Brent B. Moritz

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Associate Professor of Supply Chain & Information Systems

Office Address 469 Business Building
Phone Number 814-863-7243
Email Address bbm3@psu.edu

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Brent B. Moritz is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management. Brent earned his PhD from the Operations and Management Science Department of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He also holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Valparaiso University and an MBA (concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship) from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Prior to obtaining his PhD, Brent held positions in operations and supply chain management at BorgWarner, Eaton and Parker Hannifin. This also included international experience working in Mexico, England and Germany.

Expertise

Supply Chain Management
Operations Management
Behavioral Operations

Education

Ph D, Business Administration (Operations and Management Science) (Operations and Management Science), University of Minnesota, 2010

MBA, Business (Finance; Entrepreneurship), Case Western Reserve University, 2001

BS, Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing Management Minor; Christ College Associate (Honors Minor in Humanities and Liberal Arts)), Valparaiso University, 1995

Courses Taught

SCM 406 – Strategic Procurement (3)
Analysis of strategic procurement in the supply chain.

SCM 450W – Strategic Design and Management of Supply Chains (3)
Design and Management of Supply Chains

SCM 450 – Strategic Design and Management of Supply Chains (3)
Strategic design and management of supply chains.

Selected Publications

Goodwin P., Moritz B. B., Siemsen E., "Behavioral Forecasting." (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), 2016, pp. 29, Invited
The Handbook of Behavioral Operations Management(Expected Publication in 2018)..
Ovchinnikov A., Moritz B. B., Quiroga B., "How to Compete Against a Behavioral Newsvendor." Production and Operations Management, vol. 24, no. 11, 2015, pp. 1783-1793, onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/poms.12361/abstract.
Bansal S., Moritz B. B., "Perceived Versus Actual Value of Substitution: An Experimental Investigation." Journal of Operations Management, vol. 38, 2015, pp. 56-70, www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272696315300061.
Narayanan A., Moritz B. B., "Decision Making and Cognition in Multi-Echelon Supply Chains: An Experimental Study." Production and Operations Management, vol. 24, no. 8, 2015, pp. 1216-1234, onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/poms.12343/abstract.
Moritz B. B., Siemsen E., Kremer M., "Judgmental Forecasting: Cognitive Reflection and Decision Speed." Production and Operations Management, vol. 23, no. 7, 2014, pp. 1146-1160, onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/poms.12105/full.
Moritz B. B., Hill A. V., Donohue K., "Individual Differences in the Newsvendor Problem: Behavior and Cognitive Reflection." Journal of Operations Management, vol. 31, 2013, pp. 72-85, www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027269631200085X.
Kremer M., Moritz B. B., Siemsen E., "Demand Forecasting Behavior: System Neglect and Change Detection." Management Science, vol. 57, no. 10, 2011, pp. 1827-1843, pubsonline.informs.org/doi/abs/10.1287/mnsc.1110.1382.

Research Impact and Media Mention

"Rodless Pneumatic Cylinder", US Patent and Trademark Office, US Patent 6,336,393

Editorships

Decision Sciences Journal, Associate Editor, November 2017 - Present
Reviewer since 2013, Associate Editor since 2017.
Production and Operations Management, Editorial Board, January 2016 - Present
Journal of Operations Management, Editorial Board, January 2014 - Present