Professional Practice Professor of Leadership & Strategy, Executive MBA DirectorDepartment(s):
- Marketing and Strategy
- Master of Business Administration
Contact InformationEccless Business Building 315
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1996
MPA, Brigham Young University, 1991
BS, Engineering, Purdue, 1989
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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.