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Indiana University Bloomington

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From 1960-2013, we prepared nearly 1,200 men and women
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Barbara Flynn

Contact Information

(317) 278-8586
bbflynn [at] iupui [dot] edu (E-mail)
Indianapolis, Room BS 4001

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  • Richard M. and Myra Louise Buskirk Professor of Manufacturing Management


  • Indianapolis


  • DBA, Indiana University, 1984
  • MBA, Marquette University, 1981
  • AB, Ripon College, 1974

Professional Experience

  • 2005 Sisel Fellow of Operations Management
  • 1999 Professor, Operations Management
  • 1998-2001 Area Coordinator, Operations Management and Quantitative Analysis
  • 1997-1998 Associate Professor (with tenure), Operations Management

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Sisel Fellow of Operations Management, Babcock Graduate School of Management, Wake Forest University
  • Distinguished Scholar Award, Academy of Management, Operations Management Division, 2005
  • Fellow, Decision Sciences Institute, installed 2002
  • 1999 Editor of the Year, Journal of Operations Management
  • Babcock Graduate School of Management summer research grant, 1998-2005

Professional Interests

Innovation Management, Just-in-time Manufacturing, Operations Strategy, Quality Management, World Class Manufacturing