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Frank Montabon

Title: Professor
Department: Supply Chain Management

Office: 3347 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-1208

Academic History

  • PhD, Operations Management, Michigan State University, 2001
  • BBA, Management Information Systems Concentration, University of Notre Dame, 1991


  • Business Measurement
  • Corporate Social Performance
  • Environmentally Responsible Manufacturing (ERM)
  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Information Systems and the Supply Chain
  • ISO 14000
  • Process Improvement
  • Software Design, Selection and Development for the Supply Chain

Professional Licenses and Certifications

Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management
Certified in Integrated Resource Management
Certified Professional in Supply Management
Certified Supply Chain Professional

Selected Publications

  • Montabon, F., Daugherty, P., Chen, H. (2018) "Setting Standards for Single Respondent Survey Design", Journal of Supply Chain Management, 54 (1):35-41. Link to Paper
  • Dai, J., Cantor, D., Montabon, F. (2017) "Examining Corporate Environmental Proactivity and Operational Performance: A Strategy-Structure-Capabilities-Performance Perspective within a Green Context", International Journal of Production Economics, 193:272-280. Link to Paper
  • Montabon, F., Pagell, M., Wu, Z. (2016) "Making Sustainability Sustainable", Journal of Supply Chain Management, 52 (2):11-27. Link to Paper
  • Montabon, F., Morrow, P., and Cantor, D. (2016) "Promoting Environmental Citizenship Behavior", International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, 10 (1):63-88. Link to Paper
  • Dai, J., Cantor, D., and Montabon, F. (2015) "How Environmental Management Competitive Pressure Affects a Focal Firm’s Environmental Innovation Activities: A Green Supply Chain Perspective", Journal of Business Logistics, 36 (3):242 - 259. Link to Paper
  • Suzuki, Y., Montabon, F., and Lu, S. (2014) "DSS of vehicle refueling: A new enhanced approach with fuel weight considerations", Decision Support Systems, 68:15-25.
  • Watson, K., and Montabon, F. (2014) "A ranking of supply chain management journals based on departmental lists", International Journal of Production Research, 52 (14):4364-4377.