Journal Publications

Attaran, M., “Digital Technology Enablers and their Implications for Supply Chain Management.” Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal. April 2020 • PP 1-15.

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Attaran, M. and Attaran, S.“Food Printing: Evolving Technologies, Challenges, Opportunities, and Best Adoption Strategies.” Journal of International Technology and Information Management. Volume 29, Issue 1, April 2020 • PP 24-32.

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Attaran, M. “3D Printing Role in Filling the Critical Gap in the Medical Supply Chain during COVID-19 Pandemic.” American Journal of Industrial and Business Management. May 2020. PP 988-1001.

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Attaran, M.,  and Gunasekaran, A. “Blockchain-enabled technology: the emerging technology set to reshape and decentralize many industries.”  International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences. Volume 12 • Issue 4 • March 2019. PP 424-444.

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Attaran, M., Attaran, S. and Kirkland, D. “The Need for Digital Workplace: Increasing Workforce Productivity in the Information Age”  International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems. Volume 15 • Issue 1 • January-March 2019.

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Attaran, M. and Deb, P. “Machine Learning: The New ‘Big Thing’ for Competitive Advantage.” International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2018. PP 277-305.

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Attaran, M. Stark, J. and Stotler, D. “Opportunities and Challenges for Big Data Analytics in American Higher Education -A Conceptual Model for Implementation.” Industry and Higher Education,  April 26, 2018; pp. 169–182.

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Attaran M. and Attaran, S. “The Rise of Embedded Analytics:  Empowering Manufacturing and Service Industry with Big Data.” International Journal of Business Intelligence Research. Volume 9 • Issue 1 • January-June 2018.

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Attaran, M. and Morfin-Manibo, R. “Your Future Reality will be Digital,” ISE, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. July 1, 2018. PP 26-31.

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Attaran, M. and Woods, J. “Cloud Computing Technology: A viable Option for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses.” Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, Volume 123 (2), Fall 2018.

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 Attaran M. and Attaran, S. “Opportunities and Challenges of Implementing Predictive Analytics for Competitive Advantage.” International Journal of Business Intelligence Research. Volume 9, Issue, 2. July-December 2018.

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Attaran, M. and Woods, J. “Cloud Computing Technology: Improving Small Business Performance Using the Internet.” Journal of Small Business &Entrepreneurship. June, 07, 2018.

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Attaran, M. Attaran, S. and Celik, BG. “Promises and Challenges of Cloud Computing in Higher Education: A Practical Guide for Implementation.” Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice. 2017, 17 (6) PP 20-38,

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Attaran, M. “Additive Manufacturing: The Most Promising Technology to Alter Supply Chain and Logistics,” Journal of Service Science and Management, Special Issue in Supply Chain Management, June 2017, Volume 10 (03). PP 189-205.

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Attaran, M. ” Cloud Computing Technology: Leveraging the Power of The Internet to Improve Business Performance,” Journal of International Technology and Information Management, Summer 2017, Volume 26(1). PP 112-137.

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Attaran, M. “The Internet of Things: Limitless Opportunities for Business and Society,” Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, Fall 2017, Volume 12 (1). PP 10-29.

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Attaran, M., and P. Stidham “The Comoing Age of 3D Printing,” Industrial & Systems Engineers, April 2017, Volume 49 (4). PP 26-31.

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 Attaran, M. “The Rise of Additive Manufacturing and Advantages over Traditional Manufacturing,” Business Horizons, October 2017, Volume 6 (5).  PP 677-688.

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Attaran, M. “3D Printing: Enabling a New Era of Opportunities and Challenges for Manufacturing,” International Journal of Research in Engineering and Science, October 2016, Volume 4 (10), PP 30-38,

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Attaran, M., “Citical Success Factors and Challenges of Implementing RFID in Supply Chain Management,” Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, Volume 10, Number  1, PP 144-167, February 2012.

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Attaran, M., “The Supply and Demand for RFID,”  Industrial Engineer, The Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Volume 43, Number 12, December 2011.

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Attaran, M., “Keeping the Promise of Efficiency: RFID’s Trends and its Renewed Popularity,”  Industrial Engineer, The Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Volume 41, Number 3, PP 46-49, March 2009.

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 Attaran, M., “Strategic Implications of RFID Implementations in the Retail Industry Supply Chain,” International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, Volume 2, Number  (3-4), PP 155-171, November 2011.

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 Attaran, M., “RFIP: An Enabler of Supply Chain Management,” Supply Chain Management Journal, Vol. 12, No.4, 2007.

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Attaran, M. and S. Attaran “Collaborative Supply Chain Management: The Most Promising Practice for Building Efficient and Sustainable Supply Chains,” Business Process Management Journal, Volume 13, Number 3, May 2007, PP 390-404.

