Biography

Dr. Bruno Dyck, who joined the Asper School in 1990, is a management and organizational theorist currently holding the Norman Frohlich Professorship in Business Sustainability. His current teaching and research interests focus on Social and Ecological Thought (SET) management, an approach to business that places people and planet ahead of profits. He also has ongoing research interests in the fields of business ethics, organizational change and learning, international development, and religious values and management. His research has been published in leading scholarly journals, including: Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, and the Journal of Management Studies.

Dr. Dyck has taught a variety of courses in the School at the graduate and undergraduate levels. At the Ph.D. level he teaches the "Seminar in Organizational Theory," and has been involved as member and chair on numerous doctoral and master’s student committees. At the MBA level he teaches the Sustainability module in the “Contemporary Themes in Business” course, and at the undergraduate level he enjoys teaching "Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility.” The course he has taught most often is “Management and Organizational Theory.” Dr. Dyck has co-authored several textbooks, including the award-winning “Management: Financial, Social, and Ecological Well-Being” (Sapajo) and “Organizational Behavior: For a Better Tomorrow” (Wiley).

Dr. Dyck earned his Ph.D. in Business from the University of Alberta in 1990 with a dissertation entitled "A multiple rationalities model of transformational change; Understanding the ubiquity of change" to add to his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Manitoba. He was a founding co-chair of the ASAC OMT interest group and a past chair of its OT division, and has helped guide the visioning process for various not-for-profit organizations.

He has won international awards for his research, teaching, and textbooks. For more information on his publications, and to download many of them, please feel free to visit https://brunodyck.weebly.com.

Research Interests

Social and ecological thought, organizational learning, corporate social and environmental responsibility, sustainability, values, management education, religion, small-scale farms.

Teaching Interests

  • Sustainability
  • Management
  • Organization Theory