Chester Irving Barnard was an American business executive, public administrator, and the author of pioneering work in management theory and organizational studies.
John von Neumann was a pioneer of digital computers, the operating theory of quantum mechanics, the creator of game theory and the concept of celliform automata.
James Buchanan is the most influental leader of public choice theory, which for his research on political decision making in 1986 received Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. The prize was awarded "for his development of the contractual and constitutional bases for the theroy of economic and political decision-making".
Philip E. Vernon was a British psychologist. He devoted to intelligence research and came up with his own definition of social intelligence.
Peter Weill is a Senior Research Scientist and Chair of the Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His work centers on the role, value, and governance of digitization in enterprises. In 2008, Weill war ranked as #24 of The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, the highest-ranked academic.
American marketing specialist Philip Kotler is considered one of the leading and best known authorities in the field of marketing.
Hirotaka Takeuchi is a Harvard Business School professor, and consultant.
Albion Woodbury Small founded the first Department of Sociology in the world at the University of Chicago. In 1895, he established a magazine American Journal of Sociology.
Philip Selznick was professor of sociology and law at the University of California, Berkeley. A noted author in organizational theory, sociology of law and public administration.
Harold Koontz was a management professor and consultant. He formerly co-authored together with Heinz Weihrich the internationally acclaimed management textbook Management: A Global Perspective.