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1 John F. Wellington, PhD
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John F. Wellington, PhD
439 N. Cassady Avenue
Columbus, OH 43209
513-227-5646
EDUCATION
State University of New York at Buffalo, Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (Operations Research Program),
September, 1977.
COMMUNITY SERVICE
Member of the Board of Directors of the following Fort Wayne Indiana organizations:
Anthony Wayne Services (AWS)
Anthony Wayne Services Foundation
United Way of Allen County (UWAC)
Better Business Bureau of Northeast Indiana
Northeast Indiana Workforce Investment Board (NIWIB)
Leadership Fort Wayne Alumni Association
Fort Wayne Ballet
Entrepreneurial Studies Institute
Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Northeast Indiana
Region 3 Workforce Board, State of Indiana
Statement of officer positions held and committee service with the above boards is available upon request.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Marketing Management Association (MMA) Meeting, Best Paper Award in Marketing and Supply Chain, Chicago,
March 2010.
Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, 2008 Distinguished Paper, Track: Statistics and Decision Analysis,
Baltimore, November 2008.
Marketing Management Association (MMA) Meeting, Best Paper Award in Market Research, Chicago, April 2008.
Volunteer Award, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC), 2002.
Honorable Mention Presentation Award, American Statistical Association, August 1996.
Beta Gamma Sigma, 1968; Delta Sigma Pi, 2001; Phi Kappa Phi, 2002.
Appointment to George H. Moor Chair of Business and Economics at Capital University, 2000.
Nomination for Excellence in Academic Advising Award, Penn State Erie - The Behrend College, 1982-83
Academic Year.
Recipient of several competitive Scholarly Activity Grants awarded by the Dean of the Faculty, The Behrend
College, Pennsylvania State University, 1979 – 1983.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
The Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI).
RESEARCH INTEREST
Alternate estimation criteria, data analysis, interface of operations research and statistics, multiple criteria
optimization, optimization methods in statistics.
RECENT COURSES TAUGHT
Introduction to Management Science (Spring, 2009), Data Analysis and Management Science (MBA, Fall 2006),
Managerial Economics (MBA, Spring 2004), Introduction to International Studies (Spring 2002), Quantitative
Business Analysis (MBA, Fall 2001), and independent study courses. Oversight and mentoring of MBA and
undergraduate student competitions.
ADVANCEMENT
See page 11 for history of advancement, fund raising, etc.
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ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2010
Interim Dean
School of Business
Indiana University Kokomo
Kokomo, IN
September 1, 2000 to June 30, 2008
Dean
School of Business and Management Sciences
Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)
Fort Wayne, IN
September 1, 1997 to September, 2000
Dean
Graduate School of Administration
Capital University
Columbus, OH
September 1, 1996 to August 31, 1997
Interim Dean
Graduate School of Administration
Capital University
September 1, 1995 to August 31, 1996
Associate Dean
Graduate School of Administration
Capital University
September 1, 1989 to August 1, 1992
Director of Department of Management
Gannon University
Erie, PA
September 1, 1986 to September 1, 1987
Acting Director of the MBA Program
Gannon University
Erie, PA
July 1, 1981 to July 1, 1983
In-Charge of Accounting Program
The Behrend College of The Pennsylvania State University
Erie, PA
January, 1978 to December, 1979
Director of Research and Evaluation (Part-Time Position)
Emergency Medical Services Council of Northwestern PA
Erie, PA
ACCREDITATION EXPERIENCE
Prepared School of Business at Indiana University Kokomo (IUK) for reaffirmation of Association to Advance
Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation. Visitation team led by Dean J. Ralph Byington, Ph.D., Wall
College of Business Administration, Coastal Carolina University. Received unqualified reaffirmation of AACSB
accreditation based on October 2010 visitation.
Member of upcoming 2012 AACSB maintenance review team.
Led successful AACSB reaffirmation of accreditation under new standards for School of Business and Management
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Sciences, Indiana U. – Purdue U. Fort Wayne (IPFW), November, 2007. Visitation team led by Dean George
Stevens of Kent State University. Received unqualified reaffirmation of AACSB accreditation based on November
2007 visitation.
Led successful reaffirmation of AACSB accreditation under pre-2003 standards for School of Business and
Management Sciences, Indiana U. – Purdue U. Fort Wayne (IPFW), December 2000. Visitation team led by Dean
Bob Carver of Southern Illinois University. Received unqualified reaffirmation of AACSB accreditation based on
December 2000 visitation..
Reaffirmation of Center for Economic Education affiliation with the National Council for Economic Education,
IPFW School of Business and Management Sciences, Spring 2001.
Led first-time accreditation of Capital University’s MBA Program by Association of Collegiate Business Schools
and Programs (ACSBP), March 2000. Visitation team led by Dean Robin Livesay of University of Indianapolis.
