Academic Research Symposium

 

 

September 19-20, 2020
Academic Research Symposium

Join CSCMP for the 2020 Academic Research Symposium (ARS)

The ARS is an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and discuss and share new research. The ARS is proudly considered the foremost event for research in supply chain management and logistics (SCML). It is an open event, created to bring scholars from all over the world and from all disciplines into the SCML discussion.

The 2020 symposium will embrace research from all areas of business connected to SCML. CSCMP is excited to facilitate such an event, examining the past, present, and future innovations that continue to advance our discipline.

Whether you attend the ARS or the entire EDGE conference, EDGE, and its affiliated events, reflect the unparalleled resources CSCMP offers today and symbolizes our unwavering commitment to supply chain in the future.
 

Agenda

 

Please Note: All events listed are virtual and all times are in Central Daylight Time (CDT). Once you are registered for the event, you will receive links to all sessions.

Saturday, September 19

10:00 am – 10:25 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:30 am - 11:15 am Opening Panel
The Impacts of COVID-19 on SCML Scholarship
Moderator: Bryan Ashenbaum, Miami University
Panelists:
Yemisi Bolumole, Michigan State University
Britta Gammelgard, Copenhagen Business School
Brian Gibson, Auburn University
Russell McCaffery, Broward College
Ted Stank, University of Tennessee
Matt Waller, University of Arkansas
Walter Zinn, The Ohio State University
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Brunch-Style Networking Sessions
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Concurrent Research Panels
Technology in Supply Chain Research
Moderator: Sunny Hasija, PhD Student, The Ohio State University
Panelists:
Randy Bradley, University of Tennessee
Shashank Rao, Auburn University
Ted Stank, University of Tennessee

Research for Change and Impact
Moderator: Iana Shaheen, University of Arkansas
Panelists:
Terry Esper, The Ohio State University
Stan Griffis, Michigan State University
Diane Mollenkopf, University of Canterbury
Hannah Stolze, Wheaton College
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cocktail Hour and Networking

Sunday, September 20

9:15 am – 9:45 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:00 am – 11:00 am Looking Ahead: The Challenges Facing Supply Chain Employers
John Engstrom, Chief Strategy Officer, FreightWaves
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Concurrent Research Discussions I
Theme: COVID-19
Session Chair: John Patrick Paraskevas, Miami University

Consumer Online Buying Decisions During the Peak of COVID-19: A Baseline Study of the Roles of Logistics Customer Service and Social Distancing Beliefs
Kofi Dadzie, Georgia State University
Charlene Dadzie, University of South Alabama
Evelyn Winston, Clark Atlanta University

COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Grocery Shortages: Causes and Supply Chain Recoveries
Daniel Taylor, Alan Pritchard & Dale Duhan – Texas Tech University

Not Your Normal Gameplan – An Exploration of Supply Chain Risk Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic Using Game Theory, Event Theory and Dynamic Capability Theory
Remko van Hoek - University of Arkansas
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Concurrent Research Discussions II
Theme: Micro: Focus on individual characteristics in SCM
Session Chair: Bill Rose, Iowa State University

Inside Out: Overcoming Employees’ Privacy Concerns to Operational Internal Transparency Initiatives. The Significance of Matching Influence Tactics and Work Values
Isidro Liñan, Iowa State University
Henrik Sternberg, Iowa State University
John Saldanha, West Virginia University

You’re Driving Me Crazy! The Impact of Last Mile Delivery Drivers’ Attributes on Customer Outcomes
Nicolò Masorgo, University of Arkansas
Adriana Rossiter Hofer, University of Arkansas
Saif Mir, Lehigh University

Brains Over Brawn: Leveraging Cognitive Agility to Improve Performance
Theodore Stank, University of Tennessee
Anne Dohmen, University of Tennessee
Thomas Goldsby, University of Tennessee
Jason Merrick, Virginia Commonwealth University
Lance Saunders, University of Tennessee
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Concurrent Research Discussions III
Theme: Macro: Supply Chain Impacts
Session Chair: Sebastian Garcia-Dastugue, Florida International University

