Gorman*, Michael (University of Dayton)

Michael Gorman

Michael F Gorman
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-2130
United States

Phone: 9372292316
Email: michael.gorman@udayton.edu
URL: http://www2.udayton.edu/business/mis_om_and_decision_sciences/profiles/gorman_michael_f.php


Analytics: Where is it going; how can you leverage it?
The Analytics trend is helping leading companies extend their edge over competitors. What is this advantage, and how can your company leverage it?

Analytical Decision Making
All of us make decisions every day: Some big, some little. Sometimes we make the right decision; sometimes it turns out all wrong. This course isn't going to tell you the answer to the tough questions so many of us face. Rather, this course is about how to make good decisions and to evaluate the decision-making process. Because we make decisions every day, and these decisions literally alter the course of our lives, in a sense, there might be no more important subject!

Advanced Analytics with Microsoft Excel
The most ubiquitous analytics tool is Excel; are you using it to your full advantage? Tips and tricks helps get the most out of spreadsheets with the least effort.

Operations: Fundamental Truths
Business improvement programs are plenty; but what works, and what doesn't? This talk discusses the fundamental truths embedded in many of these programs that drive these benefits?

Persuasive Consulting
Analytical tools and business improvement methods are not enough to enact change. What are the key attributes of a change agent that enables such recommendations to be accepted, implemented, and continue?


  • BS Computer Science and Economics Xavier University
  • MS - Economics Indiana University
  • PhD - Business and Economics Indiana University

Michael F. Gorman is an Associate Professor at University of Dayton School of Business. Dr. Gorman has ten years of experience in the rail industry at BNSF Railway, and regularly consults for both shippers and carriers in transportation and logistics issues.
Dr. Gorman has published over twenty scholarly articles in journals as well as a number of general interest articles. He was a finalist in INFORMS Daniel Wagner Competition for Applied Research in 2005, and a semifinalist for the INFORMS Edelman Competition in 2008, and a finalist in the Edelman competition in 2009. He is currently the Deputy Editor of Interfaces and serves on the Editorial review board of Journal of Operations Management.