Bob Emiliani

Manufacturing & Construction Management

Contact Information

Nicolaus Copernicus Hall 212-0200

Phone: 860-832-3229



Dr. Emiliani is a versatile author whose work spans engineering, social sciences, and humanities. He has authored or co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed papers (h-index = 36, i10-index = 54) in six different disciplines: leadership, management, management history, supply chain management, higher education, and materials engineering (metallurgy and ceramic matrix composites). Click here to view Dr. Emiliani's Google Scholar page. He is the author or co-author of more than 20 books. He is one of the most prolific authors in the field of Lean management, and he originated the academic study of Lean leadership beginning in 1994. Click here to view Dr. Emiliani's books.

Dr. Emiliani’s papers have been published in diverse journals such as: Management Decision, Supply Chain Management, Journal of Management History, TQM Magazine, Journal of Workplace Learning, Quality Assurance in Education, Leadership and Organizational Development, Industrial Marketing Management, Materials Science and Engineering, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Journal of Materials Science, Metallurgical Transactions A, Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, Surface Coatings Technology, and Wear. He been or is currently a member of the editorial review boards several academic journals and was the North American Regional Editor of Supply Chain Management: An International Journal from 2005 to 2007.