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James Beverly Hobbs

James Beverly Hobbs, business administration educator, writer, academic administrator. Recipient Silver Palm award, Boys Scouts American, 1946. Served as naval aviation cadet United States Navy, 1952, as regimental sergeant major United States Army, 1952-1954, Korea. Member Mensa, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Mu Delta, Phi Beta Delta.

Background

  • Hobbs, James Beverly was born on September 9, 1930 in Topeka. Son of Kenneth Beverly and Ida (Burkholder) Hobbs.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, University Kansas, 1957. Doctor of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1962.

    Career

    • Financial analyst Hotpoint division General Electric, Chicago, 1957-1960. Assistant professor management and accounting Kansas State University, 1962-1966, associate dean, 1964-1966. Associate professor management and accounting Lehigh University, 1966-1970, professor, 1970-1979, Frank L. Magee Distinguished professor business administration, 1979-1991, Frank L. Magee Distinguished professor business administration emeritus, since 1991, chairman department management, finance, marketing and law, 1970-1975, chairman department management, finance and marketing, 1982-1983, director Master of Business Administration program, 1986-1989, co-chairman management department, 1989-1990, associate dean College Business and Economic, 1993, associate dean College Arts and Sciences, 1993-1995, chairman art and architecture department, 1996, associate dean emeritus College Arts & Sciences, since 1999.

      Visiting professor accounting University Canterbury, New Zealand, 1976, Michigan Technological University, 1975. Visiting professor management University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1984, Ecole Superieure Commerce de Poitiers, France, 1990, Academy Educational Development, Bishkek, Kyrghystan, 1999. Participant mission to Ulan Bator, Mongolia, United Nations Development Program, 1992.

      Participant missions to Ternopil, Ukraine, Vladivostok, Russia, Bratislava, Slovak Republic and Kishnev, Moldova, International Executive Service Corps, 1993, 95, 97, 98, mission to Skopje, Macedonia, United States Energy Association, 1997. Academy consultant.

    Works

    • Financial & Managerial Accounting
    • Activate Learning with Warren/Reeve/Duchac's, FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING! Market-leading FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING has been on the forefront of innovation and change based on the needs of today's students.
    • Financial Accounting
    • Activate Learning with Warren/Reeve/Duchac's, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING! Market-leading FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING has been on the forefront of innovation and change based on the needs of today's students.
    • Financial & Managerial Accounting
    • Market-leading Warren/Reeve/Duchac's FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING has been on the forefront of innovation and change based on the needs of today's teaching and learning environment.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Served as naval aviation cadet United States Navy, 1952, as regimental sergeant major United States Army, 1952-1954, Korea. Member Mensa, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Mu Delta, Phi Beta Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Peggy Genevieve Whitney, November 2, 1957. Children: David Beverly, Nancy Ruth.
    • father: Kenneth Beverly Hobbs
    • mother: Ida (Burkholder) Hobbs
    • spouse: Peggy Genevieve Whitney
    • children: David Beverly Hobbs
    • Nancy Ruth Hobbs
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    Born September 9, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Harvard University
    • 1957
      University Kansas
    • 1962
      Indiana University
    • 1957 - 1960
      Financial analyst, Hotpoint division General Electric Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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