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(Last Updated: Dec 20, 2021 16:47)

Hirofumi Matsuo

Department of Business Economics

Professor, Director of Institute for International Strategy

hmatsuo@tiu.ac.jp


Education

  1. 1984 Ph.D. - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  2. 1979 M.E. - Department of Applied Mathematics and Physics, Kyoto University
  3. 1977 B.A. - Department of Applied Mathematics and Physics, Kyoto University

Teaching and Research Interests:

Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Service Operations Management, Production Planning and Scheduling

Academic Appointments/Professional Experience

2021-

Professor, Tokyo International University

2020-2021

Professor, Okayama Shoka University

2004-2020

Professor, Kobe University

1999-2004

Professor, University of Tsukuba

1995-1999

Professor, University of Texas at Austin

1989-1995

Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin

1984-1989

Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin

Fellowship & Grants

2017-2021,
2013-2016,
2010-2012,
2002-2004,
2000-2001

JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)

1997-1999

Fred H. Moore Centennial Professorship in International Management

1988-2020

Global Research Fellow, IC2 Institute, University of Texas at Austin

Selected Publications/Conference Papers

“Putting Supply Chain Resilience Theory into Practice,” forthcoming in Management and Business Review. (coauthored with M. A. Cohen, S. Cui, S. Doetsch, R. Ernst, A. Huchzermeier, P. Kouvelis, H. L. Lee, A. A. Tsay)

Benchmarking Global Production Sourcing Decisions: Where and Why Firms Offshore and Reshore,” Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2018, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 389-402. (coauthored with M. A. Cohen, S. Cui, R. Ernst, A. Huchzermeier, P. Kouvelis, H. L. Lee, M. Steuber, A. A. Tsay)

“The Effect of Risk Aversion on Distribution Channel Contracts: Implications for Return Policies,” International Journal of Production Economics, 2016, Vol. 176, pp. 29-40. (coauthored with S. Ohmura )

“Implications of the Tohoku Earthquake for Toyota’s coordination mechanism: Supply chain disruption of automotive semiconductors,” International Journal of Production Economics, 2015, Vol. 161, pp. 217-227.

“Horizontal Coordinating Contracts in the Semiconductor Industry,” European Journal of Operational Research, 2014, Vol. 237, pp.887-897. (coauthored with X. Wu, P. Kouvelis, H. Sano )

“Horizontal Capacity Coordination for Risk Management and Flexibility: Pay ex ante or Commit a Fraction of ex post Demand?” Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2013, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 458-472. (coauthored with X. Wu, P. Kouvelis )

“Measuring Changes in Quality Management: An Empirical Analysis of Japanese Manufacturing Companies,” Total Quality Management and Business Excellence, 2009, Vol.20, No. 12, 1337-1374. (coauthored with R. Arauz, H. Suzuki )

“Innovating Innovation: The Case of Seven-Eleven Japan,” International Commerce Review: ECR Journal, 2007, Vol. 7, No. 2, 104-114. (coauthored with S. Ogawa )

“ECR: a ‘fresh’ look from Japan,” ECR Journal, 2002, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 17-27. (coauthored with Y. Takeda )

“Human Resource Planning in Knowledge-Intensive Operations: A Model for Learning with Stochastic Turnover,” European Journal of Operational Research, 2001, Vol. 130, No. 1, pp. 169-189. (coauthored with S. K. Bordoloi )

“A Mini-Line Approach for Pull Production,” European Journal of Operational Research, 2000, Vol. 125, No. 2, pp. 340-358. (coauthored with R. Ahmadi )

“Flexibility, Adaptability, and Efficiency in Manufacturing Systems,” Production and Operations Management, 1999, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 133-150. (coauthored with S.K. Bordoloi, W.W. Cooper )

“Repetitive Testing Strategies When the Testing Process is Imperfect,” Management Science, 1998, Vol. 44, No. 10, 1367-1378. (coauthored with J. Ding, B.S. Greenberg )

“Product Growth Models for Medium-Term Forecasting of Short Life Cycle Products,” Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 1998, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 169-196. (coauthored with A.A. Kurawarwala )

“Control Policy for a Manufacturing System with Random Yield and Rework,” Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 1997, Vol.95, No. 1, 149-175. (coauthored with L. Gong )

“Forecasting and Inventory Management of Short Life Cycle Products,” Operations Research, 1996, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 131-150. (coauthored with A.A. Kurawarwala )

“Component Fixture Positioning/Sequencing for Printed Circuit Board Assembly with Concurrent Operations,” Operations Research, 1995, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 444-457. (coauthored with J. Ahmadi, R. Ahmadi, D. Tirupati )

“Two-Stage Perishable Inventory Models,” Management Science, 1993, Vol. 39, No. 5, pp. 633-649. (coauthored with C. Goh, B. S. Greenberg )

“Perishable Inventory Systems with Batch Demand and Arrivals,” Operations Research Letters, 1993, Vol. 39, No. 5, pp. 633-649. (coauthored with C. Goh, B.S. Greenberg )

“A Crane Scheduling Problem in a Computer Integrated Manufacturing Environment,” Management Science, 1991, Vol. 37, No. 5, 587-606. (coauthored with J. S. Shang, R. S. Sullivan )

“The Line Segmentation Problem,” Operations Research, 1991, Vol. 39, No. 1, 42-55. (coauthored with R. Ahmadi )

“A Stochastic Sequencing Problem for Style Goods with Forecast Revisions and Hierarchical Structure,” Management Science, 1990, Vol. 36, No. 3, 332-347.

“A Bottleneck-Based Beam Search for Job Scheduling in a Flexible Manufacturing System,” International Journal of Production Research, 1989, Vol. 27, No. 11, pp. 1949-1961. (coauthored with Y. Chang, R. S. Sullivan )

“A Knowledge-Based System for Stacker Crane Control in a Manufacturing Environment,” IEEE Trans. on Syst., Man and Cybern, 1989, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 932-945. (coauthored with J. S. Shang, R. S. Sullivan )

“A Controlled Search Simulated Annealing Method for the Single Machine Weighted Tardiness Problem,” Annals of Operations Research, 1989, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 85-108. (coauthored with C. Suh, R. S. Sullivan )

“The Weighted Total Tardiness Problem with Fixed Shipping Times and Overtime Utilization,” Operations Research, 1988, Vol. 36, No. 2, PP. 293-307.

“Production Planning of Style Goods with High Setup Costs and Forecast Revisions,” Operations Research, 1986, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 226-236. (coauthored with G. R. Bitran, E. A. Haas )

“The Multi-Item Capacitated Lot Size Problem: Error Bounds of Manne's Formulations,” Management Science, 1986, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 350-359. (coauthored with G. R. Bitran )

“Approximation Formulations for the Single Product Capacitated Lot Size Problem,” Operations Research, 1986, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 63-74. (coauthored with G. R. Bitran )

“Multi-Plant MRP,” Journal of Operations Management, 1985, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 183-203. (coauthored with G. R. Bitran, D. M Marieni, J. W. Noonan )

Institute for International Strategy

https://www.tiu.ac.jp/iis/members/matsuo.html