As dean, participated in IPFW’s and Capital University’s reaffirmation of North Central Accreditation (NCA).
FACULTY APPOINTMENTS
August, 2010 to June 30, 2011
Professor of Management
Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)
Fort Wayne, IN
July, 2008 to June, 2010
(Sabbatical leave, interim dean)
Professor of Management
Indiana University Kokomo, School of Business
Kokomo, IN
September, 2000 to July, 2008
(Dean)
Professor of Management
Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)
Fort Wayne, IN
September, 1992 to September, 2000
(Professor, associate dean)
Professor of Management Science
Graduate School of Administration
Capital University
Columbus, OH
August 1, 1988 to May 31, 1989
(Sabbatical leave)
Visiting Professor of Management Science
Department of Management Science
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
September, 1983 to August, 1992
Associate Professor of Management Science
The MBA Program
Gannon University
Erie, PA
September, 1979 to July 1, 1983
Assistant Professor of Quantitative Business Analysis
Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Behrend College of The Pennsylvania State
University
Erie, PA
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September, 1975 to August, 1979
September, 1972 to May, 1975
Instructor of Management Science
The MBA Program
Gannon University
Erie, PA
Research Assistant and Part-Time Instructor
Department of Industrial Engineering
State University of New York at Buffalo
Amherst, New York
September, 1968 to May, 1972
Instructor of Economics
Department of Economics
Gannon University
Erie, PA
February, 1968 to September, 1968
Researcher
Business Economics Center, Plant and Equipment Project
Lehigh University
TENURE/PROMOTION
Tenure and rank of full professor with appointment as dean of Indiana U. - Purdue U. Fort Wayne (IPFW) School of
Business and Management Sciences, September 2000.
Tenure earned at Capital University, The Graduate School of Administration, March, 1995.
Promotion earned to full professor, School of Business Administration, Gannon University, May, 1991.
Tenure earned at Gannon University, The MBA Program, April, 1986.
Tenure earned at The Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College, May, 1983.
RETRAINING
IFRICS, Institute for Retraining In Computer Science. Under auspices of Association For Computing Machinery
(ACM) and Mathematical Association of America (MMA), Joint Committee on Retraining for Computer Science,
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY. During summers of 1987
and 1988 and the intervening year.
Advanced Information Systems Faculty Development Institute, sponsored by AACSB, Graduate School of
Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, July 6 - 27, 1986.
Information Systems Faculty Development Institute, sponsored by AACSB (American Assembly of Collegiate
Schools of Business), Graduate School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July
7 - August 9, 1985.
CONTINUING EDUCATION
Workshop on “Teaching Applied Regression Including Computing and Graphics,” Minneapolis, Minnesota, June
21-24, 2000.
AACSB Seminar, "An Introduction to Using Microcomputers in the Finance Curriculum," Brigham Young
University, Provo, Utah, June 16 - 19, 1986.
Statistical Quality Control and the Microcomputer, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December
5-7, 1983.
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ORSA/TIMS Workshop on the Routing and Scheduling of Vehicles and Crews, Orlando, Florida, November 6,
1983.
Non-linear Programming Seminar, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., April 30 - May 2, 1980.
Methods of Multiple Criteria Optimization in Operations Research and Management Planning, Miami, Florida,
January, 1980.
NSF Seminar on Integer Programming at SUNY-Buffalo, June, 1978.
SABBATICAL LEAVES
Granted by Indiana U. – Purdue U. Fort Wayne (IPFW), Richard T. Doermer School of Business and Management
Sciences, July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009. Coincided with service as interim dean, School of Business, Indiana
University Kokomo.
Granted by Gannon University and located at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Department
of Management Sciences, Fall, 1988 and Spring, 1989 with teaching responsibilities in the MBA Program.
DISSERTATION GUIDANCE
“A Longitudinal Study of Alcohol Advertising: A Multivariate Analysis Addressing Business and Social
Exchange,” Michael J. Messina, degree candidate, Kent State University, accepted December 1999.
BOOKS AND/OR PARTS OF BOOKS
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (2008). An Overview of the Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors Regression. In
Mathematical Programming and Game Theory for Decision Making, S. K. Neogy, R. B. Bapat, A. K. Das,, T.
Parthasarathy (eds.), Platinum Jubilee Series of Indian Statistical Institute, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing
Co. Pte. Ltd., Chapter 10, 143-167.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1990). On Robustness of the Simple Linear Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors
Regression, Robust Regression Techniques, K. D. Lawrence, and J. L. Arthur (eds.), New York: Marcel Dekker,
Inc., 129-141.
ARTICLES IN REFEREED PUBLICATIONS
Narula, S., Wellington, J., and Lewis, S. (2012). Valuating residential real estate using parametric programming,
European Journal of Operational Research, 217, 120-128. Pre-publication electronic copy publicly available online
August 24, 2011 in advance of hardcopy (journal) availability.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (2007). Multiple Criteria Linear Regression. European Journal of Operational
Research, 181, 2, 767-772.
