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  7. Bullet  Queensland University of

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Harvey J. Brightman is Regents Professor Emeritus of Managerial Sciences at Georgia State University (GSU). He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration  (management science/statistics major) from the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management in 1970.  He has published over 80 articles in the fields of problem solving, computer‑based model building, decision support systems, and improving teaching. 


He has consulted with Armco, Coca Cola, ARCO, Scientific Atlanta, Cisco, Comcast, The Institute for Management Studies, IBM, Georgia Power, and Centers for Disease Control among others.

In 1984, the Robinson College of Business selected Dr. Brightman for the Outstanding Scholar and Teacher award. He has also received the CBA award for teaching and for service. He served as Research Professor for the Robinson College of Business from 1982-1987. In 1992, Georgia State University selected Dr. Brightman as its Alumni Distinguished Professor (the outstanding scholar and teacher).  In 1994, he received the Dennis Grawoig Distinguished Service Award from the Decision Sciences Institute.  In 1998, The Board of Regents selected Dr. Brightman to receive the Regents' Teaching Excellence Award – the outstanding teacher at the four research universities.  He has served as teaching mentor from 1999 to the present time and has mentored over 40 GSU faculty members.  He has also mentored faculty at Emory University, Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane Australia, UAB (Schools of Liberal Arts, Health Sciences, and Medicine), Ohio Northern, Wake Forest, University of Maryland, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and UNC Chapel Hill.  In addition, he has taught in Executive MBA programs at RSM in Rotterdam and CEIBS in Shanghai.

Dr. Brightman has extensive experience in helping university faculty members improve their teaching.  He taught the doctoral seminar on university-level teaching at GSU from 1976-2001.  He has also taught at the Decision Science Institute’s doctoral consortium a session on college teaching over 25 consecutive years.  He is the director of the Master Teacher Program, a 2 1/-day intensive workshop, from 1988-to the present.  Over 800 faculty members worldwide have attended.  In addition, he has presented over 135 teaching and learning workshops worldwide for B-schools and universities over the past fifteen years.  He has also taught in the AACSB Bridge program - a program for business people who wish to transition to teaching.  In addition, he has helped to implement in-house teaching mentoring programs at many universities.

His first book entitled Problem Solving: A Logical and Creative Approach was the Macmillan Executive Book Selection in the summer of 1981.  The American Association of Hospital Administrators also nominated it for its Book of the Year.  It was translated into Japanese in 1983.  Dr. Brightman's second book is entitled Statistics in Plain English published in 1985 and is still in print.  His third book entitled Group Problem Solving: An Improved Managerial Approach was translated into Japanese in 1991.   Both of his problem-solving books are still in print, making them among the longest-running university-press books in existence. His fourth book, Statistics for Business Problem Solving was published in 1992. In 1999, Dr. Brightman completed another statistics book entitled Data Analysis in Plain English with Excel. 

Dr. Brightman is a Past President and a Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute; an international organization dedicated to improving decision making.