Chwen Sheu, the Paul Edgerley Chair in Business Administration, is a Full Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management and the Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University. Sheu received his Ph.D. in Operations Management from The Ohio State University. He is nationally and internationally recognized in the field of operations and supply chain management with a focus on supply chain relationship, outsourcing, manufacturing sustainability, and global manufacturing management. He teaches in the areas of supply chain management, manufacturing sustainability, continuous improvement, theory of constraints (TOC), and project management.
Sheu has authored or co-authored over 150 refereed journal and proceedings articles. His work has received numerous best paper and research award honors from several academic organizations and professional meetings (Boeing, Indiana University CIBER, APDSI, Academy of Management, the International Journal of Operations and Production Management). He has also received several honors in teaching at the national and university levels. In the last few years, Sheu has taught Supply Chain Management and Global Logistics to various groups of corporate executives in China and Taiwan.
Sheu has served as the president of the Global Manufacturing Research Group (www.gmrg.org). He is currently the VP of Education, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (Kansas City). He has consulted for more than 40 firms (including Boeing, China Mobile, Western Resources, Boehringer Ingelheim, Taipei Computer Association, Motorola, Far Eastern Textile, and Kansas Farm Bureau) in the areas of supply chain management, continuous improvement, and project management.
Sheu has been a faculty member at Kansas State University since 1990.