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Brad Winn

Brad Winn

Professional Practice Professor of Leadership and Director of Professional MBA Programs

Department(s):
  • Marketing and Strategy Department
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Human Resources

Contact Information

Office Location:
USU Salt Lake Center
DialPhone: 435.851.2002
SendEmail: brad.winn@usu.edu


Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1996
MPA, Brigham Young University, 1991
BS, Engineering, Purdue, 1989

Biography

Bradley A. Winn, a leader in Utah higher education and state government, has served in executive positions, including assistant commissioner for academic affairs (USHE - Board of Regents), provost and academic vice president (Snow College), vice president and dean (UVU), and as the higher education policy analyst for former Governor Michael O Leavitt.

Dr. Winn currently serves on the board of the Utah HR Executive Roundtable and on the publications committee for the HR People & Strategy association (SHRM’s Executive Network). In this capacity he is the Linking Theory & Practice Editor for the People & Strategy Journal.

During his distinguished career he has devoted time to serve the citizens of Utah as an elected member of the Utah State House of Representatives. Representative Winn was appointed vice chair of the Government Operations Committee and the Public Utilities and Technology Committee. He also served as a member of the Higher Education; Economic Development; Capital Facilities; Natural Resources, Agriculture, & Environment; Revenue & Taxation; and House Rules committees.

Before serving in higher education and state government, he worked in business and industry as a senior manager for the Novations consulting firm and as an engineer at ATK Thiokol for the space shuttle booster program.

Dr. Winn joined the faculty of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University in October 2009 where he teaches and conducts research on organizational leadership and strategy. In addition, he serves as the director of the graduate HR Executive Program (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmAhYCSv-6s) and as the associate director of the Professional MBA Program. 

Brad is a popular, award-winning professor who presents regularly at national conferences and events. He has twice received Instructor of the Year awards and has previously taught as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Utah and a visiting scholar at the American University of Sharjah (UAE) and the University of Balamand (Lebanon).

Dr. Winn and his wife, Johanna, are the parents of five children. In addition to family activities he enjoys traveling, camping, hiking and singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

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Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

      Book Chapters

    • Winn, B., Lake, D., (2013). Common and Customized Competencies: Similarities and Differences Around the Worl. McGraw-Hill
    • Cameron, K.S, Winn, B., (2012). "Virtuousness in Organizations" in the Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship. Oxford University Press *
    • Glen, L.M, Johnson, D.W, Winn, B., (2004). Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases. Strategic Management, Tenth Edition
    • Winn, B., (1996). Quality Leadership: An Empirical Test of the Baldrige Framework. Prescott Publishing Co.

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Flannigan, R., Bishop, J., Brachle, B., Winn, B., (2017). Leadership and Small Firm Performance: The Moderating Effects of Demographic Characteristics.. Creighton Journal for Interdisciplinary Leadership
        • Albrecht, C., Gardner, T., Allred, S., Winn, B., Condie, A., (2016). To Sit at the Table, You have to Know the Language: Important Financial Metrics for HR Directors.. Strategic HR Review, 15:3
        • Bright, D., Winn, B., Kanov, J., (2014). Reconsidering Virtue: Differences of Perspective in Virtue Ethics and the Positive Social Sciences. Journal of Business Ethics, 119:4, 445-460. doi: DOI 10.1007/s10551-013-1832-x
        • Spencer, M.H, Winn, B., (2005). Evaluating the Success of Strategic Change Against Kotter's Eight Steps. . Planning for Higher Education, 33:2
        • Hoyt, J.E, Winn, B., (2004). Understanding Our College Student Bodies: Retention Among Drop-outs, Stop-outs, Opt-outs, and Transfer-outs. NASPA, 41:3
        • Winn, B., Cameron, K.S, (1998). Organizational Quality: An Examination of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Framework. Research in Higher Education, 39:5
        • Professional Journal

