College of Business and Innovation

Paul C. Hong, Ph.D., CMA

Dr. Paul Hong

Distinguished University Professor 
Office: Stranahan Hall - 4042
Telephone: (419) 530 - 2054
Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Paul Hong is Distinguished University Professor of Global Supply Chain Management and Asian Studies at the University of Toledo, USA. He is a graduate of Yonsei University, Korea with a BA in Economics. He also has an MBA and a MA from Bowling Green State University, and a Ph.D. in Manufacturing Management and Engineering from the University of Toledo, USA. He is a certified management accountant (CMA). His primary teaching areas are: strategic sourcing, supply chain management, new product development, advanced statistics, and global supply chain management. His recent books include Rising Asia and American Hegemony (Springer, 2020) and Creative Innovative Firms (Springer, 2019). 

The University of Toledo, USA, 2000
Doctor of Philosophy, Manufacturing Management, and Engineering 
Thesis:  Knowledge Integration in Integrated Product Development

Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 1985

Master of Business Administration, Accounting & Master of Arts, Economics
Thesis: “The role of population in the industrialization of Japan: 1750-1945”.

Yonsei University, Korea
Bachelors of Arts, Economics

Certified Management Accountant (CMA) (Certification Number # 9432, 1994)

Global supply chain management focusing on (1) network capabilities for building firms with domestic advantage and global competitiveness; (2) entrepreneurial innovation for linking Top of Pyramid (ToP) and Base of Pyramid (BOP) markets.

BUAD 3020 (Principles of Manufacturing and Service Systems)
OPMT 3610 (Manufacturing Planning and Control)
OPMT 4420 (Service Operations Management)

OPMT 5510 (Business Statistics with computer applications)
OPMT 5520(Analysis of Manufacturing & Service Systems)
BUAD 6600 (Supply Chain Management)
OPMT 6960 (Master’s Thesis; Managing Operations)
EMBA 6320 (Product Development)

MFGM 8890 (Special Topics Seminar --Organizational Change Management)
MFGM 8890 (Special Topics Seminar – Integrated Product Development)
MFGM 8840 (Manufacturing Strategy)
MFGM 8490 (Supply Chain and E-Business Issues in Manufacturing)
MFGM 8960 (Doctoral Dissertation)

Supply Chain Management Research Module (2008, 2009, 2010, 2013)


  • Hong, Paul.. Knowledge Integration in Integrated Product Development. Society of Automotive Engineers, PA USA, 2000, ISBN 0-7680-0801-8. 
  • Park, Young Won and Hong, Paul (2012). “Building Network Capabilities in Turbulent Competitive Environments: Practices of Global Firms from Korea and Japan”.  CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Company), .  ISBN: 978-1-4398-5068-8
  • Hong, Paul, Park, Young Won (2014). “Building Network Capabilities in Turbulent Competitive Environments: Business Success Stories from the BRICs. CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Company). ISBN-10: 1466515759; ISBN-13: 978-1466515758.

Selected Journal Papers (SSCI/SCI/SCOPUS Journals. These are all regarded leading journals in the business discipline for high impact factor) (**Corresponding Author)


  • Hong, Paul **, Jagani, Sandeep., Kim, Jinhwan., Youn, Sun Hee (2019). “Managing Sustainability Orientation: An Empirical Investigation of Manufacturing Firms”. International Journal of Production Economies, Vol. 211 No. 5 pp. 71-81.
  • Hong, Paul *, Kallarakal, Tomy K., Moina, Mariam and Hopkins, Margaret (2018). “Managing Change, Growth and Transformation: Case Studies of Organizations in an Emerging Economy”, Journal of Management Development, Vol. 38 No. 4, pp.298-311,
  • Hong, Paul., Shcoenherr, Tobias., Hult, Tomas, Zinn, Walter and Goldsby, Thomas J. (2019). “Cross-functional and BoP issues in Logistics and Supply Chain Management” Journal of Business Logistics (In Press).
  • Park, YoungWon., and Hong, Paul (2019). Creative Innovative Firms from Japan: A Benchmarking Inquiry into Firms from Three Rival Nations. Springer. ISBN 978-981-13-1680-7


