For more publications, please visit our collections on the Social Science Research Network and MIT's DSpace. You can also subscribe to our Faculty Publications RSS Feed.

Joann de Zegher

Joann de Zegher🔗

Maurice F. Strong Career Development Professor

Featured Publications

"Designing Contracts and Sourcing Channels to Create Shared Value."

de Zegher, Joann F., Dan A. Iancu, and Hau L. Lee. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Vol. 21, No. 2 (2019): 271-289. Online Appendix.

"Companies’ Contribution to Sustainability Through Global Supply Chains."

Thorlakson, Tannis, Joann F. de Zegher, and Eric F. Lambin. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences Vol. 115, No. 9 (2018): 2072-2077. Stanford Policy Research Brief. Sustainable Brands. GreenBiz. Science 360. Stanford News. Science Daily. Download Paper.

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Steven Eppinger

Steven Eppinger🔗

General Motors Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management

Featured Publications

Design Structure Matrix Methods and Applications.

Eppinger, Steven D. and Tyson R. Browning. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012.

Product Design and Development, 7th Edition.

Ulrich, Karl, Steven D. Eppinger, and Maria C. Yang. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education, 2020.

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Vivek F. Farias

Vivek F. Farias🔗

Patrick J. McGovern (1959) Professor

Featured Publications

"Learning Preferences with Side Information."

Farias, Vivek, and Andrew A. Li. Management Science Vol. 65, No. 7 (2019): 3131-3149.

"The Approximability of Assortment Optimization under Ranking Preferences."

Aouad, Ali, Vivek Farias, Retsef Levi, and Danny Segev. Operations Research Vol. 66, No. 6 (2018): 1661-1669. Download Paper.

"The Impact of Delays on Service Times in the Intensive Care Unit."

Chan, Carri W., Vivek F. Farias, and Gabriel J. Escobar. Management Science Vol. 63, No. 7 (2017): 2049-2072.

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Charles Fine

Charles Fine🔗

Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"Problem Formulation and Solution Mechanisms: A Behavioral Study of Humanitarian Transportation Planning."

Gralla, Erica, Jarrod Goentzel and Charles H. Fine. Production and Operations Management. Forthcoming.

"Assessing Trade-Offs Among Multiple Objectives for Humanitarian Aid Delivery Using Expert Preferences."

Gralla, Erica , Jarrod Goentzel and Charles Fine. Production and Operations Management Vol. 23, No. 6 (2014): 978–989.

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Daniel Freund

Daniel Freund🔗

Assistant Professor, Operations Management

Featured Publications

"Analytics and Bikes: Riding Tandem with Motivate to Improve Mobility."

Freund, Daniel, Shane G. Henderson, Eoin O'Mahony, and David B. Shmoys. Journal on Applied Analytics Vol. 49, No. 5 (2019): 310-323.

"Prize-Collecting TSP with a Budget Constraint."

Paul, Alice, Daniel Freund, Aaron Ferber, David B. Shmoys, and David P. Williamson. Mathematics of Operations Research. Forthcoming.

"Bike Angels: An Analysis of Citi Bike's Incentive Program."

Daniel Freund, Hangil Chung, and David B. Shmoys. In Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGCAS Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies, San Jose, CA: June 2018.

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Negin (Nicki) Golrezaei

Negin (Nicki) Golrezaei🔗

KDD Career Development Professor in Communications and Technology

Featured Publications

"Real-Time Optimization of Personalized Assortments."

Golrezaei, Negin, Hamid Nazerzadeh, and Paat Rusmevichientong. Management Science Vol. 60, No. 6 (2014): 1532-1551. SSRN.

"Auctions with Dynamic Costly Information Acquisition."

Golrezaei, Negin, and Hamid Nazerzadeh. Operations Research Vol. 65, No. 1 (2017): 130-144. Download Paper.

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Stephen C. Graves

Stephen C. Graves🔗

Abraham J. Siegel Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"Inventory Management in a Consumer Electronics Closed-Loop Supply Chain."

Calmon, Andre, and Stephen C. Graves. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Vol. 19, No. 4 (2017): 568-585.

"​Strategic Safety Stock Placement in Supply Chains with Capacity Constraints."

Graves, Stephen C., and Tor Schoenmeyr. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Vol. 18, No. 3 (2016): 445-460.

"Making Better Fulfillment Decisions on the Fly in and Online Retail Environment."

Acimovic, Jason, and Stephen C. Graves. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Vol. 17, No. 1 (2015): 34-51.

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Jónas Oddur Jónasson

Jónas Oddur Jónasson🔗

Class of 1943 Career Development Professor

Featured Publications

"The Variance Learning Curve."

