Professor Webster's research focuses on issues related to improving competitiveness through logistics, including scheduling, policies for managing a supply chain, and the design of distribution networks.
Webster recently held one of two prestigious Whitman Research Fellowships in the school (2004-2006).
Kazaz, B. and S. Webster, “The Impact of Yield-Dependent Trading Costs on Pricing and Production Planning under Supply Uncertainty,” Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 13:3 (2011), 404-417.
Webster, S., R. Ruben, and K.K. Yang, “Impact of Storage Assignment Decisions on a Bucket Brigade Order Picking Line,” Production and Operations Management, 21:2 (2012), 276-290.
Wu, Z., B. Kazaz, S. Webster, and K.K. Yang, "Ordering, Pricing, and Lead-Time Quotation under Lead-Time and Demand Uncertainty," Production and Operations Management, 21:3 (2012), 576-589.
Benaroch, M., S. Webster, B. Kazaz, “Impact of Sourcing Flexibility on the Outsourcing of Services under Demand Uncertainty,” European Journal of Operational Research, 219:2 (2012), 272-283.