Toby Porterfield

Associate Professor, Department of e-Business and Technology Management

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Contact Information

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OFFICE
Stephens Hall, Room 314 C

Currently Teaching

  • Fall: EBTM 365.401 - Operations Management
  • Fall: EBTM 620.101 - Procurement and Sourcing


Education

Ph D, Logistics, University of Maryland , 2007
MBA, Business Administration, University of Baltimore, 1990
BS, Business Administration, Administrative Management Concentration, University of Baltimore, 1989

Areas of Expertise

Supply Chain B2B Relationships

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • The surprisingly broad range of professional skills required for engineers,
    Publisher: American Society of Engineering Education, June, 2018
  • Developing a framework for engagement for integration of humanitarian and commercial supply chain organizations,
    Publisher: Decision Sciences Institute, November, 2017
  • Mapping the field of humanitarian logistics and supply chain management: A bibliometric analysis,
    Publisher: Decision Sciences Institute, November, 2017
  • A meta-analytical view of non-technical skills for business and engineering students,
    Publisher: Decision Sciences National Conference, November, 2016
  • Conflict Management and Performance of Information Technology Development Teams,
    Publisher: Team Performance Management, June, 2016
  • Relationship conflict, conflict management, and Performance of IT Development Teams,
    Publisher: Journal of Computer Information Systems, March, 2016
  • Exploring the impact of team rapport and empowerment on information processing and project performance in outsourced system development,
    Publisher: International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, May, 2015
  • Technology Integration in Healthcare Management,
    Publisher: Baltimore Business Review, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2015
  • Baltimore Poised to Profit in New-Panamax Economy,
    Publisher: Baltimore Business Review, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2014
  • Expertise and Expert Performance: Explaining Exceptional Productivity,
    Publisher: Decision Sciences Institute, November, 2013
  • Introducing Students to Project Management Software Using the Lightning Drive-In Project,
    Publisher: Decision Sciences - Annual Conference, November, 2013
  • The expanding dimensions of supplier responsiveness in global supply chains: A conceptual framework,
    Publisher: Journal of Global Commerce Research, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2013
  • Impact of Industry Competition on Contract Manufacturing: An Empirical Study of U.S. Manufacturers,
    Publisher: International Journal of Production Economics, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2012
  • Towards A Coordination Framework in Disaster Relief Operations - A Multiple Case Study,
    Publisher: Production and Operations Management Society, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2011
  • Expert Programmer: The Determinants of Exceptional Productivity,
    Publisher: Southeast Decision Sciences, March, 2011
  • Leveraging Web Presence for Bottom Line Results,
    Publisher: Baltimore Business Review, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2011
  • B2B eCommerce: An Empirical Investigation of Information Exchange and Firm Performance,
    Publisher: International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, June, 2010
  • Exploring the Enablers of Supplier Responsiveness in B2B Supply Chains,
    Publisher: Northeast Decision Sciences Conference NEDSI, March, 2010
  • Seeing Green in the Baltimore Economy,
    Publisher: Baltimore Business Review, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2010
  • The Relational Effects of Supply Chain Disruptions,
    Publisher: Northeast Decision Sciences Conference Proceedings, March, 2009
  • Diversity in Business-to-Business Information Exchange: An Empirical Analysis of Manufacturers and Their Trading Partners,
    Publisher: Transportation Journal, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2008
  • Diversity in Information Exchange: An Empirical Study of Manufacturers and Their Supply Chains,
    Publisher: Northeast Decision Sciences, March, 2008
  • B2B eCommerce: The Performance Effects of Information Exchange in Industrial Supply Chains,
    Publisher: Decision Sciences Institute, November, 2007
  • Tactical and Strategic Information Sharing in the Supply Chain: An Empirical Analysis of EDI Exchange Between Trading Partners,
    Publisher: Northeast Decision Sciences Institute, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2007
  • The Performance Effects of Directional Information in a Supply Chain Network,
    Publisher: Decision Sciences Institute, November, 2006
  • Information Technology and B2B Interactions: Impact of EDI on Supplier Concentration,
    Publisher: Decision Sciences Institute, November, 2005
  • Technology Adoption as Resource Acquisition: An Empirical Study of ISPs,
    Publisher: Decision Sciences Institute, November, 2004

Grants & Contracts

  • Integrating Commercial and Public Resources for Natural Disaster Response
    Sponsor: BGE, 2019
  • Public Private Partnerships in Humanitarian Aid
    Sponsor: BGE, 2018
  • Washington County Manufacturing Supply Chain Study
    Sponsor: Washington County Department of Business Development, MD, 2015
  • Target Case Studies
    Sponsor: Target Corporation, 2011