Harvey Millar


Sobey School of Business
Finance Info Sys and Mgmt Science

Faculty Member Information

Interests

- Mathematical modeling of strategic, tactical, and operational production planning problems (currently in, but not limited to, the industrial fishery). - Sustainable Supply Chain Practices - Sustainable Manufacturing - Manufacturing Strategy - Scheduling and planning of manpower resources. - Airline gate assignment - The development of Lagrangian algorithms for combinatorial problems - Multi-item lot size planning with setup carry-overs
Music-Related Achievements Music Performance/Composition, Soccer, Radio Programming, Photography. Currently leader of the group Harvey Millar &The Freedom Jazz Band Released Award winning Music CD "Milestones" on JAM Label, December 2001. Five music-related awards: </ul> Best Jazz Artist (East Coast Music Awards, 2003) Best Urban Artist/Recording (East Coast Music Awards, 2002 Best new artist (African Nova Scotian Music Association (ANSMA) Award) Best album (ANSMA Award) Artist of the year (ANSMA Award) Atlantic Scenes festival in Ottawa, April, 2003 Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival in New Brunswick, September 2002 Performance at the British Virgin Islands Music Festival in May 2004 Numerous performances at various clubs and venues in Halifax Performance at the St. Lucia Jazz festival in May 1999, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Education

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS)., 1990
Masters of Applied Science, Industrial Engineering, Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS)., 1984
B.S., Industrial Engineering (Hons), University of the West Indies, 1982

Academic Work Experience

2016 - 2017, Director, MBA Program, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University
2007 - 2012, Adjunct Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, Dalhousie University
2005 - 2006, Instructor: Africentric Leadership and Management in Education, Council on African Canadian Education
2002 - Present, Professor of Operations Management, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University
1994 - 2002, Associate Professor of Operations Management, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University
1989 - 1994, Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University
1988 - 1989, Lecturer of Operations Management , Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University
1984 - 1988, Lecturer, Department of Industrial Engineering, Technical University of Nova Scotia
1982 - 1984, Teaching Assistant, Department of Industrial Engineering, Technical University of Nova Scotia
1978 - 1979, Part-Time Lecturer, St. Lucia A' Level College

Non-Academic Work Experience

1978 - 1979, School Teacher, Entrepot Junior Secondary School

Membership

2000 - Present, The Canadian Operations Research Society (CORS)
2000 - Present, The Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)
2000 - Present, The American Society for Quality Control (ASQC)
2000 - Present, The Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)
2000 - Present, The Society for Computer Simulation (SCS)
2000 - Present, Editorial Board for the Journal of Black Studies, Sage Publications
2000 - Present, Engineers Nova Scotia
2000 - 2005, The Caribbean Association of Nova Scotia
2000 - 2005, The Operations Research Society of America (ORSA)

Honours

The Dorothy Rosetti Scholarship Technical University of Nova Scotia. - 1987
The 1990 Fund Scholarship Technical University of Nova Scotia. - 1987
The 1990 Fund Scholarship Technical University of Nova Scotia. - 1986
CIDA Scholarship Technical University of Nova Scotia - 1984
CIDA Scholarship University of the West Indies - 1982

Teaching: Course / Program Development

1987/03 - Present, Courses (Details) Taught at Saint Mary's University
1987/03 - Present, Courses Taught at Saint Mary's University

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Millar Harvey, Russell S. "A model for fisheries patrol dispatch in the Canadian Atlantic offshore fishery", Journal of Ocean and Coastal managemen 60:48-55 (Spring - 2012)
Millar Harvey, Russell S. "Adoption of sustainable manufacturing practices in the Caribbean", Business Strategy and The Environment 20 (Spring - 2011), 512-526
Bryson K., Millar H., Joseph A., Moloburin A. "Selecting Sub-Plans in Disaster Recovery Planning", European Journal of Operational Research 141 (Spring - 2002), 679-688
Millar H., Kiragu M. "Cyclic and Non-Cyclic Scheduling of 12-Hour Shift Nurses by Network Programming", European Journal of Operational Research 104 (Spring - 1998), 582-592
Millar H.H. "Using rolling planning horizons to plan fishing trips under uncertainty", Computers and Operations Research 25:10 (Spring - 1998), 825-837

Presentation

Millar Harvey. "The link between sustainable manufacturing practices, business performance and competitive advantage: perspectives from a developing economy,", The Islands of the World Conference XII (Summer - 2012)
Millar Harvey. "Creative problem Solving", National Economics University (Summer - 2012)
Millar Harvey. "Strategic Operations", The CEO Club, National Economics University (Summer - 2012)
Millar Harvey. "Teaching with Technology", National Economics University (Summer - 2012)
Millar Harvey. "The Art of Consulting", National Economics University (Summer - 2012)
Millar H.H. "Can the Caribbean Survive Globalization", The Annual Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) conference (Winter - 2009)
Millar H.H. "A study on Manufacturing Strategy in Atlantic Canada", Institute for Industrial Engineering Research Conference (Summer - 2009)
Millar H.H. "A Model for Planning and Executing Fisheries Surveillance Activity", Institute of Industrial Engineering Research Conference (Summer - 2008)
Millar Harvey. "Improving Performance Management", The TTMA Annual Trade and Investment Conference (Summer - 2008)
Millar Harvey. "Creative problem Solving", The TTMA Annual Trade and Investment Conference (Summer - 2008)
Millar Harvey. "Swimming Up Stream: The Need for an Innovation Agenda for Saint Lucia", 4th NIC Anniversary Lecture (Spring - 2007)
Millar Harvey. "Sustainable Manufacturing: The New Frontier for Caribbean Manufacturers", The TTMA Annual Trade and Investment Conference (Summer - 2007)
Millar H.H. "Creativity and Problem Solving: The Annual CAMDA Conference", The Annual CAMDA Conference (Summer - 2001)
Millar H.H. "A Computational Study of three formulations for Batch Sizing in Purchasing/Inventory Decisions", Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Summer - 2000)
Millar H.H. "A Spreadsheet Simulation Model for a Raw Fish Procurement Problem under Uncertain Yield", The Third International Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Management (Spring - 2000)
Millar H.H. "Simulation of the Performance of One Versus Two Suppliers under Uncertain Demand and Uncertain Supply Yield in Raw Fish Procurement", Food Simulation Conference (Spring - 2000)
Millar H.H. "A permutation-based integer formulation for the travelling salesperson problem", Annual Conference of The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) (Summer - 2000)
Millar H.H. "Improving National Productivity", National Productivity Forum (Spring - 2000)
Millar H.H. "Employee performance: What does value have to do with it?", The Annual CAMDA Conference (Spring - 2000)
Millar H.H. "Lagrangian Approaches to Capacitated Multi-Item Lot Sizing with Setup Times", Annual Conference of the Canadian Operational Research Society (Spring - 1999)

