John Miltenburg

Professor Emeritus
Operations Management
McMaster University 1280 Main Street West Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4M4
DSB 411

905-525-9140, x22014

Professor Miltenburg’s research interests are international production networks and strategy, lean production and facility layout, inventory management, quality management, and integer programming. He teaches courses in operations management, management science, business statistics, and quality management.


Ph.D. (Management Science), University of Waterloo

M.Eng., M.Div., University of Toronto

B.Eng., M.B.A., McMaster University

Research and Study Interests

Professor Miltenburg’s book, “Manufacturing Strategy”, Second Edition, London: CRC  Press, New York: Productivity Press, 2005, is a widely used reference for international production network strategy and design. He has done consulting work with many companies. He has published 55 papers in peer-reviewed journals including the European Journal of Operations Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IIE Transactions, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Operations Management, Management Science, and Production Planning and Control.

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