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Tony Polito, Associate Professor

Bate Building, College of Business, East Carolina University

Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management

3408 Bate Building, College of Business

East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858

Office Voice: 252.328.6569

Office EMail: PolitoA@ECU.Edu

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- - - Courses - - -

Omgt3123 - Operations & Supply Chain Management (East Carolina U.)
Omgt6213 - MBA Operations Management (East Carolina U.)Omgt3223 - Business Decision Modeling (East Carolina U.)
Omgt4493 - Management and Analysis of Quality (East Carolina U.)Omgt3023 - Management Science (East Carolina U.)
Omgt3123 - Operations & Supply Chain Management (Online) (East Carolina U.)
150:080 - Introduction to MIS (U. Northern Iowa)150:154 - Operations Management (U. Northern Iowa)
Mgmt351/3000 - Introduction to Management (U. Georgia)Mgmt320/4000 - Operations Management (U. Georgia)

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Economist Surveys Excellence v Equity (03.28.2015, Higher Education) • Goodbye to the Blues (03.01.2007, The American South) • Beyond the bubble (10.11.2003, Telecom) • Flying on one engine (09.18.2003, The World Economy) • Digital dilemmas (01.23.2003, The Internet Society) • Back to basics (05.07.2002, Management) • The next society (05.07.2002, The Near Future) • Untangling E-conomics (09.23.2000, The New Economy) • On the yellow brick road (09.09.1999, Twentieth Century) • Industry gets religion (02.20.1999, Innovation in Industry) • The world as a single machine (06.18.1998, Manufacturing) • Inside the knowledge factory (10.04.1997, The University) • A connected world (09.13.1997, Telecom) • In search of the perfect market (09.21.1997, Electronic Commerce) • The advice business (03.22.1997, Management Consultancy)

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Management Consulting AchieveGlobalAccenture (nee Andersen Consulting)Aon CorporationAndersen Worldwide (nee Arthur Andersen)Arthur D. LittleA. T. KearneyBain & CompanyBDO Seidman, LLPBearingPointBooz, Allen, & HamiltonBoston Consulting GroupCambridge SystematicsCap GeminiCBIZCSCDeloitte Touche TohmatsuDiamondCluster InternationalErnst & Young InternationalDevelopment Dimensions InternationalEdward DeBonoFind/SVPGrant ThorntonHammer & Co.Hay GroupHewitt AssociatesIntegral Performance GroupKPMGMcKinsey & CompanyMercerMilliman GlobalMonitorPersonnel Decisions InternationalPricewaterhouseCoopersRoland BergerTata Consultancy ServicesThe Adizes InstituteThe Forbes GroupThe Forum CorporationThe Gallup OrganizationToffler AssociatesTowers PerrinWatson Wyatt Worldwide

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Business & Management Academic/Practitioner Organizations Academy of ManagementAllied AcademiesAmerican Management AssociationAmerican Marketing AssociationAmerican Production and Inventory Control SocietyAmerican Society for Business and Behavioral SciencesAmerican Society for QualityAmerican Society for Training and DevelopmentAssociation of Management/International Association of ManagementConference BoardDecision Sciences InstituteEurOMA-European Operations Management AssociationInternational Society for the System SciencesInstitute for International EconomicsInstitute of Management and AdministrationInstitute for Supply Management (nee National Association of Purchasing Management)Project Management InstituteProject Management ForumProduction and Operations Management SocietyThe Society for Human Resource ManagementSociety of Manufacturing Engineers

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