Abbey, James D

Title: Assistant Professor
College: Mays Business School
Department: Information & Operations Mgmt
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Short Bio:

Professor Abbey has worked in the domain of remanufacturing and Closed-Loop Supply Chains for the better part of a decade. Professor Abbey’s research focuses on consumer perceptions and reactions toward multiple lifecycle products, designing products for multiple lifecycles, and remanufacturing processes. In addition, Professor Abbey continues to work in the domain of healthcare supply chains with a particular focus on reimbursement systems and processes. A particular focus of his recent work is the state of the Recovery Audit Contractor system, which continues to experience significant operational challenges. His research has been published in Production and Operations ManagementJournal of Operations ManagementThe Oxford Handbook SeriesThe Springer Science & Business Series,Institute of Industrial and Systems EngineeringInternational Journal of Production Research (forthcoming), California Management Review, and more.


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Recent Publications:

Attention by Design: Using Attention Checks to Detect Inattentive Respondents and Improve Data Quality. 2017. Forthcoming at Journal of Operations Management.

A Typology of Remanufacturing in Closed-Loop Supply Chains. 2017. Forthcoming at International Journal of Production Research.

Strategic Design of Multiple Lifecycle Products for Remanufacturing Operations. 2017. Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering Transactions (formerly IIE Transactions) 49(10): 967-979.

The Role of Perceived Quality Risk in Pricing Remanufactured Products. 2017. Production and Operations Management 26(1): 100-115.

Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Institutional Environment Impacts on Reimbursement Processes and Healthcare Operations. 2016. Journal of Operations Management 47-48: 71-79.

Consumer Markets for Remanufactured and Refurbished Products. 2015. California Management Review 57/4(Summer): 26-42.

Optimal Pricing for New and Remanufactured Products. 2015. Journal of Operations Management 36: 130-146.

Remanufactured Products in Closed-Loop Supply Chains for Consumer Goods. 2015. Production and Operations Management 24(3): 488-503.

Delayed Differentiation for Multiple Lifecycle Products. 2013. Production and Operations Management 22(3): 588-602.

Closed-Loop Supply Chains: A Strategic Overview. 2017. Sustainable Supply Chains. Springer.

Consumer Markets for Remanufactured Products. 2016. Springer series in Sustainable Operations Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC.

Closed-Loop Supply Chains. 2012. In The Oxford Handbook on Business and the Natural Environment. New York: Oxford University Press.


Closed-Loop Supply Chains | Healthcare Supply Chains and Reimbursement | Remanufacturing Processes and Systems | Consumer Markets in Closed-Loop Supply Chains