Visiting Associate Professor of Business Administration
Joseph Hall is an expert in operations management, with particular emphasis on operations strategy, service operations, supply chain management, and business process design.
As a consultant, he has engaged with service and manufacturing organizations in the areas of operations strategy, process improvement, and value chain organization. Client industries have included health care, business process outsourcing, consumer durable goods, and industrial equipment.
Professor Hall teaches operations and supply chain strategy in executive programs at Tuck and to executive audiences in both China and India. He has also taught in MBA programs at Columbia Business School and Haas School of Business at University of California at Berkeley.
He was awarded the 2012 Teaching Excellence Award for his outstanding contribution to the Tuck MBA core curriculum. The Stanford Graduate School of Business awarded him the Jaedicke Fellowship and the Future Professors of Manufacturing Fellowship.
Professor Hall has published articles in Harvard Business Review, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Production and Operations Management.
His recent research focuses on balancing art and science in business processes, integrated decision making across marketing and production functions, and the ways in which firms use customer information in their decisions about how to price and provision service for those customers.
Prior to joining Tuck, Professor Hall worked as a communications systems engineer on satellite programs at Hughes Electronics in El Segundo, California. He holds U.S. and international patents in antenna design. He holds degrees from California Institute of Technology, University of Washington, and Stanford University.
Low cost, high quality, fast delivery, or flexibility: choose one or two. There's tremendous value in focus.
– Joseph M. Hall