Mohammad Ala is an Iranian scholar, community activist and an expert in Production and Operations management.
Dr. Ala is founder and a Board member of four NGOs and a professor of Operations Management. Professor Ala has consulted at universities in Central and South Americaand in Asia. He has taught at the University of Wisconsin, the University ofSouthern California, and California State University, Los Angeles. He ispresently affiliated with the Center for Business Excellence.
Outstanding Professor Award
Excellence in Teaching Award
Excellence in Service Award
Outstanding International Educator Award
Global Future Networker
United Nations Award for Development Programs in Less Developed Countries (created International Information System(s))
Professor Ala's articles have been published in various journals. He has made more than 50 professional presentations about management issues in a variety of fields that include health care, production management applications, the use of robots, and international information systems.
A sample of refereed journals where his papers have appeared:
Production and Inventory Management Journal
Journal of Nursing Management
Business Forum (and Entrepreneur.com, AllBusiness.com)
Journal of Health Care Finance
The Social Engineer
International Journal of Information Systems Applications