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Dr. Richard Cobb


Office Number: Merrill Building 216

Office Phone: 256-782-5503

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Dr. Richard Cobb, Dr. Cobb earned his Ph.D. in Management Science/Operations Research from the University of Alabama,his Masters from Jacksonville State University, and his BS from Auburn University. During his tenure at Jacksonville State, Dr. Cobb has taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses in Production/Operations Management, Strategic Planning, Business Decision Making, and Simulation Modeling. He has conducted numerous courses and workshops in the areas of Total Quality Management, Supervisor Training, and Middle Management Training for both government and private organizations. His main research interest are in the areas of Strategic Planning and Production and Operations Management. The focus of his research is the air transportation sector. He has recent publications in The Journal of Air Transportation, The Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, The Academy of Strategic Management Journal, The Journal of Business, Industry, and Economics, Quality Progress, The Journal of Air Transport Management, and Simulation. Dr. Cobb is a member of The Institute for Operations Research/Management Science, the Society for Computer Simulation, and Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society. He has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching, service, and research. He has worked with local affiliate organization of APICS, The Alabama Personnel Management Association, and the Anniston Area Management Association. He has worked with The Anniston Army Depot, Allied Signal, Department of Defense, and Honeywell.

Office Hours:
Office hours by appointment only 

Class Information:

CBA 390-1: Operations Management

Offered Spring 2011 - MWF, 11:15-12:15 - Location: Merrill Building 220

Class Files:

Chapter 1 Outline

Chapter 2 Glob
Strategy (ppt)

Chapter 2 Outline

Chapter 3 Outline

Chapter 4 Outline

Chapter 5 Outline

Chapter 6 Outline

Chapter 6s Outline

Chapter 7 Outline

Chapter 8 Outline

Chapter 9 Outline

Chapter 10 Outline

Chapter 11 Outline

Chapter 12 Outline

Chapter 13 Outline

Chapter 14 Outline

Chapter 15 Outline

Chapter 16 Outline

Chapter 1 - Prob 6-9

Chapter 4 - Test 1 Problem

Chapter 4 - Forecasting Problems

CBA 469 Business Policy and Strategy


Class Files:

469 Strategic Planning Model

469 Chapter 1

469 Chapter 2

469 Chapter 3

469 Chapter 4

469 Chapter 5

469 Chapter 6

469 Chapter 7

469 Chapter 8

469 Chapter 9

469 Chapter 10

469 Chapter 11

469 Chapter 12
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