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Brian O'Neil , Ph.D.

Distinguished Lecturer

Office Location: ROS-A180

Office Phone: 585-475-7784

Fax: 585-475-5975

Email:
boneil@saunders.rit.edu

Meet Brian


Office Hours & Staff Assistant Information

Staff Assistant: Karen St. George
Staff Assistant Phone: 585-475-6042
Education
  • Ph.D., Industrial Administration, Purdue University, 1971
  • M.S., Industrial Administration, Purdue University, 1968
  • B.S. (with honors), Industrial Engineering, Syracuse University, 1967
Experience
  • Distinguished Lecturer -- Rochester Institute of Technology, 2006-Present
  • Associate Dean & Director of Graduate Business Programs -- Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005-2007
  • Associate Dean, School of Business -- Clarkson University, 2003-2005
  • Director, Graduate Programs, School of Business -- Clarkson University, 1999-2003
  • Chair, Department of Management -- Clarkson University, 1992-1996
  • Professor -- Clarkson University, 1985-2005
  • Associate Professor -- Indiana University, 1979-1985
  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor -- University of Miami, 1971-1979
Expertise [expertise maps]
  • Logistics
Professional Memberships
  • Decision Sciences Institute
  • Production and Operation Management Society
  • The Council of Logistics Management
Awards
  • AACSB Sponsored Study Tour - Japan, AACSB, 2000
  • School of Business Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Clarkson University, 1997
  • MBA Best Teaching Award, Clarkson University, 1994
  • Outstanding Advising Award, Clarkson University, 1993
  • Student Life Award, Clarkson University, 1990
  • Personal Computer Curriculum Development Award, Clarkson University, 1989
  • Personal Computer Curriculum Development Award, Clarkson University, 1987
  • MBA Teaching Excellence Award, Indiana University, 1980
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Miami, 1979
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Miami, 1976
  • Tau Beta Pi Honor Society,
  • Alpha Pi Mu Honor Society,
  • Pi Mu Epsilon Honor Society,
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society,
Research

Research Interests & Research in Progress

  • Applied Quantitative Methods in Operations Management
  • Development of Overall Logistics/Supply Chain Systems

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Journal of Executive Education -- Executive MBA Capstone Projects at RIT Saunders College of Business, with Robert Boehner, 79-111, May, 2011
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Journal of Executive Education -- Executive MBA Capstone Projects at RIT Saunders College of Business, with Robert Boehner, 79-111, May, 2011
  • Discipline-based Scholarship, Secondary Author, The CPA Journal -- Revitalizing U.S. Manufacturing:The Role of Tax Policy, with William Evans, William Stevenson, June, 2010
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management -- Strategic Assessment of the Supply Chain Interface: A Beverage Industry Case Study, with M. Bommer, 2001
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice -- A Methodology for Optimizing Selling Time of Salespersons, with M. Bommer, B. Sethna, September, 1994
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, The Logistics and Transportation Review -- Strategically Managing the Logistics Function, 1991
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Journal of Business Logistics -- An Operational Procedure for Prioritizing Customer Service Elements, with J. Iveson, 1991
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Transportation Journal -- Account Servicing Time Standards for Store-Door Distribution Systems, with M. Bommer, K. Sliva, 1989
  • Equal Author, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Materials Management -- Computer-Assisted Vehicle Routing Systems, with M. Bommer, 1989
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, The Logistics and Transportation Review -- Analysis of Alternative Distribution Strategies, with M. Bommer, 1988
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, The Logistics and Transportation Review -- Information - A Viable Substitute for Inventory, March, 1986
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, The Logistics and Transportation Review -- Direct Store Delivery Distribution - An Evaluation, March, 1984
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Journal of Economic Development -- Market Oriented Training: The Case of INACAP in Chile, with V. Childers, December, 1982
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, The Journal of Business Logistics -- A Liquidation Decision Model for Excess Inventories, with G. Fahling, October, 1982
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, The Logistics and Transportation Review -- A Financial Overview of the U.S. Trucking Industry, with M. Ledford, July, 1980
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Materials Management -- Matheson Foods: Logistics at the Zatega Division, November, 1979
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, The Logistics and Transportation Review -- The Multiple Vehicle Routing Problem, with D.C. Whybark, July, 1975

