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Gerald (Jerry) F. Smith
Professor of Management
Office: CBB 259
319-273-7024
jerry.smith@uni.edu


Education

Ph.D. (Decision Sciences), University of Pennsylvania; MBA (Management), Temple University; B.A. (English), University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Teaching Interests

Managerial Problem Solving; Decision Making; Principles of Management; Quality and Process Improvement.

Research Interests

Managerial problem solving; decision making; critical thinking; the teaching of thinking; quality and process improvement.

Recent Publications

Professional Accomplishments

Dr. Smith's teaching and research activities are, for the most part, focused on improving managerial thinking in complex business situations. He has published over twenty papers in such high-quality refereed journals as Management Science, Decision Support Systems, the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, the Journal of Management Studies, the Journal of Creative Behavior, and the Journal of Management Education. His book, Quality Problem Solving, was published by the ASQ Quality Press in 1998. Dr. Smith's thirty years of teaching experience are complemented by over ten years of business experience in accounting, corporate planning, new business ventures, and management consulting.

International Experience

Dr. Smith has taught in UNI's Hong Kong MBA program and toured China as part of a sponsored research project.

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Photo of Gerald (Jerry) F. SmithGerald (Jerry) F. Smith
Professor of Management

Office: CBB 259
319-273-7024
jerry.smith@uni.edu
 

Education

Ph.D. (Decision Sciences), University of Pennsylvania; MBA (Management), Temple University; B.A. (English), University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Teaching Interests

Managerial Problem Solving; Decision Making; Principles of Management; Quality and Process Improvement.

Research Interests

Managerial problem solving; decision making; critical thinking; the teaching of thinking; quality and process improvement.

Recent Publications

Professional Accomplishments

Dr. Smith's teaching and research activities are, for the most part, focused on improving managerial thinking in complex business situations. He has published over twenty papers in such high-quality refereed journals as Management Science, Decision Support Systems, the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, the Journal of Management Studies, the Journal of Creative Behavior, and the Journal of Management Education. His book, Quality Problem Solving, was published by the ASQ Quality Press in 1998. Dr. Smith's thirty years of teaching experience are complemented by over ten years of business experience in accounting, corporate planning, new business ventures, and management consulting.

International Experience

Dr. Smith has taught in UNI's Hong Kong MBA program and toured China as part of a sponsored research project.

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Gerald (Jerry) F. Smith
Professor of Management

Education

Ph.D. (Decision Sciences), University of Pennsylvania; MBA (Management), Temple University; B.A. (English), University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Teaching Interests

Managerial Problem Solving; Decision Making; Principles of Management; Quality and Process Improvement.

Research Interests

Managerial problem solving; decision making; critical thinking; the teaching of thinking; quality and process improvement.

Recent Publications

Professional Accomplishments

Dr. Smith's teaching and research activities are, for the most part, focused on improving managerial thinking in complex business situations. He has published over twenty papers in such high-quality refereed journals as Management Science, Decision Support Systems, the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, the Journal of Management Studies, the Journal of Creative Behavior, and the Journal of Management Education. His book, Quality Problem Solving, was published by the ASQ Quality Press in 1998. Dr. Smith's thirty years of teaching experience are complemented by over ten years of business experience in accounting, corporate planning, new business ventures, and management consulting.

International Experience

Dr. Smith has taught in UNI's Hong Kong MBA program and toured China as part of a sponsored research project.

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