Yanchong (Karen) Zheng

Yanchong (Karen) Zheng is currently the Sloan School Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She received her PhD degree from Stanford University, and her BS and MS degrees from Tsinghua University in China. 

Yanchong (Karen) Zheng, Associate Professor of Operations Management, MIT Sloan School of Management

Featured Research

Areas of Interest

  • Behavioral operations management
  • Supply chain transparency and information sharing
  • Socially responsible supply chains
  • Smallholder agriculture operations
  • Behavioral and experimental economics

Media Highlights

A fresh look at food safety

How farmer organizations play a role in food safety

The price of regret

Why stores should take shoppers’ emotions into account when setting prices.

Trust me: How cultural behaviors impact supply chain efficiency

New research quantified the role of trust in supply chains.