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APICS 2012 Academic Program Presentations

Educating the Next Generation of Supply Chain Leaders

Hands-On Lean Principles Exercise for Basics Operations Management Course
Theresa Wells, CPIM | University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire

Students Ready Day 1
Ken Jones, CPSM, C.P.M | Indiana State University

Outcome-Driven Innovation: Mapping Needs and How APICS Can Help
Karen Eboch, CSCP | Bowling Green State University

Put Entrepreneurship in Your Supply Chain Courses
William B. Lee, PhD, CPIM | Rice University, Emeritus

Sustainable Operations

Engaging Employees in Environmental Initiatives: Findings and Future Directions
Frank Montabon, PhD, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP | Iowa State University
David Cantor, PhD | Iowa State University
Paula Morrow, PhD | Iowa State University

Supplier Development: An Assessment of Suppliers’ Limitations to Unearthing Their Fullest
Dennis Amoako, MBA | Koforidua Polytechnic, Ghana
Seth Osei-Tutu | Koforidua Polytechnic, Ghana
Collins Obeng Effah

The Effect and Potential of the Spot Market on Truck Transportation Sustainability
Stephane Collignon | Virginia Tech
Deborah Cook, PhD | Virginia Tech

The Sustainability Consortium
Marco Ugarte, PhD, CPIM, CSCP | Arizona State University

Managing the Aftermath of the Procurement Cycle: The Ostensibly Unidentified Possibilities
Richmond Frempong, MSc | Koforidua Polytechnic, Ghana 
Patrick Owusu Amaning
Maxwell Gyamfi

Expanding the Body of Knowledge

Strategic Supply Chain Management: Beyond the Horizon— Research Issues and Directions
Steven Melnyk, PhD | Michigan State University
Nicholas Little | Michigan State University

No Problems, Only Opportunities: Understanding Emergent Operations
Natalie Simpson, PhD | University of Buffalo
Philip Hancock, PhD | University of Buffalo

The Make or Buy Philosophy: A Spectacular Turnaround
Richmond Frempong, MSc | Koforidua Polytechnic, Ghana
Dennis Amoako, MBA | Koforidua Polytechnic, Ghana
Collins Obeng Effah

The Rise of the Benefit Corporation: Implications for Operations Management
Roberta Russell, PhD, CFPIM, CSCP | Virginia Tech

Linking Theory to Practice: The Dilemma of Procurement and Supply Chain Practitioners in Africa
Dennis Amoako, MBA | Koforidua Polytechnic, Ghana
Joan Essien 
Benjamin Tetteh

Business Analytics Along the Supply Chain

Optimized Cell Scheduling: A Case Study
John Kanet, PhD, CFPIM | University of Dayton

The New National Strategy on Global Supply Chain Security
Irvin Varkonyi, CSCP | George Mason University

Application of Lean Thinking in a Manufacturing Facility Layout
Joseph Varughese, PhD | Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Rajesh Bali | Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Research in Supply Chain Ethics
Robert Bregman, PhD | University of Houston