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Journal Articles

  • Leroy B Schwarz, Q Hu, N Uhan (2012). The Impact of GPOs on Healthcare-Product Supply Chains. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, vol. 14 (1), 7-23.
  • Leroy B Schwarz; H Zhao (2012). The Unexpected Impact of Information-Sharing on US Pharmaceutical Supply Chains. Interfaces, vol. 41 (4), 354-364.
  • Schwarz, L.; Hu, Qiaohai (Joice) (2011). Do GPOs Promote or Stifle Competition in Healthcare-Product Supply Chains. Production and Operations Management, vol. 20:1 1-15.
  • Schwarz, L., Deshpande, V., Atallah, M.J., Blanton, M., Frikken, K.B., & Li, J. (2011). Secure Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (SCPFR). Production and Operations Management, vol. 20:2 165-180.
  • Schwarz, L. & Lee, J. (2009). Leadtime Management in a Periodic-Review Inventory System: A State-Dependent Base-Stock Policy. European Journal of Operations Research, vol. 11/2009
  • Schwarz, L., Maqbool, D. & Petruzzi, N (2007). A Newsvendor's Procurement Problem when Suppliers are Unreliable. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, vol. 9:1 9-32.
  • Schwarz, L. & Lee, J (2007). Leadtime Reduction in a (Q,r) Inventory System. The International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 105 204-212.
  • Schwarz, L., Ward, J. & Zhai, X. (2006). On the Interactions Between Routing and Inventory-Management Policies in a One-Warehouse N-Retailer Distribution System. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, vol. 8 (3), 253-272.
  • Iyer, A., Schwarz, L., & Zenios, S. (2005). Screening Contracts for Product and Process Development: A Principal-Agent Model. Management Science, (51:1), 106-119.
  • Schwarz, L., Atallah, M., Elmongui, H., & Deshpande, V. (2003). Secure Supply-Chain Protocols. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Electronic Commerce (CEC), 293-302.
  • Schwarz, L., & Weng, Z. (2000). The Design of a JIT Supply Chain: The Impact of Lead-Time Uncertainty on Safety Stock. The Journal of Business Logistics, vol. 21 (2), 231-253.
  • Schwarz, L. (1998). A New Teaching Paradigm: The Information/Control/Buffer Portfolio. Production and Operations Management, vol. 7 (2), 125-131.
  • Schwarz, L., McGavin, E., & Ward, J. (1997). Balancing Retailer Inventories. Operations Research, vol. 45 (6),
  • Schwarz, L., Kumar, A., & Ward, J. (1995). Risk-Pooling Along a Fixed Delivery Route Using a Dynamic Inventory-Allocation Policy. Management Science, vol. 41 (2),
  • Schwarz, L., McGavin, E., & Ward, J. (1993). Two-Interval Inventory-Allocation Policies in a One-Warehouse N-Identical Retailer Distribution System. Management Science, vol. 39 (9), 1092-1107.
  • Schwarz, L. (1989). A Model for Assessing the Value of Warehouse Risk-Pooling over Outside-Supplier Leadtimes. Management Science, vol. 35 (7), 828-842.
  • Schwarz, L., Lowe, T., & McGavin, E. (1988). The Determination of Optimal Base-Stock Inventory Policy when the Costs of Under- and Over-Stocking are Uncertain. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 35 (4), 539-554.
  • Schwarz, L., & Badinelli, R. (1988). Backorders Optimization in a One-Warehouse N-Retailer Distribution System. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 35 (5), 427-440.
  • Schwarz, L., Badinelli, R., & Deuermeyer, B. (1985). Fill-Rate Optimization in a One-Warehouse N-Identical Retailer Distribution System. Management Science, vol. 31 (4), 488-498.
  • Schwarz, L., & Lowe, T. (1983). Parameter Estimation for the EOQ Lot-size Model: Minimax and Expected Value Choices. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 30 (2), 367-376.
  • Schwarz, L. (1981). Physical Distribution: The Analysis of Inventory and Location. AIIE Transactions, vol. 13 (2), 138-150.
  • Schwarz, L., & Dembowski, F. (1980). An Integer Programming Approach to School District Financial Management. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, vol. 14 137-153.
  • Schwarz, L., & Graves, S. (1978). On Stationarity and Optimality in Arborescent Production/Inventory Systems. Management Science, vol. 24 (16), 1768-1769.
  • Schwarz, L., Graves, S., & Hausman, W. (1978). Scheduling Policies for Automatic Warehousing Systems: Simulation Results. AIIE Transactions, vol. 10 (3), 260-270.
  • Schwarz, L., & Johnson, R. (1978). An Appraisal of the Empirical Performance of the Linear Decision Rule. Management Science, vol. 24 (8), 844-849.
  • Schwarz, L., & Schrage, L. (1978). On Echelon Holding Costs. Management Science, vol. 24 (8), 865-866.
  • Schwarz, L. (1977). A Note on the Optimality of '5-EOQ's Worth' Forecast Horizons. Operations Research, vol. 25 (3), 533-536.
  • Schwarz, L., & Graves, S. (1977). Single Cycle Continuous Review Policies for Arborescent Production/Inventory Systems. Management Science, vol. 23 (5), 529-540.
  • Schwarz, L., & Roodman, G. (1977). Extensions of the Multi-Period Facility Phase-Out Model: New Procedures and Application to a Phase-In/Phase-Out Problem. AIIE Transactions, vol. 9 (1), 103-107.
  • Schwarz, L., Graves, S., & Hausman, W. (1977). Storage-Retrieval Interleaving in Automatic Warehousing Systems. Management Science, vol. 23 (9), 935-945.
  • Schwarz, L., Hausman, W., & Graves, S. (1976). Optimal Storage Assignment in Automatic Warehousing Systems. Management Science, vol. 22 (6), 629-638.
  • Schwarz, L., & Schrage, L. (1975). Optimal and System Myopic Policies for Multi-Echelon Production/Inventory Assembly Systems. Management Science, vol. 21 (11), 1285-1294.
  • Schwarz, L., & Roodman, G. (1975). Optimal and Heuristic Facility Phase-Out Strategies. AIIE Transactions, vol. 7 (2), 177-184.
  • Schwarz, L. (1973). A Simple Continuous Review Deterministic One Warehouse N-Retailer Inventory Problem. Management Science, vol. 19 (5), 555-566.
  • Schwarz, L. (1972). Economic Order Quantities for Products with Finite Demand Horizons. AIIE Transactions, vol. 4 (3), 234-237.

