Scott Webster

Bob Herberger Arizona Heritage Chair
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4706

Biography

Professor Webster is the Bob Herberger Arizona Heritage Chair in Supply Chain Management at the W.P. Carey School of Business. His research focuses on improving competitiveness through logistics, especially managing risk and uncertainty in supply chains. He has worked in industry in the areas of consulting and finance. He teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in supply chain management.

Education

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Ph.D. in Operations Management and Decision Science, July 1990

Indiana University, South Bend, Indiana
M.B.A., May 1990
M.S.B.A., August 1985

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics, May 1980

Research Interests

Improving competitiveness through logistics, especially managing risk and uncertainty in supply chains

Publications

Noparumpa, T., B. Kazaz, S. Webster. 2015. Wine futures and advance selling under quality uncertainty. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 17 411-426.

Kazaz, B., S. Webster. 2015. Technical Note -- Price-setting newsvendor problems with uncertain supply and risk aversion. Operations Research 63 807-811.

Park, J.H., B. Kazaz, S. Webster. 2016. Technical Note -- Pricing below cost under exchange-rate risk. Production and Operations Management 25 153-159.

Kazaz, B., S. Webster, P. Yadav. 2016. Interventions for an artemisinin-based malaria medicine supply chain. Production and Operations Management 25 1576-1600.

Cole, D., S. Mahapatra, S. Webster. 2017. A comparison of buyback and trade-in policies to acquire used products for remanufacturing. Journal of Business Logistics, to appear.

Hekimoglu, N.H., B. Kazaz, S. Webster. 2017. Wine analytics: Fine wine pricing and selection under weather and market uncertainty. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, to appear.

Eftekhar, M., H. Li, L.N. Van Wassenhove, S. Webster. 2017. The role of media exposure on coordination in the humanitarian setting. Production and Operations Management, to appear.

Park, J.H., B. Kazaz, S. Webster. 2017. Risk mitigation of production hedging. Production and Operations Management, to appear.

Li, H., S. Webster. 2017. Optimal pricing of correlated product options under the paired combinatorial logit model. Operations Research, to appear.

Webster, S., Principles of Supply Chain Management, 2nd edition, Dynamic Ideas, Belmont, MA, 2009.

Courses

Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 519Analytical Decision Model II
SCM 791Seminar
SCM 792Research
SCM 795Continuing Registration
SCM 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 792Research
SCM 795Continuing Registration
SCM 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 519Analytic Decision Making II
SCM 791Seminar
SCM 792Research
SCM 795Continuing Registration
SCM 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 519Analytic Decision Making II
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 515Decision Mod-Supply Chain Mgmt
SCM 519Analytic Decision Making II
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 519Analytic Decision Making II
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 791Seminar

Expertise Areas