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K-State Today

April 1, 2011



Presentation on humanitarian supply chains April 1

By Olivia Blanco

Clay Whybark

The Global Business Initiative at the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University presents Clay Whybark, distinguished professor of business administration (emeritus) at the University of North Carolina, who will make a presentation about humanitarian supply chains in a global world.

Whybark's lecture, "Managing Global Humanitarian Supply Chains: Significance and Issues," will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, in 301 Calvin Hall. A reception will follow.

Clay Whybark is senior academic advisor to the Institute for Defense and Business, director of the Global Manufacturing Research Group and Macon Patton distinguished professor of business administration (emeritus) at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. His expertise includes international manufacturing practices, supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, and humanitarian logistics. He has held positions at Victoria and Canterbury Universities in New Zealand, IMD in Switzerland, Indiana University, SIME in China, Purdue University, Harvard, Arizona State and ESAN in Peru. He has worked with the Boeing Company and Douglas Aircraft. Whybark holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Washington, an MBA from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in business from Stanford University.