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, 11th Annual Conference on the Adirondacks, Adirondack Research Consortium -- Impact of Canadian Firm Decision-Making on Economic Development Policy, with P. Gandhi, W. Glass, May 26, 2004
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, 15th Annual NASBITE International Conference -- What is Happening in International Currencies, with P. Gandhi, W. Glass, April, 2003
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, International Business & Economics Research Conference -- Recruitment of Students/Faculty from China, with P. Gandhi, W. Glass, October, 2001
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, Association of Marketing Theory and Practice -- Customizing a Pro-Active Sales/Service Strategy, with M. Bommer, April, 1999
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Association of Marketing Theory and Practice -- Managing Supply Chain Transactions: A Case Study in the Beverage Industry, with M. Bommer, Shad Treat, March, 1998
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, 1992 National Decision Sciences Meeting -- A Methodology for Optimizing Selling Time of Salespersons, with M. Bommer, B. Sethna, 1992
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, 1990 National Decision Sciences Meeting -- Strategically Managing the Logistics Function, with Jon Iveson, 1990
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, 1989 National Decision Sciences Meeting -- Integrating the Logistics Function for a Competitive Advantage: A Case Study Approach, with Jon Iveson, 1989
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, 1988 National Decision Sciences Meeting -- Developing Productivity Standards in a Physical Distribution System, with M. Bommer, 1988
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, 1987 National Decision Sciences Meeting -- Analysis of Alternative Distribution Strategies, with M. Bommer, 1987
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, 1986 National Decision Sciences Meeting -- Computer Based Truck Routing Systems - An Evaluation, with M. Bommer, 1986
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, 1983 NPCDM Meeting -- Using DRP to Replace Inventories, with D.C. Whybark, 1983
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, 1983 National Decision Sciences Meeting -- An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Distribution Management, with R. Jacobs, 1983
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, 1982 National Decision Sciences Meeting -- Transferring Managerial Technology Through Short Term Training Programs, with V. Childers, 1982
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, 1982 National Decision Sciences Meeting -- A Decision Support System for Direct Store Delivery, with J. Hoffer, 1982
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, 1976 Annual Meeting of TIMS -- An Inventory Simulation: the United States Army Class IX Inventory, with M. Golden, C. Orndorff, 1976
  • Contributions to Practice, Equal Author, 1974 Annual Meeting of TIMS -- Generic Models of Transportation Planning, with A.J. Catanese, D.H. Hinds, 1974
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, 1974 Annual Meeting of TIMS -- Prior Notice in Mail Surveys: Letters vs. Post Cards, with R.L. Schumacker, 1974
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, First Latin American Transportation Seminar -- Metadogia Del Planeamiento (Planning Methodology), 1974
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, First Latin American Transportation Seminar -- Movilizacion de Bienes (Goods Movement), 1974
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, 1973 Annual Meeting of the NCPDM -- The Status of Logistics Research, 1973
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, 1972 Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences -- A Model for Allocating Transit Improvement Funds, with R. Tober, 1972
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, 1972 Annual Meeting of the National Council of Physical Distribution Management -- High Volume Shipments: What's Being Done, 1972

Books (including Instructional Textbooks)

  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, -- Motor Carrier Regulations: A Review and Evaluation of Three Major Current Regulatory Issues Relating to the Interstate Common Carrier Trucking Industry, with N. Glakowsky, D. Hudson, 1976

Other

  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Beverage World -- Fishing Where the Fish Are!, with M. Bommer, November, 1994
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Beverage World -- Soft Drink Reroutes in Distribution, with K. Meegan, October, 1987
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Beverage World -- Beer Market Shifts Distribution Gears, with K. Meegan, September, 1987
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, Beverage World -- The Distribution Change Reaction, August, 1987
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, Beverage World -- BW Study Analyzes Beer Distribution, December, 1983
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, Beverage World -- BW Study Examines Best Route for Soft Drinks, November, 1983
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, Beverage World -- BW Study Examines Distribution Management, October, 1983
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Handbook of Operations Research -- Transportation Systems, with A. Catanese, D. Hinds, 1978
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, Urban Transportation in South Florida -- Urban Goods Movement Solutions, February, 1974
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Transportation and Distribution Management -- PDM and Ph.D.: The Research Gap, with D. Hinds, November, 1973
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, Perspectives in Logistics Research -- University Research Update: What's Being Done in Physical Distribution, 1973
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Working Paper, HBS 72-22 -- Solving Multiple Vehicle Routing Problems with Vehicle Capacity Restrictions, with D.C. Whybark, 1973
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Transportation and Distribution Management -- Membership Comparison of AST&T and NCPDM, with R. Schumacker, November, 1972
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, The Logistics Spectrum: Current Development in Research and Teaching -- Research - What's Needed in Physical Distribution, October, 1972
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Transportation and Distribution Management -- A Traffic and Distribution Managers' Salary Survey, with R. Schumacker, October, 1972
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Sole Author, Computer Augmented Cases in Operations and Logistics Management -- Mid-America Bakeries, 1972
  • Learning and Pedagogical Research, Equal Author, Logistics Education: Curriculum Design and Teaching Technology -- Bridging the Gulf Between Logistics Research and Practice, A Proposal, with R. Schumacker, October, 1971

Consulting

  • Global Supply Chain Management Executive Seminar, Clarkson University, , 2001 - 2001
  • Engineering and Manufacturing Management Graduate Program, Clarkson University, Summer program; taught Operations Research, Engineering Economics, Global Supply Chain, and Global Business Strategies, 1995 - 2004
  • Engineering and Manufacturing Management Graduate Program, Clarkson University, Summer program; taught Operations Research, Engineering Economics, Global Supply Chain, and Global Business Strategies, 1989 - 1991
  • Management in Action Seminar Series, Indiana University, Taught Operations Management, 1982 - 1985
  • Financial Management for Transit, Indiana University, Taught Inventory Management, 1982 - 1985
  • Indiana University Executive Program, Indiana University, Taught Operations Management, 1982 - 1985
  • INCAE (Instituto Centroamericano de Administracion de Empresas), Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Taught Operations Management, 1979 - 1985
  • Anheuser-Busch - Management Development Staff, United States, Nation-wide seminars on Alternative Sales/Distribution Systems, 1979 - 1995
  • Pepsi Cola - Management Development Staff, U.S.A., Mexico, Thailand, Germany, Venezuela, Italy, England, Argentina, Seminars on Alternative Sales/Distribution Systems, 1977 - 1987
  • University of Miami Executive MBA Program, Bahamas, Miami, Classes in Statistics and Operations Management, 1976 - 1979
  • OAS, Guatemala, Ecuador, Seminars on Transportation Systems, 1974 - 1976
  • Various Companies, , Seminars on Operations Management and Logistics. Companies include Ryder Systems, Eastern Airlines, Digital Equipment, Arrow Schweber, United Way, and Wyeth Labs., 1973 - Ongoing