  • Hong, Paul., Joseph C C., Joseph Varghese Kureethara (2018). Organization Culture and Work Values of Global Firms: Merging Eastern and Western Perspectives. IBA Journal of Management and Leadership. Vol 10, No. 1., pp. 82-92. Cao, Yingxia., Ajjan, Haya., & Hong, Paul C (2018). “Post-Purchase Shipping and Customer Service Experiences in Online Shopping and Their Impact on Customer Satisfaction: An Empirical Study with Comparison”. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics. Vol. 30 No. 2, pp.400-416,
  • Jung, Euisung., Hong, Paul., Choi, Heejun (2018). “DNA chip technology in healthcare industry: Ethical and social implications”, Health Service Management Review, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 1-13. Yingxia Cao, Haya Ajjan, Paul Hong., Thuong Le, (2018) "Using social media for competitive business outcomes: An empirical study of companies in China", Journal of Advances in Management Research, Vol. 15 No. 2, pp.211-235,
  • Paul Hong, Mingu Kang, and Zhang, Yue (2018). “Editorial: Dynamic Benchmarking Issues in Emerging Markets: Building Relevant Theories and Examining Evolving Practices”, Benchmarking: An International Journal.
  • Kang, Mingu., Hong, Paul., Bartnick, Roman., Park., Young Won.,and Ko, Changsuk., (2018). “Aligning purchasing portfolio management with sourcing negotiation styles”, Management Decision., Vol. 56 No. 11, pp.2341-2356,


▪ Hong, Paul C.**(2017). “Macro-level Trends, Linkage Role of Ethics and Entrepreneurial Responses: A Conceptual Framework for Research Agenda”, 3D...IBA Journal of Management & Leadership”, Vol. 9 No. 1, pp. 77-87.
▪ Hong, Paul C**., & Leffakis, Zachary Moran(2017). Paul Hong & Zachary Moran Leffakis (2017):\ Managing demand variability and operational effectiveness: Case of lean improvement programmes and MRP planning integration”, Production Planning & Control, DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2017.1329956.
▪ Hong, Paul**., Wang, Kainan., Zhang, Xu., and Park., Young Won (2017). “Trend analysis of Global Fortune 500 Firms: A comparative study of Chinese and Japanese firms. Benchmarking: An International Journal. Vol. 24 No. 1, pp. 50-61. • Park, Yejin., Park, YoungWon., Hong, Paul C**., Yang, SoYe (2017). “Clarity of CSR Orientation and Firm Performance: Case of Japanese SMEs”, Benchmarking: An International Journal. Vol. 24 Issue: 6, pp.1581-1596, • Park, Youngwon and Hong, Paul (2017). “Reshoring strategy: Case illustrations of Japanese manufacturing firms” in Reshoring of Manufacturing: Drivers, opportunities, and challenges. Edited by Alessandra Vecchi, Springer, 2017. pp. 147-161.
▪ Li, Shuting., Lee, Gukseong., Hong, Paul., Haney, Mark., and Kang, Mingu*. (2017). “Managing dependency in China outsourcing relationships”, Journal of Production Planning & Control. Vol. 28 No. 6-8, pp. 489-499.
▪ Hwang, David., Hong, Paul, & Lee, Daniel. 2017. “Critical factors that affect logistics performance: A comparison of China, Japan and Korea”, Int. J. Shipping and Transport Logistics (SSCI), Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 107-129.
▪ Singh, Nitya., Hong, Paul. (2017). “From Local to Global: Developing a Business Model for Indian MNCs to Achieve Global Competitive Advantage”, Journal of Asia-Pacific Business Vol. 18 No. 3, pp. 192-219. • Nan Liu*., Gen-gui Zhou., Hong, Paul C. (2017). Editorial. Int. J. Shipping and Transport Logistics, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-3.

