Pooya Tabesh

PhD Student

Pooya Tabesh


Pooya Tabesh is a doctoral candidate in Strategic Management at the Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. His main research interests include strategic decision making processes, behavioral decision theory, and decision support systems. Prior to joining the Ph.D. program at Bauer, Pooya completed his M.S. in Industrial Engineering at the University of Houston. His Master's Thesis was in the area of decision support models for heart failure prediction.

Research Interests

  • Strategic Decision Making Processes
  • Behavioral Decision Making
  • National Culture and Consequences
  • Decision Support systems and Multi-Criteria Decision Making Tools


  • Yaraghi, N., Tabesh, P., Guan, P., Zhuang, J., "Comparison of Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Monte Carlo AHP under Different Levels of Uncertainty", Forthcoming, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.
  • Tabesh P., Tabesh, P. (2013). General Risk Propensity, General Risk Perception, and the Framing Effect in Medical Decision Making. At Academy of Management Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida.
  • Tabesh P., Miller C. (2013). Paradoxes of Rational Choice in Strategic Decision Making Processes. At Strategic Management Society (SMS) Conference. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Tabesh, P., Lim, G., Khator, S., Dacso,C. (2010). A Support Vector Machine Approach for Predicting Heart Conditions, IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings. Institute of Industrial Engineers, Inc. (IIE), Cancun, Mexico.
  • Tabesh, P., Hajbagheri, M. (2007) Cultural Factors Affecting an Organizational Assessment, Proceedings of the National Business Excellence Conference, Isfahan, Iran.

Academic Associations & Editorial Boards

Membership in professional Institutions:
* Academy of Management Association
* Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
* Alpha Pi Mu: Industrial Engineering Honor Society

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Industrial Engineering, University of Houston, 2009
Industrial Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, 2007