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"With or Without Forecast Sharing: Competition and Credibility under Information Asymmetry," Production and Operations Management

Wed, 2013-11-20 10:10

Author: Mehmet Gumus

Publication: Production and Operations Management

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"Returns Policies Between Channel Partners for Durable Products," Marketing Science

Tue, 2013-08-27 12:11

Authors: Gumus, Mehmet; Ray, Saibal; Yin, Shuya

Publication: Marketing Science

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"Shipping Fees or Shipping Free? A Tale of Two Price Partitioning Strategies in Online Retailing," Production and Operations Management

Thu, 2013-08-08 09:58

Authors: Gumus, Mehmet; Li, Shanling; Oh, Wonseok; Ray, Saibal

Publication: Production and Operations Management, July 2013

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Mehmet Gumus

Mehmet Gumus
Associate Professor, Operations Management ; Area Coordinator for Operations Management; Academic Director, Management Science Research Center
Degree(s): 

PhD (2007), Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, USA
MA  (2007) , Economics, University of California at Berkeley, USA
MS  (2002), Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Bsc  (1997), Control Systems Engineering and Naval Science, Turkish Naval Academy, Istanbul, Turkey

Area(s): 
Operations Management
Teaching Areas: 

Operations Management; Technology Management

Phone: 
+1 514 398 4003
Email Address: 
mehmet [dot] gumus [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Alternate Email Address: 
gina [dot] ceolin [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building, [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Office: 
Bronfman 470
Biography: 

Dr. Mehmet Gumus is an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. He joined McGill in 2007 from the University of California at Berkeley where he completed his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and M.A. in Economics. In his research, Dr. Mehmet Gumus explores the impact of customer behavior and information asymmetry on supply chain management, dynamic pricing, and risk management. His papers are accepted for publication in Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Marketing Science and Production and Operations Management.

Courses: 

MGCR 476 Course not available

INSY 606 Technology Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Areas of Expertise: 
* Context: Supply Chain Risk Management, Operations/Marketing Interface, Consumer Behavior Models in Operations Management, Asymmetric Information, Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control, Supply Chain Contracting.
* Methodology: Game Theory, Signaling Games, Mechanism Design, and Dynamic Programming.
Curriculum Vitae: 
Research Areas: 
Consumer Behaviour
Information Environment
Risk Management
Selected Publications : 

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

[J8] Mehmet GumusWith or Without Forecast Sharing: Credibility and Competition under Information AsymmetryForthcoming,Production and Operations Management.
[J7] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin. Channel Returns Policies Between Channel Partners for Durable Products,  Marketing Science, 2013, Vol. 32(4) pp. 622-643.
[J6] Mehmet GumusShanling Li, Wonseok Oh, and Saibal Ray. Shipping Fees or Shipping Free? Impact of Product and Retailer Characteristics on Shipping Charges in E-Commerce, Production and Operations Management, 2013, Vol. 22(4), pp.758-776.
[J5] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Haresh Gurnani. Supply Side Story: Risks, Guarantees, and Information AsymmetryManagement Science, 2012, Vol. 58 (9) pp. 1694-1714.
[J4] Haresh Gurnani, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray, and Tridip Ray.Optimal Procurement Strategy Under Supply RiskAsia-Pacific Journal of Operations Research, 2012,Vol. 29(1), pp. 1240006-1/31.
[J3] Weifen Zhuang, Mehmet Gumus, and Dan Zhang. A Single-Resource Revenue Management Problem with Random Resource Consumptions,Journal of Operational Research Society2012, Vol. 63, 1213-1227
[J2] Hyun-soo Ahn, Mehmet Gumus, and Phil Kaminsky. Inventory, Periodic Discounts, and the Timing EffectManufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2009, Vol. 11(4), pp. 613-629.
[J1] Hyun-soo Ahn, Mehmet Gumus, and Phil Kaminsky. Pricing and Manufacturing Decisions when Demand is a Function of Prices in Multiple PeriodsOperations Research, 2007, Vol. 55(6), pp. 1039-1057.

 

Papers under Review/Revision

[Js1] Xiaofeng Nie, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Joint Procurement and Demand-Side Bidding Strategies under Price Volatilitystatus: under 1st round review, Production and Operations Management.
[Js2] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Strategic Supplier Alliances under Default Riskstatus: under revision for 3rd round review, Management Science.
[Js3] Mehmet Gumus, Phil Kaminsky and Sameer Mathur. The Impact of Product Substitution and Retail Capacity on the Timing and Depth of Price Promotions: Theory and Evidencestatus: under 1st round review, European Journal of Operations Research.
[Js4] Mohammad E. Nikoofal, and Mehmet Gumus On the Value of Terrorist’s Private Information in Government’s Defensive Resource Allocation Problem, status: under 2nd round review, IIE Transactions.
[Js5] Mohammad E. Nikoofal, and Mehmet Gumus The Value of Audit in Managing Supplier’s Process Improvement,status: under 1st round review, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

[C9] Mohammad Nikoofal, and Mehmet Gumus. The Value of Audit in Managing Supplier’s Process Improvement M&SOM 2013 Conference Proceedings, July 28-30 2013 at INSEAD, Europe Campus, France.
[C8] Mohammad Nikoofal, and Mehmet Gumus. How To (and How Not To) Manage Supplier’s Process Improvement: Delegation, Incentives, or Audit. M&SOM 2012 Conference Proceedings, June 17-18, 2012, Columbia University, New York City, NY.
[C7]         Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, M&SOM 2012Conference Proceedings, June 17-18, 2012, Columbia University, New York City, NY.
[C6]         Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Haresh Gurnani. Supply Side Story: Risks, Guarantees, and Information Asymmetry, M&SOM 2011 Conference Proceedings, June 26-28, 2011, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
[C5]         Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin. Channel Returns Policies for Durable Products, M&SOM 2011 Conference Proceedings, June 26-28, 2011, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
[C4] Mehmet Gumus. With or Without Forecast Sharing: Does It Really Cause Collusion?, M&SOM 2011 Conference Proceedings, June 26-28, 2011, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
[C3] Mehmet Gumus. Multi-product Pricing and Inventory Ordering Strategies, M&SOM 2009 Conference Proceedings, June 28-30, 2009, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA.
[C2] Mehmet Gumus, Shanling Li, Wonseok Oh, and Saibal Ray. Shipping Fees or Shipping Free? Impact of Product and Retailer Characteristics on Shipping Charges in E-Commerce, M&SOM 2009 Conference Proceedings, June 28-30, 2009, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA.
[C1] Mehmet Gumus, Phil Kaminsky, Erik Tiemroth and Mehmet Ayik. A Multi-stage Decomposition Heuristic for the Container Stowage Problem, M&SOM 2008 Conference Proceedings, June 5-6, 2008, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Conference Presentations

