Brian J. Galli

Brian J. Galli joins Hofstra as an assistant professor of engineering. Currently, he serves as the graduate director for the Engineering Management master’s degree program. He has previously served as faculty at other academic institutions, including Long Island University, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), American Public University (APUS), SUNY Binghamton, and SUNY Stony Brook. Prior to joining academia, Galli worked for over 12 years applying industrial engineering and project management in a wide variety of arenas, including healthcare, manufacturing, and service environments. He earned his doctoral degree in engineering management from Old Dominion University in 2013, a BS in industrial engineering from Binghamton University in 2007, as well as MS in engineering management from Missouri University of Science & Technology in 2009. Galli’s work has been published in a variety of different publications and serves as co-editor in chief for the International Journal of Sociotechnology & Knowledge Development, and International Journal of Project Management & Productivity Assessment.

Publications

International Journal of Project Management and Productivity Assessment (IJPMPA)
Oxana Karnaukhova, Brian J. Galli. Est. 2020.
The International Journal of Project Management and Productivity Assessment (IJPMPA) publishes new research, innovations, developments, and ideas in the areas of productivity...
Risks Management in Agile New Product Development Project Environments: A Review of Literature
Brian J. Galli, Paola Andrea Hernandez Lopez. © 2020. 35 pages.
This article reviews the risks associated with the implementation of Agile Project Management practices in projects that involved new products development in manufacturing...
Impact and Role of Motivation Theories in Continuous Improvement Environments: A Reflection of Literature
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 13 pages.
A large number of the well-performing organizations in the world are believed to have better environments that produce highly motivated employees to attain their goals. As noted...
Economic Decision-Making in Private Corporations Versus Public Sector: How to Compare Both Sectors
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 26 pages.
This research takes a comparative analysis approach to study the process of economic decision-making within the private sector and the public sector. There are four main research...
Effective and Ineffective Statistical Analysis Tools in Project Management Environments: A Real Life Study
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 17 pages.
The study aims to investigate the effectiveness and ineffectiveness of different statistical analysis tools in project management environments. Furthermore, this study focuses on...
Measurement System Analysis and System Thinking in Six Sigma: How They Relate and How to Use Them
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 19 pages.
This article investigated measurement system analysis and system thinking in Six Sigma, as well as the factors that influence these actions. If the measurement system being used...
The Application of Systems Engineering to Project Management: A Review of Their Relationship
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 26 pages.
This study investigated the application of systems engineering to project management. There is an increasing complexity to modern projects, and lifecycle-focused project...
Application of Statistical Analysis Tools and Concepts to Big Data and Predictive Analytics to New Product Development
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 19 pages.
In today's fiercely competitive environment, most companies face the pressure of shorter product life cycles. Therefore, if companies want to maintain a competitive advantage...
Using Economic Decision-Making Tools in Continuous Improvement Environments: How They Overlap
Brian J. Galli, Gabrielle Battiloro. © 2020. 15 pages.
This study presents an integrated approach in the effect of using economic decision tools in continuous improvement. Some of the economic decision-making tools have limitations...
Addressing Risks in Global Software Development and Outsourcing: A Reflection of Practice
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 46 pages.
This article describes how outsourcing and offshoring for software development is a widely used business strategy implemented by many organizations worldwide. Due to its...
Continuous Improvement Relationship to Risk Management: The Relationship Between Them
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 16 pages.
In order for a company to economically survive, it needs to compete with a highly competitive market. The world is changing fast, adding different types of risks to companies....
Using Marketing to Implement a Strategic Plan: Reflection of Practiced Literature
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 15 pages.
Close to 75% of marketing and promotional campaigns globally fail to meet their purpose. Marketing campaigns fail due to pitfalls, which sink promotional projects. Strategic...
Economic-Decision-Making in New Product Development : A Review of the Relationship
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 27 pages.
Economic decisions for a new product can impact any subsequent development, as well as the launching of the product. Furthermore, unsuccessful decision-making can result in...
Application of Systems Engineering to Risk Management: A Relational Review
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 23 pages.
System engineering is an interdisciplinary field of engineering and engineering management that focuses on the design and management of the system. The system as a whole is the...
GPS Patents and Their Effects on Our Future and Rights
Chloe S. Margulis, Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 14 pages.
