research interests: information technology and business strategy, information technology and financial markets, making the decision to invest in strategic information technology ventures, managing the risk of strategic information technology implementations, risk-reward tradeoffs in outsourcing and off-shoring, strategic implications of electronic commerce for channel power and profitability
OPIM faculty place high priority on research and this is evident from the set of working papers and publications over the past five years. Much of the research in the department represents a blend of theory and application with increased emphasis on using actual problems as motivating forces. Research Centers with leadership form OPIM faculty have undertaken interdisciplinary research projects that involve students and faculty from other departments and Penn. For information on principal research activities by faculty and details on research publications see our working papers database. For information about research center participation, see Fishman Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management and the Risk Management and Decision Processes Center.