Tim Krehbiel




Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of Wyoming, Statistics, 1990
  • M.S. University of Wyoming, Statistics, 1987
  • B.A. McPherson College, History, summa cum laude, 1983

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Professor, Department of Management (2014-present)
  • Senior Associate Dean and Professor (2010-2013)
  • Endres Faculty Fellow and Professor, Department of Management (2009-2010)
  • Endres Faculty Fellow and Professor, Department of Decision Sciences and MIS (2008-2009)
  • Professor, Department of Decision Sciences and MIS (2001-2008)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Decision Sciences and MIS (1996-2001)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Decision Sciences and MIS (1990-1996)
  • Data Base Analyst, IOTC, Inc. (1983-1985)

Recent Publications

  • Ryan, A.W., and T.C. Krehbiel, "Establishing a Lean initiative", Journal for Quality and Participation, 2020, 42(4), pp. 19-23.
  • Krehbiel, T.C., and A.R. Hulshult (2019), "œAgile Teaching", Journal for Quality and Participation, 42(2), pp. 30-32.
  • Hulshult, A.R., and T.C. Krehbiel (2019), "œIncorporating Agile Practices into Online Courses", Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2019, 19(3), pp. 55-67.
  • Krehbiel, T.C., and D.P. Miller (2018), "Should Agile be part of your quality management system?", Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 27(1), pp. 2-28.
  • Krehbiel,T.C., P.A. Salzarulo, M. Cosmah, J. Forrem, G. Gannod, D. Havelka, A. Hulshult, and J. Merhout (2017), "Agile manifesto for teaching and learning", The Journal of Effective Teaching, 17(2), pp. 88-110.
  • Balzer, W.K., D.E. Francis, and T.C. Krehbiel (2017), "Lean applications in higher education", Lean Management Journal, March.
  • Jones-Farmer, A.L., and T.C. Krehbiel (2016), "Agile teams: A look at Agile project management methods", Statistics Digest, 35(3), pp. 30-35.
  • Balzer, W.K., D.E. Francis, T.C. Krehbiel, and N. Shea (2016), "A Review and Perspective on Lean in Higher Education", Quality Assurance in Education, 24(4): 442-462.
  • Krehbiel, T.C., D.P. Miller, and A. W. Ryan, Jr. (2015), "Lean Learning", Quality Progress, February, 39-45.

Honors & Awards

  • 2017: Farmer School of Business Faculty Award for Service Excellence
  • 2013: Paper of the Year, American Journal of Business
  • 2012: MBA Professor of the Year, Farmer School of Business
  • 2008: MBA Professor of the Year, Farmer School of Business
  • 2000: Richard T. Farmer Effective Teaching Award
  • 2000: MBA Teaching Excellence Award, Farmer School of Business
  • 1996: Instructional Innovation Award, Decision Sciences Institute
  • 1988: W. Edwards Deming Award, University of Wyoming

Professional Interests

  • Research: Lean Six Sigma, Statistical Quality Control, Lean in Higher Education, Agile
  • Teaching: Quality and Productivity Improvement, Supply Chain Management, Applied Business Statistics

Areas of Expertise

  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Agile


Since joining the School of Business faculty in 1990, Dr. Krehbiel has been honored by students and peers with five awards for excellence and innovation in teaching. His areas of specialization are quality and productivity improvement, Agile, and Lean Six Sigma.

Dr. Krehbiel has over 80 publications including 33 peer reviewed journal articles and five books. He has coauthored journal articles with faculty members from all six of the departments in the FSB (Management, Marketing, Information Systems and Analytics, Economics, Finance, and Accountancy).

Prior to undertaking graduate work at the University of Wyoming, Dr. Krehbiel was a data base analyst for IOTC, Inc., a software development company in Laramie. He earned his Ph.D. in Statistics in 1990.


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