Weiming
Zhu

Assistant Professor of Production, Technology and Operations Management

• Ph.D., Operations Management, University of Maryland, R.H Smith School of Business
• B.Sc., Physics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Weiming Zhu is an Assistant Professor in IESE’s Department of Production, Technology and Operations Management. He obtained his Ph.D. in Operations Management from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland. Prior to joining the University of Maryland, he received his bachelor’s degree in Physics from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

Weiming’s current research theoretically and empirically explores financing schemes in supply chains, pricing and agent behavior in sharing economy and the role of retail distribution methods on channel development. His work has been published on top academic journals, such as Management Science and Journal of International Economics. His work has also been recognized in M&SOM, POMS, and CSAMSE best paper award competitions.

Areas of interest

* Empirical Operations Management
* Operations – Finance Interface
* The Sharing Economy
* Economics of Operations Management
* Risk Management in Supply Chains

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

CHEN, X., LI , Z., MING, L., ZHU, W. (2021). The Incentive game under target effects in ridesharing. A Structural econometric analysis. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. (Forthcoming)
TUNCA, T., ZHU, W. (2018). Buyer Intermediation in Supplier Finance. Management Science, 64 (12), 5461 - 5959. doi:10.1287/mnsc.2017.2863.
FAN, J., TANG, L., ZHU, W., ZOU, B. (2018). The Alibaba Effect: Spatial Consumption Inequality And The Welfare Gains From e-Commerce. Journal of International Economics, 114, 203 - 220. doi:10.1016/j.jinteco.2018.07.002.
TUNCA, T., ZHU, W. (2017). Improving Channel Efficiency Through Financial Guarantees by Large Supply Chain Participants. Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management, 10 (3-4), 289 - 304. doi:10.1561/0200000066.

Articles in other publications

ZHU, W., YANG, W. (2020). Repensar las cadenas de suministro tras la COVID-19. IESE Business School Insight (157), pp. 56-63.
ZHU, W., YANG, W. (2020, Winter). Rethinking supply chains after COVID-19. IESE Business School Insight (157), pp. 56-63.

Cases

RIBERA J., J., ARNAL, L., CEBRIÁN, M., ESQUERDO, M., MARKAKIS, M., ZHU, W. (2021). COVID-19 Management at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital (Abridged). IESE, P-1192-E.
RIBERA J., J., ARNAL, L., CEBRIÁN, M., ESQUERDO, M., MARKAKIS, M., ZHU, W. (2021). Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron: gestión de la COVID-19 (abreviado). IESE, P-1192.
RIBERA J., J., MARKAKIS, M., ZHU, W., CEBRIÁN, M. (2021). Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron: gestión de la COVID-19. IESE, P-1188.