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Ying (Maggie) Zhang

Operations Department

Kenan-Flagler Business School

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490

Office: McColl Building Suite 5500

Phone: +1 (919)-360-7586


  • ​​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)

Conference Presentations

  • ​​Locating Warehouse In An Emerging Country: A Win-Win Proposition?
    • ​POMS Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2016 (scheduled)



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