The Department of Supply Chain Management is pleased to welcome Veronica Villena for a special guest lecture on Monday, March 4. Villena is the Loui Olivas Chair in Management at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
The lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission.
About the speaker
Veronica Villena is the Loui Olivas Chair in Management at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Her research focuses on how companies engage their global supplier network to achieve economic, environmental, and social outcomes. She has worked with leading sustainability companies in the automotive, electronics, consumer product, pharmaceutical, fashion, and food sectors on how they can diffuse their environmental and labor practices to their first-, second- and third-tier suppliers. Her research explores the challenges companies face in cascading their environmental and labor requirements to these upstream suppliers while informing the reasons why suppliers do not fulfill such requirements.
Dr. Villena’s work has been published in a variety of prestigious journals, including the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, and Decision Sciences. She also publishes in managerial outlets such as Harvard Business Review and Supply Chain Management Review. She currently serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Operations Management and Decision Sciences and as a senior editor for Production and Operations Management. Villena earned her PhD and MBA from IE Business School (Spain) and her bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria (Peru).