Associate Dean - Indianapolis
Kelley School of Business
Roger W. Schmenner is the Richard M. and Myra Louise Buskirk Professor of Manufacturing Management as well as the Associate Dean - Indianapolis Programs at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.
Professor Schmenner's research
interests within the field include manufacturing strategy, factory productivity, and manufacturing and service operations location.
has written over 100 published articles, book chapters, and cases including some that have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review
, Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Production and Operations Management
, International Journal of Operations and Production Management
, Quarterly Journal of Economics
, Journal of Urban Economics
, and a number of others.
Schmenner's book, Making Business Location Decisions (Prentice Hall, 1982), is a compendium of much of his
stream of research on industry location.
has authored three textbooks: Production/Operations Management: From the Inside Out (Prentice-Hall, 5th edition, 1993), Plant and Service Tours in Operations Management (Prentice-Hall, 5th edition, 1998), and Service Operations Management (Prentice-Hall, 1995).
He was the editor of the casebook, Cases in Production/ Operations Management (Macmillan, 1986).
has a diverse range of consulting and corporate teaching experience, involving over 80 companies, several industry groups, and more than a dozen federal, state, and local government agencies or departments.
He has served the Kelley School of Business as a department chairman and as the Co-Director of the School's federally funded CIBER (Center for International Business Education and Research).
Schmenner holds an A.B. degree from Princeton University (1969) and a Ph.D. from Yale University (1973), both in economics.