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D. Abbott Turner College of Business

Our mission is to create better futures for our diverse student body by producing a career-ready workforce. Our programs are in business and technology -- and where the two meet.

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Johnny Ho



Dr. Johnny Ho

Dr. Johnny Ho

Position: Professor
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 343
Phone: 706-507-8087
Discipline: Management


Ph.D. in Management, Georgia Institute of Technology

M.B.A. with Distinction, State University of New York at Buffalo

B.A. in Business Administration, University of Washington

Specialty Area

Operations Management and Management Science


Johnny C. Ho is a Professor of Operations Management at Columbus State University. He has a B.A. in business administration from the University of Washington, an M.B.A. in management science from State University of New York at Buffalo, and a Ph.D. in operations management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Professor Ho received the Columbus State University Faculty Research and Scholarship Award in 1997, 2004, and 2008. Previously, he was a faculty member at the University of Texas at El Paso and Truman State University.

Professor Ho has published over 55 articles in academic journals such as:

  • 4OR (Springer)
  • Annals of Operations Research (Springer)
  • Asia Pacific Management Review (Elsevier)
  • Computers and Industrial Engineering (Elsevier)
  • Computers and Operations Research (Elsevier)
  • European Journal of Operational Research (Elsevier)
  • International Journal of Industrial Engineering (University of Cincinnati)
  • International Journal of Integrated Supply Management  (Inderscience)
  • International Journal of Operational Research (Inderscience)
  • International Journal of Production Economics (Elsevier)
  • International Journal of Production Research (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing (Springer)
  • Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of the Operational Research Society (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • Mathematical and Computer Modelling (Elsevier)
  • Naval Research Logistics (Wiley)
  • OMEGA–The International Journal of Management Science (Elsevier)
  • Pesquisa Operacional (Brazilian Operations Research Society)
  • Production Planning and Control (Taylor & Francis)

Professor Ho has also made over 80 presentations in various conferences. He is a Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and a Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) through the American Society for Quality for more than 20 years. Furthermore, he is recognized by Pegasystems as a Certified System Architect (CSA) and a Certified Pega Business Architect (CPBA).