Dr. John J. Elshaw, Associate Professor of Management

Lt Col, USAF (Retired)

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Ph.D. Management, Purdue University

Major: Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management

Minor: Industrial Organizational Psychology

Dissertation: “Trust in a virtual workplace: A multi-level model examining implications of virtualness and the link to performance and commitment.”


M.B.A., Regis University


B.S. Accounting, University of Akron



*Kim, Sungbin, Miller, Michael E., Rusnock, Christina F., & Elshaw, John J. (2018). Spatialized audio improves call sign recognition during multi-aircraft control.  Applied Ergonomics, 70, pp. 51-58.

Gay, C., Horowitz, B., Elshaw, J., Bobko, P., & Kim, I. (2017). Operator suspicion and decision responses to cyber-attacks on unmanned ground vehicle systems.  Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Vol 61, Issue 1, pp. 226-230.

Elshaw, John J., Badiru, Adedeji B., & *Harris, Sharif F.  (2017). Learning curve analysis in department of defense acquisition programs.  Acquisition Research Program: Creating Synergy for Informed Change (online publication), 22 November 2017, Naval Postgraduate School.

Elshaw, John J., Fass, Robert D., & *Mauntel, Brian R. (2017). Cognitive Mentorship: Protégé Behavior as a Mediator to Performance. Journal of Mentoring and Teaching (In Print).

Elshaw, J. J. Social Science Measurement (2016). Handbook of Measurements: Benchmarks for Systems Accuracy and Precision, Badiru editions, Taylor and Francis.

Honious, C., *Johnson, B., Elshaw, J., & Badiru, A. (2016). The impact of learning curve model selection and criteria for cost estimation accuracy in the DoD.  Acquisition Research Program: Creating Synergy for Informed Change (online publication), 5 May 2016, Naval Postgraduate School.

Moore, Justin R., Elshaw, John J., Badiru, Adedeji B., and Ritschel, Jonathan D.  (2015). Acquisition Challenge: The Importance of Incompressibility in Comparing Learning Curve Models.  Defense Acquisition Research Journal (DARJ), October, Vol. 22 No. 4:416-449.

Badiru, Adedeji B., Elshaw, John J., and Badiru, Ibrahim A.  (2015). Quality Insights: Systems-based Product Quality Assessment for Customer Preferences.  International Journal of Quality Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, Nos. 3/4, 266-280.

Kirchner, Aimee T., Ladd, Darin A., Elshaw, John J., and Schlub, James F. (2013). An Inexpensive Workplace Initiative to Motivate High-Risk Individual Health Improvement. Military Medicine, 178-183, 2013.

Badiru, A. D., Elshaw, J. J., and Everly, M. (2013). Half-Life Learning Curve Computations for Airframe Life-cycle Costing of Composite Manufacturing. Journal of Aviation and Aerospace Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 2.

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