David Pyke

David Pyke
Phone: (619) 260-6892
Office: Coronado 108

Professor of Operations Management

  • PhD, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Decision Sciences
  • MA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA, Drexel University, Management Analysis
  • BA, Haverford College, Sociology

David Pyke is professor of operations and supply chain in the University of San Diego School of Business. He was dean of the School of Business from 2008 until 2015, leading the school to a significant presence in international rankings. Formerly, he was professor of operations and associate dean at the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College. He has published numerous academic research papers.His book, Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains, co-authored with E. A. Silver and D. Thomas (fourth edition, CRC Press, 2017) is used in numerous Master’s and Ph.D. programs worldwide. He has consulted for Accenture, Corning, Eaton and Home Depot, among others. He serves as a director of GW Plastics.

Areas of Expertise

operations strategy, supply chain management, integrated enterprise risk management, pricing, inventory management, production planning and control, global sourcing

Selected Publications

  • Silver, E., Pyke, D., Thomas, D. (2017) Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains, CRC Press(4th), 780 Pages.
  • Pyke, D., Lee ed., C., Lee ed. , H. (2007) “Shanghai or Charlotte? The Decision to Outsource to China and Other Low Cost Countries,”, Supply Chain Excellence in Emerging Economies/Springer-Verlag(Ch. 3).
  • Pyke, D., Sibdari, S. (2014) Dynamic Pricing with Uncertain Production Cost: An Alternating-Move Approach, European Journal of Operational Research, 236(1), 218-228.
  • Chod, J., Rudi, N., Pyke, D. (2010) The Value of Flexibility in Make-to-Order Systems: The Effect of Demand Correlation, Operations Research, 58(4), 834-848.

Office Hours

Section 01
9/07 - 11/14 T 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmCoronado - 108
TH 1:30 pm - 4:30 pmCoronado - 108