Faculty in Operations Management conduct research on strategies and analytical models that aim to improve the operational efficiency, profitability, and social responsibility of operations.
The OM faculty use both analytic and empirical methodologies, including stochastic models, game theory, optimization methods, queueing theory and econometric analysis, in their pursuit of top-notch research in operations management. The three main research areas include (1) Supply Chain and Inventory Management, and (2) Service Operations, and (3) Humanitarian and socially responsible operations.
The research of OM faculty has been published in the top journals in the field, including Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production & Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, and Strategic Management Journal, among others.
There are three main research focuses in this area: