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About Markus Biehl
Markus Biehl is an Associate Professor in the Department of Operations Management and Information Systems at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto. He teaches or has taught courses in Global Supply Chain and Information Management, Operations Management and Management Practices for Sustainable Business in the MBA program and Operations Analysis in the Executive program. Markus has been nominated for the Seymour Schulich Award for Teaching Excellence by his MBA and IMBA students and received the York University Merit Award numerous times.
Markus’ research focuses on environmentally conscious manufacturing strategies, sustainable supply chain management and the interface between operations and information systems. He has held many minor and major research grants and received awards for his papers. He has published his work in high quality peer-reviewed journals. In his consulting work he advises public and private organizations on sustainable and global operations and supply chain issues.
Markus has served as Schulich’s Associate Dean, Academic. He has also been the Director of Schulich’s International MBA program, the Deputy Director of the Haub Program in Business Sustainability, and is a member of the Haub Program’s advisory board. Markus is the founding faculty advisor of the Supply Chain and Operations Management Club (the YorkU student chapter of APICS).
2013 York University Merit Award
2013 Graduate Business Council (GBC) Administrator of the Year Award
2011 Best Paper Award, Nat'l Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute ("Is Safe Production an Oxymoron? Evidence from Ten Case Studies," with Mark Pagell, David A Johnston, Robert Klassen)
2009 Carolyn Dexter Award Nominee, Academy of Management (Toward Assessing Financial Returns from Green Structural and Infrastructural Expenditures, with Robert D. Klassen)
2009 Best Paper Award, Academy of Management ("Toward Assessing Financial Returns from Green Structural and Infrastructural Expenditures," with Robert Klassen)
2008 Nominated for the Seymour Schulich Award for Teaching Excellence (category: MBAs (Operating in a Networked Environment II)).
2006 Research Award, 18th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics (InterSymp), Baden-Baden (Germany)
2005 York University Merit Award
2005 Nominated for the Seymour Schulich Award for Teaching Excellence (category: MBAs (Operations Management and Quantitative Methods)).
2004 Nominated for the Seymour Schulich Award for Teaching Excellence (category: MBAs (Quantitative Methods))
2003 Research Award, 15th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics (InterSymp), Baden-Baden (Germany)
2003 York University Merit Award
2002 Research Award, 14th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics (InterSymp), Baden-Baden (Germany)
Pagell, Mark, David Johnston, Anthony Veltri, Robert Klassen, Markus Biehl, “Is safe production an oxymoron? Exploring how firms manage safety and operations,” Production and Operations Management V23 N7 (2014) 1161-1175.
Salazar, José, Bryan Husted, Markus Biehl, “Thoughts on the Evaluation of Corporate Social Performance through Projects,” Journal of Business Ethics V105 N2 (2012) 175-186.
Courses TaughtBSUS 6300, Management Practices for Business Sustainability (MBA, IMBA, MES)
INTL 5302, Operating in a Networked Environment II (IMBA)
OMIS 5120, Introduction to Quantitative Methods (MBA, IMBA)
OMIS 5210, Operations Management (MBA)
OMIS 6500, Global Operations and Information Management (MBA, IMBA)
OMIS 7200, Strategic Operations Management (PhD)
Project Title Role Award Amount Year Awarded Granting Agency Project TitleThe Safety Case for Business: A Multi- Stakeholder Examination of Best Practices and Health and Safety Outcomes, with Mark Pagell (PI), David Johnston, Robert Klassen, Anthony Veltri RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$387,300.00 Year Awarded2008-2011 Granting AgencyWorkplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) - Research Grant Project Title"The Impact of Customers on the Manufacturer's Triple Bottom Line Performance, with Ashwin Joshi RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$82,000.00 Year Awarded2007-2011 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Research Grant Project TitleHow much pollution do Canadian SMEs REALLY generate? with Robert Klassen RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$35,000.00 Year Awarded2005-2006 Granting AgencyIndustry Canada Project TitleSustainable Manufacturing Strategies for Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Canada, with Robert Klassen (PI) RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$25,000.00 Year Awarded2004-2005 Granting AgencyIndustry Canada Project TitleMethods for researching the impact of content diversity and group composition on the learning success and satisfaction of a diverse body of students, with Michael Wade RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$30,000.00 Year Awarded2004-2005 Granting AgencyYork University Faculty Association - Release-Time Teaching Fellowship Project TitleMethods for researching the impact of content diversity and group composition on the learning success and satisfaction of a diverse body of students, with Michael Wade RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$2,600.00 Year Awarded2004-2005 Granting AgencySchulich Centre for Teaching Excellence and the MBA Committee - Minor Research Award Project TitleGreen Supply Chain Management: Antecedents and Outcomes, with Ashwin Joshi RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$71,000.00 Year Awarded2003-2007 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Research Grant Project TitleOutsourcing Multiple Components of the Value Chain RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$20,000.00 Year Awarded2001-2003 Granting AgencyNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council - Research Grant