Quinnipiac University
Yan Jin

Associate Professor of Management

Dr. Yan Jin is an Associate Professor in the Management Department, School of Business. To prepare students to be adaptive in a dynamic job market, Dr. Jin incorporates her expertise and diverse background in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Decision Making into the curriculum.

Dr. Jin is passionate about teaching, researching, and working with students. She has been involved in the local professional organizations (e.g., the VP of ASCM-New Haven), professional education (e.g., course development and delivery for healthcare and U.S. Coast Guards management teams), and scholarly roles (e.g., Editorial Review Board for Journal of Operations Management and Area Editor for Operations Management Research). She has been the faculty advisor for ASCM (Association for Supply Chain Management) Quinnipiac University Student Forum since the student organization was established in 2020.

She worked at Elizabeth City State University before joining Quinnipiac University. She has published papers on supply chain flexibility, information technology capability, manufacturer power, human capital, supplier resources, and supply chain network. Her papers appear in premier operations and supply chain management journals, such as International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, and Human Resource Management.


  • MS, University of Toledo
  • MS, University of Toledo
  • PHD, University of Toledo

Areas of Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Research Methods


  • Management

Office Location

  • Faculty Office Building 128

Mail Drop

  • SB-DNF

Selected Publications

Operations Management Research

Yan Jin


Peer Reviewed Journal

Role of job satisfaction in microfinance institutions’ performance: considering performance appraisal, training and development

Ohene Afriyie, E., Jin, Y., Yakubu, M. and Awudu, I.

ahead-of-print International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management ahead-of-print ahead-of-print (2023)

Area Editor for Operations Management Research

Yan Jin


Peer Reviewed Presentations

A Systematic Review of the Application of Big Data Analytics in Healthcare

Ae-Sook Kim, Yan Jin

2022 APHA (American Public Health Association) Annual Conference, Boston, MA (2022)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Managerial capital in the supply chain: An antecedent to a superior firm performance

Yan Jin, Julia Fullick-Jagiela

Northeast DSI Annual Conference 2022, Newark, NJ (2022)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Engagement Fellows: Partnerships to Improve Learning and Support in Quantitative Courses

Julia Fullick-Jagiela, Nitish Paditar, Yan Jin

Northeast DSI Annual Conference 2022, Newark, NJ (2022)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Supplier-dedicated resources and flexibility roles in a manufacturer’s superior performance

Jin, Y., Norbis, M. and Awudu, I.

47(2) Journal of General Management 86-96 (2022)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Manufacturer power over suppliers: scale development and validation

Jin, Y., Smith, J.T.

32 (1) Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management 199-218 (2021)

Professional Designation