Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

James Evans, PhD

Professor
Professional Summary
Author of over 20 textbooks in operations management, quality, and business analytics, and over 90 research papers. Past President of the Decision Sciences Institute and Malcolm Baldrige Award Judge. Listed in Who's Who in America.
Contact Information
E-mail:
Office:
526 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-7152
Fax:
513-556-0979
Teaching Interest
  • Quality and high performance management
  • Business analytics (applied statistics, data analysis, simulation, and optimization)
  • Six sigma
Research Interest
  • Quality management practices
  • Baldrige Award framework
History

Institution:
UC Allied Health Masters of Health Administration Program
Title:
Affiliated faculty member


Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Title:
Professor of Quantitiative Analysis and Operations Managment


Institution:
College of Business
Title:
Director, Center for Performance Excellence
End Date:
2012-12-31


Institution:
Ohio Partnership for Excellence
Title:
Judge
End Date:
2011-12-31


Institution:
Ohio Partnership for Excellence
Title:
Seinor Examiner, Board of Trustees, Examiner Trainer
End Date:
2011-12-31


Institution:
Baldrige National Quality Program
Title:
Examiner, Senior Examiner, and Judge
End Date:
2008-12-31


Institution:
US Army Communities of Excellence Award
Title:
Judge
End Date:
2002-12-31


Institution:
Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
Title:
Judge, Small Business of the Year Awards
End Date:
2002-12-31


Institution:
City of Cincinnati
Title:
Seasongood Innovation Award Program, Member and Chair
End Date:
2000-12-31


Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Title:
Head of Quantitative Analysis and Information Systems Dept.
End Date:
1990-09-30


Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Title:
Acting Head of Quantitative Analysis and Operations Management Dept.
End Date:
1985-03-31


Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Title:
Associate Professor of Quantitative Analysis
End Date:
1983-08-31


Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Title:
Director of Business Logistics
End Date:
1982-08-31


Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Title:
Assistant Proffesor of Quantitative Analysis
End Date:
1978-08-31


Institution:
Georgia Institute of Technology
Title:
Graduate Teaching Assistant
End Date:
1975-03-31


Awards | Honors

Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
LCB Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received:
2013


Organization:
Marquis Who's Who
Name:
Who's Who in America
Year Received:
2013


Organization:
Marquis Who's Who
Name:
Who's Who in America
Year Received:
2012


Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
LCB Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received:
2011


Organization:
Marquis Who's Who
Name:
Who's Who in America
Year Received:
2011


Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Name:
Best Interdisciplinary Research Paper
Year Received:
2010


Organization:
Benchmarking: An International Journal
Name:
Oustanding Paper, "Impacts of Information Management on Business Performance"
Year Received:
2008


Organization:
Brunel Business School at Brunel University, West London, UK
Name:
Professor Associate (honorary full professor)
Year Received:
2006


Organization:
2004 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting
Name:
Best Application Paper, "The Small Business View of the Baldridge Criteria for Performance Excellence"
Year Received:
2004


Organization:
American Society for Quality
Name:
Philip B Crosby Medal
Year Received:
2003


Organization:
Academic Keys
Name:
Who’s Who in Business Higher Education
Year Received:
2003


Organization:
Benchmarking: An International Journal
Name:
Literati Club Awards for Excellence
Year Received:
2001


Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Name:
Dennis E. Graowig Distinguished Service Award
Year Received:
2000


Organization:
Quality Progress
Name:
citation of Excellence from Anbar Electronic Intelligence
Year Received:
1997


Organization:
INFORMS
Name:
Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in OR/MS
Year Received:
1996


Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
Faculty Achievement Award
Year Received:
1994


Name:
Who's Who in the Midwest,
Year Received:
1994


Name:
Who's Who in American Education
Year Received:
1993


Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
College of Business Administration CBA Professorship
Year Received:
1991


Organization:
Zenith Data Systems
Name:
Masters of Innovation II Award, Second Place, Business Category
Year Received:
1990


Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Name:
elected fellow
Year Received:
1989


Organization:
Zenith Data Systems
Name:
Masters of Innovation Award, Second Place, Business Category
Year Received:
1989


Organization:
Graduate Business Student Association
Name:
Outstanding Faculty Member
Year Received:
1987


