1 CURRICULUM VITAE I. Dr. EMILE J. PILAFIDIS Lecturer & Experiential Program Coordinator, The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine Associate Adjunct Professor & Oxford Program Coordinator, Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University. II. Teaching Experience: Lecturer, The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine present Associate Adjunct Professor, Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University present MBA Courses: Experiential Learning, Management Consulting Practicum, Strategic Management, International Business Management, and Global Strategy and Trade (Oxford University, UK). Other Full-Time MBA and Fully Employed MBA Courses: Adjunct Professor, The Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University MBA Course: Business Strategy and Capstone Business Simulation Associate Professor of Management and International Business, School of Business and Global Studies, University of La Verne Courses: International Business, Global Management, Strategic Management, Organization Theory and Behavior, Business Policy, MBA Capstone Integrative course, Senior Capstone undergraduate course, overseas MBA courses in Singapore and Athens, Greece. Have also taught the Capstone MBA Strategic Management course at the University of Redlands, and have lectured at Whittier College. III. Education Background: Ph.D. Executive Management 1994 The Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management The Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California Dissertation Research - "Effective Structuring and Managing Inter-company Relationships: Case Studies in Strategic Alliances.
2 MBA in General and International Management, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 1971 M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 1968 B.S. in Engineering Physics, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 1966 IV. Prior Experience not in Education: PMA, Inc. North American Subsidiary of PMW GmbH (Germany) President/CEO - Gardena, CA FMC Sweeper Equipment Division of FMC Corporation Division General Manager - Pomona, CA FMC Petroleum Equipment Division of FMC Corporation General Manager - Singapore Product Mgr/Bus Dev Mgr - Houston, TX Link-Belt Crane and Excavator Business Group of FMC Corporation Materials Manager - Bowling Green, KY Mgr Mfg Planning - Cedar Rapids, IA FMC Corporation, Headquarters Office Business Analyst/Planner - Chicago, IL Cincinnati Milacron, Inc. Research Engineer/Senior Engineer - Cincinnati, OH V. Professional Memberships: Member Academy of International Business Member Academy of Management Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers VI. Professional Meetings Attended: Have attended over 100 professional meetings domestically and overseas, relating to industry trade associations, professional societies, and academic institutions. A sample of such conferences include the following: the Western Region Conference of the Academy of International Business in May 1995 (at The American Graduate School of International Management/ Thunderbird), the Academy's Annual Meeting in Seoul, Korea in November 1995, the International Conference on Multimedia Technology and Management at the Hong Kong Baptist University in December 1996, the Annual Conference of the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning in Hawaii in January 1998, the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in San Diego in August 1998, the Annual
3 Conference of the Academy of International Business in Vienna in October 1998, the International Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute in Athens, Greece in July 1999, the Western Academy of Management Conference in Hawaii in April 2000, the Annual Conference of the Academy Of International Business in Phoenix in November 2000, the American Marketing Association Conference in San Diego in August 2002, and various seminars on MBA education in Western Europe in October 2002, and on international trade and strategy at Oxford University, July 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006, and VII. Papers Presented: Have presented a number of technical articles in Physics and Engineering Presented the paper: "Managing Inter-company Relationships: The Challenge of Strategic Alliances" to academic and management practitioner audiences Presented papers at the Academy of International Business Western Region Conference in May 1995, and at the Annual Meeting of the Academy in Seoul, Korea in November, 1995: On Structuring and Managing Non-Equity Strategic Alliances," and on "Effective Operating Managerial Mechanisms in Strategic Alliances. Presented the paper "The Role of Multimedia Technology in the Delivery of Academic Programs in Satellite Facilities" at the International Conference on Multimedia Technology in Hong Kong in December Participated on a panel discussion at the Annual Conference of the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning (ABSEL) in Hawaii in January 1998, on the subject of using simulations in capstone business courses. Presented a paper and participated in a panel discussion at the Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business in Vienna in October 1998, on "Distance Learning Exports: Delivering a U.S. MBA Program in Asia." Co-presented the paper "Competition in the Book Retailing Industry" at the 5th International Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute in Athens, Greece in July VIII. Publications: Have published technical articles in Physics and Engineering. Published the dissertation: "Effective Structuring and Managing of Inter-company Relationships: Case Studies in Domestic Strategic Alliances," Published the paper (co-authored with Professors Vijay Sathe and Robert Culver of the Claremont Graduate University)
