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Brian Blume, Ph.D.

Professor of Organizational Behavior and HR Management, Interim Associate Director of the Hagerman Center

Brian D. Blume joined the faculty of the School of Management in 2006. He obtained an MBA degree from Bradley University and has experience as a manager in the healthcare industry. Brian teaches courses on 'Human Behavior in Organizations' and 'Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation'.

His research focuses on the transfer of training, forced distribution performance management systems, organizational citizenship behaviors, and characteristics of entrepreneurs that are associated with successful new ventures. He has published his research in journals such as the Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business & Psychology, Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology, 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.