■ Drucker Faculty ■
Donald W. Griesinger
Professor of Management, Emeritus
Donald W. Griesinger, Professor of Emeritus Management
Ph.D., Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1970
M.S., Applied Physics, UCLA, 1960
B.S., Physics, University of Southern California, 1954



Teaching Interests and Areas of Expertise

Strategic management process, organizational design, nonprofit management, R & D management, complex systems.

Current Research Interests

Relational dimensions of organizational design; quantum decision models; dynamics of church growth; grounding hope in a postmodern era.

Professional Activities

While on the faculty, Professor Emeritus Griesinger brought the Drucker School a wide range of experience in teaching, corporate management, and consulting.  After working on nuclear reactor design at Westinghouse Atomic Power Laboratories, he joined GE's Center for Advanced Studies in Santa Barbara, and subsequently became a member of the faculty of Union College, Schenectady.  He also served as vice president of corporate systems for the U.S. subsidiary of a major international contracting firm.  His areas of research include the behavioral theory of the firm, organizational design, nonprofit management, and management of R&D.


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