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Attaran, M., “Collaborative Computing: A New Management Strategy for Increasing Productivity and Building a Better Business,” Business Strategy Series, Vol. 8, No. 6, January 2007.

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Attaran, M., “The Coming Age of RFID Revolution,” Journal of International Technology and Information Management, Vol. 15, No.4, 2006, PP 77-88.

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Attaran, M., “RFID Pays Off: Real Benefits Begin to Accrue in Several Industries,”  Industrial Engineer, The Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Vol. 38, No. 9, September 2006, PP 46-50.

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Attaran, M., “Creating a well-Defined District Web Site: A Checklist for Administrators,” DataBus, Volume 45, Issue 1, February 2005.

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Attaran, M. and G. Wood, “The 403(b) Industry—Issues and Practices,” Benefits Quarterly, January 2005.

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Attaran, M., “e-Security: Deploying the Best Defense for Your Company, “e-Business Review Journal, Fall 2004, PP 45-52.

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 Attaran, M., “Nurturing The Supply Chain,” Industrial Management, the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE),Volume 46, Number 10, September/October 2004, PP 16-20.

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Attaran, M. and S. Attaran, “The Rebirth of Reengineering: X-engineering,” Business Process Management Journal, Volume 10, Number 4, August 2004, PP 400-414.

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 Attaran, M., “Exploring the Relationship Between Information Technology and Business Process Reengineering,” Information & Management, Volume 41, Issue 5, May 2004, PP. 529-684.

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 Attaran, M., “Information Technology and Business Process Redesign,” Business Process Management Journal, Volume 9, Number 4, 2003, pp. 408–420.

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 Attaran, M., “The Coming Age of Virtual Teaming: Guidelines for Managers,” International Journal of Management, Volume 20, No. 2, June, 2003.

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 Attaran, M. and S. Attaran, “e-Procurement: The Next Wave of Cost Reduction and Process Improvement,” Industrial Management, the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), June, 2002.

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 Attaran, M. and S. Attaran, “Collaborative Computing Technology: The Hot New Managing Tools,” Team Performance Management, Volume 8, Number ½, 2002.

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 Attaran, M., “Strategic Management of Technology at Frito-Lay’s Kern Manufacturing Facility” Industrial Management & Data Systems, Volume 101, No. 6, August 2001.

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Attaran, M., “Managing The Use of School Technology: An Eight step Guide for Administrators,” Journal of Management Development, Vol. 20, No. 5, June 2001.

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 Attaran, M., “The Coming Age of On-Line Procurement, “Industrial Management & Data Systems, Volume 101, No. 4, June 2001.

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 Attaran, M., “Why Does Reengineering Fail? A Practical Guide for Successful Implementation,” Journal of Management Development, Volume 19, No. 9, November 2000.

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 Attaran, M., “Creating the Right Structural Fit for the Self-Directed Teams,” Team Performance Management, Journal, Vol.6, Nos 1/2, 2000.

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Attaran, M., “Managing Legal Liability of the Net: A Ten step Guide for IT Managers,” Information Management & Computer Security Journal, Vol.6, No. 2, 2000.

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Attaran, M., “Voice Recognition Software programs: Are they Right for You?” Information Management & Computer Security Journal, Volume 8, No.1, March 2000.

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Attaran, M., “Succeeding with Self-Managed Work Teams,” Industrial Management, July/August, 1999.

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 Attaran, M., “Privacy and Security on the Internet: How to Secure Your Personal Information and Company Data,” Information Management & Computer Security Journal, Volume 7, No. 5, October 1999.

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Attaran, M. and Glenn Wood,”How to Succeed at Reengineering,” Management Decision Journal, Volume 37, No. 8, October 1999.

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 Attaran, M., “Internet-Based Business Opportunities: Buyers Beware of Scams,” Information Management & Computer Security Journal, Volume 7, No. 4, September 1999.

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 Attaran, M., and Tai T., Nguyen, “Design and Implementation of Self-Directed Process Teams,” Management Decision Journal, Volume 37, No. 7, September 1999.

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Attaran, M., “On the Internet, Don’t Get Personal,” IIE Solutions, May 1999.

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Attaran, M. and Brian Wargo, “Succeeding with Ergonomics in Computerized Offices,” Work Study, May/June 1999.

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 Attaran, M. and Glenn Wood, “Measuring the Efficiency of Tax-Favored Investments,” Journal of Financial Planning, Vol. 10, No. 4, August 1997.

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Attaran, M.,”CIM: Getting Set for Implementation,” Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 97, No. 1, 1997.

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Attaran, M., “Implementing Ergonomics: Adopting an Integrated Business Approach,” IIE Solutions, Volume 28, No. 6, June 1996.

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 Attaran, M., “The Coming Age of Fuzzy Logic in Manufacturing and Services,” Journal of Systems Management, March/April, 1996.

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Attaran, M., “Barriers to Effective CIM Implementation,” Information Systems Management, Vol. 13, No.4, Fall 1996.

