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  • Devalkar, S. K., M. G. Sohoni, and P. Arora (2017). Ex-post funding: How should a resource-constrained non-profit organization allocate its initial funds? Production and Operations Management 26(6) 1035-1055

  • Atasu, A., 2017. “Operational Perspectives on Extended Producer Responsibility,” conditionally accepted, Journal of Industrial Ecology

  • Kovach, J., A. Atasu, S. Banerjee. 2017. “Sales Force Compensation for Remanufactured Products,” forthcoming, Production and Operations Management. (Finalist - Informs ENRE 2013 Best Student Paper Competition).

  • Alev, I., X. Huang, A. Atasu, B. Toktay. 2016. “A Case Discussion on Market-Based Extended Producer Responsibility: The Minnesota Electronics Recycling Act?” forthcoming, Journal of Industrial Ecology

  • Gui, L., A. Atasu, O. Ergun, B. Toktay. 2017. “Design Incentives under Collective Extended Producer Responsibility: A Network Perspective,” forthcoming, Management Science

  • Atasu, A., B. Toktay, W.M. Yeo, C. Zhang. 2016.”Effective Medical Surplus Recovery,” Production and Operations Management, 26:6, pp: 1142-1162

  • Agrawal, V., A. Atasu, S. Ulku. 2016. “Modularly Upgradable Electronics: Barriers for Adoption,” Journal of Industrial Ecology, 20:5, pp: 1018-1024.

  • Gui, L., A. Atasu, O. Ergun, B. Toktay. 2016. “Efficient Implementation of Collective Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation ,” Management Science, 62:4, pp: 1098-1123.

  • Agrawal, V., A. Atasu, K. Van Ittersum. 2015. “Remanufacturing, Third Party Competition, and the Perceived Value of New Products,” Management Science, 61:1, pp: 60-72.

  • Lifset, R., A. Atasu, N. Tojo, 2013.”Extended Producer Responsibility: National, International, and Practical Perspectives,” Journal of Industrial Ecology, 17:2, pp: 162-166.

  • Gui, L., A. Atasu., O. Ergun, B. Toktay. 2013. “Implementing Extended Producer Responsibility: A Multi-Stakeholder Analysis,” Journal of Industrial Ecology, 17:2, pp: 262-276

  • Atasu, A., B. Toktay, L. N. Van Wassenhove. 2013. “How Collection Cost Structure Drives Manufacturer’s Reverse Channel Choice,” Production and Operations Management, 22:5, pp: 1089-1102.

  • Atasu, A., G. C. Souza. 2013. “How does Product Recovery Affect Quality Choice?” Production and Operations Management, 22:4, pp: 991-1010.

  • Atasu, A., Ö. Özdemir, L.N. Van Wassenhove. 2013. “Stakeholder Perspectives under E-Waste Take-Back Legislation,” Production and Operations Management, 22:2, pp: 382-396

  • Atasu, A., R. Subramanian. 2012. “Extended Producer Responsibility for E-Waste: Individual or Collective Responsibility?” Production and Operations Management, 21:6, pp: 1042-1059.

  • DescriptionWang, T., A. Atasu, M. Kurtuluş. 2012. “A Multi-Ordering Newsvendor Model with Dynamic Forecast Evolution,” Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 14:3, pp: 472-484.

  • Atasu, A., L. Van Wassenhove. 2012. “An Operations Perspective on Product Take-Back Legislation for E-Waste: Practice, Trends and Research Needs,” Production and Operations Management, 21:3, pp: 407-422.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, Manpreet Hora, Karthik Ramachandran, “Towards Building Multidisciplinary Knowledge of Management of Technology…,” Production and Operations Management, Special Issue on Management of Technology, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2017, 567-578.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, Manpreet Hora, Karthik Ramachandran, “Process Capabilities and Leveraging Advances in Science and Technology,” Routledge Companion to Prod & Opns. Manag., edited by M.K. Starr and S.K. Gupta, Taylor & Francis Group, NY, 2017, 197-213

  • Ozkan-Seely, Gulru, Cheryl Gaimon, Stylianos Kavadias, “Dynamic Knowledge Transfer and Knowledge Development for Product and Process Design Teams,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2015, 177-190.

  • Xiao, Wenli, Cheryl Gaimon, “The Effect of Learning and Integration Investment on Manufacturing Outsourcing Decisions: A Game Theoretic Approach,” POM, Special Issue on Operations Integration, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2013, 1576-1592.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, Jennifer Bailey, “Knowledge Management for the Entrepreneurial Firm,” Production and Operations Management, Special Issue on Operations Entrepreneurship, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2013, 1429-1438.

  • Erat, Sanjiv, Stylianos Kavadias, Cheryl Gaimon, “The Pitfalls of Subsystem Integration: When Less is More,” Management Science, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2013, 659-676.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, Gulru Ozkan, Karen Napoleon, "Dynamic Resource Capabilities: Managing Workforce Knowledge with a Technology Upgrade," Organization Science, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2011, 1560-1578

  • Chao, Raul, Stylianos Kavadias, Cheryl Gaimon, "Revenue Driven Resource Allocation and Effective NPD Portfolio Management," Management Science, Vol. 55, No. 9, 2009, 1556-1569.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, "The Management of Technology: A Production and Operations Management Perspective" Production and Operations Management, Special Issue on Management of Technology, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2008, 1-11.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, Alysse Morton, "Investment in Changeover Flexibility for Early Entry in High Tech Markets," Production and Operations Management, Special Issue on High Tech Production and Operations Management, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2005, 159-174.