Organization:
Alpha Iota Delta
Year Received:
1984


Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Name:
Alpha Iota Delta Innovative Education Award
Year Received:
1984


Organization:
Graduate Business Student Association
Name:
Outstanding Faculty Member
Year Received:
1982


Organization:
University Research Council
Name:
Research Council Travel Grants
Year Received:
1981


Organization:
Beta Gamma Sigma
Year Received:
1980


Organization:
College of Business Administration
Name:
College of Business Administration Faculty Development Fund
Year Received:
1979


Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
Sigma Xi Research Recognition Award
Year Received:
1979


Organization:
Sigma Xi
Year Received:
1978


Organization:
Omega Rho
Year Received:
1975


Organization:
Operations Research Society of America
Name:
Fourth Annual Student Paper Competition, Honorable Mention
Year Received:
1974


Organization:
Pi Mu Epsilon
Year Received:
1973


Organization:
American Institute of Industrial Engineers
Name:
Armstrong Cork Co. Student Award for Excellence, First Place,
Year Received:
1972


Organization:
Omicron Delta Kappa
Year Received:
1972


Organization:
Phi Kappa Phi
Year Received:
1972


Organization:
American Institute of Industrial Engineers
Name:
Midwest Regional Student Paper Contest, First Place
Year Received:
1971


Organization:
Tau Beta Pi
Year Received:
1971


Organization:
Alpha Pi Mu
Year Received:
1970


Organization:
Purdue University
Name:
H.T. Amrine Award in Industrial Engineering
Year Received:
1970


Organization:
Phi Eta Sigma
Year Received:
1969


Education

Institution:
Georgia Institute of Technology
Location:
Georgia
Major:
Industry and System engineering
Dissertation:
Theoretical and Computational Aspects of Integer Multicommodity Network Flow Problems
Completed:
1975
Degree:
Ph D


Institution:
Purdue University
Location:
Purdue
Major:
Industrial Engineering
Completed:
1972
Degree:
BS


Institution:
Purdue University
Location:
Purdue
Major:
Industrial engineering
Dissertation:
On determining the Distribution of Maximum Flows in Netwroks with Descrete Probabilistic Branch Capacities
Completed:
1972
Degree:
MS


Published Contributions

James Evans,  (2016). OM (Operations Management) 6E. Cengage learning, .


James Evans,  (2015). Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence 10E. Cengage Learning, .


James Evans,  (2015). Modern Analytics and the Future of Quality and Performance Excellence. Quality Management Journal, 6-17.


James Evans,  (2015). Quality and Performance Excellence 8E. Cengage Learning, .


James Evans,  (2015). Analytic Visualization of Solver Output. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 232-239.


James Evans,  (2014). A Content Analysis of Research in Quality Management and a Proposed Agenda for Future Research. Quality Management Journal, 17-44.


Matthew Ford, James Evans, Suzanne Masterson,  (2014). An information processing perspective of process management: Evidence from Baldrige award recipients.. Quality Management Journal, 25-41.


James Evans, Feng Mai,  (2014). Insights from the Baldrige Award Item-Level Blinded Applicant Scoring Data. Quality Management Journal, .


James Evans, William  Lindsay,  (2014). Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 9E. , .


James Evans, David Collier,  (2014). OM (Operations Management) 4E. , .


James Evans,  (2013). A Retrospective View of Research in the Quality Management Journal: A Thematic and Keyword Analysis. Quality Management Journal, 37-47.


James Evans,  (2013). Insights on the Future of Quality Management Research. Quality Management Journal, 48-55.


James Evans,  (2013). Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 9E. Cengage Learning/South-Western, .


James Evans, Suzanne Masterson,  (2012). Beyond Performance Excellence: Research Insights form Baldrige Recipient Feedback. Total Quality Management and Business Excellence, .


James Evans,  (2012). Business Analytics: The Next Frontier for Decision Sciences. DECISION LINE, 4-6.


James Evans,  (2012). Critical Success Factors for Implementing Statistical Process Control in the Software Industry. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 374-394.


James Evans, Suzanne Masterson,  (2012). The Road to Maturity: Process Management and Integration of Strategic Human Resource Processes. Quality Management Journal, 30-46.


