Martin Kenneth Starr, American management educator. Achievements include having an annual award for practitioner excellence in operations named in his honor by the Production and Operations Management Society.
Starr, Martin Kenneth was born on May 21, 1927 in New York City. Son of Harry and Melanie (Krauss) Starr.
Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1948. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1953.
Partner, director M.K. Starr Associates, 1956-1961. Professor management science Columbia University, New York City, 1961-1996, director Center for the Study of Operations, 1980-1995, director Center for Enterprise Management, 1995-1996, vice dean Graduate School Business, 1974-1975. Distinguished professor operations management Crummer Graduate School Business Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1996—2003, professor emeritus, since 2003, director Center for Enterprise Management, 1996—2001.
Professor emeritus Columbia University, since 1996. Lecturer in field; consultant in field.
Fellow Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Institute Management Sciences (president 1974-1975), Production and Operations Management Society (president-elect since 1994, president 1995, past president, board directors since 1996, chair Council of President since 1999, board member, College Behaviour Operations Management since 2009). Member Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Polly Exner, April 3, 1955. Children: Christopher Herschel, Loren Michael.