Robert D. Landel

Henry E. McWane Professor Emeritus of Business Administration


FOB 272

Areas of Expertise

Operations Strategy, Lean and Six Sigma Implementation, Business Process Improvement, High Performance Organizations

Education: B.M.E., M.S.I.M., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Robert D. Landel, Henry E. McWane Professor of Business Administration, teaches courses in innovation and operations management, systems thinking and operational effectiveness in the Darden School's MBA degree program. He also serves on the faculty of several Darden Executive Education programs. Landel has been a consultant to manufacturing and service companies in the areas of operations strategy development, high-performance work systems design, improvement management, executive-level operations leadership teaching and mid-level management coaching.

Prior to joining the Darden faculty, Landel worked in design engineering, manufacturing process engineering and procurement for Westinghouse, Chicago Bridge and Iron Company.

Case Studies

Advancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.

Robert D. Landel's cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.