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Management educator

Lester Aloysius Digman, American management educator. Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts. Recipient Distinguished award, Small Business Administration, 1980, certificates of Appreciation, Department Defense, 1972, Distinguished Faculty award, College Business Administration, 2006.

Background

Digman, Lester Aloysius was born on November 22, 1938 in Kieler, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Arthur Louis and Hilda Dorothy (Jansen) Digman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Iowa, Iowa City, 1961. MSIE, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1970.

Career

Management consultant, United States Ameta, Rock Island, Illinois, 1962-1967;management instructor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1967-1969;head applied mathematics department, United States Ameta, Rock Island, Illinois, 1969-1974;head managerial training department, United States Ameta, Rock Island, Illinois, 1974-1977;associate professor management, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1977-1984;director graduate studies in management, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, since 1982;professor management, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1984-1987;Leonard E Whittaker American Charter distinguished professor management, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1987-1993;Metropolitan Federal Bank distinguished professor management, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1993-1995;First Bank distinguished professor management, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1995-1998;United States Bank distinguished professor management, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, since 1998;director, Center for Technology Management and Decision Sciences, 1992-1994;interim director, Gallup Research Center, 1994-1995;member of advisory board, Center for Albanian Studies, since 1992. Consultant various organizations, 1963-1972. Secretary treasurer Management Superior vena cava syndrome Associations Ltd., Davenport, Iowa, 1972-1977.

Owner Los Angeles Digman and Associations, Lincoln, since 1977. General partner Letna Properties, Madison, Wisconsin, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Pan Pacific Business Association, Midwest Decision Sciences Institute (program chairman 1986, president 1987-1988, coordinator doctoral consortium 1989, strategy/policy track chairman 1991, vice president 1992-1994, strategic management track chairman international meeting 1993, chair long-range planning committee 1995-1996, member advisory committee international meeting 1997, chair fellows committee 1999—2000, charter). Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Decision Sciences Institute, Master of Business Administration Roundtable (member steering committee), Institute Operations Research and Management Sciences (founding), Strategic Leadership Forum, Academy Management, Strategic Management Society, Legatus, Confrerie de la Chaine Rotisseurs, Firethom Country Club, Nebraska Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, photography, wine tasting.

Connections

Married Ellen Rhomberg Pfohl, January 15, 1966. Children: Stephanie, Sarah, Mark.

father:
Arthur Louis Digman

mother:
Hilda Dorothy (Jansen) Digman

spouse:
Ellen Rhomberg Pfohl

child:
Stephanie Digman

child:
Sarah Digman

child:
Mark Digman