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Yavuz Acar

Assoc. Prof.
University of Houston
Teaching Areas: 

Supply Chain Management, Production and Operations Management, Management Information Systems, Forecasting, Enterprise Resource Planning

Research Areas: 

Supply Chain Management, Forecasting, Inventory Management, Simulation, Optimization and Hybrid Solution Methodologies

Selected Publications: 
Gardner, E., Acar, Y. (2018). Fitting the damped trend method of exponential smoothing. Journal of the Operational Research Society, N/A, N/A. doi: 10.1080/01605682.2018.1469457
Acar, Y. and Atadeniz, S. (2016). The impact of supply chain integration on performance: theory and research. In N/A, Research in the Decision Sciences for the Service Economy: Best Papers from the 2015 Annual Conference (pp. 187-218). : FT Press. Pearson Education Inc..
Acar Y. and Gunter S. (2016). Measuring forecast errors in manufacturing environment. 2016, Northeast Decision Science Institute Conference Proceedings, N/A, N/A.
Gardner, E. S., & Acar, Y. (2016). The forecastability quotient reconsidered. International Journal of Forecasting, 32(4), 1208-1211. doi: 10.1016/j.ijforecast.2016.03.001
Acar, Y. (2015). Butunlesik Tedarik Zinciri Yonetiminde Matematiksel Modeller. IV. Ulusal Lojistik ve Tedarik Zinciri Kongresi (ULTZK) bildiri kitabı., N/A, N/A.
Acar Y., Atadeniz S. N. (2015). Comparison of integrated and local planning approaches for the supply network of a globally-dispersed enterprise. International Journal of Production Economics, 167, 204-219​. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2015.05.028
Atadeniz, S. and Acar, Y. (2015). Supply Chain Integration and Performance. In Vastag, G., Research in the Decision Sciences for Global Business: Best Papers from the 2013 Annual Conference (pp. 295-320). : FT Press.
Acar, Y., Atadeniz, S. and Zalila, F. (2015). An empirical study of volume and storage flexibility in a global supply chain. In Stentoft, J., Paulraj, A., & Vastag, G. , Research in the Decision Sciences for Innovations in Global Supply Chain Networks: Best Papers from the 2014 Annual Conference (pp. N/A). : FT Press.
Acar, Y. (2014). Forecasting Method Selection Based on Operational Performance. Bogazici Journal, 28(1), 95-114.
Acar, Y., Gardner , E. S. Jr. (2012). Forecasting method selection in a global supply chain. International Journal of Forecasting, 28(4), 842-848. doi: 10.1016/j.ijforecast.2011.11.003