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Dr. Michael E. Busing
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JMU Faculty Michael BusingProfessor of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics and Director of MBA Programs 

Started at JMU:


Ph.D., Clemson University
M.S., Ball State University
B.S., Purdue University

Professional Interests
Push/Pull Hybrid Shop Floor Controls, Implementing JIT Principles in an MRP Environment, Effects of Experiential Learning Activities on Knowledge Acquisition, Web-Enabled ERP and Information Security, ERP Systems Application

Personal Interests
Snowboarding, Water Skiing, Boating

Current Courses Taught
COB 300
COB 291
MBA 610
MBA 642

Key Publications
Pal, R. and Busing, M.E.  “Effectiveness of Teaching Operations Management in an Integrated Format,”  International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 115, 2008.  pp. 594-610.

Rosenkranz, S.R., Busing, M.E., Teer, F.P., and Forcht, K.A.  “The Role of Quantitative Analysis in the Information Security Systems Development Lifecycle,” Journal of International Technology and Information Management,  Vol. 16, No. 2, 2007.  pp. 16-26.

Pal, R. and Busing M.E., “Student Perception of Operations Management Courses When Offered as Part of an Integrated Experience With Common Deliverables,” Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, 2007.

Busing, M.E., Null, J.D., and Forcht, K.A.  “Computer Forensics:  The New Crime Fighting Tool,”  Journal of Computer Information Systems, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2006.  pp. 115-119.

Positions Held
Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Adviser
Generations Crossing, 2008 - Present: Member, Board of Directors. Serve as volunteer and member of Marketing and Annual Support Committee
APICS – The Educational Society for Resource Management, Past VP Education, Blue Ridge Chapter