Areas of Expertise:
supply chain managment | retail | outsourcing | pricing | Asia | international trade
Christopher Tang is a distinguished professor of business administration in the UCLA Anderson School of Management and an expert on supply chain management, retailing, outsourcing and business in Asia, having published more than 100 articles in academic journals, magazines and newspapers as well as five books. Tang, who holds the Edward W. Carter Chair in Business Administration, has researched global supply chain management, retail operations and social business operations.
His current interest focuses on social innovation for developing countries, looking at ways that companies can integrate corporate social responsibility, social justice and environmental stewardship with a successful financial bottom line.
Tang has taught cases about micro-financing for the poor, mobile platforms for developing economies, creating shared values and direct procurement of agricultural products, response management in disasters, and new business models in the digital age.