Books

  • Schwarz, L., & Singhal, K. (1998). Teaching Production/Operations Management: Vision, Topics, and Pedagogies. Special issue of Production and Operations Management,
  • Schwarz, L., & Freeland, J. (1986). Micro-Computer Models for Operations Management. University of Virginia,

Book (edited)

  • Schwarz, L. (1981). Multi-Level Production/Inventory Control Systems: Theory and Practice. North-Holland,

Book Chapters

  • Schwarz, L. (2007). The EOQ Model. Kluwer Academic Publishing,
  • Schwarz, L. (2005). The Sate-of-Practice in Supply-Chain Management: A Research Perspective. Springer Science+Business Media, Inc., 325-362.
  • Schwarz, L., & Ward, J. (1995). Making Chips. Prentice-Hall,
  • Schwarz, L., & Ward, J. (1995). Paper Hats. Prentice-Hall,
  • Schwarz, L. (1993). The Information/Control/Buffer Portfolio: An Operations Management Paradigm. Kluwer Academic Publishers,
  • Schwarz, L. (1986). Micro-Computer Graphics Models for Sensitivity Analysis of Inventory Control Systems. North-Holland,
  • Schwarz, L., & Deuermeyer, B. (1981). A Model for the Analysis of System Service Level in Warehouse/Retailer Distribution Systems: The Identical Retailer Case. North-Holland, Chapter 8.