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King, Barry

Associate Professor - Operations Management
College of Business

king@butler.edu
317/940-5464

Holcomb Building - 158



Resumé/Vitae

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Business analytics
  • Supply chain management
  • Inventory control
  • Scheduling and mathematical programming
  • Project management

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

  • MG503 Order Costs under Periodic Review. 3 hours independent study.
  • MG503 Purchasing and Materials Management. 3 hours independent study.
  • MBA540 Operations and Information Systems. 3 hours.
  • MG590 Operations Management. 3 hours.
  • MBA440 Statistical Analysis and Operations Management. 3 hours.
  • MBA402 Computer Applications, 3 hours
  • MS372 Database Design. 3 hours.
  • MG350 Production Management. 3 hours.
  • MG350W Production Management. 3 hours. Writing Intensive version of MG350.
  • MS270 Information Systems and Organizational Procedures. 3 hours.


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees
Doctor of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1974-1979.

  • Dissertation: Master Production Scheduling in the Assemble to Order Environment: A Comparison of Two Techniques.
  • Majored in operations management, minored in computer science.

Master of Science work, Washington University in St. Louis, 1968-1971, in applied mathematics and computer science. Program interrupted by active military service. No degree earned. Thesis work on global convex linear decomposition algorithms.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Missouri -- St. Louis, 1965-1968. Double major in mathematics and economics.

Awards/Honors

  • Writing Across the Curriculum Teaching Award for Excellence, 1996 Pi Beta Phi Outstanding Professor Award, 1995
  • Butler Academic Grant, Butler Fellow, 1995 - 1996.
  • Holcomb Research Institute Award, Holcomb Fellow, 1995.
  • Butler Academic Grant, Butler Fellow, 1993 - 1994.
  • Holcomb Research Institute Award, Holcomb Fellow, 1993.
  • Scholarship, Tennessee Associates International, for study of total quality management, 1992.
  • Distinguished Scholar, Marquette University, 1987.
  • Best Theoretical/Empirical Paper Award. Conferred at the 1983 national conference of the American Institute for Decision Sciences. Shared with co-authors Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman and Danny S. Wong.
  • Listed in Who's Who in the Midwest and in Who's Who in Business.
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, Indiana University.
  • Research Assistantship, University of Chicago (while at Indiana University.)
  • University Fellow, Indiana University.
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, scholastic honorary society, Indiana University.
  • Assistant Instructorship, Indiana University.
  • Mathematics Internship, United States Army.
  • National Aeronautic and Space Administration assistantship, Washington University in St. Louis.
  • National Science Foundation Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Atomic Energy Commission research assistantship, Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Allowed to take college level mathematics courses by Washington University in St. Louis and University of Missouri -- St. Louis while attending high school.

Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • Manufacturing Representatives Education and Research Foundation, certification trainer.
  • Production and Operations Management Society, member.
  • Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation, member.
  • The Institute of Management Sciences, member.
  • The Institute of Management Sciences special interest group for production and operations management, member.
  • The Institute of Management Sciences special interest group for artificial intelligence, member.
  • Decision Sciences Institute, member.
  • American Production and Inventory Control Society, academic advisor, Marquette University.
  • American Production and Inventory Control Society, academic liaison officer, Columbus, Ohio.