The interest in GPS technology has led to the filing of many GPS patents. Although not all the filed patents result in the production of final products, there has been a rise in...
Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma and Risk Management: How They Relate
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 23 pages.
The competitive business environment today is something that has never been seen before, as technology continues to challenge the way in which business has been done. As profit...
Continuous Technological Improvement Using Systems Engineering Principles to Achieve Sustainability: An Investigation Into Related Literature
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 25 pages.
The design of a continuous plan would benefit society, as seen in systems engineering. To understand complex systems and to uphold the principles of stability, systems...
Economic Decision Making and Risk Management in a Project Management Environment: A Reflection of Practice
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 24 pages.
In today's uncertain business environment, companies must evaluate risk for projects before making business decisions. For example, one can use the SMART method. Also, Gantt...
Effective Strategies for Communication Management in a Project Management Environment
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 7 pages.
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of using strategic approaches for managing communication in projects, especially for top-level managers and lower-level employees. The gap...
Application of Multiple Regression and Artificial Neural Networks as Tools for Estimating Duration and Life Cycle Cost of Projects
Brian J. Galli. © 2020. 27 pages.
Project managers face complex challenges when planning project stages because contract durations and project costs are difficult to predict accurately. The purpose of this study...
The Value of Marketing in Project Environments from Three Key Perspectives
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 18 pages.
Marketing is a tool that can prove to be very valuable to many different areas of business; it has impacts on several different areas, but it is important to analyze the...
Critical Thinking of Human Resources in the Goal: A Research Note
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 11 pages.
Recently, changes within the business industry have led to human resource management (HRM) positions and structures being reconsidered. Human resources (HR) used to be...
Economic Decision Making and Risk Management: How They Can Relate
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 25 pages.
The definition of long-term objectives in corporate management as well as means of achieving them is often associated with uncertainty. The reason for this is apparent: managers...
Application of System Engineering to Project Management: How They Relate and Overlap
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 15 pages.
Task administration is the procedure through which work is instated, arranged, executed, and controlled by a group to accomplish an objective. Since project management activities...
How Cost of Poor Quality Factors Into Continuous Improvement Models
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 13 pages.
This article aims to investigate the patterns of the relationship between the cost of poor quality (COPQ) and the process of continuous improvement. Methods of qualitative...
Role of Big Data in Continuous Improvement Environments: A Reflection on The Relationship
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 20 pages.
Innovation technologies are used for consistent and continuous improvement, as well as for examining past executions in business. Furthermore, obtaining numerous bits of...
Why Are There So Many Different Continuous Improvement Models?: A Reflection of Practice
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 19 pages.
This article examines the implementation of continuous improvement patterns and the various continuous improvement (CI) models used in an organization. Despite the size of an...
How Can Human Resource Management Help the Theory of Constraints
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 13 pages.
Now, more companies consider human resource management (HRM) as part of strategic business management. A critical analysis of The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by...
Theory of Constraints and Human Resource Management Applications
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 17 pages.
This purpose of this article is to assess constraints and suggest a theory that can improve Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS's). It investigates the relationship...
A Shared Leadership Approach to Transformational Leadership Theory: Analysis of Research Methods and Philosophies
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 40 pages.
The main objective of this paper is to identify the research philosophy as well as research methodologies that are most appropriate for the research fields identified above; this...
Optimization Methods in Continuous Improvement Models: A Relational Review
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 14 pages.
There are numerous processes used to implement quality, such as TQM, 6 Sigma, and Lean. For these quality processes to remain effective, a continuous improvement model is...
The Lessons of Human Resource in The Theory of Constraints
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 15 pages.
This article describes how human resource management is a field encompassing the interactions between people working within an organization. This area incorporates the process of...
Risk Assessment of Incidents Response for Downstate New York Natural Gas Distribution Infrastructure
Brian J. Galli, Aamir Khizar. © 2019. 35 pages.
In the United States today, there are thousands of miles of an extended network of natural gas pipelines across the nation. Current pipeline explosions and leaks in several...
Effects on Current Day Technology, Legislation with Respect to Ethical Valuation: A Look at Edward Snowden's Impact
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 12 pages.
Edward Snowden is an American who released classified government information to journalists in June 2013. These secrets revealed the existence and purpose of numerous government...
