Operations Management (T)

Prof Maxime Cohen's paper receives the CIST Best Conference Paper Nomination Award

Published: 19Dec2021

Congratulations to Maxime Cohen, Professor of Retail and Operations Management, whose paper "The Effect of Short-Term Rentals on Residential Investment“ was selected as Best Conference Paper...

Prof Wei Qi wins INFORMS Chuck ReVelle Rising Star Award 2021

Published: 19Dec2021

Congratulations to Wei Qi, Associate Professor in Operations Management, Winner of the INFORMS Chuck ReVelle Rising Star Award 2021

Delve podcast: New Normal: How the Pandemic Changed Shopping Forever with Mehmet Gumus

Published: 16Dec2021

How we shop today certainly isn’t the same as it was before March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic launched a swift if unsteady shift in shopping habits—and retailers quickly learned that adaptation was...

Prof. Maxime Cohen named as SCALE AI Research Chair in Data Science for Retail

Published: 14Dec2021

Congratulations to Professor Maxime Cohen, co-director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management’s retail innovation lab, for being awarded the SCALE AI Research Chair in Data Science for Retail...

This holiday season is make-or-break for retailers

Published: 8Dec2021

In light of ongoing supply chain bottlenecks and labour shortages, businesses may not offer their deepest discounts this holiday season. According to Professor Saibal Ray, the Academic Director of...

Delve podcast: New Normal: Climate Change and the Supply Chain with Sanjith Gopalakrishnan

Published: 2Dec2021

Carbon emissions from a typical company’s supply chain are on average 5.5 times that of direct emissions, including from facilities and company vehicles. In certain sectors such as retail and food ...

Shedding light on the supply chain dilemma

Published: 1Dec2021

As retailers anticipate a welcome uptick in sales amid the holiday shopping season, manufacturing and delivery delays continue to limit just how much profit retailers can expect.

Solving for the economic impact of Airbnb rentals

Published: 1Dec2021

In a new paper, Professor Maxime Cohen and his colleagues find that rental platforms like Airbnb help increase real estate investment and economic development in the long term. While jurisdictions...

Desautels’ Juan Camilo Serpa earns Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Published: 1Dec2021

Juan Camilo Serpa, Associate Professor of Operations Management, was recently recognized with the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching for an approach that engages students by asking them...


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