Dr. Peter Brews
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Information and technology management professor Peter Brews is studying the structure and evolution of the global economy, and how the twin shocks of globalization and the Internet and IT are changing corporate practice, productivity and competitiveness.
His academic research has centered on mergers and acquisitions and strategy formation at the firm level. He is currently pioneering research into "Internet Generation Companies" and post-industrial competition. He also has written or supervised the writing of a number of cases in strategy, corporate finance, and most recently, international and post-industrial business.
An award-winning teacher, Dr. Brews teaches courses in international management, strategic IT management and corporate strategy. He also consults internationally in these fields and has worked with Progress Energy, Siemens AG, Lucent Technologies Asia/Pacific (H.K.) Ltd., The Mandarin Hotel Group of Hong Kong, Ford Motor Company, LG of South Korea, Barclays Bank PLC and the Rank Organization.
He worked in investment/merchant banking in Johannesburg for four years before he joined the faculty of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, where he taught corporate law, finance, economics and strategic management.
He received PhDs from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Witwatersrand, an MSIA from Purdue University, and an LLB and Bcomm from the University of Witwatersrand.
Dr. Carl Briggs
Clinical Assistant Professor of Operations & Decision Technologies, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Dr. Carl Briggs is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Operations & Decision Technologies at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He holds two degrees from Indiana University; a Ph.D. and an M.A. He received a BA from Arkansas State University. In addition to teaching he is involved in consulting and training for a number of public and private sector firms. Dr. Briggs professional interests consist of enterprise project management, analytical techniques for supply chain procurement, simulation modeling tools and techniques, and scholarship of teaching and learning, including distance/online learning.
Dr. Briggs’ current projects include: Preparing Students for the E-Enterprise: EC and ERP Convergence in the Curriculum, which is supported by Proctor & Gamble and The Kelley School of Business, and the Wireless Packet-switched Videoconferencing over a High Performance Network: Extending the Traditional Classroom and Prototyping a Tool for the Next Generation of Distance Education, which is supported by the High Performance Network Application Program and the Internet 2 Initiative.
Mr. Napoleon Byars
Assistant Professor, UNC Journalism School, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor Napoleon Byars joined the school in 2005. He teaches courses in public relations and news writing. His interests include studying the relationship between the military and the media and how it influences U.S. national security policy.
Previously Byars was the director of policy and communications for the Air Force Association (AFA) in Arlington, Va. He oversaw all facets of AFA communications, including media relations, marketing, Web site operations, planning for national conferences and symposia, and the writing of national security policy papers.
Prior to joining AFA, Byars was president of Creative Communications Works (CCW), a public relations consulting company in Fairfax, Va. At CCW, he offered public relations counsel to business professionals and oversaw creative projects. He authored and holds copyrights to three screenplays. Before entering the private sector, Byars was a lieutenant colonel and public affairs officer in the U.S. Air Force. He has a broad background in government communications that includes serving as public affairs officer to the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon and deputy publisher for Pacific Stars and Stripes daily newspaper in Tokyo. Additionally, he served as chief of the Air Force National Affairs Division and was responsible for coordinating and integrating marketing programs of public affairs offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. He is a graduate of the Air Force’s Air War College and Air Command and Staff College in Montgomery, Ala.
Mr. Rex Cutshell
Senior Lecturer of Operations & Decision Technologies, I-Core Coordinator, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Mr. Rex Cutshell is the Senior Lecturer of Operations & Decision Technologies at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He holds an MBA from University of Evansville, and a B.S. from Indiana University. His interests include management science applications to OM education, quality management, educational theory of OM education, operations management, strategic sourcing.
Mr. Cutshell’s other teaching experiences include serving the Department of Management and Accounting as Chairman and Professor of Business Management at Vincennes University for over 14 years. Mr. Cutshell is a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Purchasing Manager, and an Accredited Purchasing Practitioner. He is currently serving on the Professional Credentials Committee for the Institute for Supply Management, and on the Editorial Review Board, ASQ Press for the American Society for Quality.
