Dr. Dana Walker, D. Mgt

Assistant Professor of Business

  • 1800 College Ave
  • Quincy, IL 62301
  • Francis Hall 215
  • walkeda@quincy.edu
  • 217-228-5432 ext:3069

Dana Charles Walker, D.Mgt is an Assistant Professor of Business at Quincy University, a Franciscan liberal arts university located in Quincy, Illinois. He is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Business, at the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology, at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri since 2001. Internationally, Dr. Walker has been a visiting professor of Strategy and Competition at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China since 2014. . His focus is teaching Strategic Management, but he also teaches Management Theory, Marketing Management, International Management, and Organizational Behavior at both the graduate and undergraduate level.
In July 2014, after twenty-five years of service, Dana retired from the IBM Corporation as a Consulting Partner in the IBM Software Group. As a Consulting Partner, Dana worked with several Fortune 500 corporations and public sector clients on adopting new and innovative technology, such as IBM Watson. His research interest includes commercialization of technology innovations as well as human capital, intellectual capital, and manufacturing innovation topics relating to strategic management and supply chain management.
Dr. Walker holds a Doctoral of Management degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Walker is an active member of the Academy of Management, the Strategic Management Society, and the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and is a certified CPIM. He is also a member of Strategic Management Society, Institute of Management Accountants (The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business), and The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Prior to his doctoral studies at Webster University Dr. Walker received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business from Emporia State University in Kansas. Read more>

Education:

Webster University, Webster Groves, MO
Graduated 2001 Doctor in Management
Comprehensive Written Exam “Passed with Distinction”
Disquisition Title “Exploring the Human Capital Contribution to Productivity,
Profitability, and Market Evaluation of the Firm.”

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Graduated 1989 Master in Business Administration
Major Study: Management Information Systems
Beta Gamma Sigma (academic honors)

Emporia State University (Emporia, KS)
Graduate 1974 Bachelors Science in Business
Major Study: Accounting
Xi Phi Leadership Honor Society