Associate Professor  John W. Lewis III           MB 021-07

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Organization Studies Department
Fulton Hall 426A
Carroll School of Management
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

(617)-552-4013 (Voice)
(617)-552-4230 (Fax)


John W. Lewis, III received a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University. Before joining academia, Dr. Lewis spent eleven years as a human resources manager with TRW, Inc. Since coming to Boston College in 1970 he has served as the chairperson of the department and the acting dean of the Graduate School of Management. Currently, he is the advisor to Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honor society. Dr. Lewis has consulted for numerous profit and non-profit organizations. He has served as faculty coordinator for Development of Entrepreneurs in Boston for Ireland Program, a joint venture between Boston College and Ulster University.

Research Interests

Dr. Lewis's interests have focused on managerial effectiveness, especially at the middle management levels, the use of hypermedia in teaching, mergers and acquisitions, and collateral organizations.

Selected Publications

Lewis, John W. III and McGrath, Robert (1996). Brian McGrath and Beacon Hill Publishing. In Judith R. Gordon, Organizational Behavior: A Diagnostic Approach, 5th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Lewis, John W. III (1993). Ned Wicker, The Division Controller, and A Group Meeting. In Dalmar Fisher, Communication in Organizations, 2nd ed. St. Paul, MN: West.

Lewis, John W. III (1992). Holly & Morgan. In J. Wagner and J.A. Hollenback, The Management of Organizational Behavior. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Buono, A.F., Bowditch, J.L., and Lewis, John W. III (1988) The cultural dynamics of transformation: The case of a bank merger. In Ralph H. Kilmann,, Corporate Transformation: Revitalizing Organizations for a Competitive World. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1988.

Lewis, John W. III (1988). Breaking the Quality Circle. Personnel Administrator.

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