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Penlesky, Richard J., DBA

Faculty Emeritus
B.S. Mechanical Engineering. Marquette University
M.B.A. Marquette University
D.B.A. Indiana University
Areas of Specialization:
Operations and supply chain management

Business statistics
Scholarly and Professional Achievements:
With Mark D. Treleven and others, "Animated PowerPoint Presentations for Teaching Operations and Supply Chain Management: Perceived Value and Electronic Exchange of Files," American Journal of Business Education, Vol. 5, No. 6 (November/December 2012): 763-770.

With Mark D. Treleven, “A Preliminary Examination of Factors Affecting Student Learning in Introductory, Undergraduate Operations Management Classes,” Proceedings, 2010 Midwest Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (April 2010): 641

With Stephen C. Hill and Mark D. Treleven, “Diagnosing Strategic Misalignment: A Product Profiling Application,” Production and Inventory Management Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2 (2009): 58-64.

With Mark D. Treleven and Charles A. Watts, “Processing Time Estimation Errors’ Impact on Dispatching Performance,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring 2006): 144-155

With Mark D. Treleven, “The Product-Process Matrix Brought to Life,” Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Fall 2005): 345-352.

With Daniel J. Bragg and Edward A. Duplaga, “Impact of Product Structure on Order Review/Evaluation Procedures,” Industrial Management and Data Systems, Vol. 105, No. 3 (2005): 307-324.
Service to Carroll University or the Profession:
Chair, Business Accounting and Economics,
Restructuring Task Force, 2008-2009
Chair, Tenure and Promotion Committee, 2007-2009
Tenure and Promotion Committee, 2005-2010
Area Coordinator, Business Accounting and  
   Economics, 2004-2005
Faculty Development Committee, 2003-2005
Roles and Responsibilities Task Force, 2003-2003
Ad Hoc Committee on Retention, 2002-2003
Faculty Advisor, Carroll University Affiliate
   Student Chapter (ASC) of APICS – The
   Association for Operations Management,
Immediate Past-President, Midwest Decision Sciences
   Institute (DSI), 2007-2008
Scholar Coordinator, APICS Education & Research
   Foundation, Denver CO, 2007
President, Midwest DSI, 2006-2007
Chair, Academic Forum, APICS Voice of the Customer
   Council, 2006-2007
Judge, APICS Region 14 Case Competition, Downers
   Grove IL, February 2006
Vice President, Midwest DSI, 2005-2006
Scholar Coordinator, APICS Education & Research
   Foundation, Orlando FL, 2006
Scholar Coordinator, APICS Education & Research
   Foundation, Kansas City MO, 2005
Vice President for Member Services, Midwest DSI,
Honors and Awards:
Instructor of the Year, awarded by the Milwaukee Chapter of APICS, May 2010

The Benjamin F. Richason Jr. Faculty Award for Excellence in teaching, research and educational innovation, May 2006.

Business, Accounting and Economics Excellence in Teaching Award, Carroll College, April 2004.

Last updated 11/8/2012


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