        • Fuda, P., Winn, B., (2017). Change Champs and Change Chumps: A Story of Leaders, Burning Ambitions and Alignment. HRPS People & Strategy, 40:2 *
        • Winn, B., (2017). When Great Leaders Leave, Do Our Best Employees Stay?. HRPS People & Strategy, 40:1 *
        • Winn, B., (2016). Your Body At Work: Physiology, Neuroscience, and Leadership. HRPS People & Strategy, 39:2 *
        • Winn, B., (2016). Risky Leadership Networks: When Leaders Leak Strategic Knowledge. HRPS, 39:1 *
        • Winn, B., (2015). Emerging HR leaders and lessons learned in business school: A match made in heaven?. People & Strategy Journal, 38:4 *
        • Winn, B., (2015). Rethinking Governance: A New Agenda for Organizational Leadership. People & Strategy Journal, 38:2 *
        • Winn, B., (2015). Do sweat the small stuff: How leaders can positively affect human wellbeing in a big way. . People & Strategy Journal, 38:1 *
        • Winn, B., (2014). Expanding globally: Where in the world should we go next?. People & Strategy Journal, 37:3 *
        • Winn, B., (2014). Forcing change: When coercive strategies trump participative efforts in creating long-lasting cultural changes. . People & Strategy Journal *
        • Winn, B., (2014). Powerful leaders and punishment in the workplace: Does might make right?. People & Strategy Journal, 4:36 *
        • Winn, B., (2013). Learning to lead with cultural intelligence: When do global leaders learn best?. People & Strategy Journal, 36:3 *
        • Winn, B., (2013). Leading big change and employer rebranding: "Is this still a great place to work?". People & Strategy Journal, 36:2 *
        • McCann, J., Winn, B., (2013). Sustaining Purpose for Impact. People & Strategy Journal, 35:4 *
        • Winn, B., McCann, J., (2013). Thought Leaders (Ideological Capital): An Interview with Kim Cameron. People & Strategy Journal35.4, 12-14. *
        • Winn, B., Buttars, E., Holland, D., Albrecht, C., (2012). Developing Organizational Trust as a Foundation for Success. Corporate Finance Review, 16:5, 5-9.

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  MGT 3800 - Leadership, Spring 2018

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2018

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2017

                  MGT 6330 - Applied Human Resources Research, Summer 2017

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Summer 2017

                  CEMG, MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Summer 2017

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Summer 2017

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Summer 2017

                  MGT 6330 - Applied Human Resources Research, Spring 2017

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Spring 2017

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Spring 2017

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2017

                  MGT 6620 - Training and Organizational Development, Spring 2017

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Fall 2016

                  MGT 6330 - Applied Human Resources Research, Summer 2016

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Summer 2016

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Summer 2016

                  MGT 6870 - Global Strategic Thinking, Spring 2016

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Spring 2016

                  MGT 6620 - Training and Organizational Development, Spring 2016

                  MGT 6870 - Global Strategic Thinking, Fall 2015

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Fall 2015

                  MGT 6330 - Applied Human Resources Research, Summer 2015

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Spring 2015

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiations for Executives, Spring 2015

                  MGT 6620 - Training & Organizational Development, Spring 2015

                  MGT 6620 - Training and Organizational Development, Spring 2015

                  MGT 6780 - Ethics and Business in a Global Society, Fall 2014

                  MGT 6900 - Independent Research and Reading, Fall 2014

                  MGT 6330 - Applied Human Resources Research, Summer 2014

                  MGT 6780 - Ethics and Business in a Global Society, Summer 2014

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Summer 2014

                  MGT 6620 - Training and Organizational Development, Spring 2014

                  MGT 6620 - Training and Organizational Development, Spring 2014

                  MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Fall 2013

                  MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Fall 2013

                  MGT 3710 - Team Management, Fall 2013

                  MGT 6330 - Applied Human Resources Research, Summer 2013

                  MGT 6330 - Applied Human Resources Research, Summer 2013

                  MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Summer 2013

                  MGT 6325 - Global HR Leadership, Spring 2013

                  MGT 3510 - New Venture Fundamentals, Spring 2013

                  MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Spring 2013

                  MGT 6620 - Training and Organizational Development, Spring 2013

                  MGT 6620 - Training and Organizational Development, Fall 2012

                  BUS 3710 - Interpersonal and Team Skills, Summer 2012

                  BUS 3610 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Spring 2012

                  MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Spring 2012

                  MGT 6650 - Team and Interpersonal Effectiveness, Spring 2012

                  MGT 6690 - Human Resource Strategy, Fall 2011

                  MGT 6620 - Training and Organizational Development, Fall 2011

                  BUS 3610 - INTRO ENTREP, Summer 2011

                  BUS 3610 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Summer 2011

                  BUS 3710 - INTERPER & TEAM SKILLS, Spring 2011

                  BUS 3710 - INTERPER & TEAM SKILLS, Spring 2011

                  BUS 3710 - INTERPER & TEAM SKILLS, Spring 2011

                  BUS 3710 - INTERPER & TEAM SKILLS, Spring 2011

                  BUS 3710 - INTERPER & TEAM SKILLS, Spring 2011

                  BUS 3710 - INTERPER & TEAM SKILLS, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6300 - LEADERSHIP AND OE, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2011

                  MGT 6620 - TRAINING & ORG DEV, Fall 2010

                  MGT 6650 - TEAM/INTERPERS EFF, Spring 2010

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 1999

                  MHR 3710 - DEV TEAM/INTERP SKIL, Fall 1998