James Evans,  (2012). OM4. Cengage Learning, .


James Evans,  (2012). Business Analytics: Methods, Models and Decisions. , .


James Evans,  (2012). Statistics, Data Analysis, and Decision Modeling, 5th Edition. Prentice-Hall, .


James Evans,  (2011). OM3. Cengage Learning, .


James Evans,  (2010). An Exploratory Analysis of Preliminary Blinded Applicant Scoring Data from the Baldrige National Quality Program. American Society for Quality, 35-50.


James Evans,  (2010). OM Second Edition. Cengage Learning, .


James Evans, Jessica Foote, Nolan Gaffney,  (2010). Corporate Social Responsibility: Implications for Performance Excellence. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 799-812.


James Evans,  (2010). Organizational Learning for Performance Excellence: A Study of Branch-Smith Printing Division. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 255-243.


James Evans,  (2010). Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 8E. Cengage Learning/South-Western, .


James Evans, William Lindsay,  (2008). Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence 7E. Thomson Higher Education, .


James Evans,  (2008). Quality and Performance Excellence: Management, Organization, and Strategy. Thomson Learning, .


James Evans,  (2008). Some Practical Issues with Excel Solver: Lessons for Students and Instructors. INFORMS Transactions on Education, .


James Evans,  (2007). Impacts of Information Management on Business Performance. Benchmarking: An International Journal , 517-533.


James Evans,  (2007). Statistics, Data Analysis, and Decision Modeling . Prentice-Hall, .


James Evans, E Jack, P Stephens,  (2007). An Integrative Summary of Doctoral Dissertation Research in Quality Management. Production and Operations Management - Special Issue on Quality, .


James Evans, D.A. Collier,  (2006). Operations Management, Goods, Services and Value Chains. Thomson Learning, .


James Evans, M.W. Ford,  (2006). The Role of Follow-Up in Achieving Results from Self-Assessment Processes. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, .


James Evans, P.R. Stephens, Charles Matthews,  (2005). Importance and Implementation of Baldridge Practices for Small Businesses. Quality Management Journal, 21-38.


James Evans, Amit Raturi,  (2005). Principles of Operations Management. South-Western, .


James Evans, William Lindsay,  (2005). The Management and Control of Quality. West Publishing Co., .


James Evans,  (2005). Total Quality: Management, Organization, and Strategy. Thomson Learning, .


James Evans, M Ford, Charles Matthews,  (2004). Linking Self-Assessment to the External Environment: An Exploratory Study. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 1175-1187.


James Evans, R Ramabadron, A.S. Raturi, J.W. Dean, Jr.,  (2004). The Impact of Team and Partner Characteristics on Cooperative Benchmarking Outcomes. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 208-225.


James Evans, W.M. Lindsay,  (2004). Introduction to Six Sigma and Process Improvement . Thomson Learning, 336.


R. Ramabadran, James Dean, James Evans, Amit Raturi,  (2004). Testing the Relationship Between Team and Partner Characteristics and Cooperative Benchmarking Outcomes. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 208-225.


James Evans,  (2003). Essentials of Business Statistics. Prentice-Hall, .


James Evans, David Olson,  (2003). Statistics, Data Analysis, and Decision Modeling. Prentice-Hall, .


James Evans, J.W.  Dean, Jr.,  (2003). Total Quality: Management, Organization, and Strategy . South-Western Publishing Co, .


James Evans, E. Jack,  (2003). Validating Key Linkages in the Baldridge Performance Excellence Model. Quality Management Journal, 7-24.


James Evans, David Olson,  (2002). Introduction to Simulation and Risk Analysis 2E. Prentice-Hall, .


James Evans, M Ford,  (2002). Selecting and Using Models for Organizational Self-Assessment. Business Horizons, 25-32.


James Evans, M Ford,  (2001). Baldrige Assessment and Organizational Learning: The Need for Change Management. Quality Management Journal, 9-25.


M. Ford, James Evans, Charles Matthews, G. Burchill,  (2001). Theoretical Foundations of the Seven Infrastructures Model.. Center for Quality of Management Journal, 51-75.


