Sezer Ulku

Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business

Associate Professor

3700 O Street, NW

Washington, DC 20057

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Making the Wait Worthwhile: Experiments on the Effect of Queueing on Consumption

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2019
Sezer Ulku, Chris Hydock and Shiliang Cui
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo - Orfalea College of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 506 (85,435)
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Mental Accounting, Sunk Cost Fallacy, Consumer Behavior in Queues, Behavioral Operations

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Leasing, Modularity, and the Circular Economy

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2020
Vishal Agrawal, Atalay Atasu and Sezer Ulku
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, INSEAD and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 494 (87,996)
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sustainable operations, circular economy, durable goods, leasing, business model innovation

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The Role of Modular Upgradability as a Green Design Strategy

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 May 2011 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2012
Vishal Agrawal and Sezer Ulku
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 482 (90,677)
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product modularity, green product design, sustainability, new product development, sustainable operations

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The Carlyle Group: The Acquisition of Schlosser Forge Company

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Sezer Ulku
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 358 (127,785)

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Private Equity, Leveraged Buy outs, Process improvement, Operational Performance

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The Value of Collaborative Forecasting in Supply Chains

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 May 2011
Vanderbilt University - Operations Management, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Sustainability
Downloads 242 (191,901)
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supply chain management, collaborative forecasting, information exchange, forecast quality

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Category Captainship: When Should Retailers Outsource Category Management?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 May 2011
Mumin Kurtulus, Alper Nakkas and Sezer Ulku
Vanderbilt University - Operations Management, University of Texas at Arlington and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 239 (194,191)

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Supply Chain Management, Retailing, Game Theory

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Social Queues (Cues): Impact of Others' Waiting in Line on One's Service Time

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Sezer Ulku, Chris Hydock and Shiliang Cui
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo - Orfalea College of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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Behavioral Operations, Queues, Service Time, Customer Behavior, Social Preferences

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Allocation of Decision Rights and Inventory Ownership in Retail Supply Chains

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Mumin Kurtulus and Sezer Ulku
Vanderbilt University - Operations Management and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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Decision rights, inventory ownership, consignment inventory, asymmetric informa tion, retail operations

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The Impact of Category Captainship on the Breadth and Depth of Retail Assortment

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Apr 2011
Mumin Kurtulus, Alper Nakkas and Sezer Ulku
Vanderbilt University - Operations Management, University of Texas at Arlington and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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Pooling Agents for Customer-Intensive Services

Operations Research, Forthcoming, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 4002005
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2023
Tianjin University - College of Management and Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and University of Washington - Department of Information Systems and Operations Management
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quality-speed tradeoff, pooling, pay-for-performance, strategic server, customer satisfaction, agent payoff

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Modular Upgradability in Consumer Electronics: Economic and Environmental Implications

Journal of Industrial Ecology, Forthcoming, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2015-14, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2690286
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Nov 2015
Vishal Agrawal, Atalay Atasu and Sezer Ulku
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, INSEAD and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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The Value of Category Captainship in the Presence of Manufacturer Competition

Kurtulus, M., A. Nakkas, and S. Ulku. (2013). "The Value of Category Captainship in the Presence of Manufacturer Competition" Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming , Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2320676
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2013
Mumin Kurtulus, Alper Nakkas and Sezer Ulku
Vanderbilt University - Operations Management, University of Texas at Arlington and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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category management, category captainship, retailing, auctions with externalities

13.

Not All Lines Are Skipped Equally: An Experimental Investigation of Line-Sitting and Express Lines

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 4179751
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Aug 2022
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 39 (634,924)

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behavioral operations, queues, priority, line-sitting, social preferences

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Modular Upgradability in Consumer Electronics: Economic and Environmental Implications

Journal of Industrial Ecology, Vol. 20, Issue 5, pp. 1018-1024, 2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Atalay Atasu, Vishal Agrawal and Sezer Ulku
INSEAD, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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consumer electronics, industrial ecology, modularity, product design, sustainable consumption, upgradability

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Consumer Valuation of Modularly Upgradeable Products

Posted: 18 Jul 2011
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business

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Product architecture, modularity, behavioral operations, product upgrades, product replacement