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Jason Amaral is managing director of Emeraldwise. Jason offers over 20 years of operational and consulting experience, including with Abbott, Thoratec, Booz & Company, Hewlett-Packard, Siemens, and Alcan. Jason has published in Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Supply Chain Management Review, Interfaces, and Production and Operations Management, and been featured in BusinessWeek and several trade and academic publications. Jason is currently on the faculty of Dartmouth, has taught at Stanford, The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) and the Olin Business School (Washington University in St. Louis). Jason received his M.S. from MIT in Technology and Policy. He received his B.S. degree from Alfred University in materials science and engineering with a concentration in electronic materials.

His publications include:

  • "The Future of Home Healthcare," BI&T, September/October 2018, with Mary Weick-Brady.
  • "Synchronizing Disjointed Elements in the Nonclinical Settings," BI&T, Novermber/December 2018, with Mary Weick-Brady.
  • "Putting It Together: How to Succeed in Distributed Product Development," MIT Sloan Management Review, Winter 2011, with Edward G. Anderson Jr. and Geoffrey G. Parker.
  • "HP Transforms Product Portfolio Management with Operations Research," Edelman Award, Interfaces, v40 n1, Jan–Feb 2010, with Ward, Zhang, Jain, Fry, Olavson, Mishal, Beyer, Brecht, Cargille, Chadinha, Chou, DeNyse, Feng, Padovani, Raj, Sunderbruch, Tarjan, Venkatraman, Woods, and Zhous.
  • "How to Win 'Spend' and Influence Partners: Lessons in Behavioral Operations from the Outsourcing Game," Production and Operations Management, November–December 2009, with Andy A. Tsay.
  • "Prevent Disasters in Design Outsourcing," Harvard Business Review, September 2008, with Geoffrey Parker.
  • "Analyzing Supply Chains at HP Using Spreadsheet Models," Interfaces, July-August 2008, with Dorothea Kuettner.
  • "'The Outsourcing Game' Addresses Supply Chain Power, Incentives, and Collaboration," POMS Chronicle, v15 n1, with Andy Tsay, Corey Billington, John Gray, Geoffrey Parker, and Glen Schmidt.
  • "Continuous Improvement from Supply Lines Through Checkout Lines: Safeway’s Experience," The Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum, 14(3) Summer 2008, with Linda Nordgren.
  • "The Outsourcing Game: A Teaching Simulation of Power Dynamics in Outsourced Supply Chains," Operations Management Education Review, 2008, v2 n1, with Andy Tsay.
  • "Safeguarding the Promise of Production Outsourcing," Interfaces,
    May-June 2006, with Corey A. Billington and Andy A. Tsay.
  • "How 'Rough-Cut' Analysis Smoothes HP's Supply Chain," Supply Chain Management Review, September 2005, with Brian Cargille.
  • "Outsourcing Production without Losing Control," Supply Chain Management Review, November/December 2004, with Corey A. Billington and Andy A. Tsay.
  • "The Five Golden Rules of Effective Supplier Relationship Management," Materials Management & Distribution, May 2004.

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