Detailed Information for Bob Harmel

Dr. Bob Harmel 
Economics
 » Professor
Office Location
Dillard College of Business Administration 255 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4365
Fax: (940) 397-4280
 
 

Contact Information

bob.harmel@mwsu.edu

My Websites


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2014 ECON 2433  201  Microeconomic Principles    Dillard College of Business Administration 129

MW 1100 1220

Details Spring 2014 BUAD 3323  201  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 129

MW 1230 1350

Details Spring 2014 BUAD 3323  202  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 121

TR 930 1050

Details Fall 2013 ECON 3703  170  Money-Banking-Monetary Policy    Dillard College of Business Administration 133

MW 1730 1850

Details Fall 2013 BUAD 3323  101  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 345

MW 930 1050

Details Fall 2013 BUAD 3323  102  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 133

MW 1230 1350

Details Summer II 2013 ECON 3703  401  Money-Banking-Monetary Policy    Dillard College of Business Administration 129

MTWR 1220 1420

Details Summer II 2013 BUAD 5833  470  Business Ethics and Social Responsibility    Dillard College of Business Administration 131

MW 1730 2130

Details Spring 2013 ECON 2433  202  Microeconomic Principles    Dillard College of Business Administration 121

TR 930 1050

Details Spring 2013 BUAD 3323  201  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 101

MW 930 1050

Details Spring 2013 BUAD 3323  202  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 101

MW 1230 1350

Details Spring 2013 BUAD 3323  270  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 101

MW 1730 1850

Details Fall 2012 ECON 3703  101  Money-Banking-Monetary Policy    Dillard College of Business Administration 121

MW 1400 1520

Details Fall 2012 ECON 2433  101  Microeconomic Principles    Dillard College of Business Administration 121

MW 1100 1220

Details Fall 2012 BUAD 3323  101  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 129

MW 930 1050

Details Summer I 2012 ECON 3703  301  Money-Banking-Monetary Policy    Dillard College of Business Administration 129

MTWR 1010 1210

Details Summer I 2012 BUAD 3323  301  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 129

MTWR 1430 1630

Details Spring 2012 3323  201  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 328

MW 9:30-10:50

Details Spring 2012 3323  202  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 328

MW 12:30-13:50

Details Spring 2012 3323  270  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 328

MW 14:00-15:20

Details Fall 2011 3703  170  Money-Banking-Monetary Policy    Dillard College of Business Administration 178 MW 0530pm-0650pm
Details Fall 2011 3323  101  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 345 MW 0930am-1050am
Details Fall 2011 3323  102  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 133 MW 1230pm-0150pm
Details Summer I 2011 3703   301  Money-Banking-Monetary Policy     Dillard College of Business Administration 129 MTWR 10:10-12:10
Details Summer I 2011 3323   301   Business Ethics     Dillard College of Business Administration 129 MTWR 14:30-16:30
Details Spring 2011 3323  201  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 101

MW 9:30-10:50am

Details Spring 2011 3323  202  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 101

MW 12:30-1:50pm

Details Spring 2011 3323  270  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 101

MW 5:30-6:50pm

Details Fall 2010 3703  101  Money-Banking-Monetary Policy    Dillard College of Business Administration 133

TR
12:30p - 1:50p

Details Fall 2010 3323  101  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 328

MW 9:30-10:50am

Details Fall 2010 3323  102  Business Ethics    Dillard College of Business Administration 328

MW 12:30-1:50pm




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Texas Tech University B.S., Agricultural Economics 1967 
Iowa State University M.S., Economics 1969 
Iowa State University Ph.D., Economics 1974 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Iowa State University  Research Assistant  1967  1969
 Midwestern State University  Instructor  1969  1972
 State of Texas  Independent Consultant  1970  1970
 NORTEX Regional Planning Commission  Independent Consultant  1971  1971
 Iowa State University  Research Associate  1973  1974
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Professor  1974  1976
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Professor of Economics  1977  1979
  Midwestern State University  Dean, School of Business Administration and Economics  1977  1979
 Midwestern State University  Associate Professor  1990  1999
 Midwestern State University  Professor  2000  Present



Research and Publications

Refereed Articles 

Friesen, D., Harmel, B., & Patterson, M. C. (2013).  A Genetic Algorithm SpreadsheetT ModelL For Optimizing A Combinatorial Problem.  International Journal of Management Research and Review, 2497-2512.  

Gaharan, C., Faust, K., & Harmel, B. (in press, 2013).  Kitty VS Goliath--A Customer's Battle with AT&T.  Journal of Case Studies.  

Friesen, D., Patterson, M. C., & Harmel, B. (2013).  A Spreadsheet Optimization Model for Solving Sudoku Problems.  Business Management Dynamics, 2 (9), 15-20.  

Stambaugh, J., Patterson, M., & Harmel, B. (2012).  Optimizing start-up locations: A zero-one spreadsheet model for maximizing potential target population in contiquous counties in South Carolina.  Business Management Dynamics, 1 (7).  

