Ping Wang - 2021


Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics
Year Started at JMU: 1993
Contact Info

  • Ph.D., Management Science and Information Technology, The University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Athens, Georgia, 12/1992.
  • M.B.A., Appalachian State University, Walker College of Business, Boone, North Carolina, December 1996
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, Liaoning, People's Republic of China, February 1982
Professional Interests
  • Supply Chain Management Models and Analysis, Structural Equation Modeling, Multivariate Analysis, Pedagogy, Classification problems, Data science. 
  • Classification problems
  • International education
Professional Background
  • January 1993 – July 1993. Senior Marketing Scientist, The Franklin Mint, Philadelpha, PA 
Current Courses Taught
  • Quantitative Methods and Business Statistics

Previous Courses Taught

  • Operations Planning/Control (Senior level)
  • Operations Management (MBA level)
  • Problems in Operations Management
  • Production/Operations Management (Junior level)
  • Total Quality Management (Junior and Senior level)
  • Introduction to Computers and Information Technology in Business (Sophomore level)
Awards and Recognitions
  • Third place, Teaching and Learning Scholarship Award, JMU College of Business, 2019 
  • First place, Applied Scholarship Publication Award, JMU College of Business, 2018 
  • Kenneth R. Bartee Endowed Award for Teaching Innovation, College of Business, 2006
  • The Provost Award for Excellence in International Education, May 2006
  • Associate Editor, Export Systems with Applications, 2020 - present 
  • President Elect, Southeast Decision Science Institute, 2020/2021 
  • Program Chair, Southeast Decision Science Institute 50th Annual Conference (SEDSI), Charleston, SC, February 12-14, 2020 
Key Publications

Zhao, Xiaofei, Ping Wang, Raktim Pal, 2020. "The effects of agro-food supply chain integration on product quality and financial performance: Evidence from Chinese agro-food processing business." International Journal of Production Economics, 107832. 

Wang, Ping, Palocsay, Susan W., Shi, Jinyan, White, Marion M. (2018). "Examining Undergraduate Students’ Attitudes toward Business Statistics in the United States and China." Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 16(3), 197–216.

Pal, Raktim, Wang, Ping, Liang, Xiaopeng. (2017). "The critical factors in managing relationships in international engineering, procurement, and construction (IEPC) projects of Chinese organizations." International Journal of Project Management, 35(7), 1225–1237.

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