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Department of Organizational Behavior records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5324
Contains career training materials, correspondence, articles, course records, books, and other materials from the Department of Organizational Behavior. Materials date from between 1947 and 1989.

Dates

  • 1947-1989

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Department of Organizational Behavior records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Extent

47 boxes (23.5 linear ft.)

2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

Administrative History

The Department of Organizational Behavior (1970-1989) was a department within the College of Business at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Organizational Behavior was created in 1970 under the direction of the College of Business. From 1974 to 1975 it was placed within the Graduate School. In 1976, the Department was placed within the Graduate School of Management. In 1988, the Department offered undergraduate courses and was thus associated with both the School of Management and the Graduate School of Management. In 1989 it was reorganized within the Marriott School of Management. Department chairmen included: William G. Dyer (1970-1975), Paul H. Thompson (1975-1979), J. Bonner Ritchie (1979-1983), Gene W. Dalton (1983-1987), and J. Bonner Ritchie (1987-1989).

The Department of Organizational Behavior had as a major objective the training of persons who will be working in organizations and whose concern is building systems that will better meet the needs of people and accomplish the organizational goals. This program led to careers in personnel management, management training, organization development, industrial relations, organization consulting, and research and teaching in the area of organizational behavior. The Department of Organizational Behavior offered students two stems of graduate studies to pursue. The first was the management development stem which was geared to the training of students in the Masters of Business Administration, Public Administration, and other graduate programs to fulfill portions at the management and administrative levels. The second was the professional stem which included preparation of students who plan to become professional consultants, trainers, or organization development specialists. Undergraduate courses were offered to students interested in preparing themselves for areas of leadership. Graduate courses led to a Master of Arts in Organizational Behavior.

Custodial History

Transferred by the Department of Organizational Behavior through Records Management in August 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; August 2007.

Appraisal

Administration (University Archives Collection Development Policy, V.b.v.2.a, October 2015).

Processing Information

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; September 2007.
Title
Register of Department of Organizational Behavior records
Status
completed
Author
Matthew Leavitt
Date
2007 September
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States