Major Benjamin T. Hazen Phd
Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

 

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Major Ben Hazen, PhD is an Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Operational Sciences at the Air Force Institute of Technology. He is also a Faculty Affiliate of the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee.  He enlisted in the Air Force in 1999, working in the field of Satellite and Wideband Communications.  In 2006 he earned his commission as a distinguished graduate of Officer Training School and became an Aircraft Maintenance Officer.

Ben is the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Defense Analytics and Logistics and a Senior Associate Editor at the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. He also serves on the editorial review board at three other journals, and has published more than 65 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals such as the Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Supply Chain Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Industrial Marketing Management, Technometrics, Communication of the Association for Information Systems, and others.

Ben can be reached via email at: benjamin.hazen@afit.edu or hazenscm@gmail.com

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Management, Auburn University, 2012

Master of Military Operational Art and Science, Air University, 2017

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), California State University, 2007

Master of Arts (M.A.), Organizational Leadership, Gonzaga University, 2006

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Business Administration, Colorado Christian University, 2004

MILITARY EDUCATION & TRAINING

Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management, Security Cooperation Overseas Course, 2013

Air Mobility Command High Flight Program, 2013

Maintenance Officer Intermediate Course, 2013

Jet Engine Mishap Investigation Course, 2007

Airman Leadership School, Academic Achievement Award, 2003

Awards

ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS

2016 Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education, Faculty Excellence Award

2014 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Business Logistics

2012 Best Paper Award at IEEE Transactions on Education for "Factors that influence dissemination in engineering education." with Wu, Y., & Sankar, C.

2012 Highly Commended Reviewer Award for the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

2006 Distinguished Graduate, Officer Training School

MILITARY DECORATIONS

Meritorious Service Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal

Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES 

Boone, C. A., Skipper, J. B, & Hazen, B. T. (2017). “A framework for investigating the role of big data in service parts management.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 153, pp. 687-691.

Hartman, P. L., Ogden, J. A., & Hazen, B. T. (2017). “Bring it back?  An examination of the insourcing decision.” International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol 47 No 2/3, pp. 198-221.

Hazen, B. T., Boone, C. A., Wang, Y., & Khor, K. S. (2017). “Conceptualizing and measuring perceived quality of remanufactured products: Construct and measure development.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 142, pp. 716-726.

Luo, Z., Dubey, R., Gunasekaran, A., Childe, S. J., Papadopolous, T., Hazen, B. T., & Roubaud, D. (2017). “Sustainable production framework for cement manufacturing firms: A behavioral perspective.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 78, pp. 495-502.

Cooper, A. L., Huscroft, J. R., Overstreet, R. E., & Hazen, B. T., "Knowledge management for logistics service providers: The role of learning culture," Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol 116, No 3, pp. 584-602.

Hazen, B. T., Skipper, J. B., Ezell, J. D., & Boone, C. A. (2016). “Big data and predictive analytics for supply chain sustainability: A theory-driven research agenda.” Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol 101, pp. 592-598.

Khor, K. S., Udin, Z. M., Ramayah, T., & Hazen, B. T. (2016). “Reverse logistics in Malaysia: The contingent role of institutional pressure.” International Journal of Production Economics, Vol 175, pp. 96-108.

Mani, V., Gunasekaran, A., Papadopoulos, T., Hazen, B., & Dubey, R., "Supply chain social sustainability for developing nations: Evidence from India," Resources, Conservation & Recycling, Vol 111, pp. 42-52.

Roberts, M. D. & Hazen, B. T. (2016). “Big data for omni-channel supply chain management: The need for greater focus on people and process.” International Journal of Automation and Logistics, Vol 2 No 4, pp. 271-278.

Wang, Y. & Hazen, B. T. (2016). “Consumer product knowledge and intention to purchase remanufactured products.” International Journal of Production Economics, Vol 181, pp. 460-469.

Hazen, B. T., Overstreet, R. E., & Boone, C. A., "Suggested reporting guidelines for structural equation modeling in supply chain management research," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 26, No 3., 2015.

Hazen, B. T., Overstreet, R. E., Hall, D. J., Huscroft, J. R., & Hanna, J. B., "Antecedents to and outcomes of reverse logistics metrics," Industrial Marketing Management, Vol 46, 2015, pp. 160-170.

Hazen, B. T. & Sankar, C., "Cross-border process innovations: Improving the fit between information processing needs and capabilities," International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Vol 12, No 3, 2015.

