Tom Bramorski, Ph.D. received his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Warsaw. He started his professional career as a designer of construction equipment with Bumar of Warsaw, Poland. He had an opportunity to work in several areas at Bumar including new model prototyping and testing, production, and sales. He received his M.B.A and Ph.D. degrees from The University of Iowa. Tom has published four books, numerous papers in academic journals and has presented papers at national and international conferences. A sample of journals that published Dr. Bramorski’s work include International Journal of Technology Management, Omega, Journal of Business and Economic Research, Problemy Jakosci (The Issues of Quality-Poland), International Journal of Operations and Production Management, International Journal of Global Energy Issues, Public Productivity and Management Review, and International Journal of Production Economics. Dr. Bramorski serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals in the areas of operations, supply chain, operations strategy and quality management. Dr. Bramorski has consulted with companies and government agencies in the United States and in Central Europe in the areas of quality management, operations management, technology management and Central European privatization issues. He frequently conducts guest lectures at several Universities and training institutions in Europe (Center for Business Development - Poland, Umea University – Sweden, Poznan Academy of Economics – Poland, Poznan Academy of Logistics – Poland, Lodz University – Poland, Brno International Business School – Czech Republic and others). He is a former Fulbright Senior Lecturer in Oman and in Poland.