Fariborz Partovi

Fariborz Partovi

Areas of Expertise

  • Manufacturing Technology Development
  • Quality Implementation
  • Quality Management
  • Service Management
  • Six-Sigma

Selected Works

Articles

Partovi, F. Y., A model for the efficient assigment of emergency response employees. International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management 10 (Jan 2015): 33-40.

Partovi, F. Y., Selecting a fuel-efficient vehicle using data envelopment analysis. Journal of Business & Economics Studies 19 (Oct 2014): 74-91.

Partovi, F. Y., and Kim, Rebecca, Selecting a fuel-efficient vehicle using data envelopment analysis. Journal of Business & Economics Studies 19 (Fall 2014): 54-71.

Partovi, F. Y., Selecting Suppliers for a Long-term Relationship. International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management 8 (May 2013): 109-116.

Partovi, F. Y., Corporate Philanthropic Selection Using Data Envelopment Analysis. OMEGA 39 (Mar 2011): 523-537.

Kathuria, Ravi, Partovi, F. Y., and Greenhaus, Jeffrey, Leadership Practices, Competitive Priorities, and Manufacturing Group Performance. International Journal of Operations and Production 30 (Oct 2010): 1080-1105.

Partovi, F. Y., An Analytic Model of Process Choice in the Chemical Industry. International Journal of Production Economics 105 (Dec 2007): 213-227.

Partovi, F. Y., An Analytic model for locating facilities strategically. OMEGA 34 (Dec 2006): 41-55.

Kathuria, R., and Partovi, F. Y., Aligning Work Force Management Practices with Competitive Priorities and Process Technology: A Conceptual Examination. The Journal of High Technology Management Research 11 (Sep 2003):

Partovi, F. Y., Withers, B. E., and Brafford, J. E., How Tompkins Rubber Company used Analytic Hierarchy process to Enhance ISO 9000 Related Decision Making. Production and Inventory Management Journal 41 (Sep 2002):

Partovi, F. Y., and Corredoira, Rafael, A Quality Function Deployment for the Good of Soccer. European Journal of Operational Research 137 (Sep 2002): 642-656.

Partovi, F. Y., An Analytic Model to Quantify Strategic Service Vision. International Journal of Service Industry Management 12 (Sep 2001): 476-499.

Partovi, F. Y., and Anandarajan, Murugan, Classifying Inventory Using an Artificial Neural Network Approach. Journal of Interactive Marketing 41 (Jan 2000): 389-404.

Kathuria, R., and Partovi, F. Y., Work Force Management Practices for Manufacturing Flexibility. Journal of Operations Management 18 (Sep 1999):

Partovi, F. Y., A Quality Function Deployment Approach to Strategic Capital Budgeting. The Engineering Economist 44 (Jan 1999):

Partovi, F. Y., and Epperly, J. M., A Quality Function Deployment Approach to Task Organization in Peacekeeping Force Design. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 33 (Jan 1999):

Foulds, L. R., and Partovi, F. Y., Integrating the Analytic Hierarchy Process and Graph Theory to Model Facilities Layout. Annals of Operations Research 82 (Jan 1998): 435-451.

Partovi, F. Y., A knowledge Based Approach to the Faculty-course Assignment Problem. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 29 (Jan 1996): 245-256.

Partovi, F. Y., Determining What to Benchmark: An Analytical Hierarchy Process Approach. International Journal of Operations & Production Management 14 (Jan 1994): 25-39.

Partovi, F. Y., and Hopton, W E., The Analytic Hierarchy as Applied to Two Types of Inventory Problems. Production and Inventory Management Journal 35 (Jan 1994): 13-19.

Partovi, F. Y., Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process for ABC Analysis. International Journal of Operations & Production Management 13 (Jan 1993): 29-44.

Partovi, F. Y., and Burton, Jonathan S., Timing of Monitoring and Control of CPM Projects. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 40 (Jan 1993): 1-8.

Partovi, F. Y., An Analytical Hierarchy Approach to Facility Layout. Computers and Industrial Engineering 22 (Jan 1992): 447-457.

Partovi, F. Y., A knowledge Based Decision Support System for Project Management. Computers & Operations Research 19 (Jan 1992): 321-334.

Partovi, F. Y., An Analytic Hierarchy Approach to Activity-Based Costing. International Journal of Production Economics 22 (Jan 1991): 151-161.

Partovi, F. Y., Application of Analytical Hierarchy Process in Operation Management. International Journal of Operations & Production Management 10 (Jan 1990): 5-23.

Partovi, F. Y., Integrating Manufacturing Strategy and Technology Choice. European Journal of Operational Research 47 (Jan 1990): 214-224.

Arinze, Orakwue B., and Partovi, F. Y., A Knowledge Based Method for Designing Precedence Networks and Performing Job Allocation in Line balancing. Computers and Industrial Engineering 18 (Jan 1990): 351-364.

Partovi, F. Y., Productivity Measurement in the Manufacturing Sector of Iran. (Jan 1990):

Chapters

Partovi, F. Y., “A Strategic Evaluation Methodology for Manufacturing Technology.” Selection and Evaluation of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Ed. M. J. Liberatore. New York: Springer-Verlag, (1990): 139-162.

