John Mauriel

Associate Professor, Emeritus
Carlson,Strategic Mgmt Research Ctr


  • AB 1953
    Economics Univ. of Michigan

  • MBA 1961
    Harvard Univ.

  • DBA 1964
    Business Policy and Executive Development Harvard Univ.


  • Executive education
  • Implementing strategic change
  • Helping New Social Ventures grow and succeed


John J. Mauriel, Jr.

Curriculum Vitae

Carlson School of Management                                         Residence/Home Office

271 19th Avenue South

France Avenue South University of Minnesota                                                           
Edina MN 

(612) 624-5845                                                                       (952) 920-8933


Present Position

            Emeritus Faculty


University of Michigan       AB  in Economics

Harvard Business School    MBA, DBA

Previous Education Positions

            Served successively as Research Assistant, Lecturer on Economics and Lecturer   in Business Administration at Harvard Business School

Carlson School of Management - Faculty member 1965-2005

     ..Founded and directed the Executive Development Center and the Minnesota Executive Program

                 ..Director of Bush Educators Program -- a two-year course                   for
Minnesota    educational leaders

Visiting Scholar -- Stanford University    School of Education, winter 1990.

            Visiting Professor – North European Management Institute, 1975-6

Current Research Interests

            The Design and Delivery of Leadership Development Programs

            Evaluation of nonprofit organizations attempting to improve society


Business Experience

            Worked as IBM Data Processing Representative designing, selling, and installing             Management Information and Control Systems, 1957-1959.


Board Memberships

H.B. Fuller Company, 1968-2004  (A Fortune "1000" Industrial Company)     Other smaller corporate boards

Independent School District 275, Golden Valley, Minnesota, 1977-1980

            Mercy Missionaries (chairperson), 1984-present (Northside Minneapolis)

            Friends of the University of Minnesota Library, 2004-2008

            Northside Achievement Zone   2010-

             Social Venture Partners Minnesota  2008-      

Military Service -      Korean War Veteran --U.S. Navy Supply Officer, 1953-1956

Honors - Listed in Who's Who in Midwest and Who's Who in Finance and Industry


 Selected Articles

"Cooperation and Collaboration: Reality or Rhetoric"    International Journal of  Leadership in Education, accepted for publication in 2004 – with Roger Jenni

"What Is Your Company's Audit Culture?"  The Corporate Board, Vol23 # 137 (Nov./Dec 2002)

"A Framework for Linking Culture and Improvement Initiatives in Organizations"
Academy of
Review, October 2000, (with Detert and Schroeder)

 "Quality Management in
U.S. High Schools:  Evidence from the Field" Journal of School Leadership, March  (2000) with Detert, Kopel and Jenni

"An Instrument for Measuring Quality Practices in Education" Quality Management Journal 2000 (with Detert, Kopel and Jenni)

"School-Based Management: Doomed to Failure?" Education and Urban Society, August 1989, with Karin Lindquist

"Evaluation and Control of Overseas Operations," Management Accounting, May 1969

"Misevaluation of
Investment Center Performance," Harvard Business Review, March-   April, 1966



Over twenty five Cases  Published by Intercollegiate Case Clearinghouse, Cases in Public Policy and in text books.


The Logic of Strategy [with D. Gilbert, RE Freeman, E. Hartman] (Ballinger, 1988).

Strategic Leadership for Schools (Jossey-Bass, 1989).

Teacher's Guide for Management Accounting: Text and Cases, third edition (with Robert N. Anthony, Richard D. Irwin 1964

Book Chapters

      "Depth versus Breadth in Innovation Implementation" [with Karin Lindquist] in Research on the Management of Innovation, Van de Ven et al. (Eds.) Cambridge, MA.  Harper & Row, 1989.

"Computer Assisted Planning Models: A Functional Analysis," with G.W. Dickson and J.C. Anderson, in Corporate Simulation Models, edited by Albert N. Schreiber, University of Washington, 1970.

Selected Works

  • An Instrument for Measuring Quality Practices in Education Quality Management Journal 2000 with J. Detert, Kopel and Jenni (forthcoming)
  • Strategic Leadership for Local School Districts, Jossey-Bass, 1989
  • School-Based Management: Doomed to Failure?, Educational and Urban Society, 1989
  • Depth and Breadth in Innovation Implementation: The Case of School-Based Management, Research on the Management of Innovation, A. Van de Ven, H. Angle and M. Poole (eds.), Ballinger Publishing Co., 1988
  • The Logic of Strategy, Ballinger Publishing Co., 1988
  • A Framework for Linking Culture and Improvement Initiatives in Organizations, with J. Detert and R. Schroeder, Academy of Management Review, October 2000
  • Cooperation and Collaboration: Reality or Rhetoric? International Journal of Leadership in Education, April-June 2004.

Current Activities

Administrative Appointments

  • Paarish Council - Past Chair and current member

Community Relationships

  • Chairperson of the board, Mercy Missionaries
  • Rotary Community Service Committee, Ambassadorial Scholarship Committee
  • Board Member, Academy of North Minneapolis, Public Charter School
  • Partner - Social Venture Partners, Minnesota
  • Grants Committee - Catholic Community Foundation
  • Member of Finance Council - Church of St Patrick
John J Mauriel
(952) 920-8933
3-428 CarlSMgmt