Howard S. Gitlow

Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-4296
Locator Code:
6544

 
About

Biography

Howard S. Gitlow is a professor of management science at the Miami Herbert Business School. He was a visiting professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University from 2007 to 2014 and at the Science University of Tokyo in 1990, where he studied with Dr. Noriaki Kano. He received his PhD in statistics (1974), MBA (1972), and BS in statistics (1969) from New York University. His areas of specialization are Lean Six Sigma Management, Deming’s theory of management, Japanese Total Quality Control, and statistical quality control. Gitlow has consulted and co-taught courses with W. Edwards Deming and Noriaki Kano (Science University of Tokyo).

Gitlow is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, a Fellow of the American Society for Quality, and a member of the American Statistical Association. He has served on the editorial boards of four journals. His list of consulting clients includes universities, consulting firms, city governments, health care organizations, insurance companies, utilities, manufacturing organizations, and service organizations. Gitlow has testified in dozens of legal cases involving the following issues: critiquing and developing sampling plans, discrimination (age, race, gender, country of origin, and ethnicity), anti-trust, game fixing, jury selection, and cost/benefit analysis.

Career

Education

1974Ph.D. Statistics and Operations Research New York University
1972MBA New York University
1969B.S. Statistics New York University

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Lean Six Sigma Management | Dr. Deming's Theory of Management (The System of Profound Knowledge | Japanese Total Quality Control | Statistical Quality Control

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Lean Six Sigma Management | Dr. Deming's Theory of Management (The System of Profound Knowledge | Japanese Total Quality Control | Statistical Quality Control

Professional Experience

2019 - Advisor to CIO, Cultural Transformation, University of Miami
2016 - Advisor to COO, Cultural Transformation, University of Miami UHealth System
2015 - 2016Advisor, Cultural Transformation of Army Military Command, RAND Corporation
2015 - Advisor, Management System Setup and Operation, University of Miami UHealth System Lennar Center
2013 - Senior Fellow, Center for Health Management and Policy, Miami Herbert Business School
2010 - Advisor, Cultural Transformation, University of Miami UHealth System
2007 - 2014Visiting Professor, New York University Stern School of Business
1990 - 1990Visiting Professor, Science University of Tokyo
1980 - Professor, Management Science, Miami Herbert Business School
1977 - 1980Associate Professor, Management Science, Miami Herbert Business School
1973 - 1977Assistant Professor, Marketing, City University of New York, Baruch College

Honors & Acknowledgements

Excellence in Teaching, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2020, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1997, 1991
Madison's Who's Who, 2006
Citation, City of Coral Gables, 2005
Certificate of Merit, University of Miami Alumni Association, 1993
Outstanding Published Research Award, 1979
Outstanding Writing Award, 1978
Research

Publications

Author of a dozen books and over 50 academic articles. A selected list of books includes:


Gitlow, Oppenheim, Oppenheim, and Levine Quality Management, Tools and Methods for Improvement (Richard D. Irwin. 2017).


Gitlow, Levine, and Popovich Design for Six Sigma for Green Belts and Champions (Prentice-Hall. 2006).


Gitlow and Levine Six Sigma for Green Belts and Champions (Prentice-Hall. 2004).