James Evans, M Ford,  (2000). Conceptual Foundations of Strategic Planning in the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. Quality Management Journal, 8-26.


James Evans,  (2000). Quality Management Systems: Baldrige, ISO 9000, and QS 9000. Encyclopedia of Production and Manufacturing, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 617-621.


James Evans, D Olson,  (2000). Simulation of Production Problems Using Spreadsheet Programs. Encyclopedia of Production and Manufacturing Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 700-709.


James Evans, K Henderson,  (2000). Successful Implementation of Six Sigma: Benchmarking General Electric Company. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 260-281.


James Evans,  (2000). Spreadsheets as a Tool for Teaching Simulation. INFORMS Transactions on Education, .


James Evans, S Tsubakitani,  (1998). Optimizing Tabu List Size for the Traveling Salesman Problem. Computers and Operations Research, 91-98.


James Evans, R Ramabadron, J.W. Dean, Jr.,  (1997). Benchmarking and Project Management: A Review and Organizational Model. International Journal of Benchmarking for Quality Management and Technology, 34-46.


James Evans, S Tsubakitani,  (1997). Beyond QS-9000. Production and Inventory Management Journal, 72-76.


James Evans, Jeff Camm, T.E. Chorman, F.A. Dill, D.J. Sweeney, G.W. Wegryn,  (1997). Blending OR/MS, Judgment, and GIS: Restructuring P&G’s Supply Chain. Interfaces, 128-142.


James Evans,  (1997). Critical Linkages in the Baldrige Criteria: Research Models and Educational Challenges. Quality Management Journal, 13-30.


James Evans,  (1997). Leading Practices for Achieving Quality and High Performance. International Journal of Benchmarking for Quality Management and Technology, 43-58.


James Evans, M Ford,  (1997). Value-Driven Quality. Quality Management Journal, 19-31.


James Evans, M Avriel, B Golany, Marcel Dekker,  (1996). Graph Theory and Networks. Mathematical Programming for Industrial Engineers, .


James Evans,  (1996). Production/Operations Management: Quality, Performance, and Value. West Publishing Company, .


James Evans,  (1996). Something Old, Something New: A Process View of the Baldrige Criteria. International Journal of Quality Science, 62-68.


James Evans,  (1996). What Should Higher Education Be Teaching About Quality?. Quality Progress, 83-89.


James Evans,  (1995). Improving the Performance of Enumerative Search Methods, Part I: Exploiting Structure and Intelligence. Computers and Operations Research, 605-614.


James Evans, A Fadlalla, Martin Levy,  (1995). Improving the Performance of Enumerative Search Methods, Part II: Computational Experiments. Computers and Operations Research, 987-994.


James Evans, A Fadlalla, Martin Levy,  (1994). A Greedy Heuristic for the Mean Tardiness Sequencing Problem. Computers and Operations Research, 329-336.


James Evans,  (1994). Fundamentals of Statistical Process Control. American Management Association Self-Study Course, .


James Evans,  (1993). 1. Applied Production and Operations Management, Fourth Edition . West Publishing Company, .


James Evans,  (1993). Total Quality Management: Strategies for Success, . Management Association Self Study Course, .


James Evans, P Lloyd,  (1993). Creating Change. The TQM Magazine, 27-32.


James Evans,  (1992). A Little Knowledge Can Be Dangerous: Handle Simulation With Care. Production and Inventory Management, 51-54.


James Evans, Edward Minieka,  (1992). Optimization Algorithms for Networks and Graphs. Marcel Dekker, Inc, .


James Evans,  (1991). 5. Creative Thinking in the Decision and Management Sciences. South-Western Publishing Co, .


James Evans,  (1991). 5. Statistical Process Control for Quality Improvement. Prentice-Hall, Inc, .


James Evans, David Rogers, R. Planta, R. Wong,  (1991). Aggregation and Disaggregation Techniques and Methodology for Optimization. Operations Research, 553-582.


David Rogers, Robert  Plante, Richard Wong, James Evans,  (1991). Aggregation and Disaggregation Techniques and Methodology in Optimization. Operations Research, 553-582.


James Evans, C Saydam, M McKnew,  (1990). A Comparative Performance Analysis of the Wagner-Whitin Algorithm and Lot-Sizing Heuristics. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 91-93.


