Insights

Internet of Things. | iStock/macrovector
July 6, 2017
Written

The Internet of Changing Things

How the spread of computerized gizmos is shifting business models big and small.

Insights

A worker carries a stack of clothes in a garment factory | Reuters/Andrew Biraj
October 31, 2016
Written

How Big Brands Can Cultivate Ethical Suppliers

To ensure that contract manufacturers act responsibly, employ a mix of strategies — and don’t skimp.

Insights

Labourers work at a large garment factory | Reuters/Kham
August 10, 2016
Written

How to Improve Working Conditions in the Developing World

A major sporting goods manufacturer found a surprising way to improve workers’ lives while maximizing productivity.
Insights and ideas on operations, information, and technology, including the management of systems, processes, and networks.

Value Chain Innovation Initiative Faculty

Associate Professor , Operations, Information & Technology
Professor (by courtesy) , Operations, Information & Technology
Associate Professor , Operations, Information & Technology
Professor , Operations, Information & Technology
Professor , Operations, Information & Technology
Professor , Operations, Information & Technology
Professor , Operations, Information & Technology
Professor , Operations, Information & Technology
July 6, 2017
Written

The Internet of Changing Things

How the spread of computerized gizmos is shifting business models big and small.
October 31, 2016
Written

How Big Brands Can Cultivate Ethical Suppliers

To ensure that contract manufacturers act responsibly, employ a mix of strategies — and don’t skimp.
August 10, 2016
Written

How to Improve Working Conditions in the Developing World

A major sporting goods manufacturer found a surprising way to improve workers’ lives while maximizing productivity.
August 1, 2016
Written

A Way to Fix the “One Bad Apple” Dilemma in Untraceable Supply Chains

Regulating quality standards for “untraceable goods” benefits consumers and producers alike.
May 26, 2015
Written

Paul Auerbach: Lessons from the Disaster Zone

A Stanford doctor who’s worked in Nepal and Haiti explains what leaders should know before the next natural disaster strikes.
May 2, 2014
Written

Kostas Bimpikis: Are Global Supply Networks Too Interconnected?

How a company’s effort to decentralize its supply chain can increase risk of disruption.
May 1, 2014
Written

Hau Lee: A Surprising Formula for Improved Supply Chain Performance

Responsible supply chain practices are associated with lower operating costs and improved overall performance.
February 5, 2014
Written

Researchers: How to Create Sustainable Tourism in Rural China

By making key changes to the normal supply chain supporting tourism, a group of researchers look to alleviate rural poverty.
February 3, 2014
Written

How Companies Can Protect Themselves Against Intellectual Property Risk in Their Supply Chains

Experts on supply chain management and intellectual property outline three ways businesses can safeguard their proprietary information.
September 19, 2013
Written

A Team of Researchers Explores Health Care Delivery in Africa

Can well-managed fleets of vehicles increase health worker productivity?