Supply chain faculty research and publications


Butler, Timothy W. and John C. Taylor "The Automotive Industry SCM Case Competition:  A University Industry Partnership," Journal of Transportation Management 27, no. 1 (2017): 21-30.

Yan, Tingting, and Stephan M. Wagner. "Do what and with whom? Value creation and appropriation in inter-organizational new product development projects." International Journal of Production Economics 191 (2017): 1-14. doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2017.05.010.

Yan, Tingting, Sophie Yang, and Kevin Dooley. "A theory of supplier network-based innovation value." Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management 23, no. 3 (June 2017): 153-62. doi:10.1016/j.pursup.2017.02.002.                                                                                             

Yan, Tingting, and Arash Azadegan. "Comparing inter-organizational new product development strategies: Buy or ally; Supply-chain or non-supply-chain partners?" International Journal of Production Economics 183 (January 2017): 21-38. doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2016.09.023.


Raska, David, Christina O'Connor, Denise J. Luethge, and Bertie M. Greer. "The effect of virtual cross-cultural experiences on intercultural competencies of undergraduate marketing students." Journal of Innovative Education Strategies 5, no. 1 (Fall 2016): 1-16.

Luethge, Denise J., David Raska, Bertie M. Greer, and Christina Oconnor. "Crossing the Atlantic: Integrating cross-cultural experiences into undergraduate business courses using virtual communities technology." Journal of Education for Business 91, no. 4 (March 2016): 219-26. doi:10.1080/08832323.2016.1160022.

Nair, Anand, Tingting Yan, Young K. Ro, Adegoke Oke, Todd H. Chiles, and Su-Yol Lee. "How Environmental Innovations Emerge and Proliferate in Supply Networks: A Complex Adaptive Systems Perspective." Journal of Supply Chain Management 52, no. 2 (February 2016): 66-86. doi:10.1111/jscm.12102.

Salzarulo, Peter A., Stephen Mahar, and Sachin B. Modi. "Beyond Patient Classification: Using Individual Patient Characteristics in Appointment Scheduling." Production and Operations Management 25, no. 6 (January 2016): 1056-072. doi:10.1111/poms.12528.

Yan, Tingting, and Anand Nair. "Structuring Supplier Involvement in New Product Development: A China-U.S. Study." Decision Sciences 47, no. 4 (January 2016): 589-627. doi:10.1111/deci.12195.

Mishra, Saurabh, and Sachin B. Modi. "Corporate Social Responsibility and Shareholder Wealth: The Role of Marketing Capability." Journal of Marketing 80, no. 1 (January 2016): 26-46. doi:10.1509/jm.15.0013.


Butler, Timothy W., David L. Williams, and Tingting Yan. "Improving Supply Chain Delivery Performance through Buyer-Supplier Collaboration." Journal of Transportation Management 25, no. 2 (Winter 2015): 57-68.

Modi, Sachin B., Michael A. Wiles, and Saurabh Mishra. "Shareholder value implications of service failures in triads: The case of customer information security breaches." Journal of Operations Management 35 (May 2015): 21-39. doi:10.1016/j.jom.2014.10.003.

Yan, Tingting, and Thomas J. Kull. "Supplier Opportunism in Buyer-Supplier New Product Development: A China-U.S. Study of Antecedents, Consequences, and Cultural/Institutional Contexts." Decision Sciences 46, no. 2 (April 2015): 403-45. doi:10.1111/deci.12130.

Yan, Tingting, Thomas Y. Choi, Yusoon Kim, and Yang Yang. "A Theory of the Nexus Supplier: A Critical Supplier From A Network Perspective." Journal of Supply Chain Management 51, no. 1 (January 2015): 52-66. doi:10.1111/jscm.12070.


Sperry, Benjamin, R., John C. Taylor and James L. Roach. "Economic Impacts of Amtrak Intercity Passenger Rail Service in Michigan:  Community-Level Benefits," Transportation Research Record:  Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2374, (2014): 17-25

Schoenherr, Tobias, Sachin B. Modi, Srinivas Talluri, and G. Tomas M. Hult. "Antecedents and Performance Outcomes of Strategic Environmental Sourcing: An Investigation of Resource-Based Process and Contingency Effects." Journal of Business Logistics 35, no. 3 (September 2014): 172-90. doi:10.1111/jbl.12052.

