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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:81 1962-1984 D331

Robert R. Doberstein papers

Scope and Contents

Mr. Doberstein was a management consultant for forty years, and an independent consultant from 1961-1985. His work dealt with job evaluation compensation matters at all organizational levels, and with a wide range of other organizational and personnel administrative problems. His clients were small, medium, and Fortune 500-sized, and included industrial and commercial companies from magazine publishers and printers to broadcasters and banks. Most of his activity took place from the mid-west to the east coast. The collection consists of company reports and span 1962-1984. They provide a resource for those interested in wage and salary levels, percentages of increases recommended, methods of establishing bonuses, and the amounts paid.


  • 1962-1984


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact for more information.


3 linear feet (2 cartons)

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Irene A. Doberstein, widow of Robert Doberstein, December 14, 1992.

Doberstein, Robert R. Robert R. Doberstein Papers, 1962-1984: A Finding Aid
Margot F. Brown
February 1993
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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