Michael Johnson

Senior Lecturer, Technology and Operations Management
Course Coordinator, BUS 232 and 336
B.Eng, M.A.Sc., PhD

Segal Room: SGL 3965
Segal Phone: 778.782.5154

Email Address: mjohn@sfu.ca


Michael Johnson is a Lecturer at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. He is passionate about teaching statistics, quantitative methods and operations management courses and is the recipient of the 2011 Canada Trust Excellence in Teaching Award. Michael spent 10 years teaching in the Operations Management program at BCIT prior to joining the Beedie School of Business. Prior to carrying out his PhD, Michael worked for several years as an engineer improving productivity and operational work flows in high-tech, automotive and process related industries. He has also worked as a consultant on a number of industry and research related projects related to operations research and management science.

Specialization and Research Interests

Operations Management
Operations Research / Management Science
Extended Producer Responsibility
Product Remanufacturing and Recycling

Selected Publications

Articles and Reports

Michael R. Johnson, & Ian P. McCarthy

Product recovery decisions within the context of extended producer responsibility

2014 | Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. 34: 9-28 | Download

A.J. Spicer, & Michael R. Johnson

Third-party demanufacturing as a solution for extended producer responsibility

2004 | Journal of Cleaner Production. 12(1): 37-45

Michael R. Johnson, & Michael H. Wang

Evaluating policies and automotive recovery options according to the European Union's directive on end-of-life vehicles (ELVs)

2002 | Journal of Automotive Engineering. 216(9): 723-739

Hsin-Hao Huang, Michael H. Wang, & Michael R. Johnson

Disassembly sequence generation using a neural network approach

1999 | Journal of Manufacturing Systems. 19(2): 73-82

Michael R. Johnson, & Michael H. Wang

Economical evaluation of disassembly operations for recycling, remanufacturing and reuse

1998 | International Journal of Production Research. 36(12): 3227-3252

Michael H. Wang, & Michael R. Johnson

Design for recyclability and disassembly of products

1995 | Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications. 3(2): 131-135

Michael R. Johnson, & Michael H. Wang

Planning for product disassembly for material recovery opportunities

1995 | International Journal of Production Research. 33(11): 3119-3142

Michael R. Johnson, & Michael H. Wang

Product disassembly analysis: A cost-benefit tradeoff approach

1995 | International Journal of Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing. 4(2): 19-28

Books, Book Chapters and Monographs

Michael R. Johnson, M.H. Wang, & Mahendra S. Hundal

The economics of disassembly for material recovery opportunities

2001 | Mechanical life cycle handbook: Good environmental design and manufacturing. Chapter 20:

Teaching Related Material

C Chan, & Michael R. Johnson

Business Statistics (4th Revision)

2014 | Book, Textbook - Revised

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