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Sri Talluri

John Hoagland - Richard Metzler Professor in Purchasing and Supply Management
Department: Supply Chain Management
Office:
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N351
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-6430
  • Biography
    Sri Talluri earned the B. S. degree in mechanical engineering in India in 1989, the M. S. degree in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering and the Ph. D. degree in production and operations management from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1992 and 1996, respectively. He is the Hoagland-Metzler Endowed Professor and Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. His research interests are in the areas of supply risk, buyer-supplier relationships and supply contracts, sustainability in supply chains, technology management, and performance evaluation. Sri's methodological expertise lies in the areas of optimization methods (deterministic and stochastic models), game theory, empirical methods (statistical models), and data envelopment analysis. He has more than 100 journal publications in a variety of top-tier academic journals including the IIE Transactions, Decision Sciences, Production and Operations Management Journal, Journal of Operations Management, International Journal of Production Research, European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and has presented papers in various national and international conferences. Sri has over 12,000 citations of his work and an h-index of 52. 

    In journal articles published in 2013, 2015, and 2020, Sri was ranked as a top 20 (rank # 17) researcher worldwide in terms of the impact of his work in the domain of data envelopment analysis (Liu, J.S., Lu, Y. Y., Lu, W.M., and Lin, B.J. Data envelopment analysis 1978-2010: A citation-based literature survey, OMEGA, 41, pp. 3-15, 2013), top 1% researcher worldwide in the area of operations management based on publications in elite journals (Shang, G., Saladin, B., Fry, T., and Donohue, J. Twenty-Six Years of Operations Management Research (1985 - 2010): Authorship Patterns and Research Constituents in Eleven Top Rated Journals, International Journal of Production Research, 53(20), pp. 6161 - 6197, 2015), and top 1% management scholar globally based on citations and impact in a study conducted by Stanford University researchers (Bass, J., Boyack, K., and Ioannids, J. P. A. Updated Science-Wide Author Databases of Standardized Citation Indicators, PLOS Journal, 2020, DOI: 10.17632/btchxktzyw.2), respectively. Sri has delivered invited presentations at various countries that include Australia, United Kingdom, Spain, India, France, Portugal, United Arab Emirates, China, Germany, Denmark,  Belgium, Italy,  Peru, New Zealand, Finland, and Switzerland. His research is funded by companies and organizations such as Dow Chemical, Lear Corporation, CIBER, McNeil Healthcare, and Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies (CAPS). His consulting experience includes a variety of companies in the area of supply chain optimization, which include SAP, Chrysler, ArcBest, Johnson and Johnson, Accenture, and Dash Optimization.

    Dr. Talluri was designated as a Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) in 2019.  He is one of the 116 fellows of DSI over the 50-year rich history of the organization. Sri received the 2021 IEOM Society's Distinguished Professor Award in recognition and appreciation of his contributions to industrial engineering and operations management profession.  He was also a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics for the year 2016-2017, and currently holds the position of Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia.  He was the recipient of the Dean's Research Excellence Award in 2019, and John D. and Dortha J. Withrow Endowed Emerging Scholar Award for outstanding scholarly contributions in 2004. Sri currently serves as the Co-Editor in Chief of the Decision Sciences Journal.  He was the past Department Editor at the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and a member of various editorial boards at top-tier journals.  He served as the Conference Chair for the 47th Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Track Chair for Supply Chain Management at the 14th and 16th Annual Production and Operations Management Conferences, and the Track Chair for Sourcing Management for the 18th Annual POMS Conference. He has also served as a plenary and keynote speaker at several international conferences.  In addition, he was the Associate Executive Director for POMS from 2006-2009. He is a member of honor societies, such as Alpha Pi Mu & Phi Kappa Phi, and professional organizations, which include the DSI, the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), and the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS).

    Professor Talluri has more than 20 years of teaching experience and has taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of supply chain management, operations management, operations research/management science, and statistics.

    Sri's hobbies include Tennis (rating: 4.5), Chess, and Bridge. He was the past champion at the MAC Tennis League.
