Cosier, Richard A.
Dean, Krannert School of Management
Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Iowa, 1976
M.B.A., Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, Loyola University (Chicago), 1972
B.S., Packaging Technology, Michigan State University, 1969
Richard A. Cosier is Dean and Leeds Professor of Management at the Krannert School of Management. He formerly served as Dean and Fred E. Brown Chair of Business Administration at the University of Oklahoma, and Associate Dean for Academics, Professor of Business Administration, and Chairperson of the Department of Management at Indiana University. In addition, he held a faculty appointment at the University of Notre Dame. His Ph.D. is from the University of Iowa. Prior to his academic career, he was a Planning Engineer with The Western Electric Co.
Cynthia J. Fanning "Cinthy"
Master Black Belt/Field Sales Quality Leader
Cinthy was born on August 11, 1967 in Sioux City, Iowa. She attended the College of the Ozarks and graduated with a BS in Human Environmental Sciences in 1989. In 1990, Cinthy began her graduate degree at University of Kentucky and also her career with GE Appliances in the Consumer Information Testing Laboratory. She received her Master’s Degree from UK in 1991. After 5 years in various roles in Technology, Cinthy moved to the Sales and Distribution Team and was a Retail Area Sales Manager in Mid-America. She then chartered new territory as a Field Black Belt for Commercial Quality. In 1999, Cinthy became the Home Products and Services Region Manager for the Minneapolis Region. She has been in her current role as Master Black Belt for Field Sales Quality since 2Q’00.
Ph.D., Management, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970
M.B.A., Management, California Western University, 1964
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Newark College of Engineering, 1956
Professor Moskowitz is the Director of The Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises and the Lewis B. Cullman Distinguished Professor of Manufacturing Management. His main teaching interests are management science and quantitative methods. His current research interests are in manufacturing and technology management, quality improvement, judgment and decision making, and expert systems applied to these areas. He has authored or co-authored more than 120 reference journal articles and four textbooks which include: An Experiential Approach to Management Science: Statistics, Mathematical Programming, and Decision Theory Applied to Management Problems (Waveland Press, 1975, 1977); Operations Research Techniques for Management (Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1979); Statistics for Management and Economics Research (Merrill, 1985); and a prize paper award for "R & D Manager's Choices of Development Policies in Simulated R & D Environments," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 19:1 (February 1972).
Manager, Consumer Technology
Appliance Park, AP35-1001
Louisville, KY 40225
Mark is the manager of Consumer Technology and Design for Six Sigma Leader for GE Appliances, with responsibility for ensuring that all of the business’ new products are defined, developed and implemented to provide the highest performance and reliability. He assumed the current role in October, 2000. Mark came to GE Appliances in July, 1999 in the DFSS Leader role.
Professor of Management
Ph.D., Mathematical Statistics, Bowling Green State University, 1981
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Soochow University (Taipei), 1973
Professor Tang’s teaching interests are statistics and quantitative methods. His current research includes the areas of applied statistics and quality control. Professor Tang also has considerable expertise in the distribution theory of statistical multivariate analysis.