Brian Blume, Ph.D.
Brian D. Blume joined the faculty of the School of Management in 2006. He obtained an MBA degree from Bradley University and his Ph.D from Indiana University. He has experience as a manager in the healthcare industry. Brian teaches courses on 'Human Behavior in Organizations', 'Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation', and ‘Leading Organizational Change’.
His research focuses on the transfer of training, forced distribution performance management systems, characteristics of entrepreneurs that are associated with successful new ventures, and leadership development. He has published his research in journals such as the Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business & Psychology, Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, and the Journal of Business Venturing. He has received research grants from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Graduate Management Admissions Council. Brian is an active member of the Academy of Management organization and serves on multiple committees for the School of Management.