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Donald B. Rosenfield

Director, Leaders For Global Operations Program
Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management

Dr. Rosenfield holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Stanford University. He is co-author of Operations Strategy, Competing in the 21st Century and Modern Logistics Management, and has written articles for a number of journals, including Harvard Business Review, Operations Research, Management Science, and Sloan Management Review.

Dr. Rosenfield’s research focuses primarily in manufacturing strategy and supply chain management. Some specific areas of interest include the development of facility and supply chain strategies in a global environment and how location and sourcing decisions are made.

Dr. Rosenfield has served at M.I.T. since 1980 as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Visiting Associate Professor. He has also served on the faculties of Harvard Business School, the State University of New York, and Boston University. At MIT he has developed courses in Manufacturing Strategy, Operations Management, and International Logistics. Prior to joining MIT, Dr. Rosenfield served on the staff of Arthur D. Little, Inc. from 1976-1988 focusing on logistics and manufacturing strategy.

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Books Published by Donald B. Rosenfield

Related News:

Donald Rosenfield discusses operations management in The Economist: “Subject matters: Operations management” – July 11, 2011

Donald Rosenfield honored with Joseph A. Martore Excellence in Teaching Award – April 30, 2010

LGO featured in New York Times article about engineering and management education – November 2, 2009

LFM’s Don Rosenfield family bats 1.000 at MIT commencement – June 23, 2008

Don Rosenfield in Boston Globe "Globe 100" Section – The long run - Five that survived say focus and flexibility are the keys to consistent performance – May 20, 2008

Don Rosenfield on – A modest proposal to fix Dell's customer service – May 13, 2008

When Can Operations Be Offshored? – November 19, 2007

Don Rosenfield co-authors new book, Operations Strategy: Competing in the 21st Century – May 17, 2007

LFM's Don Rosenfield discusses U.S. manufacturing on NPR – January 26, 2006

Donald B. Rosenfield

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Donald B. Rosenfield
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Building E40-319
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Phone: 617.253.1064
Email to: donrose"at"

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