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Department of Organizational Leadership and Strategy administrative records, 1971-2003

 Series
Identifier: UA 5423 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains course materials, department papers, and correspondence from the Departments of Organizational Leadership and Strategy, Organizational Behavior, and Information Management, and their predecessors. Includes course outlines, grade summaries, faculty retreat planning materials, departmental reports, minutes, committee assignments, self-studies, annual and audit reports, curriculum materials, faculty productivity reports, and teacher evaluations. Materials dated 1973-2003.

Dates

  • 1971-2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at specialcollections@byu.edu.

Biographical / Historical

The Department of Information Management (1983-1989) was a department within the School of Management at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Information Management was established by the School of Management in 1983. Department chairmen included: Robert Dermont Bell (1983-1986) and William H. Baker (1986-1989). In 1989, it was moved to the Marriott School of Management.

Biographical / Historical

The Department of Organizational Leadership and Strategy (1997-2017) was a department in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University.

In 1997, the Department of Organizational Behavior and the Department of Management Communication were combined to form the Department of Organizational Leadership and Strategy. Department chairmen include: W. Gibb Dyer, Jr. (1997-2001), Michael Thompson (2001-2006), William Gerard Sanders (2006-2008), Jeff Dyer (2008-2017), and John Bingham (2017). The department houses faculty that teach graduate and undergraduate courses. These courses are in organizational effectiveness, human resource management, organizational development and change, managerial leadership development, business ethics, talent management, compensation, benefits, performance management, and managing global human capital. The Marriott School of Management was renamed the Marriott School of Business in 2017 and the Department of Organizational Leadership and Strategy became the Department of Management.

Biographical / Historical

The Department of Business Education was created out of the Department of Business Education and Office Management in 1964. Department chairmen included Lars G. Crandall (1964-1965), Max D. Waters (1966-69), George E. Nelson (1970), Max L. Waters (1971), and G. Edward Nelson (1972-1979).

Biographical / Historical

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).

Biographical / Historical

The College of Business (1959-1988) was the college relating to business administration at Brigham Young University. The College of Commerce was renamed the College of Business in 1959. In 1979, it came under the administration of the School of Management, where it remained until it was dissolved in 1988. Between 1959 and 1979, the college was administered by the following deans and acting deans: Weldon J. Taylor, Bryce B. Orton, and Merrill J. Bateman. The College of Business was the administering body for the following departments: Accounting, Business Education and Office Management, Business Management, Economics, Statistics, Business Education, and Organization Behavior.

Extent

15 boxes

Language of Materials

English