James Evans, D.R. Anderson, D.J. Sweeney, T.A. Williams,  (1990). Applied Production and Operations Management . West Publishing Co., .


James Evans, R.A. Pick, M.M. Sklar,  (1990). Eliciting Knowledge Representation Schema for Linear Programming Formulation. Operations Research and Artificial Intelligence: The Integration of Problem Solving Strategies, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 279-316.


James Evans,  (1990). Quality Improvement and Creative Problem Solving. Production and Inventory Management, 29-32.


James Evans,  (1989). A Review and Synthesis of OR/MS and Creative Problem Solving-- Part I: Creativity and Problem Solving, and Part II: Methodologies and Implementation. Management Science, 499-524.


James Evans, S.H. Zanakis, A.A. Vazacopoulos,  (1989). Heuristic Methods and Applications: A Categorized Survey. European Journal of Operational Research, 88-110.


James Evans, C Saydam, M McKnew,  (1989). Note on Solving the Concave Cost Dynamic Lot-Sizing Problem in Almost Linear Time. Journal of Operations Management, 159-167.


James Evans,  (1989). Operations Research and Decision Support Systems. International Handbook of Production and Operations Management, London, Cassell Educational Ltd, 194-209.


James Evans,  (1989). Statistical Procedures for Estimating Branch Flows and Total Network Flow. Networks, 481-491.


James Evans, W.M. Lindsay,  (1988). A Framework for Expert System Development in Statistical Process Control. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 335-343.


James Evans,  (1988). A Microcomputer Decision Support System for Umpire Scheduling in the American Baseball League. Interfaces, 42-51.


James Evans, N.T. Bruvold, Jeff Camm, Bob Dwyer,  (1987). Selecting a Mix of Magazines for Delivering Targeted Sales Promotion. Journal of Direct Marketing, 51-62.


James Evans,  (1987). Structural Analysis of Local Search Heuristics in Combinatorial Optimization. Computers and Operations Research, 465-477.


James Evans,  (1987). The Modeling Process and Creative Thinking. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 1-8.


James Evans, Charles Groetsch, Mary Anne Walker,  (1986). An Introduction to Calculus: Methods and Applications. West Publishing Co, .


James Evans,  (1986). Creative Thinking and Innovative Education in the Decision Sciences. Decision Sciences, 250-262.


James Evans, Charles Groetsch, Mary Anne Walker,  (1986). Fundamentals of Calculus: Applications to the Managerial, Social and Life Sciences . West Publishing Co, .


James Evans, William Leigh,  (1986). Interpretation of Natural Language Database Queries Using Optimization Methods. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 40-51.


James Evans,  (1986). Spreadsheets and Optimization: Complementary Tools for Decision-Making. Production and Inventory Management, 36-46.


James Evans, S.J. Martel,  (1985). A New Approach to the Evaluation of Process Innovations. Tenchnovation, .


James Evans,  (1985). An Efficient Implementation of the Wagner-Whitin Algorithm for Dynamic Lot Sizing. Journal of Operations Management, 229-235.


James Evans, S.J. Mantel, Jr, V.A. Tipnis,  (1985). Decision Analysis for New Process Technology. in Product Management: Methods and Studies , 33-42.


James Evans, N.T. Bruvold,  (1985). Flexible Mixed-Integer Programming Formulations for Production Scheduling Problems. IIE Transactions, 2-7.


James Evans,  (1985). Network-Based Optimization Algorithms for the Capacitated Multi-Item Lot Sizing Problem. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 297-305.


James Evans,  (1985). On Equivalent Transportation Models for Production Planning Problems. IIE Transactions, 102-104.


James Evans,  (1985). Optimal Betting Strategies in Keno: An Illustration of Risk and Preference Analysis. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 19-23.


James Evans,  (1985). Planning and Analysis of a Ridesharing Evaluation Study. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 41-49.


James Evans, G Westerbeck, W Jackson, M Thomas,  (1984). A Methodology for the Assessment of Ridesharing Program Benefits and Impacts. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 241-246.


James Evans, Richard Hall,  (1984). Probabilistic Analysis of Assignment Ranking: The Traveling Salesman Problem. American Journal of Mathematical and Management Science, 71-87.