▪ Park, YoungWon., Hong, Paul* and Li, Shuting.(2016). `Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Maritime Supply Chain Cost: From Competitiveness Perspective of Korean Firms’, Maritime Economics and Logistics (SSCI), Vol. 18 No. 1, pp. 3-18.
▪ Hwang, David., Yang, Mark., Hong, Paul*(2015). `Mediating Effect of IT-Enabled Combinative Capabilities on Competitive Performance Outcomes: An Empirical Investigation’. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management (SSCI), Vol. 36, pp. 1-23.
▪ Dobrzykowki, David., Leuschner, Rudolf., Hong, Paul., and Roh, James. `Examining Absorptive Capacity in Supply Chains: Linking Responsive Strategy and Firm Performance, Journal of Supply Chain Management (SSCI) Vol. 51 No. 4, pp. 3-28. A finalist for the 2015 Harold E. Fearon Best Paper Award (Journal of Supply Chain Management, Presented at the 2016 Academy of Management Conference on August 6, in Anaheim, California, in a session entitled, “Journal of Supply Chain Management Best Paper Session: Crafting a High Quality Research Paper”).
▪ Roh, James J. and Hong, Paul* (2015). `Taxonomy of ERP integrations and performance outcomes: An exploratory study of manufacturing firms’, Production Planning and Control: The Management of Operations (SCI). Vol. 26 No. 8, pp. 617-636. 20p. DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2014.950624.3.5.
▪ Hong, Paul*, Yang, Mark and Dobrzykowski, David (2014). Strategic Customer Service Orientation, Lean Manufacturing Practices and Performance Outcomes: An Empirical Study. Journal of Service Management (SSCI), Vol. 25 No. 5, pp. 699-723..
▪ Kang, Mingu., Wu, Xiaobo., Hong, Paul*., Park, Kuhyun, and Park, Youngwon (2014). The role of organizational control in outsourcing practices: An empirical study. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (SSCI) Vol. 20 No. 3 pp. 177-185.
▪ Youn, SunHee., Yang, Mark., Kim, JinHwan, and Hong, Paul., **(2014). Supply chain Information Capabilities and Performance Outcomes: An Empirical Study of Korean Steel Suppliers. International Journal of Information Management (SSCI) Vol. 34 No. 2. pp. 369-380.
▪ Roh, James., Hong, Paul., and Min, Hokey (2014). Implementation of Responsive Supply Chain Strategy: Case of Manufacturing Firms. International Journal of Production Economics (IJPE) (SCI). Vol. 147 No. 2/Part B, pp. 198-210.
▪ Dobrzykowski, David., Saboorideilami, Vafa, Hong, Paul*, and Kim, Seungchul (2014). . A structured analysis of operations and supply chain management research in healthcare (1982-2011). International Journal of Production Economies (SCI) , Vol. 147 No. 2/Part B, pp. 514-530.
▪ Park, Youngwon and Hong, Paul**, and Roh, James . (2013), “Supply chain lessons from the 2011 natural disasters in Japan”, Business Horizons (SSCI), Vol.56 No. 1. pp. 75-85.
▪ Youn, Sunhee., Yang, Mark., and Hong, Paul**., and Park, Kihyun.(2013), “Strategic supply chain partnership, Environmental Supply Chain Management Practices and Performance Outcomes”, Journal of Cleaner Production (SSCI), Vol. 56, pp. 121-130.
▪ Cao, Yingxia*., Ajjan, Haya., and Hong, Paul (2013). Using Social Media Applications for Educational Outcomes in College Teaching: A Structural Equation Analysis. British Journal of Educational Technology (SSCI) Vol. 44 No 4. pp. 581–593.


▪ Kang, Mingu., Wu, Xiaobo., Hong, Paul**., Park, Y. (2012). Aligning organizational control practices with competitive outsourcing performance. Journal of Business Research Vol. 65, No. 8, pp. 1195-1201(SSCI)
▪ Park, Youngwon., Hong, Paul**., Moon, Gyewan. (2012), “Implementation of Product Strategy with differentiated standards”, International Journal al of Technology Management,Vol.57 No. 1/2/3, pp. 166-184. (SSCI)
▪ Youn, Sunhee., Yang, Mark, and Hong, Paul** (2012), “Integrative Leadership for Effective Supply Chain Implementation: An Empirical Study”, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 139 No. 1 pp. 237-246 (SCI).
▪ Kang, M., Wu, X., Hong, P**., Park, Y.(2012). Aligning organizational control practices with competitive outsourcing performance. Journal of Business Research Vol. 65, No. 8, pp. 1195-1201 (SSCI)
▪ Park, Youngwon., Fujimoto, T., and Hong, Paul** (2012),“Product Architecture, Organizational Capabilities and IT Integration for Competitive Advantage”, International Journal of Information Management , Vol. 32. No. 5, pp. 479-488. (SSCI)
▪ Choi, Sukbong., Park, Byungil., and Hong, Paul (2012), “Does Ownership Structure Matter
for Firm Technological Innovation Performance? Case of Korean Firms”, Corporate \
Governance: An International Journal, Vol. 20 No. 3, pp. 267–288. (SSCI)
▪ Yang, Maga(Mark)., Hong, Paul**., Modi, Sachin.(2011), Impact of Lean Manufacturing and
Environmental Management on Business Performance: An International Study of Manufacturing
Firms” International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 129, No. 2, pp. 251-261.
▪ Hong, Paul**., Doll, William, Revilla., Elena and Nahm, Abraham (2011), “Knowledge sharing and strategic fit in integrated product development Projects: An Empirical Study”, International
Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 132, No. 2. pp. 186-196. (SCI)
▪ Roh, James., Min, Hockey., and Hong, Paul (2011), “A Coordination Theory Approach to Restructuring the Global Supply Chain”, International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 49, No. 15, 1 August 2011, 4517–4541(SSCI/SCI)
▪ Doll, William., Hong, Paul**., and Nahm, Abraham. (2010), “Antecedents and Outcomes of Manufacturability in Integrated Product Development”, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 30, No. 8, 2010. pp. 821-852.(SSCI).
▪ Hirota, S., Kubo, K., Miyajima, H., Hong, Paul** and Park, Youngwon. (2010), “Corporate Mission, Corporate Policies and Business Outcomes: Evidence from Japan”, Management Decision, Vol. 48. No. 7, 2010. pp. 1134-1153. (SSCI).
▪ Liao, Ying., Hong, Paul., and Rao, S. (2010), “Supply Management, Supply Flexibility and Performance Outcomes: An Empirical Investigation of Manufacturing Firms”, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 46, No. 3.,pp. 6-22.(SSCI).
▪ Tomino, Takahiro., Park, Youngwon., Hong, Paul**., and Roh, James. (2009), “Market Flexible Customizing System (MFCS) of Japanese vehicle manufacturers: An Analysis of Toyota, Nissan and Mitsubishi”. International Journal of Production Economics. Vol. 118, No. 2. pp. 375-386. 2009 (SCI).
▪ Rauniar, Rupak, Doll, William, Rawski, Greg, Hong, Paul.,(2008), “The Role of Heavyweight Product Manager in New Product Development”, International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 28. No. 2. pp. 130-154 (SSCI) 

