Faculty

Jim Robison, Ph.D

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Jim Robison, Ph.D., has over 30 years of operations management experience. Positions held include stock control manager, inventory manager, purchasing manager, materials manager, director of production control, and director of supply chain. He received a BS in Business Administration from San Jose State University, an MBA from Sonoma State University, and a DBA in Business and Technology Management from Golden Gate University. His master's thesis won the "best article of the year" when published in the Production and Inventory Management Journal and his doctoral dissertation was awarded the "best doctoral dissertation of the year" by the Production Operations Management Society.

Dr. Robison is a Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management, CFPIM, and is a past President of the Redwood Empire Chapter of APICS, the American Production and Inventory Control Society. He was awarded the Certified Purchasing Manager designation by the Institute for Supply Management and is currently pursuing certification by the Project Management Institute. He served in the United States Army Reserve, Field Artillery, for 22 years and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.