Operations Management @ Georgia Tech
Newsletter - Issue 1 - April 2016

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Research Rankings

Based on the UTD Top 100 Business Schools Research Rankings, Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business is ranked

  • #6 in North America and #7 Worldwide

for publications in Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, and Journal of Operations Management. Read more

Sustainability Education

Based on Corporate Knights' Global 100 Sustainable MBA rankings, Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business is ranked

  • #1 in the US and #8 Worldwide for integrating sustainability into the school experience. Read more

OM Faculty Awards


Dr. Vinod Singhal (profile) was elected as a Fellow of the Production and Operations Management society. Read more

Dr. Beril Toktay (profile) won the 2015 Management Science Best Paper in Operations Management award for the paper "Agrawal, V., M. Ferguson, L.B. Toktay, V.M. Thomas. 2012. Is Leasing Greener Than Selling? Management Science, 58(3), pp.523-533." Read more

Dr. Atalay Atasu (profile) received the 2015 Outstanding Senior Editor award at Production and Operations Management.

Dr. Basak Kalkanci (profile) received the 2015 Meritorious Service award as a reviewer at Management Science.

Dr. Karthik Ramachandran (profile) received the 2015 Meritorious Service award as a reviewer at Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.

Dr. Manpreet Hora (profile) received the 2015 Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstanding Teaching award. Read more

$5 million commitment names Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Read more

Dr. Beril Toktay (profile) is the Faculty Director of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business. She led Scheller's efforts to start the center, which she sees as a hub to bring together the business know-how of Scheller with the technology know-how of the Georgia Tech community. Read more

New Editorial Appointments


Dr. Ravi Subramanian (profile) was appointed Department Editor for Sustainable Operations at Production and Operations Management

Dr. Manpreet Hora (profile) was appointed Associate Editor at Journal of Operations Management.

Georgia Tech MBA Students Won 2016 Deloitte Supply Chain Challenge

MBA students from Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business placed First in the third national Deloitte Supply Chain Challenge.
Team consists of students A. Ortiz, T. Closson, L. Anic, C. Swanson, and faculty advisor Dr. Morvarid Rahmani (profile).

OM Faculty Promotions


Dr. Manpreet Hora (profile) was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

Executive Education Highlights

The Coca-Cola Supply Chain Leadership Excellence Program won the SCM World Power of the Profession award for Supply Chain Capability Breakthrough. Read more

The Clorox Supply Chain Strategy and Leadership Excellence Forum won the Gartner Inc. Chainnovator award. Read more

Dr. Soumen Ghosh (profile) is the Academic Director of supply chain executive education programs.

New Research

Boyabatli, O., T. Leng, and L.B. Toktay. 2016. The Impact of Budget Constraints on Flexible vs. Dedicated Technology Choice. Management Science, 62(1), pp.225-244. Link

Gui, L., A. Atasu, O. Ergun, and L.B. Toktay. 2016. Efficient Implementation of Product Take-Back Legislation with Collective Producer Responsibility. Management Science, 62(4), pp.1098-1123. Link

Agrawal, V., A. Atasu, and K. Van Ittersum. 2015. Remanufacturing, Third Party Competition, and the Perceived Value of New Products. Management Science, 61(1), pp.60-72.Link

Hendricks, K.B., M. Hora, and V.R. Singhal. 2015. An Empirical Investigation on the Appointments of Supply Chain and Operations Management Executives. Management Science, 61(7), pp.1562-1583. Link

Kovach, J.J., M. Hora, A. Manikas, and P.J. Patel. 2015. Firm Performance in Dynamic Environments: The Role of Operational Slack and Operational Scope. Journal of Operations Management, 37, pp.1-12. Link

Özkan-Seely, G.F., C. Gaimon, and S. Kavadias. 2015. Dynamic Knowledge Transfer and Knowledge Development for Product and Process Design Teams. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 17(2), pp.177-190. Link

Bellamy, M.A., S. Ghosh, M. Hora. 2014. The Influence of Supply Network Structure on Firm Innovation. Journal of Operations Management, 32(6), pp.357-373. Link

Gurnani, H., K. Ramachandran, S. Ray, and Y. Xia. 2014. Ordering Behavior Under Supply Risk: An Experimental Investigation. Manufacturing & Service Operations Managemet, 16(1), pp.61-75. Link

Hendricks, K.B., V.R. Singhal. 2014. The Effect of Demand-Supply Mismatches on Firm Risk. Production and Operations Management, 23(12), pp.2137-2151. Link

Jacobs, B., V.R. Singhal. 2014. The Effect of Product Development Restructuring on Shareholder Value. Production and Operations Management, 23(5), pp.728-743. Link

Kalkanci, B., K-Y. Chen, and F. Erhun. 2014. Complexity as a Contract Design Factor: Human-to- Human Experimental Study. Production and Operations Management, 32(2), pp.269-284. Link

Wu, Y., K. Ramachandran, and V. Krishnan. 2014. Managing Cost Salience and Procrastination in Projects: Compensation and Team Composition. Production and Operations Management, 23(8), pp.1299-1311. Link

Books and Book Chapters

Atasu, A. (Editor), 2016. Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains. Springer. Link

Kalkanci, B., E. Ang, E.L. Plambeck. 2015. Strategic Disclosure of Social and Environmental Impacts in a Supply Chain. Appeared in Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains. Eds. A. Atasu, Springer.

Tereyagoglu, N. 2015. Market Behavior Towards Remanufactured Products. Appeared in Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains. Eds. A. Atasu, Springer.

Newsletter Editors

Basak Kalkanci, OM Faculty @ Scheller CoB, GaTech
Morvarid Rahmani, OM Faculty @ Scheller CoB, GaTech

About the OM Department @ Scheller College of Business

The Operations Management area at Georgia Tech is a strong community of active researchers pursuing a wide variety of interests including supply chain management, operations strategy, technology management, new product development, revenue management and environmental operations. We have a strong tradition of problem driven research using both analytical and empirical methods.
Our group is consistently ranked in the top ten to fifteen Operations Management programs. Please see the Operations Management area page and individual faculty pages for more information about faculty research interests.

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