James Evans,  (1984). Sensitivity Analysis in Decision Theory. Decision Sciences, 239-247.


James Evans,  (1984). The Factored Transportation Problem. Management Science, 1021-1024.


James Evans,  (1983). A Network Decomposition/Aggregation Procedure For A Class of Multicommodity Transportation Problems. Networks, 197-205.


James Evans, N.R. Baker,  (1983). Degeneracy and the (Mis) interpretation of Sensitivity Analysis in Linear Programming. Decision Sciences, 197-205.


James Evans, W Wood, J Bagby,  (1982). Contracting for Transportation. Transportation Journal, 63-73.


James Evans,  (1982). The Effect of Maintenance Scheduling Rules on Railroad Motive Power Availability. Logistics and Transportation, 295-300.


James Evans,  (1981). A Case Study on Mathematical Modeling. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 393-383.


James Evans, Bob Dwyer,  (1981). Branch and Bound Algorithm for the List Selection Problem in Direct Mail Advertising. Management Science, 628-667.


James Evans,  (1981). Duality Relationships Between a Class of Graphs and Linear Programs. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 257-263.


James Evans, D.T. Phillips, A Garcia-Diaz,  (1981). Multicommodity Network Flows. Fundamentals of Network Analysis, Prentice-Hall, .


James Evans,  (1981). The Multicommodity Assignment Problem: A Network Aggregation Heuristic," . Computers and Mathematics, 187-194.


James Evans, S.H. Zanakis,  (1981). Heuristic 'Optimization': Why, When, and How To Use It. Interfaces, 84-91.


James Evans,  (1980). An 'Integrating' Application of Mathematics. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 557-560.


James Evans,  (1980). Problems and Elementary Mathematical Modeling. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 517-522.


James Evans,  (1980). Reducing Computational Efforts in Detecting Integral Multicommodity Networks. Computers and Operations Research, 261-266.


James Evans,  (1979). Aggregation in the Generalized Transportation Problem. Computers and Operations Research, 199-204.


James Evans,  (1978). A Note on Feasible Flows in Lower-Bounded Multicommodity Networks. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 923-927.


James Evans,  (1978). A Note on the Shortest Spanning Tree Problem. Geographical Analysis, 286-288.


James Evans,  (1978). A Single Commodity Transformation for Certain Multicommodity Networks. Operations Research, 673-680.


James Evans, J Jarvis,  (1978). Network Topology and Integral Multicommodity Flow Problems. Networks, 107-119.


James Evans,  (1978). On Equivalent Formulations of Certain Multicommodity Networks as Single Commodity Flow Problems. Mathematical Programming, 92-99.


James Evans,  (1978). The Simplex Method for Integral Multicommodity Networks. Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, 31-37.


James Evans,  (1977). An Out-of-Kilter Based Heuristic for the Integer Multicommodity Transportation Problem. Computers and Operations Research, 13-20.


James Evans, J Jarvis, R Duke,  ,  (1977). Graphic Matroids and the Multicommodity Transportation Problem. Mathematical Programming, 323-328.


James Evans,  (1977). Some Network Flow Models and Heuristics for Multiproduct Production and Inventory Planning. AIIE Transactions , 75-81.


James Evans,  (1977). The Segregated Storage Problem: Some Properties and an Effective Heuristic. AIIE Transactions, 409-413.


James Evans,  (1976). Flow in Probabilistic Graphs: The Discrete Case. Networks, 161-783.



Accepted Contributions

James Evans,  (Accepted). An Information Processing Perspective of Process Management: Evidence from Baldrige Award Recipients. Quality Management Journal.


James Evans,  (Accepted). Critical Success Factors for Implementing Statistical Process Control in the Software Industry. Benchmarking, An International Journal.