Kull, Thomas J., Tingting Yan, Zhongzhi Liu, and John G. Wacker. "The moderation of lean manufacturing effectiveness by dimensions of national culture: Testing practice-culture congruence hypotheses." International Journal of Production Economics 153 (July 2014): 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2014.03.015.

Yan, Tingting, and Kevin Dooley. "Buyer-Supplier Collaboration Quality in New Product Development Projects." Journal of Supply Chain Management 50, no. 2 (March 2014): 59-83. doi:10.1111/jscm.12032.

Oke, Adegoke, Fred Walumbwa, Tingting Yan, Moronke Idiagbon-Oke, and Lucy A. Ojode. "Linking economic status with technology adoption in three emerging economies of Sub-Saharan Africa." Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management 25, no. 1 (January 2014): 49-68. doi:10.1108/jmtm-02-2012-0013.

Melnyk, Steven A., Ram Narasimhan, and Hugo A. Decampos. "Supply chain design: issues, challenges, frameworks and solutions." International Journal of Production Research 52, no. 7 (June 2013): 1887-896. doi:10.1080/00207543.2013.787175.


Sperry, Benjamin, John C. Taylor, and James Roach. "Economic Impacts of Amtrak Intercity Passenger Rail Service in Michigan." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2374 (Winter 2013): 17-25. doi:10.3141/2374-03.

Yan, Tingting, and Kevin J. Dooley. "Communication intensity, goal congruence, and uncertainty in buyer–supplier new product development." Journal of Operations Management 31, no. 7-8 (November 2013): 523-42. doi:10.1016/j.jom.2013.10.001.         

Mishra, Saurabh, and Sachin B. Modi. "Positive and Negative Corporate Social Responsibility, Financial Leverage, and Idiosyncratic Risk." Journal of Business Ethics 117, no. 2 (October 2013): 431-48. doi:10.1007/s10551-012-1526-9.

Mishra, Saurabh, Sachin B. Modi, and Animesh Animesh. "The relationship between information technology capability, inventory efficiency, and shareholder wealth: A firm-level empirical analysis." Journal of Operations Management31, no. 6 (September 2013): 298-312. doi:10.1016/j.jom.2013.07.006.


Talluri, Srinivas, Hugo A. Decampos, and G. Tomas M. Hult. "Supplier Rationalization: A Sourcing Decision Model." Decision Sciences 44, no. 1 (November 2012): 57-86. doi:10.1111/j.1540-5915.2012.00390.x.

Schoenherr, Tobias, Sachin B. Modi, W.C. Benton, Craig R. Carter, Thomas Y. Choi, Paul D. Larson, Michiel R. Leenders, Vincent A. Mabert, Ram Narasimhan, and Stephan M. Wagner. "Research opportunities in purchasing and supply management." International Journal of Production Research 50, no. 16 (August 2012): 4556-579. doi:10.1080/00207543.2011.613870.

Greer, Bertie M., and Peter Theuri. "Linking Supply Chain Management Superiority to Multifaceted Firm Financial Performance." Journal of Supply Chain Management 48, no. 3 (July 2012): 97-106. doi:10.1111/j.1745-493x.2012.03276.x.

Theuri, Peter M., Bertie M. Greer, and Leslie D. Turner. "The Efficacies of Utilizing a Multimedia Based Instructional Supplement on Learners' Cognitive Skills." The Accounting Educators' Journal 21 (2011): 107-29.


Roach, James L., and John C. Taylor. "Michigan Passenger Rail: An Analysis of Community Benefits." Journal of Transportation Management 22, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2011): 65-78.

Kim, Yusoon, Thomas Y. Choi, Tingting Yan, and Kevin Dooley. "Structural investigation of supply networks: A social network analysis approach." Journal of Operations Management 29, no. 3 (March 2011): 194-211. doi:10.1016/j.jom.2010.11.001.           

Modi, Sachin B., and Saurabh Mishra. "What drives financial performance–resource efficiency or resource slack?" Journal of Operations Management 29, no. 3 (March 2011): 254-73. doi:10.1016/j.jom.2011.01.002.

