W. Fairfield-Sonn, Ph.D.
Dr. James W. Fairfield-Sonn is a Professor
of Management at the University of Hartford.
At the school he teaches courses in Leadership and Management, Managerial
Skills, and Project and Process Management. His primary research interests
center on understanding how corporate culture, technology and intergroup relations influence the quality and
effectiveness of organizations. He has published the results of his findings in
a recent book entitled, Corporate Culture and the Quality
Organization as well as journals such as: Group and
Organization Studies, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Managerial
Finance, Journal of Small Business Management, and Public
Personnel Management. During the last several years he has also lectured in
England, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Sweden as well as throughout the
Jim received his B.S. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a M.S.
from Cornell's School
of Industrial and Labor Relations and a Ph.D. from Yale. Among his honors to date are an Industrial
and Labor Relations Fellowship from Cornell, an Olin Fellowship from Yale and
listing in Who's Who in American Education. In addition, he was Chair of the
Management Department from 1987-90 and Director of the Executive MBA program