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 Attaran, M., “Gaining CIM’s Benefits,” Computers in Industry, Vol. 29, January 1996.

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Attaran, M., “Information Systems Plays a Critical Role in CIM Success,” Industrial Engineering Solutions, Vol. 27, No.12, December 1995.

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Attaran, M. and Heather Fitzgerald, “Implementing TQM in the Delivery of Government-Contracted Healthcare,” Industrial Management, Vol. 37, No. 2, March/April 1995.

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Attaran, M., “Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Implementing an Automated Factory,” Journal of Information Systems Management, Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring 1992.

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Attaran, M. and C. Upthegrove, “The Use of Automation in a Process Plant: Case Application of the Carnation Bakersfield Ice Cream Plant,” Industrial Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 9, September 1991.

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 Attaran, M. and C. Upthegrove, “Integrating Automation In An Ice Cream Processing Plant,” Journal of Systems Management, Vol. 42,No. 5, May 1991.

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 Saghafi, M. and M. Attaran, “Concentration Trends and Profitability In U.S. Manufacturing: A Reply and Some New Evidence,” Applied Economics, Vol. 23, 1991, pp. 721 722.

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 Attaran, M. and M. Saghafi, “Is This the Beginning of the End in the Competitive Trend? “ Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. XVI, No. 2, April June 1990.

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Attaran, M., “Commodity Concentration of Exports and Imports of Selected Pacific Countries: An Entropy Approach,” International Journal of Management, Vol. 7, No. 1, March 1990.

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 Attaran, M., “Robotics Applications In Manufacturing,” Journal of Information Systems Management, Winter, 1990.

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Attaran, M., “The Automated Factory: Justification and Implementation,” Business Horizons, Vol. 32, No. 3, May June, 1989.

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Attaran, M., “The Future of Robotics in Manufacturing,” CIM Review, Vol. 5, No. 4, Summer, 1989.

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Attaran, M., “Strategic Issues In The Automated Factory,” Industrial Management and Data Systems, No. 4, Summer, 1989.

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 Attaran, M. “Organizational, Economic, and Strategic Implications of the Service Robot,” Inside DPMA, Vol. 27, No. 7, July, 1989.

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 Attaran, M. and J. Haut, “Using Ergonomic Principles to Improve Worker Productivity,” Information Executives, Vol. 2, No. 3, Summer, 1989.

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Attaran, M. and M. Saghafi, “Aggregate Concentration Trends in the Fortune 500 Manufacturing Firms, “ International Journal of Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, June, 1989.

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Attaran M. and M. Zwick, “An Information Theory Approach to Measuring Industrial Diversification,” Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 16, No. 1, 1989.

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Attaran, M. and G. Routh, “Measuring Data Processing Quality at Contel’s Information Resource Center,” Industrial Management, Vol.30, No. 6, Nov. Dec. 1988.

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Attaran, M. and M. Saghafi, “Concentration Trends and Profitability in the U.S. Manufacturing Section: 1970 84,” Applied Economics, Vol. 20, No. 11, Nov., 1988.

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Bowin, R. B. and M. Attaran, “The Effect of Getting Along and Managers’ Evaluations,” Psychological Reports, Vol. 63, Sept., 1988.

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Attaran, M. and D. Guseman, “Structural Changes in the Service Industry,” Journal of Business Research, Vol. 17, No. 1, Aug., 1988.

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 Attaran, M. and D. Guseman, “ An Investigation Into the Nature of Structural Changes Within the Service Sector in the U.S., “ Journal of the Market Research Society, Vol. 30, No. 3, July 1988.

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Bidgoli, H. and M. Attaran, “Improving the Effectiveness of Strategic Decision Making Using an Integrated Decision Support System,” Information and Software Technology, Vol. 30, No. 5, June 1988.

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 Attaran, M. and M. Zwick, “Entropy and Other Measures of Industrial Diversification,” Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 26, No. 4, Autumn, 1987.

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Attaran, M. and M. Zwick, “The Effect of Industrial Diversification on Employment and Income:  A Case Study,” The Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, Vol. 27, No. 4, Winter, 1987.

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 Attaran, M. and D. Guseman, “Monitoring Structural Changes Within the Wholesale and Retail Trade,” Economic Letters, Vol. 24, No. 4, 1987.

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 Bowin, R. B. and M. Attaran, “The Ghiselli Study of Abilities and Traits of More and Less Successful Middle Managers: A Replication,” Psychological Reports, Vol. 60, 1987.

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 Attaran, M., “Industrial Diversity and Economic Performance,” The Annals of Regional Science, Vol. XX, No. 2, July, 1986.

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Qayum, A., and M. Attaran, “Impact of Sectoral Growth Rates On the Growth Rate of the GNP,” Economia Internzionale, Vol. XXXIII, No.2 3, July August, 1980.

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