Mohamed Zied BABAI

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Mohamed Zied BABAI is Senior Professor in Operations Management at Kedge Business School.  He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris (France) where he also worked as a Teaching and Research Assistant for four years. From October 2006 to September 2008, he joined the Centre for Operational Research and Applied Statistics at the University of Salford (UK), working on a project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC, UK). His research interests relate primarily to demand forecasting and inventory management with a special emphasis on the development of quantitative models. His work is published in international journals such as Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics. He is Editor-In-Chief of Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal (Francis & Taylor) and Associate Editor of IMA Journal of Management Mathematics (Oxford Press).

    Recent publications
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    Olde Keizer, M.C.A., Teunter, R.H., Veldman, J., Babai, M.Z. (2018). Condition-based maintenance for systems with economic dependence and load sharing, International Journal of Production Economics, 195, 319-327 2018 Refereed Article
    Amiri-Aref, M., Klibi, W, Zied Babai, M. (2018). The Multi-Sourcing Location Inventory Problem with Stochastic Demand. European Journal of Operational Research, 266, 72-87 2018 Refereed Article
    Ben Mohamed, I., Klibi, W., Labarthe, O., Deschamps, J.C., Babai, M.Z. (2017). Modelling and solution approaches for the interconnected city logistics, International Journal of Production Research, in press, 55 (9), 2664–2684 2017 Refereed Article
    Estampe D., Babai Z. (2017). John T. Mentzer : Une vision systémique et stratégique du supply chain management. in O. Lavastre, Valentina Carbone, Blandine Agéron (Dirs.), Les grands auteurs en logistique et supply chain management. Cormelles-le-Royal : EMS, coll. Grands auteurs. 456 p. 2017 Chapter
    Ali, M.M., Babai, M.Z., Boylan, J.E., Syntetos, A.A. (2017). Supply chains forecasting when information is not shared. European Journal of Operational Research, 260 (3), 984-994 2017 Refereed Article
    Teunter, R. H., Syntetos, A. A., Babai, M. Z. (2017). Stock keeping unit fill rate specification. European Journal of Operational Research, 259 (3), June, 917-925 2017 Refereed Article
    LADHARI, T., BABAI, M.Z., LAJILI, I. (2015), “Multi-criteria inventory classification: new consensual procedures”, IMA Journal of Management Mathematics (2016) 27 , 335–351 2016 Refereed Article
    Boylan, J.E., , Babai, M.Z. (2016). On the performance of overlapping and non-overlapping temporal demand aggregation approaches, International Journal of Production Economics, in press, doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2016.04.003 2016 Refereed Article
    Babai, M.Z., Boylan, J.E., Syntetos, A.A., Ali M.M. (2016). Reduction of the value of information sharing as demand becomes strongly auto-correlated, International Journal of Production Economics, in press, doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2015.05.005. 2016 Refereed Article
    1.    Kouki, C., Babai, M.Z., Jemai, Z., Minner, S. (2016). A Coordinated Multi-Item Inventory System for Perishables with Random Lifetime, International Journal of Production Economics, in press, doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2016.01.013. 2016 Refereed Article
    Nikolopoulos, K.I., Babai, M.Z., Bozos, B. (2016). Forecasting Supply Chain sporadic demand with Nearest Neighbor approaches, International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 177, July 2016, Pages 139–148 , doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2016.04.013 2016 Refereed Article
    Syntetos, A.A., Teunter, R.H., Babai, M.Z., Transchel, S. (2016). On the Benefits of Delayed Ordering, European Journal of Operational Research 248 (2016) 963–970 doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2015.08.003. 2016 Refereed Article
    Rostami-Tabar, B. Babai, M.Z., Ducq, Y., Syntetos, A. "Non-stationary Demand Forecasting by Cross-Sectional Aggregation”, International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 170, Part A, December 2015, pp. 297-309 2015 Refereed Article
    SYNTETOS, A.A., BABAI, M.Z., GARDNER, Jr. E.S. (2015), “Forecasting intermittent inventory demands: simple parametric methods vs. bootstrapping”, Journal of Business Research, Vol. 68, Issue 8, 1746-1752 2015 Refereed Article
    Babai, M.Z., Boylan, J.E., Syntetos, A.A., Ali M.M. (2015). "Reduction of the value of information sharing as demand becomes strongly auto-correlated", International Journal of Production Economics, in press, doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2015.05.005. 2015 Refereed Article
    Syntetos, A.A., Babai, M.Z. and Luo, S. (2015). "Forecasting of compound Erlang demand. Journal of the Operational Research Society", DOI: 10.1057/jors.2015.27. vol. 66, n°12, December 2015, pp. 2061–2074 2015 Refereed Article
    Syntetos, A., Babai, Z., Boylan, J.E., Kolassa, S., Nikolopoulos, K. (2016). Supply Chain Forecasting: Theory, Practice, their Gap and the Future, European Journal of Operational Research 252 (2016) 1–26 2015 Refereed Article
    M.Z. BABAI ; T. LADHARI ; I. LAJILI, “On the inventory performance of multi-criteria classification methods: empirical investigation”, International Journal of Production Research, vol. 53, n°1, January 2015, pp. 279-290. 2015 Refereed Article
