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DONALD L. HELMICH
5998 Alcala Park
School of Business Administration
University of San Diego
San Diego, California 92110
Phone: 619-260-4874
E-mail: dhelmich@SanDiego.edu
Fax: 619-849-8141
Web: www.SanDiego.edu/~dhelmich/


OBJECTIVE

Teaching for a University that emphasizes a proper balance among research contributions, effective instruction, and community service.


EDUCATION

Doctoral Degree: Doctor of Philosophy, 1971

University of Oregon

Major Field
Minor Field            
Dissertation Title:
Production and Operations Management
Organizational Theory and Multivariate Statistics
"The Impact of Administration Succession on the Executive Role Constellation"


Master of Business Administration, 1969

University of Oregon

Major Field of Study: Production and Operations Management


Bachelor of Business Administration, 1968

University of Hawaii  (Click To Right) Aloha

Major Field of Study: Production Management



EMPLOYMENT

University of San Diego

Tenured Full Professor of Business, June 1980 - Present


San Diego State University

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Fall 1982


University of San Diego

Associate Professor of Business, September 1975 - June 1980 (Tenured June 1979)


California Western University

Assistant Professor of Business, June 1971 - June 1975



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University of Oregon

Instructional Teaching Fellow, January 1971 - June 1971


University of Oregon

National Defense Education Act, Graduate Fellow, April 1969 - June 1971


U.S. Army, Military Service

25th Aviation Battalion of the 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, Cu-Chi, South Vietnam, November 1964 - September 1966



UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Graduate Level (Ph.D.):

Research Design for Organization Theory
Advanced Statistical Applications


Graduate Level (MBA):

Operations Research
Operations Management
Management Science
Quantitative Methods
Digital Computer Applications
Business and Society


Undergraduate Level:

Production Management
Operations Management
Operations Research
Quantitative Methods
Management Science
Electronic Computer Applications
Human Behavior in Management
Organization and Management Business Statistics

 

 



PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Organizational Structure and Administration (Quantitative Modeling Aspects), Operations Management, and Operations Research

Dissertation: "The Impact of Administration Succession on the Executive Role Constellation" Chairman: Stan Vance (editor of Academy of Management Journal and past president of Academy of Management)


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UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES

Chair - Olin Hall Bookcase Display Committee, 1984 - 2012


Area Coordinator for Operations Management/Management Science, 1975 - 1989  and 1994 - 2009

Chair - School of Business Audio Visual Request Committee, 1990 - 2000

Member - School of Business Teaching Excellence Committee, 1996 - 1998

Member - Task Force on Non-Degree Programs for Business School, l997 - l998

Member - School of Business Administration University Professorship Committee, 1993 - 1995

Member - University Oversight Committee for University Professorships, 1993 - 1995

Member - School of Business Administration Long Range Planning Committee, 1990 - 1995

Member - University Search Committee for Academic Vice-President and Provost, 1992 - 1993

Secretary - School of Business Long Range Planning Committee, 1990 - 1994

Secretary - School of Business Teaching Excellence Committee, 1990- 1993

Program Director - Certificate Program in Finance for General Dynamics Space Systems Division, Finance Department, 1985 - 1991

Program Director - Cost Analysis Educational Program for General Dynamics Convair Division, Contracts and Estimating Department, 1983 - 1991

Program Director - Certificate Program in Finance for General Dynamics Convair Division, Finance Department, 1982 - 1991

Program Director - Cost Analysis Educational Program for General Dynamics Space Systems Division, Contracts and Estimating Department, 1985 - 1991

Member - University Committee for Post Retirement Benefits, 1987 - 1988

Member - School of Business Graduate Studies Committee, 1987 - 1990

Chairman - Promotion, Rank and Tenure Committee, School of Business Administration, University of San Diego, 1984- 1985


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Chairman - School of Business Research Committee, 1985 - 1986

Member - School of Business Administration Tenure Committee, 1977 - 1985

Member - School of Business Research Committee, 1975 - 1979 and 1983 - 1986

Senator - University Senate Secretary (March 1976 - September 1977)

Chairman - Curriculum Committee, School of Business (September 1976 - June 1981)

University Task Force on Computers (February 1977 - June 1981)

M.B.A. Society Advisor (June 1977 - June 1979)

1979 A.A.C.S.B. Self-Study Report - Curriculum Section


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION ACTIVITIES

Member of Academy of Management

Member of Beta Gamma Sigma - Honorary Business Fraternity

Review Board for Research Proposals on Health Care Administration sponsored by Hoffman- La Roche and The Institute of Administrative Research (a wing of the Academy of Management), 1977 - 1979

