- Ph.D. (2013) – Florida Atlantic University
- M.Div. B.L. (1995) – Southwestern Seminary
- B.S.B.A. (1991) – University of Florida
Areas of Specialization
Steve Stewart arrived at Georgia Southern University in the Fall of 2013 as he completed his Ph.D. in management at Florida Atlantic University. Steve has won awards for teaching innovation by the Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence (CFEE, George Washington University) through the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). His research is in the areas of entrepreneurship, identity in organizations (individual and organizational identity, image, reputation, and organizational identification), leadership, and emotions.
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- Ph.D., Industrial Management, Clemson University (1989)
- M.S., Management, Clemson University (1983)
- B.A., Mathematics, LeTourneau University (1981)
Areas of Specialization
Operations Management, Quality Management, Supply Chain Management
A native of Darjeeling, India, Dr. Hanna is Professor of Operations Management in the College of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University. He formerly served as Associate Dean of the College and Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Logistics. He was on the faculty at the Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration at Miami University from 1990 – 2001. He earned a Ph.D. in Industrial Management and an M.S. in Management from Clemson University.
At Georgia Southern, Professor Hanna has primarily taught Operations Management and Quality Management courses in the BBA, MBA, WebMBA, and Ph.D. programs. In addition, he occasionally teaches a freshman orientation class using the global automobile industry as the research theme. His teaching has been recognized with the 2011 W.A. and Emma Lou Crider Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 2012 Georgia Southern University Award for Excellence in Contributions to Instruction.
In addition to the Operations Management text Integrated Operations Management: A Supply Chain Perspective, he has published numerous articles in academic journals including Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, and others.
Professor Hanna is a proponent of quality management, business excellence, six-sigma, and lean; especially their underlying process-oriented participative management practices. He has supported practitioner development in operations through service to the Ohio Manufacturer’s Association, the Association for Quality and Participation and other organizations. He is a member of the Production and Operations Management Society, Decision Sciences Institute, and APICS: The Association for Operations Management.
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- Ph.D. (Business Administration, Major: Organizations and Strategy, Emphasis: Entrepreneurship), University of Tennessee, 2016
- MBA, (General Management) Appalachian State University, 2011
- BS, (Management, Concentration: Entrepreneurship) Appalachian State University, 2009
David Jiang is an assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Georgia Southern University. He holds degrees from the University of Tennessee (Ph.D.) and Appalachian State University (MBA and BSBA). Before entering academia, he worked as a freelance artist and in several capacities for his family’s business. David’s research and teaching interests draw from his work experience, applying psychological and sociological approaches to understand unique entrepreneurship and family business phenomena. His research has been presented at several prestigious conferences and published in various outlets. Additionally, he has won awards and been recognized for both his research and teaching. In his free time, David enjoys spending time with his wife, Meredith. David also enjoys not taking himself too seriously, watching Bob’s Burgers, and occasionally following his childhood dreams (such as becoming the next Power Ranger, Bob Ross, or Pokémon Master).
Phone: (912) 478-8012
Last updated: 7/26/2017