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Thomas Choi is Harold E. Fearon Chair of Purchasing Management at W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. He leads the study of the upstream side of supply chains, where a buying company interfaces with many suppliers organised in various forms of networks. Thomas Choi is also Visiting Professor of Supply Chain Management at Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University.
He has published in the Academy of Management Executive, Decision Sciences, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management and others. He has co-authored two trade books on purchasing and supply management. Choi is executive director of CAPS Research, a joint venture between Arizona State University and the Institute for Supply Management. He also co-directs the Complex Adaptive Supply Networks Research Accelerator, a research group made up of scholars from around the world interested in supply networks and complexity. He has consulted with numerous corporations including LG Electronics, Toyota, Volvo, and U.S. Department of Energy. He served as co-EIC for the Journal of Operations Management from 2011 to 2014. In 2012, he was recognised as the Distinguished Operations Management Scholar by the OM Division at the Academy of Management.
- LG Electronics
- U.S. Department of Energy
Articles In Journals
- Giannoccaro I, Nair A & Choi TY (2018) The Impact of Control and Complexity on Supply Network Performance: an Empirically Informed Investigation using NK Simulation Analysis (In Print), Decision Sciences.
- Kauffman S, Pathak S, Sen PK & Choi TY (2018) Jury Rigging and Supply Network Design: Evolutionary Tinkering in the Presence of Unknown-Unknowns, Journal of Supply Chain Management, 54 (1) 51-63.
- Rogers D, Leuschner R & Choi TY (2016) The Rise of Fintech in Supply Chains, Harvard Business Review.
- Kim Y & Choi TY (2015) Deep, sticky, transient, and gracious: an expanded buyer-supplier relationship typology, Journal of Supply Chain Management, 51 (3) 61-86.
- Choi TY & Shi SZ (2015) Hidden Suppliers can make or break your Operations, Harvard Business Review.
- Bhakoo V & Choi TY (2013) The iron cage exposed: institutional pressures and heterogeneity across the healthcare supply chain, Journal of Operations Management, 31 (6) 432-449.
- Bastl M, Johnson M & Choi T (2013) Who is Seeking Whom? Coalition Behaviour of a Weaker Player in Buyer-Supplier Relationships, Journal of Supply Chain Management, 49 (1) 8-28.
- Mena C, Humphries A & Choi TY (2013) Towards a Theory of Multi-tier Supply Chain Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, 49 (2) 58-77.
- Choi TY & Linton T (2011) Don't let your Supply Chain Control your Business, Harvard Business Review.
- Villena V, Revilla E & Choi TY (2011) The dark side of buyer-supplier relationships: a social capital perspective, Journal of Operations Management, 29 (6) 561-576.
- Kim Y, Choi TY, Yan T & Dooley K (2011) Structural investigation of supply networks: a social network analysis approach, Journal of Operations Management, 29 (3) 194-211.
- Wu Y, Choi TY, Yan T & Dooley K (2010) Supplier-supplier relationships in buyer-supplier-supplier Triads: implications for supplier performance, Journal of Operations Management, 28 (2) 115-123.
- Choi TY & Wu Z (2009) Triads in Supply Networks: Theorizing Buyer-Supplier-Supplier Relationships, Journal of Supply Chain Management, 45 (1) 8-25.
- Choi TY & Krause DR (2006) The supply base and its complexity: implications for transaction costs, risks, responsiveness, and innovation, Journal of Operations Management, 24 (5) 637-652.
- Rossetti C & Choi TY (2005) On the dark side of strategic sourcing experiences from the aerospace Industry, Academy of Management Executive, 19 (1) 46-60.
- Liker J & Choi TY (2004) Building deep supplier relationships, Harvard Business Review.
- Choi TY, Dooley K & Rungtusanatham M (2001) Supply networks and complex adaptive systems: control versus emergence, Journal of Operations Management, 19 (3) 351-366.
- Bastl M, Johnson M & Choi TY (2010) Triads in supply networks: A coalition theory perspective.. In: 17th International Annual EurOMA Conference, Porto, 6 June 2010.