St. Ambrose University
Ambrose Hall Room 412
518 West Locust Street
Davenport, Iowa 52803
Dr. Pillutla earned his PhD from Washington State University in Strategic Management and Organization Theory. He joined the faculty at St. Ambrose in Fall 1999.
Dr. Pillutla's research interests include domestic and international joint ventures, competition and competitive advantage, total quality management, and organizational learning. He is currently working on a research project exploring the role of organizational learning in the success or failure of total quality management practices.
Dr. Pillutla received his bachelor's degree from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India. He also earned his MS from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in New Delhi.
Dr. Pillutla's teaching interests include Strategic Management & Business Policy, Organization Theory, and Comparative International Management.
Prior to pursuing doctoral studies, Dr. Pillutla worked for Asea Brown Boveri (ABB), a multinational company with global headquarters in Switzerland. At ABB he was responsible for international business development and execution (export and import) of electrical engineering projects in South Asia.