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POMS College of Behavioral Operations Management
Mini-Conference Houston
May 3, 2018

10:00am – 11:15am: Junior scholar working paper finalist session 1

Speaker: Bhavani Uppari, INSEAD

Title: Modeling Newsvendor Behavior: A Prospect Theory Approach

Speaker: Yuqian Xu, University of Illinois

Title: When Is the Root of All Evil not Money? The Impact of Load on Operational Risk at a Commercial Bank

Speaker: Dennis Zhang, Washington University St. Louis

Title: How Does Dynamic Pricing Affect Customer Behavior on Retailing Platforms? Evidence from a

Large Randomized Experiment on Alibaba

11:30am – 12:45pm: Junior scholar working paper finalist session 2

Speaker: Mahdi Mahmoudzadeh, Georgia Institute of Technology

Title: On the Non-Equivalence of Trade-ins and Upgrades in the Presence of Framing Effect: Experimental Evidence and Implications for Theory

Speaker: Behrooz Pourghannad, University of Minnesota

Title: Is Simplicity the Ultimate Sophistication? Wholesale Pricing vs. Non-Linear Pricing

Speaker: Blair Flicker, University of Texas at Dallas

Title: Managerial Insight and "Optimal" Algorithms

12:45pm – 2:00pm: Lunch and Awards


2:00pm – 3:30pm: Paper session

Speaker: Yifu Li, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Title: Service Design under Acclimation and Non-homogeneous Memory Decay

Speaker: Siqi Ma, University of Akron

Title: Inventory Control under Different Forms of Uncertainty: Ambiguity and Stochastic Variability

Speaker: Xianghua Wu, University of Texas at Arlington

Title: Trust in Supply Chain with Double Marginalization

Speaker: Quan Zheng, University of Florida

Title: Probabilistic Selling for Vertically Differentiated Products with Salient Thinkers

3:45pm – 4:35pm: Behavioral issues in practice

Speaker: Jeremy Brann, Shell Exploration & Production Co

Title: The Destructive Role of Hidden Decision Criteria on Decision Quality and Project Team Effectiveness

4:45pm - 5:35pm: Keynote address

Speaker: Elena Katok, University of Texas at Dallas

Title: Trust and Usability: Numeracy and Forecast Compliance

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Joint reception for POMS Colleges

Nikolay Osadchiy
Associate Professor
Emory University
Atlanta GA