Finance — MBA — Business Administration
Barry W. Doyle

Barry W. Doyle

Interim Associate Dean / Professor

Professor Barry W. Doyle, Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Co-Chair of the MBA Department, is a much admired leader and educator in the undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA programs, having been with the School of Management since 1984. Working with universities throughout the world, Professor Doyle helps coordinate and evaluate academic programs, serving as acting Faculty Director at China Resources Holding Company and Guangzhou Enterprises, overseeing their Executive MBA Distance Learning Program as well as teaching basic and advanced corporate finance.

With a research specialization in global supply chain management, Dr. Doyle works with his students to explore various methods of understanding the intricate network of interdependent, reliant activity and variables that exist within complex supply chains. He hopes this will help students develop more effective business processes, informing the future of global supply chain management.

Prior to teaching, Barry Doyle was a consultant for Federal Realty Investment Corporation and a reviewer for the Journal of Financial Research and Journal of Financial Education.


Ph.D., Finance, University of Oregon, 1985
M.S., Management Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1979
B.A., Psychology, Dartmouth College, 1970

Courses Offered
  • The following courses represent the last 3 years of teaching and do not represent the current course offerings.

The following list is a selection of recent publications and does not represent the entire body of research.

"Reading the Tea Leaves at Tea and More: Resolving Complex Supply Chain Issues," Operations and Supply Chain Management: an International Journal, 2 (3), 2009 (with Art Bell)

"Simulation of Economy by Adaptive Agents," presented at the International Conference on Business, Management and Economics, Izmir, Turkey, 2005

"Specialty Food and Beverage: A Case Study of Supply Chain Management of Small Business Importers," WDSI Annual Conference Proceedings, 2003, and the Journal of Business Case Studies, 6 (1), 2010 (with Art Bell and Dayle Smith)

Honors and Awards

Ayres Fellowship, awarded by the American Banking Association, for study at the Stonier Graduate School of Banking, June 1993


Former Academic Director, EMBA Program, USF

Former Academic Coordinator, MBA Intensive and Core Program, USF

Barry Doyle, University of San Francisco School of Management