BiographyPublicationsCoursesCase Studies Education: B.Sc., Technion−Israel Institute of Technology; MA, MS, Ph.D., Stanford UniversityAssociate Professor of Business Administration Gal Raz teaches Operations, Supply Chain Management and Global Innovation at Darden. He received his Ph.D. in business and a master's degree focusing on public policy from Stanford University. His research centers on supply-chain management and sustainable operations, with a special focus on pricing, remanufacturing and government environmental regulations. His research has been published in academic journals such as Management Science and Production and Operations Management( POM). He serves on the editorial board of POM and as a referee for Management Science, Operations Research, and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management( M&SOM).Throughout his career, Professor Raz has been involved in leadership roles in professional organizations. From 2007 to 2009, he served as the president of the Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) at INFORMS and received the INFORMS Moving Spirit Service Award for his work with JFIG. In 2010, he was the co-chair of the SCM M&SOM SIG conference in Israel, and in 2012 co-chaired POM' s sustainable operations college mini-conference in Chicago. Professor Raz is the current president of POM' s sustainable operations college, a member of POM' s board, and the VP of Meetings for M&SOM. Raz was involved in numerous consulting projects with many companies on topics relating to supply-chain management, innovation and sustainable operations in Australia, the United States and Israel.Prior to joining the Darden School, he was on the faculty of the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney. PublishedT. Kraft and G. Raz. (2014). " Case in Point: In Reusable Water Bottle Industry, Dealing with a Possible Toxic Problem." Washington Post.G. Raz, C. Druehl and V. Blass. (2013). " Design for the Environment - Life Cycle Approach Using a Newsvendor Model." Production and Operations Management 22 (4), 940-957 .A. Ovchinnikov, G. Raz and V. Blass. (2013). " Economic and Environmental Assessment of Remanufacturing Strategies for Product + Service Firms." Production and Operations Management 23(5), 744-761.O. Özer and G. Raz. (2011). " Supply Chain Sourcing Under Asymmetric Information." Production and Operations Management 20 (1), 92-115.G. Raz and M. Schlosser. (2011). " Case in Point: How a business can make recycling profitable, as well as noble." Washington Post.T. Laseter, A. Ovchinnikov, and G. Raz. (2010). " Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…or Rethink." Strategy + Business 61, 28-32.G. Raz and E. Porteus. (2006). " A Fractiles Perspective to the Joint Price/Quantity Newsvendor Model." Management Science 52 (11), 1764-1777.Under Review and Working Papers" Economic and Environmental Assessment of Remanufacturing in a Competitive Setting. " - with A. Ovchinnikov and V. Blass - Under 2nd round review in Production and Operations Management." Coordinating Pricing and Supply of Public Interest Goods Using Rebates and Subsidies. " - with A. Ovchinnikov ― under 2nd round review at IEEE Transactions." The Impact of Inventory Risk on Market Prices. " - with A. Ovchinnikov - under 2nd round review at European Journal of Operational Research." Competing on Toxicity: The Impact of Supplier Prices and Regulation on Manufacturers' Substance Replacement Strategies. " - with T. Kraft. - under review at Management Science." The 3Cs of Outsourcing Innovation: Control, Capability, and Cost. " - with C. Druehl - in preparation for resubmission to Management Science." The Effect of Environmental Regulation on DfE Innovation: Assessing Social Cost in Primary and Secondary Markets. " - with C. Druehl and V. Blass - In preparation for submission to Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.Research in Progress"The impact of environmental taxes on firms' environmental innovation." with C. Druehl and V. Blass."Recycling vs. Refurbishing: Economic and Environmental Impact of Collection Methods for Recyclers and Refurbishers," joint work by A. Ovchinnikov and V. Blass."Multi-Segment Product Line Pricing in a Retail Environment," joint work A. Ovchinnikov and O. Koenigsberg."Supplier-Buyer Contracting in the Solar-Energy Supply Chain," joint work with Cheryl T. Druehl.MBA CoursesFull-time MBA, Operations core Full-time MBA, Supply Chain Management elective Full-time MBA, Global Innovation and Technology Commercialization elective (Part of Darden GBE to Israel)Course description and tentative itineraryProjects with start-up companiesMBA for Executives, Operations Core MBA for Executives, Supply Chain Management elective Global MBA for Executives, Operations CoreExecutive Education CoursesBusiness Resource Management Program Advanced Management Program National Institute of the BlindAdvancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.Gal Raz's cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.