Ruth Seiple

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Ruth Seiple, MBA

Director, OM/BSIM Programs, Professor Educator, and, Director, Kolodzik Business Scholars Program, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems

3452 Carl H. Lindner Hall

513-556-7155

Mrs. Seiple has been a UC Instructor for 25 years. Prior to that her field experience was as a Product Line Manager for Square D Company, managing the production of Electrical Distribution Equipment for both Domestic and International markets.

Teaching Interest
General Expertise:  Quantitative Analysis
Specific Expertise:  Operations Management, Quality Management
Manufacturing/Service Optimization

Research Interests
Service Sector Management
The analysis and development of classification scoring models for the service sector.

History
Institution: University of Cincinnati
Title: Professor, Educator

Title: Better Business Bureau Arbitrator

Institution: University of Cincinnati
Title: BSIM and OM Program Director
End Date: 2017-08-31

Institution: University of Cincinnati
Title: Associate Professor, Educator
End Date: 2014-09-30

Institution: University of Cincinnati
Title: Associate Professor
End Date: 2010-11-26

Institution: University of Cincinnati
Title: Field Service Assistant Professor
End Date: 2010-08-31

Institution: 
Title: APICS Faculty Student Advisor
End Date: 2009-08-31

Institution: University of Cincinnati
Title: Field Service Instructor
End Date: 2008-12-31

Institution: 
Title: APICS Faculty Student Advisor
End Date: 2006-12-31

Institution: University of Cincinnati
Title: Adjunct Instructor
End Date: 2002-12-31

Institution: Square D Company
Title: Instructor of Vision College
End Date: 1991-12-31

Institution: Square D Company
Title: Total Performance Management Instructor
End Date: 1991-12-31

Institution: Development Dimensions International
Title: Interaction Management Trainer
End Date: 1991-12-31

Institution: Square D Company
Title: Busway Product Manager
End Date: 1991-04-30

Title: Center for Creative Leadership’s Women’s Executive Program
End Date: 1990-12-31

Institution: Square D Company
Title: Plug-in-Units & Duct Manager
End Date: 1990-04-30

Institution: Square D Company
Title: Plug-in-Units Manager
End Date: 1989-08-31

Institution: Square D Company
Title: Department Manager
End Date: 1987-10-31

Assignments
Director of Kolodzik Business Scholars Program
Dates: 2015-06-01

Director of the Bachelor of Science Industrial Management Program and BBA Operations Management Program
Dates: 2007-09-01 - 2017-09-30

Co-chair of Academic Excellence LCB Committee of Faculty Program Directors & Academic heads responsible for UPT and AACSB processes
Dates: 2011-09-15 - 2014-12-31

Awards | Honors
Organization: Mortar Board Society
Name: Faculty Mortar Board inductee
Year Received: 2018

Organization: LaSalle HS
Name: Lasalle Scholars Keynote speaker
Year Received: 2018

Organization: Darwin T. Turner Scholars
Name: Breakfast of Champions Faculty Recognition
Year Received: 2018

Organization: College of Business
Name: EXCEL Teaching Award - nomination
Year Received: 2018

Organization: LCB
Name: Harold Grilliot award nomination
Year Received: 2017

Organization: UC athletics
Name: The Dr. Simon Anderson Faculty Recognition Award
Year Received: 2017

Organization: Darwin T. Turner Scholars
Name: Breakfast of Champions Faculty Recognition
Year Received: 2017

Organization: College of Business
Name: EXCEL Teaching Award - nomination
Year Received: 2017

Organization: LCB
Name: Harold Grilliot award nomination
Year Received: 2016

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Barbour Award Recipient
Year Received: 2016

Organization: APICS
Name: APICS volunteer of the year
Year Received: 2016

Organization: LCB
Name: LCB Dean's List for teaching
Year Received: 2015

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Barbour Award Nomination
Year Received: 2015

Organization: LCB
Name: Harold Grilliot award recipient
Year Received: 2015

Organization: LCB
Name: Faculty Merit Pay
Year Received: 2014

Organization: College of Business
Name: EXCEL Teaching Award - nomination
Year Received: 2014

Organization: LCB
Name: LCB Dean's List teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2013

Organization: LCB
Name: LCB Dean's List teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2013

Organization: College of Business
Name: EXCEL Teaching Award - nomination
Year Received: 2013

