John  Hooker

T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Professor of Operations Research

PHONE

412-268-7589

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 233C

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Business Ethics
Operations Research

EDUCATION

University of Tennessee - Ph D - 1984
Vanderbilt University - Ph D - 1974
Princeton University - BA - 1971

BIOGRAPHY

John Hooker is the T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility and Professor of Operations Research at Carnegie Mellon University. He joined the Tepper School of Business at CMU in 1984 and has since held several visiting posts, most recently at the London School of Economics and the State University of Campinas, Brazil. He holds doctoral degrees in philosophy and operations research. Professor Hooker has published over 130 articles, 6 books, and 5 edited volumes. In the area of operations research, he has produced pioneering work on the integration of optimization technologies and wrote the first book on the subject. He is also the author of Optimization Methods for Logical Inference and two editions of Integrated Methods for Optimization. He has served on several editorial boards, including two decades as an area editor for INFORMS Journal on Computing. He is an INFORMS Fellow and recipient of the INFORMS Computing Society Prize. He also has interests in business ethics and cross-cultural management, as reflected in his books Business Ethics as Rational Choice and Working across Cultures. He is founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Business Ethics Education and co-organized four conferences on international corporate responsibility. He has lived and worked in Australia, Brazil, China, Denmark, India, Qatar, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Zimbabwe, and has extensive experience in Germany and Mexico. Professor Hooker headed the Tepper School’s undergraduate business administration program from 1996 to 2001 and received a Distinguished Academic Service Award for his contributions. In 2009, he was recognized with an Award for Sustained Teaching Excellence.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Scope for industrial applications of production scheduling models and solution methods

    (author(s): Iiro Harjunkoski, Christos Maravelias, Peter Bongers, Pedro Castro, Sebastian Engell, John Hooker, Carlos Mendez, Guido Sand, John Wassick) Computers and Chemical Engineering 62, 2014; 161-193

  • Scheduling multiple factory cranes on a common track

    (author(s): Ben Peterson, Iiro Harjunkoski, Samid Hoda, John Hooker) Computers and Operations Research, 2014

  • Morals and Markets

    DriveWorld (SEW EuroDrive)

  • Robust scheduling at a large IT services delivery center

    (author(s): Elvin Coban, Aliza Heching, John Hooker, Alan Scheller-Wolf) Service Computation 2014 Proceedings

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WORKING PAPERS

  • Polyhedral bounds for the minimum bandwidth problem

    (author(s): Alexandre Freire, John Hooker, Cid de Souza)

  • Robust Project Scheduling at a Large IT Services Delivery Organization

    (author(s): Elvin Coban, Aliza Heching, John Hooker, Alan Scheller-Wolf)

  • Why we want everyone to be like us

  • Discrete optimization with decision diagrams

    (author(s): David Bergman, Andre Cire, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve, John Hooker)

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Tepper school - Sustained Teaching Excellence Award (2009)
  • INFORMS - INFORMS Fellow (2007)
  • Tepper School - Distinguished Academic Service Award (2002)
  • INFORMS Computing Society - INFORMS Computing Society Prize (1993)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Alternative Spring Break (cultural advisor), Student Org Advisor (Non-Professional Org), (2009 - )
  • BSBA International Track, Track Coordinator, Work with International Track students in the BSBA program to meet track requirements, including study or work abroad, (2001 - )
  • Students in Free Enterprise (board member), Student Org Advisor (Non-Professional Org), (2000 - )
  • University Senate Service, (2013 - 2015)
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PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Carnegie Mellon University, Director, Center for International Corporate Responsibility, (2002 - 2012)
  • State University of Campinas, Visiting scholar, Research and teaching, (2012 - 2012)
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Visiting Professor, Qatar Campus, (2004 - 2004)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Editorial Review Board Member, Springer-Verlag, Editorial Advisory Board (January 2005 -)
  • Editor, Journal Editor, Journal of Business Ethics Education (founding editor-in-chief) (January 2003 -)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, CP 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013 (2000 -)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, CPAIOR 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013. 2014 (2000 -)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Ethics and Leadership (45745)
    2014 Mini 6 Section: M
  • MANAGE ACRSS CLTURES (70342)
    2014 Section: A
  • Cross-Cultural Management and Ethics (45847)
    2014 Mini 3 Section: A
  • MATH MDLS FR CNSLTNG (70460)
    2013 Section: A
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