Dr. Donald B Rosenfield

Senior Lecturer

Primary DLC

MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT Room: E62-577

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Applied Probability
Business Education
Facility Inventory and Location
Manufacturing Education
Manufacturing Management
Manufacturing Systems
Operations Management
Operations Research and Logistics
Offshoring / Outsourcing
Supply Chain Management
Total Quality Management
Vehicle Routing
Lean Sustainment Initiative (LSI)
Labor Issues and Manufacturing

Research Summary

Rosenfield focuses on operations management and strategy. His specific areas of interest include supply chain management and strategy, the strategic impact of the entire range of operations decisions in both manufacturing and services, and the interface between manufacturing and the supply chain. He also focuses on the impact of globalization on operations and the supply chain. Some particular issues include what types of locations and strategies companies follow in developing global strategies and entering new markets. He is the recent coauthor of Operations Leadership, Competing in the 21st Century.

Recent Work