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Jim Patterson

James Patterson
Assistant Dean/Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

Management and Marketing
WIU QC Riverfront 207D
(309) 762-9481 Ext. 62256
JL-Patterson2@wiu.edu

Education

  • Ph.D.,Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University, 1999
  • M.B.A., Marketing Management, Western Michigan University, 1982
  • M.S., Systems Management, University of Southern California, 1979
  • B.S., Accounting, Western Kentucky University, 1973

Teaching Interests

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Warehousing Management

Research Interests

  • Supply Base Risk Management
  • Buyer-Supplier Relationships
  • Supplier Development
  • Commercial Negotiation Strategies
  • Cycle Time Reduction