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Prof. Jason T.M. Choi
Fashion Retail & Marketing
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Tsan-Ming Choi (Jason) is currently a Professor of Fashion Business at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Over the past decade, he has actively participated in a variety of research projects on supply chain management and applied optimization for fashion business operations. He has authored/edited sixteen research handbooks and guest-edited many special issues for various well-established journals on related topics. He has published over 200 papers in Web of Science listed citation journals such as leading business journals (such as Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Naval Research Logistics, European Journal of Operational Research, Transportation Research Part B, Transportation Research Part E, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, etc), high-impact engineering journals (such as  Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics,  IEEE Transactions on Industrial  Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Systems, Information Sciences, Risk Analysis, etc), and well-established fashion and textiles journals (such as Textile Research Journal, Journal of the Textile Institute, The Design Journal, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, etc).

He is currently the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Transportation Research Part E. He is also serving as a senior editor of Production and Operations Management, and Decision Support Systems, and an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Systems, and Information Sciences, and an editorial board member of Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, International Journal of Production Research, International Transactions in Operational Research,  Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, etc. He has also served as a guest editor of many leading journals such as Annals of Operations Research, Decision Sciences, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Production and Operations Management, Risk Analysis, Supply Chain Management, etc. He is the founding series editor of Springer's Book Series in Fashion Business. He was an executive committee member/officer of professional organizations such as IEEE-SMC(HK) and POMS(HK). Currently, he is serving the Research Grants Council (Hong Kong) as a panel member.

Jason was a member of the programme planning committee for an international joint master’s programme (with North Carolina State University in the USA, and ENSAIT in France) in global fashion supply chain management, in which he was the programme leader from 2007-2011. He received the President’s Award of Outstanding Performance (the most prestigious award at the university level) in November 2008. He received the Best Associate Editor Award of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society in two consecutive years - 2013 and 2014. Before joining his current department in fall 2004, he was an assistant professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Area of Specialization

 Current Research Interests

  • Fashion supply chain management: Fast fashion, contract theory, risk analysis, sustainable operations, behavioral operations.
  • Fashion retailing and service operations: Pricing, social influences, luxury fashion, branding.
  • Business analytics and information systems management.

Research Overview

Choi Jason

Teaching Activities

Subjects Taught:

  Year Subject title Level
  2019-2020 Analytical Supply Chain Management for Fashion Retailing              PhD
  Global Apparel Supply Chain Management PhD
  Fashion Retail Information Systems Management BA
  Supply Chain Management for Fashion Retailing BA


Awards and Honours

Services (selected)

  • Co-Editor-in-Chief: Transportation Research Part E.
  • Senior Editor: Production and Operations Management, Decision Support Systems.
  • Associate Editor: IEEE Transactions on SMCS - Systems, Information Sciences.
  • Editorial Board Member: Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, IJPE, IJPR, ITOR, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management.
  • Series Editor: Springer Series in Fashion Business.
  • Member; Research Grants Council (Hong Kong), Engineering Panel.

Selected Publications / Museum Collections / Exhibitions / Patents

Recent Journal Publications (partial, corresponding author *)

  • Li, G., L. Li, T.M. Choi*, S.P. Sethi. Green supply chain management in Chinese firms: Innovative measures and the moderating role of quick response technology. Journal of Operations Management, published online.
  • Choi, T.M.* Mobile-app-online-website dual channel strategies: Privacy concerns, e-payment convenience, channel relationship, and coordination. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, published online.
  • Zhang, T., T.M. Choi*. Optimal consumer sales tax policies for online-offline retail operations with consumer returns. Naval Research Logistics, accepted.
  • Araz, O.*, T.M. Choi, D. Salman, D. Olson. Role of analytics for operational risk management in the era of big data. Decision Sciences, published online.
  • Cai, Y., T.M. Choi*, J. Zhang. Platform supported supply chain operations in the blockchain era: Supply contracting and moral hazards. Decision Sciences, accepted.
  • Tang, F., Z. Ma, Y. Dai, T.M. Choi*. Upstream or Downstream: Who Should Provide Trade‐in Services in Dyadic Supply Chains? Decision Sciences, accepted.
  • Choi, T.M.* Supply chain financing using blockchain: Impacts on supply chains selling fashionable products. Annals of Operations Research, published online.
  • Sun, X., S.H. Chung, T.M. Choi*, J.B. Sheu, H.L. Ma. Combating Lead-Time Uncertainty in Global Supply Chain's Shipment-Assignment: Is It Wise to be Risk-Averse? Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 138, 406-434, 2020.
  • Zhang, J., S.P. Sethi, T.M. Choi*, T.C.E. Cheng. Supply chains involving a mean-variance-skewness-kurtosis newsvendor: Analysis and coordination. Production and Operations Management, 29 (6), 1397-1430, 2020.
  • Choi, T.M., S. Guo*. Is a ‘Free Lunch’ a Good Lunch? The Performance of Zero Wholesale Price–Based Supply-Chain Contracts. European Journal of Operational Research 286 (1), 237-246, 2020.
  • Chiu, C.H., H.L. Chan, T.M. Choi*. Risk minimizing price-rebate-return contracts in supply chains with ordering and pricing decisions: A multi-methodological analysis. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 67(2), 466 - 482, 2020.
  • Zhang, J., T.M. Choi*, T.C.E. Cheng. Stochastic production capacity: A bane or a boon for quick response supply chains. Naval Research Logistics, 67(2), 126-146, 2020.
  • Choi, T.M., S.H. Chung, X. Zhuo*. Pricing with Risk Sensitive Competing CSLs: Will Risk Seeking Do More Good than Harm? Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 133, 210-229, 2020.
  • Choi, T.M., S. Guo, N. Liu, X. Shi*. Optimal Pricing in On-Demand-Service-Platform-Operations with Hired Agents and Risk-Sensitive Customers in the Blockchain Era. European Journal of Operational Research 284 (3), 1031-1042, 2020.
  • Guo, S., T.M. Choi*, B. Shen. Green Product Development under Competition: A Study of the Fashion Apparel Industry. European Journal of Operational Research 280 (2), 523-538, 2020.
  • Choi, T.M.* Blockchain-technology-supported platforms for diamond authentication and certification in luxury supply chains. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 128, 17-29, 2019.
  • Choi, T.M.*, Y. Cai, B. Shen. Sustainable fashion supply chain management: A system of systems analysis. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 66(4), 730-745, 2019.
  • Choi, T.M., N. Liu*. Optimal Advertisement Budget Allocation and Coordination in Luxury Fashion Supply Chains with Multiple Brand-Tier Products. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 130, 95-107, 2019.
  • Tian, Y., T.M. Choi*, X. Ding, R. Xin, J. Zhao. A Grid Cumulative Probability Localization Based Industrial Risk Monitoring System. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 16 (2), 557-569, 2019.
  • Choi, T.M.*, C. Ma, B. Shen, Q. Sun. Optimal Pricing in Mass Customization Supply Chains with Risk-Averse Agents and Retail Competition. Omega 88, 150-161, 2019.
  • Choi, T.M.*, Y.Y. He. Peer-to-Peer Collaborative Consumption for Fashion Products in the Sharing Economy: Platform Operations. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 126, 49-65, 2019.
  • Choi, T.M.*, S.W. Wallace, Y. Wang. Big data analytics in operations management. Production and Operations Management, 27(10), 1868-1883, 2018.
  • Chiu, C.H., M. Choi*, X. Dai, B. Shen, J. Zheng. Optimal advertising budget allocation in luxury fashion markets with social influences. Production and Operations Management, 27(8), 1611-1629, 2018.
  • Choi, T.M.*, J. Zhang, T.C.E. Cheng. Quick response in supply chains with stochastically risk sensitive retailers. Decision Sciences, 49 (5), 932-957, 2018.
  • Zhao, Y., T.M. Choi*, T.C.E. Cheng, S. Wang. Supply Option Contracts with Spot Market and Demand Information Updating. European Journal of Operational Research 266 (3), 1062-1071, 2018.
  • Choi, T.M.* Launching the Right New Product among Multiple Product Candidates in Fashion: Optimal Choice and Coordination with Risk Consideration. International Journal of Production Economics 202, 162-171, 2018.
  • Choi, T.M.*, W.K. Yeung, T.C.E. Cheng, X. Yue. Optimal scheduling and the value of RFID technology in garment manufacturing systems. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 65(1), 72-84, 2018.


Books (partial)

  • Choi, T.M. Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach, CRC Press, 2017.
  • Choi, T.M. (Ed.) Fast Fashion Systems. CRC Press, 2017.
  • Choi, T.M., J. Gao, J.H. Lambert, C.K. Ng, J. Wang (Eds.). Optimization and Control for Systems in the Big-Data Era. Springer, 2017.
  • Choi, T.M., B. Shen (Eds.) Luxury Fashion Retail Management, Springer, 2017.
  • Choi, T.M. (Ed.) Analytical Modeling Research in Fashion Business, 2016.