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Dr. Richard  Cobb

Dr. Richard Cobb

Department of Management and Marketing
Office Number: Merrill Building 216
Office Phone: 256-782-5503
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Dr. Richard Cobb, Dr. Cobb earned his Ph.D. in Management Science/Operations Research from the University of Alabama,his Masters from Jacksonville State University, and his BS from Auburn University. During his tenure at Jacksonville State, Dr. Cobb has taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses in Production/Operations Management, Strategic Planning, Business Decision Making, and Simulation Modeling. He has conducted numerous courses and workshops in the areas of Total Quality Management, Supervisor Training, and Middle Management Training for both government and private organizations. His main research interest are in the areas of Strategic Planning and Production and Operations Management. The focus of his research is the air transportation sector. He has recent publications in The Journal of Air Transportation, The Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, The Academy of Strategic Management Journal, The Journal of Business, Industry, and Economics, Quality Progress, The Journal of Air Transport Mangement, and Simulation. Dr. Cobb is a member of The Institute for Operations Research/Management Science, the Society for Computer Simulation, and Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society. He has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching, service, and research. He has worked with local affiliate organization of APICS, The Alabama Personnel Management Association, and the Anniston Area Mangement Association. He has worked with The Anniston Army Depot, Allied Signal, Department of Defense, and Honeywell.

Office Hours:

Office Hours by appointment  

Class Information:

BA 545 Quantitative Methods for Business Decision Making Fall14


Class Files:

Syllabus BA 545 (doc)

CBA 469 Business Policy and Strategy

TTH 9:15-10:45

Class Files:

469 Fall15 Syllabus Intro (doc)469 Format guidelines for written assignments (docx)469 Sp 15 Ch 4 Slides (pptx)469 SP15 Ch 2 slides (ppt)469 Sp15 Ch 5 slides (pptx)469 Sp15 Ch1 Slides Intro (ppt)469 SP15 Ch10 slides (pptx)469 Sp15 Ch11 slides (pptx)469 Sp15 Ch12 slides (pptx)469 Sp15 Ch3 slides (pptx)469 Sp15 Ch6 slides (pptx)469 SP15 Ch7 slides (pptx)469 Sp15 Ch8 slides (pptx)469 Sp15 Ch9 slides (pptx)469 Strategic Planning Model (ppt)

Management Seminar MGT 491

14:30 - 16:00 TT

Class Files:

Syllabus MGT 491 (doc)
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