Richard E. Walton papers
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Extent5.75 linear feet (14 boxes)
He began his teaching career at the University of Maryland as an instructor in 1955.After receiving his DBA, Walton joined the Purdue faculty as a visiting associate professor in 1959, and he advanced to professor in 1965. He joined the Harvard BusinessSchool faculty as Professor of Business Administration in 1968. He was director of the Division of Research from 1969 to 1976, and he received the Jesse Isidor Straus Professorship in 1983.
Walton specialized in organizational change, conflict resolution, and behavioral science.His research focused on creating a more participative and “democratic” system ofworkforce management and decision making. He has authored or co-authored thirty-twobooks and written more than three dozen articles.
- Series I. Teaching, 1975-1995
- Series II. HBS Research, 1986-1994
- Series III. HBS Writing, 1968-1983
By: Jeffrey Mifflin
- Walton, Richard E. Richard E. Walton Papers, 1968-1995: A Finding Aid
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