1 VITA PEDRO S. HURTADO Telephones : (956) Home 1608 Kingwood Dr. (956) Office Laredo, Texas Married, 3 daughters U.S. Citizen EDUCATION National University of Engineering ( ) Lima, Peru. B.Sc., P.E. (1971) Concentration: Structural Engineering Thesis: Analysis of Non-Linear Elastic Structures University of Wisconsin Milwaukee ( ) Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. M.Sc. (1973), G.P.A. 4.0 Concentrations: Transportation Systems, Operations Research (Management Science) Thesis: A Functional Classification of the Great Lakes Commercial Ports University of Pennsylvania ( ) (Wharton School of Business) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, M.B.A. (1977) Concentration: International Business University of Maryland ( ) College Park, Maryland, U.S.A. Ph. D. (1978), G.P.A. 4.0 Concentrations: Transportation Systems, Operations Research (Management Science) Dissertation: A Model of Statewide Traffic Volume Counting Systems HONORS American Field Service International Scholarships, Scholarship to live with an American family for one year and study the Senior Year at High School. Graduated from Manchester High School, at Manchester, Iowa. Fulbright-Hays Grant, 1972, to pursue a Summer Program at the University of Texas at Austin, and a Master s Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
2 WORK EXPERIENCE 1993-Present Associate Professor Texas A&M International University, College of Business Administration, Laredo, Texas. Teaches Transportation and Logistics Management, Strategic Management, Management Science, Research Methodology, International Logistics Associate Professor Florida Institute of Technology, School of Business, Melbourne, Florida. Taught International Business, Management Science, Strategic Management, Management Information Systems Associate Professor Universidad del Pacifico, Graduate School of Business, Lima, Peru. Taught Strategic Planning and Financial Management Financial Manager, Banco Mercantil del Peru, Lima, Peru Deputy General Manager and Project Director HIDRANDINA S.A. (Andean Hydroelectric Energy Co.), Lima, Peru. Supervised the preparation of the Feasibility Study for the Mayush hydroelectric power plant, by an International Engineering Consortium, with financing from the World Bank Planning Manager, MINPECO (Peruvian Minerals Marketing Co.), Lima, Peru International Management Consultant Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Management Consultants. Consulted for private and public enterprises at Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina. Projects in Business Planning, Organizational Design, Foreign Investment Evaluation Senior Research Analyst Wharton School of Business, Busch Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia Consulted in Mexico and the U.S.A. while at the Busch Center (now Wharton Applied Research Center) ; projects in the Business Planning area Faculty Research Associate University of Maryland, Dept. of Transportation Engineering, College Park, Maryland Designed and Implemented a computerized multivariate statistical model to analyze and evaluate cost-effective Traffic Volume Counting Systems for the States of Maryland and West-Virginia Research Assistant, Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Dept. of Systems Design, Milwaukee, WI Structural Engineer, Hector Gallegos Vargas, Associated Engineers, Lima, Peru.
3 LANGUAGES: Spanish (reads, writes, speaks fluently) English (reads, writes, speaks fluently) Portuguese (reads and speaks fluently) KNOWLEDGE OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS: Microsoft Word (Word-Processing) Microsoft Excel (Spreadsheet) Microsoft Power-Point (Presentations) Crystal Ball (Simulation add-on for Excel) AskSam (Textual Database) NVivo (Qualitative Research Database) SPSS (Statistical Analysis)
4 COURSES TAUGHT AT TEXAS A&M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY GRADUATE COURSES Transportation and Logistics Related: 1. Transportation & Logistics Management (English & Spanish) 2. International Distribution (English & Spanish) 3. Design & Analysis of Logistical Systems (English) 4. International Logistics Strategic Management (English) Other Courses: 5. Research Methodology (English & Spanish) 6. Management Science (English & Spanish) 7. Production & Operations Management (English & Spanish) 8. Strategic Management (English & Spanish) UNDERGRADUATE COURSES Transportation and Logistics Related: 9. Principles of Transportation 10. Business Logistics Management 11. International Transportation 12. Traffic Management 13. Carrier Management Problems Other Courses: 14. Business Statistics 15. Principles of Marketing
