Professor
Department of Information Technology & Decision Sciences

Ali Ardalan

2056 Constant Hall
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Business Administration, The University of Arizona, (1983)

M.B.A. in , The University of Arizona, (1979)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Rabadi, G. and Ardalan, A. "A Simulation-based Cost Modeling for Assembly Flow Shop Just-In-Time Problems" $11000. Old Dominion University. May 2005 - August 2005

Expertise

Business
Production and operations management

Research Interests

Just-In-Time production systems, inventory management, simulation, scheduling

Articles

Ardalan, A., Ardalan, R. K. and Rhiel, G. Steven. (2022). Abrupt Conversion of Face-to-Face Courses to Online. Journal of Business Disciplines.
Ardalan, A., Ardalan, R. K., Rao, S. and Alexander, K. (2019). An information system architecture for ensuring anonymity of student survey responses. International Journal of Information and Learning Technology Impact factor is 1.59 36 (1) , pp. 52-65.
Rhiel, G. Steven., Ardalan, A. and Wermus, M. (2016). Theoretical Classification of Factors that Affect Quality of Service in Colleges and Universities' Online Programs. International Journal of Education Research 11 (1) , pp. 54 - 67.
Ardalan, A. and Diaz, R. (2012). An Evaluation of the NERJIT Priority Rule in a Kanban-Controlled Flowshop. Production and Operations Management 21 (5) , pp. 923-938.
Ardalan, A. and Diaz, R. (2012). NERJIT: Using Net-requirement Data in Kanban-controlled Jumbled-flow Shops. Production and Operations Management 21 (3) , pp. 606-618.
Ardalan, A., Haji, R. and Haji, A. (2010). Budgetary Constraints and Idle Time Allocation in Common-Cycle Production with non-zero Setup Time. Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering 4 (1) , pp. 18-32.
Diaz, R. and Ardalan, A. (2010). An Analysis of Dual-Kanban Just-In-Time Systems in a Non-repetitive Environment. Production and Operations Management 19 (2) , pp. 233-245.
Ardalan, A. and Ardalan, R. K. (2009). A Data Structure for Supply Chain Management Systems. Industrial Management and Data Systems 109 (1) , pp. 138-150.
Ardalan, A., Ardalan, R. K. and Coppage, S. F. (2009). Requirements Analysis and Implementation: Converting a Student Survey of Faculty Teaching System from Paper-based to Web-based. Journal of Cases in Information Technology 11 (2) , pp. 1-11.
Coppage, S. F., Ardalan, R. K., Ardalan, A. and Crouch, W. (2007). A comparison of student feedback obtained through paper-based and web-based surveys of faculty teaching. British Journal of Educational Technology 38 (6) , pp. 1085-1101.
Ardalan, A. (1997). A Simulation Analysis of Local Decision Rules in a Dual-Kanban Flowshop. Decision Sciences 38 (1) , pp. 195-212.

Conference Proceeding

Ardalan, A. and Diaz, R. (2010). A comparison of modified Just-In-Time production system with CONWIP (pp. 75-79) The Annual meeting of the Industrial Simulation Conference.
Crouch, W., Ardalan, R. K., Coppage, S. F. and Ardalan, A. (2005). Teaching Assessment and Administration European Applied Business Research Conference.
Ardalan, A. and Diaz, R. (2005). Analysis of Global and Local Decision Rules in a Dual Kanban Job Shop 26th National Conference of American Society of Engineering Management.
Ardalan, A. (2005). Scheduling Policies in an Assembly Environment With Earliness and Tardiness 26th National Conference of American Society of Engineering Management.
Ardalan, A. and Ardalan, R. K. (2002). An Information Systems Tool for Managing Hospital Operating Rooms International Conference on the Hospital of the Future.
Ardalan, A. and Ardalan, R. K. (2001). Development of Data Structures/File Organization Methods For Managing Resources, Decision Sciences Institute.

Presentations

Rhiel, G. Steven., Ardalan, A. and Wermus, M. ( ). Five Dimensions of Quality of College Courses Oral Presentation 2011 IADPAB Conference .
Ardalan, A. and Diaz, R. ( 2010). CONWIP and Net-Requirement CONWIP: A Simulation Study International Conference on Operations Research .
Ardalan, A. and Diaz, R. (August , 2008). A heuristic to enhance performance of kanban-controlled JIT job shops The Third World Conference on Production and Operations Management .
Ardalan, A. (May , 2008). The effect of withdrawal cycle time on total cost in dual kanban JIT systems 19th annual conference of Production and Operations Management Society .
Coppage, S. F., Ardalan, A. and Ardalan, R. K. (October , 2007). International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines New Orleans.
Ardalan, A. and Diaz, R. (July , 2007). A Simulation Analysis of Local and Global Priority Rules in Job Shops International INFORMS .
  • 2012: College of Business Outstanding Faculty Research Award, College of Business
  • 2010: Old Dominion University Teaching With Technology Award, Old Dominion University