Özalp Özer

Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies

Senior Principal Scientist

Bellevue, WA 98033

United States

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

If the Inventory Manager Knew: Value of Visibility and RFID under Imperfect Inventory Information

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Aykut Atali, Hau L. Lee and Özalp Özer
McKinsey & Co. Inc., Stanford Graduate School of Business and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 1,925 (12,012)
Citation 31

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RFID, visibility, inventory control, partially observable, inaccuracy

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Inventory Management: Information, Coordination and Rationality

Planning Production and Inventories in the Extended Enterprise (Eds K. Kempf, P. Keskinocak and R. Uzsoy), pp. 321-365, 2011
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 1,465 (18,343)
Citation 4

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Inventory management

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Behavioral Issues in Pricing Management

The Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management, O. Ozer & R. Phillips, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer and Yanchong Zheng
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,156 (26,123)

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consumer pricing, pricing contracts, behavioral economics, experimental economics

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Trust, Trustworthiness, and Information Sharing in Supply Chains Bridging China and the U.S.

Management Science, 60(10) pp. 2435-2460, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer, Yanchong Zheng and Yufei Ren
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Union College
Downloads 818 (42,545)
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Trust, trustworthiness, collectivism, individualism, western stereotypes, guanxi, China, forecast information, behavioral economics, experimental economics

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Markdown or Everyday-Low-Price? The Role of Behavioral Motives

Management Science, Vol. 62, No. 2, February 2016, pp. 326–346
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer and Yanchong Zheng
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 771 (45,979)
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Regret, availability misperception, markdown, everyday-low-price, inventory rationing, revenue management, consumer model, behavioral economics

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Trust in Forecast Information Sharing

Management Science, Vol. 57, No. 6, pp 1111-1137, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer, Yanchong Zheng and Kay-Yut Chen
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies, Stanford University and University of Texas at Arlington
Downloads 665 (55,932)
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Trust, trustworthiness, cheap talk, asymmetric forecast information, wholesale price contract, behavioral economics, experimental economics

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Quality Risk in Outsourcing: Noncontractible Product Quality and Private Quality Cost Information

Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 56, pp. 669–685, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Murat Kaya and Özalp Özer
Sabanci University and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 664 (56,033)
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quality risk, quality effort, outsourcing, contracting, quality management, supply chain management

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Pricing in Business-to-Business Contracts: Sharing Risk, Profit and Information

The Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management, O. Ozer, R. Phillips, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Murat Kaya and Özalp Özer
Sabanci University and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 574 (67,478)

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B2B contracting, pricing contracts, supply chain management, inventory risk, capacity risk, coordination, news vendor model

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Supply Chain Contracts that Prevent Information Leakage

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Yiwei Chen and Özalp Özer
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 573 (67,612)
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supply chain management; information leakage; newsvendor competition; contract categorization; buy-back; revenue-sharing; rebates; two-part tariff; wholesale price

10.

Trust and Trustworthiness

Chapter 14 in The Handbook of Behavioral Operations (K. Donohue, E. Katok, S. Leider, eds., Wiley)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Özalp Özer and Yanchong Zheng
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 534 (73,878)
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Information Sharing, Advice Provision or Delegation: What Leads to Higher Trust and Trustworthiness?

Management Science, Articles in Advance, pp 1-20, 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer, Upender Subramanian and Yu Wang
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and California State University, Long Beach
Downloads 501 (80,075)
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Advice, Behavioral Economics, Delegation, Distribution Channel, Experimental Economics, Information Sharing, Trust

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Establishing Trust and Trustworthiness for Supply Chain Information Sharing

Information Exchange in Supply Chain Management, A. Ha, C. Tang, eds, Springer, 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Özalp Özer and Yanchong Zheng
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 433 (94,929)
Citation 1

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trust, trustworthiness, supply chain, information sharing, cooperation

13.

Mechanism Design for Capacity Planning Under Dynamic Evolutions of Asymmetric Demand Forecasts

Published in Management Science 59(4) pp. 987-1007, 2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer and Sechan Oh
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and IBM Research
Downloads 396 (105,252)
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Martingale Model of Forecast Evolution, Mechanism Design, Mechanism-Dependent Reservation Profit, Capacity Planning, Information Sharing, Optimal Stopping, Real Options

14.

