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Fearon, Harold


Abstract Born in Pittsburgh, PA and raised in a small town in Indiana (Seymour, IN), Harold Fearon received his BA in Management and his MBA from Indiana University where he became interested in teaching as a career. After his military service, he went to Michigan State University where he received his PhD in Management with a dissertation titled “Purchasing Research in American Business”. His specialty was industrial purchasing.

Harold was invited to come to ASU to be part of the College of Business by a former professor from IU who had moved to ASU. He talks about how he promised to only stay 2 years and has been here close to 30! During his time at ASU he was chair of the Department of Management in the College of Business. He became chair of t... (more)
Table of Contents 1. Introduction/Childhood @ 00:00:20
2. Indiana University – Student @ 00:05:40
3. Michigan State University – Faculty/Student @ 00:09:20
a. Dissertation @ 00:14:45
4. First Paying Job @ 00:17:25
5. Why Indiana University? @ 00:20:40
6. Military Service @ 00:22:00
7. Road to ASU @ 00:24:50
8. Early Retirement Program @ 00:29:50
9. ASU (When he first arrived) @ 00:32:10
a. G. Homer Durham @ 00:34:10
b. College of Business @ 00:35:00
10. The 60’s (protests) @ 00:38:40
11. Growth of the Department/Career Growth @ 00:40:40
12. Changes in teaching business management @ 00:43:30
13. Interesting Experiences while at ASU @ 00:46:00
a. Filming of “The Nutty Professor” on campus @ 00:46:00
14. Decision to stay at ASU @ 00:47:53
15. S... (more)
Created Date 2007-01-12
Contributor Stevenson, Pam (Interviewer) / Agave Productions (Contractor) / Arizona State University Retirees Association
Subject Departments / Purchasing / Memorable Events / Campus Protests / People / Durham, G. Homer / Community / Rio Salado Bank / Research / The Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies
Series Faculty, Business
Type Moving Image
Extent 103 minutes
Language English
Copyright
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Citation Fearon, Harold. Interview. 12 Jan. 2007. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents. https://repository.asu.edu/items/35766
Note Pam Stevenson, Editor; Manny Garcia, Videographer; Bob Francis, Chair Video History Project.
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  Harold Fearon interview, 2007
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