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    5037 AB Tilburg


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Personal profile

Research interests

Research Interests

- Evolution of supply network structures

- Multi-tier sourcing practices and their implications for sustainability and supply risks

- Behavioral bias in supply chain decision-making


2017-Present: Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management

Department of Management, School of Economics and Mangement, Tilburg University

2015: Visiting Ph.D. Student

Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

2008-2010:  Supply Chain Manager

Samsung Electronics Italia S.p.A.

2002-2004: Sergeant, Education and Public Affairs

Republic of Korea Army Aviation Command

Current courses

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  • Operations Management
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Supply Chain Management (Scm)
  • Purchasing And Supply Management
  • Purchasing Management

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Suppliers Business & Economics
Relationship commitment Business & Economics
Evaluation theory Business & Economics
Buyer power Business & Economics
Supplier relationships Business & Economics
Network development Business & Economics
Supply network Business & Economics
Sourcing Business & Economics

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Research Output 2017 2019

  • 5 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution

To insource or outsource the sourcing? A behavioral investigation of the multi-tier sourcing decision

Chae, S., Lawson, B., Kull, T. & Choi, T., 2019, In : International Journal of Operations and Production Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Decision making
Sourcing decisions

A data-analytics approach to identifying hidden critical suppliers in supply networks: Development of nexus supplier index

Shao, B. B. M., Shi, Z. M., Choi, T. Y. & Chae, S., Oct 2018, In : Decision Support Systems. 114, p. 37-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Data envelopment analysis
Mathematical models
Network development
Supply network

Understanding multitier-sourcing behavior

Chae, S., Lawson, B., Kull, T. J. & Choi, T. Y., Jan 2018, In : Inside Supply Management. 29, 1, p. 10-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Buyer power and supplier relationship commitment: A cognitive evaluation theory perspective

Chae, S., Choi, T. Y. & Hur, D., Apr 2017, In : Journal of Supply Chain Management. 53, 2, p. 39-60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Buyer power
Evaluation theory
Supplier relationships
Relationship commitment

The future of supply management

Kull, T. J., Chae, S. & Choi, T. Y., Apr 2017, In : Supply Chain Management Review. Jan/Feb, p. 36-42

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access