Haber, L. and Wellington, J. (2003). Public Sector Collective Bargaining: Lessons from Game Theory. Journal of
Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, 30(2), 149-157.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (2002). Multiple Objective Optimization Problems in Statistics.
Transactions in Operational Research, 9(4), 415-425.
International
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (2002). Sensitivity Analysis for the Predictor Variable in the MSAE Regression.
Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 40, 355-373.
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Narula, S., Wellington, J., and Sposito, V. (1993). Intervals Which Leave the MSAE Regression Unchanged.
Applied Statistics, 42(2), 369-378.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1991). An Algorithm to Find All Regression Quantiles Using Bicriteria
Optimization. American J. of Mathematical and Management Sciences, 10 (3-4), 229-259.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1988). An Efficient Algorithm for the MSAE and the MMAE Regression
Problems. SIAM J. Sci. Stat. Computation, 9(4), 717-727.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1986). An Algorithm to Find All Regression Quantiles. Journal of Statistical
Computation and Simulation, 26(3-4), 269-281.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1985). A Branch and Bound Procedure for Selection of Variables in Minimax
Regression. SIAM J. Sci. Stat. Comput., 6(3), 573-581.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1985). Interior Analysis for the Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors Regression.
Technometrics, 27(2), 181-188.
Weller, B. and Wellington, J. (1984). Alternate Estimation Criteria and Measures of Forecast Accuracy. Journal of
Macroeconomics, 6(2), 235-238.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1984). An Algorithm for Regression Quantiles. Communications in Statistics,
13B(5), 683-704.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1983). Selection of Variables in Linear Regression: A Pragmatic Approach. Journal
of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 17(3), 159-172.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1982). The Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors Regression: A State of the Art Survey.
International Statistical Review, 50(3), 317-326.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1981). Variable Selection in Multiple Linear Regression Using the Minimum Sum of
Weighted Absolute Errors Criterion. Communications in Statistics, 10B(6), 641-648.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1979). Selection of Variables in Linear Regression Using the Minimum Sum of
Weighted Errors Criterion. Technometrics, 21(3), 299-306.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1977). An Algorithm for the Minimum Sum of Weighted Absolute Errors
Regression. Communications in Statistics, 6B(4), 341-352.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1977). Prediction, Linear Regression, and the Minimum Sum of Relative Errors.
Technometrics, 19(2), 185-190.
Narula, S. and Wellington, J. (1977). Multiple Linear Regression and Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors. Applied
Statistics, 26(1), 106-111.
ARTICLES IN IN-HOUSE JOURNALS
Western Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Services Transportation Component, prepared for U.S. Department of
Health, Education and Welfare, Division of Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Medical Services Council
of Northwestern Pennsylvania, Inc., 1-21, with P.A. Tatsch.
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Emergency Vehicle Requirements - Warren County, Pennsylvania, Emergency Medical Services Council of
Northwestern Pennsylvania, Inc., 1-5, March, 1978, with P.A. Tatsch.
PROCEEDINGS
Complete list of refereed proceedings from 1982 to the present will be provided upon request. The following is a
listing of presentations since September 2000 at the beginning of service at Indiana U. – Purdue U. Fort Wayne
(IPFW) Richard T. Doermer School of Business and Management Sciences. Complete listing is available upon
request.
“Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Global Business Education,” 2009 Marketing Management
Association (MMA) Spring Conference, Chicago, March 18-20, 2009, with M. Messina.
Wellington, J. (2008). Sensitivity Analysis of the MSAE Regression Result: Post-optimality Analysis of the LHS
Coefficients, 2008 Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, 4921-4926.
Messina, J. M. and Wellington, J. (2008). Marketing Implications of Valuating Residential Properties Using
Regression Methods. 2008 Proceedings of Management Marketing Association.
Cosans, C. and Wellington, J. (2007). Ideas in Student Cartoons on Business and Society.
Decision Sciences Institute.
2007 Proceedings
Messina, J. M. and Wellington, J. (2007). Relating Lifestyle to Medical Claims. 2007 Proceedings of Management
Marketing Association.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. (2007). Regression Quantiles and Data Analysis. 2007 Proceedings of the
Academy of Business Disciplines.
Cosans, C. and Wellington, J. (2006). Innovative Approaches to Teaching Business Ethics. 2006 Proceedings
Decision Sciences Institute.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (2006). Regression
Proceedings Decision Sciences Institute.
Quantiles Using Multi-criteria Optimization.
2006
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (2004). Multiple Criteria Linear Regression with Illustration, 2004 Proceedings
Decision Sciences Institute, 3401-3406.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (2004). Linear Programming and the Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors
Regression. Proceedings of the First International Conference of the Operations Research Society of East Africa.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (2004). Sensitivity Analysis for the MSAE Regression. 2004 Proceedings of the
Midwest Business Administration Association, 153-160.
