Douglas J. Thomas

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Professor

P.O. Box 6550

Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Forecasting Product Life Cycle Curves: Practical Approach and Empirical Analysis

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2867528
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2018
Vanderbilt University - Operations Management, Penn State University, Smeal College of Business, Dell Inc., University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Forecasting, Product Life Cycle, Dell, clustering

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Strategic Sourcing Under Severe Disruption Risk: Learning Failures and Under-Diversification Bias

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2020
University of St. Thomas, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Tennessee, Knoxville - College of Business Administration
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Behavioral Operations, Experiments, Supply Chain Management, Risk Management

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Estimating Substitution and Basket Effects in Retail Stores: Implications for Assortment Planning

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Vidya Mani, Douglas J. Thomas and Saurabh Bansal
Pennsylvania State University, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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Assortment Planning, Substitution and Basket Effects, Multinomial Logit Model

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Product Life Cycle Data-Set: Raw and Cleaned Data of Weekly Orders for Personal Computers

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 3042681, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 3042681
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Sep 2017
Penn State University, Smeal College of Business, Dell Inc., Vanderbilt University - Operations Management, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Optimal Inventory Control with Retail Pre-Packs

Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2014
Long Gao, Douglas J. Thomas and Michael Freimer
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and SignalDemand
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periodic review policies, pre-pack, batch ordering, steady-state distribution, demand correlation, dynamic programming

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A Non-Parametric Approach for Setting Safety Stock Levels

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jul 2020
John Saldanha, Brad Price and Douglas J. Thomas
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics, West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Inventory management, safety stocks, non-parametric, bootstrap, continuous review

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Retailer Inventory Sharing in Two-Tier Supply Chains: An Experimental Investigation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Andrew M. Davis, Rihuan Huang and Douglas J. Thomas
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Inventory Sharing, Behavioral Operations, Supply Chain Contracting, Risk Pooling

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Inventory Allocation in the Presence of Service Level Agreements

Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Chun-Miin (Jimmy) Chen and Douglas J. Thomas
Bucknell University and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Fill Rate, Service Level Agreement, Review Horizon, Inventory Allocation

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Devils Backbone Brewing: Integrated Independence?

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1616
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Sep 2020
Douglas J. Thomas and Jenny Craddock
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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beer, craft beer, acquisition, integration, information systems, strategy, company culture, purchasing, entrepreneurship, cross-brewing

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From Stuffing to Streamlining: Pharmaceutical Distribution

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1859
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
Douglas J. Thomas, Hui Zhao, Stephen E. Maiden and Gerry Yemen
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Independent and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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supply-chain management, excess inventory, variability, supply-chain strategy, incentive alignment, pharmaceutical industry

11.

Food Supply and COVID-19: Breaking the Chain

Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1691
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 26 Mar 2021
Vidya Mani, Douglas J. Thomas and Stephen E. Maiden
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Independent
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COVID-19, supply chain, food, coronavirus, pandemic, vulnerable workforce, stress test, supply chain resilience, Lean manufacturing, crisis communication, crisis leadership, marketing communications