Yang, Ma Ga (Mark), Paul Hong, and Sachin B. Modi. "Impact of lean manufacturing and environmental management on business performance: An empirical study of manufacturing firms." International Journal of Production Economics 129, no. 2 (February 2011): 251-61. doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2010.10.017.


Yan, Tingting, Elliot Rabinovich, Kevin Dooley, and Philip T. Evers. "Managing backlog variation in order fulfillment: The case of Internet retailers." International Journal of Production Economics 128, no. 1 (November 2010): 261-68. doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2010.07.026.

Modi, Sachin B., and Vincent A. Mabert. "Exploring The Relationship Between Efficient Supply Chain Management And Firm Innovation: An Archival Search And Analysis." Journal of Supply Chain Management 46, no. 4 (September 2010): 81-94. doi:10.1111/j.1745-493x.2010.03207.x.

Carter, Joseph R., Arnold Maltz, Elliot Maltz, Mark Goh, and Tingting Yan. "Impact of culture on supplier selection decision making." The International Journal of Logistics Management 21, no. 3 (August 2010): 353-74. doi:10.1108/09574091011089790.


Yan, Tingting, and Kevin J. Dooley. "Entry timing in a secondary market: When to trade?" International Journal of Production Economics 124, no. 1 (March 2010): 62-74. doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2009.09.007.

Dooley, Kevin J., Tingting Yan, Srimathy Mohan, and Mohan Gopalakrishnan. "Inventory Management and the Bullwhip Effect During the 2007-2009 Recession: Evidence from the Manufacturing Sector." Journal of Supply Chain Management 46, no. 1 (January 2010): 12-18. doi:10.1111/j.1745-493x.2009.03183.x.


Greer, Bertie M., and Matthew W. Ford. "Managing Change In Supply Chains: A Process Comparison." Journal of Business Logistics 30, no. 2 (September 2009): 47-63. doi:10.1002/j.2158-1592.2009.tb00111.x.

Taylor, John C., and James L. Roach. "Ocean Shipping in the Great Lakes: An Analysis of Industry Transportation Cost Savings." Transportation Journal 48, no. 1 (Winter 2009): 53-67.


Hill, James A., Stephanie Eckerd, Darryl Wilson, and Bertie M. Greer. "The effect of unethical behavior on trust in a buyer–supplier relationship: The mediating role of psychological contract violation." Journal of Operations Management 27, no. 4 (August 2009): 281-93. doi:10.1016/j.jom.2008.10.002.

Carter, Joseph R., Arnold Maltz, Tingting Yan, and Elliot Maltz. "How procurement managers view low cost countries and geographies." International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management 38, no. 3 (April 2008): 224-43. doi:10.1108/09600030810866995.


Carter, Joseph R., and Tingting Yan. "The procurement functions role in strategic outsourcing from a process perspective." International Journal of Procurement Management 1, no. 1/2 (2007): 210. doi:10.1504/ijpm.2007.015362.

Modi, Sachin B., and Vincent A. Mabert. "Supplier development: Improving supplier performance through knowledge transfer." Journal of Operations Management 25, no. 1 (January 2007): 42-64. doi:10.1016/j.jom.2006.02.001.


Ford, Matthew W., and Bertie M. Greer. "Profiling Change." The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 42, no. 4 (December 2006): 420-46. doi:10.1177/0021886306293437.

Basson, Marc D., and Timothy W. Butler. "Evaluation of operating room suite efficiency in the Veterans Health Administration system by using data-envelopment analysis." The American Journal of Surgery 192, no. 5 (November 2006): 649-56. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2006.07.005.          

Greer, Bertie M., Terrence E. Maltbia, and Chaunda L. Scott. "Supplier diversity: A missing link in human resource development." Human Resource Development Quarterly 17, no. 3 (September 2006): 325-41. doi:10.1002/hrdq.1177.

Basson, Marc D., Timothy W. Butler, and Harish Verma. "Predicting Patient Nonappearance for Surgery as a Scheduling Strategy to Optimize Operating Room Utilization in a Veteransʼ Administration Hospital." Anesthesiology 104, no. 4 (April 2006): 826-34. doi:10.1097/00000542-200604000-00029.