Wellington, J. F. (2002). The Backhauling Problem at the Do-It-Best Corporation.
Midwest Business Administration Association.
2002 Proceedings of the
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (2001). The Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors Regression: A Tool to Select
from among Alternative Technologies. 2001 Proceedings of the Midwest Business Administration Association, 8489.
Messina, M. and Wellington, J. F. (2001). Alcohol, Advertising, and the Theory of Exchange. Proceedings of the
Annual Conference of the Academy of Marketing Science, 24, 277- 281.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (2000). Using Goal Programming and Regression Analysis to Select Alternative
Technologies. 2000 Proceedings Decision Sciences Institute, Volume 1, 877-879.
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PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES AND FORUMS
Complete list of presentations of invited and contributed papers from 1982 to the present will be provided upon
request. The following is a listing of presentations since September 2000 at the beginning of service at Indiana U. –
Purdue U. Fort Wayne (IPFW) Doermer School of Business and Management Sciences.
“Attaining and Maintaining AACSB Accreditation Standards,” 2012 North American Management Society (NAMS)
Annual Meeting, invited speaker at Excellence in Scholarship and Service Awards Luncheon, Chicago, March 2823, 2012.
“A Delivery Performance Model for Multi-Stage Supply Chains,” 2012 Marketing Management Association
(MMA) Spring Conference, Chicago, March 28-30, 2012, with A. Guiffrida, S. Lewis, and M. Messina.
“Data Analysis and Operations Research Methods,” Doctoral Symposium, College of Business Administration, Kent
State University, Kent, OH, October 20, 2011, invited speaker.
“Greening the Product Mix Problem: Interior Analysis,” Second Annual Kent State University International
Symposium on Sustainable Value Chains, Cleveland, OH, June 17-18, 2011, with A. Guiffrida and S. Lewis.
“Greening the Product Mix Problem: Linear Programming Formulation,” Midwest Decision Sciences Institute,
Indianapolis, IN, May 12-14, 2011, with S. Lewis.
“Excel’s Place in Contemporary Business Education,” Operations Management and Entrepreneurship Association
2011 Meeting, Midwest Business Association 2011 Meeting, Chicago, IL.
“Greening the Product Mix Problem: Can It Be Done?” Operations Management and Entrepreneurship Association
2011 Meeting, Midwest Business Administration Association 2011 Meeting, Chicago, IL, with S. Lewis.
“A Generalized Linear Programming Model for Capacity Acquisition in a Multi-Stage Supply Chain,” 2010 Spring
Meeting of Marketing Management Association (MMA), Chicago, March 24-26, 2010 with M. Messina and A.
Guiffrida.
“Regression by Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors,” 20th International Symposium of Mathematical Programming,
Chicago, August 23-28, 2009, with S. Lewis.
“Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Global Business Education,” 2009 Marketing Management Association (MMA)
Spring Conference, Chicago, March 18-20, 2009, with M. Messina.
“Interior Analysis in Multiple Linear Regression,” 2009 Joint Statistical Meetings, American Statistical Association
(ASA), Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Washington, DC, August 1-6, 2009, with S. Lewis.
“Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Diversity, and Global Business Education,” 2009 Spring Meeting of Marketing
Management Association (MMA), Chicago, March 18-20, 2009, with M. Messina and A. Guiffrida.
“Sensitivity Analysis of MSAE Regression Model: A Generalization,” 2008 Institute for Operations Research and
the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 12-15, 2008, with S. Lewis.
“Promotional Implications of Mass Appraisal,” 2008 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Baltimore,
November 22-25, 2008, with M. Messina.
“Will Decision Sciences Abolish Man,” 2008 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Baltimore, November
22-25, 2008, with C. Cosans.
“Clearing the Air: A Comprehensive Guide for Human Resource Managers Dealing with Smoking in the
Workplace,” North American Management Society, Midwest Business Administration Association Meeting,
Chicago, April 2-4, 2008, for T. Alger, C. Madden, C. Stine.
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“Ethical values in the Workplace: Individual Values and organizational Culture,” Business, Society, and
Government, Midwest Business Administration Association Meeting, Chicago, April 2-4, 2008, with K. MoustafaLeonard, E. Gaydos.
“China: Growing Economic and Political Power – A Panel Discussion,” Academy of Business Economics, Midwest
Business Administration Association Meeting, Chicago, March 28-30, 2007, with M. Messina and M. Slaubaugh.
“An Overview of the Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors Regression,” International Symposium on Mathematical
Programming for Decision Making: Theory and Applications, Indiana Statistical Institute, New Delhi, 2007, with S.
C. Narula.
“Alternative to the Least Squares Regression,” INFORMS Annual Meeting 2006, Pittsburgh, November 5-8, 2006,
with S.C. Narula.
