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Avi Dechter
Professor of Systems & Operations Management

General Information


Courses (Spring 2016)


College of Business and Economics

Avi Dechter

Career Biography


Ph.D. (Management Science), 1985, Graduate School of Management, UCLA

M.B.A., 1978, Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University, Israel

B.Sc. (Industrial and Management Engineering), 1972, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Teaching Experience

1981-present, on the faculty of the Department of Systems and Operations Management (formerly Department of Management Science) at California State University, Northridge. (1981-1982: part-time lecturer; 1982-1986: full-time lecturer; 1986-1992: Assistant Professor; 1992-2008: Associate Professor; 2008-present: Professor)

1996-1997, Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Technology Management at the Holon Center for Educational Technology, Israel.

Work Experience

1972-1978, Systems Analyst, Israel Defense Forces (1972-1977) and PILAT Ltd., Israel (1977-1978). Duties included analysis and design of computer-based information systems for manpower planning and management

1989-1990, Manager of Production Planning and Control, Microkim, Ltd., Israel. Duties included the preparation of production plans and schedules and production control for the manufacture of RF and microwave electronic components.


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