Specialties: Manufacturing Planning & Control Systems, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, Strategic Planning, and Continuous Improvement in Higher Education
Ph.D., University of Iowa
College of Business Dean
Sage Hall, Suite 2612, (920) 424-1444
Dr. William J. Tallon is Dean of the College of Business at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration (Operations Management) from the University of Iowa. Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Dr. Tallon served as Hays Watkins Professor and Dean of the Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University, and Interim Dean, Associate Dean, and Chair of Operations Management and Information Systems in the College of Business at Northern Illinois University. Bill has also held academic positions at the University of Virginia and the University of Iowa.
Dr. Tallon has served as Vice President of the Decision Sciences Institute, President and Fellow of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, and Chair of the Education Committee, Chicago Roundtable, for the Council of Logistics Management/Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. He was also an Invited Lecturer and Visiting Professor at the Copenhagen Business School in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Exploring the Efficacy of Healthcare Quality Practices, Employee Commitment, and Employee Control, with Charles R. Gowen, Kathleen L. McFadden, and Jenny M. Hoobler, Journal of Operations Management, Volume 24, 2006.
On the Centrality of Strategic Human Resource Management for Healthcare Quality Results and Competitive Advantage, with Charles R. Gowen and Kathleen L. McFadden, Journal of Management Development, Volume 25, Number 8, 2006.
Effect of Technological Intensity on the Relationships among Six Sigma, Electronic-Business, and Competitive Advantage: A Dynamic Capabilities Model Study, with Charles R. Gowen III, Journal of High Technology Management Research, Volume 16, Number 1, Spring 2005.