4 "Fusing Theory and Practice: Honors Consulting Projects for Drucker MBA Students, in the Journal of Education for Business, May/June IX. Other Research Activity: Examining inter-company collaborations, with particular focus on managerial effectiveness issues relating to these popular forms of organizing work activities to compete in the global economy. Developed and implemented team-teaching modules on international business, and prepared a report and a working paper on this action-research: 'Globalizing Business Education: A Modular Approach." Examined the impact of information technology on the Distance Learning delivery of graduate programs, and on selected its impact on selected industries (for example: the book retailing and the automotive industries). Exploring literature and case studies on the subject of "Managing People Wisely," and on effective Management Consulting and Project Management. Currently working on a paper on Experiential Learning in Graduate Management Education. X. Consulting: Have done extensive internal consulting (strategic planning, capital investments, site selection/expansion, technology assessment, and new product development), in corporate staff positions with FMC Corporation and with PMA Inc. Consulted with the California Council on Science and Technology on strategy development, and engaged MBA student teams to conduct related field research. Consulted on strategic management topics with various corporations. Teach Experiential Management and Management Consulting Practicum courses and overseeing MBA student teams working on dozens of projects sponsored by a variety of for-profit and non-profit organizations at The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine. Developed, taught, and coordinated the Honors Consulting MBA Practicum at the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, The Claremont Graduate University. XI. Professional Growth Activities: Have been involved in Academies of Management and
5 International Business. Regularly attend research colloquiums on organizational and managerial research topics. Co-chaired research colloquiums at Drucker on Strategic Alliances and on Management Consulting. Reviewed a new textbook on international Business for Harcourt Publishers (Czinkota, Ronkainen, and Moffett), and for Pearson Education). Regularly attend academic seminars and workshops on: teaching excellence, executive development, leadership, strategy. Reviewed research papers for potential publication in Academic Journals. XII. Professional Presentations: Have given numerous technical and business presentations as a scientist and later as a practicing manager. Have lectured as a guest speaker on international business and management topics at The Claremont Graduate School, The University of Redlands, The University of La Verne, Whittier College, and at St. Peter s College of Oxford University. Have presented papers at a number of academic conferences domestically and overseas. XIII. Institutional Services Performed: As Experiential Learning program coordinator at The Paul Merage School of Business, Univerity of California, Irvine, have helped develop and implement a projects oriented course for MBA students. Director, Management Program, Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University Directed all activities of the Drucker full and part-time MBA program, including student recruiting and admissions, financial aid, course/faculty scheduling and staffing, coordination of joint degrees and trans-disciplinary programs, curriculum development and academic advising, administration of staff and budgets. Also, served on University and Drucker School committees and task forces. At the University of La Verne, have served as Chair of the MBA Business Program, as Chair of the MBA/Health Services Management program, and as Chair of the MS in Business Organizational Management program.
6 Served as course specialist in the ULV Business School, for management and international business courses. Helped design, implement, and taught a hybrid on-line/inperson MBA program in Singapore. Also, served as faculty liaison with the ULV Athens business programs, and the ULV Alaska MS BOM program. Have conducted collegial reviews with adjunct faculty. Was elected or appointed to numerous University and School of Business committees. XIV. Contact Information: Emile J. Pilafidis The Paul Merage School of Business University of California, Irvine Irvine, California Tel: Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management Claremont Graduate University 1021 North Dartmouth Avenue Claremont, California Tel: Home Office: 6 Saint Remy Ct. Newport Coast, California Tel: