In the Media

Researchers from Tuck and Geisel Model COVID-19 Transmission in Retail Stores

Mar 11, 2021 // Robert Shumsky and other researchers conclude that reducing speed variance among grocery shoppers and limiting shopper density are effective in a variety of transmission scenarios.
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Pandemic Shines a Light on the Importance of Health Care Operations

Oct 28, 2020 // As the COVID-19 pandemic strained hospitals and clinics, concepts taught in the Health Care Operations Management course in the Master of Health Care Delivery Science program were at the forefront for serving patients.
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How the Core Curriculum Fits Together

Oct 16, 2020 // An article on Tuck's integrated core curriculum mentions Analytics, a core class taught by Robert Shumsky.
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What Safe Shopping Looks like during the Pandemic

Jul 24, 2020 // Robert Shumsky offers three principles—based on the fundamentals of operations management, their research on traffic flow within stores, and information about the transmission of COVID-19—to help retailers implement social distancing.
View at Harvard Business Review

Where People Are Actually Shopping

Jul 29, 2020 // Professor Rober Shumsky comments quoted in an article about shopping patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
View at Business of Fashion

The Magnificent Nightmare of the Billy Bookcase

Aug 22, 2013 // Professor Rober Shumsky comments on Ikea's poor reputation for delivery.
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  • USAToday (2010)
  • The Washington Post (2007)
  • Christian Science Monitor (2006)
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