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administrative sciences educator

Robert Barclay Fetter, American administrative sciences educator. Recipient Baxter Foundation prize Association University Programs in Health Administration, 1992; Ford Foundation fellow, 1964. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Fellow Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute; member Operations Research Society American, Institute Management Sciences (Franz Edelman prize 1990). M C.

Background

Fetter, Robert Barclay was born on May 6, 1924 in Berwyn, Illinois, United States. Son of Russell M. and Dorothy (Dupuis) Fetter.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1947. Master of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1949. Doctor of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1952.

Master of Arts (honorary), Yale University, 1963.

Career

Instructor, assistant professor, Indiana U., 1949-1953;assistant professor, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1953-1958;associate professor, Yale University, 1958-1963;professor administrative science, Yale University, 1963-1986;Harold H. Hines Junior professor health care management, Yale University, 1986-1989;chairman administrative science, Yale University, 1969-1972;director, Health Systems Management Group, School Organisation and Management, 1976-1989;director, Institution Social and Policy Studies, 1969-1989. Consultant Rand Corporation, 1963-1971, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, Inc., 1960-1972, McKinsey & Company, Inc., 1960-1989, 3M, 1990-1997. Consultant editor R.D. Irwin, Inc., Homewood, Illinois, 1960-1990, World Health Organization, 1972-1973.

Vice president Puter Associations, Inc., 1971-1977, chairman, 1977-1982. Vice-president, director Health Systems International Inc., 1982-1990. Director Dead River Company, 1984-1994.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Fellow Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute. Member Operations Research Society American, Institute Management Sciences (Franz Edelman prize 1990). M C.

Connections

Married Audrey Louise Lillard, February 7, 1951. Children: Sarah Anne, Robert Alan, Martha Sue.

father:
Russell M. Fetter

mother:
Dorothy (Dupuis) Fetter

spouse:
Audrey Louise Lillard

children:
Sarah Anne Fetter

Robert Alan Fetter

Martha Sue Fetter