Dr. Ina S. Markham
Title: Professor, Computer Information Systems & Business Analytics
Year Started at JMU: 1995
Virginia Tech, Ph.D., Management Science, 1992
Virginia Tech, M.B.A., 1987
Kolkata University, M.A., Economics, 1980
Kolkata University, B.A.(Honors), 1977
Statistics, operations research techniques, and their applications in business.
Consultant, Robson Black & Ghosh (Management Consultants), 1980-1984
Editorial Board, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management
Decision Sciences Institute:
VP Professional Development, DSI Board of Directors, 2015-2016
Chair, Programs and Meetings Committee, 2015-2016
At-Large Vice-President, DSI Board of Directors, 2005-2007
Coordinator, Curricular Issues Mini-conference, 2007
Reviewer and Judge, Doctoral Dissertation Competition, 2001-2002
Chair, Management Science/Operations Research Track, 1999
Panelist, New Faculty Consortiums, 2001 & 2009
Panelist, Doctoral Student Consortiums, 1996 & 1998
Served on various committees 2000-date (too many to list)
Council member, 2004-date
Program Chair, 2001
Various Vice-President roles, 1995-1999
Council member, 2001-date
Program Chair, 1997
Reading, photography, and travelling.
Current Courses Taught:
COB 291 Introduction to Management Science
BSAN 392 Descriptive & Predictive Analytics
Markham, S.E., Smith, J.W., Markham, I.S., and Braekkan, K.F. “A new approach to analyzing the Achilles heel of multisource feedback programs: Can we really trust ratings of leaders at the group level of analysis?” Leadership Quarterly, 25, 2014, pp.1120-1142.
Palocsay, S.W., and Markham, I.S. “Management Science in U.S. AACSB International-Accredited Core Undergraduate Business School Curricula.” Journal of Education for Business, 89(2), 2014, pp. 110-117.
Markham, I.S. “Assessing the Prediction of Employee Productivity: A Comparison of OLS vs. CART.” International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, 8(3), 2011, pp.313-332.
Markham, I.S., and Rakes, T.R., "The Effect of Size and Variability of Data on the Performance of Neural Networks and Regression." Computers and Operations Research, 25(4), 1998, pp. 251-263.
Markham, I.S. and Ragsdale, C.T. "Combining Statistical Models and Neural Networks to Solve the Classification Problem in Discriminant Analysis." Decision Sciences, 26(2), March/April 1995, pp. 229-242.
2005 – present Professor, Computer Information Systems & Business Analytics Department, James Madison University
1999 - 2005 Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems & Management Science, James Madison University
1995 - 1999 Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems/Operations Management, James Madison University
College of Business Impact Award, 2014-2015
INFORMS Moving Spirit Award for Outstanding Service, 2012
SE INFORMS Distinguished Service Award, 2003