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Steve Gilbert


Department:     Information, Risk & Operations Management

Additional Titles:     Eddy Clark Scurlock Centennial Chair in Business

Industry Areas:     Automobile Industry, Public Policy, Semiconductors, Telecommunication

Research Areas:     Supply Chain Management

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Professional Awards

Meritorious Service Award for Associate Editors from Management Science



M&SOM Meritorius Service Award



Yixuan Liu, Xiaofang Wang, Stephen Gilbert, and Guoming Lai. Jan/Feb 2023. On the Participation, Competition and Welfare at Customer-Intensive Discretionary Service Platforms. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 25(1): 218-234.

Abhishek Roy, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Guoming Lai.  September-October 2022. The Implications of Strategic Inventory for Short-term vs. Long-Term Supply Contracts in Non-Exclusive Reselling Environments. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 24(5): 2629-2647.

Parshuram Hotkar and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2021. Supplier Encroachment in a Non-exclusive Reselling Channel. Management Science 67(9), 5821-5837.


Haoying Sun and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2019. Retail Price Competition with Product Fit Uncertainty and Assortment Selection. Production and Operations Management 28(7), 1658-1673.


Abhishek Roy, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Guoming Lai. 2019. The Implications of Visibility on the Use of Strategic Inventory in a Supply Chain. Management Science 65(4), 1752-1767.


Liwen Chen and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2016. Product Line Extensions and Technology Licensing with a Strategic Supplier. Production and Operations Management 25(6), 1121-1146.


Sreekumar R. Bhaskaran and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2015. Implications of Channel Structure and Operational Mode Upon a Manufacturer's Durability Choice. Production and Operations Management 24(7), 1071-1085.


Stephen M. Gilbert, Guoming Lai, and Zhuoxin Li. 2015. Supplier Encroachment as an Enhancement or a Hindrance to Nonlinear Pricing. Production and Operations Management 24(1), 89-109.


Stephen M. Gilbert, Ramandeep S. Randhawa, and Haoying Sun. 2014. Optimal Per-Use Rentals and Sales of Durable Products and Their Distinct Roles in Price Discrimination. Production and Operations Management 23(3), 393-404.


Zhuoxin Li, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Guoming Lai. 2014. Supplier Encroachment Under Asymmetric Information. Management Science 60(2), 449-462.


Liwen Chen, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Xiaohui Xu. 2012. The Role of Revenue-Focused Managerial Performance Measures in Supply Chain Coordination. Production and Operations Management 21(5), 814-832.


Stephen M. Gilbert and Sreelata Jonnalagedda. 2011. Durable Products, Time Inconsistency, and Lock-in. Management Science 57(9), 1655 - 1670.


Liwen Chen, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Yusen Xia. 2011. Private Labels: Facilitators or Impediments to Supply Chain Coordination. Decision Sciences 42(3), 689-720.


Sreekumar Bhaskaran and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2009. Implications of Channel Structure for Leasing or Selling Durable Goods. Marketing Science 28(5), 918-934.


Zhang, Xiaohong, Ou, Jihong, and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2008. Coordination of Stocking Decisions in an Assemble-to-Order Environment. European Journal of Operational Research 189, 540-558.


Burnetas, Apostolos, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Smith, Craig E. 2007. Quantity discounts in single-period supply contracts with asymmetric demand information. IIE Transactions 39, 465-479.


Stephen M. Gilbert, Xia, Yusen, and Gang Yu. 2007. Strategic Effects of a Merger upon Supplier Interactions. Naval Research Logistics 54 N. 2, 162-175.


Xia, Yusen and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2007. Strategic interactions between channel structure and demand enhancing services. European Journal of Operational Research 181, 252-265.


Stephen M. Gilbert, Xia, Yusen, and Gang Yu. 2006. Strategic Outsourcing for Competing OEMs that Cost Reduction Opportunities. IIE Transactions 38, N. 11, 903-915.


Nair, Sreekumar and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2005. Selling and Leasing Strategies for Durable Goods with Complementary Products. Management Science 51, N. 8, 1278-1290.


Golany, B, Stephen M. Gilbert, Y. Xia, M.S. Yang, and Gang Yu. 2004. Real Time Disruption Management in a Two-Stage Production and Inventory System. IIE Transactions 36, N.1, 1-15.


Stephen M. Gilbert and Viswanath Cvsa. 2003. Strategic Commitment to Price to Stimulate Downstream Innovation in a Supply Chain. European Journal of Operational Research 150, 617-639.


Craig Smith, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Apostolos Burnetas. 2002. Partial Quick Response Policies in a Supply Chain, in Supply Chain Management: Models, Applications, and Research Directions, J. Guenes, P.M. Pardalos, and H.E. Romeijin, eds. Kluwer Academic Press.


Viswanath Cvsa and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2002. Strategic Commitment Versus Postponement in a Two-Tier Supply Chain. European Journal of Operational Research 141, 526-543.


Apostolos Burnetas and Stephen M. Gilbert. 2001. Future Capacity Procurements Under Unknown Demand and Increasing Costs. Management Science 47, 979-992.


Stephen M. Gilbert. 2000. Coordination of Pricing and Multi-Period Production Across Multiple Constant Priced Goods. Management Science46, 1602-1616.


Ronald H. Ballou, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Ashok Mukherjee. 2000. New Managerial Challenges from Supply Chain Opportunities. Industrial Marketing Management 29, 7-18.


Stephen M. Gilbert. 1999. Coordination of Pricing and Production Planning for Constant Priced Goods. European Journal of Operational Research 114, 330-337.


Stephen M. Gilbert and Ronald H. Ballou. 1999. Supply Chain Benefits from Advanced Customer Commitments. Journal of Operations Management 18, 61-73.


Stephen M. Gilbert and Hena Montesinos-Bar. 1999. The Value of Observing the Condition of a Deteriorating Machine. Naval Research Logistics 46, 790-808.


Stephen M. Gilbert and Z. Kevin Weng. 1998. Incentive Effects Favor Non-Consolidating Queues in a Service System: The Principal-Agent Perspective. Management Science 44, 1662-1669.


Emmons Hamilton and Stephen M. Gilbert. 1998. The Role of Returns Policies in Pricing and Inventory Decisions for Catalogue Goods. Management Science 44, 276-283.


Mian Aka, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Peter Ritchken. 1997. Joint Inventory/Replacement Policies for Parallel Machines. IIE Transactions 29, 441-450.


Gabriel Bitran and Stephen M. Gilbert. 1996. Managing Hotel Reservations with Uncertain Arrivals. Operations Research 44, 35-49.


Gabriel R. Bitran, Stephen M. Gilbert, and Thin Yin Leong. 1995. Hotel Sales and Reservations Planning, in The Service Productivity and Quality Challenge, Patrick Harker, ed. Kluwer Academic Press.


Stephen M. Gilbert and Hamilton Emmons. 1995. Managing a Deteriorating Process in a Batch Production Environment. IIE Transactions 27, 233-243.


Gabriel Bitran and Stephen M. Gilbert. 1994. Co-Production Processes with Random Yields in the Semi-Conductor Industry. Operations Research 42, 476-491.


Gabriel R. Bitran, Sriram Dasu, and Stephen M. Gilbert. 1993. Multi-Product Co-Production in Manufacturing and Services, in Perspectives in Operations Management: Essays in Honor of Elwood S. Buffa, R. Sarin, ed. Kluwer Academic Press.


Gabriel Bitran and Stephen M. Gilbert. 1990. Sequencing Production on Parallel Machines with Two Magnitudes of Sequence Dependent Setup Cost. Journal of Manufacturing and Operations Management 3, 24-52.