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Bennet P. Lientz

Professor Emeritus
(310) 825-2881
Areas of Expertise:
  • E-Commerce
  • Process Improvement in Nonprofits
  • Project Management


Prior to joining Anderson in 1974, Bennet P. Lientz was associate professor of engineering at the University of Southern California and department manager at System Development Corporation.

Lientz's areas of interest include: project management, information technology, change management, process improvement, data communications and networking, strategic systems planning and e-business. He taught courses in these areas and created courses in project management and networking.

He received an award in project management from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2002, and has served as senior editor of the International Journal on Information Technology in Education since December 2002.

He is the author or co-author of more than 50 articles and 35 books.



Ph.D. Statistics and Information Systems, 1968, University of Washington

M.S. Statistics, 1966, University of Washington

B.A. Mathematics and Economics, 1964, Claremont McKenna College


Selected Publications

Bennet Lientz. (2009). Breakthrough Strategic IT and Process Planning. World Scientific,

Bennet Lientz. (2004). Manage IT as a Business. Elsevier,

Bennet P. Lientz. (2003). Breakthrough IT Change Management. Butterworth Heineman,

Bennet Lientz. (2002). International Project Management. Academic Press,

Bennet Lientz. (2002). Achieve Lasting Process Improvement: Reach Six Sigma Goals without the Pain. Academic Press,

Bennet Lientz. (2002). Project Management for the 21st Century. Academic Press, 3rd Edition,

Bennet Lientz. (2001). Breakthrough Technology Project Management. Academic Press, 2nd Edition,

Bennet Lientz. (2001). Transform Your Business into e. Academic Press,

Bennet Lientz. (2001). Dynamic E-Business Implementation Management. Academic Press,

Bennet Lientz. (2001). Start Right in E-Business. Academic Press,