CAPS Research

CAPS Research is the premier nonprofit global research organization dedicated to supply and supply chain issues. Since 1986, the center has been providing thorough, practical research for our strategic-minded corporate sponsors and the public. Our research products and events are aimed at executives with strategic responsibilities for the supply/sourcing/procurement effort.

Complex Adaptive Supply Networks Research Accelerator

The mission of the Complex Adaptive Supply Networks Research Accelerator at the W. P. Carey School of Business is to advance the science of supply networks and sustainability management. Our goal is to become the preeminent research institution in the discipline of supply chain management through a focus on studying supply networks and sustainability as complex adaptive systems.

Health Sector Supply Chain Research Consortium

The Health Sector Supply Chain Research Consortium (HSRC-ASU) is a research group within the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. The consortium was founded in 2004 to bring together health sector organizations and academic researchers to conduct research on topics related to the strategic management of the health care supply chain.

Internet Edge Supply Chain Lab

Examining supply chain management at the boundary shared by the Internet and physical systems, the Internet Edge Supply Chain Lab develops rigorous research that addresses challenges in industry. The lab also develops collaborative programs with companies, faculty, and students, and disseminates knowledge and insights through workshops, conferences, and journal publications.

Supply Chain Management (SCM) Behavioral Lab

Understanding Behavior and Decision Making that Impact SCM Practice

The SCM Behavioral Lab consists of a community of scholars who are interested in studying behavioral phenomena that have real-world, supply chain applications. The mission of the lab is to advance SCM research that is rigorous and valid and that has direct impact for supply chain managers and their organizations. The lab is open to all forms of behavioral research, with a focus on studies that measure actual behaviors and decisions. The physical lab space can accommodate individual and small-group participants. There are also opportunities to collect eye tracking data, emotion recognition data, and simultaneous data from multiple desktop computer users.

Director: Professor Craig Carter

Phone: 480-965-6044