[T52] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet GumusThe Value of Information in Contract Manufacturing under Supply Risk, Annual CORS Conference, May 26-28 2014, Ottawa, ON.
[T51] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Strategic Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, Annual CORS Conference, May 26-28 2014, Ottawa, ON.
[T50] Aditya Jain, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray, and Harish KrishnanChannel Management in Emerging Economies, Annual POMS Conference, May 09-12 2014, Atlanta, GA.
[T49] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus. The Value of Diagnostic Test in Contract Manufacturing under Supply Risk, Annual POMS Conference, May 09-12 2014, Atlanta, GA.
[T48] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus. Incentives in New Product Development, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 07 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
[T47] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus. The Value of Audit in Managing Supplier’s Process Improvement, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 07 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
[T46] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Strategic Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 07 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
[T45] Manaf Zargoush, Stella Daskalopoulou, Mehmet Gumus, and Vedat Verter. Hypertension Management: A Value of Information Approach, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 07 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
[T44] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus. How To (and How Not To) Manage Supplier’s Process Improvement: Delegation, Incentives, or Audit, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 14-17 2012, Phoenix, AZ.
[T43] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin. Returns Policies Between Channel Partners for Durable Products With Used Goods Markets, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 14-17 2012, Phoenix, AZ.
[T42] Sameer Mathur, Mehmet Gumus, and Saibal Ray. Product Assortment and Retail Pricing Strategies in Emerging Economies, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 14-17 2012, Phoenix, AZ.
[T41] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 14-17 2012, Phoenix, AZ.
[T40] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus, What would you know about the next terrorist attack? Target Information vs. Rationality of the Attacker, 2012 CORS/MOPGP International Joint Conference, June 11-13, 2012, Niagara Falls, ON.
[T39] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus, How To (and How Not To) Manage Supplier’s Process Improvement: Delegation, Incentives, or Audit, 2012 CORS/MOPGP International Joint Conference, June 11-13, 2012, Niagara Falls, ON.
[T38] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus, How To (and How Not To) Manage Supplier’s Process Improvement: Delegation, Incentives, or Audit. M&SOM 2012 Conference, June 17-18, 2012, Columbia University, New York City, NY.
[T37] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, M&SOM 2012 Conference, June 17-18, 2012, Columbia University, New York City, NY.
[T36] Mehmet Gumus. With or without Forecast Sharing: Credibility and Competition under Information Asymmetry, Annual POMS Conference, April 20-23 2012, Chicago, IL.
[T35] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, Annual POMS Conference, April 20-23 2012, Chicago, IL.
[T34] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin. Channel Returns Policies for Durable Products, Annual POMS Conference, April 20-23 2012, Chicago, IL.
[T33] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus, How To (and How Not To) Manage Supplier’s Process Improvement: Delegation, Incentives, or Audit, Annual POMS Conference, April 20-23 2012, Chicago, IL.
[T32] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, Annual INFORMS Conference, Nov 13-16 2011, Charlotte, NC.
[T31] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus. What would you know about the next terrorist attack? Target Information vs. Rationality of the Attacker, Annual INFORMS Conference, Nov 13-16 2011, Charlotte, NC.
[T30] Mehmet Gumus, Philip Kaminsky and Sameer Mathur. The Impact of Product Substitution and Retail Capacity on the Timing and Depth of Price Promotions: Theory and Evidence, Annual INFORMS Conference, Nov 13-16 2011, Charlotte, NC.
[T29] Mehmet Gumus. With or without Forecast Sharing: Credibility and Competition under Information Asymmetry, Annual INFORMS Conference, Nov 13-16 2011, Charlotte, NC.
[T28] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus. How To (and How Not To) Manage Supplier’s Process Improvement: Delegation, Incentives, or Audit, Annual INFORMS Conference, Nov 13-16 2011, Charlotte, NC.
[T27] Mohammad Nikoofal and Mehmet Gumus. How To (and How Not To) Manage Supplier’s Process Improvement: Delegation, Incentives, or Audit, The 7th INTRIM Conference, August 1-2, 2011, Montreal, QC.
[T26] Lei Xie, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Risk Management in Supply Chains with Business Interruption Insurance, The 7th INTRIM Conference, August 1-2, 2011, Montreal, QC.
[T25] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Haresh Gurnani. Supply Side Story: Risks, Guarantees, and Information Asymmetry, M&SOM 2011 Conference Proceedings, June 26-28, 2011, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
[T24] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin. Channel Returns Policies for Durable Products, M&SOM 2011 Conference, June 26-28, 2011, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
[T23] Mehmet Gumus. With or Without Forecast Sharing: Does It Really Cause Collusion?, M&SOM 2011 Conference Proceedings, June 26-28, 2011, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
[T22] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin. Channel Returns Policies for Durable Products, Annual POMS Conference, Annual POMS Conference, April 29-May 12 2011, Reno, NV.
[T21] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, Annual POMS Conference, April 29-May 12 2011, Reno, NV.
[T20] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Haresh Gurnani. Supply Side Story: Risks, Guarantees, and Information Asymmetry, Annual POMS Conference, April 29-May 2 2011, Reno, NV.
[T19] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin. Channel Returns Policies for Durable Products, Annual INFORMS Conference, Nov 07-10 2010, Austin, TX.
[T18] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, Annual INFORMS Conference, Nov 07-10 2010, Austin, TX.
[T17] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Haresh Gurnani. Supply Side Story: Risks, Guarantees, and Information Asymmetry, Annual INFORMS Conference, Nov 07-10 2010, Austin, TX.
[T16] Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Supplier Alliances under Default Risk, The 6th INTRIM Conference, August 8-9, 2010, Syracuse, NY.
[T15] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Haresh Gurnani. Supply Side Story: Risks, Guarantees, and Information Asymmetry, The 6th INTRIM Conference, August 8-9, 2010, Syracuse, NY.
[T14] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Haresh Gurnani. Supply Side Story: Risks, Guarantees, and Information Asymmetry, Annual POMS Conference, May 07-10 2010, Vancouver, BC.
[T13] Mehmet Gumus and Senay Solak. A Dynamic Programming Model for Project Selection with Unknown Return and Investment Characteristics, Annual POMS Conference, May 07-10 2010, Vancouver, BC.
[T12] Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Haresh Gurnani. Supply Side Story: Risks, Guarantees, and Information Asymmetry, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 12-14, 2009, San Diego, CA.
[T11] Mehmet Gumus and Senay Solak. A Dynamic Programming Model for Project Selection with Unknown Return and Investment Characteristics, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 12-14, 2009, San Diego, CA.
[T10] Xiaofeng Nie, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang. Joint Bidding and Procurement Strategies under Fluctuating Purchase Prices, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 12-14 2009, San Diego, CA.
[T9] Mehmet Gumus. Multi-Product Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Ordering Strategies, Annual INFORMS Conference, Oct 12-14, 2009, San Diego, CA.
[T8] Mehmet Gumus. Multi-product Pricing and Inventory Ordering Strategies, M&SOM 2009 Conference, June 28-30, 2009, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA.
[T7] Mehmet Gumus, Shanling Li, Wonseok Oh, and Saibal Ray. Shipping Fees or Shipping Free? Impact of Product and Retailer Characteristics on Shipping Charges in E-Commerce, M&SOM 2009 Conference, June 28-30, 2009, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA.
[T6] Mehmet Gumus. Multi-Product Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Ordering Strategies, Annual POMS Conference, May 12-14, 2009, Orlando, FL.
[T5] Mehmet Gumus, Shanling Li, Wonseok Oh, and Saibal Ray. Shipping Fees or Shipping Free? Impact of Product and Retailer Characteristics on Shipping Charges in E-Commerce, Annual POMS Conference, May 12-14, 2009, Orlando, FL.
[T4] Mehmet Gumus, Shanling Li, Wonseok Oh, and Saibal Ray. Shipping Fees or Shipping Free? Impact of Product and Retailer Characteristics on Shipping Charges in E-Commerce, Annual INFORMS Conference, Nov 4-7 2008, Washington DC.
[T3] Mehmet Gumus, Phil Kaminsky, Erik Tiemroth and Mehmet Ayik. A Multi-stage Decomposition Heuristic for the Container Stowage Problem, M&SOM 2008 Conference, June 5-6, 2008, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
[T2] Hyun-soo Ahn, Mehmet Gumus, and Phil Kaminsky. Inventory, Periodic Discounts, and the Timing Effect, CORS/Optimization Days Joint Conference, May 12-14, 2008, Quebec City, QC.
[T1] Mehmet Gumus, Phil Kaminsky, Erik Tiemroth and Mehmet Ayik. A Multi-stage Decomposition Heuristic for the Container Stowage Problem, CORS/Optimization Days Joint Conference, May 12-14, 2008, Quebec City, QC.

