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Course: Empirical Operations Management Research

Dr. Ketokivi’s research, teaching, and consulting are best described as a combination of economics, sociology, psychology, management, philosophy, and statistics. In addition to the substantive topics of strategy, management, and organization design, he specializes in methodology: research design, analysis of complex statistical data, measurement, reasoning, scientific rhetoric, and argumentation. Dr. Ketokivi is widely published in top-tier academic management journals. He also serves, or has served, on editorial boards of several academic journals

He is the current Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Operations Management, a premier outlet for research in operations in various contexts: manufacturing, services, health care, humanitarian relief, and supply chain management, to name a few examples. As a statistician, Dr. Ketokivi has also collaborated closely with researchers and practitioners in fields ranging from engineering and economic policy to psychopathology and immigration. As a statistics consultant, Dr. Ketokivi helps his clients analyze and make sense of complex statistical data.

In addition to his academic activities, Dr. Ketokivi is a founding partner and the Chairman of the Board of PAMA Hockey, a Finnish designer and manufacturer of high-end composite ice hockey sticks.

Dr. Ketokivi holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.



Course: Sustainability in Operations Management

Robert D. Klassen is the Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Research, and Magna International Inc. Chair in Business Administration at the Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada.  Klassen’s research explores the multi-faceted linkages between the natural environment, social issues and firm performance, termed the triple bottom line, with a particular emphasis on the pivotal role of supply chains.

He has over 45 refereed publications, including widely cited articles in such journals as Journal of Operations Management, Management Science, Academy of Management Journal, Production and Operations Management, and International Journal of Operations and Production Management.  He is currently serving as the Departmental Editor for Sustainable Operations at Journal of Operations Management. 

At Ivey, he has taught the core Operations Management course in the MBA and EMBA programs, as well as electives in Sustainable Development, Services Management, and Technology Management. He has co-authored two textbooks, and written over 30 teaching cases and simulation exercises in the areas of sustainability, process analysis, and operations strategy.



Course: Doing Grounded Theory Research                                            

Professor Glen Kreiner is a John and Becky Surma Dean’s Research Fellow. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Arizona State University, a B.A. in Communications and a Master's of Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University. Professor Kreiner currently serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Organization Science, and previously served three terms on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal. He has published his research in the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Management & Organization Review, Journal of Management and Organization, Human Relations, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Human Resource Management Review, Family Business Review, and Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes.

His research findings have also been reported on by the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, and print and broadcast news organizations internationally. He has received two prestigious awards from the Academy of Management's Organizational Behavior Division: (1) Best Conference Paper, 2006 and (2) Outstanding Publication, 2007. He has also won two major awards for his work-family balance research with Elaine Hollensbe and Mathew Sheep - the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for best publication in work-family research and the Best Paper Award from the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology. He and his co-authors also won a 2015 "Best Paper" Award from the British Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

Professor Kreiner teaches the following MBA and/or Executive MBA courses: "Team Process & Performance," "Team Facilitation," "Leadership & Identity" and has led Executive MBA Global Immersion trips to South America and Europe. He also teaches a Ph.D. seminar on "Qualitative Research Methods." He previously taught undergraduate and MBA courses on Organizational Behavior.

Professor Kreiner also serves as the Smeal Faculty Chair of the Smeal Penn State Online MBA Program and is developing a Team Performance course for that program.



Course: Inventory Management of Perishable Products to Minimize Waste

Dorothée Honhon is an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the Jindal School of Management of the University of Texas at Dallas.  Prior to this position, she worked at the McCombs School of Business of the University of Texas at Austin (2006-2011) and the Eindhoven University of Technology, in the Netherlands (2011-2013).

Her research interests include inventory management, assortment planning, retail operations, behavioral operations management and transportation theory. She has published papers in journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, MSOM and POMS.  She is an Associate Editor for the Management Science and 4OR journals, the president-elect of the Women in OR/MS organization and the VP of communications for the POMS College of Supply Chain Management.

In 2010, she received the Regents’ Outstanding Teacher Award from the Board of Regents of the University of Texas system and in 2011 she received the Trammell/CBA Foundation Teaching Award for Assistant Professors.  Her paper “Assortment planning with vertically differentiated products” received the Wickham Skinner Best Paper Published in Production and Operations Management During 2012 Award.
Dorothee received her Undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Business Administration from the University of Liege, in Belgium and a Ph.D. in Operations Management from New York University.