Thomas Stone, MBA, DBA

Assistant Teaching Professor, Business
Office Phone: 267-633-3322
Office Location: Sutherland, 322

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Courses Taught

Microeconomics (Econ 102)
Macroeconomics (Econ 104)
Corporate Finance (Fin 301)
Healthcare Finance (HPA 447)
Introduction to Health Services Organizations (HPA 101)
Strategy Capstone (BA 422W)

Selected awards, grants, patents, other honors

Brandeis Fund grant (May 2018) to support the selection and training a team of students who will represent Penn State Abington in the 24th annual NIBS Worldwide Case Competition.

Brandeis Fund grant (February 2017) to attend the Case Method Teaching Seminar, Part II, Harvard Business Publishing, Cambridge, MA, March 2017.

Lean Education Advancement Foundation (LEAF) scholarship awarded to a faculty member and student based on potential positive academic impact on the teaching of lean management and accounting concepts. Lean Accounting and Management Summit, San Antonio, TX, August 2016.  

Brandeis Fund grant (February 2015) to attend Case Method Teaching Seminar, Part I, Harvard Business Publishing, Cambridge, MA, March 2015.

Academy of Competitive Intelligence, Competitive Benchmarking and Tactical Analysis seminar, Cambridge, MA. May, 2014

Healthcare Compliance Certification Program, Seton Hall School of Law, June 2012.

Identified as “Top Talent” by Siemens HS Senior Management Team (2007-2010).

One of nine managers/directors managers selected by Siemens Medical Health Services senior management to participate in a selective 18 month executive training program, “MED Achievement Challenge” (2005-2006).

Presentations, Publications

“Lean Training and Coaching: Impact on Software Development Productivity”. Under review for Eighth International Engaged Management Scholarship Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 2018.

“Siemens Healthcare Transition to Kanban”. Teaching case study in progress.

Seventh International Engaged Management Scholarship Conference, Tampa FL, August 2017. Listed in the proceedings for presenting ”Lean Accounting Comes to Lean Software Development”.

9th International Conference on Healthcare Systems and Global Business Issues, Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India.  Presented “A Tale of Two Countries: Drawing Lessons for Health Care Reform in India”, with Professor Manohar Singh, Penn State University, January 2016.

Selected to co-present "Implementing Decision Analysis in a Healthcare Information Technology Company", with Elayne Ko at the INFORMS Decision Analysis conference in November 2014. Also to co-present same topic at the Cambridge Health Institute's Portfolio Management Conference, November 2014.

Selected to co-present "Integration of Kanban and Finance in Development of IT Solutions at Siemens Health Services" with Bennet Vallet at the Cambridge Health Institute's Portfolio Management Conference, November 2014.

Presented to The Conference Board on “Application of Metrics to Generate Growth in the Face of Change”, New York, NY (October, 2005).

Research Interests
Economics
Healthcare
Finance
Strategy