Awards, Honours, and Fellowships: 

Awards

2012: Management Science Meritorious Service Award

2005-2007: Scholarship for Ph.D. Studies in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at University of California, Berkeley

Sole-supervised Ph.D. student Mohammad Nikoofal received the following awards for joint work:

2011: GERAD (Groupe d'Études et de Recherches en Analyse des Décisions) Doctoral Student Award.

2012: Finalist for the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) student paper competition for our joint work [Js5].

Grants

[G1] Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grant.Role: Principal InvestigatorTitle: Impact of customer behavior on price and inventory management.Length: 2009 – 2014.Total Amount: $85,000
[G2] Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Early Career Supplement Grant.Role: Principal Investigator.Title: Impact of customer behavior on price and inventory management.Length: 2011 – 2014.Total Amount: $15,000
[G3] Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Société et la Culture (FQRSC) New Researcher GrantRole: Principal Investigator.Title: Integrated Revenue Management and Transportation Planning.Length: 2009 – 2012.Total Amount: $39,600
[G4] Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Strategic Group Grant.Role: Co-applicant (with Prof. Tamer Boyaci, Saibal Ray, and Dan Zhang).Title: Operational Risk Management in Supply Chains.Length: 2008 – 2011.Total Amount: $129,000

Supply-side story: Risks, guarantees, competition, and information asymmetry

Fri, 2012-10-05 15:24

Authors: Gumus, Mehmet; Ray, Saibal; Gurnani, Haresh

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