Dr. Zhao received his doctorate degree in Supply Chain Management from WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany. He is currently an Associate Professor, Executive Director of Supply Chain Finance Center, and Academic director of MIT-Ningbo SCM program at NISCI, as well as a Research Affiliate at Center for Transportation & Logistics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Finance at WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management, and a visiting scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. His research interests include supply chain finance, global supply chain management, working capital management, supply chain digitalization, and risk management. He published a Springer book entitled “Supply Chain Finance”, and several articles in top journals such as EJOR, Omega and CFO.
Operations-finance interface, supply chain finance, global supply chain management, working capital management, risk management
Operations-finance Interface, Supply Chain Finance, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Excellence, Logistics Systems, Blockchain Technology
Zhao, L., A. Huchzermeier. 2019a. Managing supplier financial distress with advance payment discount and purchase order financing. Omega. (Special Issue on “Finance-Operations Interface Mechanisms and Models”), 88, 77-90.[Impact Factor: 4.311, ERIM-P, ADBC: A*, corresponding author]
Zhao, L., A. Huchzermeier. 2019b. Recession Lesson: Tightening Up Working Capital. CFO Magazine, February 2019.
Zhao, L., A. Huchzermeier. 2018a. Lessons from the Auto Industry on Managing the Next Recession. MIT Supply Chain Blog, October 2018.
- Re-published in Medium, November 2018.
Zhao, L., A. Huchzermeier. 2018b. A Recession Lesson for Working Capital Management. CFO Magazine, September 2018.
Zhao, L., A. Huchzermeier. 2018c. Supply Chain Finance: Integrating Operations and Finance in Global Supply Chains. Springer.
- Book in the series “EURO Advanced Tutorials on Operational Research”. Editors: Grazia Speranza, José F. Oliveira
- Endorsements by John Birge (U. Chicago), Hau Lee (Stanford), Jan Van Mieghem (Kellogg), Ralf Seifert (IMD/ EPFL), Xiande Zhao (CEIBS)
Zhao, L., A. Huchzermeier. 2017. Integrated operational and financial hedging with capacity reshoring. European Journal of Operations Research. 260(2), 557 - 570. [Impact Factor: 3.297, VHB: A, ERIM-P, ADBC: A*, corresponding author]
Zhao, L., A. Huchzermeier. 2015. Operations-finance interface models: A literature review and framework. European Journal of Operations Research. 244(3), 905 - 917. [Impact Factor: 3.297, VHB: A, ERIM-P, ADBC: A*, corresponding author]