Research Publications (*indicates student author)

2017

W Mirdad* and C. I. Eseonu “A Cause-Effect Strategy Map for Lean Process Transformation” International Journal of System of Systems (Accepted for Publication, May 2017)

Eseonu CI, Hamar J.* 2017. Community Driven Technology Innovation and Investment: Early Reflections on Efforts to Cultivate a Culture of Engaged Engineering Scholars at Oregon State University. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES). 10(1)

Martinez-Stelson P.*, Hille J.*, Eseonu C.I, Doolen T.L. 2017. What drives continuous improvement project success in healthcare? International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. 30(1)

Alshaiji, R.,* Tankus, M. B.,* and C. I. Eseonu, “Physician Burnout: A Preliminary Model.” Proceedings of the 2017 IISE Annual Conference and Expo, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2017

Darrow, L.* and C. I. Eseonu, “Development of a Resilience Analysis Grid Survey Tool for Healthcare” Proceedings of the 2017 IISE Annual Conference and Expo, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2017

Grijalva, P.* and C. I. Eseonu, “Assessing Organizational Culture and Employee Satisfaction at a Healthcare Facility” Proceedings of the 2017 IISE Annual Conference and Expo, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2017

Karaikudi, B.* and C. I. Eseonu, “Healthcare Quality Improvement Projects – Quality Directors’ Perspective” Proceedings of the 2017 IISE Annual Conference and Expo, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2017

Mirdad, W. K.,* and C. I. Eseonu, “A Strategy of Resilient Systems Thinking to Sustain a Lean Organizational Culture: Promoting Conceptual Change in Lean Class” Proceedings of the 2017 IISE Annual Conference and Expo, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2017

2016

Grijalva, P.,*  Karaikudi, B.,* Darrow, L.,* and Mirdad, W.,* “Balanced Scorecard Approach in Assessing Social Impact Performance Measures,” Proceedings of the 2016 International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, CD-ROM Proceedings, Charlotte, NC, October 2016.  Best Student Paper 

Diep, D*, W. Mirdad* and C. I. Eseonu, “Lean Simulation Design: A State-of-the-Art Analysis of Educational Lean Simulation and Game Factors” proceedings of the 2016 IISE Engineering Lean Six Sigma Research Conference, CD-ROM Proceedings, San Antonio, TX, September 2016 (Honors College thesis and PhD Dissertation advisor. Co-author). Winner, 2nd Place. Best Paper Award

Grijalva, P*. and C. I. Eseonu, “Evaluating Employee Satisfaction Factors Towards Organizational Transition to Lean,” Proceedings of the 2016 International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, CD-ROM Proceedings, Charlotte, NC, October 2016.

Darrow, L*. and C.I. Eseonu, “Resilience for Engineering Management: A State of the Art Matrix Analysis of Select Literature” Proceedings of the 2016 International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, CD-ROM Proceedings, Charlotte, NC, October 2016.

Ma, R.*, J. Hille*, and C.I. Eseonu, “Project Leader’s Effect on Senior Design Project Success” Proceedings of the 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, CD-ROM Proceedings, Anaheim, CA, May 2016

Hille, J*, and C.I. Eseonu, “Identifying Conceptual Change During Organizational Change Initiatives” Proceedings of the 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, CD-ROM Proceedings, Anaheim, CA, May 201

2015

Mirdad,W.* Hille, J*, and Melamed, J.* “Application of Resilient Systems Thinking to Sustain a Lean Organizational Culture” Proceedings of the 2015International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, CD-ROM Proceedings, Indianapolis, IN, October 2015. Merl Baker 3rd Best Student Paper Award

Hille J, Eseonu CI. 2015. Change Project Success Definition Summary of Findings.

Mirdad WK, Eseonu CI. 2015. A Conceptual Map of the Lean Nomenclature: Comparing Expert Classification to the Lean Literature. Engineering Management Journal. 27(4)

Hille J.*, Eseonu C.I. 2015. Facilitating Conceptual Change in Healthcare Through the Application of the Single to Double-Loop Learning Model.

Hille J.*, Eseonu C.I. 2015. Lean Focused State-of-the-Art Matrix Review of the Training Literature. Proceedings of the 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, CD-ROM Proceedings, Nashville, TN, May 2015

Gurung B., Eseonu C.I. 2015. Toward a Comprehensive Impact Assessment Model for Power Outages. 2015 International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. CD-ROM Proceedings, Indianapolis, IN, October 2015

2014

Wiseman L, Eseonu CI, Doolen TL. 2014. Development of a Framework for Evaluating Continuous Improvement Training within the Context of Enterprise Transformation. Journal of Enterprise Transformation. 4(3)

Eseonu CI, Wyrick DA. 2014. A Heat Transfer Model for Policy Diffusion. Engineering Management Journal (EMJ). 26(2) Winner, 2015 EMJ Highly Commended Award

Eseonu C.I, Egbue O.. 2014. Socio-Cultural Influences on Technology Adoption and Sustainable Development. 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference.

2013

Wyrick DA, Natarajan G., Eseonu CI. 2013. Technology Policy for Promoting Environmental Sustainability in SMEs: Issues and Considerations for Effective Implementation. Advances in Sustainable and Competitive Manufacturing Systems Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. 1(4)

Cotilla-Sanchez J., Eseonu CI. 2013. Toward a Sustainable, Smarter Power Grid: In Search of Effective Peformance Measures. American Society for Engineering Management 2013 Annual Conference: Engineering Complexity: Managing Engineering Paradigm Shifts.

2012

Eseonu CI. 2012. Applying concepts from heat transfer to explain policy diffusion. Industrial Engineering. Ph.D. Systems and Engineering Manangement

Wyrick DA, Natarajan G., Eseonu CI, Lindeke R., Chen H.. 2012. Lean Management, Internationalization, Sustainability, and Technology Policy: Congruence or Turbulence? 22nd International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing.

2011

Eseonu CI, Wyrick DA. 2011. Government Policy and SME Viability: The Heat Transfer Model for Diffusion of Government Policy for Technical SMEs. World Congress on Engineering . 1

Eseonu CI, Wyrick DA. 2011. Policy for Technical Entrepreneurship: The effect of government policy on technology-based SME growth. 21st International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing.

2009

Feyen R, Eseonu CI. 2009. Identifying Methods and Metrics for Evaluating Interagency Coordination in Traffic Incident Management.

2008

Eseonu CI. 2008. Identifying Methods and Metrics for Interagency Coordination in Traffic Incident Management. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. M.S. Engineering Management:260.

Wyrick DA, Eseonu CI. 2008. Integration of Automated Vehicle System Data Acquisition into Fleet Management.

2007

Eseonu CI. 2007. Managing without authority; the effect of leadership style on team dynamics and leadership strategies for the engineering manager. 2007 ASEE North Midwest Regional Conference.