Bell, J. E., Bradley, R. V., Fugate, B. S., & Hazen, B. T., "A logistics information system evaluation framework: Assessing external technology integration and supporting organizational learning," Journal of Business Logistics, Vol 25, No 4, 2014, pp. 338-358.

Hazen, B. T., Boone, C. A., Ezell, J. D., & Jones-Farmer, L. A., "Data quality for data science, predictive analytics, and big data in supply chain management: An introduction to the problem and suggestions for research and applications," International Journal of Production Economics, Vol 154, 2014, pp. 72-80.

Hazen, B. T., Hanna, J. B., & Hall, D. J., "Incorporating logistics enterprise architecture: A diffusion of innovation perspective," International Journal of Logistics Research & Applications, Vol 17, No 3, 2014, pp. 179-199.

Hazen, B. T., Huscroft, J. R., Hall, D. J., Weigel, F. K., & Hanna, J. B., "Reverse logistics information system success and the effect of motivation," International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol 44, No 3, 2014, pp. 201-220.

Hazen, B. T., Tung, H., Cegielski, C. G., & Jones-Farmer, L. A., "Performance expectancy and use of enterprise architecture: Training as an intervention," Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Vol 27, No 2, 2014, pp. 180-196.

Hazen, B. T., Weigel, F. K., & Overstreet, R. E., "Innovating to integrate the intangibles into the learning Air Force," Army Medical Department Journal, January–March, 2014, pp. 77-85.

Jones-Farmer, L. A., Ezell, J. D., & Hazen, B. T., "Applying control chart methods to enhance data quality," Technometrics, Vol 56, No 1, 2014, pp. 29-41.

Overstreet, R. E., Hazen, B. T., Hanna, J. B., & Skipper, J. B., "Bridging the gap between strategy and performance: Using leadership style to enable structural elements," Journal of Business Logistics, Vol 35, No 2, 2014, pp. 136-149.

Skipper, J. B., Hall, D., Hazen, B. T., & Hanna, J. B., "Achieving flexibility via contingency planning activities in the supply chain," International Journal of Information Systems & Supply Chain Management, Vol 7, No 2, 2014, pp. 1-21.

Weigel, F. K., Hazen, B. T., Cegielski, C., & Hall, D., "Diffusion of innovations and the theory of planned behavior in information systems research: A meta-analysis," Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol 44, Art 31, 2014, pp. 619-636.

Weigel, F. K. & Hazen, B. T., "Technical proficiency for IS success," Computers in Human Behavior, Vol 31, 2014, pp. 27-36.

Cegielski, C. G., Bourrie, D. M., & Hazen, B. T., "Evaluating adoption of emerging information technologies for corporate information technology strategy: Developing a model using a qualitative method," Information Systems Management, Vol 30, No 3, 2013, pp. 235-249.

Hall, D. J., Huscroft, J. R., Hazen, B. T., & Hanna, J. B., "Reverse logistics goals, metrics, and challenges: Perspectives from industry," International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol 43, No 9, 2013, pp. 768-785.

Huscroft, J. R., Hazen, B. T., Hall, D. J., Skipper, J. B., & Hanna, J. B., "Reverse logistics: Past research, current management issues, and future directions," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 24, No 3, 2013, pp. 304-327.

Huscroft, J. R., Hazen, B. T., Hall, D. J., & Hanna, J. B., "Task-technology fit for reverse logistics performance," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 24, No 2, 2013, pp. 230-246.

Overstreet, R. E., Hanna, J. B., Byrd, T. A., Cegielski, C. G. & Hazen, B. T., "Leadership style and organizational innovativeness drive motor carriers toward sustained performance," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 24, No 2, 2013, pp. 247-270.

Overstreet, R. E., Hazen, B. T., Byrd, T. A., & Hall, D. J., "Innovativeness in the motor carrier industry," International Journal of Logistics Research & Applications, Vol 16, No 5, 2013, pp. 367-379.

Weigel, F. K., Rainer, R. K., Hazen, B. T., Cegielski, C., & Ford, N., "Uncovering research opportunities in the medical informatics field: A quantitative content analysis," Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol 33, Art 2, 2013, pp. 15-32.

Wu, Y., Cegielski, C., Hazen, B. T., & Hall, D., "Cloud computing in support of supply chain information infrastructure: Understanding when to go to the cloud," Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol 49, No 3, 2013, pp. 25-41.

