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Prof Dilek Onkal


Department: Newcastle Business School

Dilek Önkal is Professor of Business Information Systems and Analytics at Newcastle Business School and is Head of the Analytics Subject Group in the Marketing, Operations and Systems Department.  She is an Honorary Research Fellow at UCL.  Prof. Önkal received her B.A. from Boğaziçi University and her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, where she taught prior to joining Bilkent University in 1988. She was an academic visitor at Oxford University Department of Economics and an associate member of the Nuffield College during 2006-2007.  Prof. Önkal previously held positions of Associate Dean of Research and Knowledge Transfer and Professor of Decision and Organisational Science at the Faculty of Management & Law at University of Bradford, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences at Bilkent University and Chair of Supply Chain Management and Director of OASIS (Operations and Supply Chain Systems) Research Centre at Brunel Business School, Brunel University. She was Co-Editor of the International Journal of Forecasting (Elsevier) during 2015-2019, and is currently a member of the Editorial Boards of both Futures and Foresight Science (Wiley) and Forecasting (MDPI).  She is also an Associate Editor of the IMA Journal of Management Mathematics (Oxford Academic) as well as a Review Editor of Frontiers in Psychology - Cognition.  She is a member of the Committee of Professors in Operational Research (COPIOR).  Her research focuses on judgmental forecasting, judgment and decision making, forecasting/decision support systems, behavioral operations management,  risk perception and risk communication with a strong emphasis on multi-disciplinary interactions. Her work has appeared in journals such as Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes, European Journal of Operational Research, Decision Sciences, Risk Analysis, International Journal of Forecasting, Decision Support Systems, Judgment and Behavioral Decision Making, Journal of Forecasting, Omega, Forecasting, Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting, Frontiers in Finance and Economics, International Federation of Technical Analysts Journal, and Journal of Business Ethics,  along with various book chapters. She is a reviewer for grant councils such as the Economic & Social Research Council, The British Academy, European Science Foundation and Hong Kong Research Grants Council in addition to many psychology, economics and business journals.

Dilek Onkal

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Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne

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  • Increased appreciation of forests and their restorative effects during the COVID-19 pandemic, Pichlerova, M., Výbošťok, J., Önkal, D., Lamatungga, K., Tamatam, D., Marcineková, L., Pichler, V. 1 Mar 2023, In: Ambio
  • Commentary on Making Forecasting More Trustworthy, Goodwin, P., Gonul, M., Onkal, D. 5 Jul 2022, In: Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting
  • Do Risky Scenarios Affect Forecasts of Savings and Expenses?, De Baets, S., Onkal, D., Ahmed, W. 21 Feb 2022, In: Forecasting
  • Effects of Multiple Adjustments in Supply Chain Forecasting on Forecast Accuracy, Aruchurnarasa, B., Perera, H., Onkal, D. 13 Jul 2022, International Symposium on Forecasting Abstracts
  • Forecasting: theory and practice, Petropoulos, F., Apiletti, D., Assimakopoulos, V., Babai, M., Barrow, D., Taieb, S., Bergmeir, C., Bessa, R., Bijak, J., Boylan, J., Browell, J., Carnevale, C., Castle, J., Cirillo, P., Clements, M., Cordeiro, C., Oliveira, F., Baets, S., Dokumentov, A., Ellison, J., Fiszeder, P., Franses, P., Frazier, D., Gilliland, M., Gonul, M., Goodwin, P., Grossi, L., Grushka-Cockayne, Y., Guidolin, M., Guidolin, M., Gunter, U., Guo, X., Guseo, R., Harvey, N., Hendry, D., Hollyman, R., Januschowski, T., Jeon, J., Jose, V., Kang, Y., Koehler, A., Kolassa, S., Kourentzes, N., Leva, S., Li, F., Litsiou, K., Makridakis, S., Martin, G., Martinez, A., Meeran, S., Modis, T., Nikolopoulos, K., Onkal, D., Paccagnini, A., Panagiotelis, A., Panapakidis, I., Pavía, J., Pedio, M., Pedregal, D., Pinson, P., Ramos, P., Rapach, D., Reade, J., Rostami-Tabar, B., Rubaszek, M., Sermpinis, G., Shang, H., Spiliotis, E., Syntetos, A., Talagala, P., Talagala, T., Tashman, L., Thomakos, D., Thorarinsdottir, T., Todini, E., Arenas, J., Wang, X., Winkler, R., Yusupova, A., Ziel, F. 1 Jul 2022, In: International Journal of Forecasting
  • Forecasts and Order Decisions: Reactions to Demand Variability, Gonul, M., Onkal, D., Kocabiyikoglu, A., Göğüş, C. 12 Jul 2022, 42nd International Symposium on Forecasting
  • Scenario generation and scenario quality using the cone of plausibility, Dhami, M., Wicke, L., Onkal, D. 1 Sep 2022, In: Futures
  • The value of experiments in futures and foresight science as illustrated by the case of scenario planning, Derbyshire, J., Belton, I., Dhami, M., Onkal, D. 25 Nov 2022, In: Futures & Foresight Science
  • Using Scenarios to Forecast Outcomes of a Refugee Crisis, Wicke, L., Dhami, M., Onkal, D., Belton, I. 1 Jul 2022, In: International Journal of Forecasting
  • Variability in forest visit numbers in different regions and population segments before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, Pichlerová, M., Onkal, D., Bartlett, A., Výbošťok, J., Pichler, V. 26 Mar 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

  • Marco Philipp Managerial Decision-Making under Uncertainty: The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Decision-Making Processes in German Family Businesses Start Date: 01/03/2019
  • Serena Salvi Rise-Well Project - Critical Solutions for Elderly Well-being Start Date: 01/09/2020

  • Management Science PhD June 01 1988
  • Business Administration BA (Hons) June 13 1982

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