Richard Daniels is Professor of Management and Director of Executive and Professional MBA Programs in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA in 1986. His research interests focus primarily on operations planning and control issues, specifically multi-criteria production scheduling, resource flexibility and its impact on operational performance, and incorporating uncertainty into operational decision-making. He teaches courses on quantitative methods, service operations management, operations strategy, and supply chain management. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Georgia, Professor Daniels taught in the College of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He has published extensively in prominent management journals, including Management Science, Operations Research, Journal of Operations Management, Naval Research Logistics, IIE Transactions, and Journal of Risk and Uncertainty. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Center for International Business Education and Research, Northern Telecom, Inc., and IBM. He serves on the editorial board of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, and is an associate editor for IIE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics. He has taught in numerous executive education programs, including professional development programs for Lockheed-Martin, Scientific Atlanta, UPS, and Apple South. He has also consulted extensively on projects with the Coca-Cola Company, General Dynamics, Northern Telecom, and Scientific Atlanta.
PhD, Operations, UCLA, 1986