Bavafa, Hessam and Jónas Oddur Jónasson. Management Science. Forthcoming.

"Recovering from Critical Incidents: Evidence from Paramedic Performance."

Bavafa, Hessam, and Jónas Oddur Jónasson. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. Forthcoming.

"Improving HIV Early Infant Diagnosis Supply Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa: Models and Application to Mozambique."

​Jónasson, Jónas Oddur, Sarang Deo, and Jérémie Gallien. Operations Research Vol. 65, No. 6 (2017): 1479-1493.

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Retsef Levi

Retsef Levi🔗

J. Spencer Standish (1945) Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"Approximation Algorithms for Dynamic Assortment Optimization Models."

Aouad, Ali, Retsef Levi, and Danny Segev. Mathematics of Operations Research Vol. 44, No. 2 (2019): 487-511. Download Paper.

"Changing the Patient Safety Paradigm."

Stevens, Jennifer, Retsef Levi, and Kenneth Sands. Journal of Patient Safety Vol. 15, No. 4 (2019): 288-289.

"Greedy-Like Algorithms for Dynamic Assortment Planning Under Multinomial Logit Preferences."

Aouad, Ali, Retsef Levi, and Danny Segev. Operations Research Vol. 66, No. 5 (2018): 1321-1345. Download Paper.

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Georgia Perakis

Georgia Perakis🔗

William F. Pounds Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"The Impact of Linear Optimization in Promotion Planning."

Cohen, Maxime C., Ngai-Hang Zachary Leung, Kiran Panchamgam, Georgia Perakis, and Anthony Smith. Operations Research Vol. 65, No. 2 (2017): 446-468. Media Mentions: MIT Sloan Experts. O.R. by the Beach. HuffPost.

"Regret in the Newsvendor Problem with Partial Information."

Perakis, Georgia and Guillaume Roels. Operations Research Vol. 56, No. 1 (2008): 188-203. Related extended abstract. Appendix.

"The 'Price of Anarchy' Under Nonlinear and Asymmetric Costs."

Perakis, Georgia. Mathematics of Operations Research Vol. 32, No. 3 (2007): 614-628.

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Thomas Roemer

Thomas Roemer🔗

Senior Lecturer, Operations Management

Featured Publications

"The Traveling Salesman Problem with Flexible Coloring."

Roemer, T., R. Ahmadi, and S. Dasu. Discrete Applied Mathematics Vol. 160, No. 12 (2012): 1798-1814.

"Models for Concurrent Product and Process Design."

Roemer, T., and R. Ahmadi. European Journal of Operational Research Vol. 203, No. 3 (2010): 601-613.

"A Single-Product Inventory Model for Multiple Demand Classes."

Arslan, Hasan, Stephen C. Graves and Thomas A. Roemer. Management Science Vol. 53, No. 9 (2007): 1486-1500.

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Zeynep Ton

Zeynep Ton🔗

Professor of the Practice, Operations Management

Featured Publications

"The Effect of Product Variety and Inventory Levels on Sales: A Longitudinal Study."

Ton, Zeynep and Ananth Raman. Production and Operations Management Journal Vol. 19, No. 5 (2010): 546-560.

"Managing the Impact of Employee Turnover on Performance: The Role of Process Conformance."

Zeynep, Ton and Robert S. Huckman. Organization Science Vol. 19, No. 1 (2008): 56-68.

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Nikos Trichakis

Nikos Trichakis🔗

Associate Professor, Operations Management

Featured Publications

"Robust Multiclass Queuing Theory for Wait Time Estimation in Resource Allocation Systems."

Bandi, Chaithanya, Nikolaos Trichakis, and Phebe Vayanos. Management Science Vol. 65, No. 1 (2019): 152-187.

"Accept or Decline? An Analytics-Based Decision Tool for Kidney Offer Evaluation."

Bertsimas, Dimitris, Jerry Kung, Nikos Trichakis, David Wojciechowski, and Parsia A. Vagefi. Transplantation Vol. 101, No. 12 (2017): 2898-2904. Editorial.

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Y. Karen Zheng

Y. Karen Zheng🔗

Sloan School Career Development Professor

Featured Publications

"Chapter 14: Trust and Trustworthiness."

Özer, Özalp and Y. Karen Zheng. In The Handbook of Behavioral Operations, edited by Elena Katok, Karen Donohue, Stephen Leider, 489-523. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2018. Download Chapter.

"Supply Chain Visibility and Social Responsibility: Investigating Consumers' Behaviors and Motives."

Kraft, Tim, León Valdés, and Y. Karen Zheng. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Vol. 20, No. 4 (2018): 617-636. Download Paper. Supplemental Material.

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