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Dr Alan Russell Cannon

[Dr Alan R Cannon]

Associate Professor, Information Systems and Operations Management
Last Updated: February 12, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Operations Management Operations Strategy Strategic Management Research Methods

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Statistics Operations Management

Biography

Biography

Alan Cannon is an Associate Professor of Operations Management and Statistics. He holds an MBA and a PhD in Industrial Management from Clemson University. His research has been published in, among others, the Journal of Operations Management, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management and Organizational Research Methods. Prior to entering academia he worked in journalism and in precision manufacturing.

Education

Education

    • 1999 PhD in Industrial Management
      Clemson University, 1999
    • 1999 PhD in Industrial Management
      Clemson University, 1999
    • 1995 MBA in Business Administration
      Clemson University, 1995
    • 1995 MBA in Business Administration
      Clemson University, 1995
    • 1984 BA in Political Science
      Clemson University, 1984
    • 1984 BA in Political Science
      Clemson University, 1984

Memberships

    • Nov 1998 to Present Decision Sciences Institute

Publications

Presentations

    • November  2018
      Cannon, AlanR, St. John, CaronH. (Author), "Learning by Leaning? The Relationship Between Inventory Leanness and R&D Productivity", Decision Sciences Institute, Chicago, IL. (November 26, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Cannon, AlanR, Whiteside, MaryM, Eakin, MarkE, "Online Education Standards: Are They Really Best Practices?", Chicago, IL. (November 26, 2018).
    • November  2017
      Cannon, AlanR, "Exploring the Operations-Finance Interface", Washington, D.C.. (November 20, 2017).
    • November  2016
      Cannon, AlanR., St. John, CaronH., "Cognitive Biases in Inventory Self-Reports", Austin. (November 21, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Cannon, AlanR., Nerur, Sridhar, "Power Across the Disciplines: Sifting Through the Conversation(s)", Austin. (November 21, 2016).
    • November  2015
      Cannon, AlanR, Nerur, SridharP, "Organizational Power Across the Disciplines: A Text-Analytic Exploration", Seattle. (November 22, 2015).
    •  2012
      Cannon, AlanR, Carol Cagle, "Excess Capacity and Wealth Consequences". ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Cannon, AlanR, Hui-Chuan Chen , Edmund Prater, "Perceived and Actual Performance of U.S. Long-Term Care Facilities". ( , 2012).
    •  2011
      Cannon, AlanR, Nerur, SridharP, "The Next Big Idea in Service Operations? What Does the Literature Say?". ( , 2011).