Organization: CoB
Name: Harold Grilliot award nomination
Year Received: 2013

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Faculty Merit Pay
Year Received: 2013

Organization: LCB
Name: LCB Dean's List teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2012

Organization: LCB
Name: LCB Dean's List teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2012

Organization: LCB
Name: LCB Dean's List teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2012

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Faculty Merit Pay
Year Received: 2012

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Barbour University Teaching Award Nomination
Year Received: 2011

Organization: Michael Dean
Name: EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award
Year Received: 2011

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Faculty Merit Pay
Year Received: 2011

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Faculty Merit Pay
Year Received: 2010

Organization: Darwin T. Turner Scholars
Name: Breakfast of Champions
Year Received: 2010

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Faculty Merit Pay
Year Received: 2010

Organization: Darwin T. Turner Scholars
Name: Breakfast of Champions Faculty Recognition
Year Received: 2008

Organization: College of Business
Name: EXCEL Teaching Award - nomination
Year Received: 2008

Organization: CoB
Name: Harold Grilliot award nomination
Year Received: 2007

Organization: Darwin T. Turner Scholars
Name: Breakfast of Champions Faculty Recognition
Year Received: 2006

Organization: Dr. Simon Anderson
Name: Faculty Recognition Award
Year Received: 2005

Organization: College of Business
Name: Harold Grilliot Award College recipient
Year Received: 2003

Organization: College of Business
Name: EXCEL Teaching Award
Year Received: 2001

Organization: Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity
Name: CBA Faculty of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching
Year Received: 2000

Organization: Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity
Name: Honorary membership
Year Received: 1997

Organization: College of Business
Name: Nominated for CBA EXCEL Award
Year Received: 1997

Organization: University of Cincinnati
Name: Nominated for the A.B. (Dolly) Cohen Award
Year Received: 1997

Organization: C. Robert Frantz
Name: Special Certificate of Appreciation
Year Received: 1993

Education
Institution: University of Cincinnati, College of Business Administration
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Major: Operations Management
Completed: 1997
Degree: MBA

Institution: University of Cincinnati, College of Business Administration
Major: Industrial Management
Completed: 1985
Degree: BS

Published Contributions
Ruth Seiple, Cyril Foropon, PhD, Laoucine Kerbache, PhD,  (2013). Using SERVQUAL to Examine the Service Quality in the Classroom:  Analyses of Two Undergraduate and Executive Education Operations Management Courses. International Journal of Business and Management , 12.

Ruth Seiple,  (2008). 2008 Houghton Mifflin, College Division OM text review.

Ruth Seiple,  (2007). 2007 Heizer textbook review Person Publishing, OM text review.

Ruth Seiple,  (2007). 2007 Pearson/Prentice-Hall Simulations and Assessment in OM, text review.

Ruth Seiple,  (2007). 2007 Prentice Hall Text review Krajewski OM text review.

Ruth Seiple, (2007). 2007 Wiley text review On Meredith and Mantel PM OM text review.

Accepted Contributions
Ruth Seiple,  (Accepted). 2011 McGraw Hill Irwin, Chase & Jacobs Opts Text Review.

Ruth Seiple,  (Accepted). 2012 Cengage, Wisner Operations Management text review.

Ruth Seiple,  (Accepted). 2013 Cengage, Wisner Operations Management text review.

Research in progress
Title: Assessing the Service Quality of Higher Education in Operations Management:  Two Servqual gap analyses.
Description: SERVQUAL Gap analysis between Graduate and Undergraduate coursework and Exec ed. Submitted to In'l Journal of Ops & Production Mgt July 2011. Reviewed and rejected Sept 2011
Status: On-Going
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Service Quality and Web Page advancements
Description: Applying Q=P-E and the E-SQ attributes to the evolution of Web page design and its apparent standardization
Status: Planning
Research Type: Scholarly

Presentations
Title: UC student academics and supply chain
Organization: Honeywell
Location: Honeywell Intelligent Mason
Year: 2019

Title: Stepping out of your comfort zone
Organization: Ignite
Location: off campus
Year: 2018

Title: Hinds Feet In High Places
Organization: TedX
Location: TUC
Year: 2018

Title: Exploring the service quality of higher educations in Ops. Mgt.:  Two Servqual gap analyses"
Organization: POMS
Location: Cambridge University, UK
Year: 2011