Associate Professor, Decision Science and PhD Committee



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Education Qualifications                                                                                                             

  • Ph.D., Technology and Operations Management, INSEAD, 2006
  • M.S., Management Science and Engineering, Peking University, 2002
  • B.S., Applied Mathematics, Beijing Jiaotong University, 1999


Academic and Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, NUS Business School, 01/2011 - present
  • Assistant Professor, NUS Business School, 09/2006 - 12/2010


Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Managing Cost Salience and Procrastination in Projects: Compensation and Team Composition, with K. Ramachandran and V. Krishnan, Production and Operations Management, 2013 Forthcoming
  • Distributional and Peer-induced Fairness in Supply Chain Contract Design, with T-H. Ho and X. Su, Production and Operations Management, 2013 Forthcoming
  • Status and Relationship in Social Dilemma Situations of Teams, with C. Loch and G. Ahmad, Journal of Operations Management, 2011 Vol. 29, Issues 7-8
  • A Model of Fair Process and Its Limits, with C. Loch, L. Van der Heyden, Manufacturing &Service Operations Management, 2008 Vol. 10, No. 4
  • Social Preferences and Supply Chain Performance: An Experimental Study, with C. Loch, Management Science, 2008 Vol. 54, No. 11
  • Behavioral Operations Management, with C. Loch, Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management, 2007 Vol. 1 : No. 3
  • Dynamic Pricing Strategies with Reference Effects, with I. Popescu, Operations Research, 2007 Vol. 55, No. 3
  • Selection Procedures with Frequentist Expected Opportunity Cost Bounds, with S. Chick, Operations Research, 2005 Vol. 53, No. 5


Editorial Work On Journal

  • Opportunities for Research in Behavioral Operations Management, with Xiaobo Zhao and Xiande Zhao, International Journal of Production Economics, 2013 Vol. 142, No. 1


Working Papers

  • Harmony in Competition: On Preferences for Contratual Forms in Supply Chains, with L. Lu, 2012
  • Meeting Project Deadlines under Uncertainty - When (and How) to Encourage Help?, with P. Crama and F. Sting, 2013


Membership And Professional Activities

  • Senior Editor for Production and Operations Management (2013-)
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Production and Operations Management (2009-)
  • Guest Editor for International Journal of Production Economics (2011)
  • Reviewer for Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management
  • INFORMS member


Consultation and Executive Experience 

  • NUS Business School Executive Education - General Management Program
  • NUS Business School Executive Education - Customized Programs


Research Interests                                                                                                                        

  • Behavioral Operations Management



  • BMC5003 Judgment and Decision Making (APEX-C EMBA course)
  • BMA5101 Judgment and Decision Making for Policy Makers
  • BMA5255 Management Decision Making (MBA elective)
  • DSC4211D Managerial Decision Analysis (BBA elective)