Weldon J. Taylor
|Weldon Johnson Taylor|
|Died||August 21, 2000
Provo, Utah, USA
Ph.D. (1952) Marketing
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University
New York University
|Occupation||Former Dean of the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University|
|Religion||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
Weldon Johnson Taylor was an American educator who served as the first Dean of the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University (BYU). He received a B.S. from BYU in 1934, a M.S. from Harvard University in 1937, and a Ph.D. in Marketing from New York University in 1952.
During his lifetime, Taylor served as a statistician for the Federal Power Commission in Washington, D.C., and in his academic career, Taylor took a year’s sabbatical leave in 1963 to join the Ford Foundation to work with the National Institute of Management Development in Cairo, Egypt. He also co-authored the widely used textbook Marketing: An Analytical Approach (1981). Taylor served as the first dean of the Marriott School of Management from 1957 to 1974, helping to create the school's Department of Organizational behavior while there.
- Taylor, Weldon J. (1991). Pragmatics of values: History of the first twenty years of the National Advisory Council in partnership with the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management : 1966-1985. Brigham Young University. ISBN 0-8425-2302-2.