讲座题目：The Strategic Benefit of Horizontal Decentralization in Durable Good Procurement
Dr. Chunming Shi (施春明) is an Associate Professor (with tenure) and Ph.D. dissertation supervisor in the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada. He also served as the director of the Center for Supply Chain Management. He received double bachelor degrees in electrical engineering and business administration from the University of Science and Technology of China, an M.Eng. in electrical engineering from the National University of Singapore, and a Ph.D. in operations management from the Washington State University. His research and teaching interests include Supply Chain Management, Sustainability, and Operations/Accounting Interface. His research work have been published or accepted by journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, International Journal of Production Economics, Omega, and IEEE Transactions on System, Man and Cybernetics. His research has been supported by National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada and Chartered Accountants of Canada.