Oestreich, Herbert (1928-2010)
Organization & Management, College of Business
Year Retired from SJSU
Cornell University, 1968 Ph.D.
University of Illinois, 1957 MA
Kent State University, 1955 BS
San Jose State University, 1968-1994
Administrative and Professional Experience
Five years experience as personnel manager and employment manager in high‑tech and R&D firms.
Extensive consulting and training experience in a wide range of human resource, management, and labor relations areas.
Over 20 years experience as a labor arbitrator, mediator and fact finder.
"Ready or Not: The Disabilities Act is Here," Northern California Executive Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, Fall 1992.
"The War on Drug Testing," Northern California Executive Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, Fall 1990. Reprinted also in Richard P. Fisher, Employee Manual Maker, JIAN Publishers, 1992.
"Wrongful Discharge: Dancing Over Land Mines" (Featured Article), Northern California Executive Review, Vol 4, No. 1, Spring 1990. (Co‑authored with Ros McIntosh.) Reprinted also in Richard P. Fisher, Employee Manual Maker, JIAN Publishers, 1992.
"Compulsory Interest Arbitration for Police and Firefighters," California Labor and Employment Law Quarterly (State Bar of California), Vol. 3, No. 2, Spring 1984.
"Are Faculty References Still Worth the Effort?" Journal of College Placement, Vol. 35, No. 2, Winter 1975. (Empirical study co‑authored with Ed Clements and Kelly McGinnis.)
"Attitudes Toward Bargaining and Strikes in Public Employment: A Survey," California Public Employee Relations(published by University of California, Berkeley), No. 23, December 1974 (co‑authored with Pete Zidnak).
"San Francisco Convention and Visitor Study," Institute for Business and Economic Research, San Jose State University, Vol. 1 published 1971, Vol. 2 published 1972. (Co‑authored with Dr. Dirk Wassenaar.)
"Review of Programs for Disadvantaged Minorities at Boise Cascade Corporation," Institute for Business and Economic Research, San Jose State University, May 1970. (Project Director and Editor of nationwide interview study.)
"Foremanship," Connecticut Industry, Vol. 46, No. 5, May 1968. (Article on situational leadership.)
Published Software And Book Reviews:
"Timepoint Scheduler Product Review," Software review published in HR/PC Quarterly (Human Resource Personal Computer Journal), Vol 11.2, Winter 1995 (co‑authored with George Whaley and Richard Machado).
"EASY‑GEN: Employee Attitude Survey Generator," Software review published in HR/PC Quarterly (Human Resource Personal Computer Journal), Vol. 8.5, May 16‑June 30, 1993 (co‑authored with George Whaley and William Jiang).
John Seiler. Systems Analysis in Organizational Behavior. Book review published in Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 22, No. 1, October 1968.
Carlos Rama. Die Arbeiterbewegung in Lateinamerika. Book review published in Hispanic American Historical Review, Vol. XLIV, No. 2, May 1968.
In addition, over 30 full length arbitration opinions published in professional reference works such as Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., and Commerce Clearing House.