All You Need is Trust? An Examination of Interorganizational Supply Chain Projects

Production and Operations Management, 24(2) pp. 181-200, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Andreas Brinkhoff, Özalp Özer and Gökçe Sargut
McKinsey & Co. Inc., Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Governors State University - College of Business and Public Administration
Downloads 347 (122,055)
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trust, supply chain management, performance, alliance

15.

Dynamic Pricing and Timing of Upgrades

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2021
M. Çakanyıldırım, Özalp Özer and Xiao Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Saint Louis University - Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business
Downloads 301 (142,414)
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upgrades; demand shaping; revenue management; pulsing solutions; multimodularity

16.

Behavioral Operations: Past, Present, and Future

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 May 2019
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 280 (152,850)
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behavioral operations, MSOM, firm-level behavior, supply chain behavior, customer behavior, multi-methods

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Information Acquisition for Capacity Planning via Pricing and Advance Selling: When to Stop and Act?

Operations Research, 58(5), pp. 1328-1349, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer and Tamer Boyaci
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 266 (160,969)
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Advance selling, capacity, stochastic demand, dynamic pricing, optimal stopping

18.

A Mechanism Design Approach to Vendor Managed Inventory

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
University of Utah - Department of Operations and Information Systems, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 257 (166,654)
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Value of information sharing, vendor managed inventory, incentives of information sharing, Bayesian inventory management, mechanism design, censored demand

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Engineering Social Learning: Information Design of Time-Locked Sales Campaigns for Online Platforms

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 09 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2021
Can Küçükgül, Özalp Özer and Shouqiang Wang
Jindal School of Management - The University of Texas at Dallas, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 235 (182,416)
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revenue management; dynamic information provision; Bayesian inference; recommendation

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Network Trust and Trust Behaviors Among Executives in Supply Chain Interactions

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Emily Choi, Özalp Özer and Yanchong Zheng
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 222 (191,731)
Citation 1

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trust, trustworthiness, belief, behavior, social network, executives, professional experiences, multi-method, behavioral operations, organizational behavior, experimental economics

21.

Characterizing the Structure of Optimal Stopping Policies

Production and Operations Management, 25 (11) pp. 1820-1838, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Sechan Oh and Özalp Özer
IBM Research and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 214 (198,446)

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optimal stopping, structure of optimal policy, threshold policy, control-band policy

22.

Why Markdown as a Pricing Modality?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2019
Elodie Adida and Özalp Özer
University of California, Riverside - School of Business and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 205 (206,585)
Citation 1

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Pricing, markdown, everyday-low-price, competition, regret

23.

Are We Strategically Naïve or Guided by Trust and Trustworthiness in Cheap-Talk Communication?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
Xiaolin Li, Özalp Özer and Upender Subramanian
LSE- Department of Management, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 203 (208,423)

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Behavioral Economics, Bounded Rationality, Cheap Talk, Level-k Thinking, Trust, Trustworthiness

24.

To Catch a Killer: A Data-Driven Personalized and Compliance-Aware Sepsis Alert System

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Mehmet Ayvaci, Zahra Mobini and Özalp Özer
Jindal School of Management - The University of Texas at Dallas, Jindal School of Management - The University of Texas at Dallas and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 196 (215,175)

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sepsis, personalization, compliance, healthcare operations, Markov decision process, empirical estimation

25.

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies: Competing on Time

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Özalp Özer
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 190 (221,129)

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time-to-market, entry, Hard disk drive, storage, learning by doing, yield, market timing

26.

Dual Value of Delayed Incentives: An Empirical Investigation of Gift Card Promotions

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
University of Utah - Department of Operations and Information Systems, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Jindal School of Management - The University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 170 (243,239)
Citation 1

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Sales promotions, delayed incentive, online retailing, regression discontinuity design

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Damned if You Buy, Damned if You Wait: An Empirical Investigation of Customer Regret Under Markdown Pricing

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2022
Özalp Özer, Inki Sul and A. Serdar Şimşek
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Jindal School of Management - The University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 160 (255,993)

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customer behavior, anticipated regret, pricing and revenue management, structural estimation

28.

Knowledge You Can Act On: Optimal Policies for Assembly Systems with Expediting and Advance Demand Information

Operations Research, 64(6) pp. 1338-1371, 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Alexandar Angelus and Özalp Özer
University of Texas at Dallas and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 146 (275,612)
Citation 3

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Multiechelon Inventory; Assembly System; Advance Demand Information; Expediting; Optimal Policy

29.