“Business Perspectives in the Op-Ed Pages,” Midwest Business Administration Association Meeting, Chicago,
March 17-20, 2006, with C. Cosans.
“Use of Technology by Business Students and Faculty,” Operations Management and Entrepreneurship Association
Annual Meeting, Midwest Business Association (MBAA) Meeting, Chicago, March 17-20, 2006.
“Using Regression Quantiles for Descriptive Purposes.” Midwest Business Administration Association (MBAA)
Meeting, Chicago, March 16-18 2005, with S. C. Narula..
“Multiple Criteria Linear Regression.” 4th International Conference on Operational Research (CIRO), Morocco,
May 23-26 2005, with S. C. Narula.
“Alternatives to Least Squares Regression.” Indian Statistical Institute, New Dehli, May 20 2005, with S. C. Narula.
“Linear Regression with Multiple Criteria.” 17th Biennial International Federation of Operations Research Societies
(IFORS), Honolulu, July 11-16, 2005, with S. C. Narula.
“Regression Quantiles in Data Analysis.” Joint Statistical Meetings, American Statistical Association (ASA),
Minneapolis, August 6-9 2005, with S. C. Narula.
“Bicriteria Linear Regression: An Alternative to Least Squares Regression. Institute for Operations Research and
Management Sciences (INFORMS), San Francisco, November 13-16 2005, with S. C. Narula.
“Regression Quantiles: An Application”, INFORMS 2004 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 24-27,
2004.
“Assessment of Property Values and Operations Research”, at the Second International Conference in the Eastern
Africa Region on Operations Research and Development for Africa, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, November 17-19,
2004.
“Exchange Theory and Alcohol Advertising,” National Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, 2004, with M.
Messina.
“The Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors Regression: A Tool to Select from Among Alternative Technologies,”
Midwest Business Administration Association (MBAA) Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 17-19, 2004, with S.
Narula.
“Multiple Objectives Problems in Statistics,” Plenary Session, First African Conference on Operations Research,
January 5-7, 2003, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, with S. Narula.
“Internet Content Companies: Bubble and Failure,” Midwest Business Economics Association 39th Annual
Conference, March 12-14, 2003, Chicago, with D. Dilts and L. Haber.
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“How to Accelerate the Tree Search Representation of the Traveling Salesman Problem,” Midwest Business
Administration Association, March 12-14, 2003, Chicago, with S. Narula.
“Panel Discussion on Teaching American Business School Courses Abroad: Challenges and Opportunities.”
Midwest Business Association, Chicago, March 12-14, 2003.
“Operation Research and the Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors Regression, “ First East African Conference on
Operations Research, September 17-19, 2003, Nairobi, Kenya, with S. Narula.
“Sensitivity Analysis of the Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors (MSAE) Regression,” National Meeting of Decision
Sciences Institute, November 22-25, 2003, Washington, D.C., with S. Narula.
“Regression Analysis: What Criterion to Choose?” Sixteenth Triennial Conference of the International Federation
of Operational Research Societies, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, July 8-12, 2002, with S. Narula.
“Multiple Objective Problems in Statistics” at CIRO’02, The Third International Conference on Operational
Research, Marrakech, Morocco, June 4-6, 2002, with S. Narula.
“Vehicle Routing Problem Revisited,” 2002 National Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, November
23-26, 2002, with S. Narula.
“Alcohol, Advertising, and the Theory of Exchange, Annual Conference of the Academy of Marketing Science,
May 30 - June 2, 2001, San Diego, with M. Messina.
“The Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors Regression: A Tool to Select from among Alternative Technologies,”
Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 7-9, 2001, with S. Narula.
REFEREE FOR
Communications in Statistics, Technometrics, European Journal of Operational Research, 19th International
Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, The American Statistician, Journal of American Statistical
Association.
REFEREED PROCEEDINGS BEFORE 2000
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (1998). Linear Regression Using Bicriteria, 1998 Proceedings of the Decision
Sciences Institute, 2, 1093-1095.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (1997). Intervals Which Leave the Fitted MSAE Linear Regression Model
Unchanged. American Statistical Association 1996 Proceedings of the Physical and Engineering Sciences Section,
166-170.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (1996). The Minimum Sum of Absolute Errors Regression: Some Examples and
Analyses. 1996 Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute, 2, 1143-1145.
Guiffrida, A. and Wellington, J. F. (1992). A Continuous Improvement Model for Evaluating Just-In-Time
Delivery Performance. 1991 Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (1987). Multi-criteria Optimization Problems in Statistics. Towards Interactive
and Intelligent Decision Support Systems, 2, (Y. Sawaragi, K., Inoue and H. Nakayama, editors), Springer-Verlag,
343-357.
Jubb, G. L., Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (1986). Decision Support Model for Pest Management: A Case
Study. Proceedings of the Large Scale Modeling and Interactive Decision Analysis Conference, (G. Fandel, M.
