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Yemisi Bolumole

Associate Professor
Department: Supply Chain Management
Office:
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N321
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-6401
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    Professor Bolumole is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. Prior to joining MSU, she was an Associate Professor of Logistics at the University of North Florida, where she served as the Director of the Transportation and Logistics Flagship Program. Her primary teaching interests include logistics systems design/analysis, global logistics, and supply chain management.

    Dr. Bolumole received her Ph.D. in Logistics & Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom. Her doctoral thesis won the best PhD dissertation award. She also holds a Master of Science in Energy Conservation and the Environment from Cranfield University and a Master of Arts in Business and Management from the University of East London. Prior to joining academia, Professor Bolumole worked in the oil/gas and 3PL sectors in the areas of Operations Management and Business Development.

    Her research program has generated over 30 publications, including including a best paper award in the Journal of Business Logistics. Her refereed journal articles have been published in the Journal of Business Logistics, Transportation Journal, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, International Journal of Production Research, OR Insight, the International Journal of Logistics Management, and the Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, as well as book chapters, numerous conference proceedings, and other publications.

    Professor Bolumole is an active member of the professional community, including leadership appointments in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and APICS. She is currently serving as the Chair of APICS' CLTD - logistics certification exam committee. She is an active speaker at sundry professional, executive, and academic meetings. In addition to her academic teaching and research interests, Dr. Bolumole is a certified SAP solutions architect and consultant.
  • Publications
    Article
    Muir, William, Miller, Jason W., Stanley Griffis, Yemisi A. Bolumole, and Matthew A. Schwieterman (forthcoming), Strategic Purity and Efficiency in the Motor Carrier Industry: A Multi-Year Panel Investigation. Manuscript accepted on 1/15/2019 at Journal of Business Logistics.
    Article
    Patricia J. Daugherty, Yemisi A. Bolumole, and Scott J. Grawe (2019), The New Age of Customer Impatience:  An    Agenda for Reawakening Logistics Customer Service Research, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management; Volume 49, Issue 1: 4-32.
    Article
    Yemisi A. Bolumole, David J. Closs and Fredrick Rodammer (2015), The Economic Development Role of Regional Logistics Hubs: A Cross-Country Study of Inter-Organizational Governance Models, Journal of Business Logistics; Volume 36, Number 2: 182-198.
    Winner of the 2016 Bernard J. LaLonde Best Paper Award
    Article
    Yemisi A. Bolumole, Scott J. Grawe, and Patricia J. Daugherty (2016), Customer Service Responsiveness in Logistics Outsourcing Contracts: The Influence of Job Autonomy and Role Clarity among On-site Representatives, Transportation Journal; Volume 55, Number 2: 124-148.
    Article
    Yemisi A. Bolumole, Roger J. Calantone, Anthony C. DiBenedetto and Steven A. Melnyk (2015), New Product Development in New Ventures: The Quest for Resources, International Journal of Production Research; Volume 53, Issue 8: 2506-2523.    
    Article
    David J. Closs and Yemisi A. Bolumole (2015), Transportation's Role in Economic Development and Regional Supply Chain Hubs, Transportation Journal; Volume 54, Number 1: 33-54.
    Article
    David J. Closs, Yemisi A. Bolumole and Fredrick Rodammer (2014), Supply Chain Opportunities for Regional Economic Development, Transportation Journal; Volume 53, Number 4: 453-498.
    Article
    Coleman, B. Jay, Yemisi A. Bolumole, and Robert Frankel (2012), Benchmarking Individual Publication Productivity in Logistics, Transportation Journal; Volume 51, Number 2: 164-196.
    Article
    Cantor, David E., Yemisi Bolumole, B. Jay Coleman and Robert Frankel (2010), An Examination of Trends and Impact of Authorship Collaboration in Logistics Research, Journal of Business Logistics; Volume 31, Number 1: 197-215
    Article
    Frankel, Robert, Yemisi A. Bolumole, Reham A. Eltantawy, Antony Paulraj and Gregory T. Gundlach (2008), The Domain and Scope of SCM"™s Foundational Disciplines "“ Insights and Issues to Advance Research, Journal of Business Logistics Special Issue, Vol. 29, No. 1: 1-30
    Article
    Coleman, B. Jay, Yemisi A. Bolumole, and Robert Frankel (2008), Optimizing Career Day in Three Seconds, OR Insight, Volume 21, Issue 2
    Article
    Bolumole, Yemisi A., Robert Frankel and Dag Naslund (2007), Developing a Theoretical Framework for Logistics Outsourcing, Transportation Journal; Volume 46, Issue 2: 35-54
    Article
    Gundlach, Gregory T., Yemisi A. Bolumole, Reham A. Eltantawy and Robert Frankel (2006), The Changing Landscape of Supply Chain Management, Marketing Channels of Distribution, Logistics and Purchasing: Implications for Scholarship and Consequences for Practice. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing; Volume 21, Number 7: 428-438
    Article
    Frankel Robert, Dag Naslund, and Yemisi Bolumole (2005), The "White Space" of Logistics Research: A Look at the Role of Methods Usage. Journal of Business Logistics; Volume 26, Number 2: 185-210
    Article
    Shawnee Vickery, Yemisi A. Bolumole, Roger J. Calantone and Matthew Castel (2015), The Effects of Product Architecture on Launch Speed, International Journal of Production Research; Volume 53, Issue 17: 5369-5381.
    Article
    Bolumole, Yemisi A., A. Michael Knemeyer, and Douglas M. Lambert (2003), The Customer Service Management Process. The International Journal of Logistics Management; Volume 14, Number 2: 15-31
