Tom Brown

  • Academic Director, GDBA and Part-Time MBA
  • Term Senior Lecturer, Management and Organization Studies
  • B.Eng. (UBC), EMBA (SFU), EdD (SFU)

    Segal Room: SGL 3315
    Segal Phone: 778.782.3574

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    Tom teaches business ethics in the GDBA, MBA, and undergraduate programs and serves as Academic Director of Beedie’s online Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) and Part-Time MBA programs. 

    Tom has an academic and practical background in communications, program development and instructional design. His research interests are located at the intersection of university teaching and business ethics with a particular interest in online education.

    Since 1998, Tom has held a variety of senior administrative positions in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. Tom holds an MBA and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from SFU. 


    Selected Publications

    Articles and Reports

    Brown, T. (2015). Locating practical wisdom in Bolsot's information space. Challenging Organisations and Society, 4(2), 768-781.

    Wagenheim, G., Brown, T., & Crispo, A. (2013). Creating learning and change through reflective conversations. Challenging Organisations and Society, 2(1), 184-203.

    Wagenheim, G., Brown, T., & Crispo, A. (2013). Editors' Comments: How a reflective hybrid approach can change how we think about and take action in our work. Challenging Organisations and Society, 2(1), 179-183.

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