Morrison School of Agribusiness
Professor of Management, Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management and Agribusiness, Arizona State University (2009 to present)
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1969, economics); B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1962, industrial/personnel management)
History of Management Thought; Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness; Span of Management; Workplace Violence and Terrorism and Workplace Violence; Strategic Management
Academic Positions Held
Professor of Management, School of Global Management and Leadership, Arizona State University (1989-2009 — MBA Director, 2000-2004, MBA Coordinator, 1991-1993, Interim Management Coordinator, 1991-1992); Visiting Scholar, Anderson School, University of California at Los Angeles (February 1998); Research Fellow, Mosher Institute for Defense Studies, Texas A&M University (1988-1990); Professor of Management, Texas A&M University (1985-1989); Visiting Scholar, San Diego State University (March 1987); Associate Professor of Management, Texas A&M University (1975-1985); Research Associate, Center for Urban Programs, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University (1975); Assistant Professor of Management, Texas A&M University (1973-1975); Assistant Professor of Management, University of Akron (1970-73); Instructor in Industrial and Personnel Management, Kingsport Graduate Study Program, University of Tennessee (1967-70); Instructor in Industrial and Personnel Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1963-67)
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Distinguished Service Award, Academy of Management (2008); Fellow, Center for Responsible Leadership, School of Global Management and Leadership, Arizona State University (2007); Southern Management Association Sustained Outstanding Service Award, Southern Management Association (2005); Faculty Achievement Award in Service, Arizona State University at the West campus (2004/05); Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Publications, 2004; Who’s Who in America, Marquis Publications, 2003; Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, Educational Communications, 2002; Faculty Achievement Award in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, Arizona State University West (2001); Who’s Who in the Management Sciences. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2000; Principal Lecturer, 2000-2001 A. Frank Smith, Jr. Lectureship series, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas (September 2000); Fellow, Southern Management Association (1995); Fellow, Academy of Management (1985); ASU Parents Association 2000 Professor of the Year Finalist (April 2000); Outstanding Service Award, College of Business Administration, Texas A&M University (1985); Showcase Study Award, Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management (1983); Who's Who in the South and Southwest; Marquis Who’s Who (1975-76); American Men and Women in Science--The Social and Behavioral Sciences, RR Bowker (1973); Community Leaders and Noteworthy Americans, New Publishing (1975); Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, Marquis Who’s Who (1961-62); Sigma Iota Epsilon (management); Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics); Beta Gamma Sigma (business); Omicron Delta Kappa (general); Scarrabbean Senior Society (Tennessee honorary)
Fellow: Academy of Management (1985, Deputy Dean 1996-1999), Southern Management Association (1995, Deputy Dean 1996-1997, Dean 2007-2010); Editor: Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management (’06-‘08); Journal of Management ('87-'89); Academy of Management Newsletter ('79-'82); Boards of Directors: Academy of Management ('83-'85), SMA ('80-'83), SWFAD ('85-'87),IBAM (‘06-‘08); President: SMA ('94-'95), ASBA ('94-'95), SW Academy ('86-'87); Editorial Bd., AMR ('77-'84), ABER ('72 to '92), plus others; Chair: Mgmt. History Division ('80-'81); Chair committees of Academy, national and regional.
Griffin, R. W. & Van Fleet, D. D. 2011-12. Management Skills: Assessment and Development. Mason, OH: SouthWestern/Cengage Learning, under contract.
Van Fleet, D. D., Seperich, G. J., & Van Fleet, E. W. 2011-12. Principles of Management for Agribusiness. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning, under contract.
Van Fleet, D. D. & Van Fleet, E. W. 2010. The Violence Volcano: Reducing the Threat of Workplace Violence. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Van Fleet, E.W. & Van Fleet, D.D. 2007. Workplace Survival: Dealing with Bad Bosses, Bad Workers, Bad Jobs. Frederick, MD: PublishAmerica.
Van Fleet, D.D., Kacmar, K.M., Griffin, R.W., Ford, R.C. & Duncan, W.J. Towards Finding the Balance of Art and Science in Management: A Market Approach to Valuing Management Research, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 2011, in press.
Lowe, D. Jordon, & Van Fleet, D.D. Scholarly Achievement and Accounting Journal Editorial Board Membership. Journal of Accounting Education, in press, 2010;
Al-Tuhaih, S., & Van Fleet, D.D. Perceptions of Organizational Politics in Kuwait: An Exploratory Study. Thunderbird International Management Review, in press, 2010;
Van Fleet, E.W., Van Fleet, D.D., & Flint, G.D. Determining Market Segments for Entrepreneurial Ventures: The SPI Matrix, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 50-65, 2010;
McWilliams, A., Lockett, A., Katz, J., & Van Fleet, D.D. Who is talking to whom? The network of intellectual influence in management research. Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 61-81, 2009;
Bedeian, A.G., Van Fleet, D.D., & Hyman, H.H. Scientific Achievement and Editorial-Board Membership in the Management Discipline. Organizational Research Methods, 211-238, 2009;
Van Fleet, D.D. Company on the Couch: Filling a Gap in Understanding Organizational Dysfunctioning. Journal of Management Inquiry, 241-241, 2008;
Peterson, T.O., & Van Fleet, D.D. A Tale of Two Situations: An Empirical Study of Not-for-Profit Managerial Leaders’ Behaviors. Public Performance and Management Review, 503-516, 2008;
Van Fleet, D.D. Doing Management History: One Editor’s Views. Journal of Management History, 237-247, 2008.
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AGB 494 - Special Topics
Covers topics of immediate or special interest to a faculty member and students.
BUA 380 - Small Business Leadership
Develops leadership skills needed to form, lead, and operate a small business. Emphasizes creating a vision, research, and problem solving.
BUA 441 - Entrepreneurship & Feasibility
Assessment of the opportunities, risks, and challenges associated with business start-up and continued operation.