  • Publications
    Article
    Xin, M., Talluri, S., Ferguson, M., and Tiwari, S. (2022). Strategic Production and Responsible Sourcing Decisions under Emissions Trading Scheme, European Journal of Operational Research (forthcoming).
    Article
    Kraude, R., Narayanan, S. and Talluri, S. (2022). Evaluating
    the Performance of Supply Chain Risk Mitigation Strategies using Network Data
    Envelopment Analysis", European Journal of Operational
    Research (forthcoming; equal contribution by second and third authors). 
    Article
    Hosseinifard, Z., Shao, L., and Talluri, S. (2022). Service
    Level Agreement with Dynamic Inventory Policy: The Effect of Performance Review
    Period and Incentive Structure, Decision Sciences (forthcoming).
    Article
    Yang, C-H., Ma, X., Talluri, S., Ivanov, D. (2022). Exact Solutions for Optimal
    Core Acquisition and Remanufacturing Decision with Discreet Core Quality
    Grades, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (forthcoming). 
    Article
    Yoon, J., Choi, J., Song, J.M., and Talluri, S. (2022). Joint Sustainability Development in a Supply Chain, Decision Sciences (forthcoming).
    Article
    Yildiz, H., Talluri, S., Xie, X., Yoon, J., Wassick, J., and Qiu, P. (2022). Multivariate Process
    Control Methods for Evaluating and Monitoring Distribution Network
    Efficiency.  International
    Journal of Production Research (forthcoming). 
    Article
    DuHadway, S., Talluri, S., Ho, W., and Buckoff, T. (2022). Light in Dark Places: The Hidden World of Supply Chain Fraud, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (forthcoming). 
    Article
    Lin, J. Ma, X., Talluri, S., and Yang, C.H. (2021). Retail Channel
    Management Decisions under Collusion, European Journal of Operational Research, 294(2), pp. 700-710.
    Article
    Yang, H., Zhuo, W., Shao, L. and Talluri, S. (2021). Mean-Variance Analysis of
    Wholesale Price Contracts with a Capital-Constrained Retailer, European Journal of Operational Research, 294(2), 525-542.
    Article
    Pournader, M., Kach, A, and Talluri, S. (2020).  A Review of the Existing and Emerging Topics in the Supply Chain Risk Management Literature, Decision Sciences, 51(4), pp. 867-919.
    Article
    Dreyfus, D., Nair, A., and Talluri, S. (2020). The Impact of Chain Organization Size on Efficiency and Quality of Affiliated Facilities – Implications for Multi-Unit Organizational Forms, Production and Operations Management Journal, 29(7), pp. 1605-1623. 
    Article
    Tao, J., Shao, L., Guan, Z., Ho, W., and Talluri, S. (2020). Incorporating Risk Aversion and Fairness Considerations into Procurement and Distribution Decisions in a Supply Chain, International Journal of Production Research, 58(7), pp. 1950-1967.
    Article
    Yoon, J., Talluri, S., Yildiz, H., and Sheu, C. (2020). The Value of Blockchain Technology Implementation in International Trades under Demand Volatility Risk, International Journal of Production Research, 58(7), pp. 2163-2183.  
    Article
    Yoon, J., Talluri, S., Rosales, C. (2020). Procurement Decisions and Information Sharing under Multi-tier Disruption Risk in a Supply Chain, International Journal of Production Research, 58(5), pp. 1362-1383. 
    Article
    Lu, G., Koufteros, X., Talluri, S., and Hult, GTM. (2019). Deployment of Supply Chain Security Practices: Antecedents and Consequences, Decision Sciences, 50(3), pp. 459-497. 
    Article
    Jahani, H., Abbasi, B., and Talluri, S. (2019). Supply Chain Network Design: A Technical Note on Optimizing Financial Performance", Decision Sciences, 50(6), pp. 1319-1353. 
    Article
    Yang, C.H., Ma, X., and Talluri, S. (2019). Optimal Acquisition Decision in a Remanufacturing System with Partial Yield Information, International Journal of Production Research, 57(6), pp. 1624-1644.  
    Article
    Yang, C.H., Ma, X., Ho, W., and Talluri, S. (2019). Optimal Robust Ordering
    Quantity for a New Product Under Environmental Constraints, IEEE Transactions on Engineering
    Management, 57(6), pp. 1624-1644.