▪ Rauniar, Rupak, Rawski, Greg., Doll, William, and Hong, Paul (2008), “Shared Knowledge and Product Design Glitches in Integrated Product Development”, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 114. No. 2. pp. 723-736 (SCI).
▪ Hong, Paul., Vonderembse, Mark., Doll, William., Nahm, Abraham. (2005), “Role Changes of Design Engineers in Integrated Product Development”, Journal of Operations Management. Vol. 24. No. 1. 2005. pp. 63-79.(2006 JOM Best Paper Finalist) (SSCI)
▪ Hong, Paul,** Doll, William., Nahm, Abraham. (2004), “Project Target Clarity In An Uncertain Project Environment Uncertainty of Project”, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 24, No. 12, 1269-1291. (SSCI)
▪ Li, Shuting., Lee, Gukseong., Hong, Paul., Mark Harney, and Mingu Kang (In Press). Managing Dependence in China Outsourcing Relationships, Production Planning and Control (SCI) Accepted July 10, 2015)
▪ Mukai, Yuichiro., Park, YoungWon, Hong, Paul., and Geon-Cheol Shin *(2016 In Press)
The impact of design architecture choices on competitiveness: Comparison of Korean and Japanese Shipbuilding Firms. International Journal of Technology Management (SSCI)
▪ Hwang, David., Hong, Paul., and Lee, Daniel (5-14-16). Critical factors that affect logistics performance: A comparison of China, Japan and Korea . Int. Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics (SSCI)


Honors & Awards

1.        2018 Distinguished University Professor, The University of Toledo. Appointment to the rank of a Distinguished University Professor is the highest permanent honor the University of Toledo can bestow on a faculty member. Those named Distinguished University Professor have earned national and/or international recognition and distinction for educational, artistic and/or scholarly contributions that have been transformative in their field. The duration of the appointment as a Distinguished University Professor is unlimited and the title may be retained even after a faculty member has retired from the University.
2.        2015 University of Toledo Outstanding Faculty Research Award.  Most prestigious university level award for research achievements.  The award letter states, “The selection committee, which was comprised of past recipients of the Outstanding Faculty Research Award, noted the wide-ranging importance of your work and its impact on the international business community. Also, you have developed a strong record of scholarship with numerous publications and positive reviews of recent work. Finally, as was noted for the other recipients of this year’s awards, your excellent research is but a part of a well-balanced approach to your work as a faculty member. You also have an outstanding record of service and mentorship for students and other faculty.”
3.        2016 Innovative Teaching Excellence Award (University of Toledo, Center of Teaching Excellence, 2016)
4.        Distant Learning Faculty Fellowship (May 2001) University College of Toledo Ohio.  $8,000
5.        2007 Outstanding Research Award. College of Business Administration, University of Toledo.  This award is based on his outstanding research from 2000-2006.
6.        Outstanding Teaching and Research Excellence Certificate (PSG Institute of Management, India, 2016).  Based on teaching of MBA courses in PSG Institute of Management and faculty research collaboration from 2009 till present.
7.        Special Topic Teaching Grants (2002, 2004), College of Business Administration, University of Toledo.  $5,000
8.        Summer Research Grant (April 2002, 2006), College of Business Administration, University of Toledo.   $20,000.
9.        University Research and Fellowship Program (URAFP) (2000) “Case Studies of Knowledge Integration in Integrated Product Development”.   $10,000.
10.     International Research and Teaching Grant (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2015),  The Foy D. and Phyllis Penn Kohler Fund. 
11.     University of Toledo Provost Scholarship Travel Grant(2015)  


