|Dr. Peggie Ward Koon is best known as an author of technical articles and
publications. She has authored nine technical publications, including “CIM
Capitalizes on Distributed Controls”, InTech Magazine (1995), “GAMMA γ--
Graniteville’s Application Modules for Manufacturing Automation”, IEEE
Transactions on Industry Applications Magazine (1995), “Managing More With
Less -- A Real-time Example of Optimized Resource Allocation”, ISA Transactions
Magazine (1996), “Textile firms automate to survive; here’s how Avondale Mills
does it”, InTech Magazine (1998), “IT Management: Century 21, Industrial
Computing Magazine (2001); Industrial Computing Online (2001), and a variety
of articles on issues in textile manufacturing including partnering, process
automation and process control, SPC/SQC, and IT management for such
organizations as the Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA) and
the Textile Fiber & Film Industry Applications Society of the IEEE. She is
currently a Manager of IS Plant Systems and adjunct professor. Dr. Koon is the
Membership Chair for the Management Division of ISA, a Senior Member of ISA,
and a member of the IEEE.
Dr. Koon is a General Motors Scholar and Graduate Fellow; she received her
undergraduate degree from Smith College (Northampton Massachusetts) and has
completed graduate studies at Georgia Tech (Atlanta, Georgia) and Kennedy-
Western University (Cheyenne, Wyoming), where she received her doctorate degree
in Management Information Systems. She is the youngest child of Mrs. Irene
Clark Ward and the late Enoch Ward, Sr.
Dr. Peggie Ward Koon is a new author of biographical and inspirational novels.
Her first novel, Where Would I Be?, the life and times of Irene Clark Ward, is the
true story of her Mother, a black woman who grew up in 1900’s Georgia. The
book shares how this matriarch’s faith, perseverance, and indomitable spirit
influenced the lives of the author and her siblings. The Frog and the Redneck, Dr.
Koon’s second novel, is the true story of an inter-racial couple brought up in the
South just miles away physically, but in two very different and separate cultures.
The Frog and the Redneck tells the story of their youth, their first meeting, their
courtship, their marriage, their triumphs, the trials they faced, and the lives that
they touched in the process. The Frog and the Redneck is a book full of laughter
and tears; but most of all it’s a book full of love.
|Peggie Ward Koon, Ph.D.
|Now Available at www.xlibris.com
And online bookstores, too!