Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Chen Chien-Ming


Associate Professor
Division of Information Technology and Operations Management
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: CMCHEN@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6790 6248
Office: S3-B2C-86

Education
  • PhD (Mgmt Sci) Erasmus University 2009
  • MBA National Central University 2004
  • BE (Urban Planning) National Cheng Kung University 2000
Biography
Chien-Ming Chen is an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the Nanyang Business School (NBS) of Nanyang Technological University. He obtained his PhD from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in 2009. Prior to joining NBS in 2011, he was a postdoctoral scholar and lecturer at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

His research interests focus on corporate social responsibility & environmental performance, empirical research on operations management, and organizational productivity. Currently, he looks to examine (1) the impact of firm-level environmental performance in a supply chain, and (2) productivity analytics for retail businesses. His research has been published in journals across operations and strategic management, including European Journal of Operations Research, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Strategic Management Journal, and others.

For more details, please visit http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/cmchen/
Research Interests
Corporate social responsibility and environmental problems; empirical research on operational management; organizational productivity
Research Grant
  • Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2016-) [by MOE]
Current Projects
  • Managing supply chains for sustainability: an empirical analysis
  • Retail productivity: an interdisciplinary view
Selected Publications
  • Chen C.-M. (2017). Supply chain strategies and carbon intensity: the roles of process leanness, diversification strategy and outsourcing. Journal of Business Ethics, 143(3), 603-620.
  • Chen C-M, M. Delmas, M. Lieberman. (2015). Production frontier methodologies and efficiency as a performance measure in strategic management research. Strategic Management Journal, 36(1), 19-36.
  • Chen C-M, M. Delmas. (2012). Measuring eco-inefficiency: A new frontier approach. Operations Research, 60(5), 1064-1079.
  • Chen C-M, M Delmas. (2011). Measuring corporate social performance: an efficiency perspective. Production and Operations Management, 20(6), 789-804.
  • Chen C-M, J Zhu. (2011). Efficient resource allocation via efficiency bootstraps: an application to R&D project budgeting. Operations Research, 59(3), 729-741.

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