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Expertise
Operations Research/ Management Science
Statistics/Research Methods
Decision Sciences

Research
Teaching excellence
Teaching and learning
Technology and education

Education
Ph.D. - 1976, North Texas State University
M.B.A. - 1970, Nicholls State University
B.S. - 1968, Mississippi State University

Sample Publications

2011: "Improving the Quality of Higher Education:  Addressing the First Year College Student’s Expectations of a Technology-Enhanced Classroom.”  (Co-Authors Jackson and Helms). “Research in Higher Education.”

2010: “Scheduling Rules for a Small Dynamic Job-shop:  A Simulation Approach,” International Journal of Simulation Modelling (Volume 9: Number 4: December 2010) Coauthor:  Dileepan. [Discipline Based Scholarship]

2009: "Effectiveness of PowerPoint-Based Lectures Across Different Business Disciplines: An Investigation & Implications," Journal of Education for Business. (Co-Authors: Burke and James).

2008: Test Bank to Accompany Statistics for Business and Economics by Anderson, Sweeny, and Williams Tenth Edition, South-Western Publishing Company, Eighth Edition (2002), Ninth Edition ( 2004).

2008: “An Exponential Smoothing Model for Predicting Traffic in the Library and the Reference Desk,” The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, Volume 21. (Co-Authors: Dileepan, Murgai, Roth).

2008: “Online Teaching and Problem Solving Skills: A Performance Oriented Investigation,” International Journal of Management in Education (IJMIE), Volume 2. (Co-Authors: Asllani, Roth, C. White).

2008: "Technologies in Support of Mass Customization Strategy: Exploring the Linkages Between E-Commerce and Knowledge Management, " Computers in Industry Volume 59, Number 4. (Co-Authors: Ettkin, Helms, and Jih).

2007: "A Multiple Regression Model for Predicting Reference Desk Staffing Requirement," The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, Volume 20, Number 2, 2007. (Co-Author: Murgai)]

2007: “Information Technology (IT) and the Health Care Industry: A SWOT Analysis,” International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (IJHISI) Volume 3, Number 1. (Co-Authors: Helms and Moore).

2006: Test Bank to Accompany Concise Managerial Statistics by Kvanli, Pavur and Keeling , First Edition, South-Western College Publishing, An International Thompson Publishing Company (ITP).

2005: Workbook to Accompany the Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics by Anderson, Sweeny, and Williams, Second Edition (1999), Third Edition (2003), Fourth Edition (2005) South-Western College Publishing, An International Thompson Publishing Company (ITP).

2005:Test Bank to Accompany the Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics by Anderson, Sweeny, and Williams, Second Edition (1999), Third Edition (2003), Fourth Edition (2005) South-Western College Publishing, An International Thompson Publishing Company (ITP).

2005: "Management Science: Current Educational Trends and Jobs in the Field," Scientific Journal of Administrative Development . Volume 3, 2005. (Co-authors: Copeland, Helms)

2004: Student Workbook to Accompany Statistics for Business and Economics by Anderson, Sweeny, and Williams , South-Western Publishing Company, Eighth Edition (2002), Ninth Edition (2004).

2001: "Determinants of Outsourcing Electronic Billing in Health Care". Accepted by International Journal of Management, Volume 18, Number 4, 2001.(With Helms & Ross)

2001: "Business Students' Perceptions of Faculty Evaluations" The International Journal of Educational Management Volume 15, Number 1, 2001 (With Helms & Raiszadeh).

Professional Activities and Memberships
Alpha Society
Decision Sciences Institute
Delta Gamma Sigma
Delta Sigma Pi
Golden Key National Honor Society
Literati Club

Honors and Awards
Received the Student Government Association's Outstanding Professor Award (2009-2010)
Received “ Highly Commended Award of Excellence” from Emerald Literati Network for the paper that was published in 2008 entitled “An Exponential Smoothing Model for Predicting Traffic in the Library and the Reference Desk” (2009)
Received the “Outstanding Paper Award of Excellence” for the paper entitled “A Multiple Regression Model for Predicting Reference Desk Staffing Requirements” (2007)
Appointed as Alexander and Charlotte Guerry Professor (2000)
The College of Business's Outstanding Professor Award (1998 - 99)
The School of Business Administration's Outstanding Professor Award (1990 - 91)
Recipient of The Student Government Association's Outstanding Professor Award. (1990-91)
The Student Government Association's Outstanding Professor Award Nominee (1983-84, 1985-86, 1986-87, 1990-91)
Inducted as an honorary member of Golden Key National Honor Society (1984)
Appointed as Henry Hart Professor of Business Administration (1982)

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