ACADEMIC AREA Technology and Operations Management AREAS OF EXPERTISE Inventory Control, Manufacturing Planning and Scheduling, Manufacturing Project Management, Materials Management, Planning and Scheduling, Service Industry Operations , Total Productive Maintenance , Lean Systems BiographyPublicationsCoursesCase Studies Education: B.S., B.A., MBA, Ph.D., University of PennsylvaniaOliver Wight Professor of Business Administration Elliott N. Weiss teaches in the Technology and Operations Management area at Darden. He is the author of numerous articles in the areas of production and operations management and has extensive consulting experience for both manufacturing and service companies in the areas of production scheduling, workflow management, logistics, lean conversions and total productive maintenance.Before coming to Darden in 1987, Weiss was on the faculty of the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He has held visiting appointments at the Graduate School of Management and the University of Melbourne, Australia, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.Weiss, Elliott, Graham Gillam, Kyle Simmons, and Donald Stevenson. "Line, Line, Everywhere a Line: Cross-Cultural Considerations for Waiting-Line Managers, Business Horizons, Vol 57 (4) 2014, 533-539.Weiss, Elliott and Rebecca Goldberg. "Living Lean: A Practical Primer on Continual Improvement," Productivity Press, (2014). MBA CoursesOperations Management (MBA, EMBA and GEMBA) Management of Service Operations Management of Global ProcessesExecutive Education CoursesManagement Essentials for Developing LeadersAdvancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.Elliott N. Weiss' cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.