Potomac State’s Interim Dean of Academic Affairs Edem Tetteh Co-Authors Third Book

Edem G. Tetteh, Ph.D., Interim Dean of Academic Affairs for Potomac State College of West Virginia University, has co-authored his third book entitled, “Lean Six Sigma Approaches in Manufacturing, Services and Production.” (His co-author is Benedict M. Uzochukwu, with Virginia State University.)

“Lean Six Sigma Approaches in Manufacturing, Services and Production” presents emerging research-based trends in the area of globalbook quality lean six sigma networks and analysis. The book includes an extensive engineering economy and cost analysis section covering enterprise resource planning, manufacturing systems, and a thorough evaluation of operations management and procedures. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach focusing on research, cases and emerging technologies, this title provides insight and support to researchers, students, executives, managers, and practitioners concerned with the management of quality and efficiency across industries.

The book is published by IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in high-quality research publications focusing on the areas of education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, environmental science, public administration, computer science, and engineering.

Part of the Research Essentials Book Series, this publication offers a succint discussion on the niche topic of Lean Six Sigma service and production. This title is currently available for order on the IGI Global Bookstore as well as through the InfoSci® Databases, which offer full-text book chapters and journal articles from over 2,600 books and 158 scholarly journals.

Edem G. Tetteh, Ph.D
Edem G. Tetteh, Ph.D

Dr. Tetteh has co-authored two previous books, “Engineering Approach to Workspace Design: Issues for the Obese Workers” and “Customer-Oriented Global Supply Chains: Concepts for Effective Management.”

Dr. Tetteh joined the Potomac State administration in summer 2014. He previously held the positon of assistant vice president for Academic Affairs and associate professor of Math, Sciences and Technology at Paine College in Augusta, Ga., where he served for three years.

Prior to that position, he served for three years at Virginia State University in Petersburg, Va. as an assistant professor of Industrial and Logistics Technology and acting graduate program coordinator for the Career and Technical Studies - Project Management Concentration.

Other experiences include an industry position as a power engineer with the T.E. Neal Plant; associate director of Student Union Operations at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T); and as a continuing lecturer at Purdue University-Richmond Campus.

He served as an invited visiting scholar at Universite de Lome in Togo, Africa, on many occasions. 

Dr. Tetteh earned a bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Systems as well as a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from N.C. A&T State University, and a Ph.D. in Technology from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

He holds professional certifications in the following areas: as a certified senior technology manager with the Association of Technology and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), as a certified on-line instructor with The Sloan Consortium, as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with Virginia Commonwealth University, and as a certified waste manager with Waste Management Institute with N.C. A&T State University.  He also served and received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy Reserve.  

Professional memberships include the Institute of Industrial Engineers,the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers