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Arnold Maltz

Associate Professor
Supply Chain Management

Office:BA 428
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874706
Tempe, AZ 85287-4706

Phone: 480-965-9768
Fax: 480-965-8629
Email: Arnie.Maltz@asu.edu
Arnold Maltz

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Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1992; M.S., Northwestern University, 1977; M.A., University of California - Santa Barbara, 1971; B.S., Trinity College, 1969.

Recent Consulting
Course Development, Accenture, 2009; Advisory Services, Unified Grocers, 2007; The Southwest Gateway: Logistics on the Arizona/Mexico Boarder, Yuma Port Authority, 2007; Advisory Services, Innovative Brands, 2007.

Current Projects
Maltz, Arnold. "Borders: Implications for Supply Chain Management," to be submitted to Journal of Buisness Logistics.

Oke, Adegoke, Maltz, Arnold, Christiansen, Poul Erik "The Changing Face of Global Sourcing: Where do we go from here," Strategic Outsourcing

Maltz, Arnold, "Fitting Emerging Countries into Global Supply Chains," to be submitted to Journal of Business Logistics.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 1997-present. Previous Appointments: New Mexico State University, The Ohio State University.

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Decision Analysis Society Practice Award with Craig Kirkwood and Matthew Slaven, 2004; Anbar Citation of Excellence for Customer Service in the Distributor Channel: Empirical Findings; E. Grosvenor Plowman Award for Best Paper, Transportation and Logistics Educators Conference, 1994.

Professional Leadership
Director, Annual Doctoral Students Consortium, Council of Logistics Management, Philadelphia, 2004; Reviewer: Journal of Operations Management, 2006; Journal of Buisness Logistics, 2003, 2004, 2006; International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 2004.

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Manager of Distribution Finance and Services, Ross Laboratories, 1982-1988; Assistant Vice-President, Systems and Planning, Commercial Lovelace Motor Freight, 1979-1982; Operations Analyst, Preston Trucking Company, 1979.

Representative Publications
Carranza, Octavio, and Arnold Maltz, "Understanding the Financial Consequences of the Bullwhip Effect in a Multi-Echelon Supply Chain," Journal of Business Logistics, forthcoming.

Carter, Joseph, Arnold Maltz, Tingting Yan, and Elliot Maltz, "'Purchasing Managers' Perceptions of Low Cost Countries and Geographies: A Perceptual Mapping Approach," International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 2009.

Rabinovich, Elliot, Arnold Maltz, and Rajiv Sinha, "Assessing Markups, Service Quality, and Product Attributes in Music CDs' Internet Retailing," Production and Operations Management, 2008. 

Ashenbaum, Bryan, Arnold Maltz, and Elliot Rabinovich, "Studies of Trends in Third-Party Logistics Usage: What Can We Conclude," Transportation Journal, Vol. 44, No. 3, Summer 2005, pp. 39-51.






ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

SCM 445 - Advanced Logistics Management
Logistics processes account for approximately 10% of U.S. GDP; therefore, the efficient and effective execution of these processes is critical to supply chain managers in corporations, government entities and nonprofit organizations. Includes an overview of the processes involved, a survey of the institutions and players in the processes, and the analytical tools to evaluate their efficiency and effectiveness.

SCM 493 - Honors Thesis
Supervised research or creative activity focused on preparation and completion of an undergraduate honors thesis or creative project.

SCM 542 - Lgstc, Glob, & Econ Developmnt
Global trade, global networks and the influence those networks have on economic development worldwide. Exposes geographic, economic and sociopolitical perspectives on these issues and invites students to draw conclusions from an increasingly informed perspective.

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