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Barbara Flynn

Kelley School of Business

Expert Bio

Barbara Flynn is the Richard M. and Myra Louise Buskirk Professor of Manufacturing Management at the IU Kelley School of Business Indianapolis. Her research interests include global supply chain management, quality management, operations strategy, just-in-time manufacturing and group technology.

She is co-editor of the Journal of Supply Chain Management and the director of the High Performance Manufacturing research group, a global research team studying the relationship between manufacturing practices and performance in various organizational and national cultures. In addition to publishing three books and numerous book chapters, Flynn has published articles in the top supply chain management and operations management journals.

Areas of Expertise

Innovation management, just-in-time manufacturing, operations strategy, quality management, world-class manufacturing, survey methodology.

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