Dr. Bendoly is the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Students and Programs, and the Fisher College of Business Distinguished Professor of Management Sciences, at the Ohio State University.  He is the 2015 OM Distinguished Scholar (AoM) and recipient of Emory University's 2014 Crystal Apple Award for undergraduate teaching. 

He is also a contributing faculty member and Visualization lead for the International Institute for Analytics.  Formerly he was an associate professor in Information Systems and Operations Management at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, area coordinator for the ISOM faculty and Caldwell Research Fellow, an honorary title granted on research merit.  Prior to academia Dr. Bendoly worked as a research engineer for the Intel Corporation.  He holds a PhD from Indiana University in the fields of Operations Management and Decision Sciences, with an Information Systems specialization in ERP and Knowledge Management. He has served as an instructor and developer of SAP implementation and ABAP/4 programming curriculum.  More recently he has been involved with coursework on IT-supported service operations and DSS development for managers.

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The professor currently serves as a Senior Editor at the Production and Operations Management journal (Behavioral Operations and Management of Technology departments) and as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Operations Management (Business Week and Financial Times listed journals).  His own publications in POM and JOM, combined with his works in such widely respected outlets at Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly and Journal of Applied Psychology, alone represent no less than 20 published academic articles. He has no less than an additional 30 articles in outlets including the Journal of Supply Chain Management, Decision Sciences, EJOR, IJOPM and Decision Support Systems. 

His current research interests are split between studies into the effectiveness of Operations/Strategy/IT alignment, and investigations in two general areas of focus in the Behavioral Operations domain: Collaboration/group dynamics; and Work policies/task complexity/uncertainty.

Dr. Bendoly is the author of “Excel Basics to Black Belt” (Cambridge Press 2013, 2008), a book on which his acclaimed elective is based (www.excel-blackbelt.com).  He has extensive experience with practical managerial data visualization and dashboard development, and is co-creator of the 'standard convention' for classification. 

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His LinkedIn discussion forum, “Excel Basics to Blackbelt”, boasts 23,000+ members, while his forum on "Operations Management in Practice" holds 14,000.  Dr. Bendoly is regularly asked to contribute to blogs and discussions on the topic of tactics in decision support design with Excel.  He also runs a group on Behavioral Operations Management and a group on discussions of data acquisition and analysis scope and velocity.

He is also the co-editor of “Strategic ERP Extension and Use” (Stanford Press 2005) and the “Handbook of Research in Enterprise Systems” (Sage 2010).  His most recent textbook project is the "Handbook of Behavioral Operations Management" (Oxford 2015 forthcoming), a text on learning/training activities highlighting behavioral phenomena in operations management contexts.