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Majid Nabavi

Associate Professor of Practice in Supply Chain Management and Analytics
Supply Chain Management and Analytics
HLH 511 X
P.O. Box 884114
Lincoln, NE 68588-4114
(402) 472-2104
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Ph.D. in Production/Operations Management, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
M.B.A. Specialization in Software and Information Systems, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
B.S./M.S. Engineering, University of Tehran
Areas of Expertise
  • Business Analytics
  • Database Systems
  • Operations Management


Dr. Majid Nabavi received his Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2006.  He earned his MBA in Computer Science and Management at University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2002 and Master of Engineering from University of Tehran in 1992.  He joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business in 2015.

Dr. Nabavi’ s teaching and research interests include pedagogical studies, business analytics, database systems, and application of analytical models for business problem solving, and operations management.  He has published in Quality Management Journal and Journal of Brand Strategy. 

Cronin-Gilmore, J., Maguire, D., Shafai, J., Nabavi, M. (2020).  Building a women’s brand through serving on nonprofit boards.  Journal of Brand Strategy, Vol. 9, NO 2.  This is a refereed journal.  My primary role:  Data preparation, analysis, and interpretation of results.

M. Schniederjans, M. Parast, M.Nabavi, S. Rao, T. Raghunathan, “Comparative Analysis of Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Criteria: An Empirical Study of India, Mexico, and the United States”, Quality Management Journal, Vol.13, NO 4, 2006.  This is a refereed journal. My primary role: Data analysis and interpretation of results.

Nabavi, M., Olson, D. L., Boyce, W. (2020). Introduction to Business Analytics - 2nd Ed.Introduction to Business Analytics (vol. 2, pp. 192). New York, NY

Julia Cronin-Gilmore, Diana Maguire, Jena Shafai, Majid Nabavi (2018) “An Analysis of the Motivations, Challenges and Rewards of Women Serving on Nonprofit Boards”, National Business and Economics Society 2018 Conference Proceedings. ISSN: 2151-3333. My primary role: Data analysis and interpretation of results.

Swenseth, S. Henninger, M. Nabavi, et al. “Semantic Web Solution for Supply Chain Management Problems” 2003 (Electronic Proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute, E-Business Track, Supply Chain Management Session), 34th Annual Decision Sciences Institute meeting November 22-25, 2003, Washington DC. My primary role: Working on the technology details and possibility of commercial implementation of this technology.

Fayad, S.Wu, and M. Nabavi “Stable Model-Based Software Reuse. ” ECOOP 2002 Workshops and Posters Proceedings”, 16th European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming. June 10-14, 2002, University of Málaga, Spain. My primary role: provided the case study and designed the solution.

GRBA 851, Business Analytics

SCMA 854, Advanced Analytics & Big Data

SCMA 852, Data Management and Organization

SCMA 452, Database Organization

SCMA 250, Spreadsheet Analytics.

SCMA 350, Business Analytics/Information Analysis

MNGT 331, Operations Management

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Marshall Corps Committee

Faculty Senate

Teaching Evaluation Taskforce