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Alfred Guiffrida

Associate Professor

Alfred L. Guiffrida is an Associate Professor of Management in the Department of Management and Information Systems at Kent State University and teaches in the areas of Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Statistics. He holds his Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees all in Industrial Engineering from the University at Buffalo (SUNY) and an MBA in Management Science from Virginia Tech. His papers have been published in Applied Mathematical Modelling, The Engineering Economist, European Journal of Operational Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Information Systems and Operational Research, International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Business and Economics, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, and International Transactions in Operations Research. His research interests are in the areas of operations and supply chain management. He is a member of APICS, CORS, DSI, INFORMS and POMS.

 

 

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

 Refereed Journal Articles

1.  Bushuev, M., and Guiffrida, A. L. (2012) “Optimal Position of Supply Chain Delivery Window: Concepts and General Conditions,” International Journal of Production Economics, 137(2), 226-234

2.   Khan, M., Jaber, M. Y. and A. L. Guiffrida (2012) “The Effect of Human Factors on the Performance of a Two Level Supply Chain,” International Journal of Production Research, 50(2), 517-533

3.   Haring, R. C., Freeman, B., Guiffrida, A. L. and M. L. Dennis (2012). “Relationship Building for a Healthy Future: Indigenous Youth Pathways for Resiliency and Recovery,” Journal of Indigenous Social Development, 1(1), 1-17.

4.   Khan, M., Jaber, M. Y., A. L. Guiffrida, A. L. and S. Zolfaghari (2011). “A Review of a Modified EOQ Model for Imperfect Quality Items,” International Journal of Production Economics, 132(1), 1-12.

5.   Jaber, M. Y., Bonney, M. and A. L. Guiffrida (2010). “Coordinating a Three Level Supply Chain with Learning-Based Continuous Improvement,” International Journal of Production Economics, 127(1), 27-38.
     
6.   Guiffrida, A. L., Jaber, M. Y. and R. A. Rzepka (2008). “An Economic Model for Justifying the Reduction of Delivery Variance in an Integrated Supply Chain,” Information Systems and Operational Research (INFOR), 46(2), 147-153

7.   Guiffrida, A. L. and M. Y. Jaber (2008). “Managerial and Economic Impacts of Reducing Delivery Variance in the Supply Chain,” Applied Mathematical Modeling, 32(10), 2149-2161.

8.    Jaber, M. Y. and A. L. Guiffrida (2008). “Learning Curves for Imperfect Production Processes with Reworks and Process Restoration Interruptions,” European Journal of Operational Research, 189(1), 93-104.

9. Jaber, M. Y. and A. L. Guiffrida (2007). “Observations on the Economic Order (Manufacture) Quantity Model with Learning and Forgetting,” International Transactions in Operations Research, 14(2), 91-104

10.  Guiffrida, A. L. and M. Y. Jaber (2006). “The Expected Quantity Short per Replenishment Cycle for Truncated Normal Lead Time Demand,” Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 6(2), 88-95.

11.  Guiffrida, A. L. and R. Nagi (2006). “Cost Characterizations of Supply Chain Delivery Performance,” International Journal of Production Economics, 102(1), 22-36.

12. Guiffrida, A. L. and R. Nagi (2006). “Economics of Managerial Neglect in Supply Chain Delivery Performance,” The Engineering Economist, 51(1), 1-17.

13.  Jaber, M. Y., Osman, I. H. and A. L. Guiffrida (2006).  “Coordinating a Three Level Supply Chain with Price Discounts, Price Dependent Demand, and Profit Sharing,” International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, 2(1/2), 28-48.
 
14.   Jaber, M. Y. and A. L. Guiffrida (2004). “Learning Curves for Processes Generating Defects Requiring Reworks,” European Journal of Operational Research, 159(3), 663-672.

15.  Guiffrida, A. L. and R. Nagi (1998). “Fuzzy Set Theory Applications in Production Management Research: A Literature Survey,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 9(1), 39-56

Book Chapters

1.  Guiffrida, A. (2009). "Fuzzy Inventory Models," Inventory Management: Non Classical Views, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, M. Y. Jaber (ed.), 2009, 173-198

2.  Bagchi, U., Guiffrida, A., O'Neill, L. Zeng, A., Hayya, J. (2007), "The Effect of RFID on Inventory Management and Control," Trends in Supply Chain Design and Management:Technologies and Methodologies, Springer Series in Advanced Manufacturing, H. Jung, F. Chen, B. Jeong (Eds.), 2007, 71-92

Refereed Conference Proceedings

1.   Brown, J.  R. and Guiffrida, A. L., “Stochastic Modeling of the Last Mile Problem,” Proceedings of the Tenth International Annual Symposium on Supply Chain Management, Toronto, Ontario, September 30-October 1, 2012

2.   Guiffrida, A. L., Porter, N. R., Schieber, R. B., Wannemacher, S. C., Yang, W., Xia, Y. "Modeling Motor Carrier Freight Tariffs Using A Power Curve Model," Proceedings of the 2011 International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, Oct 16-19, 2011

3.   Glock, C., Jaber, M. Y., Guiffrida, A. L. "A Mathematical Model of Alternative Forms of Supplier Development," Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium on Logistics, 518-524, July 10-13, 2011, Berlin Germany

4.   Bhattacharyya, K. and Guiffrida, A.  L. "Sourcing initiative for Best Value Supply Chains: The Case for Value Sourcing" Management Marketing Association 2011 Proceedings, 53-58, 47th Annual MBAA International Conference, March 23-25, 2011, Chicago, Illinois

5.   Brown, J. R. and Guiffrida, A. L. "Modeling Green Transportation Costs in an Integrated Supply Chain," Management Marketing Association 2011 Proceedings, 48-52 47th Annual MBAA International Conference, March 23-25, 2011, Chicago, Illinois

6.   Bushuev, M., Guiffrida, A.  L., and Shanker, M. "A Model for Evaluating Supply Chain Delivery Performance," Management Marketing Association 2011 Proceedings, 4-8 47th Annual MBAA International Conference, March 23-25, 2011, Chicago, Illinois

7.   Messina, M. J. and Guiffrida, A. L. "Connecting Supply Chain Management with a Business Curriculum that Offers Majors in Management and Marketing," Management Marketing Association 2011 Proceedings, 59-62, 47th Annual MBAA International Conference, March 23-25, 2011, Chicago, Illinois

8.   Guiffrida, A.  L., Paul, N. "A Performance Evaluation Model for Supply Chain Sourcing' Proceedings of the Eighth International Annual Symposium on Supply Chain Management", Toronto, Ontario, September 26-28, 2010

 


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