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Daewon Sun

Associate Professor

BIO

Professor Sun’s primary research interests are in pricing strategies and resource management, including economics of information systems, interface between operation management and marketing, pricing strategies in online retailing, supply chain competition/coordination, and product launch/management of information technologies. He has published papers in Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, INFORMS Journal on Computing, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Naval Research Logistics, and Production and Operations Management. Professor Sun’s professional hard work was recognized by three best paper awards and the Operations Research Meritorious Service award.

Professor Sun teaches information systems and operations management core courses, including Systems Analysis and Design, IS Capstone Project, Introduction to Process Analytics, and Business Intelligence.

He holds a Ph.D. in Management Science and Information Systems from the Pennsylvania State University, an MBA from Bowling Green State University, and Bachelor of Business Administration from Korea University, Seoul, Korea.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

TEACHING

  • Business Intelligence
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Process Analytics

HOMEPAGE

PUBLICATIONS

"Designing Multi-Attribute Procurement Mechanisms for Assortment Planning," (with Z. Li, L. Shao), To appear in Decision Sciences.

"Optimal Digital Rights Management with Uncertain Piracy," (with R. Easley, B. Kim), To appear in Decision Sciences.

"Commercialization of Platform Technologies: Launch Timing and Versioning Strategy," (with H. Bhargava, B. Kim),  Production and Operations Management, 22, November, 2013, 1374–1388.

"A Test of Two Models of Value Creation in Virtual Communities," (with C. Porter, S. Devaraj, ),  Journal of Management Information Systems, 30, August, 2013, 261-292.

"Coordinating a Supply Chain with a Manufacturer-Owned Online Channel: A Dual Channel Model under Price Competition," (with J. Ryan, X. Zhao),  IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 60, May, 2013, 247 - 259.

"JIT Delivery with Stochastic Lead Time," (with J.C. Hayya, R.V. Ramasesh, J.E. Tyworth, J.G. Kim, ),  Journal of the Operational Research Society, 64, March, 2013, 97 - 105.

"Optimal Pricing and Capacity Investment for Lead Time Sensitive Demand," (with D. Yu, X. Zhao, ),  IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 60, February, 2013, 124 - 136.

"Equity-Based Incentives and Supply Chain Buy-Back Contracts," (with T. Dai, Z. Li),  Decision Sciences, 43, December, 2012, 661-686.

"Competition and Coordination in Online Marketplaces," (with J. K. Ryan, X. Zhao),  Production and Operations Management, 21, November, 2012, 997-1014.

"On Jointly Optimizing the Changes of Seasonable Goods and Inventory Replenishment," (with Z. Li, F. Tao, ),  International Journal of Systems Science, 43, March, 2012, 1064-1076.

"Acquisition and Disclosure of Operational Information," (with Z. Li),  Decision Sciences, 43, February, 2012, 459-487.

"The Optimal Format to Sell a Product Through the Internet: Posted Price, Auction, and Buy-Price Auction," (with Z. Li, J. C. Hayya),  International Journal of Production Economics, 127, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2010, 147-157.

"Why Do We Observe Stockless Operations on the Internet? – Stockless Operation under Competition," (with J. Ryan, H. Shin),  Production and Operations Management, 17, November1, 2008, 139-149.

"Dual Mechanism for an Online Retailer,"  European Journal of Operational Research, 187, September, 2008, 903-921.

"On Static Stochastic Order Crossover," (with J. C. Hayya, U. Bagchi, J. G. Kim, ),  International Journal of Production Economics, 114, August, 2008, 404-413.

"Pricing under Quality of Service Uncertainty: Market Segmentation via Statistical QoS Guarantees," (with H. Bhargava),  European Journal of Operational Research, 191, February, 2008, 1189-1204.

"Progress in Web-based Decision Support Technologies," (with H. K. Bhargava, D. J. Power),  Decision Support Systems, 43, 2007, 1083-1095.

"Stockout Compensation: Joint Inventory and Price Optimization in Electronic Retailing," (with H. K. Bhargava, S. H. Xu),  INFORMS Journal on Computing, 18(2), 2006, 255-266.

"The (s, Q) Inventory Model with Erlang Lead Time and Deterministic Demand," (with J. G. Kim, X. J. He, J. C. Hayya),  Naval Research Logistics, 51(6), 2004, 906 - 923.

PRESENTATIONS

Daewon Sun, Korea Association of Information Systems Conference, Seoul, Korea, "Optimal Contract Design for Platform Products and User-Developed Applications," (November8, 2013).

Daewon Sun, Twenty Fourth Annual Conference of POMS, POMS, Denver, CO, "Procurement Contracts under Information Asymmetry and Demand Uncertainty," (May 2013).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS 2012 Annual Meeting, INFORMS, Phoenix, AZ, "Competition and Coordination in Online Marketplaces," (October 2012).

Daewon Sun, University of Sydney, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, "Competition and Coordination in Online Marketplaces," (June15, 2012).