    Article
    Bolumole, Yemisi A. (2003), Evaluating the Supply Chain Role of Logistics Providers. The International Journal of Logistics Management; Volume 14, Number 2: 93-107
    Article
    Bolumole, Yemisi A. (2001), The Supply Chain Role of Third-Party Logistics Providers. The International Journal of Logistics Management; Volume 12, Number 2: 87-102
    Technical Report
    Christopher, Martin, Alan McKinnon, John Sharp, Richard Wilding, Helen Peck, Paul Chapman, Uta Jüttner, and Yemisi Bolumole (2002) Supply Chain Vulnerability, Final Report on behalf of Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions (DTLR), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Home Office. Cranfield: Cranfield University School of Management
    In proceedings
    Bolumole, Yemisi and Steven A. Melnyk (2013), The Antecedents and Resource Implications of Administrative Innovation Persistence: A View from Outsourcing Supply Chain Orchestration, research paper accepted for presentation at the 23rd Annual North American Research Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, March 14-15, 2013. Phoenix/Chandler, Arizona
    In proceedings
    Bolumole, Yemisi and Robert Frankel (2007), Supply Chain Management in the Paper & Plastics Industry: Company Challenges, Cost of Sales, The Perfect Customer Experience, and Options for "˜Going to Market"™, Accepted for presentation at the 4th Annual Industrial Distribution Educators Association (IDEA) Conference (Federation of Business Disciplines Conference)
    In proceedings
    Bolumole, Yemisi A., Reham A. Eltantawy, and Antony Paulraj (2007), Barriers to Effective Supplier Relationship Management Implementation, Working Paper accepted for presentation at the 18th Annual North American Research/Teaching Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, March 29-31, 2007. Tempe, Arizon
    In proceedings
    Naslund, Dag, Robert Frankel and Yemisi Bolumole (2004), Systems Theory Applications for Supply Chain Management: Development of a Measurement Structure. Conference for Performance and Risk Management: Operations, Logistics and Supply Chains; Milan, Italy: 247-260
    In proceedings
    Bolumole, Yemisi (1999), Logistics Outsourcing: The Supply Chain Role of Third-Party Service Providers. Presented and published in Conference Proceedings for the 3rd Annual Conference of the Logistics Research Network (LRN), Newcastle UK
    In proceedings
    Bolumole, Yemisi A. (1998), An Analysis of Supply Chain Management for Effective Purchasing and Distribution: A Perspective from the Forecourt". Conference Proceedings, the EDAMBA Summer School, Toulouse, France
    Book
    Bolumole, Yemisi A., A. Michael Knemeyer, and Douglas M. Lambert (2006), "The Customer Service Management Process", in Supply Chain Management: Processes, Partnerships, Performance (2nd ed.), Douglas M. Lambert (ed). The Supply Chain Management Institute, FL
    Book
    Bolumole, Yemisi A. (2004), "Distributing Products and Services: An Introduction to Logistics Management", in Business to the Point, M. T. (Lou) Alabassi (ed). Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co. Dubuque, Iowa
    Book
    Bolumole, Yemisi A., A. Michael Knemeyer, and Douglas M. Lambert (2004), "The Customer Service Management Process", Supply Chain Management: Processes, Partnerships, Performance, Douglas M. Lambert (ed). The Supply Chain Management Institute, FL
    In proceedings
    Robert Wiedmer, Yemisi A. Bolumole, and Judith M. Whipple (2014), Client-3PL Relationships: How Expectations & Asymmetry affect Mutual Satisfaction, abstract accepted and presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), November 22-25, 2014. Tampa, FL.
    In proceedings
    Steve A. Melnyk, Yemisi A. Bolumole, Mathew Castel, and Roger Calantone (2014), Pursuing the Outsourcing Decision Despite Failure: How Escalation and Structure Play a Role, research abstract accepted and presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), November 22-25, 2014. Tampa, FL.
    In proceedings
    Robert Wiedmer, Yemisi A. Bolumole, and Judith M. Whipple (2014), Client-3PL Relationships: How Expectations & Asymmetry affect Mutual Satisfaction, extended research abstract accepted and presented at the 2014 Presented at the Annual Educators’ Conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), September 21, 2014. San Antonio, TX
    In proceedings
    Yemisi A. Bolumole, Roger J. Calantone and Yanhui Zhao (2014), New Product Development Resource Combinations in New Ventures – Substitutes and Complements, research paper accepted and presented at the 2014 Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference of the American Marketing Association (AMA), August 1-3, 2013. San Francisco, CA
    In proceedings
    Yemisi A. Bolumole, David J. Closs and Fredrick Rodammer (2014), The Economic Development Impact of Supply Chain Regional Hubs: A Cross-Country Study of Inter-Organizational Governance and Implementation Models, research paper accepted and presented at the 2014 European Research Seminar, April 28-29, 2014, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Courses
    • SCM 373: Logistics and Transportation Management
    • SCM 876: Logistics Operations Methods and Systems
    • SCM 827: Supply Chain Logistics
    • SCM 854: Integrated Logistics Systems

Related News:

Faculty Awards and Publications 
Michigan State University Supply Chain Management professors are renowned practitioners and educators.
SCM Faculty Recognized at CSCMP 
Three SCM faculty members were recognized for excellence in the supply chain management profession at the conference.
Professor's Research Published in Transportation Journal 
Dr. Bolumole and Dr. Daugherty's research will appear in Transportation Journal, Vol. 55, No. 2, 2016.
Professor Bolumole Uses Virtual Software in the Classroom 
Professor Yemisi Bolumole is using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure software in the classroom.
Virtual labs open up possibilities 
An assistant professor in supply chain management found a way to bring her lab to her students—virtually.