Zhuang Qian, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor, Project and Supply Chain Management
Business Building, 109
Penn State Scranton
Business Building, Room 109
120 Ridge View Drive
Dunmore, PA 18512
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Zhuang Qian received his Ph.D. in Operations Management from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management at Pennsylvania State University Scranton Campus. His research interests include inventory management, supply chain contracting, sustainability, and corporate diversification.

Inventory management; sustainability; supply chain coordination and contracting; corporate diversification

Chou, C.-C., Lee, C., Tao, X., Qian, Z., & Tacheva, Z. The effects of use of multiple social media platforms on firm performance: An empirical study. International Journal of Management and Decision Making. Forthcoming.

Chou, C.-C., Lin, W., Lee, C., Qian, Z., & Tao, X. Operational values of information technology and green initiatives: The stochastic production frontier approach. International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences. Forthcoming.

Chou, C.-C., Lee, C., Qian, Z., Tao, X., & Lin, W. (2022). Business value of social media adoption: A comparison between the U.S. and Taiwan. International Journal of Management and Decision Making, 21(1).

Chou, C.-C., Lin, W., Lee, C., Tao, X., & Qian, Z. (2021). The impacts of information technology and E-commerce on operational performances: A two-stage dynamic partial adjustment approach. Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering, 38(4), 291-322.

Wang, C.X., Qian, Z., and Zhao, Y. (2018). Impacts of Manufacturer and Retailer’s Price Leadership on Customer Satisfaction Incentives in Supply Chains. International Journal of Production Economics 205, 98-112. 

Ph.D. Operations Management and Strategy, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, 2018

MS, Supply Chain Management, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2012

SCM 460 Purchasing and Materials Management
MIS 404 Introduction to ERP and Business Processes
BA 421 Project Management
SCM 200 Introduction to Statistics for Business
STAT 200 Elementary Statistics