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David Clay Whybark

David Clay Whybark, business educator, researcher. Recipient Lilly Alumni Master of Business Administration Teaching Excellence award, 1990, Distinguished Research award, Kenan-Flagler School, 1998.

Background

  • Whybark, David Clay was born on September 18, 1935 in Tacoma. Son of Clay Alfred and Irene (Stanton) Whybark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Cornell University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1967.

    Career

    • Research associate Stanford (California) University, 1962-1967. Assistant professor Arizona State University, Tempe, 1965-1966. Associate professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1967-1976.

      Professor Indiana University, Bloomington, 1976—1990. Macon G. Patton distinguished professor University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1990—2008, emeritus professor, since 2008. Academic advisor Institute Defense & Business, since 2005.

      Visiting professor Shanghai Institute Mechanical Engineering, 1986-1987, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1996, Victoria University, New Zealand, 1996, Canterbury University, New Zealand, 1996. Adjunct professor Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1981-1982, 85-90. Director, founder Global Manufacturing Research Group, since 1990.

      Consultant in field.

    Works

    Membership

    Fellow: Pan Pacific Business Association (member council, Distinguished Global Leadership award 2007), Operations Management Association (president 1992-1993), International Society Inventory Research (member council, president 2000-2002), Decision Sciences Institute (past president, Distinguished Service award 1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, winemaking.

    Connections

    • Married Neva Jo Richardson, July 6, 1957. Children: Michael David, Suzanne Marie (deceased).
    • father: Clay Alfred Whybark
    • mother: Irene (Stanton) Whybark
    • spouse: Neva Jo Richardson
    • children: Michael David Whybark
    • Suzanne Marie Whybark (deceased)
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    Born September 18, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1957
      University Washington
    • 1960
      Cornell University
    • 1967
      Stanford University
    • 1962 - 1967
      Research associate, Stanford (California) University
    • 1965 - 1966
      assistant, professor Arizona State University
      Tempe, Arizona, United States
    • 1967 - 1976
      associate, professor Purdue University
      West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
    • 1976 - 1990
      professor, Indiana University
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1990 - 2008
      Macon G. Patton distinguished professor, University North Carolina
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 2005
      academic advisor, Institute Defense & Business
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