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Forthcoming Publications

  • Iyer, A., Saranga, H., Seshadri, S. Effect of QMS and TQM Before and After: Empirical Evidence from the Indian Auto Component Industry. Production and Operations Management,

Journal Articles

  • Wee, K. and Iyer, A. (2011). Consolidating or non-consolidating queues:A Game Theoretic Queueing Model with Holding Costs. Operations Research Letters, vol. 39 4-10.
  • Everingham, K., Polaski, G., Riedlin, F., Deshpande, V, Iyer,A. (2008). Operations Research Enhances Supply Chain Management at the US Coast Guard Supply and Repair Center. Interfaces, vol. 38 (1),
  • Clifton, C., Iyer, A.V., Cho, R., Vaidya, J.,Wei, J., Kantivoglu, M. (2008). An Approach to Identifying Beneficial Collaboration Securely in Decentralized Logistics Systems. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, vol. 10 (1),
  • Everingham, K., Polaski, G., Riedllin, F., Shirk, M, Deshpande, V., Iyer, A.V. (2008). Operations Research Enhances Supply Chain Management at the US Coast Guard Aircraft Repair and Supply Center. Interfaces, 2007 Franz Edelman Award Finalists, INFORMS, vol. 38, Jan-Feb (1), 1-15.
  • Iyer, A.V. and Jain, A. (2007). Peverse Incentives: How Suppliers Unwittingly Encourage Bad Practices. ECR Journal, International Commerce Review, ECR Europe, International Commerce Review. vol. 7, Autumn 2007 (2), 134-143.
  • Balakrishnan, K., Iyer, A.V., Seshadri, S., Sheopuri, A. (2007). Indian Auto Supply Chains at the CrossRoads. Interfaces, vol. 37 (4), 310-323.
  • Deshpande, V., Iyer, A.V., and Cho, Richard (2006). Efficient Supply Chain Management at US Coast Guard using Part-Age Dependent Supply Replenishment Policies. Operations Research, vol. 56 (6), 1028-1040.
  • Iyer, A.V., Deshpande, V., and Wu, Z (2005). Contingency Management under Asymmetric Information. Operations Research Letters, vol. 33 572-580.
  • Iyer, A., Schwarz, L., & Zenios, S. (2005). A Principal Agent Model for Product Specification and Production. Management Science, vol. 51 (1), 106-109.
  • Iyer, A., & Jain, A. (2004). The Benefits of Splitting vs. Merging Capacity in Production-Inventory Systems. Management Science, vol. 50 (8), 1082-1094.
  • Iyer, A., & Jain, A. (2003). The Logistics Impact of a Mixture of Order Streams in a Manufacturer-Retailer System. Management Science, vol. 49 (7), 890-906.
  • Iyer, A., & Huchzermeier, A. (2003). Smart Forecasts for Smart Customers. International Commerce Review - The ECR Journal, vol. 3 (1),
  • Iyer, A., Deshpande, V., & Wu, Z. (2003). A Capacity Planning Model with Demand Postponement. Management Science, vol. 49 (8),
  • Iyer, A., Huchzermeier, A., & Freiheit, J. (2002). The Supply Chain Impact of Smart Customers in a Promotion Environment. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, vol. 4 (2),
  • Iyer, A. (2002). Inventory Cost Impact of Order Processing Priorities Based on Demand Uncertainty. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 49 376-390.
  • Iyer, A., & Ye, J. (2001). A Network Model of a Promotion Sensitive Grocery Logistics System. Networks, vol. 38 (4), 169-180.
  • Iyer, A., & Ye, J. (2000). Assessing the Benefit of Information Sharing in a Promotional Retail Environment. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management,
  • Sinclair, G., Iyer, A., & Anderson, J. (1998). The Supermarket Supply Chain in Shanghai. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, vol. 1 (4), 443-450.
  • Iyer, A., & Eppen, G. (1997). Improved Fashion Buying with Bayesian Updates. Operations Research, vol. 45 (6), 805-819.
  • Iyer, A., & Eisenstein, D. (1997). Garbage Collection in Chicago - A Dynamic Scheduling Model. Management Science, vol. 43 (7), 922-933.
  • Iyer, A., & Bergen, M. (1997). Quick Response in Manufacturer-Retailer Channels. Management Science, vol. 43 (4), 559-570.
  • Iyer, A., & Eppen, G. (1997). Backup Agreements in Fashion Buying - The Value of Upstream Flexibility. Management Science, vol. 43 (11), 1469-1484.
  • Iyer, A., & Eisenstein, D. (1996). Separating Logistics Flows to Improve Distribution at the Chicago Public School System. Operations Research, vol. 44 (2), 265-273.
  • Iyer, A. (1992). Analysis of the Deterministic (s, S) Inventory Problem. Management Science, vol. 38 (9), 1299-1313.
  • Iyer, A., & Baker, W. (1992). Information Networks and Market Behavior. Journal of Mathematical Sociology, vol. 16 (4), 305-332.
  • Iyer, A., Ratliff, H., & Vijayan, G. (1991). An Edge Ranking Problem on Trees and Graphs. Discrete Applied Mathematics, vol. 30 (1), 43-52.
  • Iyer, A., Narasimhan, C., & Shi, J. (1991). Analysis of a Multi-Period Pricing Problem. European Journal of Operations Research, vol. 55 (1), 14-30.
  • Iyer, A., Jarvis, J., & Ratliff, H. (1990). Hierarchical Solution of Network Flow Problems. Networks, vol. 20 (3), 731-752.
  • Iyer, A., & Ratliff, H. (1990). Accumulation Point Location Issues in Guaranteed Time Distribution Systems. Management Science, vol. 28 (8), 958-969.
  • Iyer, A., Ratliff, D., & Vijayan, G. (1988). Optimal Node Ranking of Trees. Information Processing Letters, vol. 28 (5), 225-229.
  • Iyer, A., Egbelu, P., & Ozden, M. (1985). Job Scheduling in a Group Technology Environment for a Single Facility. Computers and Industrial Engineering, vol. 9 67-72.

