Dr. Timothy Pettit

Dr. Tim Pettit is an Associate Professor and Academic Program Director for the Bachelor of Arts in Management degree and the MBA Specialization in Supply Chain Management within the School of Business and Management at National University. He instructs graduate and undergraduate courses in Management, Supply Chain Management, Leadership, Technology Innovation, Management Science and Marketing. In addition, he is a member of his field’s premier professional organization, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. He is a world-wide lecturer and researcher on Supply Chain Risk and Resilience. Previous to National University, Dr. Pettit served on the faculty at the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Air Force Institute of Technology. He retired from the Air Force after 24 years in logistics and aircraft maintenance, where he led combat units and support forces around the world.

Professional History

  • 2013 – 2015 — Adjunct Professor, Colorado Technical University
  • 2011 – 2015 — Associate Professor, United States Air Force Academ
  • 2008 – 2011 — Assistant Professor, Air Force Institute of Tech
  • 1992 – 2015 — Aircraft Maintenance Officer, United States Air Force

Memberships

  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • Logistics Officers Association

Publications

  • Pettit, T., Croxton, K. And Fiksel, J.. (2019). The Evolution of Resilience in Supply Chain Management: A Retrospective on Ensuring Supply Chain Resilience. Journal of Business Logistics, 40(1): 56-65.
  • Timothy J. Pettit And Brian Tobin. (2014). Strategic Management throughout a Weapon System's Life Cycle: The Case for Supply Chain Resilience. ER Magazine, (Winter): 30-48.
  • Timothy J. Pettit, Joseph Fiksel And Keely L. Croxton. (2008). Can you measure your Supply Chain Resilience?. Supply Chain and Logistics Journal, 10(1): 21-22.
  • Clark, H., Haydel, T., Pierce, J., Pettit, T., Simpson, N., And Hancock, P.. (n.d.). Finding the right mode at the right time: Operational Resilience. The Exceptional Release: A Professional Military Journal, 2016(Summer): 26-39.
  • Acharya, H., Reddy, R., Hussein, A., Bagga, J., And Pettit, T.. (2018). The effectiveness of applied learning: an empirical evaluation using role playing in the classroom. Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning, 1-16.
  • Timothy J. Pettit And Joseph P. Dougherty. (1997). Identifying Situational Constraints to Focus Quality Improvement in an Air Force Aerial Port. Air Force Journal of Logistics, 21(1): 22-24.
  • Joseph Fiksel, Mikaella Polyviou, Keely Croxton And Timothy J. Pettit. (2015). From Risk to Resilience: Learning to Deal With Disruption. MIT's Sloan Management Review, 56(2): 1-8.
  • Pettit, T., Simpson, N., Hancock, P., Clark, H., Haydel, T., And Pierce, J.. (n.d.). Exploring operational resilience in the context of military aviation: Finding the right mode at the right time: Finding the Right Mode at the Right Time. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 28(2): 24-36.
  • Timothy J. Pettit, Joseph Fiksel And Keely L. Croxton. (2010). Ensuring Supply Chain Resilience: Development of a Conceptual Framework. Journal of Business Logistics, 31(1): 1-21.
  • Stephanie Ysaebart, Alan Johnson, J.O. Miller And Timothy J. Pettit. (2011). An Analytical Approach to Low Observable Maintenance Practices using Simulation and Marginal Analysis. Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, 2530-2539.
  • Timothy J. Pettit, Keely L. Croxton And Joseph Fiksel. (2013). Ensuring Supply Chain Resilience: Development and Implementation of an Assessment Tool. Journal of Business Logistics, 34(1): 46-76.
  • Radhakrishnan, B, Viswanathan, S. And Pettit. T.. (2019). Assimilating Sustainability Concepts in Engineering Management Graduate Program¿s Capstone Projects. American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Tampa, FL, June 17, 2019.
  • Biedermann, L., Kotzab, H. And Pettit, T.. (n.d.). Theory Landscape and Research Perspectives in Current Supply Chain Resilience Research. Freitag M., Kotzab H., Pannek J. (eds) Dynamics in Logistics. 6th International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics (LDIC) 2018, Lecture Notes in Logistics.

Presentations

  • Pettit, T. (2018). Improving Student Research Through Communication. Seminar presented at the 2018 Spring Symposium, National University, La Jolla, CA.
  • Pettit, T. (2018). Theory Landscape and Research Perspectives in Current Supply Chain Resilience Research. Conference presented at the 6th International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics (LDIC) 2018, Bremen, Germany.
  • Pettit, T. (2017). New Look on Total Cost of Ownership: Toward making the Right Shoring Decision. Conference presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Washington D.C..
  • Pettit, T. (2017). Supply Chain TCO with Strategic Costs and Operational Risks: A Tool for the Rightshoring Decision. Conference presented at the Academic Research Symposium of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Atlanta, GA.
  • Pettit, T. (2016). Towards the Use of Applied Learning. Conference presented at the 2016 Supply Chain Management Educators Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Pettit, T. (2016). Exploring operational resilience in the context of military aviation: Finding the right mode at the right time. Conference presented at the 23rd Annual American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS) Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Pettit, T. (2015). Walk this Way – Career Paths in Academia. Conference presented at the CSCMP Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Pettit, T. (2013). Risk Management: When it doesn't work. Lecture presented at the Keynote presentation to the CSU Supply Chain Management Forum, "Lean Principles and Risk Management," Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO.
  • Pettit, T. (2013). Sustainability and Resilience, The SCRAM Tool: Case of Dow Chemical. Lecture presented at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas and the CSCMP South/Latin America Annual Meeting, Lima, Peru.
  • Pettit, T. (2012). Active Learning using Audience Response Devices. Conference presented at the Educators Conference, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Atlanta, GA.
  • Pettit, T. (2011). From Basics to Innovative Techniques in Teaching: LINKS Simulations. Seminar presented at the 2012 Doctoral Symposium, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Atlanta, GA.
  • Pettit, T. (2010). Global Supply Chain Resilience. Conference presented at the Council for Supply Chain Management Professional's Annual Global Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Pettit, T. (2009). Resilience of Emergency Management: Assessment and Benchmarking for Maximization of Mission Effectiveness. Conference presented at the CORS-INFORMS Joint International Conference, Toronto, Canada.
  • Pettit, T. (2008). Ensuring Supply Chain Resilience. Conference presented at the 43rd Annual International Logistics Conference and Exhibition, The International Society of Logistics, Orlando, FL.
  • Pettit, T. (2007). Supply Chain Resilience Assessment and Management (SCRAMTM) Tool. Conference presented at the Annual International Logistics Conference and Exhibition, The International Society of Logistics (SOLE), Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Timothy J. Pettit

Contact Information

Dr. Timothy Pettit

College: College of Professional Studies

Department: Marketing and Management

Academic Program Director: Bachelor of Arts Major in Management

TPettit@nu.edu

(858) 642-8687

Torrey Pines South Campus

Education

Ohio State University - PHD - Business Administration