Mark Cawman, DBA

Assistant Professor

Phone: (626) 812-3091
Office Location: Wilden Hall, Room 218
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Dr. Mark Wm Cawman is an Assistant Professor of International Business, Strategic Management, and Organizational Performance at Azusa Pacific University. He is also the Director of International Business and Advisor for Enactus (MGMT 350 course / student club) and NSLS (National Society of Leadership and Success - Honors Society). Prior to accepting a role as full-time faculty, Dr. Cawman spent 26 years in Senior Management roles in industry (automotive and aerospace sectors), most recently as Vice President of an aerospace company. He also taught Strategic Management, Change Leadership, Organizational Performance, and the Capstone Projects for Concordia University - Portland. Through Dr. Cawman’s industry experience, he was involved in international “greenfield” opportunities and work transfers in Mexico following the introduction of NAFTA (early 1990s). He later had oversight of an aerospace team scattered across the US, Europe, and Asia that supported a global supply chain and multiple sites. He led multiple teams in the areas of quality improvement and LEAN Manufacturing, winning the Bronze Eagle Leadership Award with Smiths Aerospace (Cheltenham, England) for his success at cost reductions and efficiencies in the global supply base. Dr. Cawman’s doctoral dissertation considered cultural implications in work and task design, especially in support of International Business work transfers. Dr. Cawman continues to research and publish in the areas of Strategic Management, International Business, Culture, and Organizational Performance.


  • DBA (Management Concentration), George Fox University, 2017
  • MBA (Management Concentration), University of Mississippi, 2012
  • BS (Summa Cum Laude), Management, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2006


  • ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE)

Academic Area

  • School of Business and Management


  • Change Leadership
  • Human Resource Development
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Management

Courses Taught

  • BUSI 370 – International Business
  • MGMT 541 – Global Business Management
  • MGMT 578 – Strategic Management
  • MGMT 570 - Organizational Performance
  • MGMT 350 - ENACTUS (Faculty Advisor)

Office Hours

By appointment as follows:
Monday 7:00AM – 8:30AM
Tuesday 3:00PM – 4:00PM
Wednesday 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Other possible by arrangement.

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