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Ross Arkell Webber

management educator

Ross Arkell Webber, American management educator. Past member board directors United Way Southeastern Pennsylvania, American Water Systems, Arcadis, Netherlands; coach youth athletics, fund raiser for church, religious educator. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1956-1959.

Background

Webber, Ross Arkell was born on July 18, 1934 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of Richard and Muriel (Arkels) Webber.

Education

Biosystems Engineering, Princeton University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1966. Master of Science (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1972.

Career

Industrial engineer Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1959-1961. Instructor Columbia University, New York City, 1961-1964. Lecturer Wharton School University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1964-1965, assistant professor, 1965-1970, associate professor, 1970-1976, professor, 1976-2000, chairman department management, 1992-1995, professor emeritus, since 2000.

Vice president University Pennsylvania, 1981-1986. Director Wharton-Industry Executive Program, University Pennsylvania, 1966-1968, chairman Wharton International Business committee, 1968-1969, coordinator Organization Behavior and Management Group, 1968-1975, assistant department chairman, Doctor of Philosophy committee, 1972-1975, coordinator Organizational and Management Component, Advanced Management Program in Health Care Administration, 1973-1974, member University Council, 1975-1977, advisory committee Public Management Unit, The Wharton School, 1977-1981, chairman Graduate Admissions committee. Member editorial board The Wharton Magazine.

Works

book Culture and Management Text and Readings in Comparative Management book Becoming a Courageous Manager: Overcoming Career Problems of New Managers book The Dog Ate My Budget: Tales About Teaching and Managing in the Ivy Tower book The Dog Ate My Budget: Tales About Teaching and Managing in the Ivy Tower by Webber Ross A. (2008-10-29) Paperback book Cinco lenguajes del amor de los niños, Los // Five love languages for children (Serie Favoritos) (Spanish Edition) book Cinco lenguajes del amor de los niños, Los // Five love languages for children (Serie Favoritos) (Spanish Edition) book Guide to Getting Things Done book A Guide to Getting Things Done For every manager whoever said

Membership

Past member board directors United Way Southeastern Pennsylvania, American Water Systems, Arcadis, Netherlands. Coach youth athletics, fund raiser for church, religious educator. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1956-1959.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, tennis, skiing.

Connections

Married Mary Louise Foradora, September 29, 1956. Children: Sarah Ruth, Judith Mary, Gregory Ross, Jennifer Louise, Stephen Andrew.

father:
Richard Webber

mother:
Muriel (Arkels) Webber

spouse:
Mary Louise Foradora

children:
Sarah Ruth Webber

Judith Mary Webber

Gregory Ross Webber

Jennifer Louise Webber

Stephen Andrew Webber