Faculty & Research

Edward W. Davis

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

  • 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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Oliver Wight Professor of Business Administration Emeritus Edward W. Davis headed the Operations area at Darden. His research and expertise are in the areas of supply chain management, operations strategy and global sourcing. He has authored more than 100 case 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.


Automotive Industry
Global Manufacturing
Operations Strategy
Supply Chain Management