Grauer, A. Kurzhanski and A. P. Wierzbicki, editors), Springer-Verlag, 340-346.
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Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (1985). Regression Quantiles: An Example of Bicriteria Optimization.
Proceedings, Multiple Criteria Decision Making - Theory and Application, (Y. Y. Haimes, editor), Springer-Verlag,
549-557.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (1984). On Special Purpose Algorithms for the MSAE and the MMAE
Regression. COMPSTAT 84 - Proceedings in Computational Statistics, (T. Havranek, A. Sidak, M. Novak, editors),
Physica-Verlag, 440-445.
Narula, S. C. and Wellington, J. F. (1984). A Simple Algorithm to Find All Regression Quantiles. Proceedings of
the Annual AIDS Meeting, 794-796.
Narula, S.C. and Wellington, J. F. (1979). Linear Regression Using Multi-Criteria Estimation. Proceedings of the
Third Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making - Theory and Application, No.177, Springer-Verlag, 266277,1979, with S. C. Narula.
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History of Advancement in Mission, Vision, and Achievement
School of Business
Indiana University Kokomo
Kokomo, IN
July 1 2008 – June 30, 2010
Major Completed Charges:
1. Search and success in finding new permanent dean for the School of Business.
2. Preparation for 2010 AACSB Maintenance of Accreditation Review:
Development and population of the database supporting the School’s maintenance review; development and
approval of major policy statements including articulation of the faculty activity model, publication philosophy,
and quality statement regarding publishing outlets; revision of AQ/PQ and mission statements; completion of
thorough review of the School’s Strategic Plan including modifications to metrics reflecting its progress and
advancement of the School’s mission and Goals 1-3 of the School’s plan; completion of the 2010 Self-Study
Report for the October 24, 2010 AACSB Maintenance of Accreditation Review (MAR) and campus visit.
3. Engagement with business community of central Indiana:
i. Connecting the undergraduate business curricula to the practice of business in central Indiana through the
new required upper level undergraduate course W408 in which projects with regional companies compose
the primary grading instrument. The projects deal with current business situations facing for-profit and
not-for-profit companies that call for integrative approach to their analysis and problem solving and draw
upon content areas of accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing. The projects reflect
student command of skills in critical and strategic thinking, analysis, communication (presentational,
spoken, written,), teamwork, and business research. The projects introduce students to the successes and
challenges of doing business in central Indiana and to career openings, opportunities, and needs in the
region.
ii. Promotion of the School’s participation in the State of Indiana’s Collegiate Management Program in which
business students and faculty members work with pre-launch, recently launched, and growing small
businesses clients of the region’s Small Business development Center (SBDC). A course is now dedicated
to this purpose.
iii. Special projects conducted within MBA courses that include but not limited to the following:
Research of the potential for partnership among Indiana University Kokomo campus, Kokomo YMCA, and
Howard Health in a wellness center with common appeal to the respective clientele. Project occurred
within a Spring 2010 MBA course and concentrated design, funding, and operation of a wellness center.
Study of the potential for a regional health care provider to expand services for autistic children to
metropolitan Indianapolis. This occurred as a project within the MBA capstone course in Spring 2010.
iv. Other projects with regional companies such as Cole Hardwoods and its subsidiary IDE that is a
collaborative effort with a business faculty member at Indiana U. - Purdue U. Fort Wayne (IPFW).
Study of possible savings through merger of City of Kokomo and Howard County public services. In late
Spring 2010, this project was suggested by a county commissioner and work began on the possibility of a
joint effort of the School of Business and campus School of Public and Environmental Administration
(SPEA).
4.
Development of strategic plan to support faculty’s revision of the existing undergraduate marketing
concentration (major) to include international business experiences abroad in select countries.
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Other completed initiatives:
1.
Curricular changes:
i. Addition of new required course W408 as described above.
ii. Elimination of:
Cross listing of MBA and upper level undergraduate elective courses.
MBA focus areas.
MIS concentration.
iii. Revision of undergraduate marketing concentration (major) to include international
business.
2.
Friendraising:
Inventrek, regional high tech incubator.
Cole hardwoods of Logansport, IN.
Star Financial
Members of School’s Business Advisory Board
3.
Participation in 2009 campus re-accreditation of the Higher Learning Commission of North
Central States Association.
4.
Institutionalizations of surveys of students completing graduation requirements, recent alumni,
participants of new student orientations concerning quality and expectations of business
learning.
5.
Maintenance of growth in number of peer reviewed journal publications and other intellectual
contributions in CY 2009-10.
6.
Promotion of School’s ongoing assurance of learning processes.
Initiatives in progress:
1.
Study of persistence/retention success of pre-business and business students in math pre-requisite and
required courses.
2.
Reconciliation of results of 2009 survey by EduVentures concerning business student satisfaction.
