Research by faculty in the areas of business and public policy, and international
business is concerned with key corporate issues, including the economics of the
Internet, the impact of trade liberalization and market reforms on the strategies
of multinational corporations, company strategies in high technology industries,
and intellectual property rights. Their research appears in leading economics, management,
international business, and business and public policy journals. The faculty also
makes valuable contributions to businesses through extensive consulting activities
with organizations such as the World Travel and Tourism Council, General Accounting
Office, U.S. Postal Rate Commission, 3M, and Burlington Northern.
Members of the logistics faculty enjoy an outstanding national reputation for
the high caliber of their research: Transportation Journal ranks the faculty No.
5 nationwide in research productivity. The department is the home of the
Supply Chain Management Center, which
conducts research on supply chain best practices and develops new supply chain models