(Non-peer-reviewed papers or invited articles are marked with an ‘*’)
Lai, R., Ren, Z. J., Robb, D. J. 2014. Geographical Influences on Chinese Inventory: An Exploratory Study. International Journal of Inventory Research, forthcoming.
*Ren, Z. J., Wang, X. 2013. Building Trust In A Virtual World: Quality Concerns Are Still A Major Hurdle For Chinese E-Commerce Companies. China Daily (European Weekly), August 16, 2013.
(Part of Cover Story)
*Wang, X., Ren, Z. J. 2013. A Tale of Two Games: Global Strategies of Multinational Companies in China’s E-commerce Market. The World Financial Review, Mar/Apr 2013.
Griffiths, F., Cave, J., Boardman, F., Ren, Z. J., Pawlikowska, T., Ball, R., Clarke, A., Cohen, A.B. 2012. Social Networks - the Future for Health Care Delivery. Social Science & Medicine, 75(12): 2233-2241.
*Wang, X., Ren, Z. J. 2012. How to Compete in China’s E-Commerce Market. Sloan Management Review, Fall 2012.
Wen, N., Graves,S., Ren, Z. J. 2012. Ship-Pack Optimization in a Two-Echelon Distribution System. European Journal of Operational Research 220(3): 777-78.
Robb, D., Liu, F., Lai, R., Ren, Z. J. 2012. Inventory in Mainland China: Historical, Industry, and Geographic Perspectives, International Journal of Production Economics, 135(1): 440-450.
Shwartz, M., Cohen, A. B., Restuccia, J., Ren, Z. J., Labonte, A. Theokary, C., & Horwitt , J. 2011. How Well Can We Identify The High-Performing Hospital? Medical Care Research and Review, 68(3): 290-310.
(This paper was nominated by the MCRR Editorial Board for the National Institute of Health Care Management (NIHCM) Annual Research Award)
Theokary, C. & Ren, Z. J. 2011. An Empirical Study of the Relations between Hospital Volume, Teaching Status and Service Quality, Production and Operations Management, 20(3): 303–318.
*Wang, X. and Z. J. Ren. 2011. How High-Performing Organizations Manage Disruptions (invited paper). Tsinghua Business Review (inaugural issue, in Chinese), 1(1).114-120.
Ren, Z. J., M. Cohen, T. Ho, and C. Terwiesch. 2008. Sharing Forecast Information in a Long-term Supply Chain Relationship: The Role of Customer Review Strategy. Operations Research, 58(1): 81–93.
Shwartz M., Ren, Z. J., Pekoz, E., Wang, X., Cohen, A. B., & Restuccia, J. 2008. Estimating A Composite Measure of Hospital Quality From the Hospital Compare Database. Medical Care, 46(8): 778-785.
Ren, Z. J. and Y-P. Zhou. 2006. Call Center Outsourcing: Coordinating Staffing Levels and Service Quality. Management Science, 54 (2). 369-383.
Cohen, M., T. Ho, Z. J. Ren and C. Terwiesch. 2004. Measuring Imputed Costs in the Semiconductor Equipment Supply Chain. Management Science, 49(12). 1653-1670.
*Ren, Z. J. 2003. An Empirical Analysis of Forecast Sharing in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry (Extended Abstract of Winners of MSOM Student Paper Competition), Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. 5-1(Winter 2003). 70-73.
Z. J. Ren. Business Analytics with Microsoft Excel: A Multimedia Experience, forthcoming, 2014.
Published Book Chapters:
Zhou, Y-P. and Z. J. Ren. Service Outsourcing. Forthcoming in Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, edited by edited by James J. Cochran et al. Wiley, New York.
Ren, Z. J. Information Sharing in Supply Chains. Forthcoming in Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, edited by edited by James J. Cochran et al. Wiley, New York.