To Earmark or to Non-Earmark? The Role of Control, Transparency, Salience and Warm-Glow

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2022
Özalp Özer, Gloria Urrea and Sebastián Villa
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Operation & Decision Technologies
Downloads 140 (286,435)

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earmarking, donations, operational transparency, salience, warm-glow, behavioral operations

30.

Workload, Predictive Accuracy, and the Value of Algorithm-Enabled Process Innovation: The Case of Sepsis

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2021
Idris Adjerid, Mehmet Ayvaci and Özalp Özer
Pamplin College of Business, Jindal School of Management - The University of Texas at Dallas and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 137 (289,678)
Citation 1

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healthcare operations, sepsis, algorithms, compliance, process innovation, data-driven decisions

31.

Competing on Time: An Integrated Framework to Optimize Dynamic Time-to-Market and Production Decisions

Published in Production and Operations Management, 22(3) pp. 473-488, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer and Onur Uncu
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Stanford University
Downloads 134 (294,609)

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time-to-market, qualification timing, stochastic production systems, learning by doing, learning before doing, optimal stopping, state-dependent policy

32.

XMicron: Optimizing Product Mix

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Özalp Özer
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 120 (319,727)

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Production planning, product portfolio, linear programming, resource allocation, semiconductor

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Integrating Dynamic Time-to-Market, Pricing, Production and Sales Channel Decisions

European Journal of Operational Research, 242(2), pp. 487-500, 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer and Onur Uncu
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Stanford University
Downloads 110 (339,775)

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time-to-market, stochastic production systems, pricing, learning by doing, learning before doing, state-dependent policy, optimal stopping, planning horizon

34.

Data-Driven Approaches to Targeting Promotion E-Mails: The Case of Delayed Incentives

Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Nov 2020
University of Utah - Department of Operations and Information Systems, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Jindal School of Management - The University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 101 (359,683)

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sales promotions, delayed incentive, online channel, e-mail targeting, machine learning

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Pricing and Inventory Management When Consumers' Emotions Run High

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Feb 2022
Özalp Özer, Arun Rout and A. Serdar Şimşek
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Jindal School of Management - The University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 70 (446,605)

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demand modeling, disappointment anticipation, regret anticipation, joint pricing and inventory control, behavioral operations management

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The Winner's Curse in Dynamic Forecasting of Auction Data: Empirical Evidence from eBay

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
McGill University, University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Jindal School of Management - The University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 64 (467,612)

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online auctions, winner's curse, bidder heterogeneity, private and common value auctions, Kalman filter estimation

37.

Stochastic Multi-Item Inventory Systems with Markov-Modulated Demands and Production Quantity Requirements

Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences 26, pp. 263-293, 2012.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Aykut Atali and Özalp Özer
McKinsey & Co. Inc. and Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies
Downloads 39 (576,962)

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Inventory/Production: multi-item/echelon/stage; Markov-modulated; postponement; production smoothing; capacity

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Supply Chain Sourcing Under Asymmetric Information

Production and Operations Management, 20(1), pp. 92-115, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 17 May 2018
Özalp Özer and Gal Raz
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 22 (685,397)
Citation 1

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sourcing; supply contracts; cost information; game theory; mechanism design

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Stock Positioning and Performance Estimation for Distribution Systems with Service Constraints

IIE Transactions, 40(12), pp. 1141-1157, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 20 May 2018
Özalp Özer and Hongxia Xiong
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 14 (751,097)
Citation 1

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Inventory/production, multi-stage, fill rate, stock positioning, newsvendor solution, heuristics and approximations

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Order Progress Information: Improved Dynamic Emergency Ordering Policies

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 17, No. 6, November-December (2008)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 24 May 2018
Gary Gaukler, Özalp Özer and Warren H. Hausman
Drucker School of Management, Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 14 (751,097)

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inventory control; supply chain visibility; RFID; stochastic lead times; order progress information; emergency ordering; global supply chains

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Managing a Product Family Under Stochastic Technological Changes

Int. J. of Prod. Economics, 122, pp. 567–580, 2009
Posted: 17 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies

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Channel Incentives in Sharing New Product Demand Information and Robust Contracts

European Journal of Operational Research, Europ. J. Operational Research 207(3), pp. 1341-1349, 2010
Posted: 14 Oct 2017
Özalp Özer
Amazon, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies

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