Joseph Scazzero

Joseph Scazzero

Professor of Decision Sciences

Accounting, Finance, & Information Systems

421 Hill


[email protected]


  • Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
  • MS Johns Hopkins University
  • MA Pennsylvania State University
  • AB Rutgers College

Professional Summary

Dr. Scazzero has taught at Eastern Michigan University since Fall 2001. Previously, he was a faculty member at the University of Toledo. Dr. Scazzero has published articles in journals such as Communications in Statistics, Information Management, Information Systems Management, Journal of Applied Business Research, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, and the International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. He has presented at the annual meetings of the Decision Sciences Institute, American Statistical Association, and the Midwest Business Administration Association. Dr. Scazzero is a member of the Decision Sciences Institute and the American Statistical Association.

Courses Taught

  • DS 265 Business Statistics
  • DS 501 Introductory Probability and Statistics for Business
  • DS 602 Business Research Methods
  • IS 247 Software Design & Programming in Business
  • IS 510 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

Research Interests & Projects

Business statistics, management information systems, management science, quality control

Selected Publications

Zakrajsek, A., Hammel, J., and Scazzero, J. (2014), "Supporting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Participate in their Communities through Support Staff Pilot Intervention," Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, Vol. 27, 154-162.

Longenecker C., Beard S., and Scazzero, J. (2013), "What about the Workers? The Workforce Benefits of Corporate Volunteer Programs," Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 27, No. 1, 9-12.

Longenecker C., Moore G., and Scazzero, J. (2011), "The Benefits of Formal Corporate Volunteer Programs: An Employee Perspective, " HR Advisor: Legal and Practical Guidance, September/October, 6-14.

Mrdalj, S., Jovanovic, V., and Scazzero, J. (2009), "An Empirical Method for Measuring the Effectiveness of an Object-Oriented Design Process," Issues in Information Systems, Vol. X, No. 2, 148-156.

Mahoney, L., LaGore W., and Scazzero, J. (2008), "Corporate Social Performance, Financial Performance for Firms that Restate Earnings," Issues in Social and Environmental Accounting, Vol. 2, No. 1, 104-130.