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Vincent A. Mabert

Contact Information

mabert [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

  • Emeritus Professor of Operations
  • John & Esther Reese Professorship


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, Ohio State University, 1973
  • MBA, Ohio State University, 1969
  • BS, Ohio State University, 1967

Professional Experience

  • The Harvey Foundation, Vice-President
  • Ohio State University, 1985-86
  • Bowling Green State University, 1977-79
  • Purdue University, 1973-77
  • Arthur Andersen, 1969-70

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • The John & Esther Reese Professor
  • Fellow - Decision Sciences Institute
  • Best Paper Awards - Decision Sciences Institute & Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Management

Professional Interests

Workforce Planning, e-Procurement, Product Development, Enterprise Planning Systems, Reverse Auctions

Current Projects

  • Editor: Production & Inventory Management Journal

Selected Publications

  • Schoenherr, Tobias and Vincent A. Mabert (2011), “An Exploratory Study of Procurement Strategies for multi-item RFQs in B2B Markets: Antecedents and Impact on Performance,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 20, No. 3, March/April, pp. 214-234. Read Abstract ››

  • Schoenherr, Tobias and Vincent A. Mabert (2011), “A Comparison of Online and Offline Procurement in B2B Markets: Results from a Large-Scale Survey,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 827-846. Read Abstract ››

  • Schoenherr, Tobias, Ditmar Hilpert, Ashok K. Soni, M. A. Venkataramanan, and Vincent A. Mabert (2010), “Enterprise Systems Complexity and its Antecedents: A Grounded-Theory Approach,” International  Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 639-668. Read Abstract ››

  • Modi, Sachin and Vincent A. Mabert, “Exploring the Relationship between Efficient Supply Chain Management and Firm Innovation: An Archival Search and Analysis,” Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 81-94. Read Abstract ››

  • Mabert, Vincent A. and Michael J. Showalter (2010), "Logistics of the American Circus: The Golden Age," Production & Inventory Management Journal, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 74-90.  Read Abstract ››

  • Modi, Sachin and Vincent A. Mabert (2010), “The Enterprise Systems Industry Landscape,” in Elliot Bendoly and Sanjay Kumar (eds.), Handbook of Enterprise Systems: New Directions & Cutting Edge Applications, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publication Inc. Read Abstract ››

  • Cattani, Kyle D. and Vincent A. Mabert (2009), "Supply Chain Design: Past, Present, and Future," Production and Inventory Management Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 47-57. Read Abstract ››

  • Schoenherr, Tobias and Vincent A. Mabert (2008), “The Use of Bundling in B2B Online Reverse Auctions,” Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 81-95. Read Abstract ››