Zhaohui Wu

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2751 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Affiliated with: 
College of Business
Research/Career Interests: 

Zhaohui Wu is a professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management. He is currently teaching and conducting research on supply networks, environmental management strategy in operations, alternative/sustainable food systems and agricultural cooperatives. 


Sponsored Research

Research Grants: The Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship (2014), National Science Foundation (NSF) 2010; Agriculture of the Middle 2009; AT&T Fellowship of Industrial Ecology 2008; Dissertation Grant, Institute for Supply Management 2001.

Courses Taught: 

BA357: Operations Management;  BA457: Supply Chain Strategy;  BA561: Supply Chain Management;  BA567: Entreprenuership, Innovation and Supply Chain in Environmental Management.

The Sustainable Company (Aarhus, Denmark)


Beyond OSU

Ph.D. Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University, 2003; MBA, Bowling Green State University, 1997;  BA, Xian Foreign Language Institute P.R. China, 1990.

  • Associate Editor: Journal of Supply Chain Management (2015-present)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management, 2017- Associate Editor., Decision Sciences Journal, 2017-
  • Associate Editor: Journal of Operations Management (2007- present)
  • Editorial Review Board: Journal of Supply Chain Management (2007- 2015), Decision Sciences Journal (2006-2008)
  • Track Chair, Production & Operations Management Society Annual Conference, (2011-2013)
  • Associate Program Chair, Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference, (2012, 2014)
  • Coordinator, 2009, 2010 Operation Management Division Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management
  • Advisory Boards: PACCESS (2006-2012), IfWizard (2012-present)
My Publications

Journal Articles

F. Montabon, Pagell, M., and Wu, Z., Making Sustainability Sustainable., Journal of Supply Chain Management, vol. 52, no. 2, 2016.

Z. Wu and Pullman, M., Cultural Embeddedness in Supply Networks, Journal of Operations Management, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 45-58, 2015.

Z. Wu and Choi, T. Y., Triadic Relations in a Game of Pachisi, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 305-312, 2013.

Z. Wu and Pagell, M., Balancing Priorities: Decision-Making in Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Journal of Operations Management, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 577-590, Best Paper Runner up, The Jack Meredith Best Paper Award, JOM 2016., 2011.

M. Pagell and Wu, Z., Building a More Complete Theory of Sustainable Supply Chain Management Using Case Studies of Ten Exemplars, Journal of Supply Chain Management, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 37-56 JSCM Best Paper of the Year; Citation of Excellence Awards for 2013 (Emerald), 2009.

T. Choi and Wu, Z., Taking the Leap from Dyads to Triads: Buyer-Supplier Relationships in Supply Network., Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 263-266, 269-270, 2009.

T. Choi and Wu, Z., Triads in Supply Networks: Theorizing Buyer–Supplier–Supplier Relationships, Journal of Supply Chain Management, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 8-25 JSCM Best Paper Runner-up, 2009.

T. Y. Choi, Wu, Z., Ellram, L. M., and Koka, B., Supplier-Supplier Relationships and Their Implications for Buyer-Supplier Relationships, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 119-130 Best Paper Runner-up, 2002.


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