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Guide to the Eugene J. Webb Papers
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Description
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.
Background
Eugene J. Webb, a pioneer in the development of research and teaching of organizational behavior in business schools, joined the faculty of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford in 1968. He earned his A.B. at SUNY Albany in 1954 and his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in 1956; he worked in the advertising industry and then taught at Northwestern University prior to his arrival at Stanford.
Extent
8.5 Linear feet