3.
Fundraising that includes support for annual Economic Forecast Breakfast; awards for student
achievement; student scholarship (matching gift of Beta Gamma Sigma), and major support for
proposed experience in international business.
4.
Promoting the value of intellectual contributions through dean’s leadership by example.
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History of Advancement in Mission, Vision, and Achievement
Richard T. Doermer School of Business and Management Sciences
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
2000 – 2008
The following were either new initiatives for the School or were grown in significance during the period 2000-2008
with support and collaborations among School and campus administrators, students, faculty, alumni, and friends of
the Doermer School.
Naming:
Named school: The Richard T. Doermer School of Business and Management Sciences.
Named endowed chair: The Willis Family Chair in Entrepreneurship.
Named faculty position: The Paul Shafer Position in Finance.
Named scholars: Lawson Scholars (international business), Cole Scholars (entrepreneurship).
Strategic Initiatives:
Curriculum Connection.
International Program.
Entrepreneurship Program.
SAP University Alliance Program.
School’s RFID Lab.
Corporate Learning Partnerships.
Successful conclusion of the “Years of Excellence 2006-2008” strategic initiative.
Scholarship funding:
From strategic initiatives, average of $100,00 per year.
Willis Endowment.
Cole Foundation gifts.
Ian Rolland Family Foundation gifts.
William Lawson gift.
Alfe Heating and Cooling Company gifts.
Ottenweller Manufacturing gifts.
Others.
Doermer School of Business enterprises:
Business Enterprise and Technology Institute (BEST).
Doermer School of Business RFID Lab.
Equipment donations:
Shuttleworth, Inc. (hardware for School’s RFID lab).
Software donations from several sources for RFID lab and project work.
Growth in intellectual contribution:
Increase in number of annual refereed journal publications of the faculty and students.
Increase in academy activity of the faculty and students.
One journal editorship.
Increase in associate editorships among the faculty.
Increase in editorial board membership.
Growth in student and faculty/student research.
Growth in learning opportunities and recognitions for students:
International business experiences (France/EU, Mexico, China).
New technologies such as RFID (course work and lab opportunities).
SAP University Alliance (member).
Entrepreneurship (new certificate program and scholarship support).
Linking strategic initiatives to learning and placement opportunities for students.
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Student competitions in business analysis, business planning, essay contests (Ohio MBA Case Competition,
Fed Challenge, McGraw-Hill Business Simulation Game, Indiana CPA Society Essay Contest).
Student research (participation in undergraduate research symposia at IPFW, Indiana U.- Bloomington,
Butler University).
Student/faculty research (collaborations in academy activity, publications, awards and recognitions).
New and resurrected student organizations (Delta Sigma Pi, APICS, Finance Club).
Student campus awards for research and service (IPFW Student Research Award, Student Leadership
Awards).
School distinctions:
AACSB reaffirmation of accreditation in 2000 and 2007.
Alumni satisfaction with learning.
Beta Gamma Sigma recognitions.
Campus wide awards to faculty for excellence in teaching and research.
Highest retention rate among academic units at IPFW.
Excellence in regional economic development given by regional workforce development entity.
Excellence in linking education and workforce development given by regional workforce development
entity
Innovation in Teaching Award by AACSB Mid-Continent East, 2002, 2007.
School’s history of matching or exceeding annual campus growth in enrollment and credit hours
Success in student competitions (business analysis, business plan) in the region and beyond.
Friendraising:
With northeast Indiana economic development organizations (LEDO) such as the
Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC), Northeast Indiana Small Business Development
Center (NEISBDC), Women’s Enterprise, Urban League, Fort Wayne - Allen County
Economic Development Alliance, Regional 3 Workforce Development, Northeast Indiana
Marketing Partnership.
With for-profit and not-for-profit organizations through project work and connections to curriculum
through board service.
With Burton Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Purdue University.
With IPFW Schools of Engineering and Visual and Performing Arts.
Co-sponsorships with regional organizations in events related to contemporary business topics.
Connections with secondary education:
Chase Academy (2005,2006,2007), essay contest for high school seniors.
Boot Camp in Entrepreneurship (2005, 206), introduction to people, places, processes, and practices of
entrepreneurship in northeast Indiana for high school; teachers.
Boot Camp in Manufacturing (2006, 2007), introducing high school teachers to contemporary regional
manufacturing.
Boot Camp in Logistics (2007), introducing high school teachers to logistics industry of northeast Indiana.
Entrepreneurship Week (2007), with high school students and teachers.
Idea Contest (2007), motivating students to envision commercialization.
Business Career Days (annual event), introducing high school students and teachers to contemporary
careers in business.
New School events:
Annual Business Career Day, Founder’s Day, Retirement recognitions.
Recent grants:
Strategic Skills Initiative (2006) from State of Indiana.
RFID/BEST Institute (2006) from State of Indiana.
