Ruth Beer is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the Narendra Paul Loomba Department of Management at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College. Her research interests are in the area of behavioral operations management. In particular, her research examines how social preferences (such as fairness, trust, and trustworthiness) affect how individuals make decisions in operational settings. Her current focus is on the effects of various forms of social interaction on employees’ decisions, supply-chain relations, and collaboration between firms.
Professor Beer received her PhD in Operations Management from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, an MBA from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, and a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires. Previous to joining the Zicklin faculty, Professor Beer was a faculty member at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.
- Beer, R., HS. Ahn, S. Leider. 2021. “The Impact of Decision Rights on Innovation Sharing.” Management Science, forthcoming.
- Beer, R., HS. Ahn, S. Leider. 2020. “Symbolic Awards in Buyer-Supplier Relations.” Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, forthcoming.
- Beer, R., I. Rios, D. Saban. 2020. “Increased Transparency in Procurement: The Role of Peer Effects.” Management Science, forthcoming.
- Beer, R., HS. Ahn, S. Leider. 2018. Can Trustworthiness in a Supply Chain be Signaled? Management Science 64 (9) 3974-3994.