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Z. Justin Ren

Associate Professor, Operations and Technology Management
    Education
  • PhD, The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • MS, The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, 2001
  • MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998
  • BS, Nanjing Agricultural University, China, 1995
    Publications
  • Wang, X., Ren, Z. (In Press). "De-Marketing Social Causes: Why Companies Shouldn't Promote Social Causes on Social Media", California Management Review (Fall 2021)
  • Ren, Z., Wang, X. (2020). "Why Does Misinformation Spread So Quickly?", California Management Review
  • Ren, Z. (2019). "Melting the Ice Lessons from China and the West in the Transition to Electric Vehicles: The Critical Role of Public Charging Infrastructure", Independently Published
  • Feng, T., Ren, Z., Zhang, F. (2019). "Capacity, Quality and Correlated Costs", Production and Operations Management, 28 (3), 682-699
  • Tucker, A., Zheng, S., Ren, Z., Heineke, J., McLaughlin, A., Podell, A. (2018). "The Impact of Internal Service Quality on Preventable Adverse Events in Hospitals", Production and Operations Management, 27 (12), 2201-2212
  • Ren, Z. (2016). Empirical Studies in Information Sharing."Handbook of Information Exchange in Supply Chain Management", Springer 27-38
  • Zheng, S., Ren, Z., Heineke, J., Geissler, K. (2016). "Reductions in Diagnostic Imaging With High Deductible Health Plans", Medical Care, 54 (2), 110-117
  • Ren, Z. (2014). "Business Analytics with Excel (VII) Simulate!: How to Use Excel to Make Optimal Business Decisions, Manage Money Better and Advance Your Career", Amazon Digital Services
  • Ren, Z. (2014). "Business Analytics with Excel (VI) Optimize!: How to Use Excel to Make Optimal Business Decisions, Manage Money Better and Advance Your Career", Amazon Digital Services
  • Ren, Z. (2014). "Business Analytics with Excel (V) Find Patterns!: How to Use Excel to Make Optimal Business Decisions, Manage Money Better and Advance Your Career", Amazon Digital Services
  • Ren, Z. (2014). "Business Analytics with Excel (IV) DataTable and PivotTable: How to Use Excel to Make Optimal Business Decisions, Manage Money Better and Advance Your Career", Amazon Digital Services
  • Ren, Z. (2014). "Business Analytics with Excel (III) Visualize!: How to Use Excel to Make Optimal Business Decisions, Manage Money Better and Advance Your Career", Amazon Digital Services
  • Ren, Z. (2014). "Business Analytics with Excel (II) Build Models: How to Use Excel to Make Optimal Business Decisions, Manage Money Better and Advance Your Career", Amazon Digital Services
  • Ren, Z. (2014). "Business Analytics with Excel (I) Get Equipped: How to Use Excel to Make Optimal Business Decisions, Manage Money Better and Advance Your Career", Amazon Digital Services
  • Lai, R., Ren, Z., Robb, D. (2014). "Geographical influences on Chinese inventory: an exploratory study", International Journal of Inventory Research, 2 (3), 145-145
  • Griffiths, F., Cave, J., Boardman, F., Ren, J., Pawlikowska, T., Ball, R., Clarke, A., Cohen, A. (2012). "Social networks--the future for health care delivery.", Soc Sci Med, 75 (12), 2233-2241
  • Wang, X., Ren, Z. (2012). "How to Compete in China's E-Commerce Market", Mit Sloan Management Review, 54 (1), 17-19
  • Wen, N., Graves, S., Ren, Z. (2012). "Ship-pack optimization in a two-echelon distribution system", European Journal of Operational Research, 220 (3), 777-785
  • Robb, D., Liu, F., Lai, R., Ren, Z. (2012). "Inventory in mainland China: Historical, industry, and geographic perspectives", International Journal of Production Economics, 135 (1), 440-450
  • Shwartz, M., Cohen, A., Restuccia, J., Ren, Z., Labonte, A., Theokary, C., Kang, R., Horwitt, J. (2011). "How Well Can We Identify the High-Performing Hospital?", Medical Care Research and Review, 68 (3), 290-310
  • Theokary, C., Ren, Z. (2011). "An Empirical Study of the Relations Between Hospital Volume, Teaching Status, and Service Quality", Production and Operations Management, 20 (3), 303-318
  • Ren, Z., Wang, X. (2011). "How High-Performing Organizations Manage Disruptions", Tsinghua Business Review 115-120
  • Ren, Z., Cohen, M., Ho, T., Terwiesch, C. (2010). "Information Sharing in a Long-Term Supply Chain Relationship: The Role of Customer Review Strategy", Operations Research, 58 (1), 81-93
  • Shwartz, M., Ren, J., Pekoz, E., Wang, X., Cohen, A., Restuccia, J. (2008). "Estimating a composite measure of hospital quality from the hospital compare database - Differences when using a Bayesian hierarchical latent variable model versus denominator-based weights", Medical Care, 46 (8), 778-785
  • Ren, Z., Zhou, Y. (2008). "Call center outsourcing: Coordinating staffing level and service quality", Management Science, 54 (2), 369-383
  • Terwiesch, C., Ren, Z., Ho, T., Cohen, M. (2005). "An empirical analysis of forecast sharing in the semiconductor equipment supply chain", Management Science, 51 (2), 208-220
  • Cohen, M., Ho, T., Ren, Z., Terwiesch, C. (2003). "Measuring imputed cost in the semiconductor equipment supply chain", Management Science, 49 (12), 1653-1670
  • Ren, Z., Stuebi, R., Adukonu, E., Wang, P., Zhang, T."Bringing Power and Progress to Africa: Research Review and Agenda-Setting for African Electricity Sector Advancement",
  • Ren, Z., Fox-Penner, P., Jermain, D., Wang, P."THE CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION: The State of Transformation in China, the USA, and the World",
    Research Presentations
  • Ren, Z. MELTING THE ICE: The Critical Role of Public Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles, Research on Tap, Boston, 2019
  • Wang, X. , Ren, Z. A Social Media Analysis of Measles’ Outbreak in 2018-2019, INFORMS annual meeting 2019, Seattle, 2019
  • Ren, Z. MELTING THE ICE: The Critical Role of Public Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles, 3R Revolution Regional Roundtable, Boston, 2019
  • Ren, Z. Mapping EV-Readiness for Cities, Digital Data Blitz, Boston, 2019
  • Karimi, E. , Graves, S. , Ren, Z. Ship-pack Optimization in a Two-echelon Distribution System with Product Obsolescence, 2018 INFORMS MSOM Conference, INFORMS, Dallas TX, 2018
  • Ren, Z. , Karimi, E. , Graves, S. Ship-Pack Optimization at Large Retailers, Consortium for Operational Excellence in Retailing (COER), Harvard Business School, Boston, 2017