Richard Weldon Monroe

Assistant Professor

Richard Weldon Monroe
College of Business & Economics


Merrick Hall 331
B.S.Industrial Engineering Technology / Southern Technical Institute
M.S.Engineering Management / Western New England College
Ph.D.Engineering Management / Old Dominion University


Dr. Richard W. Monroe holds a doctoral degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University and a master’s of science in Engineering Management from Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts. He has presented more than 50 academic papers at regional, national and international conferences on decision sciences and supply chain management topics. He has published a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles in the Business Process Management Journal, International Journal for Agile Manufacturing, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, International Journal of Applied Management Science and others. With more than 20 years of teaching experience and more than 10 years of industry experience, he brings a very practical element to his teaching.

Research Interests

Supply chain risk, resilience; transportation and infrastructure; lean and six sigma initiatives

Recent Publications

  • Richard Monroe (2017). (Analyzing inventory and primary resources in the supply chain: Integrating supply chain, analytics and sustainability). (2) 11, pp. 21-28 ). Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability.
  • Paul Martin, Richard Monroe (2008). (Designing agility into the supply chain). (1) 11, pp. 25-30 ). Int'l Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems.
  • Richard Monroe (2019). (Developing Resilience in Supply Management). In Mangey Ram and Kachan Das, (Mathematical Modelling of System Resilience) pp. 25 ). River Publishing.
  • Merwan Mehta, Richard Monroe (2007). (Supply chain improvement utilizing the SCOR model in combination with Lean Six Sigma). (1) 10, pp. 75-80 ). Int'l Journal of Agile Manufacturing.
  • Richard Monroe, Jay Teets (2014). (Supply chain risk management: An analysis of sources of risk and mitigation strategies). In Prof. John Wang, (1) 6, pp. 4-21 ). Int'l Journal of Applied Management Science.
  • Richard Monroe, Samia Siha (2006). (Telecommuting's past and future: A literature review and research agenda). (4) 12, pp. 455-482 ). Business Process Management Journal.
  • Paul Barrett, Richard Monroe (2019). (The evolving B2B e-commerce and supply chain management: A chronological memoire). In Eldon Y. Li, (1) 25, pp. 18 ). Journal of Business and Management.