Danilo Sirias


Professor of Management
Saginaw Valley State University


Danilo Sirias, PhD, earned a master’s degree in industrial and systems engineering and a PhD in business administration, both from the University of Memphis. He is also a Certified Critical Chain Project Manager and a certified Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization thinking process implementer. Dr. Sirias is currently a professor in the Department of Management and Marketing at Saginaw Valley State University. He has received multiple grants to further his research in the applications of TOC in healthcare. His research interests include managing patient flow in healthcare systems and developing strategies to improve quantitative reasoning. Dr. Sirias is a coauthor of the book Bridging the Boomer–Xer Gap, selected by Soundview Executive Summaries as one of the most influential business books of 2002 and by Foreword magazine as Book of the Year. He has published peer-reviewed research in several journals, including the Journal for Quality and Participation, International Journal of Applied Quality Management, the International Journal of Production and Operation Management, International Journal of Production Research, and Journal of Education for Business.
Books published by Health Administration Press: