Dr. Samuel L. Seaman, Ph.D.
Professor of Decision SciencePh.D., University of Florida
M.Ed., Stetson University
B.A., Stetson University
Dr. Samuel L. Seaman is professor of decision sciences in the Graziadio School of Business and Management. He teaches graduate courses in applied statistics and evidence-based decision analysis and has an applied research agenda that focuses on the use of mathematical models to solve dilemmas in economics, finance, healthcare, and marketing.
He has published in numerous academic journals including Business Economics, Communications in Statistics, Head & Neck Surgery, the Journal of Business Forecasting, the Journal of Business Venturing, and Strategic Management Journal. His consulting engagements have led to meaningful improvements in credit-scoring models, predictive models of charitable giving, and assessment models used to evaluate the efficacy of strategic initiatives on corporate financial performance.
- "The Impact of Human Resource Practices and Compensation Design on Performance: An Analysis of Family-owned SME’s" Journal of Small Business Management, Volume 44 (4), pp. 531-543, 2006.
- “Comparison of classification models for predicting equipment lease and loan default?” Journal of Equipment Lease Financing, Volume 27 (1), pp. 1-7.
- “Developing Winning Baseball Teams: a Neural Net Analysis” International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing. Volume 5 (3), pp. 277-294.
- "Special Technical Analysis: The Winners Curse and Optimal Auction Bidding Strategies" The Graziadio Business Report, Volume 12 (2).