Michael J. Braunscheidel

Clinical Assistant Professor
Operations Management and Strategy


PhD, University at Buffalo School of Management
MBA, Canisius College
BME, University of Detroit


  • Production and operations management
  • Supply chain management


  • Supply Chain Agility
  • Supply Chain Resilience

Selected Publications

Braunscheidel, M. J., & Suresh, N. C. (2009). The organizational antecedents of a firm's supply chain agility for risk mitigation and response. Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 27, Issue 2, 119-140.

Braunscheidel, M.J., Suresh, N.C. and Boisnier, A.D. (2010). Investigating the Impact of Organizational Culture on Supply Chain Integration. Human Resource Management. September – October 2010. Vol. 49, Issue 5, pp 883-911.

Braunscheidel, M.J. & Suresh, N.C. (2017) Cultivating Supply Chain Agility: Managerial Actions Derived from Established Antecedents. In Khojastch, Y. (Ed.) Supply Chain Risk Management: Advanced Tools, Models, and Developments. 289-309.

Braunscheidel, M.J., Hamister, J.W., Suresh, N.C., and Star, H. (2011) An institutional theory perspective on Six Sigma adoption, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp.423 – 451.

Awards, Grants and Honors

  • Received The James S. Valone Outstanding Undergraduate Professor Award
  • Received The Donald E. Calvert Outstanding MBA Professor Award
  • Wehle School of Business Faculty Scholarship Award

Professional Affiliations

  • Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Industry Experience

  • Pierce & Stevens Corporation, 1986 to 2001
  • West Valley Nuclear Services, 1985 to 1986
  • Ashland Petroleum Corporation, 1977 to 1984