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Saif Mir

Assistant Professor

Address: J. C. Long 332 A
Office Hours: Wed; 8:30 am. – 1:30 pm or 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


Research Interests

Research Focus:

  •  Sustainable supply chain management: Persuasive communication for volitional adoption of sustainability activates by SCM  professional.
  •  Buyer-supplier relationships: Relationship dissolution, maintenance and reconciliation based on SCM professional behavior.

Methodology:

  •  Field experiment, laboratory experiment, grounded theory, content analysis.

Courses Taught

DSCI 304 Production & Operations Management

Honors and Awards

Guest lecture

  • Retail and consumer products Supply Chain Management, MBA Program Spring 2016.
  • First place, “3 Minute Thesis Competition” for the Walton College of Business, Arkansas, 2015.
  • Recipient of the Doctoral Academy Fellowship, University of Arkansas, 2013-present.
  • Second place, “First annual SEC case competition,” Missouri, 2013.
  • First place, Team leader “Nielsen Case Competition,” Arkansas, 2013.
  • First place, “MBA Internship Presentation Competition,” Arkansas, 2012.
  • MBA Walton College Ambassador, Arkansas, 2012-2013.
  • 2013 Student representative for incoming MBA students, Arkansas, 2013.

SERVICE

  • Walton College of Business
  • Doctoral Student representative at Graduate Dean’s Student Advisory board, 2016 –present.
  • Panel member for discussion on “Navigating the Doctoral Program” October 2016.
  • Student mentor for MBA SEC 2014 case competition.

 

 


Publications

Accepted:
Mir, S., Aloysius, J., Eckerd, S. “Understanding Supplier Switching Behavior: The Role of
Psychological Contracts in a Competitive Setting.” Forthcoming at Journal of Supply Chain Management.

Mir, S., Lu, S., Cantor, D., Hofer, C. “Content Analysis in SCM Research: Past Uses and Future
Opportunities.” Forthcoming at International Journal of Logistics Management.

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

Mir, S., Fugate, B., Johnson, J. “Communicating sustainability propositions in supply chains.”
Preparing for submission.

Mir, S., Hyatt, D., Fugate, B. “Agency implications for organizational efficiency: The role of
facilitators for truck drivers.” Manuscript preparation in progress.

Misty, B., Mir, S., Aloysius J, Zacharia, Z. “The role of apologies following transgressions in
buyer-supplier relationships.” Data collection in progress.

Mir, S., Aloysius J, Hyatt, D. “Impact of normative messages on employee sustainable
behavior”

Mir, S., Aloysius J, Fugate, B. Johnson, J. “Influencing supply chain management professionals:
Comparison of influencing mechanisms between messages utilizing normative or framing principles.”.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND PRESENTATIONS
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., CSCMP “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.