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Public Lecture: Prof Thomas Choi

Public Lecture: Professor Thomas Choi

About this Event

Firms are increasingly relying on their supply networks to succeed in the marketplace as the scope of their dependency extends to numerous partners, buyer-supplier relationships, and various knowledge prevalent in the networks. Join us as we discuss the behaviour and structure of supply networks that are organised to bring goods and services to final assemblers.

About the presenter

Thomas Choi is a Professor of Supply Chain Management at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. He leads the study of the upstream side of supply chains, where a buying company interfaces with many suppliers organised in various forms of networks. He co-directs the Complex Adaptive Supply Networks Research Accelerator, a research group made up of scholars from around the world interested in supply networks and their related complexity.

From 2014 until 2019, Thomas served as the Harold E Fearon Chair of Purchasing Management and Executive Director of CAPS Research, a joint venture between Arizona State University and the Institute for Supply Management. Aside from university research, he has also worked with numerous corporations including LG Electronics, Samsung, Toyota, Volvo, and the US Department of Energy.

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