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."

F. de Zegher, Joann, Dan A. Iancu, and Hau L. Lee. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management . Forthcoming. 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. Download Paper.

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Steven Eppinger

Steven Eppinger

General Motors Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management

Featured Publication

Design Structure Matrix Methods and Applications.

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

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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. Forthcoming.

"The Approximability of Assortment Optimization under Ranking Preferences."

Aouad, Ali, Vivek Farias, Retsef Levi, and Danny Segev. Operations Research. Forthcoming.

"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 - 207.

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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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Negin (Nicki) Golrezaei

Negin (Nicki) Golrezaei

Featured Publications

"Real-Time Optimization of Personalized Assortments."

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

"Auctions with Dynamic Costly Information Acquisition."

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

"Dynamic Pricing for Heterogeneous Time-Sensitive Customers."

Negin Golrezaei, Hamid Nazerzadeh, and Ramandeep S. Randhawa, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5499-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, May 2018.

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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

"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.

"Deployment Guidelines for Community Health Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa."

Carri Chan, Sarang Deo, Jeremie Gallien, and Jónas Oddur Jónasson. In Proceedings of the 2016 INFORMS International Conference, edited by Ming Hu, Waikoloa Village, HI: June 2016.

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

Jónas Oddur Jónasson, Sarang Deo, and Jérémie Gallien. In Proceedings of the 2015 INFORMS Annual Meeting, edited by Issac Shams, Philadelphia, PA: November 2015.

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Tim Kraft

Tim Kraft

Featured Publications

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

Kraft, Tim, León Valdés, and Yanchong Zheng. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Vol. 20, No. 4 (2018): 601-800. Supplemental Material.

"Motivating Supplier Social Responsibility under Incomplete Visibility."

Kraft, Tim, León Valdés, and Yanchong Zheng. MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5267-17, Working Paper. 2018.

"Supplier Development in a Multi-tier Supply Chain."

Karaer, Özgen, Tim Kraft, and Pınar Yalçın, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5520-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, January 2018.

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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. Forthcoming.

"Changing the Patient Safety Paradigm."

Stevens, Jennifer, Retsef Levi, and Kenneth Sands. Journal of Patient Safety. Forthcoming.

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

Aouad, Ali, Retsef Levi, and Danny Segev. Operations Research. Forthcoming.

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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.

"Regret in the Newsvendor Problem with Partial Information."

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

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

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

Zenon Zannetos (1955) Career Development Professor

Featured Publications

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

Bandi, Chaithanya, Nikolaos Trichakis, and Phebe Vayanos. Management Science. Forthcoming.

"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.

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Tauhid Zaman

Tauhid Zaman

Featured Publications

"Finding Extremists in Online Social Networks."

Klausen, Jytte, Christopher Marks, and Tauhid Zaman. Operations Research. Forthcoming.

"Opinion Dynamics with Stubborn Agents."

Hunter, D. Scott, and Tauhid Zaman, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5508-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, July 2018.

"Detecting Influence Campaigns in Social Networks Using the Ising Model."

des Mesnards, Nicolas Guenon, and Tauhid Zaman, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5509-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, May 2018.

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Y. Karen Zheng

Y. Karen Zheng

Sloan School Career Development Professor

Featured Publications

"Chapter 14: Trust and Trustworthiness."

Özer, Ö., Y. Zheng. In Handbook of Behavioral Operations, edited by E. Katok, K. Donohue, S. Leider, Wiley, Forthcoming.

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

Kraft, T., L. Valdés, Y. Zheng. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. Forthcoming.

"Motivating Supplier Social Responsibility under Incomplete Visibility."

Kraft, Tim, León Valdés, and Yanchong Zheng, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5267-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, August 2017.

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