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Thomas Kratzer

Thomas Kratzer

Contact Information:
330-471-8368
tkrat...@malone.edu
Mitchell Hall 200 L

Chair, Department of Business; Professor of Business Administration

Education:

Ph.D., Industrial and Management Engineering, The University of Iowa, 1992
Dissertation:  Scheduling a Job-Shop with Alternative Process Plans

M.S., Industrial and Management Engineering, The University of Iowa, 1987
Thesis:  An Interactive Approach to the Nurse Scheduling Problem

B.A., Mathematics, Luther College, 1982
Senior Paper:  The History and Philosophical Importance of Non-Euclidean Geometry

Additional education:  While a high school teacher, I took some graduate level classes in education at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.

Experience

2007-present, Coordinator of Student Learning Assessment, Malone University
2001-present, Professor of Business Administration, Malone University
2001-2005, Dean, School of Business, Malone College
1999-2000, Chair, Administrative Sciences Department, Malone College
1997-2001, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Malone College
1991-1997, Assistant Professor of Management, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
1984-1991, Teaching Assistant, Industrial and Management Engineering Department, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1983-1984, Teaching Assistant, Mathematics Department, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1982-1983, Teacher of Mathematics and Computer Science, Junction City Senior High School, Junction City, KS

Recent Scholarly Work

Kratzer, Thomas, Quantitative Survival Guide for Operations Management, Wiley, New York, 2005.  (in 2nd edition)
"Teaching Peace in Operations Management and Management Science", Presented at Teaching Peace:  Nonviolence and the Liberal Arts Curriculum conference, Bluffton, OH, May 2004.

Teaching Assignments

Graduate Courses Taught at Malone:
Operations Management
Data Analysis and Decision Making

Undergraduate Courses Taught at Malone:
Operations Management
Management Science
Statistics for Business
Applied Business Computing
Strategic Management
Management of Information Systems
Fundamental Computer Applications
The College Experience

Graduate Courses Taught at Roosevelt University:
Operations Research (for the Actuarial Science program)
Quantitative Methods
Operations Management
Management Science
Statistical Inference

Undergraduate Courses Taught at Roosevelt University:
Production/Operations Management
Operations Research (for the Math Department)
Topics in Operations Management: Service Operations Management
Topics in Operations Management: Quality Management



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