Stephen Goodman received both an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State University. In addition to his two graduate business degrees, Dr. Goodman holds undergraduate degrees in Electrical Engineering and Aeronautical Engineering. He has been a member of the UCF College of Business faculty since 1984. Prior to joining UCF, Dr. Goodman spent 12 years on the faculties of Ohio State University and Florida State University. Dr. Goodman’s teaching and research are concentrated in the areas of Quality Management, Production/Operations Management, Project Management, and Management Science. He is the author or co-author of more than 50 scholarly papers and articles in these areas, a co-author on two management textbooks, and a co-editor on a management readings book. In addition to his balance of teaching, research, and service work within the University, Dr. Goodman has maintained a strong involvement with the business community through a variety of consulting engagements. He has also contributed to his profession through many seminars and training courses for practitioners in the field of production/operations management. In addition to his academic credentials, Dr. Goodman achieved the distinction of being named a Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM) by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS).