Dr. Fred R. David

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Dr. Fred R. David

Emeritus Faculty of Business Administration
Years at FMU: 1988-2022


Emeritus Faculty of Business Administration


Ph.D., The University of South Carolina
M.B.A., Wake Forest University
B.S., Wake Forest University


Dr. Fred David joined Francis Marion faculty in 1988 and retired May 2022.

He taught Strategic Management within the School of Business. His textbook Strategic Management:Concepts and Cases,16th Edition (published by Pearson, Inc.) has been utilized at over 400 universities globally and is available in eight languages. Dr. David has more than 40 journal articles published in such journals as Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Business StrategyAcademy of Management ExecutiveBusiness Horizons, and Advanced Management Journal.