A. David is a Professor of Business Administration who teaches
marketing and operations management, particularly as these disciplines
are applied to an international environment.
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
He also teaches several other courses in the Business Division in marketing
and operations management, as well
as introductory courses in business
In 1999, based upon student recommendations, he received the Bechberger
Award for Excellence in Teaching.
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• International Logistics, Atomic Dog Publishing, 2004.
Logistics: the Management of International Trade Operations, Thomson
- Atomic Dog Publishing, Second Edition, 2008, co-authored with Richard
Stewart, University of Wisconsin – Superior.
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
Pierre David has conducted international logistics training sessions in
the United States, France, Turkey, China and Brazil.
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.
Regionalization of the
Fire Departments of seven SouthWestern Cuyahoga County communities.
GMAT – LSAT Prep Courses
P:rofessor David teaches review courses for the GMAT
Pierre’s complete CV is available