Ford, Matthew W., and Bertie M. Greer. "Implementing Planned Change: An Empirical Comparison of Theoretical Perspectives." American Journal of Business 20, no. 2 (October 2005): 59-69. doi:10.1108/19355181200500012.

Butler, Timothy W., and Ling Li. "The utility of returns to scale in DEA programming: An analysis of Michigan rural hospitals." European Journal of Operational Research 161, no. 2 (March 2005): 469-77. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2003.09.019.

Butler, Timothy W., and Ling X. Li. "The influence of management actions on hospital efficiency: A two-period study." International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management 11, no. 1 (March 2005): 15-34.

Ford, Matthew W., and Bertie M. Greer. "The relationship between management control system usage and planned change achievement: An exploratory study." Journal of Change Management 5, no. 1 (March 2005): 29-46. doi:10.1080/14697010500036031.


Mahaney, Robert C., and Bertie M. Greer. "Examining the Benefits of Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification for IS Project Managers and Organizations." Journal of International Technology and Information Management 13, no. 4 (2005): 263-74.

Taylor, John C., Douglas R. Robideaux, and George C. Jackson. "Costs Of The U.S.-Canada Border." North American Economic and Financial Integration Research in Global Strategic Management, 2005, 283-97. doi:10.1016/s1064-4857(04)10015-6.

Taylor, John C., Douglas R. Robideaux, and George C. Jackson. "U.S.-Canada Transportation and Logistics: Border Impacts and Costs, Causes, and Possible Solutions." Transportation Journal 43, no. 4 (Fall 2004): 5-21.

Taylor, John C., Stanley E. Fawcett, and George C. Jackson. "Catalog Retailer In-Stock Performance: An Assessment Of Customer Service Levels." Journal of Business Logistics 25, no. 2 (September 2004): 119-37. doi:10.1002/j.2158-1592.2004.tb00184.x.


Taylor, John C., Douglas R. Robideaux, and George C. Jackson. "U.S.-Canada Border Policy: Costs and Options." Journal of Transportation Law, Logistics and Policy 71, no. 1 (Fall 2003): 20-39.

Hartley, Janet L., Bertie M. Greer, and Seungwook Park. "Chrysler Leverages Its Suppliers Improvement Suggestions." Interfaces 32, no. 4 (August 2002): 20-27. doi:10.1287/inte.

Taylor, John C., and Douglas R. Robideaux. "Canada-U.S. Border Cost Impacts and Their Implications for Border Management Strategy." Horizons 6, no. 3 (July 2003): 47-50.                                                       


Goldstein, Susan Meyer, Peter T. Ward, G.keong Leong, and Timothy W. Butler. "The effect of location, strategy, and operations technology on hospital performance." Journal of Operations Management 20, no. 1 (February 2002): 63-75. doi:10.1016/s0272-6963(01)00081-x.


Greer, Bertie M., Denise Stephens, and Vicki Coleman. "Cultural Diversity and Gender Role Spillover: A Working Perspective." Journal of Library Administration 33, no. 1-2 (June 2001): 125-40. doi:10.1300/j111v33n01_09.

Taylor, John C., and Stanley E. Fawcett. "Retail On-Shelf Performance Of Advertised Items: An Assessment Of Supply Chain Effectiveness At The Point Of Purchase." Journal of Business Logistics 22, no. 1 (March 2001): 73-89. doi:10.1002/j.2158-1592.2001.tb00160.x.           


Taylor, John C., and George C. Jackson. "Conflict, Power, and Evolution in the Intermodal Transportation Industry's Channel of Distribution." Transportation Journal 39, no. 3 (Spring 2000): 5-17.

Butler, Timothy W., and G. Keong Leong. "The Impact of Operations Competitive Priorities on Hospital Performance." Health Care Management Science 3, no. 2 (February 2000): 227-35. 

Butler, Timothy W., and Jeff Ewald. "The Fundamentals of Flexibility." Hospital Topics 78, no. 3 (January 2000): 11-18. doi:10.1080/00185860009596554.


