Faculty & Staff Directory

iconiconNameMorgan SwinkImageMorgan SwinkFirstnameMorganLastnameSwinkOffice Phone817-257-7463
Position:Professor and Executive Director SVCCDepartment:Information Systems and Supply Chain MgmtOffice:Neeley 3236Professorship / Chair:Eunice and James L. West ChairRole:FacultyEducation
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Business. Ph.D., 1992. Major/Minor: Operations Management/Business Strategy
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS, Graduate School of Management. MBA, December, 1986.
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY. B.S. Mechanical Engineering, May, 1983.
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Product/Process Innovation
  • Operations Strategy
Work Experience
  • Texas Instruments
Courses Taught
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Strategy
  • Innovation Management
  • Project Management
Key Publications
  • 1. Narasimhan, R., Swink, M., and Viswanatham, S. "An Examination of Complements to Product-Process Technology Integration and Their Influences on Manufacturing Capabilities," forthcoming in Decision Sciences Journal.
  • 2. Lee, J., and Swink, M. "The Roles of Worker Expertise,
  • Information Sharing Quality, and Psychological Safety in Manufacturing Process Innovation: An Intellectual Capital Perspective," forthcoming in Production Operations Management Journal.
  • 3. Chung, W. and Swink, M., "Patterns of AMT Utilization and the Growth of Manufacturing Capabilities: An Empirical
  • Validation," Production Operations Management Journal, 2009, 18(5), 533-545.
  • 4. Song, X.M., and Swink, M. "Marketing-Manufacturing Integration Across Stages of New Product Development: Effects on the Success of High and Low Innovativeness Products," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2009, 56(1), 31-44.
  • 5. Baines, T., Lightfoot, H., Peppard, J., Johnson, M., Tiwari, A., Shehab, E., and Swink, M. Towards an Operations strategy for product-centric servitization, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 2008, 29(5), 494-519.
  • 6. Closs, D., Jacobs, M., Swink, M., and Webb, S. "Competencies for Managing Product Portfolio Complexity: Six Case Studies," Journal of Operations Management, 2008, 25(6), 590-610.
  • 7. Swink, M. and A. Nair, "Capturing the Competitive Advantages of AMT: The Role of Design-Manufacturing Integration as Complementary Asset," Journal of Operations Management, 2007, 25(3), 736-754.
  • 8. Bendoly, E. and Swink. M. "Moderating Effects of Information Access on Project Management Behavior, Performance and Perceptions" Journal of Operations Management, 2007, 25(3), 604-622.
  • 9. Nair, A. and M. Swink, "Linking internal technology development and the use of AMT with manufacturing plant
  • capabilities," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2007, 54(4), 742-755.
  • 10. Swink, M. and X.M. Song. "Effects of Marketing-Manufacturing Integration on New Product Development Time and Competitive Advantage," Journal of Operations Management, 2007, 25(1), 203-217.
  • 11. Swink, M. and G. Zsidisin, "On the Benefits and Risks
  • of Focused Commitment to Suppliers," International Journal of Production Research, 2006, 44(20), 4223-4240.
  • 12. Swink, M., R. Narasimhan, and C. Wang, "Managing Beyond the Factory Walls: Effects of Four Types of Strategic Integration on Manufacturing Plant Performance," Journal of Operations Management, 2007, 25(1), 148-164.
  • 13. Swink, M., S. Talluri, and T. Pandejpong, "Faster, Better, Cheaper: A Study of NPD Project Efficiency and Performance Tradeoffs," Journal of Operations Management, 2006, 24(5), 542-562.
  • 14. Swink, M. "Building Collaborative Innovation Capability," Research - Technology Management, March-April, 2006, 37-47.
  • 15. Narasimhan, R., M. Swink, and S.W. Kim, "Disentangling Leanness and Agility: A Taxonomy of Manufacturing Plant Performance," Journal of Operations Management, 2006, 24(5), 440-457.
  • 16. Swink, M., R. Narasimhan and S. Kim "Linking Practice
  • to Performance: Empirical Study of High-Performing Manufacturing Plants," Production and Inventory Management Journal, 2005, 44, VI-1-9.
  • 17. Boyer, K., M. Swink and E. Rosenzweig "Operations Strategy Research in the POMS Journal," Production and
  • Operations Management Journal, 14(4), 2005, 442-449.
  • 18. Swink, M., R. Narasimhan and S. Kim "Manufacturing
  • Practices and Strategic Integration: Effects on Cost Efficiency, Flexibility and Market-based Performance,"
  • Decision Sciences Journal, 36(3), 2005, 427-458.
  • 19. Narasimhan, R., M. Swink and S. Kim "An Exploratory Study of Manufacturing Practice and Performance Interrelationships: Implications for Capability Progression," International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 25(10), 2005, 1013-1033.
  • 20. Closs, D., M. Swink and A. Nair "The Role of Information Connectivity in Making Flexible Logistics Programs Successful, International Journal of Physical
  • Distribution and Logistics Management, 35(4), 2005, 258-277.
  • 21. Swink, M. and R. Calantone "Design-Manufacturing Integration as a Mediator of Antecedents to New Product
  • Design Quality," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 51(4), 2004, 472-482. Honorable mention as runner-up for the 2004 Best Paper Award.
  • 22. Ling, J. and M. Swink, "Integrated Product Development & System Engineering," International Journal of Product Development, 1(3/4), 2005, 235-240.
  • 23. Swink, M. "Exploring New Product Innovation Types and Performance: The Roles of Project Leadership, Functional Influences, and Design Integration," International Journal of Product Development, 1(3/4), 2005, 241-260.
  • 24. Melnyk, S.A., D.M. Stewart, and M. Swink "Metrics and Performance Measurement in Operations Management: Dealing with the Metrics Maze," Journal of Operations Management, 22(3), 2004, 209-218.
  • 25. Swink, M. "Completing Projects On-Time: How Project
  • Acceleration Affects New Product Development," Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 20(4), 2003, 319-344.
  • 26. Swink, M. "Product Development - Faster, On-time," Research-Technology Management, July-August, 2002, 50-58.
  • 27. Swink, M. "Technological Innovativeness as a Moderator of New Product Design Integration and Top Management Support," Journal of Product Innovation Management, 17(3), 2000, 208-220.
  • 28. Swink, M. and V. Mabert "Product Development Partnerships: Balancing Manufacturers' and Suppliers' Needs," Business Horizons, May-June, 43(3), 2000, 59-68: also published in The Supply Chain Yearbook, 2001 Edition (McGraw-Hill), ed. by J.A. Woods and E.J. Marien.
  • 29. Swink, M. "Threats to New Product Manufacturability and the Effects of Development Team Integration Processes," Journal of Operations Management, 17(6), 1999, 691-709.
  • 30. Swink, M. and C. Speier "Presenting Geographic Information: Effects of Data Aggregation, Dispersion, and User's Spatial Orientation," Decision Sciences, 30(1), 1999, 169-195.
  • 31. Schmenner, R. and M. Swink. "On Theory in Operations Management," Journal of Operations Management, 17(1), 1998, 97-113.
  • 32. Barron, O., M. Groomer and M. Swink "Setting Tolerable Misstatements When Auditing Aggregated Accounts," Decision Sciences, 29(4), 1998, 1005-1033.
  • 33. Swink, M. and H. Hegarty "Core Manufacturing Capabilities and Their Links to Product Differentiation," International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 18(4), 1998, 374-396.
  • 34. Swink, M. "A Tutorial on Implementing Concurrent Engineering in New Product Development Programs," Journal of Operations Management, 16(1), 1998, 103-116.
  • 35. Swink, M. and P. Robinson "Complexity Factors and Intuition-Based Methods for Facility Network Design," Decision Sciences, 28(3), 1997, 583-614.
  • 36. Swink, M., J. Sandvig and V. Mabert "Customizing Concurrent Engineering Processes: Five Case Studies" Journal of Product Innovation Management, 13(3), 1996, 229-244.
  • 37. Swink, M. "The Influences of Task and User Factors on Performance in a Logistics DSS Application" Decision Sciences, 26(4), 1995, 503-529.
  • 38. Swink, M., J. Sandvig and V. Mabert "Adding Zip to Product Development: Concurrent Engineering Methods and Tools" Business Horizons, 39(2), 1996, 41-49.
  • 39. Swink, M. and P. Robinson "A Comparative Model of Facility Network Design Methodologies," Journal of Operations Management, 13(3), 1995, 169-181.
  • 40. Swink, M. and M. Way "Manufacturing Strategy: Propositions, Current Research, Renewed Directions," International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 15(7), 1995, 4-26.
  • 41. Swink, M. and P. Robinson "Reason Based Solutions and the Complexity of Distribution Network Design Problems," European Journal of Operational Research, 76, 1994, 393-409.
Awards / Recognition
  • Named Eunice and James L. West Chair of Supply Chain Management, 2010, TCU
  • Named Eli Broad Legacy Fellow in Operations and Supply Chain Management, 2008, MSU
  • John D. and Dortha J. Withrow Endowed Teacher-Scholar Award, 2006, MSU
  • Outstanding MBA Core Professor, 2006, MSU
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, MSU
  • Supply Chain Management Association, 2002, MSU
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, 1998, Indiana U
  • "Top 10" MBA Teaching Excellence Award, 1996, Indiana U
  • Alpha Kappa Psi Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence,(Undergraduate program) 1995, Indiana U
  • Outstanding Associate Instructor award, 1991, Indiana U
International Experience
  • China
  • Korea
  • England
Hobbies / Interests
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Reading