Research

My research focuses on strategies to improve supply chain performance and mitigate supply chain risk, particularly in a global setting. I am indebted to many expert co-authors that have worked with me over time, including Ying-Ju Chen, Sanghyun Cheon, Thomas Choi, Wendell Gilland, Thomas Kull, Chung-Yee Lee, Hongmin Li, Tao Lu, Brian Tomlin, Yixuan Xiao, Scott Webster, Nan Yang, and Rui Yin.

If you have any questions or suggestions related to my research, please reach out at yimin_wang@asu.edu. I am always interested in hearing your suggestions and comments.

Investment Efforts Under Complementary Sourcing: The Role of Market Risk and Endogenous Pricing. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Forthcoming 2022. PDF

Product Flexibility Strategy Under Supply and Demand Risk. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, https://doi.org/10.1287/msom.2021.1037 (Published online December 2021). PDF

Selling Co-products through a Distributor: The Impact on Product Line Design. Production and Operations Management, v. 28, no. 4 (April 2019): 1010-1032. PDF

Processing Time Ambiguity and Port Competitiveness. Production and Operations Management, v. 26, no. 12 (December 2017): 2187-2206. PDF

Dual Co-product Technologies: Implications for Process Development and Adoption. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, v. 19, no. 4 (September 2017): 509-712. PDF

Improving Reliability of a Shared Supplier with Competition and Spillovers. European Journal of Operational Research, v. 236, no. 2 (July 2014): 499-510. PDF

Co-product Technologies: Product Line Design and Process Innovation. Management Science, v. 59, no. 12 (December 2013): 2772-2789. PDF

Specification vagueness and supply quality risk. Naval Research Logistics, v. 60, no. 3 (March 2013): 222-236. PDF

Target pricing: Demand-side versus supply-side approaches. International Journal of Production Economics, v. 136, no. 1 (March 2012): 172-184. PDF

Capacity investment under responsive pricing: Implications of market entry choice. Decision Sciences , v. 43, no. 1 (February 2012): 107-140. PDF

Regulatory trade risk and supply chain strategy. Production and Operations Management, v. 20, no. 4 (September 2011): 522-540. PDF

Mitigating supply risk: Dual sourcing or process improvement?. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, v. 13, no. 4 (November 2009): 439-451. PDF

To Wait or not to wait: Optimal ordering under lead time uncertainty and forecast updating. Naval Research Logistics, v. 56, no. 8 (October 2009): 766-779. PDF

Pricing and operational recourse in coproduction systems. Management Science, v. 54, no. 3 (March 2008): 522-537. PDF

On the value of mix flexibility and dual sourcing in unreliable newsvendor networks. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, v. 7, no. 1 (January 2005): 37-57. PDF