Analytical and Empirical

Operations Management

Educating and training scholars who will produce first-rate OM research and who will succeed as faculty members in first-rate universities.

The Ph.D. in Operations Management

Stern's Operations Management (OM) group works on problems in managing operations in today’s economy.

OM research at Stern uses a combination of analytical, empirical, and theory-building methodologies to understand how to design contracts and quality systems for the management of decentralized supply chains; best practices in retailing; revenue management applications; health care operations; call center management; task and workforce scheduling; Internet business models and strategies; and how to forecast new product sales.

Research topics are drawn from several disciplines, including operations research, management and organizational behavior, economics and information systems, and banking and finance.