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Martin Lariviere

John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Operations

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How the Pandemic Will (and Won’t) Change Companies’ Operations

From stocking grocery store shelves to pricing plane tickets, here’s what to expect.

Researchers: Martin Lariviere

May 3, 2021


From PPE to Denim and Beer, Here’s What the Pandemic Is Teaching Us about Supply Chains

Five lessons from Kellogg Professor Marty Lariviere.

Researchers: Martin Lariviere

August 5, 2020


Podcast: How Do Those Valentine’s Day Roses End Up in Your Bouquet? It’s Complicated.

Millions of blooms. Two continents. One day. And a very busy airport.

Researchers: Martin Lariviere

February 13, 2019


Take 5: What Science Says about Your Summer Vacation

Kellogg faculty explore the psychology and economics of common travel conundrums.

Researchers: Achal Bassamboo, Kent Grayson, Thomas N. Hubbard, Maryam Kouchaki, Martin Lariviere and Derek D. Rucker

July 3, 2018


Take 5: Holiday Shopping

Our faculty explain the reasoning behind some common shopping scenarios.

Researchers: Ulf Bockenholt, Alexander Chernev, Lakshman Krishnamurthi, Martin Lariviere and Blakeley B. McShane

December 5, 2017


Take 5: How to Nurture Your Work Relationships

Ways to improve negotiations and better manage conflict at the office.

Researchers: Jeanne M. Brett, Eli J. Finkel, Thomas Lys, Leigh Thompson, Aparna Labroo and Martin Lariviere

February 7, 2017

From Long Checkout Lines to Departure Gate Chaos, Can Companies Reduce Holiday Hassles?

An operations professor explores better ways to form queues, ride escalators, and deliver packages.

Researchers: Martin Lariviere

December 2, 2016


Who Benefits from Airline Baggage Fees?

Customers hate them, but maybe they shouldn’t.

Researchers: Gad Allon, Achal Bassamboo and Martin Lariviere

August 3, 2015


Empowering Employees as Leaders

A manufacturer succeeds with an employee-centric culture.

Researchers: Dylan Minor and Martin Lariviere

November 3, 2014


Where the Employees Are the Leaders

Prioritizing employee leadership helps Barry-Wehmiller differentiate in manufacturing

Researchers: Dylan Minor and Martin Lariviere

November 3, 2014


Outsourcing Contracts in Service Industries

A new model reveals a surprisingly simple pricing scheme for outsourced service contracts

Researchers: Mustafa Akan, Baris Ata and Martin Lariviere

December 1, 2012


The Trick to Turn-and-Earn

Why the allocation mechanism smoothes demand fluctuations

Researchers: Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu and Martin Lariviere

March 2, 2012


Learning from Zillow and Zoots

Improved performance through service inventory management

Researchers: Sunil Chopra and Martin Lariviere

January 1, 2009

Data Analytics


Are Reservations Recommended?

Offering reservations is costly to restaurants, but they can be beneficial in some cases

Researchers: Alexei Alexandrov and Martin Lariviere

December 1, 2007


Supply Chain Coordination with Revenue-Sharing Contracts

A missed opportunity?

Researchers: Gérard Cachon and Martin Lariviere

July 1, 2007