Wayne Patterson is a professor emeritus of management at Clemson University. He received his PhD. in business administration from the University of Arkansas and his BS and MA in business statistics from the University of Alabama. His research has appeared in Decision Sciences, Quality Management and Maintenance. His research has appeared in Decision Sciences . Quality Management Journal, Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, and other Journals.
He received his training in TOC from the Goldratt Institute’s Jonah Program and Management Skills workshops. He has developed and taught courses that incorporate TOC into the undergraduate curriculam and has also directed a Doctorial Seminar on TOC at Clemon University. In addtion he has developed and presented TOC training workshops for practicing managers.