Ying (Maggie) Zhang

Ph.D. Candidate, Operations Department - Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • ​​I am a 4th year Ph.D. Candidate in the Operations Department of the Kenan-Flagler Business School. My academic advisor is Prof. Jayashankar M. Swaminathan.
  • My research focuses on improving firms’ global competitiveness​ and shedding light on the impact of various risks and opportunities on optimal global operating strategies.​ We provide insights on how to leverage the emerging markets as a means to increase profit margin and achieve flexibility, responsiveness and efficiency in global business conditions.
  • Prior to joining Kenan-Flagler Business School, I received my Bachelor’s degree in 2011 from the Department of Industrial Engineering in Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.


Working Papers

  • ​​Locating Warehouse In An Emerging Country: A Win-Win Proposition? (with Prof. Jayashankar M. Swaminathan)