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Fremont Ellsworth Kast

Fremont Ellsworth Kast, American management educator. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947. Member National Academy Management (president 1976-1977), American Sociological Association, American Association of University Professors.

Background

  • Kast, Fremont Ellsworth was born on January 27, 1926 in Modesto, California, United States. Son of Fremont Horace and Arlette Evelyn (Bradley) Kast.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, San Jose State University, 1946. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1956.

    Career

    • Instructor Syracuse University, New York, 1949-1951. Assistant professor University Washington, Seattle, 1951-1956, associate professor, 1957-1961, professor management, since 1961, associate dean Graduate School Business Administration, 1979-1983. Fulbright professor Netherlands School of Economics, 1963.

      Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1973, University Western Australia, 1985. Consultant Boeing, Seattle, 1960-1965, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1972-1974, Science Research Associates, Palo Alto, California, 1972-1984. Fulbright professor University Lisbon, Portugal, 1985.

    Works

    • Author: (with Rosenzweig) Contingency Views of Organizations and Management, 1973, Organization and Management, 4th edition, 1985. (with French and Rosenzweig) Understanding Human Behavior in Organizations, 1985.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947. Member National Academy Management (president 1976-1977), American Sociological Association, American Association of University Professors.

    Connections

    • Married Phyllis Jean Hames, June 20, 1948. Children– Karen Ann, Cheryl Jean.
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    Born January 27, 1926
    • 1946
      San Jose State University
    • 1949
      Stanford University
    • 1956
      University Washington
    • 1949 - 1951
      Instructor, Syracuse University
      New York, United States
    • 1951 - 1956
      assistant, professor University Washington
      Seattle, Washington, United States