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Dr. Jerry D. Estenson

Professor  in Organizational Behavior

Office Number: TAH-2048
Office Phone: 278-6781
Alternate: 557-5738 (Voice Mail)

Fax: 967-6410

E-mail Address:

Spring 2005 Classes

OBE 130-14  TR 3:00-4:15 PM  BRH-202

OBE 150-15  TR 6:00-7:15 PM  LIB-53

OBE 150-16  TR 6:00-7:15 PM  LIB-11
Spring 2005 Office Hours

TR 2:15-2:45 PM

TR 4:30-5:30 PM
(And by Appointment)


About The Instructor                                                                

Dr. Jerry  Estenson is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at California State University, Sacramento.

Professor Estenson has spent twenty-five years working in various management positions to Chief Administrative and Operations Officer of a public agency and Chief Executive Officer of two private corporations. He is dedicated to taking his hands-on experience to academics where he has created courses, which link theory and action. His current research interests include communication systems used in facilitating organizational change and leadership in rapidly changing environments.

He has taught and consulted across sectors and borders. Internationally he assisted in the development of market based management curriculum at Far Eastern State University in Valdivostok, Russia, taught public sector management at the Russian Customs Academy, and conducted seminars in organizational design and behavior for public and private sector managers in Valdivostok and Kharbarosk, RFE. In China he taught TQM methodology and management to China Merchant's Banks, the National Coal Industry, and to members of the Shanghai Light Industry Council. Work in the United States includes assisting numerous public and private organizations build systems to help manage the human dimensions of change.

He is a former member of the U.S Army's Special Forces where he was as a Project Delta Recon Team Leader. He is a past president of the Industrial Relations Research Association of Northern California and has served on the board of directors of Sutter Hospital's Planned Giving Foundation while actively supporting the formation of the Victim of Violent Acts Foundation.