Using Dynamic Capabilities to Counter Turbulence and Uncertainty: Implications for Firm Performance
Mahesh Srinivasan, The University of Akron
Karthik Iyer, University of Northern Iowa
Prashant Srivastava, Drexel University

Influence of Additive Manufacturing on Supply Chain Characteristics
Himali Patil, University of North Texas
Suman Niranjan, University of North Texas
Arunachalam Naryanan, University of North Texas

Collaborative Innovation Capabilities Critical to SMEs Striving to Join the Automotive Supply Chain: The Case of Aguascalientes, Mexico
Ricardo Valenzuela, Universidad Panamericana
David Menachof, Florida Atlantic University
Angela Espinosa, University of Hull
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Teaching Innovation Sessions
Drive Towards Success: A Case Study
Carole Shook, Sam Silva-Nash, & Kara Patterson, University of Arkansas

Enriching the Student Experience with Industry Data and Analytics Platforms
Brian Sauser, University of North Texas
Will Sehestedt, FreightWaves
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm SIG Research Roundtable Breakouts
  • Buyer-Supplier Relationship Issues
  • Consumer Centric SCM
  • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Healthcare Supply Chain Management
  • Industry Research and Outreach
  • Logistics Services and Outsourcing
  • Retail Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Supply Chain Risk and Resilience
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Strategy
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
 
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Concurrent Research Discussions IV
Theme: Sustainable SCM & Market Volatility
Session Chair: Jessica Robinson, California State University, Long Beach

Exploring Heterogeneous Effect of Sustainable Supply Chain Information Disclosures: A Multi-method Approach
Yanji Duan, University of North Florida
Yiming Zhuang, Iowa State University

Paying for a Green Supply Chain: Understanding the Influence of Sustainable Packaging and Greenwashing on Consumers
Robert Jensen and John Aloysius - University of Arkansas

Assessing the Impact of Market Volatility on Motor-Carrier Failure
Jonathan Phares, University of Arkansas
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Concurrent Research Discussions V
Theme: E-Commerce Supply Chain and Causal Graphs
Session Chair: Henry Jin, Miami University

Exploring Service Triads in E-commerce Retailing
Micah Ward, Simone Peinkofer, Jason Miller, Michigan State University

Better Safe than Sorry?! The Influence of Customers’ Recent Online Shopping Experience on Future Order-Type Decisions
Josephine Harder, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Carl Marcus Wallenburg, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Daniel Taylor, Texas Tech University

Causal Graphs as a Tool in Empirical Logistics and Supply Chain Management Research
Andrew Balthrop, University of Arkansas
Jonathan Phares, University of Arkansas
Alex Scott, Michigan State University
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Teaching Workshop
Teaching with Supply Chain Management Cases
Ted Farris, University of North Texas
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Awards, Acknowledgements and Closing Remarks

Monday, September 21

  Donald J. Bowersox Doctoral Symposium
This event is invite-only for doctoral student participation. All academic members are welcome to join in support of the program and the students attending.
8:00 am – 8:50 am Introduction and Welcome
Terry Esper, The Ohio State University, CSCMP ASC Chair
Haozhe Chen, Iowa State University, Symposium Co-Chair
Adriana Rossiter Hofer, University of Arkansas, Symposium Co-Chair