    Article
    Yoon, J., Talluri, S., Yildiz, H., and Ho, W. (2018). Models for Supplier Selection and Risk Mitigation: A Holistic Approach, International Journal of Production Research, 56(10), pp. 3636-3661. 
    Article
    Yoon, J., Rosales, C., and Talluri, S. (2018). Inter-Firm Partnerships – Strategic Alliances in the Pharmaceutical Industry, International Journal of Production Research, 56(1/2), pp. 862-881.
    Article
    Ma, X., Ho, W., Ji, P., and Talluri, S. (2018). Coordinated Pricing Analysis with the Carbon Tax Scheme in a Supply Chain, Decision Sciences, 49(5), pp. 863-900.
    Article
    Ma, X., Ho, W., Ji, P., and Talluri, S. (2018). Contract Design with Information Asymmetry in a Supply Chain under an Emissions Trading Mechanism, Decision Sciences, 49:1, pp.121-153 (This paper received the 2018 Most Significant Contribution Award from Decision Sciences Journal; This paper is the most cited paper in Decision Sciences Journal for 2018-2019). 
    Article
    Mizgier, K.J., Pasia, J.M., and Talluri, S. (2017). Multi-Objective Capital Allocation for Supplier Development under Risk, International Journal of Production Research, 55:18, pp. 5243-5258.
    Article
    Yoon, J., Yildiz, H., Talluri, S. (2016). Risk Management Strategies in Transportation Capacity Decisions: An Analytical Approach, Journal of Business Logistics, 37:4, pp. 364-381.
    Article
    Yildiz, H., Yoon, J., Talluri, S., and Ho, W. (2016). Reliable Supply Chain Network Design, Decision Sciences, 47:4, pp. 661-698.
    Article
    Mogre, R., Talluri, S., and D'Amico, F. (2016). A Decision Framework to Mitigate Supply Chain Risks: An Application in the Offshore Wind Energy Industry, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 63:3, pp. 316-325.
    Article
    Chung, W., Talluri, S., and Narasimhan, R. (2015). Optimal Pricing and Inventory Strategies over Multiple Price Markdowns over Time. European Journal of Operational Research, 243:1, pp. 130-141.
    Article
    Kaki, A., Salo, A., and Talluri, S. (2015). Disruptions in Supply Networks: A Probabilistic Risk Assessment Approach, Journal of Business Logistics, 36:3, pp. 273-287.
    Article
    Mahapatra, S., Pal, R., Hult, G. T. M., and Talluri, S. (2015). Assessment of Proactive Environmental Initiatives: Evaluation of Efficiency Based on Interval-scale Data, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 62:2, pp. 280-293.
    Article
    Kaki, A., Liesiö, J., Salo, A., and Talluri, S. (2015) "Newsvendor Decisions Under Supply Uncertainty, International Journal of Production Research, 53:5, pp. 1544-1560.
    Article
    Ho, W., Zheng, T., Yildiz, H., and Talluri, S. (2015). Supply Chain Risk Management: A Literature Review, International Journal of Production Research, 53:16, pp. 5031-5069.
    Article
    Kaki, A., Salo, A., and Talluri, S. (2014). Scenario-Based Modeling of Interdependent Demand and Supply Uncertainties, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 61:1, pp. 101-113.
    Article
    Chung, W., Talluri, S., and Narasimhan, R. (2014). Quantity Flexibility Contract in the Presence of Discount Incentive, Decision Sciences, 45:1, pp. 49-79.
    Article
    Narayanan, S., Swaminathan, J.M., and Talluri, S. (2014). Knowledge Diversity, Turnover, and Team Performance: An Empirical Analysis. Production and Operations Management Journal, 23:8, pp. 1332-1351 (author names in alphabetical order).
    Article
    Schoenherr, T., Modi, S. B., Talluri, S., and Hult, G. T. M. (2014). Antecedents and Performance Outcomes of Strategic Environmental Sourcing: An Investigation of Resource-Based Process and Contingency Effects, Journal of Business Logistics, 35:3, pp. 172-190.