Courses

      • BSTAT 3321-004 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BSTAT 3321-008 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 3322-002 BUSINESS STATISTICS II
        (Course Id: 101002)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 4314-001 SERVICE OPERATIONS
        (Course Id: 112326)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 3322-002 BUSINESS STATISTICS II
        (Course Id: 101002)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • UNIV-BU 1101-005 CAREER PREP & STUDENT SUCCESS
        (Course Id: 113583)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BSTAT 5301-001 FOUNDATIONS OF ANALYTICS
        (Course Id: 101015)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HCAD 5377-040 HEALTH CARE QUAL ASSESS
        (Course Id: 111880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 6392-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OPMA
        (Topic: Seminar in Operations Strategy | Course Id: 111745)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 5325-001 ADVANCED METHODS FOR ANALYTICS
        (Course Id: 101018)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 5301-001 FOUNDATIONS OF ANALYTICS
        (Course Id: 101015)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 3321-001 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 3321-004 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BSTAT 3322-002 BUSINESS STATISTICS II
        (Course Id: 101002)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BSTAT 5301-020 FOUNDATIONS OF ANALYTICS
        (Course Id: 101015)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • HCAD 5377-050 HEALTH CARE QUAL ASSESS
        (Course Id: 111880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5367-001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101173)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 4307-001 QUALITY PLANNING AND ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 101109)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 3322-002 BUSINESS STATISTICS II
        (Course Id: 101002)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • HCAD 5377-040 HEALTH CARE QUAL ASSESS
        (Course Id: 111880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 5325-1
        Summer - 2018
      • BSTAT 5325-20
        Summer - 2018
      • OPMA 3306-1
        Summer - 2018
      • BSTAT 5325-001 ADVANCED METHODS FOR ANALYTICS
        (Course Id: 101018)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 5325-020 ADVANCED METHODS FOR ANALYTICS
        (Course Id: 101018)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 3321-003 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 3321-004 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 3321-006 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • HCAD 5377-050 HEALTH CARE QUAL ASSESS
        (Course Id: 111880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • HCAD 5315-040 HCAD STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 111409)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • HCAD 5377-040 HEALTH CARE QUAL ASSESS
        (Course Id: 111880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BSTAT 5325-020 ADVANCED STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 101018)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2017
      • BSTAT 5315-050 HCAD STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 111409)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • OPMA 5377-050 HEALTH CARE QUAL ASSESS
        (Course Id: 111880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2017
      • BSTAT 3322-002 BUSINESS STATISTICS II
        (Course Id: 101002)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BSTAT 5315-040 HCAD STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 111409)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • OPMA 5377-040 HEALTH CARE QUAL ASSESS
        (Course Id: 111880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BSTAT 5325-020 ADVANCED STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 101018)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • BSTAT 3321-001 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2016
      • BSTAT 3321-003 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • BSTAT 5315-050 HCAD STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 111409)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • OPMA 5377-050 HEALTH CARE QUAL ASSESS
        (Course Id: 111880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2016
      • OPMA 5367-001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101173)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • OPMA 4307-001 QUALITY PLANNING AND ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 101109)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BSAD 6399-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BSTAT 5315-040 HCAD STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 111409)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • OPMA 5377-040 HEALTH CARE QUAL ASSESS
        (Course Id: 111880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • OPMA 3306-003 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • OPMA 5361-020 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BSTAT 5325-020 ADVANCED STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 101018)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2015
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • OPMA 5361-080 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • BSTAT 3321-008 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 100893)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BSAD 6399-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BSTAT 5315-050 HCAD STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 111409)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2015
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • OPMA 5361-002 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BSAD 6399-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • OPMA 6399-062 DISSERTATION. 3 Hours
        Fall - 2014
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • OPMA 3306-003 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • OPMA 5361-020 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2014
      • BSAD 6699-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2014
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • OPMA 5367-001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101173)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • OPMA 4307-001 QUALITY PLANNING AND ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 101109)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BSTAT 5315-040 HCAD STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 111409)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 5361-020 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 6392-001 Special Topics in OPMA
        (Course Id: 111745)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BSTAT 5325-030 ADVANCED STATISTICAL METHODS
        (Course Id: 101018)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2013
      • BSAD 6399-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2013
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 5361-030 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 5367-001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101173)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 4307-001 QUALITY PLANNING AND ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 101109)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5361-002 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2012
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2012
      • OPMA 3306-006 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5361-003 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BSAD 7399-062 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 6371-001 INTEG OPS STRATEGY & RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 101179)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BSAD 6399-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2011
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • BSAD 6699-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BSAD 6999-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100882)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2011
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 3308-001 OPERATIONS PLANNING & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 101162)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5363-001 OPERATIONS PLANNING & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 101170)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BSAD 6699-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BSAD 6999-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100882)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 3310-001 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101163)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2010
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • OPMA 6380-001 RESEARCH IN OPERATIONS MGMT
        (Course Id: 101142)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • BSAD 6999-062 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100882)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 3306-007 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 3306-007 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Sept 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      HCAD Graduate Studies Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      Assurance of Learning Committee
    • Jan 2019 to  Aug 2019 University Senate Service
      Faculty Senate
    • Sept 2010 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Rules and Elections

Service to the Profession

    • Apr 2019 to  May 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Operations Management
    • Jan 2019 to  Feb 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      International Journal of Production Research
    • Aug 2018 to  Aug 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Operations Management Research