Ellinger, Alexander E., John C. Taylor, and Patricia J. Daugherty. "Automatic Replenishment Programs and Level of Involvement: Performance Implications." The International Journal of Logistics Management 10, no. 1 (January 1999): 25-36. doi:10.1108/09574099910805914.


Butler, Timothy W., and W. Wesley Johnson. "Efficiency Evaluation of Michigan Prisons Using Data Envelopment Analysis." Criminal Justice Review 22, no. 1 (May 1997): 1-15. doi:10.1177/073401689702200102.

Greer, Bertie M., N. Nykodym, and J. Christen. "Overcoming the obstacles of diversity: A business issue Business & the Contemporary World: An International Journal of Business, Economics and Social Policy." Business & the Contemporary World: An International Journal of Business, Economics and Social Policy 9 (1997): 573-91.


Butler, Timothy W., G.keong Leong, and Linda N. Everett. "The operations management role in hospital strategic planning." Journal of Operations Management 14, no. 2 (June 1996): 137-56. doi:10.1016/0272-6963(95)00041-0.

Aksoy, Yasemin, Timothy W. Butler, and Elliott D. Minor. "Comparative studies in interactive multiple objective mathematical programming." European Journal of Operational Research 89, no. 2 (March 1996): 408-22. doi:10.1016/0377-2217(94)00251-7.

Taylor, John C. "International Marketing and the Role of Logistics: Logistics Strategies and the Implications for Management and Government." Advances in International Marketing 7, no. 1 (1996): 83-98.


Fawcett, Stanley E., John C. Taylor, and Sheldon R. Smith. "The realities of operating in Mexico: an exploration of manufacturing and logistics issues." International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management 25, no. 3 (April 1995): 49-68. doi:10.1108/09600039510083907.

Nichols, Ernest L., and John C. Taylor. "Sourcing Implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement." International Journal of Purchasing and Materials Management 31, no. 1 (March 1995): 25-34. doi:10.1111/j.1745-493x.1995.tb00200.x.

Butler, Timothy W. "Management science/ operations research projects in health care: The administratorʼs perspective." Health Care Management Review 20, no. 1 (1995): 19-25. doi:10.1097/00004010-199502010-00003.


Taylor, John C., "Regulation of Trucking by the States." Regulation 17, no. 2 (1994): 37-47.

Taylor, John C., and Charles R. Taylor. "Regulatory Issues in Outdoor Advertising: A Content Analysis of Billboards." Journal of Public Policy and Marketing 13, no. 1 (1994): 97-107.


Taylor, John C., and David J. Closs. "Logistics Implications of an Integrated US‐Canada Market." International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management 23, no. 1 (January 1993): 3-13. doi:10.1108/09600039310025570.

Lewis, Holly S., and Timothy W. Butler. "An Interactive Framework for Multi-Person, Multiobjective Decisions." Decision Sciences 24, no. 1 (January 1993): 1-22. doi:10.1111/j.1540-5915.1993.tb00459.x.

Butler, Timothy W. "Utilizing Local Area Networks (LAN) for Multiechelon Inventory Systems: A Hospital Pharmacy Example." Production and Inventory Management Journal, 1993rd ser., 34, no. 2 (1993): 23-27.


Butler, Timothy W., Kirk R. Karwan, and James R. Sweigart. "Multi-Level Strategic Evaluation of Hospital Plans and Decisions." The Journal of the Operational Research Society 43, no. 7 (July 1992): 665. doi:10.2307/2583577.           

Butler, Timothy W., Kirk R. Karwan, James R. Sweigart, and Gary R. Reeves. "An Integrative Model-Based Approach to Hospital Layout." IIE Transactions 24, no. 2 (May 1992): 144-52. doi:10.1080/07408179208964211.

Butler, Timothy W., Gary R. Reeves, K. R. Karwan, and J. R. Sweigart. "Assessing the Impact of Patient Care Policies Using Simulation Analysis." The Journal of the Society for Health Systems 3, no. 3 (1992): 38-53.


Lambert, Douglas M., Mark L. Bennion, and John C. Taylor. "Solving the Small Order Problem." International Journal of Physical Distribution & Materials Management 13, no. 1 (January 1983): 33-46. doi:10.1108/eb014552.