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Tiffany Bayley

Assistant Professor, Management Science

Tiffany Bayley

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Tiffany is an Assistant Professor at the Ivey Business School. Her research interests include applying predictive and prescriptive analytics to designing engaging and effective business analytics pedagogy. As well, she has worked on applications of optimization modeling to supply chain and healthcare management problems.

Tiffany earned her PhD and MASc in Applied Operations Research from the University of Waterloo, and a BASc in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the University of Windsor. Before pursuing her graduate degrees, she worked as an Industrial Engineer (EIT) at Chrysler Windsor Assembly Plant and Syncreon Automotive, where she implemented line balancing, facility layout and design initiatives, and championed kaizen events.


  • Decision Making with Analytics
  • Simulation and Risk Analysis
  • Ivey Analytics Lab

Programs Taught

  • HBA
  • MSc


  • PhD, Management Sciences, University of Waterloo
  • MASc, Management Sciences, University of Waterloo
  • BASc, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (minor in Business Administration), University of Windsor

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Maclean, K.; Bayley, T., (Forthcoming), "That’s Incorrect and Let Me Tell You Why: A Scalable Assessment to Evaluate Higher Order Thinking Skills", INFORMS Transactions on Education
  • Wheatley, D.; Bayley, T.; Araghi, M., 2022, "Able Construction: A Spreadsheet Activity for Teaching Bayes’ Theorem", Springer Nature, December 3(1): 1 - 18.
  • Begen, M. A.; Bayley, T.; Rodrigues, F. F.; Barrett, D., 2022, "Relative Efficiency of Radiation Treatment Centres: An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis", Healthcare, June 10(6): 1033 - 1033.
  • Bayley, T.; Wheatley, D.; Hurst, A., 2021, "Assessing a novel problem‐based learning approach with game elements in a business analytics course", Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, July 19(3): 185 - 196.
  • Bayley, T.; Hurst, A., 2018, "Teaching Line Balancing through Active and Blended Learning*", Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, April 16(2): 82 - 103.
  • Bayley, T.; Süral, H.; Bookbinder, J. H., 2018, "A hybrid Benders approach for coordinated capacitated lot-sizing of multiple product families with set-up times", International Journal of Production Research, February 56(3): 1326 - 1344.

For more publications please see our Research Database

Honours & Awards

  • Best Research Paper Award, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (2021)
  • Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student, University of Waterloo (2016)


  • Assistant Professor, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Lecturer, Department of Management Sciences, University of Waterloo
  • Industrial Engineer (EIT), Syncreon Automotive
  • Industrial Engineer (EIT), Chrysler Windsor Assembly Plant

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