Susan E. Pariseau
B.S., M.B.A, University of Rhode Island;
Ph.D. Operations Management, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Telephone: (978) 837-5417
Operations Management, Business Statistics
Recent Research and Professional Experience
1) Refereed Journal Publications:
Janaro, Ralph, Johnson, Sharon and Pariseau, S. (2009). Incorporating a Lean Supply Chain Methods Simulation in an MBA Operations/Production Management Course: A Pilot Study. Journal of Management Engineering Integration, 2 (1), 68-76.
Pariseau, S. E. & Kezim B. (2007). The Effect of Using Case Studies in Business Statistics. Journal of Education for Business, 83 (1), 27-31.
2) Refereed Proceedings Publications & Presentations
Pariseau, Susan E., “Can Lean Service Applications Be Learned Through the Use of a Manufacturing Simulation?,” 2011 Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Kezim, Boualem & Susan E. Pariseau, “Relationship Among Attendance, Class Size, and Exam Grades in the Introductory Business Statistics Course,” 2010 Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Pariseau, S. E., “Simulation: Backbone of a Lean, Cohesive Introductory Operations Management Course,” 2009 Proceedings International Decision Sciences Institute Conference.
Pariseau, S. E., Kezim, B., & Stasio, J., “Does Attendance Affect Student Learning in Undergraduate Business Courses?” 2009 Proceedings Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Pariseau, Susan E. & Sharon Johnson, “Using the Time WiseTM Simulation to Teach Lean Fundamentals in the Introductory Operations Management Course,” 2008 Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Pariseau, Susan E. & Charles Comegys, “Changes in Attitudes Toward Business Ethics of Future Managers in the United States,” 2007 Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Pariseau, Susan E., “Assessing the Assessment Process: One School’s Experience,” 2006 Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
3) Funded Research Grants
NSF Grant, 2007 – 2011 – “Integrating Hands-On Discovery of Lean Principles into Operations, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Curricula” – co PI
Davis Educational Foundation Grant, 2006 – 2008 – “Experiential Learning” – awarded to the Experiential Learning Committee, Merrimack College
2007 – 2008 – “Application of Lean Principles Using the Time WiseTM Simulation”
2006 – 2007 – “International Study and Experiential Reflection”
4) Service to the Profession
Decision Sciences Institute:
Vice President (2002–2004, 2009-2011)
Associate Program Chair (2008-2009)
Ad Hoc Committee on the Role of DSI in the Evolution of Decision Sciences (2011- 2012)
Program Committee International DSI (2008-2009)
Development Committee for Excellence in the Decision Sciences (2010-2013)
Ad Hoc Committee on Conference Implementation System (2010-2011)
Nominations Committee (2009-2011)
Member Services Committee (2004–2009)
Northeast Decision Sciences Institute:
President (2000–2001, 2011-2012)
Merrimack College Federal Credit Union:
President (1996–1998, 2007–2010)
Vice President (2004–2007, 2010-present)
Board of Directors (1995–1998, 2004–present)