Professor Bendoly joined Goizueta Business School in 2001 after receiving a PhD in the fields of Operations Management and Decision Sciences from Indiana University. Along with these specializations, his academic background includes an Information Systems orientation including Database, ERP and Knowledge management focuses. This background supported his involvement as an instructor and developer of SAP implementation and ABAP/4 programming curriculum currently in place at Indiana University
Before starting his doctoral program, Elliot worked as a research and design engineer and group leader for Intel's Polymer Core Competency in Chandler, Arizona. In this role he was predominantly involved with failure analysis for micro-chip processor package assembly and in the design of facilities and procedures for such tests. While in Cleveland, he served as a survey analyst for the International Motor Vehicle Program at the Weatherhead School of Management's Center for Regional Economic Issues.
His research has been published in a number of academic journals including the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, MIS Quarterly, the Journal of Applied Psychology, EJOR, IJOPM, Decision Support Systems and Information & Management. He has co-edited a text titled Strategic ERP Extension and Use and is an Associate Editor for both the Journal of Operations Management and the Decision Sciences Journal. Professional affiliations include officer roles in both the Academy of Managements OM division as well as the Behavioral Process Management section of INFORMS (an arm of the Behavior Dynamics in Operations Management network, which he co-founded).