Conference Proceedings

Millar Harvey, Russell S. "Outsourcing Practices in Canadian Firms: The Role of Purchasing Professionals", Proceedings of the EUROMA Conference (2011 - 2011)
Millar H.H. "Outsourcing Practices in Canadian Firms: The Role of Purchasing Professionals", Proceedings of the EUROMA Conference (2011 - 2011)
Millar H, Russell S. "Manufacturing Strategy in the Southern Caribbean", Proceedings of the POMS Annual Conference (2009 - 2009)
Millar H. "Routing of Offshore Fisheries Surveillance Patrol", Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (2008 - 2008)
Millar H., Cyrus J.. "A permutation-based integer formulation for the traveling salesperson problem", Proceedings of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (2000 - 2000)
Millar H.H. "A Computational Study of three formulations for Batch Sizing in Purchasing/Inventory Decisions", Proceedings of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (2000 - 2000)
Millar H.H. "A Spreadsheet Simulation Model for a Raw Fish Procurement Problem under Uncertain Yield", Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Management (2000 - 2000)
Millar H, Osei-Bryson K. "Simulation of the Performance of One Versus Two Suppliers under Uncertain Demand and Uncertain Supply Yield Raw Fish Procurement", Proceedings of the Food Simulation Conference (2000 - 2000)

Other Publications

Millar H.H. "Manufacturing Practice in the Southern Caribbean"
Finance, Information Systems and Management Science Department (Spring - 2006)
Millar H.H. "Sustainable Manufacturing in Atlantic Canada: A Pilot Study"
Industry Canada, Manufacturing Industries Branch (Spring - 2005)
Millar H.H. "Outsourcing in Canadian Organizations: The Experience of Purchasing Professionals"
Purchasing Management Association of Canada (Spring - 2001)

Service: Institutional Committees

MBA Council, 2011/02 - 2012/01 (Member)
University Senate, 2011/02 - 2012/01 (Member)
FISMS Recruiting Committee, 2010/02 - 2011/01 (Member)
EMBA Council, 2008/03 - 2011/03 (Member)
The Executive of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, 2006/03 - 2008/03 (Member)
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Council, 2005/03 - 2006/03 (Member)
Departmental Development Committee, 2000/03 - 2001/03 (Member)
Strategic Planning Committee, Faculty of Commerce, 2000/03 - 2002/03 (Member)
Program Committee for the M.Sc. In Applied Science, 1999/03 - 2002/03 (Member)
Ph.D. Council (Ph.D. in Management), 1999/03 - 2002/03 (Member)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Referee, Management Science 1989/03 - Present
Referee, INFOR (Canada) 1989/03 - Present
Referee, IIE Transactions 1989/03 - Present
Referee, ASAC Conference 1989/03 - Present
Referee, The Canadian Business Administration Conference 1989/03 - Present
Referee, Winter Simulation Conference, Society for Computer Simulation 1989/03 - Present
Referee, American Journal of Mathematical Sciences 1989/03 - Present
Referee, Computers and Operations Research 1989/03 - Present
Referee, European Journal of Operational Research 1989/03 - Present
Referee, Annals of OR 1989/03 - Present
Referee, Transportation Science 1989/03 - Present
Referee, Canadian Psychology 1989/03 - Present
Referee, National Science & Engineering Research Council (NSERC) 1989/03 - Present
Referee, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management 1989/03 - Present
Referee, International Journal of Production and Operations Management 1989/03 - Present
Referee, International Transactions of Operations Research 1989/03 - Present
Referee, Journal of the Operational Research Society (JORS) 1989/03 - Present
Referee, Journal Operations Management 1989/03 - Present

Service: Community

Chair of the Planning Committee, Sacred School of Halifax 1999/03 - Present
Board Member, Sacred Heart School of Halifax 1999/03 - Present
Co-Founder and Co-Chair, The African Canadian Education Project 1999/03 - Present
Member of the Board of Directors , Jazz East Rising 1999/03 - Present
Member, The Black Community/CEC Work Group on Employment 1999/03 - Present
Chair , The Proposal review Committee of the Black Community/CEC Work Group on Employment 1999/03 - Present
Chair , Hiring Committee of the Black Community/HRDC Work Group on Employment 1999/03 - Present
Member of a Steering Committee, Improving access for minority students in Nova Scotia’s Universities. 1999/03 - 2004/03
Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Board of Directors, The Home for Colored Children in Nova Scotia. 1999/03 - 2004/03