Dr. Çağrı Haksöz is management scholar and social scientist in the areas of supply chain, risk, and behavioral decision making. For the last 10 years, he was a faculty member at the Sabanci School of Management of Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. He is currently a visiting professor at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India. Most recently, he was a visiting research scientist at the Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition (ABC), Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany.

Dr. Haksöz taught at New York University, Stern School of Business, Cass Business School, City University of London, UK, and New York University in London. He was an affiliate member of the Regent’s Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent’s College, London, UK during 2011-2015, and honorary visiting fellow at Cass Business School, City University of London, UK during 2008-2011. During 2013, he was a visiting scholar at the Information, Operations, and Management Sciences Department of New York University Stern School of Business.

His research, teaching and advising focus on risk intelligence, supply chain strategy and risk, behavioral decision making, and New Silk Road supply chains. His publications appeared in Operations Research, MIT Sloan Management Review, Mathematics of Operations Research, The Journal of Operational Risk, The Journal of the Operational Research Society, International Journal of Production Research, and IEEE Systems Journal among others. He also contributed to international newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times. Professor Haksöz currently serves in the Editorial Review Board for the International Journal of Emerging Markets (IJoEM).  He served as the Area Editor (Operations and Supply Chain Management) for the International Journal of Emerging Markets (IJoEM) during 2012-2015 and as the Associate Editor for Transnational Marketing Journal during 2011-2015.

Dr. Haksöz has been teaching a diverse set of courses such as operations management, supply chain management, risk management, decision models, business analytics, decision & uncertainty, supply chain risk management, global management on the Modern Silk Road for undergraduate, MSc, MBA, EMBA, Executive Levels as well as high school students on three continents of the globe (USA, UK, Europe, India, Turkey).  He held visiting lectures at Poznan School of Logistics, Poland and Regent’s College, UK.

He is an adviser and speaker for national/international organizations, think tanks, and start-ups. Connecting head with heart, Çağrı Haksöz has been composing, improvising and performing as a traditional Silk Road artist for over 30 years. He holds a PhD in Operations Management from New York University, Stern School of Business and BSc in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey. He is a graduate of the Ankara Fen Lisesi (Science High School).

As a leading scholar coining the concept of Silk Road Supply Chains, Haksöz has collaborated with The World Economic Forum for the Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus and Central Asia and EastWest Institute for Afghanistan Reconnected Project. He has recently contributed to the Global Risks 2018 Survey of the World Economic Forum.

His book Risk Intelligent Supply Chainsis available worldwide. In this book, coining the concept of Risk Intelligent Supply Chain, Dr Haksöz presents the “Risk Intelligence Theory” –a cognitive mindset–to thrive in the age of fragility and uncertainty. The book provides novel and actionable strategies for risk intelligent supply chains. It also shares the wisdom of strategic business insights of thriving organizations with leaders of a globally connected world.


 You may take a look at what business leaders and management scholars said about the book.  A personal copy can be purchased by visiting Amazon USA,  Amazon UK, or the publisher Taylor and Francis Group/CRC Press.  For those who prefer to read an electronic version, the book is also available on Kindle, iPad, and Android tablets.


His previous thought-provoking book Managing Supply Chains on the Silk Road: Strategy, Performance, and Risk with Sridhar Seshadri and Ananth V. Iyer (Taylor and Francis Group, 2011) has connected the Ancient and Modern Silk Road in the context of global supply chain networks for the first time. Being a pioneering and ground-breaking book for business strategy and management, it amalgamates two disparate concepts “Supply Chain” and “Silk Road” into a coherent theory and presents strategic actionable insights. This book is now in the recommended reading list of the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin.


The revised Turkish translation (2014) of this book titled as İpek Yolunda Tedarik Zinciri Yönetimi, is also available from Scala Yayıncılık. You may order the book from online bookshops such as idefix, D&R.


Dr Haksöz has also co-authored an e-book titled Global Perspectives: Turkey with Metin Çakanyıldırım published by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) in 2012, which presents the supply chain environment from different angles in the Turkish and regional contexts.