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David Walters

BA Alta MSc Bradford PhD Cranfield
Honorary Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Room 1320
C13 - St James Campus
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9114 1833
Fax +61 2 9114 1722


David Walters BA (Alberta), MSc (Bradford), PhD (Cranfield) is Honorary Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at ITLS. He has held posts at the universities of Western Sydney (Sydney Graduate School of Management), Macquarie University, Oxford University (Templeton College), and the Cranfield School of Management. He has published a number of textbooks in business and marketing subjects, the most recent "Strategic Operations: a Value Chain Approach" was published in 2007. He has published over 30 articles in professional journals. He is the Australasian editor for the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. David Walters has teaching experience in a wide range of continents including North America, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Africa. In addition to his wide teaching experience he has acted as a consultant for a number of international companies. These include: BOC, CSR, Harrods, Laura Ashley, The Kingfisher Group, Storehouse, British Oxygen Company, Marks and Spencer, Tesco and a number of others.

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  • Professor of the week - David Walters 28 Nov 2013

    Financial Times

    Every week a business school professor, an expert in his or her field, defines a key term on FT Lexicon, online economics, business and finance glossary. Professor Walters explains why he thinks it is important to understand Mittelstand.

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