Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management
Dr. Mark Barratt joined the Department of Management as associate professor in supply
chain management in January 2013. He earned his undergraduate degree in operations
management from the University of Greenwich, United Kingdom, and a doctorate in supply
chain management from Cranfield University, United Kingdom. He started his second
career as an academic in 1994 as a lecturer in business strategy at the University
of Greenwich. He was a senior lecturer in business strategy from 1996-1998. He then
worked as a lecturer in supply chain management at the Cranfield School of Management
from 1998-2002. Before joining Marquette University, he was an assistant professor
in supply chain management at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State
University where he taught logistics, global supply chain management and supply chain
Dr. Barratt’s research and teaching interests are addressing some of the most topical
and critical questions in supply chain management practice and theory. These include
for example how to effectively manage on-shelf availability, how to effectively achieve
supply chain visibility, how to effectively achieve supply chain collaboration to
name a few.
Dr. Barratt’s research has been published in the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management Society,
Supply Chain Management, the International Journal of Logistics Management, the
European Journal of Purchasing and Supply, Supply Chain Management Review, The Cutter
IT Journal, and the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. He is on the Editorial Review Boards of the Journal of Operations Management, the Journal of Business Logistics and Journal
of Supply Chain Management, he is also a regular speaker at national and international conferences.”
- Ph.D., Cranfield University (U.K.), 2002
- B.A. (honors), University of Greenwich (U.K.), 1994
- Case-based research
- Collaborative buyer-supplier relationships
- Supply chain visibility
- Retail operations
- Inventory record inaccuracy
- Member – INFORMS (2012)
- Member – Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (2002-Present)
- Faculty – Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business, Department
of Supply Chain Management (2002-12)
- Faculty – Cranfield University, School of Management, Center for Logistics and
Supply Chain Management (1998-2002)
- Faculty – University of Greenwich, School of Business, Department of Business
- Assistant Volleyball Coach – ASU Preparatory Academy – Middle School and High
- Member – Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
- Editorial Review Board – Supply Chain Management, an international journal (2005-Present)
- Barratt, M.A. and Barratt, R., (2011) “Exploring Internal and External Supply Chain
Linkages: Evidence from the field”, Journal of Operations Management 29(5): 514-528.
- Barratt, M.A., Choi, T.Y. and Li, M.*, (2010) “Qualitative Case Studies in Operations
Management: Trends and Future Research Implications (1992-2007)”, Journal of Operations Management 29(4): 329-342.
- Barratt, M.A. and Oke, A., (2007). “Antecedents of Supply Chain Visibility: A Resource-based
Theory Perspective.” Journal of Operations Management 25(6): 1217-1233.
- Barratt, M.A. and Choi, T.Y., (2007). “Mandated RFID and Institutional Responses:
Cases of Decentralized Business Units.” Production and Operations Management 16(5): 569-585.
Honors and Awards
Highly Commended Award, Emerald Literati Network 2010 Awards for Excellence - (with B. Ashenbaum,
A. Maltz, and L. Ellram) “Organizational alignment and supply chain modularity: introduction and construct
validation.” International Journal of Logistics Management 20(2): 169-186.
Runner-up Best paper Proceedings AOM Conference 2007 – (with T. Choi and M. Li) “State of Inductive Case Studies in Operations Management” Presented at the 2007 Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia.