Dr. Cliff Welborn

Associate Professor

Dr. Cliff Welborn
615-898-2037
Room N101, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 75, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Texas, Arlington (2005)
  • M.S., Auburn University, AL (1998)
  • B.S., Kansas State University, Manhattan (1988)

Areas of Expertise

Supply Chain Management - Distribution, Inventory Management, Supplier Selection

Lean Six Sigma - DMAIC, Process Mapping, Continuous Improvement, Waste reduction

Project Management - Excel-based planning & tracking

Operations Management - Key Performance Indicators, Productivity, Cost reductions

Biography

Cliff Welborn has held management positions in Engineering, Operations, and Supply Chain Management with three Fortune 500 corporations.  During his 18 year professional career he established Supply Chain relationships with both domestic and international vendors.  Dr. Welborn is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Continuous Process Improvement Facilitator & Trainer, and MTM analyst.  He has been the recipient of a US patent, the Westinghouse Signature Award f...

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Cliff Welborn has held management positions in Engineering, Operations, and Supply Chain Management with three Fortune 500 corporations.  During his 18 year professional career he established Supply Chain relationships with both domestic and international vendors.  Dr. Welborn is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Continuous Process Improvement Facilitator & Trainer, and MTM analyst.  He has been the recipient of a US patent, the Westinghouse Signature Award for Excellence in Manufacturing, and the Power Generation Performance Award.  Dr. Welborn teaches Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, and Quality Management at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Middle Tennessee State University.  He has provided consulting and training services in Process Improvement, Supply Chain Management, and Lean Six Sigma certification, to manufacturing and service organizations.   Dr. Cliff  received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington.  He received his M.S. and B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University and Kansas State University.

 

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Publications

Journal of Education for Business
Quality Progress
Benchmarking: An International Journal
Journal of Transportation Management
Army Logistician
Professional Safety
Operations Research/Management Scienece Today