Dr. Alison Fragale
Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Fragale’s research and teaching focus on the determinants and consequences of power, status, and influence in organizations, conflict resolution and negotiation, decision-making, and verbal and nonverbal communication. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D., Alison worked as a management consultant for McKinsey and Company, Inc. She holds a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Dartmouth College and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Anthony Gerth
Clinical Associate Professor in Operations and Decision Technologies, Director of the MBA Consulting Academy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Mr. Anthony Gerth is the Clinical Associate Professor in Operations and Decision Technologies at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is also the Co-Director of the MBA Consulting Academy program which prepares, promotes and places students into the management consulting profession. He holds an MBA from Ashland University and a B.S. in Operations Management from Indiana University. Mr. Gerth joined the faculty at Kelley School of Business after 25 years of work experience, the last 15 years of which was as a Partner with several global management consulting firms. He has lived in London, traveled and worked extensively in 10 countries for clients of all sizes. Mr. Gerth’s consulting work was focused on information systems strategy and enterprise systems programs.
Mr. Gerth’s teaching interests include information systems management, IT organizational effectiveness, enterprise resource planning, organization change management for business transformation, and realizing value from business and technology transformation. He is a cuurent member of the Society for Information Management (SMI), the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Association for Information Systems (AIS), and the American Production Inventory Control Society (APICS). He is currently working on a DBA in Management at the Cranfield School of Management in the U.K. Mr. Gerth is married and has 3 children.
Dr. Rick Gilkey
Associate Professor, Goizueta Business School and School of Medicine, Emory University
Professor Gilkey holds a joint appointment at Emory University, where he serves on the faculty of the Goizueta Business School as associate professor in the practice of organization and management, and the School of Medicine, where he is an associate professor of psychiatry. He is the recipient of the university's highest teaching honor, the Emory Williams Award. He also serves on the faculty of Duke Corporate Education.
His publications include: Executive Coaching (co-authored with Randall White, Ph.D.);
Joining Forces: Creating and Managing Successful Mergers and Acquisitions; Organizations on the Couch: Psychoanalytic Approaches to Understanding organizational Dynamics (contributing author); The Agile Organization (contributing author); The 21st Century Healthcare Leader (editor).
Dr. Gilkey has a Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1977; an A.M., University of Michigan, 1973: a M.Div., Harvard University, 1971; and a B.A., cum laude, Western Michigan University, 1968.
Dr. Wendell Gilland
Associate Professor of Operations, Technology and Innovation Management, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Gilland teaches courses in the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D programs, covering the core concepts of operations and supply chain management, as well as special topics including response time management and models used to guide supply chain decision making. He received both his MBA and Ph.D from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and holds an A.B. from Harvard University.
Mr. Rick Grandinetti
Founder & CEO, Succeed Inside the Box
Mr. Grandinetti founded Succeed Inside the Box (formerly VisionPlanning, Incorporated) in 1989. Since entering the consulting and educational field, he has authored one book and is currently writing his second. Mr. Grandinetti has designed, produced, coordinated, and conducted over 4,800 seminars and key-note speeches throughout North America. He is the author of more than 30 various educational programs currently utilized by numerous organizations throughout the United States.
Skilled at reforming company cultures, VisionPlanning analyzes and develops effective measures that result in improved performance and increased productivity, leading to an increase in bottom-line profits.
VisionPlanning has consulted with numerous elite organizations including:
•U.S. Army Quartermasters
•The Surgeon General’s Conference
•A portion of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
•Atlantic Coast Airlines
•Native American Tribal Council and Casinos
Mr. Grandinetti personally created and implemented the company-wide educational program for the building material supplier who is number one in sales dollars, per employee, world-wide. This educational program remains the core of their educational initiative today.
Mr. Steve Haynes
Adjunct Professor of Management and Supply Chain, North Carolina State University
Professor Haynes is the former Vice-President of Global Supply Chain for Nortel Networks, Inc. and a graduate of the supply chain program at Cranfield University, UK. At Nortel, Mr. Haynes led the complete re-structuring of the logistics function for this international telecommunications firm. He is the recipient of N.C. State’s College of Management “best instructor” award and a key LOGTECH faculty resource.
