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Expertise
Operations/Production Management
Scheduling and Materials Management
Supply Chain Management 
Academic Administration

Research
Operations/Production Management
Scheduling and Materials Management
Supply Chain Management 
Academic Administration

Education
Ph.D. - 1974, The University of Nebraska
MBA - 1968, Kent State University
B.B.A. - 1967, Cleveland State University

Sample Publications

2010: "Not just for large companies: Benefits of Simulation Modeling for Small Telephone Call Center," Production and Inventory Management Journal Vol. 46, No. 1, pg. 54. (w. P. Dileepan) DP

2009: "A Generic Simulation Model to Manage a Vaccination Program," Accepted in Journal of Medical Systems, December 2009. (w. B. Asllani) DP

2008: “Developing an Emergency Preparedness Plan: A Case for Simulation,” Academy of Health Care Management JournalAccepted 2008, Vol. 3 No. 2 page 51 (w. B. Asllani and P. Dileepan) DBR

2007: “A Methodology for Using Simulation to Optimize Emergency Mass Vaccination Parameters,” Journal of Medical Systems, Accepted 2007 (In press). (w. B. Asllani and P. Dileepan) DBR

2007: “Technologies in Support of Mass Customization Strategy: Exploring the Linkages Between E-Commerce and Knowledge Management,” Computers in Industry, Accepted 2007. (with M. Ahmadi, M. Helms, and K. Jih) DBR

2007: “An Entropy-Based Approach for Measuring Project Uncertainty,” Academy of Information & Management Sciences Journal, Accepted 2007. (with B. Asllani) DBR

2006: “The Challenge of Latin American Countries The Problematic Case of Venezuela,” Advances in Competitiveness Research, Accepted 2006, Vol. 17. (with C. Duarte and M. Helms)

2006: “Measuring Aggregate Uncertainty for Information Technology Projects: An Entropy-based Approach,”International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Accepted. (with B. Asllani)

2006: “Sharing Knowledge with Conversational Technologies: Web Logs Versus Discussion Boards,” to International Journal of Information Technology & Management. Accepted. (A. Asllani, L. Ettkin and A. Somasundar)

2005: “The Role of Internet-Based Transactions in External Collaboration Between Healthcare Trading Partners,”Journal of Strategic E-commerce, Vol. 3 pg 29, April 2, 2005 (with B. Asllani and S. Kim)

2004: “Managerial Implications of Target Costing,” Advances in Competitiveness Research, Vol. 15, No. 1, September 2005 (with M. Gordon and M. Helms)

2004: “Cycle Counting: Getting It Right, Part Two,” with M. Helms and M. Zatelli, APICS The Educations Society for Resource Management, Vol. 4, No. 5, March 2, 2004

2004: “Cycle Counting: Getting It Right, Part One,” APICS The Educations Society for Resource Management, Vol. 4, No. 4, February 4, 2004 (with M. Helms and M. Zatelli)

2002: "Target Costing for Competitiveness and Supply Chain Management," with M. Gordon and M. Helms. Submitted March 12, 2002 to Advances in Competitiveness Research

2001: "China: The Bitter Roots of Foreign Trade Through the Eyes of Asian Culture," Competitiveness Review, Vol. 11 No. 2, 2001. (with M. Helms and D. Morris)

Professional Activities and Memberships
Academy of Management
American Production and Inventory Control Society
American Society for Quality
Decision Sciences Institute
Institute of Industrial Engineers
National Association of Purchasing Management
Operations Management Association
Society for the Advancement of Management
Supply Chain Council
Certified, by the American Production and Inventory Control Society, in Production and Inventory Management at the Fellow Level (CFPIM)
Qualified Instructor for all modules of CPIM, Certified, Facilitator For Zenger-Miller, 1996

Honors and Awards
Alpha Society (Honorary)
Beta Gamma Sigma (Honorary)
Golden Key

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