James A. Shell is currently working as an ISO9001 Quality Systems Consultant and a technical consultant to various other industries, A veteran of 3 decades in the petrochemical supply chain, I have worked with customers in 19 countries on four continents on formulation development, business development, recycling, logistics, and process improvement projects.
Former long-time business editor of major US women's magazine and contributing editor at dozens of different "trade" and consumer publications. Author of over 3,000 print magazine articles in past 30 years.
Penn Ph.D., centrist Republican.
Please visit my blogsites:
Baby Boomers-The Angriest Generation http://angriestgeneration.wordpress.com
The Rest of U.S. (for and about political Centrists) http://newcentristera.wordpress.com
and my brand-new blog about Markets:
Capital Punishment-Markets Through the Looking Glass http://marketslookingglass.wordpress.com
The Operations Room is co-authored by Marty Lariviere and Gad Allon
Marty Lariviere joined the Kellogg School of Management in 2000 and is a professor in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences. His work has appeared in Management Science, M&SOM, Operations Research, Harvard Business Review and Sloan Management Review. He has served in a variety of editorial positions and is currently a Departmental Editor at Management Science. He has also held a number of leadership positions in the Manufacturing and Service Operations Society of INFORMS. Because he was brought up right, Marty is a Red Sox fan.
Gad Allon joined the Kellogg School of Management in 2005 and he is an associate professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences. His research uses queuing theory and game theory to model problems in operations management in general and service operations in particular and his work appeared in Management Science and Operations Research. He teaches the core Operations Management course as well as the Operation Strategy elective. Gad won the 2009 L.G. Lavengood Professor of the Year award at Kellogg. He hates the Red Sox. Passionately.
James A. Shell is currently working as an ISO9001 Quality Systems Consultant and a technical consultant to various other industries,
A veteran of 3 decades in the petrochemical supply chain, I have worked with customers in 19 countries on four continents on formulation development, business development, recycling, logistics, and process improvement projects.
Trace Mayer is an entrepreneur, investor, journalist, monetary scientist and ardent defender of the freedom of speech. Trace Mayer holds degrees in Accounting and law. He has studied Austrian economics focusing on Murray Rothbard and Ludwig von Mises.
He was among the first popular bloggers to publicly recommend blockchain technology, Bitcoin, in its infancy with a market cap under $2m and well before its massive rise over $11B in November 2013 and hosts the extremely popular Bitcoin Knowledge podcast.
Blockchain technology holds the most disruptive potential for actually being able to execute such massive creative destruction as capital burrows down the liquidity pyramid into safer and more liquid assets like gold and Bitcoin.