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Joel Goldhar Biography

Joel Goldhar

Professor of Operations and Technology Management





Downtown Campus, Room 410


D.B.A., George Washington University, Technology Management, General Management, Public Administration & Policy, Operations Management
M.B.A., Harvard University, Managerial Economics, Marketing and General Management
B.Ch.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Chemical Engineering


Joel Goldhar is Professor at IIT Stuart School of Business. He teaches business policy, operations and technology management, strategy, and competitive analysis.

He served as the director of the Manufacturing Studies Board at the National Research Council in Washington, D.C., and with the National Science Foundation. He has published research in computer-integrated manufacturing and the impacts of technology on business strategy. He currently is a member of the R&D Council of the American Management Association and serves on the editorial boards of several research publications. Dr. Goldhar served as Dean of IIT Stuart from 1983 to 1988.

Research Interests: 

Computer-integrated manufacturing
Impact of technology on business strategy