Opening Joint Keynote by JBL Editors
Listen to current and incoming JBL editors’ discussion on the current and future status of logistics and SCM research.
Tom Goldsby – University of Tennessee
Walter Zinn – The Ohio State University
Glenn Richey – Auburn University
Beth Davis-Sramek – Auburn University
8:50 am – 9:30 am Views from the Deans Suite
Listen and talk to deans from different business schools. Get their insights on various important topics during this uncertain time: business education, supply chain/logistics programs, expectations on faculty, hiring decisions, etc.
Stephen Mangum – University of Tennessee
Sharon Oswald – Mississippi State University
Annette Ranft – Auburn University
David Spalding – Iowa State University
Matt Waller – University of Arkansas
9:30 am – 9:45 am Break
9:45 am – 11:15 am Developing a Practitioner Inspired Research: A Boot Camp
Learn by example. This session aims to provide a short but intensive hands-on training on how to conduct managerially relevant research. Small virtual groups will be formed to identify a research question and develop a research project from a real-life practitioner’s problem. Faculty mentor will demonstrate how this problem became a published academic study!
Sean Wan – The Ohio State University
11:15 am – 1:00 pm Break
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Writing a Publishable Dissertation?
Seek advice on dissertation from seasoned scholars. This session provides discussion on various aspects of dissertation: crafting dissertation topics, selecting and applying research methods, and getting the dissertation published in top journals.
Lisa Ellram – Miami University
Yao (Henry) Jin – Miami University
Jason Miller – Michigan State University
Ted Stank – University of Tennessee
Judy Whipple – Michigan State University
 
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Research Speed-Dating
Talk to and learn from the best. Each participant will attend two 30-minute intimate small-group discussion sessions with experienced scholars on seven selected topics. Groups are assigned based on research interests.
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Job Search Process – Perspectives from Both Sides
– How to find and secure an academic position? (Perspective from recent graduates)
Listen to the tips on job search and application process.
Jessica Darby – Auburn University
Xinyi (Kate) Ren – The Ohio State University

– What Schools are Looking for (Perspective from search committee)
Find out how schools make their hiring decisions.
Chad Autry – University of Tennessee
Yemisi Bolumole – Michigan State University
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Learning from the Giants
Honoring Professor Emeritus Martha Cooper, The Ohio State University
4:30 pm Closing Remarks

Because EDGE and the ARS will be hosted virtually, our registration includes:

  • Registration to the ARS and EDGE for only $75 for academic members
  • Live panel discussions with the supply chain field's top researchers and academics
  • Access to over 40 different educational sessions at the Academic Research Symposium offering the newest and most relevant research in the field of supply chain and logistics
  • Access to more than 95 education sessions at EDGE
  • Access to the Supply Chain Exchange exhibition

Submit Your Research

 

All academic submissions and nominations will be accepted March 1, 2020 – June 5, 2020.  


2020 Academic Research Symposium Call for Papers

All research submissions (papers, abstracts, poster sessions) will be evaluated on originality, clarity, research, design, theoretical and practical contribution. We are especially interested in papers related to supply chain management and its various disciplines, such as logistics and transportation, marketing, operations, and purchasing. Only complete research papers will be considered for the E. Grosvenor Plowman Award, which is awarded for the best research paper of the Academic Research Symposium.

2020 Donald J. Bowersox Doctoral Symposium Nominations

All research submissions (papers, abstracts, poster sessions) will be evaluated on originality, clarity, research, design, theoretical and practical contribution. We are especially interested in papers related to supply chain management and its various disciplines, such as logistics and transportation, marketing, operations, and purchasing. Only complete research papers will be considered for the E. Grosvenor Plowman Award, which is awarded for the best research paper of the Academic Research Symposium.

2020 Doctoral Dissertation Award Submissions

The 2019 Doctoral Dissertation Award (DDA) is open to all who will have completed their doctoral work in a field related to functions within the supply chain between January 1, 2019 and June 1, 2020. If you have already accepted a position at a college or university, you may still apply.

To be considered eligible, candidates MUST be a member of CSCMP and follow the criteria and formatting guidelines and submit a completed application form to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).
 
 

Please note: The Academic Research Symposium is a free event to those registered for CSCMP EDGE.  

Cancellation Policy:

Tickets for ARS and EDGE 2020 Live! are non-refundable due to the nature of the virtual setting. ARS and EDGE 2020 Live! will be available on-demand for 90 days following the close of the event, so you can access at your leisure until December 31, 2020. CSCMP membership fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. No refund will be given for membership fees collected during registration to ARS and EDGE 2020 Live! 

Registration can be transferred to another person if requested in writing by e-mail to conference@cscmp.org no later than September 7, 2020. No substitution is allowed after September 7, 2020.

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