Assistant Professor of Management
Office: Bey Hall 138
Dr. Ball joined Monmouth University in August 2007 and has taught undergraduate courses in both technology and operations management. His current research interests are in the areas of technology and operations management, real options, risk analysis, distributed decision-making, and the modeling and simulation of complex systems, with applications to both engineering and operational management domains. Additional research includes technologically-enhanced teaching methods.
Prior industrial experiences include working as a design engineer and project manager in the environmental consulting industry.
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT BM 350
DESCRIPTION: Production functions with emphasis on the systems model to include product mix decision analysis, inventory control, materials requirement planning, forecasting, break even models, transportation analysis, linear programming, economics order quantity decisions, and other current production maintenance techniques; focus on improved productivity.
MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY BM 565
DESCRIPTION: Study of the management of the technological innovation process and internal entrepreneurship; major topic areas include technology strategy, technological evolution, strategic alliances, and new product development.
“A Strategy for Decomposing Large-Scale Energy-Constrained Sensor Networks for System Monitoring” (with Ruqiang Yan, Torsten Licht, Abhijit Deshmukh, and Robert X. Gao), Production Planning and Control, Volume 19, Issue 4, 2008, pp. 435-447.
“Lean Management of Environmental Consulting” (with John Maleyeff), Journal of Management in Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 19, No. 1, 2003, pp. 17-24.