David C. Juran

Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business

Decision, Risk, and Operations

BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1981; MBA, New Haven University, 1993; PhD, Cornell, 1997

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David Juran

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218D Uris

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dj114@columbia.edu

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212-854-7900

Teaching and research interest

David Juran teaches courses in Managerial Statistics, Decision Models, and Applied Regression Analysis. He is a winner of the Robert W. Lear Service Award, the Margaret Chandler Memorial Award for Commitment to Excellence, and the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence in a Core Course. His research on the modeling of human factors in productive systems and the management of quality has appeared in Management Science, Journal of Operations Management, and other journals.

Dr. Juran's academic interests are informed by extensive industrial and corporate experience at Pepperidge Farm, Spaulding Company, and Juran Institute, as well as his experience as an independent management consultant for organizations such as Johnson & Johnson, MarketBridge, MTV Networks, Pfizer, Walker Digital, and Carl Zeiss.

Dr. Juran earned his Ph.D. at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management, concentrating in the fields of Operations Management, Operations Research, and Organizational Behavior.

Journal articles

Using worker personality and demographic information to improve system performance prediction In Journal of Operations Management (2004)
Author(s): David Juran, Lee Schruben

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Real world supply chain assessment and improvement In Journal of Cost Management (2002)
Author(s): David Juran, Harvey Dershin

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Lessons in supply chain assessment and improvement In Quality Focus (2000)
Author(s): David Juran, Harvey Dershin

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The effects of low inventory on the development of productivity norms In Management Science (1999)
Author(s): Kenneth Schultz, David Juran, John Boudreau

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Modeling and worker motivation in JIT production systems In Management Science (1998)
Author(s): Kenneth Schultz, David Juran, John Boudreau, John McClain, L. Thomas

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