Mumin Kurtulus is associate professor of operations management at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He joined Vanderbilt in 2005 after getting his PhD in Operations Management from INSEAD in France.
Mumin’s research focuses on retail supply chains and explores the effectiveness of various manufacturer-retailer collaboration practices such as category management, collaborative forecasting, and direct-store delivery. His more recent research examines the implications of private labels on the retailers’ category management strategy.
Mumin currently teaches operations management classes in the MBA and Executive MBA programs at Owen. His operations management courses focus on questions related to design, management, and execution of processes in service and manufacturing organizations. Mumin has also taught the operations management class in the full time MBA program at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.