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Indiana University Bloomington

Operations & Decision Technologies

ODT Widget Faculty

"The faculty at Kelley are amazing to work with. The Academy students are really engaged and are very impressive."
Casey Wayson,
Recruiter, Eaton Corp.

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 ››