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Ronald Mesia

Ronald Mesia

Associate Teaching Professor
Department of Marketing & Logistics

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, RB 348A
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-1663


  • Doctor of Business Administration
    Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Master of Science in Operations Research
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
  • Master of International Business Administration
    Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
    Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal, Lima, Peru

Areas of Expertise

  • Distribution Centers
  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics Analytics
  • Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Technology

Professional Activities

Developed course content for several MS SCM classes. Classes are taught in the MS program by me and other professors.
Engaged with Logistics companies to make awareness of the Logistics SCM undergraduate students seeking career opportunities in several organizations.
Engaged and interviewed executives for the SCM Advisory Board.
Ongoing seeking new Logistics technology to incorporate into the SCM curriculum.
Participated in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals as a member of the National and South Florida Chapter.
Engaged with SCM student associations providing advice about the Logistic career, tips on interviews, and entrepreneur students as they run their logistics companies.
I am working on two research papers.

Ongoing support and guidance to students by preparing resumes and coaching them before their logistics interviews

Ongoing involvement with FIU logistics entrepreneurs students by providing solutions to logistics challenges in warehousing, distribution, transportation, cargo aircraft loading, etc.

Courses Taught

  • Creating Economic and Social Value
  • Export Marketing
  • Global Logistics
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Logistics Strategy
  • Logistics Systems and Analytics
  • Logistics Technology
  • Managing Global Production and Technology
  • Marketing Management in the Global Environment
  • Principles of Logistics
  • Principles of Transportation
  • Purchasing and Inventory Management
  • Special Topics in Marketing
  • Special Topics in Transportation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation Logistics

Refereed Journal Articles

Mesia, R., Ramos, E., & Cole, P.


A Framework to design Lean Supply Chain: A case Study in a Concrete Company.

International Journal of Value Change Management


(Accepted) View Article

Mesia, R. (2020). Situational Leadership and Leader Versatility. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 17(3).

Mesia, R., & Negro, A.


The Business Intelligence and its Influence on Decision Making,.

Journal of Applied Business and Economics, (JABE)

, 22(3)


Mesia, R., Ramos, E., Alva, C., & Miyashiro, R.


Applying Lean Maintenance to Optimize Manufacturing Processes in the Supply Chain: A Peruvian Print Company Case.

International Journal of Supply Chain Management, (IJSCM)

, 9(1)


Mesia, R., & Ramos, E.


Developing a two-echelon inventory framework in the pharmaceutical supply chain: An empirical review.

Advances in Manufacturing, Production Management and Process Control


View Article

Mesia, R., & Negro, A. (2019). Organization and Society: Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility and The Inclusive Business in the Peruvian Business Environment. Journal of Applied Business and Economics, (JABE), 21(3).

Mesia, R., Ramos, E., Matos, D., & Ruiz, S. (2019). Organic Coffee Supply Chain Source Process Integration: A Peruvian Case. Interternational Journal of Supply Chain Management, 8(6).

Mesia, R., Ramos, E., Cavero, C., Vera, B., & Wu, Z. (2018). Modeling the Distribution of Organic Coffee Supply Chain of Junín Region, Peru. International Journal of Supply Chain Management. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 8(2).

Lee, K. Y., Mesia, R., & Griffin, T. (2014). The Motivational factors affecting Earnings Management of Not-for-profit Hospitals in South Korea. Research Journal of Business Management, 8(1).

Humbert, E. R., Mesia, R., & Griffin, T. (2012). Senior Leadership and Middle Management Impact on Lean Enterprise Initiatives. International Journal of Accounting Information Science & Leadership - IJAISL, 5(15).

Humbert, E. R., Mesia, R., Griffin, T., & Charles, N. (2012). Key Performance Measurements and Lean Enterprise impact on Defense Contractors. International Journal of Accounting Information Science & Leadership - IJAISL, 5(13).

Mesia, R., & Belay, S. (2011). Economic determinants of demand for maquiladora exports to the U.S: An empirical examination. Journal of Global Business Issues, 5(2).

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