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Eugene J. Webb papers, 1961-1994.



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Webb, Eugene J., 1933-1995.
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  • 8.5 linear feet
Professional papers relating to courses Webb taught at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and his research interests such as philanthropy, altruism, effect of deadlines on human behavior, and organizational behavior. Included are correspondence, notebooks, articles, subject files, course materials, papers by students, case studies, and articles by others. Correspondents include Robert B. Cialdini, Morris E. Eson, Claude Faucheux, John W. Gardner, Steven Jobs, Jeffrey Pfeffer, and Jon Van Til. There are also materials from an executive education program for corporate board directors that Webb developed.
Webb, a pioneer in the development of research and teaching of organizational behavior in business schools, joined the faculty of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business in 1968. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in 1956 and taught at Northwestern University before joining the Stanford faculty. At Stanford he was the founding director of the Public Management Program and created and taught innovative courses such as crisis management and philanthrophy. In 1977 he was appointed the Lane professor of organizational behavior. He died in March of 1995.
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Unpublished guide available.
Gift of Mrs. Eugene J. Webb, 1995.

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