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Steven Carnovale

Assistant Professor
Department of Management, International Business, and Entrepreneurship
Saunders College of Business

585-475-7335
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Steven Carnovale

Assistant Professor
Department of Management, International Business, and Entrepreneurship
Saunders College of Business

Education

BS, Ph.D., Rutgers University

Bio

Dr. Carnovale holds the rank of Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at, the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Prior to, joining RIT, Dr. Carnovale was Nike Professor of Supply Chain Management at Portland State, University from Sept. 2014 to June 2018. Dr. Carnovale is a supply chain strategist and, econometrician specializing in interfirm networks, risk management and global, sourcing/production networks with a specific focus on equity-based partnerships. His, research has appeared in the Journal of Supply Chain Management, the Journal of Purchasing, and Supply Management, the European Journal of Operational Research and Annals of, Operations Research among others. Dr. Carnovale earned his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees at Rutgers, University, specializing in Supply Chain Management and Marketing Sciences. Dr. Carnovale, is a frequent speaker at both academic and professional supply chain meetings on topics, related to supply networks & an!, alytics, with a specific focus on how firms can use these concepts to generate enhanced, visibility and financial performance within their supply chains and extended, enterprises.

Prior to his academic work he co-founded a marketing strategy and, consulting firm, worked in sales and operations management roles in the IT sector, as well, as in market research and marketing analytics roles.

585-475-7335

Currently Teaching

DECS-310
3 Credits
A survey of operations and supply chain management that relates to both service- and goods- producing organizations. Topics include operations and supply chain strategies; ethical behavior; forecasting; product and service design, including innovation and sustainability; capacity and inventory management; lean operations; managing projects; quality assurance; global supply chains; and the impacts of technology.
DECS-435
3 Credits
This course introduces the basic concepts in supply chain management fundamentals as well as strategies and practice, and examines important managerial issues. Topics covered include forecasting, inventory management, third-party logistics, partnering, contracts, event management and conflict resolution, e-business, and strategy.
DECS-445
3 Credits
This course introduces students to the subject of managing supplier relations and purchasing activities. Topics covered include supplier selection, vendor pricing, materials quality control, value analysis, make-or-buy, speculation and hedging, and international sourcing as well as the legal and ethical constraints faced by purchasing practitioners.

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  • December 7, 2018

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    Supply chain degree helps students meet demand

    The interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree program in supply chain management, which launched this fall, focuses on the coordination of processes required within a business, as well as across businesses and suppliers, to deliver products and services efficiently.

