Pierre A. David

Professor of Business Administration
Baldwin-Wallace College

275 Eastland Road, Berea, OH 44017
440-826-5925 (office) 440-826-3868 (fax)
pdavid@bw.edu

 

Pierre A. David is a Professor of Business Administration who teaches marketing and operations management, particularly as these disciplines are applied to an international environment.

Teaching
Dr. David’s primary teaching focus is the course in international logistics that he teaches in the International MBA program. He has written the best-selling textbook in that field, which is now available in its second edition.
He also teaches several other courses in the Business Division in marketing and operations management, as well as introductory courses in business administration.
In 1999, based upon student recommendations, he received the Bechberger Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Click here for his Fall 2008 schedule.


Publications:
International Logistics, Atomic Dog Publishing, 2004.
International Logistics: the Management of International Trade Operations, Thomson - Atomic Dog Publishing, Second Edition, 2008, co-authored with Richard Stewart, University of Wisconsin – Superior.


Research
Dr. David’s research is in statistics; he is part of a group of faculty members at Kent State University who are doing very-large-scale computer simulations (4 billion replications) to determine the sampling distributions of specific statistics; they are currently working on the sampling distribution of the sample median.


International Logistics Website
Professor David is responsible for the upkeep of the international-logistics.info website. This website is a repository of the most recent information on international trade pactices and a source of information for students of international logistics and faculty teaching courses in international trade.


Seminars
Pierre David has conducted international logistics training sessions in the United States, France, Turkey, China and Brazil.


Education
Pierre David earned an MBA from l'Ecole de Hautes Etudes Commerciales du Nord in Lille, France, an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, and a PhD from the College of Business Administration at Kent State University, all of which were in marketing and operations management. He has lived in four different countries (Tunisia, Switzerland, France, and the United States) and visited a dozen more.


Consulting Work:
Regionalization of the Fire Departments of seven SouthWestern Cuyahoga County communities.


GMAT – LSAT Prep Courses
P:rofessor David teaches review courses for the GMAT and LSAT tests.

Curriculum Vitae
Pierre’s complete CV is available here.