Samuel Graves, DBA
professor and chairperson - operations managment department
Samuel Graves is an associate professor and chairperson of the Operations Management department in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He holds the DBA from The George Washington University. Prior to coming to Boston College he was assistant professor at the Center for Technology and Administration at the American University in Washington, D.C. He is currently on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactionson Engineering Managementand the Journal of High Technology Management.
Professor Graves has research interests in two fields. One field of interest is optimal corporate R&D portfolios. In this area of research Professor Graves is particularly interested in quantitative optimization models which will provide practical guidance to working R&D managers. Another field of interest is that of corporate social responsibility. Professor Graves seeks to find those factors which influence corporations in their commitment to socially responsible behavior.
He teaches mostly in the area of managerial statistics and quantitative methods for management.
Some publications include:
S. Graves and S. Waddock, The best companies to work for: Financial and stakeholder implications of 'Best of' rankings. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues 8(1) 2000, pp. 15-23.
S. Graves, D. Murphy and J. Ringuest, Acceptance sampling and reliability: The tradeoffs between component quality and redundancy, Computers and Industrail Engineering 38, 2000, pp. 79-91.
J. Ringuest, S. Graves and R. Case, Conditional stochastic dominance in R&D portfolio selection, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 47(4) 2000, pp. 484-487.
J. Ringuest and S. Graves, A sampling-based method for generating nondominated solutions in stochastic MOMP problems, European
Journal of Operations Research 126(3) 2000, pp. 651-661.
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