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O’TOOLE, James Joseph b. 15 April 1945, San Francisco, CA, USA. Employment history Prof. Mgmt, Graduate Sch. Bus. Admin., Univ. Assocs’ Chair, Univ. Southern California, 1973–94, 1982–94; Executive Vice-Pres. Seminars, Aspen Inst., 1994–97; Res. Prof., Center for Effective Org., Univ. Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 1999–. Degrees received BA (Humanities), Univ. Southern California; DPhil (Social Anthropology), Oxford Univ. Ofﬁces held Chairman, Bd Acad. Advisors, Booz-Allen & Hamilton Strategic Leadership Center, 1997–. Editorial duties Ed., New Mgmt, 1983–89, Amer. Oxonian, 1994–98; Ed. Bds, Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981–87, California Mgmt Rev., 1991–94. Prizes and honours Rhodes Scholarship, 1966–69; Bd Dirs, Amer. Assocn Higher Educ., 1977–79; Voted one of ‘100 most respected emerging leaders in Amer. higher educ.’, Amer. Council Educ., 1978; Mitchell Prize, 1979; voted one of 18 ‘Best and Brightest Stars’ in HR ﬁeld, HR Reporter, 1988; One of the Ten Best Bus. and Econ. Books of 1985, Businessweek. Consultancy work Mgmt cons., McKinsey & Co., 1969–70; Cons., Booz/Allen & Hamilton, 1997–99. Principal ﬁelds of interest Leadership; Political econ.; Strategic planning. Chief publications Books: 1. Watts and Woodstock (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1973); 2. Work in America (MIT Press, 1973); 3. Energy and Social Change (MIT Press, 1976); 4. Work, Learning and the American Future (Jossey-Bass, 1977); 5. Making America Work (Continuum, 1981); 6. Vanguard Management (Doubleday, 1985); 7. The Executive’s Compass (OUP, 1993); 8. Leading Change (Jossey-Bass, 1995); 9. Leadership A to Z (Jossey-Bass, 1999). Principal contributions Professor O’Toole’s major contribution to...
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