G. Keong Leong

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Dr. Leong is Professor of Supply Chain Management, Department of Information System and Operations Management, College of Business Administration and Public Policy (CBAPP) at California State University Dominguez Hills. He first joined CSUDH as an Associate Dean in CBAPP. He worked for several years in the material handling industry in Malaysia before receiving his MBA and PhD from the University of South Carolina. He served previously as MBA Director and Chair of the Management Department at the Lee Business School, University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). Prior to UNLV, Dr. Leong worked as a faculty in the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University. He was a clinical professor at Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management (now part of Arizona State University) and a visiting lecturer at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, Dubai, UAE.

His research is in the areas of global supply chain management and international operations. He has published in high quality journals such as the Journal of Operations ManagementDecision Sciences JournalInterfacesJournal of Management, European Journal of Operational ResearchInternational Journal of Logistics Management, and International Journal of Production Research. He served previously as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Operations Management and is currently a member of the editorial board of the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. He has co-authored three books: Principles of Supply Chain Management: A Balanced Approach, 4th edition (Cengage-Learning), Operations Strategy: Focusing Competitive Excellence (Allyn & Bacon) and Cases in International Management: A Focus on Emerging Markets (West Publishing Company).

He has received research, teaching, and service awards including an Educator of the Year award from the Asian Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas, Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service award from Decision Sciences Institute, and OM Distinguished Scholar award from the Operations Management Division, Academy of Management. Dr. Leong has served as President of the Decision Sciences Institute, Editor of Decision Line, President of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, and Chair of the Operations Management Division, Academy of Management. Recently he served as a co-program chair for the First World Congress of the Decision Sciences Institute in Beijing, China.


Courses Taught at CSUDH

OMG 322 - Introduction to Operations Management

OMG 428 – Purchasing Management 


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