Supply Chain Executives

Professor Stephanie Eckerd

The Risks of Opportunistic and Inadvertent Information Leakages

Stephanie Eckerd, Jerry and Suzanne Ratledge Professor in Supply Chain Management at the Haslam College of Business, reveals her important findings on data leakages in the supply chain.

Professor Lance Saunders

Applying Supply Chain Management Methodology During a Global Pandemic

Meet Lance Saunders, an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, home of the Global Supply Chain Institute. Saunders holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering. His research has been featured in the Journal of Operations Management and Production and Operations Management Journal. In 2020, Saunders helped oversee an effort to advise five major corporations on how to best weather supply chain challenges caused by COVID-19.

SCMS taking integrated business strategy notes

The Role of Integrated Business Planning in Growth Companies

Integrated business planning (IBP) is a process that can deliver efficiency and cost savings to all aspects of a supply chain. While implementing an IBP process may involve structural changes in how business and operations planning is done within an organization, the resulting improvements in supply chain operations are worth the effort.

Professor Chris Craighead

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Next Black Swan Event

Chris Craighead is the Professor in Supply Chain Management at the Haslam College of Business. His research explores strategic supply chain management with a focus on disruptions. In this Q&A, Professor Craighead outlines how to prepare your supply chain for the next “black swan” event.