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PhD, Industrial Engineering and Applied Behavioral Science, Northwestern University
MBA, Operations Research and Systems Analysis, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
BS, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
Competitive manufacturing management: Lean production, just-in-time,and related topics
Project and program management
Management of project management and PMO's
Knowledge management in projects
Interpersonal and group behavior inhigh-stress, isolated,and confined operating environments
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
American Production and Inventory Control Society
Association for Manufacturing Excellence
Experimental Aircraft Association
Institute of Industrial Engineers
Beta Gamma Sigma
Phi Beta Delta
- ISOM 337. Fundamentals of Lean Production
- ISOM 349. Project Management (undergraduate)
- ISOM 480. Introduction to Operations Management
ISOM 482. Lean Production: Concepts and Applications
ISOM 484. Project Management
ISOM 581. Global Operations Management
OPMG 601. Project Management (EMBA)
OPMG 332. Operations Management (undergraduate)
Nicholas, John, "An Integrated Lean-Methods Approach to Hospital Facilities Redesign." Hospital Topics (2012).
Jukic, N. & Nicholas, J. "A Framework for Collecting and Defining Requirements for Data Warehousing Projects." Journal of Computing and Information Technology (2011).
Nicholas, John, and Hidding, G.J. "Management Principles Associated with IT Project Success." International Journal of Management and Information Systems (2010).
Nicholas, John. & Johnson, H. "Case History: Quality Initiative in the Pathology Lab." OD Practitioner (2010).
Jukic, N. & Nicholas, J. "A Framework for Requirements Collection and Definition Process for Data Warehousing Proejcts."Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces, ITI 2010, (2010).187-192.
Nicholas, John. M. and Herman Stein, Project Management for Engineering, Business, and Technology (4th ed). Routledge (2012).
Nicholas, John. M. , Lean Production: A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices. , New York:CRC/Productivity Press (2010).
Nicholas, John. M. and Herman Stein, Project Management for Business, Engineering, and Techonology (3rd ed).Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann (2008).
Nicholas, John. M. and Avi Soni, The Portal to Lean Production: Principles and Practices for Doing More with Less. Auerbach Press (2006).
Nicholas, John. M. , Project Management for Business and Technology (Chinese edition, ). Tsingua University Press (2005).
Presentation of Refereed Papers
Hidding, Gezinus, and J. Nicholas. (2010). "Reducing Project Failures Through Value-Driven Change Leadership." Applied Business Research Conference of the Clute Institute, Orlando, Florida.
Hidding, Gezinus, and J. Nicholas. (2009). "Reducing Project Failures Through Value-Driven Change Leadership." Project Summit, Chicago, Illinois.