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Jay Nathan, Ph.D

Professor
Management
PhD, Business Strategy, University of Cincinnati
MBA, International Business, University of Cincinnati
ME, Industrial Systems (Operations Management), University of Florida
Fulbright Scholar to Thailand, Poland, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia Honorable Professor of Karaganda University of Economics, Kazakhstan PhD advisor, Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan Editor, Journal of Global Awareness Dr. Jay Nathan has earned MBA and PhD degrees from the University of Cincinnati; he has been teaching as a full time faculty at St. John’s University since 1993; previously, he was a tenured faculty at the Kania School of Management at the University of Scranton, having taught there for ten years. In addition to his full-time teaching of more than thirty-five years, Dr. Nathan has done research and worked in business for several years, before becoming a professor of management, in multinational corporations with responsibilities for corporate strategy and planning, forecasting and quality management for both United States and International markets. Author/co-author of several books and has published more than one-hundred articles in peer-reviewed journals and proceedings. His peer-reviewed articles include top-tier journals. His recent research book is on Kazakhstan’s New Economy, Post-Soviet, Central Asian Industries in a Global Era, published by the University of Scranton Press, distributed by the University of Chicago Press in December of 2012. He also has a book chapter in Doing Business with Kazakhstan, published by Kogan Page, London, in 2004. Since 2005, Dr. Nathan has been serving as PhD adviser to the Eurasian National University of the Republic of Kazakhstan; in addition, he has been appointed as an external examiner for a PhD thesis by the Hong Kong Baptist University. Dr. Nathan has lectured under various fellowships. grants and sponsorships in Japan, Brazil, New Zealand, England, France, India, Finland, Germany, Singapore, Sweden, Australia, Malaysia, Italy, Russia, Nepal, South Africa, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, and Lithuania. Dr. Nathan has been on the editorial boards of several academic journals, practitioner boards, and continues to review manuscripts for international management, strategic and operations management divisions of the Academy of Management and supply chain management journals. In 2009, the Peter J. Tobin College of Business Alumni Association honored Dr. Nathan as one of the outstanding business professors of St. John’s University. At the University of Scranton, Dr. Nathan was honored for excellence in teaching, research, and service; there, he also received several Ben Franklin Research Grants. He was elected to Sigma Iota Epsilon, Pi Sigma Epsilon, and Beta Gamma Sigma honor societies. Dr. Nathan is passionate about business education and contextualizing his international travel experiences to teaching, service and research in various business decisions, management strategies, international business, human resource capacity and economic developments.

Teaching Interests

Business Strategy & Policy, International Business, Operations and Supply Chain Management.

Research Interests

Country Studies, Value Chains in Major Industries.

Courses Taught

MGT
631
LEADING MODERN ORGANIZATIONS
MGT
3325
MANAGEMENT OF OPERATIONS
MGT
4329
MANAGERIAL STRATEGY AND POLICY
MGT
4338
INTERNATIONAL MGT & OPERATIONS

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Journal Articles

Nathan, J. (2012). Kazakhstan: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Domestic Business Development. Emerging Markets in Asia.

Cahani, M., and Nathan, J. (2012). The Republic of Kosovo: Surviving, Sustaining and Succeeding in the Balkan Peninsula. Journal of Global Awareness. vol. 12, pp. 49-58.

Nathan, J. (2008). Kazakhstan's Oil Supply Chain Management Challenges. Review Of Business.

Nathan, J. (2004). A Historical Perspective on the Value-Paradoxes in Kazakhstan. Journal of Global Awareness. vol. 5, pp. 49-53.

Nathan, J. (2003). Why Trade Openness Matters. Executive Analytical Review. pp. 30-31.

Nathan, J., and Lawson, S. (2002). Zulu Management: Interactive, Reflective and Collective. Journal of Global Awareness. vol. 3, pp. 152-159.

Nathan, J., and Venkataraman, R. (1999). Effect of Forecast Errors on Rolling Horizon Master Production Schedule Cost Performance for Various Replanning Intervals. International Journal Of Operations And Production Management. vol. 10, pp. 682-689.

Nathan, J., and Trinkaus, J. (1997). Acetaminophen (Tylenol): Johnson & Johnson and Consumer Safety. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. vol. 25, pp. 49-57.

Nathan, J. (1994). Master Production Scheduling for a Process Industry Environment: A Case Study. International Journal Of Operations And Production Management. vol. 14, pp. 44-53.

Books

Nathan, J. (2014). Kazakhstan's New Economy, Nomads and Eagle Hunters Meet Modern Management Tools and Technologies. Linden and Monroe Street, Scranton, PA 18510: University of Scranton Press (University of Chicago Press Distribution). vol. Hardcover, pp. 281.

Nathan, J. (1998). Teaching Notes with Diskette for Cases in Total Quality Management. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western College Publishing Co.. pp. 160.

Nathan, J. (1998). Cases in Total Quality Management. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western College Publishing Co.. pp. 250.

Nathan, J. (1995). Process Improvement Essentials for Small Business, Co-author. American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS). pp. 180.

Nathan, J. (1994). Physical Distribution Management (Logistics Management) In Lithuanian. Lithuania: Vilnius Business School. pp. 190.

Nathan, J. (1994). Inventory Essentials for Small Business, Co-author. Falls Church, VA: APICS, The Educational Society for Resource Management. pp. 190.

Nathan, J. (1994). Cases and Readings in Production and Operations Management, Co-author with Joseph Latona (equal contribution). New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. pp. 270.

Book Chapters

Nathan, J. (2004). Food and Beverages: Outlook, Issues and Trends in Kazakhstan. In: Doing Business with Kazakhstan, 3rd Edition, Kogan Page, London. London, United Kingdom: Kogan Page Ltd. pp. 116-125.

Keywords: 
Global Supply Chains
International Business
Management & Country Strategies
Leadership & Innovation
Creativity & Design