Academic Director
Professor | Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management|Operations and Information Management
Grainger Professor in Supply Chain Management
5293 Grainger Hall
(608) 265-6083

Biography

Gregory DeCroix is the Grainger Professor in Supply Chain Management in the Department of Operations and Information Management at the Wisconsin School of Business.

His research is in the field of supply chain management, with a specific focus on areas such as managing supply chain disruption risk, utilizing information in supply chain management, and the impact of decentralized decision making on supply chain efficiency.

His research has appeared in numerous publications, including Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, IIE Transactions, Naval Research Logistics, and European Journal of Operational Research. He is an associate editor for Operations Research and a senior editor for Production and Operations Management.

DeCroix received his Ph.D. from Stanford University, and has served on the faculties of Duke University and the University of Washington. He has taught a variety of operations management courses at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels, and currently teaches the full-time MBA elective Supply Chain Analytics, the core Operations Management course in the full-time MBA program, and Operations Strategy in the Executive MBA program.

Research

Selected Accepted Journal Articles

Tong, J. & DeCroix, G. & Song, J. (2018). Modeling payment timing in multiechelon inventory systems with applications to supply chain coordination Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

Selected Published Journal Articles

Bernstein, F. & DeCroix, G. (2015). Advance Demand Information in a Multiproduct System Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

DeCroix, G. (2013). Inventory Management for an Assembly System Subject to Supply Disruptions Management Science

Bernstein, F. & DeCroix, G. & Wang, Y. (2011). Impact of demand aggregation through delayed component allocation in an assemble-to-order system Management Science

DeCroix, G. & Song, J. & Zipkin, P. (2009). Managing an Assemble-to-Order System with Returns Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

Bernstein, F. & DeCroix, G. & Wang, Y. (2007). Incentives and Commonality in a Decentralized Multi-Product Assembly System Operations Research

DeCroix, G. (2006). Optimal Policy for a Multi-Echelon Inventory System with Remanufacturing Operations Research

Bernstein, F. & DeCroix, G. (2006). Inventory Policies in a Decentralized Assembly System Operations Research

DeCroix, G. & Zipkin, P. (2005). Inventory Management for an Assembly System with Product or Component Returns Management Science

DeCroix, G. & Song, J. & Zipkin, P. (2005). A Series System with Returns: Stationary Analysis Operations Research

Teaching

Graduate Courses

Readings & Research (OTM 799), Spring 2016.
Led and advised Amy Vilasdaechanont as she worked on her doctoral research.

Readings & Research (OTM 799), Fall 2016.
Led and advised Amy Vilasdaechanont as she worked on her doctoral research.

Readings and Research (OTM 799), Spring 2012.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2007.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2007.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2007.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2008.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2008.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2008.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2009.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2009.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2009.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2010.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2010.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Operations Management (OTM 700), Spring 2010.
Management of the operations function in manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasizes the coordination of resources to improve cost, quality, and customer service. Topics include materials, capacity, and project management, operations strategy, forecasting, and process design.

Service

Editorial and Reviewing Activities

Operations Research - Since December 2008
Associate Editor

Production and Operations Management - Since December 2007
Associate Editor