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David Buckner

Professional Background

Educational Background

  • B.S., Brigham Young University
  • M.A., Brigham Young University
  • J.D., Brigham Young University
  • M.B.A., Durham University
  • Scholarly Interests

    Selected Publications

    biographical information

    David L. Buckner is the president of Bottom Line Training & Consulting, Inc., a firm specializing in change management, cultural integration, and strategic efficiency modeling.  Over the past ten years his consulting experience has included work with IBM, Bell Atlantic, Coach Leather, Thomson Financial, Iron Mountain, Pierce Leahy, Elizabeth Arden, Deer Valley Resort and The Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Games, American Management Association, Proctor and Gamble, and Hilton International.

    Previous positions include Vice-President of Administration and then Senior Vice-President of Chartwell Leisure, a hotel development company whose partners include George Soros, The Gordon Getty Trust, and The Fisher Family.  In 1995 Mr. Buckner launched a not-for-profit project called The Business of Broadway, a training laboratory for young professionals aspiring to produce commercial theater in New York.  He has been, and continues to be actively involved in creating and developing a consulting network for small, generally under-financed Broadway productions.

    ORLJ 4002: Functions of organizations

    A survey of the primary functions and operations of organizations: accounting, finance, marketing, strategic planning, management information systems, and the relation of these functions to human resource management.