Professor of Management Systems
Joined Fordham 1981
Academic Area: Management Systems
Phone: (212) 636-6175
Fax: (212) 765-5573
Dipl.Ing., Prague School of Economics; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester.
Professor, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (E.I.A.S.M.), Brussels, 1979-81; Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, 1972-79; Assistant Professor, CBA, University of South Carolina, 1971-72.
Other appointments: The Tomas Bata University, Zlin, Czech Republic; Copenhagen School of Economics; SUNY at Binghamton, School of Advanced Technology; Centro Studi di Estimo e di Economia Territoriale, Florence; Università degli Studi di Napoli, Dipartimento di Conservazione dei beni Architettonici ed Ambientali, Naples. Editor-in-Chief: Human Systems Management, International journal. Editorial Boards: Information Technology and Decision Making; International Journal of Quantitative Management; Prestige Journal of Management, etc.
Research Interests / Specializations
Knowledge Management; Business Process Reengineering; Information Technology in Business; High Technology Management; Privatization; Multiple Criteria Decision Making; Network Economy; Operations and Supply/Demand Networks; E-engineering; Regional Business Networks and Alliances; Integrated Enterprise; TQM, JIT and MCDM systems. Books forthcoming: Human Systems Management: Essays on Knowledge, Management and Systems (World Scientific).
Honors and Awards
Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury; George Cantor Award, International Society on MCDM; USIA Fulbright Professor, Prague; A. Bernstein Memorial Lecturer, Tel-Aviv; Alexander von Humboldt Award for Senior U.S. Scientists, Bonn; Rockefeller Foundation Resident Scholar, Bellagio; Norbert Wiener Award, Kybernetes
Corporate / Consulting Experience
VSE Executive Development Program; Central European Productivity Center (CEPC); Organizational Systems, Inc. (OSI); Mackenzie And Company (MAC); Arthur D. Little; Skoda Pilsen; Irish Management Institute (IMI); RCA; Rockwell International.
1. “Optimality and Optimization,” in: IEBM Handbook of Information Technology in Business, edited by M. Zeleny, Thomson, London, 2000, pp. 392-409.
2. "Precipitation Membranes, Osmotic Growths, and Synthetic Biology," in: Artificial Life: The Proceedings of an Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, edited by C. G. Langton, Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity, vol. VI, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1989, pp. 125-139. (With G. J. Klir and K. D. Hufford)
3. "Knowledge as a New Form of Capital, Part 2: Knowledge-Based Management Systems," Human Systems Management, 8(1989)2, pp. 129-143. "Management Support Systems: Towards Integrated Knowledge Management," Human Systems Management, 7(1987)1, pp. 59-70.