Research in progress

Title:
Analysis of Baldrige Public Data

Description:
with Feng Mai; Baldrige model validation study; under second review at IJQRM

Status:
On-Going

Research Type:
Scholarly


Presentations

Title:
An Empirical Investigation of the Baldrige Framework Using Applicant Scoring Data
Location:
Austin
Year:
2016


Title:
Experiences with a Variety of Technologies Designed to Aid Instruction
Location:
Seattle
Year:
2015


Title:
Panel Presentation: Providing Analytics Skills to Give Students a Competitive Edge in Business
Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Location:
Tampa FL
Year:
2014


Title:
Creating a Business Analytics Class - Spreadsheet Analytics
Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Location:
Baltimore
Year:
2013


Title:
TPE's Panel of Judges - Insights and Observations
Organization:
The Partnership for Excellence
Location:
Columbus OH
Year:
2013


Title:
An Information Processing Perspective of Process Management: Evidence from Baldrige Award Recipients
Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Location:
San Francisco
Year:
2012


Title:
Insights from the Baldrige Award Item-Level Blinded Applicant Scoring Data
Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Location:
San Francisco
Year:
2012


Title:
Analytics: What is it? What are the Implications for the Business Curriculum?
Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Location:
Columbia SC
Year:
2012


Title:
Insights from the Baldrige Award Item-Level Blinded Applicant Scoring Data
Organization:
The Partnership for Excellence (Ohio)
Location:
Columbus
Year:
2012


Title:
Meet the Fellows Panelist
Location:
Boston
Year:
2011


Title:
Stepping Up Your Game with the Baldrige Principles
Organization:
Goering Center for Family & Private BUsiness
Location:
Cincinnati
Year:
2011


Title:
The Road to Maturity: Process Management and Integration of Strategic Human Resource Processes
Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Location:
San Diego
Year:
2010


Title:
Quality Management Research: Recent Trends and Future Opportunities
Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Location:
Alexandria VA
Year:
2010


Title:
Panel: Performance Excellence Research
Organization:
Decision Sciences Institute
Location:
New Orleans
Year:
2009


Title:
Beyond Performance Excellence: Challenges and Opportunities
Organization:
Baldrige Award Recipient Consortium Meeting
Location:
Cambridge, MA
Year:
2009


Organization:
UC Physicians Leadership Program
Year:
2008


Title:
Teaching OM - Are Your Students In?
Year:
2008


Organization:
UC College of Nursing
Year:
2008


Title:
Content Analysis of Baldrige Feedback: A Case Study of Branch-Smith Printing Division
Location:
Nashville, TN
Year:
2007


Title:
Research Strategies and Approaches
Organization:
Valparaiso University College of Business
Year:
2007


Title:
Building Performance Excellence in Health Care
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Year:
2006


Title:
Using Baldrige to Build a High Performance Organization
Year:
2006


Title:
Quality at UC: What Managers Need to Know
Year:
2006


Title:
How Would You Rate Your Workplace Excellence?
Organization:
American Water
Year:
2003


Title:
Introduction to the Baldrige Award
Year:
2002


Title:
Baldrige versus AQIP
Location:
Columbus
Year:
2002


Title:
Bringing High Performance Management to Education
Year:
2002


Title:
Information and Analysis in the Baldrige Criteria
Year:
2001


Title:
Information and Analysis Practices and Linkages with Organizational Performance Results
Organization:
Columbus Ohio Section
Year:
2001


Title:
Creative Thinking and Quality Improvement
Year:
1999


Title:
How to Schedule American Baseball League Umpires
Organization:
University of Cincinnati Honors Scholars Program
Location:
University of Cincinnati
Year:
1997


Title:
Linking Quality Values and Management Practice
Location:
Honolulu
Year:
1997


Title:
Decision Sciences Editorial Policies and Publishing Your Research
Location:
Cincinnati
Year:
1996


Title:
Inside the Baldrige Award
Year:
1996


Title:
Inside the Baldrige
Year:
1995


Title:
Can We Grade, Empower, and Drive Out Fear in the Classroom?
Location:
Xavier University
Year:
1994


Title:
Focusing on Customers
Year:
1994


Title:
TQM and the Baldrige Award
Location:
Texas A&M University
Year:
1994


Title:
Total Quality Leadership: Your Agenda for the 21st Century
Location:
Texas A&M University
Year:
1994


Title:
Tools and Techniques for Quality Improvement
Location:
University of Cincinnati
Year:
1993


Title:
Creative Thinking in Operations Research
Location:
Bellarmine College, Renssalear Polytechnic Institute, MIT Operations Research Center
Year:
1993


