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William Newman

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Management

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Academic Background

  • Ph.D. The University of Iowa, 1988
  • M.B.A. Bowling Green State University, 1981
  • B.S.B.A. Bowling Green State University, 1980

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 1996 - Present  Professor, Department of Management, Miami University
  • 2005 - 2011 Director of the Summer Business Institute, Miami University
  • 1992 - 1996 Associate Professor, Department of Management, Miami University
  • 1988 - 1992 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Miami University
  • 1987 - 1988 Instructor, Department of Management, Miami University
  • 1983 - 1987 Teaching Assistant, Management Science Department, University of Iowa
  • 1981 - 1983 Instructor, Department of Management, Bowling Green State University
  • 1980   After Market Materials, Bendix Corp., Elyria, Ohio. 

Recent Publications

  • Brymer, R. & W.R. Newman "Through the Brewing Class: What Beer Making Can Teach Students about Business", Fortune.com (also published in The Conversation.com), August, 2015
    *over 6200 readers
  • Newman, W.R. "Elon Musk's Brave New World: It Worked For Henry Ford; Why Not Tesla?" Time.com (also published in The Conversation.com, BusinessInsider.com, scroll.in, and mg.co.za ), August, 2015
    *over 99,000 readers, editor’s pick for 24 weeks
  • Newman, W. R. "Volkswagen scandal will send costly ripples through auto industry", Fortune.com (also published in The Conversation .com, mg.co.za, rnews.co.za, asq.org, qualityrecord.com, and indiainfoline.com ), September, 2015
    *over 55,000 readers, editor’s pick for 8 weeks
  • Newman, W. R., "Panama Canal Will Have Major Impact in Our Region" Cincinnati Business Courier, October 16, 2015.
  • Newman, W. R., "Tesla Follows Ford", The Academic Minute, WAMC Northeast Public Radio in Albany, New York. Nov. 2015
  • Newman, W. R. & J. Bowblis, "Crash in Oil Prices Will Hurt the US Economy From Texas to Wall Street", The Conversation.com (also published in, econotimes.com, onenewspage.com, dailyreadlist.com, navbug.com, oilvoice.com bizdailies.com, financialinsider.news, news.nyomdagepek.hu, venezuelanews.net, and theepochtimes.com), March 2016
    *over 2100 readers
  • Newman, W. R., "What the Latest Management Shakeup Means for the Future of VW: Paving the way for cultural change is key", Fortune.com (also published in finance.yahoo.com, topnewstoday.org, biznewsindex.com, business.wesrch.com, biznewsindex.com follownews.com, scoopnest.com), March 2016
  • Ashenbaum, B., Salzarulo, P., & W.R. Newman "Structure, Entrepreneurial Orientation and Trait Preference in Transportation Brokerage Firms", Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol.48, no. 1, 2012, pp. 3-23
  • Gerhardt, M., Ashenbaum, B, & W. R. Newman, "Proactive Personality and Job Performance: The Intervening Roles of Self-Management and Job Tenure", Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Vol. 16 no. 1, 2009,
  • Newman, W,  Hanna, M, Gattiker, T. and X. Huang, "Charting Supply Chain Management Integration and Initiatives: A Framework to Guide Implementation", American Journal of Business, Vol. 24, no. 1, Spring 2009.pp. 61-72
  • Integrated Operations and Supply Chain Management, (with M. Hanna), Thompson/Southwest Publishing, 2007. 873 pages
  • Newman, W.  , T. Krehbiel, "Linear performance pricing: A collaborative tool for focused supply cost reduction", Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management. Volume 13, Issue 2, March 2007, Pages 152-165

Honors & Awards

  • 2010 Mid West Decisions Sciences Institute Fellow

Areas of Expertise

  • Operations
  • Supplier relations and development
  • Supply chain management
  • Supply chain management modeling
  • Supply chain management performance measurement