Brad Winn

Professional Practice Professor of Leadership & Strategy,
Executive MBA Director

Department(s):
  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center

Brad Winn

Contact Information

  Logan Main Campus
  435.851.2002
  brad.winn@usu.edu
Curriculum Vitae
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Education

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, has served in executive positions including Assistant Commissioner for Academic Affairs for the Utah System of Higher Education/Board of Regents, Vice President and Dean for Utah Valley University, and Provost & Academic Vice President for Snow College.   Dr. Winn is currently a Professor of Practice in Leadership & Strategy and Executive MBA Director for the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.  He also serves on the board of the Utah HR Executive Roundtable and has been appointed Senior Editor for People + Strategy, the journal of SHRM’s Executive Network.  Brad is passionate about teaching and conducting research on how leaders can make organizations more productive and humane.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 and as the higher education policy analyst for former Governor Michael O Leavitt. Representative Winn was appoin...

Bradley A. Winn, a leader in Utah higher education, has served in executive positions including Assistant Commissioner for Academic Affairs for the Utah System of Higher Education/Board of Regents, Vice President and Dean for Utah Valley University, and Provost & Academic Vice President for Snow College.

 

Dr. Winn is currently a Professor of Practice in Leadership & Strategy and Executive MBA Director for the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.  He also serves on the board of the Utah HR Executive Roundtable and has been appointed Senior Editor for People + Strategy, the journal of SHRM’s Executive Network.  Brad is passionate about teaching and conducting research on how leaders can make organizations more productive and humane.

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 and as the higher education policy analyst for former Governor Michael O Leavitt. 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 Space Engineer at ATK Thiokol for the space shuttle booster 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 is the recipient of the “Faculty Service of the Year” award.  He has previously taught as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Utah, Visiting Scholar at the American University of Sharjah (UAE), Visiting Professor at the University of Balamand (Lebanon), and as an adjunct at Brigham Young University.

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 Tabernacle Choir.

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News Articles

Huntsman Professor's Research Sparks Discussions About "Organizational Virtue" (The Huntsman Post - December 2013)

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., (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.

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.

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    MSLE 3800 - Leadership, Fall 2020
    MSLE 6741 - Leadership Development, Fall 2020
    MSLE 6200 - Executive Influence, Summer 2020
    MSLE 3800 - Leadership, Summer 2020
    MSLE 3800 - Leadership, Summer 2020
    MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Summer 2020
    MSLE 6200 - Executive Influence, Spring 2020
    MSLE 3800 - Leadership, Spring 2020
    MSLE 6900 - Independent Research and Reading, Fall 2019
    MSLE 6741 - Leadership Development, Fall 2019
    MSLE 6741 - Leadership Development, Fall 2019
    MGT 6330 - Applied Human Resources Research, Summer 2019
    MSLE 6200 - Executive Influence, Summer 2019
    MSLE 6900 - Independent Research and Reading, Summer 2019
    MSLE 6900 - Independent Research and Reading, Summer 2019
    MSLE 6900 - Independent Research and Reading, Summer 2019
    MSLE 6900 - Independent Research and Reading, Summer 2019
    MSLE 3800 - Leadership, Summer 2019
    MSLE 3800 - Leadership, Summer 2019
    MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Summer 2019
    MSLE 6200 - Executive Influence, Spring 2019
    MSLE 6200 - Executive Influence, Spring 2019
    MGT 6900 - Independent Research and Reading, Fall 2018
    MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2018
    MGT 6330 - Applied Human Resources Research, Summer 2018
    MGT 6200 - Negotiation For Executives, Summer 2018
    CEMG 4600 - Negotiations, Summer 2018
    MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Summer 2018
    MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Summer 2018
    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