    Article
    Feng, B., Yao, T., Jiang, B., and Talluri, S. (2014). How to Motivate Vendor’s RFID Adoption Beyond Mandate? A Retailer’s Perspective, International Journal of Production Research, 52:7, pp. 2173-2193.
    Article
    Talluri, S., Kull, T,J., Yildiz, H., and Yoon, J. (2013). Assessing the Efficiency of Risk Mitigation Strategies in Supply Chains, Journal of Business Logistics, 34:4, pp. 253-268.
    Article
    Elango, B., Talluri, S., and Hult, G.T. (2013). Understanding Drivers of Risk-Adjusted Performance for Service Firms with International Operations. Decision Sciences, 44:4, pp. 755-783
    Article
    Schoenherr, T., and Talluri, S. (2013). Environmental Sustainability Initiatives: A Comparative Analysis of Plant Efficiencies in Europe and U.S. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 60:2, pp. 353-365.
    Article
    Talluri, S., Kim, M. K., and Schoenherr, T. (2013). The Relationship Between Operating Efficiency and Service Quality: Are They Compatible?. International Journal of Production Research, 51:8, pp. 2548-2567.
    Article
    Talluri, S., Decampos, H., and Hult, G.T. (2013). Supplier Rationalization: A Sourcing Decision Model. Decision Sciences, 44:1, pp. 57-86.
    Article
    Chung, W., Narasimhan, R., and Talluri, S. (2012). The Role of Schedule Mismatch in Ending Inventory Decisions in the Presence of Price Cuts. Journal of Business Logistics, 33:4, pp. 262-277.
    Article
    Chung, W., Talluri, S., and Narasimhan, R. (2011). Price Markdown Scheme in a Multi-Echelon Supply Chain. European Journal of Operational Research, 215:3, pp. 569-581.
    Article
    Jiang, B., Talluri, S., Yao, T., and Moon, Y. (2010). Breaking the Winner"™s Curse in Outsourcing. Decision Sciences. 41: 3. pp. 573-594.
    Article
    Chung, W., Talluri, S., and Narasimhan, R. (2010). Flexibility or Discount? Sourcing Decisions with Two Suppliers. Decision Sciences. 41: 3. pp. 623-650.
    Article
    Yao, T., Jiang, B., Young, S., and Talluri, S. (2010). Outsourcing Timing, Contract Selection, and Negotiation. International Journal of Production Research. 48: 2. pp. 305-326.
    Article
    Talluri, S., Narasimhan, R., and Chung, W. (2010). Manufacturer Cooperation and Supplier Development under Risk. European Journal of Operational Research. 207: 1. pp. 165-173.
    Article
    Talluri, S., and Lee, Y.J. (2010). Optimal Supply Contract Selection. International Journal of Production Research. 48: 24. pp. 7303-7320.
    Article
    Narasimhan, R., and Talluri, S. (2009). Perspectives on Risk Management in Supply Chains. Journal of Operations Management. 27: 2. pp. 114-118.
    Article
    Kull, T. and Talluri, S. (2008). A Supply-Risk Reduction Model Using Integrated Multi-Criteria Decision Making. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 55: 3. pp. 409-419.
    Article
    Talluri, S., Narasimhan, R., and Viswanathan, S. (2007). Information Technologies for Procurement Decisions: A Decision Support System for Multi-Attribute E-Reverse Auctions. International Journal of Production Research. 45: 11. pp. 2615-2628.
    Article
    Talluri, S., Chung, W., and Narasimhan, R. (2006). An Optimization Model for Phased Supplier Integration into E-Procurement Systems. IIE Transactions. 38: 5. pp. 389-399.
    Article
    Jiang, B., Talluri, S., and Calantone, R. (2008). Determinants of Interoutsourcing: An Analytical Approach. Decision Sciences. 39: 1. pp. 65-84.
    Article
    Swink, M., Talluri, S., and Pandejpong, T. (2006). Faster, Better, Cheaper: A Study of NPD Project Efficiency and Performance Tradeoffs. Journal of Operations Management. 24: 5. pp. 542-562.
