Assistant Professor, Business
BGS, BS, MBA, Louisiana State University
PhD, Auburn University
Professor Fazel Hayati has taught at Edgewood College since 2004. Dr. Hayati teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Operations Management, Quality & Productivity and Statistical Process Control. He has also consulted with many organizations in manufacturing, service, healthcare, government and education. He is a proponent and practitioner of W. Edwards Deming management philosophy and Walter Shewhart methods. His area of research includes quality and productivity as a business strategy, understanding variation, operations viewed as a system and statistical process control. He has published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, Journal of Safety Research, Journal of Drug Benefits Trends, Joint Commission Journal of Quality Improvement and Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology. He has also presented in numerous conferences: Decision Sciences Institute, Institute of Industrial Engineers, American Accounting Association, Society for Health System, The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. He received his BS and MBA degrees from Louisiana State University and his Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Auburn University. He volunteers for non-profit community organizations.