Grants

Integrated Performance Based Design for Sustainable Cities of the 21st Century (National Science Foundation (NSF)) $15,750,000 May 2007.

Presented Research

Partovi, F. Y., and Ping, Yanni, Investing Disaster Preparedness: Analytical Network Process Approach, North East Decision Science Institute: Alexandria, VI, (May 2016):

Partovi, F. Y., Diet Problem Revisited, Production and Operations Management: orlando, FL, (May 2016):

Partovi, F. Y., Determining When to have a Vacation, North East Decision Science Institute: Cambridge, MA, (Mar 2015):

Partovi, F. Y., Assigning employees of a utility Company for em…, North east Decision science Institute: Philadelphia, PA, (Mar 2014):

Partovi, F. Y., Service Recovery an Analytic Network Process Ap…, (Oct 2013):

Partovi, F. Y., Improving The Sales Process Using QFD, (Nov 2012):

Partovi, F. Y., Selecting a Sustainable Vihecle Using TOPSIS, North East Decision Science Institute: Newport, RI, (Mar 2012):

Partovi, F. Y., Integrating Quality Function Deployment and Anayltic Network Process, 10th International Symposium on the Analytic Hierarchy Process: Pittsburgh, (Aug 2009):

Anandarajan, Murugan, and Partovi, F. Y., Using Artificial Neural Networks Learning Algorithms for ABC Classification, Decision Science Institute: San Francisco, California, (Nov 2001):

Andrew, Allen, Ebrahimpour, M, Partovi, F. Y., and Withers, B. E., ISO 9000 Implementation in Iran and Europe: Two Worlds in a Global Market, NEDSI Conference: Pittsburgh, PA, (Mar 2001):

Partovi, F. Y., An Analytic Model to Quantify Strategic Service Vision, NEDSI Conference: Pittsburgh, PA, (Mar 2001):

Proceedings

Partovi, F. Y., Assigning employees of a utility company for emergency response, North east Decision science Institute Jan 2014. North east Decision science Institute (Mar 2014):

Partovi, F. Y., and Conway, Cynthia, Improving the Sales Process using QFD, Decision Science Institute Annual Conference 2112 San Francisco California Nov 00-1. (Nov 2012):

Partovi, F. Y., Supplier Selection Strategically, Decision Science Institute Jul 2010. DSI Annual Conference (Nov 2010):

Partovi, F. Y., Choosing a Partner Highschool Using Data Envelopment Analysis, Decision Science Institute Jul 2009. (Oct 2009):

Partovi, F. Y., Integrating Qulality Management and Supply Chain, 20th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society 2009 Jan 2008. (May 2009):

Partovi, F. Y., Are Higher Salaries in NBA Correlatres with a Better Playoff Seed?, Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2009 Feb 2009. (Apr 2009):

Partovi, F. Y., and Liu, Xiangrong, A Collaborative Contract to Maintain Long-term Relationship and Quality Improvement in Supply Chain, The Fourth IEEE Conference on Service Systems and Service Management Feb 2007. (Jul 2007):

Partovi, F. Y., and Mokhashi, K, Maximizing Customer Lifetime Value from an Operations Perspective, Proceedings of the North East Decision Sciences Institute Jan 2007. (Mar 2007):

Partovi, F. Y., Enhancing the Sales Process for a Leading Wealth Management Firm, Proceedings of the North East Decision Sciences Institute Mar 2007. (Mar 2007):

Partovi, F. Y., Using Quality Function Deployment in Strategic Capital Budgeting Decisions, Proceedings of the North East Decision Sciences Institute Jan 2007. (Mar 2007):

Partovi, F. Y., and Liu, Xiangrong, DEA Models for Selection and Negotiation of Purchasing Bids Coordinating Between Suppliers and Buyer, Proceedings of the North East Decision Sciences Institute Jan 2007. (Mar 2007):

Partovi, F. Y., Human Resource Planning using Quality Function Deployment, Decision Sciences Institute Northeast Region Nov 00-1. (Apr 2006):

Partovi, F. Y., Capital Investment Strategies in Health Care System, Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Mar 2005. (Nov 2005):

Partovi, F. Y., The Role of Manufacturing Leadership in Pursuit of Competition Priorities, Decision Sciences Institute Northeast Region Nov 00-1. (Apr 2005):

Partovi, F. Y., Capital Resource Allocation in Hospitals, Decision Sciences Institute Nov 00-1. (Nov 2004):

Education

BE Electrical Engineering - Oregon State University 1972
MS Industrial and Systems Engineering - Georgia Institute of Technology 1974
PhD Managerial Science - Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Philadelpia, PA USA 1988

Awards

2007 Runner-up for best theoretical paper (Northeast Decision Sciences Institute)
2007 Outstanding Online Instructor (Drexel University)
2007 Research Fellow (LeBow College of Business)
2007 Excellence in Teaching Award DuPont MBA Cohot VI (LeBow College of Business)
2004 Best Paper Award (North East Decision Science Institute)
2003 Excelling in Research Award (LeBow College of Business)
2002 Best Paper Award (Northeast Region of the Decision Sciences Institute)
1995 Award for best Paper published in International Journal of Operations and Production Management (MCB University Press)
1993 Best Paper Award (North East Decision Science Institute)
1991 Research Scholar Award (Drexel University)