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Vernon Buck

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353200
Seattle, WA 98195-3200

I have serious concerns about the future impact of the stress in our lives. We should be mindful of the Swedish aphorism, ‘People are adaptable, but they are also deformable.

Vernon Buck

Professor Emeritus


PhD Cornell University (1963)
MS Cornell University (1960)
BA Yale University (1956)

Current Research

Work stress and mental health of employees

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 1968
Lecturer and Assistant Professor, Yale University, 1961-1958
Personnel and Labor Relations, General Mills, 1856-1958
Visiting Professor at IMD (formerly the IMEDE Management Development Institute in Lausanne, Switzerland)

Selected Publications

  1. Dealing with Job Stress: Issues for the ‘80’s
    Journal Article:Buck, V.E., (1980). Revue Economique et Sociale,
  2. The Evaluation of Continuing Education for Professionals: A Systems View
    Book:Le Breton , P.P., (1979). Toward Professionals Managing Professionals: A Case Study of Career Development for Women Librarians. Division of Academic and Professional Programs, Continuing Education, University of Washington
  3. Working Under Pressure
    Book:Buck, V.E., (1972). Crane, Russak & Co

Academic Service

Faculty Director, University of Washington Executive MBA Program
Director, Doctoral Program for the University of Washington School of Business