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Guide to the Eugene J. Webb Papers
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  • BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0504
    Creator: Webb, Eugene J., 1933-1995
    Title: Eugene J. Webb papers
    Dates: 1961-1994
    Physical Description: 8.5 Linear feet
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

    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.
    At Stanford he was the founding director of the Public Management Program, created and taught many innovative courses, and developed an executive education program for corporate board directors. In addition to his teaching duties, Webb was an associate dean of the Graduate School of Business and served as chairman of the university's Faculty Senate. In 1977 he became the first holder of the Lane Family Professorship in the Business School.
    Webb's best known book was Unobstrusive Measures: Nonreactive Research in the Social Sciences. His research interests included philanthropy, altruism, and the effect of deadlines on human behavior.
    Webb died in March of 1995.

    Description of the Collection

    The papers of Eugene J. Webb are largely his professional papers pertaining to his teaching activities in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford and his research interests. Included are correspondence, course materials, notebooks, papers and articles, case studies, subject files, students' papers, and articles by others.
    These papers had no particular order when received. In processing them, they were arranged in the following manner: correspondence, course materials, writings by Webb, subject files, and source materials.

    Access Terms

    Bing, Peter S.
    Cannon, Warren M.
    Cialdini, Robert B.
    Eson, Morris E.
    Faucheux, Claude.
    Gardner, John W. (John William), 1912-2002
    Guthrie, James W.
    Jobs, Steven, 1955-
    Kirst, Michael W.
    Leavitt, Harold J.
    Makridakis, Spyros G.
    Miller, Arjay R.
    Patell, James M.
    Pfeffer, Jeffrey.
    Pond, Samuel A.
    Porterfield, James T.S.
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University. Graduate School of Business --Curricula.
    Stanford University. Graduate School of Business
    Van Til, Jon.
    Webb, Eugene J., 1933-1995
    Weingast, Barry R.
    Altruism.
    business
    Business education --United States.
    Charities
    Organizational behavior.

