Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5429 USA
- Ph.D., Michigan State University
- M.E.A., George Washington University
- B.S., Michigan State University
Dr. Bret Wagner, associate professor of management, joined the Western Michigan University faculty from the University of Delaware, where he taught from 1994 to 2001. With a Ph.D. in operations management from Michigan State University and a Master of Engineering Administration from George Washington University, he brings strength to both our production and operations management and ISM areas. Before returning to East Lansing for his doctoral work, Wagner was a practicing engineer and engineering supervisor at Newport News Shipbuilding.
His research interests are production planning and scheduling and optimization modeling. Wagner has spearheaded the SAP initiative at the college of business. He has received numerous grants to support the initiative and has helped integrate SAP's software into the college curriculum.
Wagner is the co-author of the book, Concepts in Enterprise Resource Planning, and has published research articles in journals such as Decision Sciences, International Journal of Operational Research and the Journal of Operations Management.