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Kenneth Ko Associate Professor of Decision Sciences

Kenneth Ko, PhD

Associate Professor of Decision Sciences
Department Chair of Strategy‚ Information Systems Technology Management‚ and Decision Sciences
Graziadio Business School

Biography

Dr. Ko is associate professor of decision sciences and department chair of Strategy‚ Information Systems Technology Management‚ and Decision Sciences. Dr. Ko has worked as a product manager for Hewlett-Packard, a business manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers, and a management consultant for Strategic Decisions Group where he is currently an outside consultant. Dr. Ko graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with honors, and Stanford University with a PhD in Management Science and Engineering.

In addition to being a professor at the Graziadio School, he has also taught at Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business and California State University, Fullerton's Mihaylo College of Business and Economics. Dr. Ko's research has been presented at conferences and published in journals such as Journal of Global Business, Journal of Statistics Education, and Journal of International Management Studies. His research focuses on applying management science models to high-technology products and companies.

Education

  • Stanford University, PhD, Engineering: Economic Systems and Operations Research
  • Stanford University, MS, Engineering: Economic Systems
  • University of California, BS with honors, Electrical Engineering with Systems emphasis

Ko K. "Multiple Regression Model For Market Capitalization." The Journal of Global Business Issues Vol. 3, Num. 2, Summer/Fall, 2009

Hall O. and Ko. K. "Enhancing Decision Sciences Education Through Intelligent Tutors." Information Systems Education Journal Vol. 7, Num. 5, March, 2009

Hall O. and Ko. K. "Customized Content Delivery for Graduate Management Education: Application to Business Statistics." Journal of Statistics Education Vol. 16, Num. 3, November, 200

Ko K. "Optimal Pricing Model." The Journal of Global Business Issues Vol. 2, Num. 1, Winter/Spring, 2008, 143-147

Ko K. "The Influence of Product Rating and Market Share on Product Sales." Journal of International Management Studies Vol. 3, Num. 1, February, 2008, 52-55

Ko K. "The Trade-Off Between R&D and Marketing Spending for High-Technology Companies." The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge Vol. 7, Num. 1, September, 2005, 59-66

Ko K. and Tse E. "High-Technology Product Strategies." Journal of Global Business Vol. 16, Num. 30, Winter, 2005, 41-47

Ko K. "Multiple Regression Model For Market Capitalization." The Journal of Global Business Issues Annual Global Business Conference. May, 2009.

Hall O. and Ko. K. "Enhancing Decision Sciences Education Through Intelligent Tutors." Information Systems Education Conference. November, 2008. Won meritorious paper award.

Hall O. and Ko. K. "Improving the Delivery of Graduate Management Education: Screening for Success." College Learning and Teaching Conference. October, 2007.

Hall O. and Ko K. "Measuring MBA Learning Outcomes Using Business Simulations." Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference. March, 2007.

Hall O. and Ko K. "Learning Assurance Using Business Simulations Applications to Executive Management Education." Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning Vol. 33, 2006, 1-6

Ko K. and Tse E. "A High-Technology Dynamic Model." The 2005 Annual Meeting of the Association for Global Business. November, 2005.

Topics

  • Quantitative Business Analysis
  • Applied Data Analysis