Associate Professor, Operations Management

Profile

Associate Professor Gal Raz teaches Operations and Supply Chain Management at Ivey. He received his Ph.D. in business and a master's degree focusing on public policy from Stanford University. His research centres on supply-chain management and sustainable operations, with a special focus on pricing, remanufacturing, innovation and government environmental regulations. His research and work has been published in academic journals such as Management Science, Production and Operations Management (POM) and IEEE Transactions, and business magazines such as Strategy and Business and the Washington Post. He serves on the editorial board of POM and as a referee for Management Science, Operations Research, and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (M&SOM).

Throughout his career, Professor Raz has been involved in leadership roles in professional organizations. From 2007 to 2009, he served as the president of the Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) at INFORMS and received the INFORMS Moving Spirit Service Award for his work with JFIG. In 2010, he was the co-chair of the SCM M&SOM SIG conference in Israel, and in 2012 co-chaired POM's sustainable operations college mini-conference in Chicago. Professor Raz is the current president of POM's sustainable operations college, a member of POM' s board, and the VP of Meetings for M&SOM. Raz was involved in numerous consulting projects with many companies on topics relating to supply-chain management, innovation and sustainable operations in Australia, the United States and Israel.

Prior to joining the Ivey, he was on the faculty of the Darden Graduate School of Business at UVA and the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney. He also taught in several other schools such as Kellogg School of Management, and IDC and the Technion in Israel.

Teaching

  • Operations Management, HBA Core
  • Operations Management, EMBA Core

Education

  • PHD, Operations, Informations and Technology, Stanford University
  • M.S., Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
  • B. Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management, Israel Institute of Technology

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Kraft, T., Raz, G., (forthcoming), "Collaborate or Compete: Examining Manufacturers' Replacement Strategies for a Substance of Concern", Production and Operations Management.
  • Raz, G., Ovchinnikov, A., Blass, V., (forthcoming), "Economic, Environmental and Social Impact of Remanufacturing in a Competitive Setting", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.
  • Raz, G., Ovchinnikov, A., 2015, "Coordinating Pricing and Supply of Public Interest Goods Using Rebates and Subsidies", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, February 62(1): 65 - 79.
  • Ovchinnikov, A., Blass, V., Raz, G., 2014, "Economic and Environmental Assessment of Remanufacturing Strategies for Product-Service Firms", Production and Operations Management, September/October 23(5): 744 - 761.
  • Raz, G., Druehl, C.T., Blass, V., 2013, "Design for the Environment – Life Cycle Approach Using a Newsvendor Model", Production and Operations Management, July/August 22(4): 940 - 957.
  • Ozer, O., Raz, G., 2011, "Supply Chain Sourcing Under Asymmetric Information", Production and Operations Management, January/February 20(1): 92 - 115.

Honours & Awards

  • Ivey Business School Research Merit Award (2015 – 2016)
  • INFORMS Case Competition Winner (“Eastman Tritan” Case), 2013
  • INFORMS “Moving Sprit” Service Award, 2009
  • INFORMS Young Practitioner Connection, 2009

Experience

  • Associate Professor of Business, Darden Graduate School of Business (2007 - 2015)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (2014)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Israel Institute of Technology (2010)
  • Senior Lecturer, Australian Graduate School of Management (2006-2007)
  • Lecturer, Australian Graduate School of Management (2002-2006)

Research/Course Development

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability
  • Supply Chain Contracting and Negotiation
  • Environmental Regulation
  • Joint Pricing and Quantity Decisions