In this issue:
Souza, associate professor of operations management, received
his PhD from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His
primary research areas are in technology management and supply
chain management, including production planning, remanufacturing,
reverse logistics, and closed–loop supply chain design.
Srivastava, associate professor of marketing, received his
PhD from the University of Arizona. His research interests include
managerial and consumer decision making, bargaining and auctions,
marketing distribution channels, pricing, and behavioral (experimental)
economics. His recent work examines how consumers react and
respond to price-matching guarantees.
Bartol, Robert H. Smith Professor of Management and
Organization, received her PhD from Michigan State University.
She is a past president of the Academy of Management and past
dean of the Fellows of the Academy of Management. Her research
focuses on support, empowerment, and social exchange; rewards,
retention, and creativity; networks and influence; and information
technology impacts on management and organizations.
Tesluk, associate professor of management and organization
and associate director of the Center for Human Capital, Innovation
and Technology, received his PhD from Pennsylvania State University.
His research focuses on Iisues impacting work team effectiveness
including the development of managerial talent and human capital
through the use of work experiences, and implications for organizations
and career development.
Hamilton, assistant professor of marketing, received
her PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research
focuses on aspects of group decision making, such as the strategies
people use to influence others’ choices and the mental models
people use to identify whether the process used to make a choice
was fair or unfair.
Ferraro, assistant professor of marketing, received
her PhD from Duke University. Her research focuses on consumer
behavior, and specifically, the effects of nonconscious social
influence on choice and preference and the effects of external
threats on consumption behavior.
New Book on Operations Research
Honors Saul Gass
A new book, Perspectives in Operations Research: Papers
in Honor of Saul Gass’ 80th Birthday, edited by Francis
Alt, associate professor of management science and
statistics, Michael Fu, professor of management science, and
Bruce Golden, France-Merrick Professor of Management
Science, was published by Festschrift as part of its
Research /Computer Science Interfaces series. Papers were
contributed by a bevy of distinguished scholars in
operations research, including Thomas Magnanti, Richard
Larson, Karla Hoffman, Randy Robinson, and Al Blumenstein.