George A. Zsidisin, Ph.D., CSPM, C.P.M.
George A. Zsidisin, Ph.D. (Arizona State University), CPSM, is the John W. Barriger III Professor and Director of the Supply Chain Risk and Resilience Research (SCR3) Institute at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Professor Zsidisin is one of the leading global scholars on supply chain risk, disruptions, and commodity price volatility management. He has published over 80 research and practitioner articles and seven books, including Supply Chain Risk: A Handbook on Assessment, Management and Performance; Managing Commodity Price Volatility: A Supply Chain Management Perspective; Handbook for Supply Chain Risk Management: Case Studies, Effective Practices, and Emerging Trends; and Revisiting Supply Chain Risk. His research on supply chain risk has been funded by the AT&T Foundation and IBM, and he has received numerous awards, such as from the Institute for Supply Management, Deutsche Post, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, and the Decision Sciences Institute. Further, he is one of the founding members of the International Supply Chain Risk Management (ISCRiM) network, teaches and leads discussions on supply chain management and risk with various Executive Education Programs and numerous companies in the U.S. and Europe, is co-Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management and serves on the Editorial Review Board for several academic supply chain journals.
Ph.D., Business Administration, Supply Chain Management (December, 2001)
Dissertation Topic: “An Investigation of Supply Risk Perceptions and Management”
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Master of Business Administration with Honors (May, 1995)
New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (December, 1989)
Zsidisin, George A., Janet L. Hartley, Lutz Kaufmann, and Barbara Gaudenzi, Managing Commodity Price Risk: a Supply Chain Perspective, 2nd Edition, Business Expert Press Publishing, New York, NY (2017), ISBN 978-1631570636.
Gaudenzi, Barbara, George A. Zsidisin, Janet L. Hartley, and Lutz Kaufmann, La Gestione Dei Commodity Price Risks: II Punto Di Vista Della Supply Chain, Franco Angeli, Milan, Italy (2015), ISBN 978-88-917-0795-6.
Zsidisin, George A., Janet L. Hartley, and Lutz Kaufmann, Management von Rohstoffpreisrisiken: Ein Supply Chain Perspektive, European Management Publications, Vallender, Germany (2013), ISBN 978-3938877302.
Zsidisin, George A. and Janet L. Hartley, Managing Commodity Price Risk: a Supply Chain Perspective, Business Expert Press Publishing, New York, NY (2012), ISBN 978-1-60649-262-8.
Khan, O. and George A. Zsidisin, Handbook for Supply Chain Risk Management: Case Studies, Effective Practices and Emerging Trends, J. Ross Publishing, Fort Lauderdale, FL (2012), ISBN 978-1604270389.
Zsidisin, George A. and Robert Ritchie, Supply Chain Risk: A Handbook of Assessment, Management, & Performance, Springer International, New York, NY. (2009), ISBN 978-0387799339.
Zsidisin, George A., Amanda Bresler, Benjamin Hazen, Keith Snider and Taylor Wilkerson, “Research in Defense Logistics: Where are we and where are we going?” forthcoming in the Journal of Defense Analytics and Logistics.
Caniato, Federico, Michael Henke, and George A. Zsidisin, “Supply Chain Finance: Historical Foundations, Current Research, Future Developments,” Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, Vol. 25, No. 2 (2019), pp. 99-104.
Saunders, Lance W., Wendy L. Tate, George A. Zsidisin, and Joe Miemczyk, “The Influence of Network Exchange Brokers on the Triple Bottom Line of Sustainable Organizational Networks,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 154, No. 3 (2019), pp. 849-868.
Gaudenzi, Barbara, George A. Zsidisin, Janet L. Hartley, and Lutz Kaufmann, “An Exploration of Factors Influencing the Choice of Commodity Price Risk Mitigation Strategies,” Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2018), pp. 218-237.
Zsidisin, George A., Boyana N. Petkova, Lance W. Saunders, and Mark Bisseling, “Identifying and Managing Supply Quality Risk,” International Journal of Logistics Management Vol. 27, No. 3 (2016), pp. 908-930.
Zsidisin, George A., Boyana N. Petkova, and Lammertjan Dam, “Examining the Influence of Supply Chain Glitches on Shareholder Wealth: Does the Reason Matter?” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 54, No. 1 (2016), pp. 69-82.
Birou, Laura, Heather Lutz, and George A. Zsidisin, “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 (2016), pp.71-85.
Zsidisin, George A., Janet L. Hartley, Ednilson S. Bernardes, and Lance Saunders, “Examining Supply Market Scanning and Internal Communication Climate as Facilitators of Supply Chain Integration,” Supply Chain Management: an International Journal Vol. 20, No. 5 (2015), pp. 549-560.
Jia, Fu and George A. Zsidisin, “Supply Relational Risk: What Role Does Guanxi Play?” Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 35, No. 3 (2014), pp. 259-267.
Zsidisin, George A., Janet L. Hartley, and Wesley A. Collins, “Integrating Student Projects with Real World Problems: The Case of Managing Commodity Price Risk,” Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4 (2013), pp. 389-397.
Zsidisin, George A. and Stephan M. Wagner, “Do Perceptions Become Reality?: The Moderating Role of Supply Chain Resiliency on Disruption Occurrence,” Journal of Business Logistics Vol. 31, No. 2, (2010), pp. 1-20.
Jones, Shawn R. and George A. Zsidisin, “Performance Implications of Product Life Cycle Extension: The Case of the A-10 Aircraft,” Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 29, No. 2 (2008), pp. 189-214.
Bernardes, Ednilson and George A. Zsidisin, “An Examination of Strategic Supply Management Outcomes and Benefits,” Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management Vol. 14, No. 4 (2008), pp. 209-219.
Zsidisin, George A., Stephan M. Wagner, Steven A. Melnyk, Gary L. Ragatz, and Laird A. Burns, “Supply Risk Perceptions and Practices: An Exploratory Comparison of German and U.S. Supply Management Professionals,” International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management Vol. 8, No. 4 (2008), pp. 401-419.
Parker, Delvon B., George A. Zsidisin and Gary L. Ragatz, “Timing and Extent of Supplier Integration in New Product Development: A Contingency Approach,” Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 44, No. 1 (2008), pp. 71-83.
Associate Editor, Journal of Supply Chain Management
Editorial Board, Journal of Defense Analytics and Logistics
Editorial Review Board, Journal of Business Logistics
Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management
Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management