IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia; Emeritus, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Dr. Randy Kudar is Professor Emeritus at the Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada. He received a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Royal Military College, and MBA and PhD from The University of Western Ontario.
His interests include the management and application of quality and productivity to organizations, and their impact for managerial decision-making. He has made presentations on the need and awareness for productivity and quality to private companies, professional organizations, national conferences, and international conferences. He has been involved in the application of quality and productivity for the development of improvement in companies and countries in South America, China, and Africa.
His current interest is in the application of modern physics and biology theories, such as General Systems Theory, Cybernetics, Quantum physics, and Chaos theory to the practice of management and the design of organizations.
Dr. Kudar has taught seminars on management accounting and productivity measurement to management development programs within private firms, government agencies, and parastatals in several countries. He has taught management courses in Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Hong Kong, China, and Botswana. He has taught in the MBA and PhD programs at the Darden School, the University of Virginia, and in the MBA program at the Rotterdam School of Management. He was also the Director of the MBA program at the Richard Ivey School of Business, the University of Western Ontario. For several years, until 2013, he taught in the EMBA program at the IEDC – Bled School of Management, Slovenia, where he was several times chosen for one of the two best Professors of the Year.
In 2014, the senate of the IEDC-Bled School of Management, confered upon Dr. Kudar the honorary title Doctor Honoris Causa.