Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

James Zydiak

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: Schreiber 509

Phone: 312.915.6877

E-mail: jzydiak@luc.edu

Degrees

  • PhD Northwestern University, Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, 1989

  • MS Yale University, Engineering and Applied Science, 1980

  • BS Rutgers University, Electrical Engineering, 1979

Research Interests

  • Operations and Service Management

  • Sports Management

  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Courses Taught

  • OPMG 332. Operations Management

  • OPMG 338. Logistics in the Global Economy

  • ISOM/SPRT 339. Sports Facility Management and Operations

  • ISOM 383. Management of Service Operations

  • OPMG 483. Management of Service Operations

  • OPMG 486. Global Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Awards

Undergraduate Faculty Member of the Year in 1998-1999

  • For the Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business

Selected Publications

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

"Fixed Cycle Ordering Policies for Capacitated Multiple Item Inventory Systems with Quantity Discounts," Computers and Industrial Engineering, 38(1), 2000 , Co-Authors: F. Guder 

"Ordering Policies for Multi-Item Inventory Systems Subject to Multiple Resource Constraints," Computers and Operations Research, 26, 1999 , Co-Authors: F. Guder 

"A Further Note on the Fleet Design Problem," The Engineering Economist, 44(2), 1999 , Co-Authors: P. C. Jones 

"Inventory Investment, Product Cycles, and the Imperfectly Competitive Firm," International Journal of Production Economics, 54,1998 , Co-Authors: P. C. Jones and L. N. Moses 

"Non-Stationary Ordering Policies for Multi-Item Inventory Systems Subject to a Single Resource Constraint and Quantity Discounts," Computers and Operations Research, 24(1), 1997 , Co-Authors: F. Guder 

"Heuristic Approaches to Purchasing Bundles of Multiple Products from Multiple Vendors," Journal of Business Logistics, 18(1),1997 , Co-Authors: M.G. Van Buer and E.R. Venta 

"An Extended Algorithm for Capacitated Multiple Item Ordering with All-Units Quantity Discounts," Opsearch, 33(1), 1996 , Co-Authors: F. Guder and S.S. Chaudhry 

"Integrated Production Scheduling, Coordination, and Capacity Investment," The Engineering Economist, 41(2), 1996 , Co-Authors: P.C. Jones and R.R. Inman 

"Non-Stationary Ordering Policies for Multi-Item Inventory Systems Subject to a Single Resource Constraint," Journal of the Operational Research Society, 46(9), 1995 , Co-Authors: F. Guder and S.S. Chaudhry 

"Specially Structured Uncapacitated Facility Location Problems," Operations Research, 43(4), 1995 , Co-Authors: P.C. Jones, T. Lowe, G. Muller, N. Xu, and Y. Ye 

"Vendor Selection with Bundling," Decision Sciences, 26(1), 1995 , Co-Authors: E.C. Rosenthal and S.S. Chaudhry 

"Capacitated Multiple Item Ordering with Incremental Quantity Discounts," Journal of the Operational Research Society, 45(10),1994 , Co-Authors: F. Guder and S.S. Chaudhry 

"Vendor Selection with Price Breaks," European Journal of Operational Research, 70(1), 1993 , Co-Authors: S.S. Chaudhry and F.G. Forst 

"A Further Note on Parallel Replacement," Naval Research Logistics, 40, 1993 , Co-Authors: W.J. Hopp and P.C. Jones 

"The Fleet Design Problem," The Engineering Economist, 38(2), 1993 , Co-Authors: P.C. Jones 

"Capital Asset Valuation and Depreciation for Stochastically Deteriorating Equipment," The Engineering Economist, 38(1), 1992 , Co-Authors: P.C. Jones and W.J. Hopp 

"Parallel Machine Replacement," Naval Research Logistics, 38, 1991 , Co-Authors: P.C. Jones and W.J. Hopp 

"The Supplier Selection Problem: Single vs. Multiple Objective Models," Journal of Purchasing and Materials Management, 27(4),1991 , Co-Authors: S.S. Chaudhry 

"A Multicriteria Approach to Allocating Order Quantity Among Vendors," Production and Inventory Management Journal, 32(3), 1991 , Co-Authors: S.S. Chaudhry and F.G. Forst 

"Stable Economic Depreciation," Operations Research Letters, 9, 1990 , Co-Authors: P.C. Jones and W.J. Hopp 

"Generalized Imputed Salvage Values," The Engineering Economist, 35(3), 1990 , Co-Authors: P.C. Jones and W.J. Hopp 

"Stable Economic Depreciation and Neutral Replacement Decisions," The Engineering Economist, 34(2), 1989 , Co-Authors: P.C. Jones and W.J. Hopp 

"Stationary Dual Prices and Depreciation," Mathematical Programming, 41, 1988 , Co-Authors: P.C. Jones and W.J. Hopp