Skip Navigation
Oklahoma State University

Mandeville, David E.


Emeritus Associate Professor

Industrial Engineering & Management
Oklahoma State University
354 Engineering North
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-5016 USA
Phone: (405) 744-6055


Areas of Interest

  • Individual and organizational performance and behavior in technical environments
  • Productivity improvement processes

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D., Human Resource Management, Purdue University, 1987
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1965
B.S., Industrial Engineering, General Motors Institute, 1964

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering and Management Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1985 present.

Manager of Industrial Engineering, Target Stores, Dayton Hudson Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1979- 81.

Director of Corporate Industrial Engineering, Central Engineering, Sherwin Williams Incorporated, Cleveland, Ohio, 1977- 79.

Manager of Corporate Industrial Engineering, Research and Development, Baxter Travenol Corporation, Deerfield, Illinois, 1974-77

Chief Engineer, Warehousing Division, Questor Corporation, Toledo, Ohio, 1971-74.

Corporate Industrial Engineer, Research and Engineering, Questor Corporation, Toledo, Ohio, 1970- 71.

Industrial Engineer, Youngstown Muffler Plant, Questor Corporation, Youngstown, Ohio, 1967- 70.

Production Supervisor and Methods Engineer, Lordstown Assembly Plant, Chevrolet Motors Division, Youngstown, Ohio, 1965- 67.

Cooperative Engineering Student, Chevrolet Motors Division and General Motors Institute, 1960- 64

Selected Publications and Paper Presentations


PowerPoint lecture slides for key chapters for the text

Newnan D.G., T.G. Eschenbach and J.P. Lavelle. Engineering Economic Analysis 9th. Oxford University Press, 2004.

Archived Journals

Mandeville, David E. "Productivity Improvement as an Evolving Process." National Productivity Review, Vol. 7, No. 4, Autumn, 1988.

Majchrzak, A., Collins, A. and Mandeville, D. "Quantitative Assessment of Changes in Work Activities Resulting from CAD." Behavior and Information Technology, Spring 1986.

Moodie, C.L. and Mandeville, D.E. "Project Resource Balancing by Assembly Line Balancing Techniques." The Journal of Industrial Engineering, July 1966.

Conference Proceedings

The Development of Critical Dimensions and Attributes for a State Technology Transfer Program,” Terry R. Collins and David E. Mandeville, Industrial Engineering Conference, May 1999.

“The Virtual University: The Realties of Distance Education via Computer,” Mary Y. & David E. Mandeville, Communication Technology, National Communication Association, November, 1998.

“Exploring Quality and Productivity Improvement: Using an Experiential Process,” International Conference of the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning, March, 1992.

Mandeville, David E. & Haroun, Ahmed Elamin "Organizing for Technological Adoption The Nucleus Snowball Hydra Structure." Proceedings of Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 1991.