  1. Fulbright award to India (Start day January 2017 for six months). Awarded by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) and Fulbright-Nehru grant.  Primary work will be at Christ University (Bangalore, India) along with other Indian Universities including PSG Institute of Management on entrepreneurial innovation for global supply chain management. Projects include faculty research workshops and entrepreneurial leadership academy for honor students.
  2. 16th Korea SCM Industry Award For Individual Excellence (11-16-2017).   This is based on 10+ years of lifetime service award of excellence for the advancement of knowledge and expertise in global supply chain management from the Korean Supply Chain Management Association.
  3. U.S. Department of Education (Business and International Education Program) “Enhanced Competitiveness of U.S. Small and Medium Size Firms through the Development and Utilization of Secure and Efficient Supply Chains.”  Co-Investigator on a team of faculty from College of Business Administration to enhance competitiveness of small and medium size businesses.  Funded for $172,210 from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2009. 
  4. U.S. Department of Transportation University Transportation Center (UTC), “Transportation for Economic Security and Development." Co-Investigator on a team of faculty from College of Business Administration supply chain management.  University of Toledo received the entire funding for this UTC grant as lead partner in collation with several other universities.  Funded for $2,000,000 from October 2005 to September 2009.
  5. Michigan-Ohio Instructional Grant (December 2007): Global Supply Chain Management/Transportation Efficiency Systems Graduate Degree Program. Funded by  University of Toledo-UTC.  Co-Investigator $50,811
  6. University Transportation Center Grant on “Global Supply Chain Management/Transportation Building a Global Network of Scholars and Educators" (May 2009),  Principal investigator $50,000
  7. University Transportation Center Grant ON “Global Supply Chain Management/Transportation Building a Global Network of Scholars and Educators" (May 2010),  Principal investigator $10,000
  8. International Business Institute Research Grant (March 2002), College of Business Administration, University of Toledo. $8,000
  9. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Ph.D. Dissertation Pilot Study Grant (1997), To support a pilot project of Shared Knowledge in Integrated Product Development.  $7,000
  10. Society of Automotive Engineers Ph.D. Dissertation Large Scale Survey Grant (January 1999), This grant is to support the large survey research on “Shared Knowledge in Integrated Product Development”.  $10,000
  1. Rupak Rauniar (Committee Member). “The role of team vision, mutual trust, and mutual influence on shared knowledge in integrated product development” (Committee Member) (Dissertation Defense, Fall 2005) (University of Houston, TX)
    2. Greg Rawski (Co-Chair with William J. Doll). “Effects of Work Integration and Knowledge Integration in Integrated Product Development”(Dissertation Defense Summer, 2005)(University of Evansville, IN)  
    3. Ying Liao (Co-Chair with Subba Rao). “Supply Chain Flexibility: the Antecedents, Driving Forces, and Impacts on Performance”(Dissertation Defense, December, 2006)(Meredith College)
    4. DongKyoon Yoo (Committee member), “Knowledge Management to Support Distributed Cognition In Knowledge-Intensive And Computer Mediated Work; Manufacturing Perspective (Dissertation Defense, December, 2006)(Virginia State University, VA)
    5. Jeongkyu Park (Supervising Chair. Post-doc Scholar). One year appointment in the areas of hospitality management.  Resulted in 3 SCOPUS journal papers.  
    6. Robert Hutchinson (Chair). “The Impact of Managerial Accounting Systems on the Long Term Success of Time-Based Manufacturing Practices” (Dissertation Defense July 20, 2007)(University of Mercy, Michigan Technology University, MI) 
    7. Heebung Kwon** (UT Post-Doc Bridge Program Chair) “Implementation of Strategic Green Orientation: Conceptual Framework for Empirical Study” (2008) (Colorado State University, CO)
    8. James Roh (Chair). “From Responsive Strategy to Market Responsiveness: In Pursuit of Responsive Supply     Chains” (Dissertation Defense, February 2, 2009) (Rowan University, NJ) 
