Bio Sketch of David D. Van Fleet
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Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville - economics and management ... Dissertation: "Decision-Making in the Firm: A Case Study of Kingsport Press, Inc., 1927-1967." B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville - industrial/personnel management.


Administrative Theory and Organizational Science ... Organization Behavior and Theory ... Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness ... The History of Management Thought ... Military Leadership ... Span of Management ... Management Education ... Health Care and Public Administration ... Personnel and Salary Administration ... Minorities ... Terrorism and violence in organizations ... Food Safety ... Strategic Management


Over 50 years of full-time teaching experience (1963-2017; 12 months each year excepting seven full and seven half summers) at AACSB-accredited institutions; loads from 6 to 15 credit hours per term (except summers); annual preparations range from 2 to 7; 60 different courses (53% graduate--28 courses in management, 4 in economics; 47% undergraduate--25 courses in management, 3 in economics) to in excess of 10,000 students. 2000 ASU Parents Association Professor of the Year Finalist. Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 2002.


Over 300 -- 222 publications (1 research monograph, 10 books and 5 ancillaries, 89 refereed articles, 1 edited proceedings, 1 refereed verse, 12 invited chapters, 8 technical reports, 4 textbook chapters, 5 book reviews, 34 proceedings, 1 software, 10 websites, 1 curriculum module, and 41 other publications), 77 professional presentations not in proceedings, and 5 invited presentations. Over $50,000 of funded research in addition to participation in numerous grant proposals; consultant on two major funded projects. 1983 Showcase Study Award for research design and completion, Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. Faculty Achievement Award in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, ASU West, 2001.


Fellow, Academy of Management (1985; Deputy Dean 1996-1999), Fellow, Southern Management Association (1995; Deputy Dean 1996-1997; Dean 2007-2010); Boards -- Academy of Management ('83- '85), SWFAD ('85-'87), SMA ('80-'83); President, SMA ('94-'95), ASBA ('94-'95), SW Academy ('86-'87); Editor, Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management (2006-2008), Journal of Management ('87-'89), Academy of Management Newsletter ('79-'82); Editorial Boards, AMR ('77-'84), ABER ('72 to '92), J. Bus. Strategies ('99 to '08), International J. of Pub. Adm. ('91 to '08) plus others; Chair, Mgmt. History Division ('80- '81); Chair several committees of Academy, national and regional; plus others. Outstanding Service Award, College of Business Administration, Texas A&M University (1985). Faculty Achievement Award in Service, ASU West, 2005. Sustained Outstanding Service Award, Southern Management Association, 2005. Distinguished Service Award, Academy of Management (2008). Who's Who in America, 57th edition, 2003. 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who's Who.


Consultant with NCC Enterprises; Shell Oil; American Cancer Society; Kuwait Oil Company; State of Kuwait; Kuwait University (College of Management Science); Community Council of Greater Dallas; Texas cities of Corpus Christi, Denison, and Seguin; Coastal Zone Management Study Group of Texas A&M University; Ohio Department of Health; Akron Economic Task Force; and Akron Junior League. Participated in over 150 executive education programs: developed 11; presenter on 16 topics; case group leader over 50 times; program coordinator; experiential exercise leader; and panel discussant.

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