Daewon Sun, Twenty Third Annual Conference of POMS, POMS, Chicago, IL, "Competition and Coordination in Online Marketplaces," (April 2012).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS 2011 Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, "Product Launch Timing and Versioning Strategy," (November 2011).

Daewon Sun, Twenty Second Annual Conference of POMS, Reno, NV, "Commercialization of Platform Technologies," (April 2011).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, "Coordinating a Supply Chain with a Manufacturer-Owned Online Channel," (November 2010).

Daewon Sun, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, "Manufacturer-Retailer Conflicts in an E-Commerce Setting," (June15, 2010).

Daewon Sun, Korea Association of Information Systems Conference, Seoul, Korea, "Manufacturer-Retailer Conflicts in an E-Commerce Setting," (June11, 2010).

Daewon Sun, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, "Manufacturer-Retailer Conflicts in an E-Commerce Setting," (June9, 2010).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS 2009 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, "Coordinating a Supply Chain with a Manufacturer-Owned Online Channel: A Dual Channel Model under Price Competition," (October 2009).

Daewon Sun, Notre Dame ITM Symposium, Notre Dame, IN, "Coordinating a Supply Chain with a Manufacturer-Owned Online Channel: A Dual Channel Model under Price Competition," (May 2009).

Daewon Sun, Twentieth Annual Conference of POMS, Orlando, FL, "Coordinating a Supply Chain with a Manufacturer-Owned Online Channel - A Dual Channel Model under Price Competition," (May 2009).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS 2008 Annual Meeting, Washington DC, "Price and Quantity Competition in Online Retailing: Amazon's Marketplace Contract," (November 2008).

Daewon Sun, Nineteenth Annual Conference of POMS, La Jolla, CA, "Price and Quantity Competition between Outlets and Retail Stores: Why Manufacturers Restructure Outlets," (May 2008).

Daewon Sun, Purdue University, "Stockout Compensation in Online Retailing," (November9, 2007).

Daewon Sun, Eighteenth Annual Conference of POMS, Dallas, TX, "Performance of Single-Unit Auctions," (May 2007).

Daewon Sun, 37th Annual Meeting of the Decision Science Institute (DSI2006), San Antonio, Texas, "The Optimal Format to Sell a Product through the Internet: Posted Price, Pure Auction, or Buyout Auction," (November 2006).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS 2006 Annual Meeting, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, "The Role of Stockless Operations in Electronic Retailing," (November 2006).

Daewon Sun, Seventeenth Annual Conference of POMS, Boston, MA, "Why Can We Observe Stockless Operations on the Internet? ” Stockless Operation under Competition," (April 2006).

Daewon Sun, Invited Talk, MIS Research Seminar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Dual Mechanism for an Online Retailer," (March 2005).

Daewon Sun, Thirty-Eighth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38), Big Island, Hawaii, "Performance-Contingent Pricing for Broadband Services," (January 2005).

Daewon Sun, MIS Research Symposium, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, "Multi-Unit Auction with Buy-It-Now," (April 2004).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS 2003 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, "Contingency Pricing Enables Versioning of Broadband Internet Access Services," (October 2003).

Daewon Sun, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS2003), Tampa, Florida, "Dual Mechanism in Electronic Retailing," (August 2003).

Daewon Sun, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS2003), Tampa, Florida, "Pricing Strategy and Resource Management in the Digital Era," (August 2003).

Daewon Sun, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS2003), Tampa, Florida, "Quality-Contingent Differentiated Pricing for Broadband Services," (August 2003).

Daewon Sun, Second Big 10 IS Research Symposium, Columbus, Ohio, "Quality-Contingent Differentiated Pricing for Broadband Services," (May 2003).

Daewon Sun, Research Seminar, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, "Pricing Strategy and Resource Management in the Digital Era," (April 2003).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS Computing Society Conference (ICS2003), Chandler, Arizona, "Best Allocation Strategy for an Online Retailer: Posted Price, Auction, or Both?" (January 2003).

Daewon Sun, First Workshop on e-Business (WEB2002), Barcelona, Spain, "Stockout Compensation and Inventory Management for an Electronic Retailer," (December 2002).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS 2002 Annual Meeting, San Jose, California, "Quality-Contingent Differentiated Pricing for Broadband Services," (November 2002).

Daewon Sun, Seventh Annual Conference on Information Systems & Technology (CIST2002), San Jose, California, "Best Allocation Strategy for an Online Retailer: Posted Price or Auction," (November 2002).

Daewon Sun, DSI Service Workshop, Bloomington, Indiana, "Stockout Compensation and Contingency Pricing Strategies in IT-enabled Commerce," (May 2002).

Daewon Sun, Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE2001), New Orleans, Louisiana, "Joint Inventory and Price Optimization for an Electronic Retailer," (December 2001).

Daewon Sun, INFORMS 2001 Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, "Joint Inventory and Price Optimization for an Electronic Retailer," (November 2001).

Daewon Sun, eBusiness Workshop, Pennsylvania State University, "Inventory Management in e-business: An EOQ Approach with Compensation Policy," (January 2001).