Kelly Weeks

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Dr. Kelly Weeks
Assistant Professor

Phone: (409) 880- 7658
Email: kweeks1@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 273

Ph.D.   Jackson State University
M.B.A.   Delta State University
B.B.A.   Delta State University

Courses Taught

Masters:

Global Logistics 

MBA:

Special Topics in Management
Strategic Management 

Bachelors:

Production Management 

Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:

Management to Organizations
Business Computer Applications
Marketing Management
International Business 
Managerial Leadership             
Seminar in Research 
Economics of Transportation 
Strategic Management
Maritime Supply Chain Management 
Production Operations and Logistics Management 
Personnel Management 
Supply Chain Management  
Global Logistics

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Assistant Professor, Lamar University (September, 2014 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University Galveston (August, 2008 - September, 2014), Galveston, Texas.

Visting Assistant Professor, Jackson State University (August, 2007 - August, 2008), Jackson, Mississippi. 

Service

Professional Service 

Board Member: PRJ Editorial Review Board
2013 – 2015:  Journal of Business and Management Science (International).
2013:  International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (International).

Chair: Conference / Track / Program
2011:  Maritime Education Summit, Galveston, Texas (International).

Reviewer - Article / Manuscript
2016:  Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN (International).  Publisher: Springer
Multiple Manuscripts Reviewed.

Reviewer - Grant Proposal Related to Expertise
2016:  Center for Advances in Port Management (International).   Proposal titled, "Port-related Supply Chain Management for Refinery"
2016:  Center for Advances in Port Management (International).   Proposal titled, "Optimization of Vessel Scheduling"
2016:  Center for Advances in Port Management (International).   Proposal titled, "Reliability and Availability of Port Equipment"
2016:  Center for Advances in Port Management (International).   Proposal Titled, "Analysis of Vessel Conflicts"
2016:  Center for Advances in Port Management (International).   Proposal Titled, "Simulation-based Decision Support System for PM"
2016:  Center for Advances in Port Management (International).   Proposal Titled "WRMSD in Port Industry"
2016:  Center for Advances in Port Management (International).  Proposal Title "Port Activity Analysis Tool"

Reviewer: Ad Hoc Reviewer for a Journal
2012 – 2013:  International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (International).
2011 – 2013:  International Journal of Production Economics (International).

Institutional Service 

Department Assignments

Chair:
2013-2014:  AACSB exploratory committee  
2012-2013 – 2013-2014:  Department Faculty Search- Instructional Position  
2012-2013 – 2013-2014:  Department Faculty Search  
2012-2013:  Promotion and Tenure Assessment Document  

Faculty Advisor:
2011-2012 – 2013-2014:  New Student and Transfer Student Conferences  

Member:
2013-2014:  Departmental Metrics  

Department Assignments

Member:
2016-2017:  Faculty Search  
2011-2012 – 2013-2014:  Writing Intensive Courses Re-certification Facilitator  

Department Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2011-2012 – 2013-2014:  Graduate Faculty Appointment  

College Assignments

Member:
2015-2016:  Graduate Programs Committee  
2014-2015:  Conferment  
2014-2015:  Multicultural Enhancement Committee Lamar University  

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2014-2015 – 2015-2016:  Graduate Faculty Appointment  

Chair:
2016-2017:  Co-Chair, Sub Committee Graduate Exit Exam  

Member:
2016-2017:  Statistics/Quantitative Analysis  
2014-2015 – 2015-2016:  Convocation Committee, College of Business  
2014-2015 – 2015-2016:  Course Development for Capstone Graduate Course  
2014-2015:  College of Business Strategic Planning Process  
2014-2015:  Sub-Committee for College of Business Convocation  
2014-2015:  Faculty Marshall  
2014-2015:  Multi-Cultural Enhancement Committee  

University Assignments

Chair:
2013-2014:  Faculty Advisory Committee, Vice Chair

University Assignments

Member:
2015-2016 – 2016-2017:  Port Management Initiative Steering Committee  
2012-2013 – 2013-2014:  Faculty Advisory Committee  
2012-2013 – 2013-2014:  Disability Services Committee  
2011-2012 – 2013-2014:  Library Committee

Community Service 

Other Community Service Activities
2011 – 2015:  Save-a-Kid adoption program
2013 – 2014:  H.I.S. Ministries Food Pantry
2011 – 2014:  Texas City Women's Pregnancy Crisis Center
2011:  Bay Area Pet Adoptions