    Article
    Narasimhan, R., Talluri, S., and Mahapatra, S. (2006). Multi-Product, Multi-Criteria Model for Supplier Selection with Product Life Cycle Considerations. Decision Sciences. 37: 4. pp. 577-603.
    Article
    Talluri, S., and Narasimhan, R. (2004). A Methodology for Strategic Sourcing. European Journal of Operational Research (This paper is ranked 15 in highly requested papers in EJOR from April 2002-April 2004 with 1,255 requests). 154: 1. pp. 236-250 .
    Article
    Das, A., Narasimhan, R., Talluri, S. (2006). Supplier Integration- Finding an Optimal Configuration. Journal of Operations Management. 24: 5. pp. 563-582.
    Article
    Talluri, S., and Narasimhan, R. (2005). A Methodology for Supply Base Optimization. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 52: 1. pp. 130-139.
    Article
    Narasimhan, R., Talluri, S., Sarkis, J., and Ross, A. (2005). Efficient Service Location Design in Government Services: A Decision Support System Framework. Journal of Operations Management. 23: 2. pp. 163-178.
    Article
    Narsimhan, R., Talluri, S., and Das, A. (2004). Exploring Flexibility and Execution Competencies of Manufacturing Firms. Journal of Operations Management. 22: 1. pp. 91-106.
    Article
    Sundarraj, R. P., and Talluri, S. (2003). A Multi-Period Optimization Model for Procurement of Component-Based Enterprise Information Technologies. European Journal of Operational Research. 146: 2. pp. 111-123.
    Article
    Talluri, S., Vickery, S. K., and Droge, C. L. (2003). Transmuting Performance on Manufacturing Dimensions into Business Performance: An Exploratory Analysis of Efficiency. International Journal of Production Research. 41: 10. pp. 2107-2123.
    Article
    Talluri, S., and Narasimhan, R. (2003). Vendor Evaluation with Performance Variability: A Max-Min Approach. European Journal of Operational Research. 146: 3. pp. 543-552.
    Article
    Talluri, S., and Baker, R.C. (2002). A Multi-Phase Mathematical Programming Approach for Effective Supply Chain Design. European Journal of Operational Research (This paper is ranked 21 in highly requested papers in EJOR from April 2002-April 2004 with 1,114 requests). 141: 3. pp. 546-560.
    Article
    Talluri, S. (2002). A Buyer-Seller Game Model for Selection and Negotiation of Purchasing Bids. European Journal of Operational Research. 143: 1. pp. 171-180.
    Article
    Talluri, S., and Sarkis, J. (2002). A Methodology for Monitoring System Performance. International Journal of Production Research. 40: 7. pp. 1567-1582.
    Article
    Talluri, S., and Sarkis, J. (2002). A Model for Performance Monitoring of Suppliers. International Journal of Production Research. 40: 16. pp.4257-4269.
    Article
    Talluri, S. (2002). Single Price System Model for Optimal Decisions in Capital Equipment Purchasing. International Journal of Production Research. 40: 4. pp.1003-1016.
    Article
    Talluri, S., Whiteside, M.W., and Seipel, S.J. (2000). A Nonparametric Stochastic Procedure for FMS Evaluation. European Journal of Operational Research. 124: 3. pp. 528-538.
    Article
    Sarkis, J., and Talluri, S. (1999). A Decision Model for Evaluation of Flexible Manufacturing Systems in the Presence of Both Cardinal and Ordinal Factors. International Journal of Production Research. 37: 13. pp. 2927-2938.
    Article
    Talluri, S., and Sarkis, J. (1997). Extensions in Efficiency Measurement of Alternate Machine Component Grouping Solutions. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 44: 3. pp. 299-304.
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  • Courses
    • SCM 917: Applied Mathematical Programming (Doctoral Course)
  • Awards
    • Outstanding Senior Editor Award
      Awarded by the Decision Sciences Journal for Outstanding Editorial Contributions and Thought Leadership, 2016
    • Fulbright Hanken Distinguished Chair Award
      Selected as a Fulbright Hanken Distinguished Chair based on scholarly impact, 2016-2018
    • Withrow Endowed Scholar Award
      Awarded for outstanding scholarly contributions, 2004
  • Media Mentions

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