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George David Hughes

business educator

George David Hughes, Business educator. Avocations: tennis; golf; sailing M C. Served to Lieutenant junior grade United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1955; Member American Academy Management, American Marketing Association, Society for Consumer Psychology.

Background

Hughes, George David was born on January 27, 1930 in Collingswood, New Jersey, United States. Son of Edgar M. and Lillie C. (Snyder) Hughes.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Drexel University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1963.

Career

Sales representative, Burroughs Corporation, Philadelphia, 1955-1958;visiting lecturer, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1960-1961;visiting associate professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1966-1967;assistant professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1963-1966;associate professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1966-1972;Burlington professor business, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, since 1972. Visiting professor Harvard University, 1978, 83. Consultant on jury trials, evaluation of advertising, television programs, movies.

Founder, president Decision Labs, Ltd.,1987-.

Achievements

  • Avocations: tennis; golf. Sailing M C.

Works

  • Author numerous books on consumer behavior, marketing strategy, microcomputer applications. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served to lieutenant junior grade United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1955. Member American Academy Management, American Marketing Association, Society for Consumer Psychology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis; golf.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Jane Barrett, September 15, 1966. 1 child, David Barrett.

father:
Edgar M. Hughes

mother:
Lillie C. (Snyder) Hughes

spouse:
Elizabeth Jane Barrett

child:
David Barrett Hughes