Richard Kraude

Assistant Professor
Management Science and Systems


PhD, Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University
MS, University of Oregon
BS, University of Montana

Teaching Interests

  • Operations management
  • Supply chain management
  • Business analytics
  • Innovation management

Research Interests

  • Risk management
  • New product development
  • Sustainability

Selected Publications

Jacobs, B. W., R. Kraude, S. Narayanan. (2016) Operational Productivity, Corporate Social Performance, Financial Performance, and Risk in Manufacturing Firms. Production & Operations Management. doi 10.1111/poms.12596

Awards, Grants and Honors

  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2017
  • Graduate Office Fellowship 2012-16
  • Awarded CIBER grant in 2015, 2016
  • Doctoral Fellowship (Full tuition and stipend) 2012-17

Professional Affiliations

  • American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)
  • Decision Science Institute (DSI)
  • Institute of Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)
  • Institute of Supply Management (ISM)
  • Production and Operations management Society (POMS)
  • Academy of Management Society (AOM)

Industry Experience

Chemist at Willamette Valley Company, an ISO 9000 compliant multinational coatings, fillers, adhesives and customized robotic equipment manufacturer, from 2008-12. Formulated high performance polyurethanes/polyureas/epoxies for cast, adhesive, sealants, elastomer (CASE) applications and characterized their properties using various analytical instrumentation.