School of Business


Dr. Pierre David

Pierre A. David is a Professor of Business Administration and teaches marketing and operations management, particularly as these disciplines are applied to an international environment: his primary teaching focus are the courses in international logistics and international market research offered as part of the International MBA program.  He has received the Bechberger Award for Excellence in Teaching.

He has written the leading textbook in International Logistics, based on worldwide sales. He conducts seminars in international logistics for Accenture and has taught numerous training programs in the United States, France, Turkey, China and Brazil. His research interests are in international logistics and international market research.

He earned an MBA from Ecole de Hautes Etudes Commerciales du Nord in Lille, France, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and a PhD from 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.

  • International Logistics: the Management of International Trade Operations, with Richard Stewart, Cengage- Atomic Dog Publishing, Third Edition, 2010.
  • International Supply Chain Management, Cengage Learning, 2008, Indian Edition.
  • Logistica Internacional, with  Ubirata Tortato and Filinto Jorge Eisenbach Neto, Cengage Brasil, Second Edition, forthcoming.
  • International Logistics: the Management of International Trade Operations, with Sebastian Kummer, Hans-Joachim Schramm and Irene Sudy, Cengage- Atomic Dog Publishing, Fourth Edition, forthcoming.
 Classes taught:
  • BUS 208 Introduction to Business
  • BUS 243 Personal Finance
  • BUS 330 Introduction to Marketing
  • BUS 365 Management Science
  • BUS 432 Marketing Research
  • BUS 436 International Marketing
  • BUS 624 Operations Management
  • BUS 626 International Market Research
  • BUS 652 International Logistics
 Consulting Work:
  • Self-paced courses and webinars in international logistics for Accenture
  • Community surveys for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
  • Integration of an independent library into the county-wide library system
  • Regionalization of the Fire Departments, Police Departments and Service Departments of four communities is Eastern Cuyahoga County
  • Regionalization of the Fire Departments of seven communities in Southwestern Cuyahoga County
  • Development of an algorithm for estimating electricity consumption of households for First Energy

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