  • Napoleon, Karen, Cheryl Gaimon, "The Creation of Output and Quality in Services: A Framework to Analyze Information Technology-Worker Systems," POM, Special Issue on "Service Strategy and Technology Applications," Vol. 13, No. 3, 2004, 245-259.

  • Carrillo, Janice, Cheryl Gaimon, "Managing Knowledge-Based Resource Capabilities Under Uncertainty," Management Science, Volume 50, No. 11, 2004, 1504-1518.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, Robert Burgess, "Analysis of Lead Time and Learning for Capacity Expansions," Production & Operations Management, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2003, 128-140.

  • Napoleon, Karen, Cheryl Gaimon, "The Creation of Output and Quality in Services: A Framework to Analyze Information Technology-Worker Systems," POM., Special Issue "Service Strategy & Technology Applications," Vol. 13, No. 3, 2004, 245-259

  • Carrillo, Janice, Cheryl Gaimon, "Improving Manufacturing Performance Through Process Change and Knowledge Creation," Management Science, Volume 46, No. 2, 2000, 265-288.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, "Planning Information Technology - Knowledge Worker Systems," Management Science, Volume 43, No. 9, 1997, 1308-1328.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, "Subcontracting Versus Capacity Expansion and the Impact on the Pricing of Services," Naval Research Logistics, Volume 41, No. 7, 1994, 875-892.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, "Dynamic Game Results on the Acquisition of New Technology," Operations Research, Volume 37, Number 3, May-June 1989, 410-425.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, "The Optimal Acquisition of New Technology and Its Impact on Dynamic Pricing Policies," Studies in Management Science and Systems, B. Lev, Editor, Volume 13, 1986, 187-206.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, "Optimal Inventory, Backlogging, and Machine Loading in a Serial, Multi-Stage, Multi-Period Production Environment," International Journal of Production Research, Volume 24, 1986, 647-662.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, "The Optimal Acquisition of Automation to Enhance the Productivity of Labor," Management Science, Volume 31, 1985, 1175-1190.

  • Gaimon, Cheryl, "The Acquisition of Automation Subject to Diminishing Returns," IIE Transactions, Volume 17, 1985, 147-156. (Also, one of two research articles featured in Advanced Manufacturing Technology, November, 1985 issue.)

  • Gaimon, Cheryl and Gerald L. Thompson, "A Distributed Parameter Cohort Personnel Planning Model Using Cross-Sectional Data," Management Science, Volume 30, 1984, 750-764.

  • Bellos, I., Ferguson, M. and L.B. Toktay, “The Car Sharing Economy: Interaction of Business Model Choice and Product Line Design,” M&SOM, 19:2 (2017) 185-201.

  • DescriptionMeng, Y. W., Atasu, A., L.B. Toktay and Can Zhang, “Efficient Distribution of Medical Surplus,” Production and Operations Management special issue on “Not-for-Profit Operations Management” 26:6 (2017) 1142-1162

  • Gui, L., Atasu, A., Ergun, O. and L.B. Toktay, “Fair and Efficient Implementation of Collective Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation,” Management Science 62:4 (2016), 1098 - 1123.

  • Agrawal, V., Kavadias, S. and L.B. Toktay, “Design and Introduction of Conspicuous Durable Products,” M&SOM 18:2 (2016), 216 – 226

  • Pince, C., Ferguson, M. and L.B. Toktay, “Extracting maximum value from consumer returns: Allocating between Remarketing and Refurbishing for Warranty Claims,”M&SOM 18:4 (2016), 475 – 492.

  • Boyabatlı, O. and L.B. Toktay, “The Interaction of Technology Choice and Financial Risk Management: An Integrated Risk Management Perspective,” Management Science62:1 (2016), 225-244.

  • Gui, L., Atasu, A., Ergun, O. and L.B. Toktay, “Implementing Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation: A Multi-Stakeholder Case Analysis,” Journal of Industrial Ecology 17:2 (2013), 262-276.

  • Atasu, A., Toktay, L.B. and L.N. Van Wassenhove, “How the Collection Cost Structure Drives the Manufacturer’s Reverse Channel Choice,” Production and Operations Management 22:5 (2013), 1089-1102.

  • Subramanian, R., Ferguson, M. and L.B. Toktay, “Component Commonality Strategies under Remanufacturing,” Production and Operations Management, 22:1 (2013), 36-53.

  • Oraiopoulos, N., Ferguson, M. and L.B. Toktay, “Relicensing Fees as a Secondary Market Strategy,” Management Science, 58:5 (2012), 1022-1037.

  • Agrawal, V., Ferguson, M., Toktay, L.B. and V. Thomas, “Is Leasing Greener than Selling?”, Management Science, 58:3 (2012), 523-533.

  • Kurtuluş, M., L.B. Toktay and S. Ulku, “Investing in Forecast Collaboration,” M&SOM Winter 2012 14:82-98.

  • Boyabatlı, O. and L.B. Toktay, “Stochastic Capacity Investment and Technology Choice in Imperfect Capital Markets,” Management Science, 57:12 (2011), 2163-2179.

  • Toktay, L.B. and D. Wei, “Internal Transfer Pricing for Remanufacturable Products,” Production and Operations Management 20:6 (2011), 841 – 847.

  • Kurtuluş, M. and L.B. Toktay, “Category Captainship: Outsourcing Category Management,” Production and Operations Management, 20:1 (2011), 47 - 56