APICS Production & Inventory Management Journal

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The Production and Inventory Management (P&IM) Journal gives you access to analysis and insights of emerging concepts, practical applications, beneficial knowledge, and constructive skills valuable in today’s dynamic economy. The P&IM Journal enables business leaders, students, and academic professionals to better understand and manage the ever-changing and complex interrelationships of designing and operating processes in manufacturing and service-oriented enterprises in today’s global marketplace. Through the support of APICS Supply Chain Council, the P&IM Journal is committed to being the premier outlet for managerial-focused research in operations and supply chain management. The editor of the P&IM Journal is Dr. Robert L. Bregman of the University of Houston.

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The P&IM Journal, with the support of APICS Supply Chain Council, is pleased to announce two special issues with distinguished guest editors:
  • Business Analytics in Production and Inventory Management. The guest editor of this special issue is Dr. James R. Evans, professor in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati and author of Business Analytics: Methods, Models, and Decisions (*see full bio below). Find additional information here. The deadline for submissions is August 1, 2014. Submit papers to Dr. James R. Evans at James.Evans@UC.edu.
  • Quality Management.The guest editor of this special issue is Dr. Sohail S. Chaudhry, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Management and Operations and International Business at Villanova University (**see full bio below). Find additional information. The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2014. Submit papers to Dr. Sohail S. Chaudhry at sohail.chaudhry@villanova.edu.

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In addition to production and inventory management, the following topics are covered in the P&IM Journal:

  • Supply chain design and execution
  • Demand planning
  • Sourcing and supply
  • Technology management
  • Product and process development
  • Enterprise information systems
  • Behavior and workforce initiatives
  • Manpower management and planning
  • Performance improvement programs

About APICS Supply Chain Council
APICS SCC advances supply chain and operations management and innovation through research, educational programs and workforce development. Business leaders, academia and global enterprises gain valuable insights, information and actionable data through the APICS SCC’s unrivaled supply chain network and resources. Find more information about APICS Supply Chain Council.

*About Dr. James R. Evans
James R. Evans is a Professor in the Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems in the College of Business at the University of Cincinnati.He holds BSIE and MSIE degrees from Purdue and a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech.Dr. Evans has published numerous textbooks in a variety of business disciplines, including statistics, decision models, and analytics, simulation and risk analysis, network optimization, operations management, quality management, and creative thinking.He has published over ninety papers in journals such as Management ScienceIIE TransactionsDecision SciencesInterfaces, the Journal of Operations ManagementQuality Management JournalProduction and Inventory Management journal, and many more. He has also served on numerous journal editorial boards, including P&IMJournal. He is a former editor of the Quality Management Journal, and is a past president and fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute.In 1996, he was an INFORMS Edelman Award finalist as part of a project in supply chain optimization with Procter & Gamble that was credited with helping Procter & Gamble save over $250,000,000 annually in their North American supply chain, and consulted on risk analysis modeling for the Cincinnati 2012 Olympic Games bid proposal.A recognized international expert on quality management, he served on the board of examiners and the panel of judges for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

**About Dr. Sohail S. Chaudhry
Dr. Sohail S. Chaudhry is a professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Management and Operations/International Business at Villanova University. He received his PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Columbia University.He has published over fifty papers in journals such as Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, Decision Sciences, Enterprise Information Systems, Expert Systems, European Journal of Operational Research,Information System Frontiers,International Journal of Production Research,International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Management Science, Omega, andQuality Engineering. He serves on the editorial boards of several International journals in various capacities including Enterprise Information Systems, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, and Production and Inventory Management Journal.His research and teaching interests are in the areas of operations and supply chain management, information systems, and quality management.In addition, he has given over seventy paper presentations at international and national conferences around the world. His previous teaching positions have been at Columbia University, Loyola University Chicago, Mosul University, and University of Wisconsin at La Crosse. In addition, he has taught and lectured at American University in the Emirates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China; Denmark’s International Study Program, Copenhagen, Denmark; European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany; Institute of Management Technology, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; InstitutSuprieur de Gestion de Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia; and Temple University Japan, Tokyo, Japan.


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