Title:
Customer Focus and Quality Function Deployment
Location:
Ft. Lauderdale
Year:
1993


Title:
Total Quality Management Science
Organization:
University of South Carolina
Location:
University of South Carolina
Year:
1993


Title:
End-of-the-Century Visions of Decision Making Research
Year:
1992


Title:
Total Quality Management
Year:
1992


Title:
Quality Leadership From the Academic Sector
Year:
1992


Title:
Total Quality Management
Year:
1992


Title:
Computer-Based Routing of Snow Removal Vehicles
Organization:
Youngstown State University
Location:
Youngstown State University
Year:
1991


Title:
Creative Thinking and Quality Problem Solving
Location:
Cincinnati
Year:
1990


Title:
Creative Thinking
Year:
1990


Title:
Managing and Measuring Quality
Year:
1990


Title:
Quality Improvement and Creative Problem Solving
Year:
1989


Title:
A Study of the Effectiveness of the Contingent Critical Ratio Rule for Assigning Job Priorities in an Open Job Shop
Location:
Myrtle Beach, SC
Year:
1988


Title:
Telling Umpires Where to Go: Computer-based Scheduling for the American Baseball League
Year:
1988


Title:
Creative Thinking: It's Role in Business Education
Location:
California State University
Year:
1988


Title:
Structuring the Modeling Process for Linear Programming
Location:
Boston, MA
Year:
1987


Title:
Two Examples of the Artificial Intelligence Interface in Operations Research
Year:
1987


Title:
Writing and Getting Published
Organization:
Professional Services
Year:
1985


Title:
Development and Evaluation of a Ridesharing Program
Location:
Detroit
Year:
1982


Title:
Nonlinear Optimization for Linear Goal Programming: An Interactive Approach
Location:
Boston
Year:
1981


Title:
Solving Mix-of-List Problems in Direct Mail Advertising
Location:
Boston
Year:
1981


Title:
Perspectives on Modeling and Problem Solving in Operations Research
Year:
1981


Title:
The Design of a Ridesharing Evaluation Study in the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Region
Location:
Cincinnati, OH
Year:
1981


Title:
Computational Improvements for Multicommodity Distribution Problems
Location:
Dayton, OH
Year:
1980


Title:
Practical Modeling and Solution of Operations Research Problems
Year:
1980


Title:
Model Simplification in Multicommodity Distribution Systems Through Aggregation
Location:
New Orleans
Year:
1979


Title:
Research In Retrospect -The Evolution of Ideas
Year:
1979


Title:
Toward a Framework For Heuristic Optimization
Location:
San Francisco
Year:
1979


Title:
The PC for Quality Management and Control
Year:
1979


Title:
Computer Techniques in Scheduling Major League Baseball
Year:
1979


Title:
Clustering and Decomposition Approaches to the Traveling Salesman Problem
Location:
Los Angeles
Year:
1978


Title:
Solving Multicommodity Transportation Problems Through Aggregation,"
Location:
Los Angeles
Year:
1978


Title:
Network Modeling in Production Planning
Location:
Toronto
Year:
1978


Title:
"Operations Research-Where It's Been and Where It's Going
Organization:
Cincinnati Chapter Meeting
Year:
1978


Title:
Integrality in Multicommodity Networks
Location:
Atlanta
Year:
1977


Title:
Linear Programming and Geometric Duality in Networks
Location:
San Francisco
Year:
1977


Title:
Feasible Flows in Multicommodity Networks With Lower Bounds
Year:
1976


Title:
Fundamental Circuits in Complete Graphs and the Traveling Salesman Problem
Location:
Miami
Year:
1976


Title:
Special Structures in the Segregated Storage and Related Transportation Problems Using Benders' Partitioning
Location:
Miami
Year:
1976


Title:
The Transportation Problem and Its Extensions: A Survey
Location:
Philadelphia
Year:
1976


Title:
An Improved Formulation and a Heuristic Algorithm for the Integer Multicommodity Transportation Problem
Location:
Las Vegas
Year:
1975


Title:
Matroids, Unimodularity, and the Multicommodity Transportation Problem
Location:
Chicago
Year:
1975