Economic Decision-Making and the Impact of Risk Management: How They Relate to Each Other
Brian J. Galli, Gabrielle Battiloro. © 2019. 13 pages.
The purpose of this article is to adequately identify and assess economic risk in decision-making within project environments. A systematic literature review approach is used to...
Effectively Applying System Analysis and System Thinking in Six Sigma Environments
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 13 pages.
This article provides data on how system analysis and system thinking are applied in Six Sigma. We incorporated different approaches developed by systematically analyzing various...
Barriers to Effective Communication and Stakeholder Management in Project Environments and How to Overcome These Barriers
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 19 pages.
This study sought to investigate the prominent barriers to effective communication and stakeholder management in project teams. Specifically, this study examined the role of...
Continuous Improvement Maturity Models: How to View Them Effectively
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 13 pages.
Maturity models seek to enhance a business with the passage of time. The purpose is to attain a competitive advantage. Various maturity models are accessible, including the...
Practitioner's View on the Future of Economic Decision-Making in Project Management: A Research Note
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 23 pages.
As of now, the best means to plan for the future is project management because it has been proven effective in problem-solving and generating solutions. Few projects entail...
Thoughts of Using Economic Decision-Making to Systems Engineering and Systems Thinking: An Exploratory Study
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 14 pages.
System engineering is an art that tries to capture the requirements that are imposed by stakeholders. Economic decision-making is an essential tool for systems engineers to...
Key Risks and Challenges During Modern Building Designs in the Construction Industry
Brian J. Galli, Mahmoud Ali Alsulaimani. © 2019. 17 pages.
Although the field of project management has undergone significant improvement, new challenges often make it hard for project managers to meet expectations when planning modern...
Effect of Cultural Diversity in Communication on Project Success Within Multinational Construction Companies in the United Arab Emirates
Brian J. Galli. © 2019. 27 pages.
All industries rely on communication and its effectiveness to run a system of subcontracting. There are many subcontractors in the construction industry that are involved in...
An Investigation of the Development of Shared Leadership on the Six Sigma Project Life Cycle
Brian J Galli, Mohamad Amin Kaviani, Eleonora Bottani, Teresa Murino. © 2019. 64 pages.
The purpose of this study is to map out the relationship between shared leadership (SL) and Six Sigma (6S) project lifecycle. More specifically, the impact of SL and team...
Using Marketing to Implement a Strategic Plan: Reflection of Practiced Literature
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 14 pages.
Close to 75% of marketing and promotional campaigns globally fail to meet their purpose. Marketing campaigns fail due to pitfalls, which sink promotional projects. Strategic...
GPS Patents and Their Effects on Our Future and Rights
Chloe S. Margulis, Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 13 pages.
The interest in GPS technology has led to the filing of many GPS patents. Although not all the filed patents result in the production of final products, there has been a rise in...
Overlaying Human Resources Principles to the Goal: A Research Note
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 15 pages.
This article analyzes the book The Goal: A process of Ongoing Improvement by E. Goldratt and J. Cox to discuss human resource management implications. The book helped...
How Continuous Improvement Can Support Logistics: A Reflection of Best Practices
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 23 pages.
This article introduces the basic idea of continuous improvement and its implications regarding logistics. Using a meta-analysis research methodology, the author analyzes the...
How Economic Decisions Are Made in Public vs. Private Sectors: A Comparison of Methods
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 10 pages.
This article describes how economic decisions are made differ from the public and private sectors. Both cater their decisions to the needs of the public but the context and the...
The Effective Approach of Managing Risk in New Product Development (NPD)
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 15 pages.
This research studies risk and how to manage it during new product development projects. It highlights the major types of risk in NDP as well as what are some of the more common...
Effective Decision-Making in Project Based Environments: A Reflection of Best Practices
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 13 pages.
Effective decision-making requires economic analysis to be beneficial in a project environment. Producing effective economic decisions is based on various factors and methods...
How Project Management Overlaps with Lean Six Sigma
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 17 pages.
This article seeks to discuss how project management can help the Lean Six Sigma methodology impact project outcomes. It is found that projects managers play a vital role in the...
Risks Related to Lean Six Sigma Deployment and Sustainment Risks: How Project Management Can Help
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 24 pages.
