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.
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.
PhD, Washington State University
Strategic Management and Organization Theory
MS, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India
BA, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
Strategic Management & Business Policy, Organization Theory, and Comparative International Management.