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Last modified: Thursday, June 5, 2008

IU Kelley Professor Wins 2008 Literati Network Award

June 5, 2008

INDIANAPOLIS -- Prof. Roger W. Schmenner, Ph.D. and chief of staff for the Office of the Chancellor at IUPUI and best known for his expertise in the field of production, operations management and manufacturing logistics operations, was recently selected as Outstanding Paper Award Winner by the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2008.

Roger Schmenner

Roger Schmenner

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His article entitled, "Understanding Persistently Variable Performance in plants," which was published in the International Journal of Operations & Production in 2007 was chosen by the journal's editorial team of distinguished academics and managers. According to the journal, the editorial team considered Prof. Schmenner's article "one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2007."

A prolific author and theoretical solutions strategist, Schmenner has received multiple awards and honors for his expertise throughout his career, including Outstanding Faculty Award, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, Lilly Alumni Teaching Excellence Award (1991,1996, 1998, 1999, 2001), the Max Barney Executive Education Award, and as a consultant to more than 80 companies, industrial groups and numerous federal, state and local governments.

Schmenner earned both a doctorate and Master's in Philosophy from Yale University in 1973 and 1971, consecutively, and an Artium Baccalaureatus degree from Princeton in 1969.

About Kelley School of Business at Indianapolis

The IU Kelley School of Business has been a leader in American business education for more than 80 years. With an enrollment of more than 4,800 undergraduate and nearly 2,000 graduate students, it is among the premier business schools in the country. Kelley's Indianapolis campus, based at IUPUI, is home to the school's Evening MBA and Master of Science in Accounting programs and a full-time undergraduate program.