5 PUBLICATIONS 1. Hurtado, Pedro S., Mukherji, Ananda, A Comparative Analysis of Alternative Explanations for the Phenomenon of Emergent Strategies, presented at the Academy of Management Conference held on August 2004, New Orleans, LA. 2. Mukherji, A., Mukherji J., and Hurtado P. S., "Competitive Advantage and Strategy: The Impact of Past Competencies on Interanational Business, submitted in Jan 2004 for publication in Management Decision. 3. Hurtado, Pedro S., Mukherji, Ananda, On the Pitfalls of Inter-Disciplinary Theory Translation: The Case of the Application of Complexity Theory s NK[C] Model to Coevolutionary Competitive Strategies, submitted to the Journal of Management Inquiry 4. Mukherji, A., Mukherji J., and Hurtado P. S., "Competitive advantage and international business: Examining path dependencies in international business." In Global Competitiveness, the annual research volume of the American Society for Competitiveness Conference held in October 2002 in Arlington, VA. 5. Hurtado, Pedro S., Mukherji, Ananda, An Evaluation of Network Building Principles for Coevolving Competitive Strategies: The Case of Complexity Theory s NK[C] Model, presented at the 2002 Academy of Management Meeting on August 12, at Denver, Colorado, Mukherji, Ananda, Hurtado, Pedro S., Interpreting, Categorizing and Responding to the Environment: The Role of Culture in Strategic Problem Definition, Management Decision, Volume 39, Issue 2, Hurtado, Pedro S., Rethinking International Logistics Management: Searching for a Core Identity, Proceedings of the Academy of International Business, U.S. Southwest Chapter, Houston, Texas, March Hurtado, Pedro S., and Landeck, Michael, Exploratory Research on the Implications of the Theory of Autopoiesis in International Consumer Behavior, Proceedings of the Academy of International Business, U.S. Southwest Chapter, Houston, Texas, March Hurtado, Pedro S., On the Explanation of Emergent Competitive Strategies Using Autopoietic Theory, Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute, Southwest U. S. Region, Houston, Texas, March Hurtado, Pedro S., A New Perspective on Strategic Management in International Business in the Light of Contemporary Systems Thinking, Proceedings of the Academy of International Business, U.S. Southwest Chapter, Dallas, Texas, March Hurtado, Pedro S., A Comparative Analysis of Traditional Cognitivistic and Autopoietic Systems Theory Perspectives of Orthodox Problem-Solving / Decision-Making Approaches, Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute, Southwest U. S. Region,
6 Dallas, Texas, March Hurtado, Pedro S., Hauser, Danise S., Benz, Robert J., Guidelines for Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities, Texas Transportation Institute, Research Performed in Cooperation with the Texas Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, College Station, Texas, Hurtado, Pedro S., On the Integration of Manager Role-Related Information and Knowledge Factors in the Design of Individualized Manager Support Systems for Strategy Formulation, Proceedings of the Academy of International Business, Southwest U. S. Region, Houston, Texas, March 1-4, Hurtado, Pedro S., and Parhizgar, Kamal Dean, and C.K. Dorne, An Empirical Assessment of Teaching-Learning Effective Stress-Management Strategies for Interns in the Field of Criminal Justice Administration, Conference: ACJS Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, March 7-11, Hurtado, Pedro S., Schnaider, E., and Schnaider, M.,"Expert Systems for Economic and Business Forecasting", Proceedings of the 1993 Symposium on Applied Computing; presented at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, February Hurtado, Pedro S., Mulinazzi, T.E., and Carter E. C., "Study of Statewide Traffic Volume Counting Systems.", Transportation Studies Center, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Note: This Research Report is based almost 90% verbatim in Dr. Hurtado s doctoral dissertation A Generalized Model for a Traffic Volume Counting System. For reference purposes only, the Dissertation is included in the Dossier, in a separate volume. 17. Hurtado, Pedro S., Saxena, U., Beimborn E., and Wegmann, F.J., "A Research on the Ports of the Saint Lawrence Seaway System and the Great Lakes", presented at the 45th National Meeting of the Operations Research Society of America, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October Hurtado, Pedro S., Wegmann, F.J, "Functional Classification of the Great Lakes Commercial Ports", Proceedings of the 1974 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Forum, San Francisco, California, October Hurtado, Pedro S., Regional Development: A Functional Classification of the Great Lakes Commercial Ports, Research Project funded by the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Administration Office of Sea Grant. Department of Systems-Design, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1973