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Business management educator

William Haynes Starbuck, business management educator. Fulbright Research fellow London Business School, 1970-1971, University Gothenburg, 1977-1978; recipient Distinguished Scholarly Contributions awards Academy Management, 2005; named Distinguished scholar Western Academy Management, 2009.


Starbuck, William Haynes was born on September 20, 1934 in Portland, Indiana, United States.


Bachelor of Arts in Physics, Harvard College, 1956. Master of Science in Industrial Administration, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Administration, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1964.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Stockholm, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Paris, 2004. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Paul Cezanne University, 2006.


Instructor industrial management and economics Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1960-1964, from assistant professor to associate professor administrative science and economics, 1964-1967. Professor administration Graduate School Business and Public Administration Cornell University, 1967-1971, professor sociology College Arts and Sciences, 1968-1971. Senior research fellow International Institute Management, Berlin, 1971—1974.

Helfaer professor business administration University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1974-1984. ITT professor creative management New York University, New York City, 1985—2005, professor emeritus, since 2005. Professor in residence University Oregon, since 2005.

Visiting associate professor social relations Johns Hopkins University, 1966—1967. Visiting professor administration London Graduate School Business Studies, 1970—1971. Chairman College on Organization, Institute Management Sciences, 1973—1974.

Research professor University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1974—1975. Visiting professor Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Bergen, 1977—1978, Stockholm School of Economics, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1977—1978, University Versailles, 1998, University Canterbury, 1999, 2007, University Paris IX, 1999, University Oregon, 1999, University Aix-Marseilles, 2000, 03, 06, University Oxford, 2004, 09, École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales, 2006—2008, University São Paolo. Florida, since 2008; director doctoral program Graduate School Business Administration, New York University, 1985—1989.

Member research advisory committee United States Air Force Personnel Research Laboratory, 1966—1969.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Administrative Science Quarterly, 1966-1968, 1982-1985, Journal Applied Social Psychology, 1970-1978, Journal Management Studies, since 1978, Scandinavian Journal Management, since 1984, Journal Behavioral Economics/Journal Socioecons., since 1988, British Journal Management, 1989—2008, Accounting Management and Information Technologies, 1989—2000, Journal Management Inquiry, since 1991, Organization, since 1993, Asian Case Research Journal, since 1997, International Journal Management Revs., since 1998, Information and Organization, since 2001.

      Editor: Administrative Science Quarterly, 1968-1971, The Programmer's Corner, ICON, 1984-1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow: American Psychological Association, Society Industrial Organizational Psychology, British Academy Management, American Psychological Society, Academy Management (board governors 1991-1999, vice president 1994-1997, president 1997-1998, editorial board Academy Management Review 1981-1986, Distinguished Scholarly Contributions award 2005). Member: National Science Foundation (advisory panel research management improvement program 1974), Council International Exchange Scholars (advisory screening committee for Senior Fulbright awards in business management 1981-1983, chairman 1983-1984).