Kevin McCardle

Professor Emeritus of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management


Kevin McCardle focuses his research on operational decision analysis, an area of study analyzing the structure of business decisions that can be modeled mathematically. He is interested in the role of information and risk attitudes in decisions that are made sequentially or competitively. His most recent work analyzes the planning of production schedules to maximize consistency in quality and balance.

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2 Articles

Scotch barrels stacked inside a distillery Research Brief / Supply Chain

Distillers’ Dilemma: Sell Now or Let Whisky Age Further

Decision analysis for a firm considering adding a longer-aged product to its lineup

Employee checks on industrial equipment in a plant Feature / Management

A Model Could Help Food Processors Operate More Efficiently

Managing production with the declining potency of a catalyst