Our program, ranked No. 8 in the U.S. by College Factual 2019, prepares students to move their companies ahead of the competition by successfully mobilizing and coordinating resources, all while keeping a close eye on the bottom line. Rigorous coursework offers an understanding of complex managerial issues and ethical practices.   



Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

  • Alberto Aneses-Negron
  • Linda Barringer
  • Elizabeth Carter
  • Ed Drozda
  • Bo Fan
  • Valerie Leduc
  • Keith Murphy
  • Mehreen Pasha
Primus, Dirk

Dirk J Primus

Assistant Professor, Management
Faculty Suite J, Room 140
Ph D, Bentley University
, University College Cork
M Sc,

• Technology and Innovation Management • Management Strategy/Business Policy • Supply Chain Design • Internationalization/Globalization Strategy

• Creativity Management (Creative Methods, Design Thinking and Flow State for High Performance Individuals and Teams) • Emerging Market Strategies and Frugal Innovations • Innovation Deployment Strategies

  • International Society for Professional Innovation Management
  • 2016, Outstanding Faculty Award
  • 2015, Outstanding Faculty Award

Primus, D., Jiang, C., Crafting better team climate: the benefits of using creative methods during team initiation, International Journal of Technology Management.

Primus, D., Sonneburg, S., Flow experience in Design Thinking and practical synergies with Lego Serious Play, The Creativity Research Journal, 2018.

Primus, D., Stavrulaki, E., Connecting sub-process polyads at the PD/SC interface for NPI performance, Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, 2018.

Primus, D., A configuration and contingency analysis of the Development Chain, Technovation, 2017.

Primus, D., Stavrulaki, E., A product centric examination of alignment decisions at the nexus of product development and supply chains, International Journal of Logistics Management, 2017.

Primus, D., Tasca, N., Robinson-Howe, J., Utilizing PPPs Engagements as an Alternative Approach for Entering BOP Markets, Journal of International Business and Economy, 2017.

Primus, D., Strategic resource allocation in entrepreneurial businesses during epidemic growth periods, Journal of Marketing and Management Research, 2016.

Primus, D., Jiang, C., The effect of creative methods on team climate, International Journal of Technology Management.