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Ronald Buswell Shuman

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Ronald Buswell Shuman, American educator. Served as colonel O.R.C., Army of the United States, 1941-1946; Member Reserve Officers Association United States, Academy Management (founding fellow, president 1955), Society Advanced Management, American Economics Association, Industrial Relations Research Association Beta Kappa (honorary), Theta Chi, Delta Sigma Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma.; Mason.

Background

Shuman, Ronald Buswell was born on March 22, 1908 in Owatonna, Minnesota, United States. Son of Milton G. and Lodema B. (Buswell) Shuman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hamline U., 1928, Doctor of Laws, 1952. A.M., University of Minnesota, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1934.

Career

Instructor University of Minnesota, 1930-1934. Visiting professor U. Washington, 1934-1935. Assistant professor business administration U. Oklahoma, 1935-1938, associate professor, 1938-1944, professor business management, 1944-1972, department chairman, 1938-1941, 46-53, George Lynn Cross research professor management, 1951-1972.

Curator, Bass Collection in Business History, 1955-1972.

Works

  • Author: The Petroleum Industry, 1940. The Management of Men, 1948. Editor: On the Contracts of Merchants, 1966.

Membership

Served as colonel O.R.C., Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member Reserve Officers Association United States, Academy Management (founding fellow, president 1955), Society Advanced Management, American Economics Association, Industrial Relations Research Association Beta Kappa (honorary), Theta Chi, Delta Sigma Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma. Mason.; Clubs: Faculty (Norman, Oklahoma).

Connections

father:
Milton G. Shuman

mother:
Lodema B. (Buswell) Shuman