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James Arthur Thurber

James Arthur Thurber, American real estate developer. Member of American Psychological Association (treasurer division industrial psychology workshop committee 1973-1975, chairman 1975-1976).

Background

  • Thurber, James Arthur was born on June 27, 1942 in Bakersfield, California, United States. Son of Karl J. and Bernice E. Thurber.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Bakersfield College, 1963. Bachelor in Psychology, San Francisco State College, 1965. Master of Arts in Industrial Psychology, University Michigan, 1968.

      Doctor of Philosophy, 1970.

    Career

    • Personnel research associate Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1969—1970. Resident behavioral scientist, 1969—1970. Industrial psychologist, 1970—1972.

      Organizational development consultant Corning Glass Works, New York, 1972—1974. Organization development manager, 1974—1975. Director human resources development Valmont Industries, Valley, Nebraska, 1975—1977.

      Manager human resource development Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh, 1977—1979. Director human resource operations power generation group, 1979—1983. Director education and development, 1983—1985.

      Vice president human resources New England Medical Center, 1985—1987. Recreation camp developer, owner Cobb, California, since 1987. Member faculty Wayne State University, Detroit, 1972, University Detroit, 1972, Elmira College, Elmira, New York, 1975.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of American Psychological Association (treasurer division industrial psychology workshop committee 1973-1975, chairman 1975-1976).

    Connections

    • Married Utana Jean Winters, August 31, 1963. 3 children.
    • father: Karl J.
    • mother: Bernice E. Thurber
    • spouse: Utana Jean Winters
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    Born June 27, 1942
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    • 1963
      Bakersfield College
    • 1965
      San Francisco State College
    • 1968
      University Michigan
    • 1969 - 1970
      Personnel research associate, Ford Motor Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
    • 1969 - 1970
      resident, behavioral scientist
    • 1970 - 1972
      industrial psychologist
    • 1972 - 1974
      organizational development consultant, Corning Glass Works
      New York, United States
    • 1974 - 1975
      organization development manager
    • 1975 - 1977
      director, human resources development Valmont Industries
      Valley, Nebraska, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      manager, human resource development Westinghouse Electric Company
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1979 - 1983
      director, human resource operations power generation group
    • 1983 - 1985
      director, education and development
    • 1985 - 1987
      vice president, human resources New England Medical Center
    • 1987
      recreation camp developer
      California, United States
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