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Management educator and consultant

James Willed Fairfield-Sonn, American Management educator and consultant. Cornell Univercity industrial and labor relations fellow, l977-78, Yale University fellow, l978-82, Olin fellow, l98l. Member Academy Management, International Personnel Management Association, International Council for Small Business, Eastern Academy Management, Association Yale Alumni (chairman graduate and professional schools committee 1982-1983).

Background

Fairfield-Sonn, James Willed was born on August 21, 1948 in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. Son of David Alexander and Christine Mary (Fairfield) Sonn.

Education

Master of Science, Cornell University, 1979. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1980. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1982.

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1985.

Career

Manager office administration Hartford Insurance Group, Indianapolis, 1972-1976. Assistant professor management University Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1982-1988, associate professor, 1988—2002, professor, since 2002, chairman management department, 1987-1990, director executive Master of Business Administration, 1993-1995, interim dean, 2004—2005, dean, since 2005. President Fairfield-Sonn Associates, Centerbrook, Connecticut, l98l—.

Vice president board directors ENCOMPASS Software.

Membership

Member Academy Management, International Personnel Management Association, International Council for Small Business, Eastern Academy Management, Association Yale Alumni (chairman graduate and professional schools committee 1982-1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, travel, gardening.

Connections

Married Lynn Groark, July 3, 1982. Children: Anne Madeline, James Willed, Junior, John Thomas.

father:
David Alexander Sonn

mother:
Christine Mary (Fairfield) Sonn

spouse:
Lynn Groark

child:
Anne Madeline Fairfield-Sonn

child:
James Willed Fairfield-Sonn

child:
Junior Fairfield-Sonn

child:
John Thomas Fairfield-Sonn