Associate Professor, Operations Management

  • Director, PhD Program

Profile

Prior to his arrival as a new faculty at Ivey, Stephan Vachon spent five years at HEC Montreal where he became an Associate Professor and Director of the Department of Logistics and Operations Management. Besides teaching in different degree programs at HEC Montreal, he was involved in executive programs offered to Doosan Corporation (South Korea), North China Grid Company (China), Institute of Product Development (Canada), and China Yangtzee Power Co. (China). Stephan was also a faculty member at Clarkson University (New York, USA) and was involved in the Clarkson's MBA and executive (EGOM) programs. His research interests include supply chain management, environmental management, and energy management.

Teaching

  • PHD
  • EMBA
  • HBA

Programs Taught

  • HBA
  • MSc
  • PhD

Education

  • PhD, Western University
  • MSc, Université de Montréal
  • BSc, Université de Montréal

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Vachon, S., Hajmohammad, S., 2016, "Supply Chain Uncertainty and Environmental Management", Asian Journal of Sustainability and Social Responsibility, December 1.
  • Hajmohammad, S., Vachon, S., 2016, "Mitigation, Avoidance, or Acceptance? Managing Supplier Sustainability Risk", Journal of Supply Chain Management, April 52(2): 48 - 65.
  • Gualandris, J., Klassen, R.D., Vachon, S., Kalchschmidt, M., 2015, "Sustainable evaluation and verification in supply chains: Aligning and leveraging accountability to stakeholders", Journal of Operations Management, July 38: 1 - 13.
  • Hajmohammad, S., Vachon, S., 2014, "Safety Culture: A Catalyst for Sustainable Development", Journal of Business Ethics, August 123(2): 263 - 281.
  • Vachon, S., Hajmohammad, S., Patry, K. , 2013, "Returns management in a business-to-business context: its impact on customer satisfaction", International Journal of Integrated Supply Management 8(4): 173 - 192.
  • Hajmohammad, S., Vachon, S., Klassen, R.D., Gavronski, I., 2013, "Lean Management and Supply Management: Their Role in Green Practices and Performance", Journal of Cleaner Production, January 39: 312 - 320.
  • Gavronski, I., Klassen, R.D., Vachon, S., Nascimento, L.F.M., 2012, "A Learning and Knowledge Approach to Sustainable Operations", International Journal of Production Economics, November 140(1): 183 - 192.
  • Thoumy, M., Vachon, S., 2012, "Environmental Projects and Financial Performance: Exploring the Impact of Projects' Context and Characteristics", International Journal of Production Economics, November 140(1): 28 - 34.
  • Gavronski, I., Klassen, R.D., Vachon, S., Nascimento, L.F.M., 2011, "A Resource-Based View of Green Supply Management", Transportation Research Part E - Logistics and Transportation Review, November 47(6): 872 - 885.
  • Vachon, S., 2010, "International Operations and Sustainable Development: Should National Culture Matter?", Sustainable Development, November/December 18(6): 350 - 361.
  • Vachon, S., Halley, A., Beaulieu, M., 2009, "Aligning Completitive Priorities in the Supply Chain: The Role of Interactions with Suppliers", International Journal of Operations and Production Management 29(4): 332 - 340.
  • Vachon, S., Mao, Z., 2008, "Linking Supply Chain Strength to Sustainable Development: A Country-Level Analysis", Journal of Cleaner Production, October 16(15): 1552 - 1560.
  • Vachon, S., Klassen, R.D., 2008, "Environmental Management and Manufacturing Performance: The Role of Collaboration in the Supply Chain", International Journal of Production Economics, February 111(2): 299 - 315.
  • Vachon, S., 2007, "Green Supply Chain Practices and the Selection of Environmental Technologies", International Journal of Production Research, September/October 45(18/19): 4357 - 4379.
  • Vachon, S., Klassen, R.D., 2007, "Supply Chain Management and Environmental Technologies: The Role of Integration", International Journal of Production Research, January 45(2): 401 - 423.

Experience

  • Associate Professor, HEC Montreal (2009-2011)
  • Assistant Professor, HEC Montreal (2006-2009)
  • Assistant Professor, Clarkson University (2003-2006)
  • Consultant, KPMG Consulting (1996-1998)
  • Economist, Groupe Cartier (1995-1996)