    Y. BENRQYA ; B. VALLESPIR ; Dominique ESTAMPE ; Mohammed Z. BABAI, “impact of Product Characteristics on Distribution strategy selection”, Supply Chain Forum: an International Journal, vol. 15 n°3, November 2014, pp. 38-50 2014 Refereed Article
    Mohamed Zied BABAI ; Aris SYNTETOS ; Ruud TEUNTER « Intermittent demand forecasting: An empirical study on accuracy and the risk of obsolescence », International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 157, November 2014, pp. 212-219 2014 Refereed Article
    ROSTAMI-TABAR, B. ; BABAI, M.Z. ; SYNTETOS, A. ; DUCQ, Y. “A note on the forecast performance of temporal aggregation”, Naval Research Logistics, vol. 61, n°7, October 2014, pp. 489–500 2014 Refereed Article
    D. LENGU ; Aris SYNTETOS ; M. Zied BABAI "Spare parts management: linking distributional assumptions to demand classification", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 235, n°3, June 2014, pp. 624–635 2014 Refereed Article
    SYNTETOS A.A.; LENGU D.; BABAI M.Z. "A note on the demand distributions of spare parts", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 51, n° 21, November 2013, pp. 6356-6358. 2013 Refereed Article
    ROSTAMI-TABAR B. ; BABAI M. Zied ; SYNTETOS Aris ; DUCQ Y. "Demand forecasting by temporal aggregation", Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, vol. 60, n°6, pp. 479–498, September 2013 2013 Refereed Article
    SAIDANE S.; BABAI M.Z.; AGUIR M.S.; KORBAA O. "On the Performance of the Base-Stock Inventory System Under a Compound Erlang Demand Distribution", Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 66, n°3, November 2013, pp. 548 - 554. 2013 Refereed Article
    BABAI, Mohamed Zied, Ali, M.M., Boylan, J.E., Syntetos, A.A. "Forecasting and Inventory Performance in a Two-Stage Supply Chain with ARIMA(0,1,1) Demand: Theory and Empirical Analysis", International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 143, n°2, June 2013, pp. 463-471 2013 Refereed Article
    Oihab ALLAL CHERIF ; M. Zied BABAI. "Benefits Of Electronic Marketplaces On Purchasing Performance: A Case Study", Supply Chain Forum: an International Journal, vol.13, n°3, December 2012 2012 Refereed Article
    SYNTETOS, Aris A. ; BABAI, Mohamed Zied ; ALTAY, N. "On the demand distributions of spare parts", International Journal of Production research, vol. 50, n°8, April 2012, pp. 2101-2117 2012 Refereed Article
    Oihab ALLAL-CHERIF ; Mohamed Zied BABAI. « Do electronic marketplaces improve procurement performance ? » Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, vol. 13, n°3, décembre 2012 2012 Refereed Article
    BABAI, Mohamed Zied ; ALI, Mohammad ; NIKOLOPOULOS, Konstantinos. "Impact of Temporal Aggregation on Stock Control Performance of Intermittent Demand Estimators: Empirical Analysis", OMEGA - The International Journal of Management Science, vol. 40, n°6, December 2012 pp. 713-721 2012 Refereed Article
    BABAI, Mohamed Zied ; SMITH, M. "A review of bootstrapping for spare parts foreCase Studyting", Chapter. 6 in Nezih Altay and Lewis A. Litteral (eds.) Service Parts Management: Demand ForeCase Studyting and Inventory Control, Springer, Verlag, March 2011 2011 Chapter
    TEUNTER, Ruud H. ; SYNTETOS, Aris A. ; BABAI, Mohamed Zied. "Intermittent demand: Linking forecasting to inventory obslolescence", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 214, n°3, November 2011, Pages 606-615 2011 Refereed Article
    BABAI, Mohamed Zied ; SYNTETOS, A.A. ; LENGU, D. ; ALTAY, N."Distrutional assumption for parametric foreCase Studyting on intermittent demand", Chapter. 2 in Nezih Altay and Lewis A. Litteral (eds.) Service Parts Management: Demand ForeCase Studyting and Inventory Control, Springer Verlag, March 2011 2011 Chapter
    Spithourakis, G.P., Petropoulos, F., BABAI, Mohamed Zied , Nikolopoulos, K., Assimakopoulos, V. "Improving the Performance of Popular Supply Chain Forecasting Techniques", Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, vol. 12, n°4, December 2011, pp. 16-25. 2011 Refereed Article
    BABAI, Mohamed Zied ; Jemai, Z., Dallery, Y. (2010). "Analysis of Order-Up-To-Level in Inventory Systems with Compound Poisson Demand", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 210, n°3, may 2011 2011 Refereed Article
    AA Syntetos1, BABAI, Mohamed Zied , J Davies and D Stephenson. "Forecasting and stock control: a study in a wholesaling context", International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 127, September 2010, pp. 103-111 2010 Refereed Article
    Teunter, R., Syntetos, A.A. ; BABAI, Mohamed Zied. "Determining Order-Up-To Levels under Periodic Review for Compound Binomial (Intermittent) demand", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 203, n°3, June 2010, pp. 619-624 2010 Refereed Article
    BABAI, Mohamed Zied. Politique de gestion de stocks sur prévisions, Sarrebruck : Editions Universitaires Européennes, 2010 2010 Book
    Teunter, R.H. ; BABAI, Mohamed Zied ; Syntetos A.A. "ABC classification: service levels and inventory costs", Production and Operations Management, vol. 19, n°3, May/June 2010 2010 Refereed Article
    BABAI, Mohamed Zied ; SYNTETOS, Aris A. ; TEUNTER, Ruud. "On the Empirical Performance of (T,s,S) heuristics", The European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 202, n°2, 2010 2010 Refereed Article
    SYNTETOS, A.A. ; KEYES, M. ; BABAI, Mohamed Zied. "Demand categorisation in a European spare parts logistics network", International Journal of Operations & Production Management,2009, vol. 29, n°3, pp. 292-316 2009 Refereed Article
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