Steve Haynes business career has been in the Automotive, Computer and Telecommunications Industries. He has worked in all areas of Supply Chain Management including Purchasing, Manufacturing, Logistics and Customer Service.
Mr. Haynes joined Nortel Networks in 1990 to lead the reconfiguration of Logistics in Europe. Success in this transformation expanded the role to embrace Logistics & Customer Service process and organization re-design for Europe / Asia.
In 1997, Mr. Haynes was promoted with Nortel Networks and moved to North America as Vice President of Global Logistics. In this position he built and managed a Logistics organization partnering with other internal and external Supply Chain Groups to establish a superior Logistics capability with global reach.
Mr. Jim Hefner
Professor of the Practice, UNC Journalism School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jim Hefner brings more than 30 years of experience in the broadcasting industry to the classroom. He teaches electronic media management, broadcast news writing, television news reporting, and audio-video gathering and production.
Hefner is the former president and general manager of WTAE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, and vice president and general manager of WRAL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Raleigh. In addition, he held the position of news director at KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh; WRAL-TV, Raleigh; WFMY-TV, Greensboro, and WNCT-TV, Greenville, N.C.
He is the former president of the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters, the North Carolina Open Government Coalition, the Radio and Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas, and the Pittsburgh Communication Foundation. He is a former member of the affiliate board for the CBS Television Network, where he headed the group’s new media and technology efforts.
A graduate of the school, Hefner began his career in the newspaper industry, serving as a reporter or editor at the Wilmington Star-News, the Hickory Daily Record and The News and Observer of Raleigh. He holds a master's degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and is a graduate of the Hearst Management Institute, conducted by the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and Medill School of Journalism.
Dr. Thomas Hustad
Professor of Marketing, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Dr. Thomas Hustad is a Professor of Marketing at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He holds three degrees from Purdue University in Marketing, a B.S., an M.S., and a Ph.D. He has acted as a Visiting Professor to several universities including Purdue University, University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, City University of Hong Kong, Steinbeis University in Berlin, and the Central European University Graduate School of Business in Budapest.
Dr. Hustad has been cited in BusinessWeek's Guide to MBA Programs as a "best bet" teacher. He has also received awards such as the First Place Award in the American Marketing Association's Annual Dissertation Competition, the Eli Lilly Alumni Teaching Excellence Award, and two Emerald Golden Page Awards from Anbar in 2001-2002 as the Founder and editor (for 15 years) of the Journal of Product Innovation Management. Dr. Hustad is also involved with numerous consulting projects with companies such as Ameritech, Ashland, Inc., BellSouth, British Telecom, Citibank (Singapore and New York), Digital Equipment Corporation, EliLilly and Company, FMC Corporation, Government of Canada, Hallmark Cards, IBM (US, Europe), Siemens, among others.
Dr. Otis Jennings
Associate Professor, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Dr. Jennings received an M.S. in operations research in 1999 and a Ph.D. in industrial and systems engineering in 2000, both from Georgia Tech, after earning the B.S.E. in operations research from Princeton in 1994. He has received an Intel Graduate Fellowship, the Georgia Tech President's Fellowship, the Bell Laboratories Cooperative Research Fellowship and the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship.
Dr. Jennings currently teaches Operations Management at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Dr. Eric Johnson
Associate Professor of Accounting, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Dr. Eric Johnson is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He holds a Ph.D. and an MBA in Accounting from Arizona State University, and a B.A. in Accounting from Whittier College. Dr. Johnson’s teaching interests are Auditing and Assurance, Information Systems Security, Financial Accounting, and Managerial Accounting.
Dr. Johnson was recognized as the Mortar Board “Top Professor” at the University of Wyoming in the fall of 1991. He also received an award from University of Wyoming as the Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Professor in the spring of 1993.
