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Terry Taylor

Terry Taylor

Milton W. Terrill Chair in Business Administration and Associate Professor
Haas Operations and Information Technology Management Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: By appointment , F579
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Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


BS, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
PhD, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University

Positions Held

At Haas since 2007

2011 - present, Milton W. Terrill Chair in Business Administration and Associate Professor, Haas School of Business

2007 - 2011, Associate Professor, Haas School of Business

2006 - 2007, Visiting Associate Professor, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College

2005 - 2007, Barbara and Meyer Feldberg Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
2004 - 2005, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
2001 - 2004, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University 
2000 - 2001, Director of Research, Global Supply Chain Management Forum, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
1994 - 1996, Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company

External Service and Assignments

  • Associate Editor for Management Science
  • Associate Editor for Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
  • Associate Editor for Operations Research
  • Departmental Editor for Production and Operations Management
  • Executive Vice President and President Elect, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Society

Current Research and Interests

  • Social responsibility in operations management
  • Economics of operations management
  • Supply chain management
  • Marketing-operations interface

Selected Papers and Publications

  • "Supplier Evasion of a Buyer’s Audit: Implications for Motivating Supplier Social and Environmental Responsibility." with E. Plambeck (2015) Forthcoming in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.
  • "Testing by Competitors in Enforcement of Product Standards" with E. Plambeck (2015) Working Paper.
  • "The Effects of Climate Policy on Facility Location, Production and Shipping" with O. Islegen and E. Plambeck (2015) Working Paper.
  • “Donor Product-Subsidies to Increase Consumption: Implications of Consumer Awareness and Profit-Maximizing Intermediaries” with W. Xiao (2014) Working Paper.
  • "On the Value of Input-Efficiency, Capacity-Efficiency, and the Flexibility to Rebalance Them" with E. Plambeck Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 15, no. 4 (2013): 630-639.
  • "Does a Manufacturer Benefit from Selling to a Better-Forecasting Retailer?" with W. Xiao Management Science 56, no. 9 (2010): 1548-1598.
  • "Incentives for Retailer Forecasting: Rebates versus Returns" with W. Xiao Management Science 55, no. 10 (2009): 1654-1669.
  • "Product Line Design and Production Technology" with S. Netessine Marketing Science 26, no. 1 (2007): 101-117.
  • "Supply Chain Relationships and Contracts: The Impact of Repeated Interaction on Capacity Investment and Procurement" with E. Plambeck Management Science 53, no. 10 (2007): 1577-1593.
  • "Implications of Breach Remedy and Renegotiation Design for Innovation and Capacity" with E. Plambeck Management Science 53, no. 12 (2007): 1859-1872.
  • "Partnership in a Dynamic Production System with Unobservable Actions and Noncontractible Output" with E. Plambeck Management Science 52, no. 10 (2006): 1509-1527.


  • Operations Management, MBA 204A

Honors and Awards

  • Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow, Haas School of Business, 2010 - 2011 and 2013 - present
  • Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009, 2011
  • Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award, 2005 
  • Columbia Business School Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence in a Core Course, 2003

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