University of Calgary

Janice Eliasson

  • Senior Instructor - Teaching & Learning Fellow
  • Faculty [OSCM]

Currently Teaching

Research Interests


Operations and Supply Chain Management


Janice Eliasson is an Instructor in the Operations and Supply Chain Management area at the Haskayne School of Business. She joined Haskayne in 1991 as a sessional lecturer and continued in that role until joining the faculty full-time in 2000.

Janice teaches both undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of decision analysis, quantative modeling with Excel, operations management, statistics and economics, and quality.

Janice received the Commerce Undergraduate Society's Award for Outstanding Teaching and Learning for 2006 - 2007. Her research interests include the development of in-class exercises, the impact of study aids on exam marks, and teaching Excel applications in the classroom using a mobile lab.

Examples of Recent Publications and Presentations
"Factors Affecting the Evolution of Manufacturing in Canada: An Historical Perspective", Journal of Operations Management, 25, 2, 2007, pp 260 - 283.

Balakrishnan J., Eliasson J.B., and Sweet T.R.C.
"Excel Skill Testing: Testing Competency Levels of Undergraduate Students at the Haskayne School of Business", presented at ARCO (Alberta Research Conference in Operations) conference in Calgary, 2007.

"Teaching an Undergraduate Management Science Course with a Mobile Lab”, at ARCO conference in Calgary, 2008.

"Push Versus Pull & Mass Customization: A Lego Inukshuk Demonstration", Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, forthcoming.

Curriculum Vitae


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