Edited by Cary L. Cooper
ZAKI, Ahmed Soliman b. 12 November 1927, Cairo, Egypt. Employment history Asst Prof. Mgmt Information Systems (MIS) and OR, Washington State Univ., 1976–80; Vis. Asst Prof., Simon Fraser Univ., 1982– 83; David L. Peebles Prof. MIS, Coll. William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA, 1980–99. Degrees received BS, Univ. Cairo; MBA, Amer. Univ. Cairo; PhD, Univ. Washington. Editorial duties Ed. Bd, JMIS, 1985– 99, J. Information Technology Mgmt, 1990–99. Honours NASA Amer. Soc. Engineering Educ. Fellowship, 1986, 1987. Consultancy work Tidewater Regional Transit; Oak Ridge Assoc. Univs; NASA, Langley Research Center; Weyerhaeuser Co.; Swift Tool Co.; US Civil Service Commission, NW Region. Principal ﬁelds of interest OCIS; OM; TIM. Chief publications Articles: 1. ‘Query costs in 2–3 trees versus HB(l) trees’ (with J. Baer), Intl J. Computers & Information Sciences, 10, 6, Dec. 1981; 2. ‘The sensitivity of inventory decisions to the shape of lead time demand distribution’ (with H.-S. Lau), Inst. Ind. Engineers Transactions (IIE), 14, 4, Dec. 1982; 3. ‘Regulation of electronic funds transfer: impact and legal issues’, Communications of ACM, 26, 5, Feb. 1983; 4. ‘The impact of energy prices: a housing market analysis’ (with H. Isakson, J. Energy Econ., 5, 2, April 1983; 5. ‘A comparative study of 2–3 trees and AVL trees’, Intl J. Computers & Information Sciences, 12, 4, July 1983; 6. ‘The effect of using discrete time units in queuing simulation’ (with H.-S. Lau), European J. OR, 17, 2, Aug. 1984; 7. ‘Conversion of limited entry decision tables to computer programs’,...
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