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Howard  Gitlow

Howard Gitlow

Professor, Management Science

(305) 284-4296
Kosar Epstein 411

Research Interests

  • Six Sigma management
  • Quality management
  • Strategic planning

Selected Publications

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

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

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

Gitlow, Oppenheim, Oppenheim, and Levine (2004), Quality Management, Tools and Methods for Improvement, Richard D. Irwin

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Executive Director, Institute for the Study of Quality
  • Member, American Statistical Association
  • Fellow, American Society for Quality
  • Expert witness on age, race and sex discrimination; antitrust; game fixing; and fairness of jury selection procedures
  • Consultant in the following industries, Manufacturing, Service, Utilities, Healthcare, Education. A selected list of client organization: Manufacturing: IBM, Westvaco; Service: First Union Bank, American Express; Utilities: Florida Power and Light, Wisconsin Public Service, Bell Canada; Healthcare: Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Education: University of Miami, University of Cincinnati, Kaplan University


  • Ph.D., Statistics/O.R. , New York University, 1974
  • MBA, New York University, 1972
  • B.S., Statistics, New York University, 1968


  • Statistical process control
  • Quality management
  • Six Sigma management
  • Strategic planning

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