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Saif Mir, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management

Address: Beatty 334
Office Hours: T: 2:00-5:00 PM R:2:00-4:00 PM Otherwise by appointment
Phone: 843.953-1085
E-mail: mirs@cofc.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download



Education

University of Arkansas, Sam M. Walton College of Business Fayetteville, Arkansas
Doctor of Philosophy in Supply Chain May 2017
University of Arkansas, Sam M. Walton College of Business Fayetteville, Arkansas
Master of Business Administration May 2013
University of Mumbai, T S Chanakya Mumbai, India
Bachelor of Science in Nautical Science May 2001


Courses Taught

  • Production & Operations Management
  • Business Statisics 
  • Supply Chain Planning and Analysis

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Harold E. Fearon Best Paper Award in the Journal of Supply Chain Management presented at AOM, Chicago June 2018.
  • E. Grosvenor Plowman Award – CSCMP ARS conference best paper, Atlanta, 2017.
  • First place, “3 Minute Thesis Competition” for the Walton College of Business, Arkansas, 2015.

SERVICE

College of Charleston

  • Library Committee, College of Charleston, Aug 2018 – Present
  • AOL Continuous Improvement Committee, School of Business, Aug 2018 – Present
  • Student Development Committee, School of Business, Aug 2017-Aug 2018

Publications

Mir, S., Lu, S., Cantor, D., Hofer, C. (2018) “Content Analysis in SCM Research: Past Uses and Future Opportunities.” International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 29(1), pp 152-190.

Mir, S., Aloysius, J., Eckerd, S. “Understanding Supplier Switching Behavior: The Role of Psychological Contracts in a Competitive Setting.” Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol 53(3), pp 3-18. 

Misty, B., Mir, S., Zacharia, Z. Aloysius, J. “Breaching relational obligations in a buyer supplier relationship: Feelings of violation, fairness perceptions and supplier switching.” Forthcoming at Industrial Marketing Management.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND PRESENTATIONS

Mir, S. (Presenter), Aloysius, J. A., Hyatt, D., Decision Sciences Institute, “Messages to Promote Sustainability: Social and Personal Norms,” Washington DC, November 2017.

Mir, S. (Presenter), Fugate, B. Johnson, J., CSCMP educator’s conference, “Persuasive communication pathway: Influencing SCM partners to work voluntarily on sustainability initiatives,” Atlanta, September 2017 – Recipient of conference best paper, E. Grosvenor Plowman Award 

Mir, S. (Presenter), Aloysius, J. A., Hyatt, D., POMS, “Messages to Promote Sustainability: Social and Personal Norms,” Seattle, May 2017.

Blessley, M. (Presenter), Mir, S., Zacharia, Z., Aloysius, J. A., POMS,  “The role of apologies following transgressions in buyer-supplier relationships.” Seattle, May 2017.

Mir, S. (Presenter), Aloysius J, Fugate, B. Johnson, J. Decision Sciences Institute, “Communication and decision making in Supply Chain Sustainability.” Austin, November 2016

Blessley, M. (Presenter), Mir, S. (Presenter), Zacharia, Z., Aloysius, J. A., CSCMP educator’s conference, “The role of apologies following transgressions in buyer-supplier relationships.” Kissimmee, September 2016.

Blessley, M., Mir, S., Zacharia, Z. (Presenter), Aloysius, J. A., CSCMP European research seminar (ERS), “Transactional and relational obligations:  The role of psychological contract breach on feelings of violation, fairness perceptions and supplier switching,” Vienna, May 2016.

Blessley, M. (Presenter), Mir, S. (Presenter), Zacharia, Z. Aloysius, J. A., ISM Webex presentation, “Transactional and relational obligations:  The role of psychological contract breach on feelings of violation, fairness perceptions and supplier switching,” Webex, May 2016.

Mir, S. (Presenter), Hyatt, D., CSCMP educator’s conference, “Agency implications for organizational efficiency: The role of facilitators,” San Diego, September 2015. 

Blessley, M. (Presenter), Mir, S. (Presenter), Zacharia, Z., Aloysius, J. A. CSCMP educators conference, “Should I stay or should I go?   The role of transactional and relational psychological contract breach in supplier switching behavior,” San Diego, September 2015.

Mir, S. (Presenter), Aloysius, J. A., Eckerd, S. Behavioral Operations Conference, “Understanding Supplier Switching Behavior: The Role of Unspoken Obligations,” Ithaca, May 2015.

Mir, S. (Presenter), Aloysius, J. A., Eckerd, S., CSCMP educators conference, “Understanding Supplier Switching Behavior: The Role of Unspoken Obligations,” Colorado, October 2014.