Dr. Elliot Bendoly is an IIA Faculty Member and a full professor in the Management Sciences department of the Fisher College of Business, at the Ohio State University. In 2015 he was named the Operations Management Distinguished Scholar by the OM Division of the Academy of Management. Before joining Fisher, Dr. Bendoly was the Caldwell Research Fellow and Associate Professor in Information Systems and Operations Management at the Goizueta Business School of Emory University. His pre-academy industry experience includes work as research engineer for the Intel Corporation. He holds a PhD from Indiana University in the fields of Operations Management and Decision Sciences, with an Information Systems specialization in ERP and Knowledge Management. More recently he has been involved with coursework on modern analytics and visualization, IT-supported service operations and DSS development for managers.
Dr. Bendoly is a prolific author and serves as Senior Editor at the Production and Operations Management journal and as Associate Editor for the Journal of Operations Management. His current research interests include studies into the effectiveness of Operations/IT alignment, and investigations in the Behavioral Operations domain: Collaboration/group dynamics; and Work policies/task complexity/uncertainty.
Dr. Bendoly is the author of Excel Basics to Black Belt (Cambridge Press 2013, 2008), and his LinkedIn discussion forums, “Excel Basics to Blackbelt” and “Operations Management in Practice”, boast 25,000+ and 18,000+ members respectively. He is also the co-editor of Strategic ERP Extension and Use (Stanford Press 2005) and the Handbook of Research in Enterprise Systems (Sage 2010). His most recent textbook project is the Handbook of Behavioral Operations Management (Oxford 2015), a text on learning/training activities highlighting behavioral phenomena in operations management contexts.