Lean Six Sigma is a set of tools utilized by organizations to reduce cost and waste. There are risks associated with deploying and sustaining Six Sigma. The risks are different...
Addressing Risks in Global Software Development and Outsourcing: A Reflection of Practice
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 41 pages.
This article describes how outsourcing and offshoring for software development is a widely used business strategy implemented by many organizations worldwide. Due to its...
Continuous Improvement Relationship to Risk Management: The Relationship Between Them
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 14 pages.
In order for a company to economically survive, it needs to compete with a highly competitive market. The world is changing fast, adding different types of risks to companies....
Project Management Maturity Models: An Overview of the Common Models and a Proposed Uniform Model
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 20 pages.
In today's highly dynamic and rapidly changing business landscape, project constraints are continuously increasing regarding cost, time, level of customer satisfaction, and...
Effectively Using Systems Thinking in New Product Development (NPD)
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 17 pages.
This is a case study concerning technology start-up companies involved in systems thinking during new product development. It is found that systems thinking is pivotal to...
A Research Study on How Project Management Can Help Improve Lean Six Sigma: A Proposed Approach
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 25 pages.
Today, project managers are challenged with improving efficiency and overall productivity while working on certain tasks. They must be flexible and understand how to use tools...
What Human Resource Management Can Teach The Goal: A Research Note
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 11 pages.
Human resource management is a key element in the production process of many companies operating in the global business environment. The need for proper functioning and personal...
Risks Management in Agile New Product Development Project Environments: A Review of Literature
Brian J. Galli, Paola Andrea Hernandez Lopez. © 2018. 31 pages.
This article reviews the risks associated with the implementation of Agile Project Management practices in projects that involved new products development in manufacturing...
The Effects of Shared Leadership on Team Dynamics in Six Sigma Teams
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 38 pages.
This study investigates the relationships and impacts that shared leadership development has on two team dynamic conditions during a Six Sigma project, including internal team...
Application of System Engineering to Project Management: How to View Their Relationship
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 22 pages.
System engineering in complex systems has transitioned into a well detailed, universally accepted, client-oriented methodology. Unfortunately, this approach hasn't been...
Systems Thinking and Systems Analysis in Six Sigma: A Relational Review
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 15 pages.
Systems thinking are a gateway to actualize all ideologies in Six Sigma within the IE/EM profession and research fields. Furthermore, systems thinking is an alternative that can...
Importance and Impact of Culture and People in Continuous Improvement
Brian J. Galli. © 2018. 32 pages.
The primary objective of this article is to establish the importance and impact of culture and people within organizations to developing continuous improvement. The research...
Six Sigma Project Teams and Rational Decision Making: A Shared Leadership Perspective
Brian J. Galli, Kathryn A. Szabat, Mohamad Amin Kaviani. © 2017. 26 pages.
An understanding of how teams make decisions in the team environment is of utmost importance to organizational leaders. This research aims to determine the relationship that a...
Applying Strategic Analysis to Quantify Investor Risk of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Brian J. Galli. © 2017. 13 pages.
This study analyzes Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the global market. A strategic analysis is presented in order to understand the...
A Shared Leadership Approach to Transformational Leadership Theory: Analysis of Research Methods and Philosophies
Brian J. Galli. © 2016. 37 pages.
The main objective of this paper is to identify the research philosophy as well as research methodologies that are most appropriate for the research fields identified above; this...
An Investigation in How Six Sigma Project Teams Should Make Rational Decisions in Shared Leadership Environments
Brian J. Galli, Kathryn Szabat, Cyrus Mohebbi, Y. Joseph Ugras. © 2016. 23 pages.
It is proposed that shared leadership environments have an effect on six sigma team decision-making as well as the methods used to make decisions. It is also proposed that the...
International Journal of Productivity Management and Assessment Technologies (IJPMAT)
Oxana Karnaukhova, Brian J. Galli. Est. 2012.
The International Journal of Productivity Management and Assessment Technologies (IJPMAT) publishes new research, innovations, developments, and ideas in the areas of...
International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD)
Lincoln Christopher Wood, Brian J. Galli. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD) wishes to publish papers that offer a detailed analysis and discussion on sociotechnical philosophy...