Jack Drexler

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Ph.D. The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1975 Psychology (Organizational)
M.A. Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1971 Psychology (Social)
B.A. Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1968 Psychology

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Jack Drexler was an Associate Professor in the College of Business at Oregon State University with over 25 years of teaching experience in the areas of leadership, team building and organization change. His educational background includes B.A. and M.A. degrees from Wayne State University and a Ph.D. in organizational psychology from The University of Michigan. Drexler worked with a variety of business and service organizations including unionized settings, wood products, glass manufacturing, academic settings, banks, military, construction, health care organizations, public utility, large law firm, research and development, oil and petrochemicals, high-technology multi-national conglomerates, newspapers and others.


Oregon State University College of Business

1985 - 2014, Associate Professor of Management


Graduate Council Review Committees Crop and Soil Sciences, 1994 Agricultural Education, 1995 Family Resource Management, 1996

Graduate Council Member, 1994-98 Chairman, 1995-97

Curriculum Council Member, 1990-93, 2001-present

Task Force on Families and Communities in Transition Member, 1990-91

Faculty Senate Member, 1993 - 1994; 1998-2000

College of Business Graduate Program Committee Member, 1993-1994 Member, 1997-1998

Department of Management BA 352 Course Coordinator, 1991-Present

Management Option Coordinator, 1999-present

Athletic Advisory Board, 1998-present


Larson, E., Drexler, J. (2010). Project Management in Real Time: A Service-Learning Project. Journal of Management Education, 34(4), 551-573.

Neubaum, D., Pagell, M., Drexler, J., Ryan, F. M., Larson, E. (2009). Business Education and Its Relationship to Student Personal Moral Philosophies and Attitudes Toward Profits: An Empirical Response to Critics. Academy of Management Learning and Education Journal, 8(1), 9-24.

Drexler, J.A., Jr., Beehr, T.A., and Stetz, T.A. (2001). Peer appraisals: Differentiation of individual performance on group tasks. Human Resource Management, 40 (4), 333-345.

Drexler, J. A., Jr. (2000). Franklin Equipment, Ltd. In C. F. Gray and E. W. Larson, Project Management: The Managerial Process. Burr Ridge , IL : Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 325-328.

Drexler, J. A., Jr. and Larson, E. W. (2000). Partnering: Why project owner-contractor relationships change. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 126 (4), 293-297.

Drexler, J. A., Jr. and Kleinsorge, I. K. (2000). Using total quality processes and learning outcome assessments to develop management curricula. Journal of Management Education, 24 (2), 167-182.

Browne, B.A., Drexler, J. A., Jr. and Browne, W.G. (1998). Using Q: An exploratory investigation of the hiring criteria of employers of marketing graduates. In L. J. Morris and M. T. Curren (Eds.) Proceedings of the Western Marketing Educators’ Association, 22-27.

Coakley, J. R., Drexler, J. A., Jr., Kircher, A. E., and Larson, E. W. (1998). Using a computer-based version of the beer game - lessons learned. Journal of Management Education, 22(3), 416-424.

Beehr, T. A., Drexler, J. A., Jr., and Faulkner, S. "Working in Small Family Businesses: Empirical Comparisons Non-Family Businesses," Journal of Organizational Behavior, 1997, 18, 297-312.

Larson, E.W. and Drexler, J.A., Jr., "Barriers to Project Partnering: Report from the Firing Line," Project Management Journal, 1997, 28(1), 46-52.

Coakley, J. R., Drexler, J. A., Jr., Kircher, A. E., and Larson, E. W. "Using a Computer-Based Versiion of the Beer Game - Lessons Learned," Journal of Management Education, 1998.

Proceedings and Conference Presentations:

Larson, E. (Presenter & Author), Drexler, J. (Author Only), PMI International Symposium on Research and Education, "Using Fund Raisers to Teach Project Management Tools and Principles," Project Management Institute, Washington DC. (August 21, 2010).

West, M. (Presenter & Author), Drexler, J. (Author Only), McKee-Ryan, F. (Author Only), King, N. (Author Only), Hsieh, P.-H. (Author Only), Annual Meeting, "Electronic (E-) Recruiting: Manager Perceptions of the Advantages and Disadvantages and a Comparison by Firm Size," Southwest Academy of Management, Houston, Texas. (March 5, 2008).

Neubaum, D. (Presenter & Author), Drexler, J. (Author Only), Larson, E. (Author Only), Pagel, M. (Author Only), McKee-Ryan, F. (Author Only), Academy of Management Annual Meeting, "Business education, personal moral philosophies and “profits-first” mentalities: An empirical response to critics," Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA. (August 2006).

Drexler, J., Jackson, J. J., Dean, K. L., Gillespie, J., Konz, G. N., Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, "Journal of Management Education Reviewing and Publishing," Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA. (August 2004).

Drexler, J.A., Jr. and Larson, E.W. (2000). Website creation: Integrating information technology skills into the international management curriculum. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management , Toronto , ON , August.

Drexler, J.A., Jr., Stetz, T.A. and Beehr, T.A. Performance Differentiation and Non-Differentiation in Peer Evaluations. Accepted for presentation at the Western Academy of Management Meeting, Portland, OR, March 1998.

Beehr, T.A., Faulkner, S.L. Drexler, J.A., Jr., and McMullin, K.A. Conflicts and Advantages Due to Working in the Family Business. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, 1993.

Browne, B.A., Drexler, J.A., Jr. and Browne, W.G. Using Q: An Exploratory Investigation of the Hiring Criteria of Employers of Marketing Graduates. Proceedings of the Western Marketing Educators’ Association. (in press)

Professional Affiliations:

Academy of Management

American Psychological Society

Organizational Behavior Teaching Society

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Western Academy of Management

Regular paper referee for national and regional conventions and ad hoc referee for journals.

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