Heather Scholz Lutz

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Assistant Clinical Professor of Supply Chain & Information Systems

Office Address 470 Business Building
Phone Number 814-865-1866
Email Address hls121@psu.edu

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Courses Taught

PSU 006 – First-Year Seminar Business (1)
Facilitate student's adjustment to the high expectations, demanding workload, increased academic liberties, and other aspects of the transition to college life.

SCM 860 – Supply Chain Transformation and Innovation (4)
Strategic supply chain transformation and innovation with emphasis on(re)configuration of key capabilities to achieve competitive advantages.

SCM 301 – Supply Chain Management (3)
Supply chain management concepts, principles, and methodologies.

SCM 405 – Manufacturing and Services Strategies (3)
Investigates manufacturing and services strategies in supply chain networks.

SCM 497A – Logistics Case Study Analysis (2)
This course will introduce students to the case analysis method with an emphasis on logistics. Students will learn to a) identify the type of case and the most important questions to be addressed, b) identify required information, relevant data sources an

Selected Publications

Hale T. S., Lutz H., Huq F., "Closed Form Models for Dwell Point Locations with Turnover Based Storage Assignment POlicy." International Journal of Industrial & Systems Engineering, vol. 29, no. 1, 2018, pp. 62-73.
Hale T., Lutz H., Huq F., "Some more average distance results." International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research (IJMOR), 2017, www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=83189.
Hale T. S., Huq F., Lutz H., Moslares C., "On the expected distance of a random walk." International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research, vol. 7, no. 3, 2015, pp. 241-250, www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=ijmor.
Lutz H., Birou L., Kannan V., "Analysis of higher educational offerings in operations management." International Journal of Information and Operations Management Eduction, vol. 5, no. 4, 2014, pp. 297-310.
Lutz H., Birou L., "Logistics Education: A Look at the current State of the Art and Science." Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, vol. 18, no. 4, 2013, pp. 4545-4667, www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=1359-8546&volume=18&issue=4&articleid=17092359&show=abstract.
Lutz H., Vang D. O., Raffield W. D., "Using Game Theory to Predict Supply Chain Coordination." Performance Improvement Journal, vol. 51, no. 3, 2012, pp. 19-23.
Birou L., Lutz H., "First Things First for New Faculty." Decision Line, vol. January, 2010, Invited.
Birou L., Lutz H., Zsidisin G., "Current State of the Art and Science: A Survey of Purchasing and Supply Management Courses and Teaching Approaches." International Journal of Procurement Management, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 71-85.