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William Robert Sherrard

William Robert Sherrard was American operations management educator. Member Decision Sciences Institute (program chairman 1972-1979), Academy Management, American Institute Management Sciences, American Production Inventory Control Society, Operations Research Society of America, Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Iota Epsilon.

Background

  • Sherrard, William Robert was born on July 16, 1932 in Langford, South Dakota, United States. Son of Earl George and Isabel Ann (Williams) Sherrard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Washington, 1957. Master of Business Administration, University Washington, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1965.

    Career

    • Industrial engineer Boeing Airplane Company, Seattle, 1957-1959. Professor Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1959-1960, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1965-1968, San Diego State University, 1968—2006. Retired, 2006

      Consultant various organizations, San Diego, since 1968.

    Works

    • Production/Operations Management
    • This text surveys the field of operations, both services and manufacturing, from the strategies of designing a product or service, through the processes and systems of making and delivering the product and controlling the operation.
    • Production/Operations Management
    • This text surveys the field of operations, both services and manufacturing, from the strategies of designing a product or service, through the processes and systems of making and delivering the product and controlling the operation.
    • Applied Linear Regression Models
    • Applied Linear Regression Models was listed in the newsletter of the Decision Sciences Institute as a classic in its field and a text that should be on every member's shelf.

    Membership

    Member Decision Sciences Institute (program chairman 1972-1979), Academy Management, American Institute Management Sciences, American Production Inventory Control Society, Operations Research Society of America, Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Iota Epsilon.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, hiking, jogging.

    Connections

    • Married Miriam Elaine Murren, June 11, 1960.
    • father: Earl George Sherrard
    • mother: Isabel Ann (Williams) Sherrard
    • spouse: Miriam Elaine Murren
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    Nationality
    • 1957
      University Washington
    • 1958
      University Washington
    • 1965
      University Washington
    • 1957 - 1959
      Industrial engineer, Boeing Airplane Company
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1959 - 1960
      professor, Idaho State University
      Pocatello, Idaho, United States
    • 1965 - 1968
      professor, Idaho State University
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1968 - 2006
      professor, Idaho State University
    • 2006
      retired