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Is an expert in the management of technology and industrial competitiveness. Helped initiate the National Science Foundation's program to establish national research centers and has helped organize national conferences on manufacturing innovation. Was a senior fellow with National Academy of Engineering and served on its governing council.
Research interests include the performance of new firms, responses to technological threat and the management of technology. Has published extensively on entrepreneurship and strategic management, including a study of 3,000 entrepreneurs who were followed for a three-year period. Has served as consultant on strategic planning, general management and the management of new and small firms.
Has expertise in electrical engineering technology with extensive experience in automated systems, supervision and electronics.
Has published more than 250 articles on human factors and advanced technologies. Is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Chairs the International Commission on Human Aspects of Computing. Edits two journals, has edited eight books and has co-written two books. In 1995 was elected an Honorary Fellow of the Ergonomics Society for significant contributions to the field of ergonomics.
Has 27 years of industry management experience with Dow Chemical Co. in the areas of research and development, marketing, technical services, sales, business profit/loss and new ventures. Works with university faculty and industry to establish and support partnerships for research sponsorship.
Director, Center for Collaborative Manufacturing
Has consulted and published extensively on intelligent manufacturing systems. Also directs Computer Integrated Design, Manufacturing, and Automation Center.
Has special expertise in downsizing, reorganizing, relocating and retraining dislocated workers. Has experience implementing work teams in various industries and helped implement a state dislocated-worker training center.
Associate executive vice president, Academic Affairs
Involved in strategic planning and assessment of university departments and programs as associate executive vice president. Has written case studies and book chapters and makes presentations at conferences on the role of manufacturing in gaining a competitive advantage and problems associated with the change in manufacturing technologies. Has written articles on the determinants of corporate spin-off performance. Has done extensive research in the areas of entrepreneurship, strategic management and technology management.
Has published works about utilization of personnel in hotels, including topics such as employee assistance programs for drug and alcohol abuse. Also is involved with hotel-occupancy forecasting data.
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Has expertise in collective bargaining and international employment relations, particularly Japanese relations. Has done extensive research on mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Has special interest in organizational decision-making structures, information technology and productivity.
Purdue North Central
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Has expertise in employee training and development; building self-directed teams; evaluation; and new directions for managers and supervisors in the '90s.
Head, Department of Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Has expertise in human resource management, labor relations, quality control, conflict management, safety and management, and employee training. Has published more than 80 articles in related journals and is past president of the Southern Industrial Relations and Human Resource Association.
Purdue North Central
Has expertise in Total Quality Management, statistical quality control, training of management and supervisory employees, and team building. Has presented at national and international conferences on training and team-building. Has worked with several employers in northwest Indiana and the Chicago area in restructuring the team environment.
Has done research in the areas of job evaluation, employee turnover and reward aspects of promotion and career development.
Research specialties include employee selection and staffing, evaluation, training and development, equal employment opportunity, promotion and turnover, job design, work group design, compensation, auditing and benchmarking, negotiation, records management, and general personnel research. Has expertise in human factors relating to ergonomics, industrial engineering and work physiology. Is editor of Personnel Psychology and has served on boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology and the Journal of Management.
Researches career development of multicultural and diverse populations. Is a consultant to education, business, industry, government and community agencies on a variety of topics related to human-resource management, career development and vocational psychology. Specializes in counseling psychology, sport psychology and marriage and family therapy.
Responsible for the development and direction of professional employment and placement functions in the Krannert Graduate School of Management. Has more than 20 years' experience in human resources in industry and higher education.
Has special interest in organizational psychology and higher education administration. Has served as a consultant for numerous corporate clients and has extensive expertise in the areas of human resource management, managing change and Total Quality Management.
Spent 1992-93 in Japan studying how the Japanese train employees. Has expertise in human resource management, compensation and resource planning. Research interests include artificial intelligence, technology, small business management, banking and utilities.
Has expertise researching and teaching international business and strategic management.
Dean, School of Management
Has special expertise in the areas of international trade and economics education. Has written numerous articles and textbooks on economics education. Has extensive experience in educational planning for MBA-type programs.
Has expertise in occupational safety and health and applied organizational leadership and management. Specializes in teaching safety and leadership programs.
Has expertise in leadership and teamwork related to organizational psychology. Has special interest in research and development, project management and new product development.
Has expertise in management of small businesses. Has studied impact of store location and traffic pattern and design on store sales volume.
Main teaching interests include analytical modeling and empirical testing of marketing phenomena. Has researched promotional mix planning, coordination and efficiency in distribution channels, private label products, franchising, marketing models and market research.
Has experience in strategic planning, experiential/collaborative learning and organizational behavior as a 13-year owner/operator of a retail clothing store. Is chairman of the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Midwest Conference.
Site administrator, Purdue Statewide Technology Program, Richmond
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Has experience in engineering, production and administration. Diverse background in product/process development, cost management and personnel supervision with particular expertise in managing the development and production of fiber-reinforced materials and structures.
Has extensive experience dealing with management issues in the workplace. Areas of specialty include managing change, Total Quality Management, reductions in work force, managing difficult employees, the changing roles of supervisors, and attitude surveys in the workplace. Has had 10 years' experience working with major health care systems in human resource management positions. Also has served as a consultant for management training and development.
Is a registered industrial engineer with expertise in manufacturing operations, Total Quality Management, manufacturing planning and control systems, inventory management and production control.
Director, Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises
Has published extensively on statistical quality control, Total Quality Management and decision analysis. Consultant to companies and law firms on project management, new product development and quality management practices. Has taught managerial statistics and quantitative methods and their applications to management problems in a market economy at a French university to mostly Eastern European executives and members of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Head, Department of Health, Kinesiology and Leisure Studies
Has published in the areas of Total Quality Management and graduate education. Has written textbooks, articles and research papers on physical education instruction with an emphasis on the role and socialization of physical education teachers. Has examined teacher/coach role conflict. Particularly interested in studying the lives and careers of physical education teachers. Previously served as director of Purdue's Division of Recreational Sports, overseeing indoor and outdoor recreational facilities for students, faculty and staff. Received the outstanding teacher educator award from the Indiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education in 1986.