Professional papers relating to courses Webb taught at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and his research
interests such as philanthropy, altruism, effect of deadlines on human behavior, and organizational behavior. Included are
correspondence, notebooks, articles, subject files, course materials, papers by students, case studies, and articles by others.
Correspondents include Robert B. Cialdini, Morris E. Eson, Claude Faucheux, John W. Gardner, Steven Jobs, Jeffrey Pfeffer,
and Jon Van Til. There are also materials from an executive education program for corporate board directors that Webb developed.
Eugene J. Webb, a pioneer in the development of research and teaching of organizational behavior in business schools, joined
the faculty of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford in 1968. He earned his A.B. at SUNY Albany in 1954 and his Ph.D.
at the University of Chicago in 1956; he worked in the advertising industry and then taught at Northwestern University prior
to his arrival at Stanford.