Barbara Osyk, Ph.D.

Barbara Osyk, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Management
Office: CBA 368
Phone: (330) 972-5439


  • Ph.D., Kent State University, 1991
  • M.B.A., The University of Akron
  • B.S.I.M., The University of Akron


Teaching Interests:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Business Statistics

Research Interests:

  • Applications of RFID
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Research Accomplishments

Recent Publications:

  • Vijayaraman. B.S., Osyk, Barbara A., and Chavada,D., "An Exploratory Study of RFID Adoption in the Paperboard Packaging Industry," Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 2009, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Pages 96-110.
  • Vijayaraman. B.S., and Osyk, Barbara A., "An empirical study of RFID implementation in the warehousing industry, " The International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2006, pp. 6-20.
  • Osyk, Barbara A. and Vijayaraman, Bindiganavale S., “Integrating Expert Systems and Neural Nets,” Information Systems Management, Volume 12, Number 2, 1995, pp. 47-54.
  • Vijayaraman, Bindiganavale S. and Osyk, Barbara A., “An Empirical Study on the Usage of Intelligent Technologies,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, Volume 35, Number 1, 1994, pp. 35-40.