    Additional Note

    Personal Name Index

    Name Box Folder Remarks
    Allen, Peter C. 12 9 Letters
    Arkwright, Marianne 10 7  
    Arrillaga, Fran 10 2  
    Arvedson, Lennart 9 3  
    Arvedson, Lennart 13 7 Letters
    Atieh, Jennifer M. 14 8  
    Baier, Vicki Eaton 11 6  
    Bandura, Albert 13 3  
    Baron, J. 13 7 Letters
    Bennis, Warren 11 2  
    Bies, Robert J. 10 1  
    Bing, Peter S. 1 10 Letters
    Blanchett, Herbert A. 12 9 Letters
    Brief, Arthur P. 14 8  
    Bundhurat, Jakravudh 14 1 Letters
    Burgelman 13 7 Letters
    Campbell, Donald T. 6 6  
    Campbell, Donald T. 6 9  
    Campbell, Donald T. 7 2  
    Cannon, Warren 13 6 Letters
    Carpenter, Guy 1 14 Letters
    Chaiseri, Nongyao 14 1 Letters
    Chesney, Maxine Mackler 11 12  
    Cialdini, Robert B. 10 5  
    Cialdini, Robert B. 1 10 Letters
    Davis-Blake, Alison 1 10 Letters
    Davis-Blake, Alison 10 1  
    de Bettignies, Henri-Claude 1 10 Letters
    Dean, John Gunther 14 1 Letters
    Dietel, William M. 1 10 Letters
    Doherty, Elizabeth M. 14 8  
    Dowling, John B. 9 3  
    Dowling, John B. 9 4  
    Dowling, John B. 9 5  
    Efthymiou, George 11 5 Letters
    Ellsworth, Phoebe C. 6 7  
    Ely, Lenard 10 2  
    Embeoglou, N. M. 11 5 Letters
    Esariya-umpai, Radaporn 14 1 Letters
    Eson, Morris E. 1 10 Letters
    Eson, Morris E. 6 3  
    Eson, Morris E. 7 1  
    Eson, Morris E. 7 3  
    Eson, Morris E. 7 5  
    Eson, Morris E. 10 1  
    Faucheux, Claude 1 10 Letters
    Freitas, Joseph 11 12  
    Gardner, John W. 1 11 Letters
    Grauer, Frederick L.A. 9 2  
    Grauer, Frederick L.A. 9 5  
    Gump, Patricia 1 11 Letters
    Guthrie, James W. 12 12 Letters
    Gwynn, Kathi 10 2  
    Handy, Charles 11 2  
    Hannan, Michael 11 12  
    Harrell, Tom Willard 1 11 Letters
    Heyns, Roger 10 5  
    Howell, James Edwin 1 11  
    Israsena, Paron 14 1 Letters
    Jerrell, Lee 9 3  
    Jobs, Steven P. 1 11 Letters
    Kennedy, Judy 11 1  
    Kirst, Michael W. 12 12 Letters
    Koziol, Ken 1 11 Letters
    Leavitt, Harold J. 6 4  
    Leavitt, Harold J. 6 9  
    Leavitt, Harold J. 12 1  
    Leavitt, Harold J. 13 6 Letters
    Lodato, Frank 10 2  
    Lund, Mary 10 7  
    Lurvey, Ira 11 12  
    Makridakis, Spyros 11 5 Letters
    March, James G. 11 6  
    Martin, Myron 11 12  
    McClelland, Kathy 10 5  
    McClelland, Kathy 11 1  
    McMillan, Brockway 13 2  
    Miller, Arjay R. 12 9 Letters
    Mitchell, James 10 1  
    Morison, Robert 12 11  
    Munoz, Frances 11 12  
    Nemeth, Charlan Jeanne 9 7  
    Nichols, William F. 10 5  
    Nord, Walter R. 14 8  
    Okamura, Edwin A. 1 11 Letters
    O'Keefe, Brian 1 11 Letters
    Olanvoravuth, Ninnat 14 1 Letters
    O'Toole, James 11 2  
    Patell, James M. 1 11 Letters
    Patell, James M. 1 11 Letters
    Peters, Thomas J. 6 4  
    Peters, Thomas J. 11 6  
    Pfeffer, Jeffrey 9 6  
    Pfeffer, Jeffrey 10 1  
    Pfeffer, Jeffrey 11 12  
    Pfeffer, Jeffrey 12 20  
    Pfeffer, Jeffrey 13 7 Letters
    Pond, Pete 12 9 Letters
    Pond, Samuel A. 13 6 Letters
    Porras, Jerry I. 11 12  
    Porterfield, James T.S. 1 11 Letters
    Raisian, John 10 1  
    Robinson, Norm 10 2  
    Saetren, Harald 11 6  
    Salancik, Gerald R. 6 5  
    Salancik, Gerald R. 6 6  
    Salancik, Gerald R. 11 7  
    Salancik, Gerald R. 12 20  
    Schauer, Richard 11 12  
    Scott, Sandy 10 2  
    Shapiro, Debra L. 10 1  
    Sherman, Daniel J. 1 12 Letters
    Shuel, Ted B. 10 7 Letters
    Simon, Robert W. 13 6 Letters
    Smith, Hedrick 13 2  
    Sobrovin, Alexei 1 1 Letters
    Somerville, Bill 10 5  
    Somerville, Bill 12 2 Letters
    Sommer, Robert 1 12  
    Spero, Robert 10 7  
    Srisupandit, Somburana 14 1  
    Troxell, John 1 12 Letters
    Van Til, Jon 6 3  
    Van Til, Jon 12 3 Letters
    Ward, Michael P. 10 1  
    Watzke, Gerard E. 6 8  
    Weick, Karl E. 6 6  
    Weiner, Stephen S. 9 3  
    Weingast, Barry R. 1 13 Letters
    Welch, Finis 10 1  
    Wilson, Liz 1 13 Letters
    Wright, Peter 11 1