Faculty & Research

Edward W. Davis

Edward W. Davis, Emeritus Oliver Wight Professor of Business Administration

  • BS, MSIE, Georgia Institute of Technology; MPhil, PhD, Yale University Postgraduate Study, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
Office: FOB 239
Phone: +1-434-924-4819
E-mail: DavisE@darden.virginia.edu

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Emeritus Oliver Wight Professor of Business Administration Edward W. Davis headed the Operations area at Darden. His research and expertise are in the areas of supply chain management, manufacturing strategy and global sourcing. He has authored more than 100 cases studies and numerous articles and is author or coauthor of three books on supply chain management, project management and production management.

Davis joined the Darden faculty in 1978 after teaching at Harvard Business School, Sloan School of Management at MIT and the University of North Carolina.


Australia and Pacific Rim
Automotive Industry
International Business
Global Manufacturing
Project Management
Operations Strategy
Materials Management