Friesen, D., Patterson, M., & Harmel, B. (2011).  A Comparison of Multiple Regression and Neural Networks for Forecasting Real Estate Values.  Regional Business Review, 30, 114-138.  

Penrose, L., Li, Q., Harmel, B., & Patterson, M. (2010).  Factors Affecting Students' Credit Card and Student Loan Debt on a University Campus.  Midwestern Business and Economic Review (44), 19-24.  

Patterson, M. & Harmel, B. (2010).  The Coin Changing Problem as a Mathematical Model.  Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods, 5 (2).  

Patterson, M. C., Harmel, B., & Friesen, D. (2009).  A Spreadsheet Simulation of the Monty Hall Problem.  American Journal of Business Education, 3 (2), 1-13.  

Harmel, R. D., Harmel, B., & Patterson, M. C. (2008).  On-Farm Agro-Economic Effects of Fertilizing Cropland with Poultry Litter.  Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 17, 545-555.  

Patterson, M. C., Harmel, B., & Friesen, D. (2007).  A Zero-One Spreadsheet Solution Model.  Oil Gas and Energy Quarterly, 56 (1), 85-102.  

Patterson, M., Harmel, B., & Friesen, D. (2007).  A Spreadsheet Solution to Einstein's Riddle.  International Journal of Technology, Policy, and Management, 7 (1), 49-67.  

Patterson, M. & Harmel, B. (2006).  A Regression Approach to Forecasting Sale Price of Single-Family Residences in Wichita County, Texas.  Journal of Property Economics, 2, 61-72.  

Harmel, B. & Patterson, M. (2006).  An Analysis of Real Estate Market Changes, United States, 1989-2005.  Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, XXXII (2), 64-88.  

Harmel, B. & Patterson, M. C. (2005).  A Spreadsheet Approach to Solving Dynamic Programming Knapsack Problems.  Business Journal for Entrepreneurs, 2005 (4), 22-32.  

Harmel, B. & Patterson, M. C. (2005).  An Analysis of the Impact of Buffer Size on Profitability in a Drum-Buffer-Rope Scheduling Environment.  Palmetto Review, 8 (2005).  

Harmel, B. & Patterson, M. (2005).  Solving the Traveling Salesman Problem Using Premium Solver Platform Software.  International Journal of Management, 22 (4), 532-541.  

Harmel, B. & Patterson, M. (2003).  An Algorithm for Using Excel Solver for the Traveling Salesman Problem.  Journal of Education for Business, 78 (6).  

Patterson, M. & Harmel, B. (2002).  An Algorithmic Approach for Solving Linear Programming Transportation Problems Using Microsoft Solver.  International Journal of Business Disciplines (IJBD), 12 (1).  

McMullen, M., Patterson, M., & Harmel, B. (2001).  An Application of Theory of Constraints in Production and Marketing.  International Journal of Case Studies and Research, 6 (1).  

Kaufman, D., Patterson, M., & Harmel, B. (2001).  Implementation of TOC In an Engine Components Re_Manufacturing Company.  International Journal of Case Studies and Research, 6 (1).  

Patterson, M. & Harmel, B. (2001).  Using Microsoft Excel Solver for Linear Programming Assignment Problems.  International Journal of Management, 18 (3).  

Harmel, B. (2000).  Statistical Analysis of the Relationship Between Tax Burden and Job Growth in the United States, 1984-1996.  International Journal of Business Disciplines (IJBD).  

Gillespie, M., Patterson, M., & Harmel, B. (2000).  TOC Beyond Manufacturing.  Industrial Management.  

McMullen, M., Patterson, M., & Harmel, B. (1999).  An Application of the Theory of Constraints in a Small Machine Shop.  International Journal of Management.  

Petree, J., Patterson, M., & Harmel, B. (1998).  Total Plant Production Efficiency.  International Journal of Business Disciplines (IJBD).  

Patterson, M. & Harmel, B. (1997).  Performance Measurement: A Review of the Approaches of Goldratt and Deming.  Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.  

Osten, S., Patterson, M., & Harmel, B. (1997).  A Theory of Constraints Fable (Part One).  Industrial Management.  

Osten, S., Patterson, M., & Harmel, B. (1997).  A Theory of Constraints Fable (Part Two).  Industrial Management.  

Patterson, M. & Harmel, B. (1995).  Manufacturing Base Maintenance and Labor Market Conditions Among States.  Central Business Review.  

Patterson, M. (1993).  The Revolution Occurring in American Manufacturing.  Industrial Management.  

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 

National

Harmel, B. & Patterson, M. (2006, February). Understanding Corporate Governance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Ethics.   American Society of Business & Behavioral Sciences, Proceedings of 13th Annual Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Regional

Bhuyan, R. & Harmel, B. (2005, March). Seasonality in Option Month Returns: An Investigation of the U.S. Financial Market.   Southwestern Finance Association (FBD), 2005, Dallas, Texas.

Research Reports 

2009: Harmel, B. & Patterson, M., Decision Support Tool for Managing On-Farm Organic and Inorganic Nutrients for Sustainability.