Journal of Operations Management - OSM Forum

OSM Forum

JOM: Operations & Supply Management Forum

Welcome to the Operations & Supply Management (OSM) Forum

As editors of the Journal of Operations Management, we would like to encourage academic discussion and debate on issues of importance to the operations and supply management (OSM) community. Therefore we invite authors to submit essays of between 1500 and 2000 words on a topic of interest to the JOM community. Essays that are well written and of interest will be posted for review, deliberation and feedback.

This is a forum for you as an OSM scholar to comment on these essays with 300–500 word responses. After a period of time, we may (at our editorial discretion) bundle each essay with from 2 to 4 responses to form a single document and publish it in a future issue of JOM. Our hope is that this will serve as a forum for debuting new ideas, theories and methods of interest to the OSM community.

We hope you find it interesting. If you would like to post a comment on any of the essays below, please click the corresponding hyperlink listed below the essay title and author. These links will open in a new window. If you prefer to post your comments anonymously, please enter "Anonymous" in the name field and enter "" in the required e-mail field.

Please note that the views expressed in these commentaries are not necessarily the views of the editors.

Best regards,
Thomas Y. Choi
V. Daniel R. Guide
Co-editors, Journal of Operations Management

Essay 17: Neuro Operations Management?
Kay-Yut Chen, University of Texas – Arlington
Essay 16: A Critical Assessment of Operations Management Research Topics and Methods
John Wacker, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Comments for Essay 16
Essay 15: Exploring The Future of Operations Management: Toward an Innovation Mindset Among Practitioners and Researchers 
Jan Holmstrom, Aalto University
Georges Romme, Eindhoven University of Technology 
Comments for Essay 15
Essay 14: Lessons from The Great Recession for Operations Management
Markham T. Frohlich, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Comments for Essay 14
Essay 13: Missing Questions, Missing Answers: What can the fields of operations and supply management learn through further qualitative inquiry?
Chad W. Autry and Daniel J. Flint, The University of Tennessee
Comments for Essay 13
Essay 12: "What Medicine Can Teach Operations: What Operations Can Teach Medicine"
Kenneth K. Boyer, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Comments for Essay 12
Essay 11: Supply Chain Dynamics Have Major Impact on Course of Credit Crisis
Jan C. Fransoo (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Robert Peels (DSM, Waalwijk, Netherlands)
Maximilian Udenio (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Comments for Essay 11
Essay 10: When is a conceptual framework also a theoretical contribution?
Matthias Holweg (University of Cambridge)
Dirk Pieter van Donk (University of Groningen)
Comments for Essay 10

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