Donald Helmich

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Donald Helmich

Donald Helmich
Professor of Management Science

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Phone | (619) 260-4874
Office | Alcala West, Coronado 208

    Professor of Management Science

    • Ph.D. University of Oregon, Industrial Management
    • MBA University of Oregon, Industrial Management
    • B.B.A. University of Hawaii, Production Management

    Don Helmich, professor of Management Science, joined the faculty in 1975. Prior to completing his formal education, he served in the U.S. Army in Southeast Asia (Vietnam) with the Aviation Battalion of the 25th Infantry Division. He was a National Defense Education Act Fellow during his graduate work at the University of Oregon. He has extended his background in management science into research on executive succession with corporate organizations. He has published numerous refereed empirical journals that culminated in both a hard cover and paperback version of the book Executive Succession: Toward Excellence in Corporate Leadership. He was awarded graduate teacher of the year in 1991 and has received the Steber Professorship in 1993-1994. He was student at U.S.D. in 1961 and he saw the first construction of U.S.D. buildings in 1948-1949.

    Selected Current Research

    Journal Article, Academic Journal

    Helmich, D. (2012). CEO SUCCESION AND ORGANIZATION TRANSITIONS: CASE OF STATE OWNED ENTERPRISES. Chinese Management Studies/Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 6 (4), 568-581.