Review Board for 1979 National Academy of Management Meetings, Organizational Theory Division

Book Review Board and
Outside Reviewer for Administrative Science Quarterly 1978 - 1981

HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS

Clarence L. Steber Professorship in Business, 1993 - 1994, University of San Diego

Teacher of the Year Award, 1991, Graduate Students Business Association, University of San Diego

Nominated for the Sears Teaching Excellence Award, 1990, University of San Diego


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National Defense Education Act Fellowship - For M.B.A. and Ph.D. Graduate Programs, University of Oregon

Elected to Beta Gamma Sigma - Junior Year, University of Hawaii


MISCELLANEOUS

Book Executive Succession: Toward Excellence in Corporate Leadership (Prentice-Hall, 1985) was reviewed by D. Rose in Success Magazine's 1985 REVIEW OF MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS AVAILABLE in 1985.

Contributor: Gift to Olin Hall Foyer a custom, handcrafted, bookcase for the display of School of Business faculty publications.

The Annual Cumulative Citation Index of Periodicals has referenced articles in this resume every year since 1972.


PUBLICATIONS

Book (Based on author's prior empirical research)

Executive Succession: Toward Excellence in Corporate Leadership, Prentice-Hall, 1984, co-author: Gene Brady


Unpublished Manuscript 

      

        "The Organizational Chain in China: Relay Succession," manuscript  submitted to Chinse Management Studies, June 2013

       "In Transition Through Succession": Some Old, Something New," 2005, co-author:  Quingyan Yue, submitted to Academy of Management National Proceedings for 2005.

      "CEO Succession in China (People's Republic) and State Owned Enterprises"  2004, co-author:  Quingyan Yue      

      "The Organizational Chain in China: Predecessor Origin, Successor  Type, and Predecessor Whereabouts," 2003, co-author:  Quingyan Yue

       "A Study of Successors in China's State Owned Enterprises," co-author:  Lu Feng, 2002

        "A Study of Successor Choice of Family Business in China," co-author, Lu Feng, 2002

Articles

           "CEO Succession and Organizational Transitions: Case of State-Owned  Enterprises," 4th Quarter, 2012, Chinese Management Studies.

"CEO Succession As A Manageable Process: Part Two," Director's Monthly, Vol. 10, No. S (May 1986).

"CEO Succession As A Manageable Process: Part One," Director's Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 4 (April 1986).

"Planning Executive Succession: The Effect of Recruitment Source and Organizational Problems on Anticipated Tenure," Strategic Management Journal, September 1982.

"Administrators as Change Agents: Are They Insiders or Outsiders?" Hospital and Health Services Administration, February 1982.

"Real Estate Investors: Take A Second Look at the New Tax Act," San Diego Magazine, January 1982.

"Leadership Style in the Boardroom," Directors and Boards, Winter 1982.



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"How Board Size Relates to CEO Tenure," Directors and Boards, Summer 1981.

"Patterns of Succession in Developing Countries," Managerial Psychology, Vol. 1 (1980).

"The New CEO's Urge to Merge," The Wharton Magazine, Vol. 3 (1979).

"Board Size Variation and Rates of Succession in the Corporate Presidency," Journal of Business Research, Vol. 7 (1979).

"Organizational Volatility and Rates of Leader Succession," Journal of Management, Vol. 4
(1978).

"A Comparative Study of Indian and American Executives' Leadership Styles," Indian Journal of Social Research, Vol. 17, 1976 (re-published in 1979).

"Leader Flows and Organizational Process," Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 21 (1978).

"Executive Succession," The Wharton Magazine, Fall 1977.

"Managerial Achievement Aspirations and Successor Characteristics," Business and Economic Perspectives, Vol. 3 (1977).

"Executive Succession in the Corporate Organization: A Current Integration," Academy of Management Review, Vol. 2 (1977).

"The President's Position," Successor Characteristics and Organizational Process," Michigan Business Review, Vol. 29 (1977).

"Cross-cultural Aspects of Executive Leadership Styles," Akron Business and Economic Review, Vol. 7 (1976).

"Matching: Board Size and Executive Span," Journal of Business Research, Vol. 4 (1976).

"Subordinate's Desirability of Movement and Superior's Promotional Origin," Akron Business and Economic Review, Vol. 7(1976).

"Organizational Maturity and Leader Development," Akron Business and Economic Review, Vol. 7 (1976).

"The Executive Interface and President's Leadership Behavior," Journal of Business Research, Vol. 3 (1975).



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"Corporate President: One-In-The-Middle," Human Resource Management, Vol. 14 (1975).