Support for regional economic development:
Brought the region’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to campus.
Connected School’s strategic initiatives to new business formation through entrepreneurship and to
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maintaining and growing existing businesses through projects (e.g. Curriculum Connection
Strategic Initiative).
Through sponsorship and co-sponsorship of conferences, seminars, etc. related to promoting Northeast
Indiana’s economy.
Promoted region’s manufacturing, logistics, information technology sectors among high school teachers,
students, and guidance counselors through School’s summer boot camps.
Promoted entrepreneurship among the region’s high school teachers, students, and guidance counselors
through School’s summer boot camp in entrepreneurship celebration of national Entrepreneurship
Week, and Idea Contest.
Promoted region’s ethical business practice through project with Better Business Bureau (BBB).
Became a contractor with State’s Strategic Skills Initiative for promoting and developing workforce skills.
List of Northeast Indiana companies that served as subjects of course projects, student competitions, ad hoc research
studies, and problem solving scenarios will be provided upon request.
The list reflects the success of the School’s Curriculum Connection strategic initiative to link the learning of
business in the classroom with its practice in the region and beyond. The success of the initiative is found in the
testimonies of the executives of the subject companies that cite the business value of the research; the awards and
recognitions earned by students in regional and national business planning and business analysis competitions in
which local companies were subjects; and in other venues that connected business students, their curricula, and the
practice of business in the region.
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History of Advancement in Mission, Vision, and Achievement
Graduate School of Business
Capital University
Columbus, OH
1996 - 2000
Curriculum Development:
Purpose - To enrich the learning experiences of the Capital University MBA Program.
Promoted new MBA elective courses in entrepreneurship, intellectual capital, and others contemporary
business subjects.
Facilitated development and launch of the new full-time 12-month day MBA program.
Facilitated the design and launch of the MBA course connection with the University of Koblentz-Landau.
Introduced ethics into the MBA curriculum with partner from Trinity Seminary, Columbus, OH.
Led the first business (MBA) accreditation at Capital University (ACBSP).
Drew Capital University administration and trustees to fund $100,000 in MBA Student Investment Trust
portfolio managed in MBA elective course offered in fall and spring semesters.
Led MBA students to first participation in the Ohio MBA Case Competition (third place).
Facilitated development of short intensive MBA elective courses (e.g. business ethics, intellectual capital).
Student Development:
Purpose - To provide financial support, career placement, opportunity for achievement.
Accelerated MBA matriculation.
Facilitated first MBA student experience in dealing with people, time, language, and business culture in
different parts of the world.
Began MBA scholarships for full-time students.
Took first MBA student team to Ohio MBA Case competition.
Facilitated first annual MBA Commencement.
Connected MBA students with facilities and resources of Capital University’s Law School.
Raised stature of MBA program within central Ohio.
Faculty Development:
Purpose - To create the environment in which faculty succeed in advancing their careers.
Brought Harold Squire Chair to Graduate School of Administration.
Brought George Moore Chair to Graduate School of Business.
Brought Executive-in-Residence Program to Graduate School of Administration.
Facilitated first ever case writing workshop for MBA faculty with the Ivey School.
Facilitated faculty development programs, e.g. case writing short course, globalization of the curriculum,
and others.
Academic Partnerships and Connection to Business Community:
Purpose - To fulfill mission.
State of Ohio Small Business Development Office - Certified Business Analyst (CBA) Program.
Kenworth Trucking - first corporate in-house MBA program delivery.
Trinity Seminary, Columbus Ohio – including student populations of both institutions.
Capital University Law School and School of Nursing - Joint MBA/JD and MBA/Nursing programs.
Introduced first observance of Jewish high holy days into the academic calendar of the Graduate School.
Institutional Advancement:
Purpose – To open and grow enduring relationships with the constituents of the Graduate School.
Began identity creation for Graduate School of Administration within and outside the University.
Represented Capital University with various initiatives of the City of Bexley, OH.
Managed large contribution to overhead (CTO) in year-to-year revenue and cost management of the
Graduate School of Administration.
Secured first time business accreditation (ACBSP) for the MBA Program.
Brought small business and entrepreneurship to the MBA curriculum and connected with the regional
Infrastructure for new and small business development..
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Connected the Graduate School with economic development through Certified Business Analyst
that certified state of Ohio’s small business counselors.
Connected Capital MBA Program learning experiences with those of Trinity Lutheran Seminary.
Connected Capital MBA Program learning experiences with those of Capital University Law School.
Personal Rewards:
Grew enrollment and the Graduate School’s contribution to university overhead.
Secured first time business accreditation for the MBA Program.
Brought small business and entrepreneurship to the MBA curriculum.
Connected the Graduate School with economic development through Certified Business Analyst
(CBA) Program and other initiatives.
Saw students and faculty succeed and the MBA Program grow.
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