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

  • Weeks, K. O. (2016).  EXPLORING GREEN ENERGY PRODUCTION AND SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES.   Business Studies Journal, 8 (2), 123-138.
  • Weeks, K. O. (2016).  Agile, online supply chains.   Strategic Direction, 32 (11), 35-37.
  • Weeks, K. O. & Sen, K. (2016).  The Moderating Effect Satisfaction has on Turnover Intentions and Organizational Citizenship Behavior.   Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 17 (2).
  • Weeks, K. O. (2016).  Minimizing material content in Green Production through Automation.   Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, 11 (2).
  • Weeks, K. O. (2013).  An Analysis of Human Resource Information Systems Impact on Employees.   Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 14 (3).
  • Weeks, K. O. & Mileski, J. P. (2013).  The Impact of Resource Commitment, Product Route Efficiency on Supply Chain Performance and Profitability: An Empirical Case Analysis.   Journal of Business and Management Sciences, 1 (5), 105-111.
  • Weeks, K. O. (2013).  Research Method Decision in a Supply Chain.   International Journal of Economics and Management Sciences.
  • Weeks, K. O. (2011).  Reverse Logistics Strategies As A Means to Improve Profitability.   International Journal of Logistics, Economics and Globalisation.
  • Hale, T., Weeks, K. O., & Coleman, T. (2011).  Time-of-Use Rate Energy Arbitrage and Carbon Footprint Reduction With Grid-Energy-Storage Systems.   International Journal of Energy and Environment.

Refereed Proceedings 

  • Weeks, K. O. (2016).  EXPLORING GREEN ENERGY PRODUCTION AND SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES.   Allied Academies 2016 Summer International Conference in Toronto.
  • Weeks, K. O. (2016).  Speedy Mikes Transportation.   Allied Academies 2016 Summer International Conference in Toronto.
  • Weeks, K. O., Sen, K., & Mandal, P. (2015).  Advancements in Technology and Potential Impacts on Port Automations Decisions.   Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN.

Book Chapters 

Refereed

  • Weeks, K. O., Sen, K., & Mandal, P. (2016). Advancements in Technology and Potential Impacts on Port Automations Decisions. Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN. Springer [B]. 
  • Weeks, K. O., Guifrida, A., & Chen, L. (2015). Improving Supply Chain Delivery Performance Using Lean Six Sigma. Lean Six Sigma Approaches in Manufacturing, Services and Production (pp. 89-117). IGI Global. 

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

  • Weeks, K. O. (2016). Speedy Transportation.   Allied Academies 2016 Summer International Conference in Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
  • Weeks, K. O. (2016). EXPLORING GREEN ENERGY PRODUCTION AND SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES.   Allied Academies 2016 Summer International Conference in Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
  • Weeks, K. O., Sen, K., & Mandal, P. (2015). Advancements in Technology and Potential Impacts on Port Automations Decisions.   Entrepreneurship in Technology for ASEAN, James Cook University, Singapore.

Grants 

Funded

  • 2013: Weeks, K. O. ITMA scholarships, Co-Principal Investigator.  Responsible for meeting with presidents and scholarship coordinator and fostering relationship between  International Transportation Management Association (ITMA) and TAMUG. Also helped in developing campus affiliated organization as well as promoting scholarship opportunities to students.
  • Result was about 3 scholarship per year, on average, for students in the department. Scholarships averaged $1200 each..
  • 2013: Weeks, K. O. Supply Chain and Logistics Seminar, Principal Investigator.
  • 2013: Weeks, K. O. Maritime Administration Research Laboratory, Principal Investigator.

Not Funded

  • 2015: Weeks, K. O. Automation integration in manufacturing: a pre and post implementation analysis, Principal Investigator.

Pending

  • 2016 [Year 1 of 5]: Weeks, K. O., Saifa, M., & Craig, B., UNIVERSITY TRANSPORTATION CENTERS PROGRAM, Co-Principal Investigator.

Working Papers 

  • Weeks, K. O. (2016). "SPEEDY TRANSPORTATION," targeted for Journal Of International Academy For Case Studies.
  • Weeks, K. O. & Guifrida, A. (2016). "A Economic Analysis of Production Firms Employing Automation Systems."
  • Weeks, K. O. (2016). "A Quantitative Pre and Post Analysis of Production Firms Employing Automation Systems."
  • Weeks, K. O. (2016). "Analyzing the Operations Management strategy of Product Mix Efficiency and its effect on financial profitability."