Interim Dean; Professor

Year Started at JMU: 1996

Contact Info

  • 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
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
Key Publications

Busing, M.E. and Palocsay, S.W.  "Operations Management in the Design and Execution of MBA Programs," Journal of Education for Business, 2016 (Forthcoming).

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.

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