Sime Curkovic

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Sime Curkovic
Professor of Marketing and Daugherty Integrated Supply Management Fellow
(269) 387-5413
3246 Schneider Hall
Mailing address: 
Integrated Supply Management Program
Western Michigan University
1903 W. Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5429 USA
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • B.S., Kettering University
Teaching interests: 
  • Introduction to Supply Management
Research interests: 
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Responsible manufacturing
  • Total quality management

Dr. Sime Curkovic's research interests include environmentally responsible manufacturing, total quality management, supply chain management and integrated global strategic sourcing. Curkovic's publications have appeared and/or are under review in the International Journal of Purchasing and Materials Management, the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, the Decision Sciences Journal, the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, the International Journal of Production Research, and the Journal of Quality Management. Curkovic's previous work experiences were with General Motors in the Midwest, Mexico and Germany. His dissertation on the relationship between total quality management and environmentally responsible manufacturing won three awards.

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