"Leadership Style and Leader Needs," Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 18 (1975).

"Corporate Succession: An Examination," Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 18 (1975).

"Succession: A Longitudinal Look," Journal of Business Research, Vol. 3 (1975).

"Turnovers, Spans and Management," The Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 7 (1975).

"An Overview and Analysis of Entrepreneurial Succession," Businex, Vol. 6 (1975).

"Entrepreneurial Succession: A Framework for Advancing a Partial Theory Using Casual Inferences," Businex, Vol. 6 (1975).

"Administrative Equilibrium: The Executive Response," The Chinese Journal of Administration, Vol. 24(1975).

"Management and Organization: Process, Change and Analysis," The Science and Cultural Journal of India (trans. in Tamil), Vol. 27 (1975).

"Organizational Growth and Patterns of Succession," Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 17 (1974).

"Male and Female Presidents: Some Implications of Leadership Style," Human Resource Management, Vol. 14 (1975).

"President's Leadership Style and Boardroom Composition," Akron Business Economic Review, Vol. 5 (1974).

"Predecessor Turnover and Successor Characteristics," Cornell Journal of Social Research, Vol. 9 (1974).

"Correlates of President's Perceptual Style: Environmental Interface," Pakistan Management Review, Vol. 15 (1974).

"Organizational Process and Management Change," Indian Administrative and Management Review, Vol. 6 (1974).

"Labor Turnover and Management Span," The Science and Cultural Journal of India, (trans. in Tamil), Vol. 26 (1974).



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"Personnel Turnover and Management Span," The Science and Cultural Journal of India. (trans. in Tamil), Vol. 26 (1974).

"Petrochemical Company President's Leadership Style," The Science and Cultural Journal of India, (trans. in Tamil), Vol. 26 (1974).

"President's Turnover and Leadership Characteristics," Philippine Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 18 (1974).

"Why Did Traditional Methods of Humanistic Conflict Resolution Fail?," Indian Journal of Social Research, Vol. 14 (1973).

"The Number One Post: Changing Leadership Style," The Chinese Journal of Administration, Vol. 21(1973).

"Management Process and Organizational Change," Pakistan Management Review, Vol. 14 (1973).

"Successor Type and Organizational Change in the Corporate Enterprise," Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 17 (1972).


PAPER REVIEWED AND ACCEPTED FOR PRESENTATION BUT WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

"The Organizational Chain in China: Relay Succession", 2010, Intellectbase Academic Conference in Houston, TX, USA, co-author Karen Gilroy


PAPERS PRESENTED

Series of twenty plus papers presented as research to professional conferences, primarily National and Regional Meetings of the Academy of Management and Advanced Institute for Decision Sciences.


RESEARCH ABSTRACTS

Abstracts of published articles have appeared in Sociological Abstracts, Historical Abstracts, Personnel Management Abstracts, The Wharton Magazine, Human Behavior, Public Affairs Information Service, Behavioral Sciences Newsletter, Management Research, and so forth.


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

General Dynamics - Overview of Current USD-Sponsored Professional Enrichment Programs

General Dynamics - Data Analysis, Learning Curves and Forecasting

American Production and Inventory Control Society


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American Institute of Industrial Engineers

Office of Naval Research

Women Executive Seminars

Paradise Valley Hospital - Leadership Styles Analyzed

University of San Diego Breakfast Seminars and Invisible University Series - Your Leadership Style and Your Career

University of San Diego Breakfast Seminars and Invisible University Series - Rates of Return Analyzed in Property Investments

Academy of Management Meetings - National and Regional Conferences

American Institute of Decision Sciences - National and Regional Conferences


CONSULTING ENGAGEMENTS

IVAC Corporation - Statistical Evaluation of New Product Design

General Dynamics - Convair Division - Computer Statistical Software: User Applications

Ryan Aeronautical - Statistical Computing Software: User Applications

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center - Patient Transportation Services Efficiency Analysis

Gulf Atomic - Forecasting Long Term Demand for Nuclear Reactors

Sharp's Memorial Hospital - Operation Room Systems Utilization Review


SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

"Parametric Cost Modeling," General Dynamics, 20 hour courses on data adjustment, collection and analysis techniques, 1985 and 1986.

"Understanding Data Analysis," General Dynamics, 20 hour courses on processing data through in-house computing systems and cost improvement curve analysis, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, and 1986.

"Overview to Contracts and Estimating: Proposal Cycle and Program Statistical Prerequisites," General Dynamics, 10 hour courses on program overview and prerequisites of graphic analysis, logarithms, curve fitting, and regression analysis, 1984.

 
 
 

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