Jerry Wei

Associate Professor

Jerry  Wei

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Jerry C. Wei teaches and conducts research on supply chain management and integration, design of lean service processes, and adoption of lean manufacturing systems. He received a B.S. from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, an M.E. from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Operations Management from Texas A&M University. Wei won the “Best Paper Award” in the 1997 Decision Sciences Institute national meeting and is currently on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Operations Management and Decision Sciences. He is certified in production and inventory management (CPIM) by the Association of Operations Management and has conducted seminars or served as a consultant to various firms.

Areas of Expertise

Supply Chain Integration

Manufacturing Planning and Control

International Operations

Lean Process Design and Analysis


BSIE, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

M.Eng., Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

Ph D, Texas A&M University


International Management

Operations and supply chain MGT

International Operations

Intro to Process Analytics

Intro to process Analytics

Operations & Supply Chain MGT

International Manageemnt

Operations and Supply Chain Management


"Newsvendor problems with demand shocks and unknown demand distributions", (with Shawn O'Neil, Xuying Zhao, Daewon Sun, , , ), Decision Sciences Journal, 47, 2016.

"Price Discount Based on Early Order Commitment in a Single-Manufacturer-Multiple-Retailer Supply Chain", (with Jinxing Xie, Deming Zhou, Xiande Zhao), European Journal of Operational Research, 200, 2010.

"Coordinating Advertising and Pricing in a Manufacturer-Retailer Channel", (with Jinxing Xie), European Journal of Operational Research, 197, 2009.

"Impact of E-Business Technologies on Operational Performance", (with S. Devaraj, L. Krajewski), Journal of Operations Management, 25 (6), 2007.

"The value of early order commitment in a two-level supply chain", (with X. Zhao, J. Xie), European Journal of Operational Research, 180 (1), 2007.

"Responding to Schedule Changes in Built-to-Order Supply Chains", (with L. Krajewski, J. Wei, L. Tang), Journal of Operations Management, 23 (5), 2005.


Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, "SJET Supply Chain Co. Ltd.: Embedding integrated services into the smartphone manufacturing industry" (November 20, 2016).

IMS conference, "Embedding integrated services into smartphone manufacturing supply chain: A case study of a platform provider" (August 5, 2016).

International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, "Examining the roles and values of a smartphone supply chain intermediary" (August 6, 2015).

Western Decision Sciences Institute, "Innovative services through integration: A case study of a critical intermediary in the mobile phone supply chain" (March 31, 2015).

INtrenational Conference on Information and Management Sciences, "Implementing Lean Supply Chain: A Case Study of Change Management" (August 5, 2013).

Decision Sciences National Meeting, "The effect of customer power on demand predictability and supplier trust" (November 17, 2012).

Production and Operations Management Society, "Process integration between product recall and product return" (May 9, 2010).

POMS National Meeting, "Differentiating consistency from Intensity in supply chain production integration" (May 4, 2009).