College of Business Administration

Alfred Guiffrida, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Management and Information Systems

(330) 672-1158


Alfred L. Guiffrida is an Associate Professor of Management in the Department of Management and Information Systems at Kent State University and teaches in the areas of Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Statistics. He holds his Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees all in Industrial Engineering from the University at Buffalo (SUNY) and an MBA in Management Science from Virginia Tech. His papers have been published in Applied Mathematical Modelling, The Engineering Economist, European Journal of Operational Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Information Resources Management Journal, Information Systems and Operational Research, International Journal of Logistics and Applications, International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Business and Economics, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing and International Transactions in Operations Research. His research interests are in the areas of operations and supply chain management. He is a member of CORS, DSI, INFORMS and POMS.

Selected Publications

Wellington, J., Guiffrida, A. L. and S. Lewis (2014). Interior Analysis of the Green Product Mix Solution. European Journal of Operational Research, 237(3), 966-974. 

Nwankpa, J. K., Roumani, Y., Brandyberry, A., Guiffrida, A. L., Hu, M. and M. Shanker (2013). Understanding the Link between Initial ERP Systems and ERP-enabled Adoption. Information Resources Management Journal, 26(4), 18-39. 

Bushuev, M., and Guiffrida, A. L. (2012). Optimal Position of Supply Chain Delivery Window: Concepts and General Conditions. International Journal of Production Economics, 137(2), 226-234. 

Khan, M., Jaber, M. Y. and A. L. Guiffrida (2012). The Effect of Human Factors on the Performance of a Two Level Supply Chain. International Journal of Production Research, 50(2), 517-533.

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