Mehmet Gumus

As Lush expands, pressure on producers mounts

Published: 28Jun2017

According to the Globe and Mail, times are good for UK-based bath-bomb producer Lush. Right now, all of its North American stores are supplied from two Canadian production centres, but as business...

Quality at the Source or at the End? Managing Supplier Quality Under Information Asymmetry

Published: 11May2017

Authors: Mohammad E. Nikoofal, Mehmet Gümüş Publication: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming Abstract:

Supply-chain tests and solutions for growing Lush handmade cosmetics

Published: 24Mar2017

Lush’s North American factories in Vancouver and Etobicoke are putting out bath bombs at a frenetic pace to keep up with the demands of the rapidly-growing company — and the extremely short...

Kabtek improves production throughput up to 20% with CablePlan

Published: 19Apr2016

CablePlan Plannica reduces the planning cycle from days to minutes. It enhances and improves the decision making of production planners. CablePlan reduces the manual workload and releases the...

Supply-Side Story: Risks, Guarantees, Competition, and Information Asymmetry

Published: 23Nov2015

Authors: Gümüş, M.,  Gurnani, H., and Ray, S.   Publication: Management Science

Joint procurement and demand-side bidding strategies under price volatility

Published: 10Apr2015

Authors: Nie, X., Boyacı, T., Gümüş, M., Ray, S., Zhang, D. Publication: Annals of Operations Research Abstract

United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Strategic Supplier Alliances Under Default Risk

Published: 6Feb2015

Authors: Xiao Huang, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray and Dan Zhang Publication: Management Science  Abstract:

Spending defence budgets the wrong way risks major damage from terrorist attacks

Published: 20Jan2015

Governments that fail to account for analysis of terrorists' personal information in allocating their defence budgets risk increased damage from terrorist attacks, new research from the Desautels...

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