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Raymond Miles

Professor Emeritus and Former Dean
Faculty Advisor, Young Entrepreneurs at Haas
Haas Management of Organizations Group
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Academic Status: Emeritus
Office Hours: By appointment, F486
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


PhD, Organizational Behavior and Industrial Relations, Stanford University
MBA, Industrial Relations, University of North Texas
AB, Journalism, University of North Texas

Positions Held

At Haas since 1963
1992 – present, Professor Emeritus
1971 – 1992, Professor, Haas School of Business
1983 – 1991, Dean, Haas School of Business
1982 – 1983, Director, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley
1980 – 1981, Associate Dean, Haas School of Business
1968 – 1971, Associate Professor, Haas School of Business
1963 – 1968, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business
1958 – 1960, Lecturer, University of North Texas
1955 – 1958, 1st Lt. Pilot, US Air Force

Visiting Positions

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business Administration
University of Texas, Austin
Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, London

External Service and Assignments

  • Consultant: Purdue University (on curriculum restructure); Western Region Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Civilian Manpower Regional Office–US Navy; Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; Hunter’s Point–Bayview Community Health Project; American Public Health Association (Continuing Education Program);
  • Member, board of directors: Union Bank of California, Granite Construction Company
  • Former member, board of directors: INROADS, Bank of California, NETMAP, American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Former member: Western Academy of Management, Industrial Relations Research Association,
  • Former editor: Industrial Relations
  • Former member, editorial board: California Management Review


Current Research and Interests

  • New forms of global organizational strategy and structures, including dynamic network organizations in manufacturing and service industries and cellular firms in knowledge industries
  • Impact of managerial philosophies on strategy and structure design

Selected Papers and Publications

  • Miles, R.E., Snow, C.C., Fjeldstad, O.D., Miles, G. & Lettl, C. (2010) Designing Organizations to Meet 21st-Century Opportunities and Challenges. Organizational Dynamics, 39(2), 93-103.
  • Book  Miles, R. E., Miles, G., & Snow, C. C. (2005).  Collaborative Entrepreneurship: How groups of networked firms use continuous innovation to create economic wealth, Stanford, CA:  Stanford University Press.
  • Miles, Raymond E. “Telling it like it ought to be.” Academy of Management Learning & Education 4.2 (2005): 214-216.
  • Collaborative Entrepreneurship, Stanford University Press, 2005. With Grant Miles and Charles C. Snow.
  • Fit, Failure, and the Hall of Fame: How Companies Succeed or Fail, with Charles Snow. New York: The Free Press, 1994.
  • “Network Organizations: New Concepts for New Forms.” California Management Review(Spring 1986).
  • Organization by Design: Theory and Practice, editor and contributor, with J. Jelinek and J. Litterer. Plano, Texas: Business Publications, Inc., 1986.
  • Organizational Strategy, Structure, and Process, with Charles C. Snow. McGraw-Hill, 1978. (Japanese, German and Chinese language editions). Reissued, with commentary, in the Stanford Business Classics series, 2003.
  • Author of over 60 articles and book chapters.

Honors and Awards

  • Elected fellow, Academy of Management, 1991-present
  • Exxon Award of the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business, 1980

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