Wenli Xiao

Wenli Xiao
Phone: (619) 260-2942
Office: Olin Hall 107

Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

  • PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, Operations Management
  • MS, Fudan University, Management Science
  • BS, University of Science and Technology of China, Management Science

Wenli Xiao, assistant professor of decision sciences, joined the University of San Diego School of Business in 2012 with research interests in the areas of knowledge management, management of technology, new product development and manufacturing outsourcing.

Xiao taught management science course at Georgia Tech for two years. At USD, Xiao teaches undergraduate level courses in management science and prescriptive business analytics. 


  • Junior Faculty Research Award, 2013

Selected Publications

  • Xiao, W., Gaimon, C., Subramanian, R., Biehl, M. (2019) Investment in Environmental Process Improvement, Production and Operations Management, 28(2), 407-420.
  • Esenduran, G., Xiao, W., Jin, M. (2019) Choice of E-Waste Recycling Standard under Recovery Channel Competition, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.
  • Xiao, W., Gaimon, C. (2013) The Effect of Learning and Integration Investment on Manufacturing Outsourcing Decisions, Production and Operations Management, 22(6), 1576-1592.
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