Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Dr. Robert Vokurka

An Outstanding Islander

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Our Supply Chain Specialist
By contributing his expertise, Dr. Robert Vokurka gives individuals and organizations an opportunity to prosper in a global competitive environment. The professor and chair of the Department of Finance, Economics and Decision Sciences was appointed to the 2008 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence that an organization can receive. The board is composed of industry and government professionals and experts from trade, education and healthcare organizations. Vokurka was also named chair of the board of directors for APICS, the Association for Operations Management, a 43,000-member international professional organization that includes representatives from the manufacturing, service, retail and wholesale industries. He has published more than 50 papers in journals, has more than 25 years of industry experience and holds various certifications in accounting, operations management, purchasing and quality.

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