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Enrique Mu PhD, MBA, MS

    Co-Director, MBA Program and Associate Professor, MBA

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 412.578.8729
Email: emu@carlow.edu
Office Location: The Center for Leadership and Management

  1. Biography

Dr. Mu, Co-Director of the MBA program, is an accomplished scholar and a seasoned businessman. He holds a PhD in Business Administration, with a concentration in Information Systems, from the University of Pittsburgh where he is also an associate of the University Center for International Studies. Prior to joining Carlow, he was dual- degree MBA/MIS program director in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, where he taught for 10 years.

Prior to joining the academia, Dr. Mu was responsible for sales and marketing distribution operations in Latin America for a global data communication U.S. based corporation. He also worked as customer support vice president and senior project manager for Comlasa Ltd., a computing solution multinational firm (later acquired by UPS Logistics) for the Latin American banking industry. As such, he led several multimillion-dollar banking automation projects in Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, and Chile. In addition to his activities in the U.S., he also regularly teaches and gives business presentations in Europe and Latin America. Dr. Mu is a visiting faculty in the European Business School in Germany where he taught for several years. His main areas of interest are the management of IT innovations, managerial decision making, and the interplay of politics and technology.

Dr. Mu has been recently given a "Best Paper Research" award at the International Symposium of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (ISAHP 2013) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has won the "Carlow's 2013 Dorothy Cochrane Award" for his scholarship and was also publicly recognized by Mayor Luke Ravensthal for his assistance in the selection of Cloud Computing Technology for the City of Pittsburgh. He is currently editor-in-chief of the International Journal of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (IJAHP) and U.S. director of the Latin American Society for Strategy (SLADE). His work has appeared in the following peer-reviewed journals: Latin American Research Review (forthcoming), Computers & Education, Journal of Multicriteria Decision Analysis, Educause Quarterly, Revista Latinoamericana de Estrategia (Latin American Journal of Strategy), Journal of Decision Systems, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, The International Journal of Public Sector Decision Making, and other academic outlets.

Awards and Honors  

  • University of Pittsburgh—Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, 1998—Letter of commendation for “being identified by students as an outstanding individual who has made a significant and positive impact on their lives.
  • Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, 1996—Recognition Award Letter from Dr. H.J. Zoffer, Dean Emeritus

External Services 

Member of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Group of the City of Pittsburgh. Co-authored a report on the status of ICT in the city and strategic alternatives.

Relevant Interviews and Quotes 

  • “Report says citywide Wi-Fi unlikely,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 4, 2005. Quoted on ICT report.
  • “Promueven metodo Expert Choice para facilitar toma de decisiones empresariales,” La Republica, Bogota – Colombia, March 15, 2005.

Consulting Activities

Dr. Mu has done consulting work in the areas of telecommunications management, IT marketing, and electronic commerce to organizations in the United States and Latin America.