Mendoza School of Business

Jerry Wei

Professor Emeritus
IT, Analytics, and Operations
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications
  • Presentations
  • Awards

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.

BSIE, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
M.Eng., Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
Ph D, Texas A&M University

Areas of Expertise
Supply Chain Financing
Simulation and Optimization
International Operations
Lean Process Design and Analysis

Editorial Boards
Associate Editor & Editorial Board
Journal of Operations Management
July 1, 2014

Editorial Board Member
Editorial Review Board, Journal of Operations Management
1998 - 2014

Editorial Board Member
Editorial Review Board for Decision Sciences Journal
July, 2004 - May, 2010

"SJET Supply Chain Co. Ltd.", Global Platform of China Cases, 2017

"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

"Adopting Digitization in Lean Operations", International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

"The effect of customer power on demand predictability and supplier trust", Decision Sciences National Meeting, 2012

"Process integration between product recall and product return", Production and Operations Management Society, 2010

"Differentiating consistency from Intensity in supply chain production integration", POMS National Meeting, 2009

"elected President", International Association for Information and Management Sciences (IMS), 2016

"Best Theoretical/Empirical paper Award, Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting", 1997