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Donald Lee Sexton

business administration educator

Donald Lee Sexton was business administration educator. Served to staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1955; Member International Council for Small Business (senior vice president 1986), United States Association for Small Business (vice president public relations 1987), Academy Management (chairman entrepreneurship committee 1981, member advisory board 1984-1985), Masons, Shriners, Eagles, American Legion, Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

Sexton, Donald Lee was born on June 14, 1932 in New Boston, Ohio, United States. Son of Benjamin Franklin and Virgie Marie (Jordan) Sexton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics, Wilmington College, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Ohio State University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Management, Ohio State University, 1972.

Career

Industrial engineer Detroit Steel Corporation, Portsmouth, Ohio, 1959-1961. Senior research engineer Rockwell International, Columbus, 1961-1968. Vice president merchandising Radh Govinda Barry Corporation, 1968-1974.

Vice president, general manager Henri Fayette, Inc., Chicago, 1976. General manager M.H. Manufacturing Company, Jackson, Mississippi, 1976-1977. Associate professor Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, 1977-1979.

Caruth professor entrepreneurship Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1979-1986. Davis professor entrepreneurship Ohio State University, Columbus, 1986-1994, professor emeritus, since 1994. Director National Center for Entrepreneurial Research Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri, 1994-1997, scholar-in-residence, 1997-2000.

Adjunct faculty Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1997-1999. Member advisory board Small Business Administration, Columbus, 1986-1994. Research advisory board University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1986-1990.

Works

book Art and Science of Entrepreneurship book Entrepreneurship: Creativity and Growth (Macmillan series in entrepreneurship) book Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, and Practice book Strategic Entrepreneurial Growth book Strategic Entrepreneurship: Creating a New Mindset book Entrepreneurship and Leadership (The International Library of Entrepreneurship series, #27) book [(The Blackwell Handbook of Entrepreneurship )] [Author: Donald Sexton] [Feb-2000] book Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, and Practice book Innovation Acceleration: Transforming Organizational Thinking (Prentice Hall Entrepreneurship)

Religion

Because of their sinful state, all human beings stand in need of salvation, and God's gracious provision for this consists in the life and work of Jesus Christ.

Views

Every member of a Baptist Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.

Membership

Served to staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1955. Member International Council for Small Business (senior vice president 1986), United States Association for Small Business (vice president public relations 1987), Academy Management (chairman entrepreneurship committee 1981, member advisory board 1984-1985), Masons, Shriners, Eagles, American Legion, Alpha Tau Omega.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Levonne Bradley, June, 1954 (divorced June 1964). 1 child, Rhonda Jane. Married Carol Ann Schwaller, December 18, 1965.

Children: David Lee, Douglas Edward.

father:
Benjamin Franklin Sexton

mother:
Virgie Marie (Jordan) Sexton

spouses:
Levonne Bradley

Carol Ann Schwaller

children:
Rhonda Jane Sexton

David Lee Sexton

Douglas Edward Sexton

Politics

Christians should seek to apply their spiritual and moral values to the political process rather than politicize the church.