Guillaume Roels

Associate Professor of Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management


With a research focus on supply chain management and operations management in knowledge-based services, Guillaume Roels characterizes the worst-case performance of supply chains with limited demand information and uncoordinated decision-making. His findings led to the development of principles for making robust supply chain decisions, such as contracting, capacity investment, capacity allocation and pricing. Roels has studied ways to improve productivity in knowledge-based services by properly designing incentive mechanisms or improving time management.

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4 Articles

Colleagues sitting at table in conference room at business meeting. Research Brief / Productivity

The Makeup of Your Team Should Dictate How and When You Have Meetings

Team size and how staffer productivity varies are crucial considerations

Illustration of two hot dog carts Research Brief / Pricing

Avoiding Direct Price Competition: Bundling and Unbundling

If one company bundles products, its competitors are always better off not bundling; the thing to avoid is a head-to-head competition wherein the only way to get an edge is by cutting prices

Illustration of a man thinking Feature / Time Management

Time Management for Startups: Entrepreneurs Act as if Future Hours Aren’t Worth Much

Research adapts big-company operational knowledge to smaller organizations

Two males looking at a computer screen Research Brief / Leadership

Quantifying Team Leadership Approaches: To Do, or to Direct Others?

In a field often ruled by personality, a rational model is proposed