Cegielski, C. G., Jones-Farmer, L. A., Wu, Y., & Hazen, B. T., "Adoption of cloud computing technologies in supply chains: An organizational information processing theory approach," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 23, No 2, 2012, pp. 184-211.

Hall, D., Skipper, J. B., Hazen, B. T., & Hanna, J. B., "Inter-organizational IT use, cooperative attitude, and inter-organizational collaboration as antecedents to contingency planning effectiveness," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 23, No 1, 2012, pp. 50-76.

Hazen, B. T. & Byrd, T. A., "Toward creating competitive advantage with logistics information technology," International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol 42, No 1, 2012, pp. 8-35.

Hazen, B. T., Hall, D. J., & Hanna, J. B., "Reverse logistics disposition decision-making: Developing a decision framework via content analysis," International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol 42, No 3, 2012, pp. 244-274.

Hazen, B. T., Overstreet, R. E., & Cegielski, C., "Supply chain innovation diffusion: Going beyond adoption," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 23, No 1, 2012, pp. 119-134.

Hazen, B. T., Overstreet, R. E., Jones-Farmer, L. A., & Field, H. S., "The role of ambiguity tolerance in consumer perception of remanufactured products," International Journal of Production Economics, Vol 135, No 2, 2012, pp. 781-790.

Hazen, B. T., Wu, Y., Cegielski, C., Jones-Farmer, L. A. & Hall, D., "Consumer reactions to the adoption of green reverse logistics," International Review of Retail, Distribution & Consumer Research, Vol 22, No 4, 2012, pp. 417-434.

Weigel, F. K., Rainer, R. K., Hazen, B. T., Cegielski, C., & Ford, N., "Use of diffusion of innovations theory in medical informatics research," International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems & Informatics, Vol 7, No 3. 2012, pp. 47-59.

Hazen, B. T., Wu, Y., Sankar, C., & Jones-Farmer, A. L., "A proposed framework for educational innovation dissemination," Journal of Educational Technology Systems, Vol 40, No 3, 2011-2012, pp. 301-321.

Cegielski, C., Hazen, B. T., & Rainer, R. K., "Teach them how they learn: Learning styles and information systems education," Journal of Information Systems Education, Vol 22, No 2, 2011, pp. 135-146.

Hazen, B. T., "Strategic reverse logistics disposition decisions: From theory to practice," International Journal of Logistics Systems & Management, Vol 10, No 3, 2011, pp. 275-292.

Hazen, B. T., Cegielski, C., & Hanna, J., "Diffusion of green supply chain management: Examining perceived quality of green reverse logistics," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 22, No 3, 2011, pp. 373-389.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Hazen, B. T., (2016), "Editorial: Overcoming basic barriers to publishing research," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 27, No 1.

Ezell, J. D., Hazen, B. T., Hall, D. J., & Jones-Farmer, L. A., (2016), "Enhancing data and decision quality with statistical process control," In The Best Thinking in Business Analytics from the Decision Sciences Institute. M. Warkentin (editor), Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Overstreet, R. E. & Hazen, B. T., (2016), "Editorial: Tips for conducting high-quality reviews," International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol 27, No 2.

Fawcett, S., Waller, M., Miller, J., Schwieterman, M., Hazen, B.T., & Overstreet, R. E., (2014), "Editorial: A trail guide to publishing success: Tips on writing influential conceptual, qualitative, and survey research," Journal of Business Logistics, Vol 35, No 1, pp. 1-16.

Hazen, B. T., (2014), "Book Review: Alan McKinnon, Michael Browne, and Anthony Whiteing (editors). Green Logistics: Improving the Environmental Sustainability of Logistics (2nd edition). London: Kogan Page, 2013," Transportation Journal, Vol 53, No 3, 2014, pp. 376-378.

Hazen, B. T., Weigel, F. K., & Overstreet, R. E., (2014), "Innovating to integrate the intangibles into the learning Air Force," Army Medical Department Journal, January-March, pp. 77-85.

Weigel, F. K. & Hazen, B. T., (2014), "Diffusion of innovations: A foundational theory for medical informatics research," In Advancing Medical Practice through Technology: Applications for Healthcare Delivery, Management, and Quality. J. Rodrigues (editor). Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2014.

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