His publications have been published in the International Journal of Auditing, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Journal of Applied Business Research, Industrial Management and Data Systems, Accounting Perspectives, and others. He also serves as a member of the editorial board on the Journal of Information Systems and Contemporary Issues in Auditing.
Dr. Rusty King
Professor and Director of Graduate Programs, Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University
Russell King is an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Industrial Engineering at North Carolina State University and has been on the faculty since 1985. Previously, he worked as a Systems Analyst for Dynamac Corporation of Rockville, Maryland and the Naval Aviation Depot at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering and a Master’s and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida. His research interests include analysis, control and scheduling of production and logistics systems. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers.
Dr. Glen Larsen
Professor of Finance, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Professor Larsen received a Doctorate in Business Administration in Finance from Indiana University in 1989, an MBA in Finance from Indiana University in 1982, an M.S. in Engineering from Purdue University in 1973, and a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Missouri at Rolla in 1970. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Professor Larsen served as an infantry officer in the Army Reserves, worked in business for 16 years, and was a visiting assistant professor at Indiana University for one year, and an Associate Professor at The University of Tulsa for six years. He joined the Kelley School of Business as a tenured faculty member in 1996 and was promoted to Full Professor on July 1, 2003.
Professor Larsen’s primary teaching and research interests are in the areas of corporate finance and investments. He has received several teaching excellence awards including the Schuyler F. Otteson Teaching Award and the Trustees Teaching Award. He has published 40 peer-reviewed articles in such journals as Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Financial Research, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Economics and Finance, and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money. Professor Larsen also pioneered the teaching of MBA level finance courses through distance learning by developing the first four MBA level Web based courses in investments and corporate finance for the Kelley School of Business.
In addition to teaching and research, Professor Larsen served six years as Chairperson, Undergraduate Programs and is currently the Director of the Purdue – IU MSE/MBA Dual Degree Program. He received the Kelley School of Business Service Award for the academic year 2001/2002.
Dr. Haizhen Lin
Assistant Professor of Business Economics, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Dr. Haizhen Lin is the Assistant Professor of Business Economics at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. She received a Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University in 2008 and has been teaching for Indiana University since. She also holds a M.Phil in Economics from the Chinese Universtity of Hong Kong and a B.A. in International Finance from Zhejiang University in China. Her professional interests include industrial organization, health economics, law and economics, applied econometrics.
Dr. Lin is an invited speaker to several universities and conferences including the University of Rochester, Simon Graduate School of Business, the University of Toronto’s Department of Economics, Drexel University, LeBow School of Business, the International Conference on Health Policy Statistics, and the 2010 MEA Annual Meeting. She also serves as a member of the American Economic Association (AEA), the Ecometric Society, and the Industrial Organization Society (IOS).
Dr. Rhonda Lummus
Clinical Professor of Operations and Decision Technologies, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Dr. Rhonda Lummus is the Clinical Professor of Operations and Decision Technologies at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. She holds a Ph.D. in Operations Management from the University of Iowa where she taught as an Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management. Dr. Lummus also received a B.S. in Marketing from Bradley University. Her teaching interests include supply chain planning, demand planning, implications of information systems technology on supply chain management, and supply chain flexibility.
In addition to teaching, Dr. Lummus is an invited speaker on topics of supply chain at numerous national and international conferences including: APICS, Distribution Business Management, the IBM Global Supply Chain Management Executive Conference, and the keynote address to South Africa SAPICS National Conference.
Dr. Richard Magjuka
Associate Professor of Business Administration, Chairperson, Kelley Direct Online MBA Program, Director, Distant Education, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Dr. Richard Magjuka is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He has served as the Chairperson of the Kelley Direct Online MBA Program as well as the Director of Distant Education since 1999. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Liberal Studies from the University of Norte Dame. Dr. Magjuka has received several teaching awards such as the GM Teaching Excellence Award, the FACET Award for Teaching Excellence (All-University Award), two Teaching Excellence Research Awards (TERA), and the MBA Excellence in Teaching Award (Indianapolis).
