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Constrained optimization of objective functions determined from random forests

Published: 14Nov2022

Authors: Max Biggs, Rim Hariss and Georgia Perakis Publication: Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming First published online: September 2022 Abstract:

Professors Cohen, Khern-am-nuai awarded SSHRC Insight Grant

Published: 13Oct2022

Congratulations to Maxime Cohen, Professor in Retail and Operations Management and Warut Khern-am-nuai, Associate Professor in Information Systems who were awarded a 2022 SSHRC Insight Grant....

Retail power in distribution channels: A double-edged sword for upstream suppliers

Published: 26Sep2022

Authors: Yuhong He, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin Publication: Production and Operations Management Volume 31, Issue 6, June 2022, Pages 2681 – 2694 Abstract:

Offering a signing bonus can help companies recruit new worker’s, but industry-wide worker shortages remain

Published: 25Aug2022

Canada’s trucking industry has a worker shortage, and competition for qualified drivers is high. The last-mile delivery company Sysco is offering truck drivers up to $30 an hour – with a $10,000...

Health data analytics can help improve access to health care

Published: 24Aug2022

Health questionnaires are time-consuming – for doctors and patients alike. “The digitalization of all of those questions would allow patients to do lot of work before visiting a physician,” says...

Clothing recycling programs do little to address fast fashion’s environmental impact

Published: 2Aug2022

Speed and variety. These are the pillars of the fast fashion model. Retailers like H&M and Zara seek to bring style to the masses by emulating the trends of Paris and Milan, but their model of...

Taxing waste could help make fashion more sustainable

Published: 16Jun2022

Reducing waste can help lower the environmental impact of any business, and Javad Nasiry believes that policy can help achieve this. The fashion industry is a major source of carbon emissions, and...

Delve podcast: New Normal: How Fast Fashion Can Slow Down and Go Green, with Javad Nasiry

Published: 5May2022

Fast fashion is a rapidly expanding subsection of an already environmentally problematic industry. What does a truly sustainable fashion industry model look like—and will customers buy it?

Delve: Using International Supply Chains For Peace in Times of War with Juan Camilo Serpa

Published: 17Mar2022

Risk is a fact of life in business—it’s also an ever-present reality in times of war. Wars and armed conflicts embroil 60% of the developing world, and now Ukraine and Russia, posing a constant...

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