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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-2819 Information Systems & Op Mgmt BUS 200i , Box 115


Hugo DeCampos is an assistant professor of supply chain management. After spending 10 years in the automotive industry in progressively higher levels of responsibility in supply chain management functions ( eg. international logistics analyst, materials management supervisor, buyer, purchasing manager and purchasing director), he switched his career focus to academia. DeCampos earned a Ph.D. in operations and sourcing management from Michigan State University and was previously at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He has taught supply chain students of all levels from undergrad to executive education and has even designed and led international study abroad courses to Brazil on supply chain sustainability. Having lived in three countries during his life (USA, Brazil and China), DeCampos is passionate about bringing his multicultural and professional background into the classroom to help prepare the next generation of supply chain leaders.

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering - Brigham Young University
  • MBA - Arizona State University
  • Master of International Management (MIM) - Thunderbird School of Graduate Management
  • Ph.D. Operations and Sourcing Management - Michigan State University

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Brau, J. C., Gardner, J., DeCampos, H., & Gardner, K. (2023). Blockchain in supply chain management: a feature-function framework for future research. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal.

Brau, J. C., DeCampos, H. A. (2023) Unattended In-Home Delivery under Varying Scenarios of Technology-Enabled Anonymity. International Journal of Business

DeCampos, H. A., Fawcett, S. E., & Melnyk, S. A. (2022). Collaboration expectation gaps, transparency and integrated NPD performance: A multi-case study. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management28(4), 100789.

DeCampos, H. A., Rosales, C. R., & Narayanan, S. (2022). Supply chain horizontal complexity and the moderating impact of inventory turns: A study of the automotive component industry. International Journal of Production Economics245, 108377.

DeCampos, H. (2018). Electrification, autonomous driving, blockchain and in-home delivery: game-changers in today’s world of transportation and logistics. Logistics and Transport38, 7-12.

DeCampos, H. A., Fawcett, A. M., & Fawcett, S. E. (2017). Cultural and structural forces: A potentially symbiotic or dysfunctional relationship in the journey towards supply chain collaboration. Journal of Transportation Management27(2), 4.

Melnyk, S. A., Narasimhan, R., & DeCampos, H. A. (2014). Supply chain design: issues, challenges, frameworks and solutions. International Journal of Production Research52(7), 1887-1896.

Talluri, S., DeCampos, H. A., & Hult, G. T. M. (2013). Supplier rationalization: A sourcing decision model. Decision Sciences44(1), 57-86.

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