Dr. Magjuka is the author of several articles which have appeared in journals such as the Journal of Private Enterprise, Journal of Research and Theory in School Management, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Labor Studies Journal, Training and Development Journal, Journal of Managerial Issues, Mid-American Journal of Business, Personnel Psychology, and National Productivity Review, among others.
Dr. Fiona Powell
Associate Professor of Business Law, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Professor Frona Powell graduated with Honors from Indiana University with a degree in English and Classics in 1970, and she graduated cum laude from the Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, in 1976. After several years of practicing law, she joined the Kelley School of Business in 1987 where she is presently Associate Professor of Business Law. Her research interests include Real Estate and Environmental Law, and she has published numerous articles in those fields and one textbook, “Law and the Environment.” She presently teaches or has taught business law, real estate law, environmental law, and legal research and writing. Her international teaching experiences include teaching business law in the Krannert School of Business (Purdue) MBA program in Hannover, Germany, and teaching business law in the IGSB-Kelley School of Business MBA program in Zagreb, Croatia, for which she received a Fulbright specialists grant in 2007. She also regularly teaches in the Kelley Direct MBA program, and in 2007 she received that program’s Teaching Excellence Award.
Dr. Todd Saxton
Associate Professor of Management, Indiana Venture Center Faculty Fellow, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Dr. Todd Saxton is an Associate Professor of Management at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He holds a Ph.D. from Indiana University and a B.A. from the University of Virginia. Prior to teaching he served as the Director and Project Manager for Strategic Analysis, Inc. He has also acted as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville. Dr. Saxton’s professional interests include new venture strategy and entrepreneurship, competitive and corporate strategy, the importance of corporate image and reputation, and the factors affecting alliance and acquisition success.
Dr. Saxton is the author/co-author of several articles which have appeared in such journals as: Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Marketing Research, and Journal of Management.
Dr. Heidi Schultz
Professor and Director of Management and Corporate Communication, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Schultz teaches oral and written business communication in both the degree and executive development programs. Her corporate and executive clients have included the American Financial Services Association, Cisco, Constella, Duke Energy, GlaxoSmithKline, the EPA, Misys Health Care, Performance Food Group, Syngenta, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Postal Service, W.C. Bradley, Wachovia, and Xerox. Heidi holds a Ph.D Degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Al Segars
RBC Centura Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Sustainable Enterprise; Chair of Entrepreneurship, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Albert H. Segars is a faculty member, Professor and Chair of the Department of Information Technology and E-Commerce, a Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Scholar and Director of the Institute for Technology and Strategic Change at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Segars is an invited speaker and lecturer on the topics of E-commerce, Strategic IT Management, and Technology Forecasting for numerous corporate and academic engagements world-wide. He has provided expert analysis and interviews in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, CNN/fn, CIO Magazine, National Public Radio, The Financial Times, as well as numerous regional newspapers and trade journals.
Dr. Segars is recognized by Business Week Magazine as a top graduate business school educator in the field of Strategic IT Management. He is also recognized by CIO Magazine as a leading educator among business executives in the areas of IT Strategy, E-Commerce, and Knowledge Management. Dr. Segars was recently named a Research Fellow by IBM in recognition of his cutting edge and relevant research in the area of IT strategy.
His research on Process Transformation and Innovation at the Bose Corporation was the winner of the Society of Information Management’s (SIM) best paper award. Current research by Dr. Segars in the area of Electronic Commerce and Global Supply Chain Management is funded by the Carnegie Bosch Institute as well as by Accenture and IBM. He is a consultant to numerous corporations and Federal Agencies including Siemens, Cisco, Dell, Microsoft, Disney, Nortel Networks and DARPA. Dr. Segars is also a key faculty member of the Center of Excellence in Logistics and Technology (LOGTECH) program at UNC.
Dr. C.J. Skender
Adjunct Professor of Accounting, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
C.J.’s scholarly work has been published in TAXES and Journal of Accounting Education. He worked as an auditor for Deloitte Haskins and Sells in Philadelphia. He has attained 11 professional designations in accounting, financial planning, insurance and management: CPA, CMA, CCA, CIA, ChFC, CLU, CFP, AIAF, CFE, CFM and CBM. He received his MBA from Duke and his B.S. from Lehigh University. He attended Lehigh on a basketball scholarship and graduated magna cum laude.