Conference Proceedings

  • Iyer, A., Pekny, J., Preckel, P., Ryan, J., & Uszoy, R. (2001). SCOPE - A Preliminary Report. NSF Grantees Conference Proceedings, Tampa, FL.
  • Iyer, A., Deshpande, V., & Thomas, M. (2001). A Taxonomy for a Contingency Logistics System. NSF Grantees Conference Proceedings, Tampa, FL.
  • Huchzermeier, A., Iyer, A., & Stolle, J. (2000). SMARTS - Smart Consumers and Retail Promotions. International Symposium on Logistics, ISL, Iwate, Japan.


  • Iyer, A., and Zelikovsky, A. (2011). Orchestrating Supply Chain Opportunities: Achieving Stretch Goals Efficiently. Business Expert Press,
  • Iyer, A., Koudal, P., Saranga, H. and Seshadri, S. (2009). Indian Manufacturing Strategic and Operational Decisions and Business Performance. World Scientif, World Scientific.
  • Iyer, A., Seshadri, S., and Vasher, R. (2009). Toyota Supply Chain Management. McGraw Hill Trade,

Book Chapters

  • Huchzermeier, A., and Iyer, A. (2006). Supply Chain Management in a Promotional Environment. Retailing in the 21st Century: Current and Future Trends,Springer Berlin,
  • Iyer, A., and Seshadri, S. (2006). Transforming an Indian Manufacturing Company: The Rane Brake Linings Case. Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets,
  • Iyer, A. (2001). Demand Forecasting and Management. Wiley-Interscience, vol. 3rd
  • Iyer, A. (1998). Modeling the Impact of Information on Inventories. Springer,