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Carroll School of Management

Samuel B. Graves

professor and chairperson - operations management department

EDUCATION

D.B.A., The George Washington University
M.S., Operations Research, Air Force Institute of Technology
B.S., Basic Sciences, United States Air Force Academy


EXPERTISE/RESEARCH INTERESTS

Professor Sam Graves has done research in the fields of quantitative optimization models for R&D investment, and social responsibility in public companies. His current research interest is in the field of behavioral issues in managerial decision making.


EDITORIAL POSITIONS

  • Editorial Board: Journal of High Technology Management Research


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Articles

  • S. Graves and J. Ringuest, Patient project management: Discounting with hyperbolic functions. Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol. 33, 2012, pp. 453-462.
  • S. Graves and J. Ringuest, Probabilistic dominance criteria for comparing uncertain alternatives: A tutorial. Omega-The International Journal of Management Science, 37 (2), 2009, pp. 346-357.
  • A. Medaglia, J. Ringuest, and S. Graves, A multiobjective evolutionary approach for linearly constrained project selection under uncertainty. European Journal of Operations Research, 179  (3), 2007, pp. 869-894.
  • J. Ringuest, S. Graves and R. Case, Mean-Gini analysis in R&D portfolio selectionEuropean Journal of Operational Research, 154(1) 2004, pp. 157-169.
  • S. Waddock, C. Bodewell, and S. Graves, Responsibility: the new business imperative. Academy of Management Executive. 16(2) 2002, pp. 132-148.
  • S. Graves and S. Waddock, Beyond built to last: Stakeholder relations in ‘Built to Last’ companies. Business and Society Review. 105(4) 2000, pp. 393-418.
  • S. Graves, D. Murphy, and J. Ringuest, Acceptance sampling and reliability: The tradeoff between component quality and redundancy, Computers and Industrial 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. 478-484.
  • J. Ringuest and S. Graves, A sampling-based method for generating nondominated solutions in stochastic MOMP problems. European Journal of Operational Research, 126(3) 2000, pp. 651-661.
  • S. Graves, D. Murphy and J. Ringuest, Acceptance sampling vs. redundancy as alternative means to achieving goals for system reliability. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, 16(4) 1999, pp. 362-370.                               
  • S. Waddock and S. Graves, The corporate social performance-financial performance link. Strategic Management Journal. 18(4) 1997, pp. 303-319 279 (Winner of 1997 Moskowitz Prize)

Books

  • Models and Methods for Project Selection: Concepts from Management Science, Finance and Information Technology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2003, 193 pages (co-authored with J. Ringuest).