Dr. Ash Soni
Chairperson of Operations & Decision Technologies, Professor of Operations & Decision Technologies, ArcelorMittal Faculty Fellow, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Dr. Ash Soni is the Chairperson and Professor of Operations & Decision Technologies at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He holds a Ph.D. and an MBA from Indiana University, an M.S. from Strathclyde University, and a B.S. from Manchester University. His professional interests include enterprise systems and applications, emerging technologies, decision support systems, and computer simulation.
Dr. Soni has been teaching for the Kelley School of Business nearly 30 years, and during that time has become a ten time winner of the MBA Teaching Excellence Award. Other awards include: Innovative Teaching Awards for the Undergraduate SAP/ERP Curriculum and Technology Curriculum, a two time winner of the Kelley Direct Program Teaching Excellence Award, and the Distinguished Service Award from the School of Business. Dr. Soni is currently involved in the SAP Curriculum Development Project for SAP America.
Dr. Paul Stanfield
Chairperson and Professor of Industrial Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University
Dr. Stanfield joined the faculty of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department in 1999 after serving four years as an adjunct faculty member.
He is the former President of ABCO Automation, an 80 employee manufacturing automation and improvement consulting firm located outside Greensboro.
Dr. Stanfield is a registered Professional Engineer and past recipient of the Department’s Industrial “Outstanding Contribution to Engineering Education” Award.
He is the Regional Vice President of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) and past President of the local IIE Chapter.
Dr. Stanfield is a graduate of the Leadership Greensboro and Piedmont Triad Leadership Network and was recognized as one of the Piedmont Triad’s “Forty Leaders Under Forty”
Dr. Stanfield is a past winner of the IIE Gilbreath Fellowship and his Master’s Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation were awarded first place in annual competitions with the Institute of Industrial Engineers.
Dr. Juergen Van Hagen
Visiting Professor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Dr. Juergen Von Hagen is the Professor of Economics and Director of the Institute for International Economic Policy at the University of Bonn in Germany. He has also served as Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for European Integration Studies and the Institute for Advanced Studies. Dr. Van Hagen received his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Bonn in 1986. His teaching experiences as a visiting professor include the University of Giessen, the Catholic University of Leuven, and Tel Aviv University in Israel.
Dr. Von Hagen’s teaching interests are in the areas of International Macroeconomics, Public Finance, and Federalism. He is the author of articles that have appeared in such journals as: Public Choice, Open Economies Review, Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Journal of Money, Credit, and Bankin, Swedish Economic Policy Review, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Review of International Economics, International Economic Journal, among others. He also serves as a member of the American Economic Association, the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association, and the Association for Social Policy. Dr. Von Hagen is married to Dr. Ilse Hagen, M.D., and has four children.
Dr. Clay Whybark
Macon Patton Distinguished Professor of Operations, Technology and Innovation
Clay Whybark is Macon G. Patton Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler School of Business. International manufacturing practices, supply chain management and manufacturing planning and control systems are among his areas of expertise.
His industrial experience was with the Boeing Company and Douglas Aircraft. He has served as a consultant to a number of corporate and governmental organizations in various parts of the world.
Dr. Whybark has held positions at universities in New Zealand, Switzerland, China, Hong Kong, Peru, and Chile as well as Indiana, Purdue, Harvard, Arizona State, and Stanford in the United States. He has taught in executive education and presented seminars, some in Spanish, throughout the world. He is also a fellow and past president of the International Society for Inventory Research as well as a fellow and distinguished global leader of the Pan Pacific Business Association.
The author of more than 200 papers and business cases (two of which won European POM case-of-the-year awards) in the areas of operations and logistics management. Dr. Whybark is the author or co-author of several books, including Why ERP?, Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems for Supply Chain Management, and Global Manufacturing Practices.