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Books
DuHadway, S.,& Carnovale, S. (2019). Revisiting Supply Chain Risk Springer Series in Supply Chain Management. Springer.
Chapters
DuHadway, S.,& Carnovale, S. (2019). Malicious Supply Chain Risk: A Literature Review and Future Directions. Revisiting Supply Chain Risk Springer Series in Supply Chain Management.
Journals
Carnovale, S.,Henke, J.,DuHadway, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2018). Unintended Consequences: How Suppliers Compensate for Price Concessions and the Role of Organizational Justice in Buyer-Supplier Relations. Journal of Business Logistics.
Carnovale, S.,Rogers, D.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2018). Broadening the Perspective of Supply Chain Finance: The Performance Impacts of Network Power and Cohesion. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management.
DuHadway, S.,Carnovale, S.,& Kannan, V. (2018). Organizational Communication and Individual Behavior: Implications for Supply Chain Risk Management. Journal of Supply Chain Management. 54. 3-19.
DuHadway, S.,Carnovale, S.,& Hazen, B. (2017). Understanding Risk Management for Intentional Supply Chain Disruptions: Risk Detection, Risk Mitigation, and Risk Recovery. Annals of Operations Research.
Carnovale, S.,Yeniyurt, S.,& Rogers, D. (2017). Network Connectedness in Vertical and Horizontal Manufacturing Joint Venture Formations: A Power Perspective. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management.
Yeniyurt, S.,& Carnovale, S. (2017). Global Supply Network Embeddedness and Power: An Analysis of International Joint Venture Formations. International Business Review.
Carnovale, S.,Allen, C.,Pullman, M.,& Wong, D. (2016). Using Continuous Improvement in Online Program Design: DMAIC as a Tool for Assurance of Learning Assessments. Decision Science Journal of Innovative Education.
Carnovale, S.,Rogers, D.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2016). Bridging structural holes in global manufacturing equity based partnerships: A network analysis of domestic vs. international joint venture formations. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2015). The Impact of Supply Network Structure on the Financial Performance of the Firm. Supply Chain Forum: an International Journal.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2015). The Role of Ego Networks in Facilitating Supply Network Innovations. Journal of Supply Chain Management.
Garvey, M.,Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2015). An Analytical Framework for Supply Network Risk Propagation: A Bayesian Network Approach. European Journal of Operational Research.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2014). The Role Of Ego Networks In Manufacturing Joint Venture Formations. Journal of Supply Chain Management.
Presentations
DuHadway, S.,& Carnovale, S. (2018). Malicious Risk: A Literature Review. IPSERA Annual Meeting.
Rogers, Z.,Carnovale, S.,Rogers, D.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2018). Logistics Industry Realities and Future Directions: Two Years of The Logistics Manager's Index. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Zhao, Y.,Parente, R.,& Carnovale, S. (2018). Network Advantages and Entry Strategies. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting.
Rogers, D.,Rogers, Z.,Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2017). Logistics Managers Index: A Leading Indicator. Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Meeting.
Rogers, Z.,& Carnovale, S. (2017). The Backdoor is Open: Cyber Security in Cyber Selection. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
DuHadway, S.,& Carnovale, S. (2017). The Effect of Risk Compensation on Supply Chain Risk Decision Making. Production & Operations Management Society Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S., (2016). Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive: Understanding the Types of Analytics and How They Can Help Reverse Logistics’ Planning and Success. Institute for Supply Management Western Washington Annual Meeting.
Johnson, A.,Carnovale, S.,Hazen, B.,& Boehmke, B. (2016). A Theoretical Framework for Understanding Mission Critical Logistics. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Rossetti, C.,Akkermans, H.,Bhakoo, V.,& Carnovale, S. (2016). Bagging grey swans:-a supply network approach to identifying and managing low-probability high-impact supply chain events. EUROMA Annual Meeting.
Rogers, Z., (2016). The Backdoor is Open: Managing Supply Chain Cyber Security. Institute for Supply Management Western Washington Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2015). Network Distance and Information Access in New JV Formations. Production & Operations Management Society Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2015). Network Structure and Power in Supply Chain Manufacturing Joint Venture Formations. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,Henke, J.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2015). A Longitudinal Analysis of Supplier Working Relations in Component Markets. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Henke, J.,Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2015). A Longitudinal Analysis of Supplier Working Relations in Component Markets. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Garvey, M.,Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2014). A Stochastic Facility Location Problem with Supply Chain Risk Propagation. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2014). Power in International Supply Networks: The Role of Network Structure. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Garvey, M.,Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2013). . Measuring Risk in Supply Chain Networks: An Analytical Perspective. Production & Operations Management Society Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,Yeniyurt, S.,Lei, L.,Lyons, K.,& Oppenheim, R. (2013). The Impact of Outsourcing on Sustainability and the Antecedents of Firm Insourcing Behavior. 23rd Annual North American Research Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.
Osorio, A.,Carnovale, S.,& Corradini, M. (2013). Connecting the Forward and Reverse Flows of Quality: A Model for Total Quality Delivery. Production & Operations Management Society Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2013). Sourcing Networks and Joint Venture Formations: A Social Network Approach. Production & Operations Management Society Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2013). The Role of Network Structure in Equity Based Partnerships: A Social Network Analysis of Domestic vs. International Joint Venture Formations. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2013). Keep Your Suppliers Close and Competitors Closer: Sourcing Networks & Manufacturing Joint Ventures. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Garvey, M.,Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2013). A Supply Chain Risk Management Framework: A Bayesian Network Approach. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2013). An Empirical Analysis of Power in Supply Networks: A Buyer Supplier Perspective. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Garvey, M.,Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2013). A Supply Chain Risk Management Framework: A Bayesian Network Approach. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2013). An Empirical Analysis of Power in Supply Networks: A Network Theoretic Buyer Supplier Perspective. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,Yeniyurt, S.,Lei, L.,Lyons, K.,& Oppenheim, R. (2013). The Impact of Outsourcing on Sustainability and the Antecedents of Firm Insourcing Behavior. Production & Operations Management Society Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,Garvey, M.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2012). The Management of Risk in Supply Chains: A Network Approach. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Osorio, A.,Carnovale, S.,& Corradini, M. (2012). Extending the Quality Chain: Delivering Quality to Final Consumers. 22nd Annual North American Research Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.
Carnovale, S.,Garvey, M.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2012). The Implications of Network Structure on Supply Chain Risk Management. 22nd Annual North American Research Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2012). Global Network Structure and International Manufacturing Joint-Venture Formations. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2012). The Role of Network Structure in Manufacturing Joint Venture Formations. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Johnson, A.,& Carnovale, S. (2012). A Robust Risk Management Framework in the Services Supply Chain: A Just in Time Perspective. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Johnson, A.,& Carnovale, S. (2012). A Robust Risk Management Framework in the Services Supply Chain: A Just in Time Perspective. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,Garvey, M.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2012). The Management of Risk in Supply Chains: A Network Approach. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2011). A Network Perspective of Global Sourcing. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting.
Carnovale, S.,& yeniyurt, S. (2011). Global Sourcing: A Social Network Perspective. 16th Annual IFPSM Summer School on Advanced Purchasing Research.
Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, s. (2011). Sourcing Strategies and Network Structure: A Network Theory Analysis of Global Sourcing. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Garvey, M.,Carnovale, S.,& Yeniyurt, S. (2011). An Analytical Framework of Supply Chain Complexity: A Graph Theoretic Approach. INFORMS Annual Meeting.