Craig Carter

Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4706

Biography

Craig Carter is a Professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management.  His primary research stream focuses on sustainable supply chain management.  This research stream encompasses ethical issues in buyer-supplier relationships, environmental supply management, diversity sourcing, perceptions of opportunism in supply chain relationships, and the broader, integrative concepts of social responsibility and sustainability.  A second, more recent area of research examines behavioral, decision making phenomena within supply management contexts.

Education

  • Ph.D. Arizona State  University 1996
  • B.S. University of Maryland-College Park 1990

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Encompasses Ethical Issues in Buyer-Supplier Relationships
  • Environmental Supply Management
  • Diversity Sourcing
  • Perceptions of Opportunism Surrounding Electronic Reverse Auctions
  • Broader, Integrative Concepts of Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Publications

Recent Publications

Kaufmann, Lutz, Joerg Rottenburger, Craig R. Carter, and Christian Schlereth (2018), “Bluffs, Lies, and Consequences: A Reconceptualization of Bluffing in Buyer-Supplier Negotiations,” Journal of Supply Chain Management, 54(2), forthcoming.

Carter, Craig R., Lutz Kaufmann, and Claudia M. Wagner (2017), “Reconceptualizing Intuition in Supply Chain Management,” Journal of Business Logistics, 38(2), 80-95.

Carter, Craig R., Tobias Kosmol, and Lutz Kaufmann (2017), “Toward a Supply Chain Practice View,” Journal of Supply Chain Management, 53(1), 114-122.

Kaufmann, Lutz, Johan Rauer, and Craig R. Carter (2016), “The Co-Evolution of Relationship Dominant Logic and Supply Risk Mitigation Strategies,” Journal of Business Logistics, 37(2), 87-106

Wichmann, Barbara K., Craig R. Carter, and Lutz Kaufmann (2016), “Making Environmental SCM Initiatives Work – Moving Beyond the Dyad to Gain Affective Commitment,” Journal of Supply Chain Management, 52(1), 21-40.

Carter, Craig R., Dale S. Rogers, and Thomas Y. Choi (2015), “Toward the Theory of the Supply Chain,” Journal of Supply Chain Management, 51(2), 89-97.

Wichmann, Barbara K., Craig R. Carter, and Lutz Kaufmann (2015), “How to Become Central in an Informal Social Network: An Investigation of the Antecedents to Network Centrality in an Environmental SCM Initiative,” Journal of Business Logistics, 36(1), 1-18.

 

Research Activity

Advising Editor and Editor Emeritus, Journal of Supply Chain Management

Associate Editor, Decision Sciences Journal, Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Operations Management

Oneill,Gerald Daniel*, Basile,George Matthew, Buch,Rajesh, Carter,Craig Randall, Seager,Thomas Payson. The Nature Conservancy Small Diameter Wood Market Assessment. NATURE CONSERVANCY(4/1/2013 - 6/30/2014).

Courses

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 520Strategic Procurement
SCM 521Supply Management/Negotiation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 520Strategic Procurement
SCM 521Supply Management/Negotiation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 521Supply Management/Negotiation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 521Supply Management/Negotiation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 521Supply Management/Negotiation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 355Supply Management
SCM 493Honors Thesis

Industry Positions

Five years of experience in the areas of transportation and logistics with Ryder Systems, Hechinger Company, and the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Additional field-based research with over 100 Fortune 1000-size firms in the U.S. and Germany includes work with CAPS Research and McKinsey & Company.