Prof. Dr. İsmail SILA

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He was born in Yeşilırmak, Lefke, as the youngest of four siblings. Both of his parents were teachers. He completed his secondary and high school education at Bayraktar Türk Maarif College in Nicosia. He received a Fulbright scholarship in 1992 to study International Business at Ithaca College in New York. He later got his MBA and Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island. He worked at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada for nine years as an associate professor, after which he returned to Cyprus in 2012. Currently, he is a professor at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Near East University. His expertise is in the areas of quality management, electronic commerce, and supply chain management. He has published his research on these topics in world-renowned journals, such as Journal of Operations Management, the International Journal of Production Research, European Journal of Information Systems, Production Planning & Control, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, and the International Journal of Operations & Production Management.