    9. Youngsoo Park (Co-Chair).  “Uncertainty, Equivocality and Integrative Process Mechanisms in Product Development". (Dissertation Proposal Defense, June 15, 2009),  Dissertation Defense (Dissertation Defense, February 18, 2010)(Midwest University, MO).
    10. Sut Sakchutchawan (UT Post Doc Bridge Program Chair),  “Contemporary Logistics Innovation for Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Illustrations of Cases”(2010)
    11. Yingxia Cao (Co-Chair UT Post-Doc Bridge Program),  “Antecedents of Social Media Network and Performance Outcomes”(2010) (Lavern University, CA)
    12. Kihyun Park (Committee member). “Supply Chain Risk Management: Antecedents, Mechanisms and Outcomes” (Dissertation Defense August 2, 2011)(Robert Morison University, PA)
    13. Mark Yang (Committee Member). “Sustainability Practices of Manufacturing Firms: Supply Chain Perspective”(Dissertation Defense August 20, 2012) (West-Chester University, PA) 
    14. Angela Park (Co-Chair with Mark Vonderembse).  “The Impact of AMT (Advanced Medical Technology) and IT (Information Technology) on Health Care Performance” (2012).
    15. Ryan Skiver (Chair). “A Framework to Evaluate the Relationship between Product Complexity and Organizational System Outcomes: The Effect of Coordination Mechanisms on Firm Performance” (Dissertation Defense, May 20, 2013)(University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh, WI)
    16. Sunhee Youn (Supervising Chair).  Two year appointment (2013-2015) for conducting research in the areas of supply chain management.  Resulted in six journal publications (3 SSCI + 3 SCOPUS).
    17. Saad Alflayyeh (Chair).  “Managing Supply Chain Complexity Challenges through Effective Integrative Supply Chain Network and Comprehensive Competence Practices” (Dissertation Defense, October 27, 2013) (Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia)
    18. Nehemiah Scott (Co-Chair). “Flourishing in the Complex Business Environment: Realizing Adaptable and Endurable Performance by Applying the Ambidexterity Paradox to Firm and Supply Chain Practices” (Dissertation Defense, May 18, 2015)(University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign, IN) 
    19. Mohammed Hajazi (Chair).  “Managing Service Complexity: Theory Development and Empirical Investigation.” (University of Evansville, IN)(August 20, 2015, Dissertation  Defense)
    20. Shuting Li (Chair).  “Linking Contextual Drivers, Network Responses, Risk Management Capabilities, and Sustainable Outcomes: Theoretical Framework and Empirical  Examination” (6-21-2016 Dissertation Defense)(Fudan University, China)
    21. Blaine Stout (Chair).  “How the capture and integration of Big and Small Data in Manufacturing Organization Creates Value ad Impact Performance) (December 16, 2016: Proposal Defense)
    22. Nitya Singh (Chair) “Three Essays on Developing Risk Management Capabilities for Achieving Supply Chain Outcomes: Theoretical and Empirical Examinations of Manufacturing and Logistics Industries” (Dec 12, 2016, Dissertation Proposal Defense) (Eastern Michigan University, USA)
    23. Sandeep Jagani (Co-Chair) “By-product, sustainability performance of manufacturing firms. December, 2016, Proposal Defense) (Illinois State University, USA)
    24. Armond Sinclair (Chair).  “Achieving Integrity with Productive Outcomes: Lessons from Concurrent Engineering for the US Department of Defense Major Defense Acquisition Programs” (May 9, 2017 Dissertation Defense) (Northrup Grumman Aerospace Systems)
    25. Soye Yang (Post-doc scholar supervising chair). Two year appointment (2016-2017) in the areas of service  management.  Resulted in two SCOPUS publications and two journal papers in progress. 
    26. Shubham Singh (Chair).  “Big Data Analytics Capability and Organizational Performance Outcomes) (In Progress)
    27. Issah Wehby (Chair).  “Renewing American Manufacturing: Case of Small and Medium  Manufacturing Firms” (In Progress)


  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) 
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certificate Number # 9432
  • Rotary Club of Toledo
  • Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Decision Science Institute (DSI)
  • American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
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