Global Operations

The Global Operations track focuses on managerial perspectives on global operations as well as global perspectives on operations management, e.g. comparative studies on operations in different parts of the world. Key areas of interest within this track include (but are not limited to):

  • Design and management of global operations
  • Digitalization and global operations
  • Global operations strategy
  • Global perspectives on operations management – comparing regions
  • Interfaces with marketing, finance, R&D, product development, engineering, supply chains
  • Managing multi-plant networks
  • Managing surveys of global operations
  • National culture and global operations
  • Rightshoring – balancing offshoring and backshoring
  • Rightsourcing – balancing outsourcing and insourcing
  • Servitization and global operations
  • Sustainability and global operations

Important Dates:

05/30/2018    Full Paper Submissions Deadline

06/15/2018    Papers Abstracts Submission Deadline

06/15/2018    Panels Proposals Deadline

07/01/2018    Authors Notified of Paper Acceptance Decision

09/01/2018    Full Paper Revisions Resubmission

09/15/2018    Conference Registration Deadline

Sarah Wu
Track Chair, Global Operations
2018 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute