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Charla A. Brown

Chair of the Business Administration Program & Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management  
SOM: Business

796-6310

1-800-478-9069 (Second Phone)

Novatney Bldg Rm 111, Juneau Campus

Brown

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Social Psychology (Ph.D.) - Brigham Young University
  • Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (M.S.) - Lamar University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (B.A.) - Lamar University

Research:

  • Strategic Growth & Change Management - Business Case Study, Backcountry.com
  • Gender Role Behaviors - Dissertation, Brigham Young University
  • Group Behaviors - Thesis, Lamar University
  • Global Trends/Influences - Correlation Department - Corporation for the President
  • Qualitative Analyses - Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment - Brigham Young University
  • Success Factors for Public Engagement - Lamar University

Affiliations:

  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Board Member, University Relations (Juneau)
  • SHRM Alaska State-wide Council - Director of College Relations (2014 - Present)
  • SHRM Southeast Alaska Chapter - Board Member, College Relations (2013 - Present)
  • SHRM - Professional Member (1995 - Present)
  • Academy of Management - Member
  • Organizational Behavior Teaching Society for Management Educators (OBTS) - Member

Courses Taught:

  • Strategic Human Resource Management (BBA)
  • Principles of Human Resource Management (BBA)
  • Labor-Management Relations (BBA)
  • Business & Society (BBA)
  • Executive Development (MBA)
  • Markets & Marketing (MBA/BBA)
  • Organizational Effectiveness (BBA)
  • Organizational Change (MBA/BBA)
  • Leadership (MBA)
  • Alignment of Strategy, Structure, Processes, People, and Rewards (MBA)
  • International Context Tour to China (MBA)
  • Business Plan Thesis Projects (MBA/BBA)

Other:

Leadership Experience:

  • Department Chair - University of Alaska Southeast - School of Management - Business Administration (2013-Present)
  • Principal Consultant (Founder & Owner) - Northern Solstice Advisors (2010 - Present)
  • Vice President of Human Resources - Career Step - Provo, UT (2010)
  • Director of Human Resources - Backcountry.com (Liberty Media) - Park City, UT (2005-2009) (NYSE: LMDIA)
  • Human Resource Manager - Devon Energy/Ocean Energy - Oklahoma City, OK/Houston, TX (2001-2003, 2009) (NYSE: DVN)
  • International Human Resource Manager - Enron - Houston, TX (1997-2001) (NYSE: ENE)
  • International Human Resource Manager - Continental Airlines - Houston, TX (1995-1997) (NYSE: CAL)

Honors & Achievements:

  • Alfred P. Sloan, Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility, Honorable Mention Award for Backcountry.com
  • Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award for Large Businesses, State of Utah & American Psychological Association for Backcountry.com
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, President

Global Exposure:

Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Poland, Puerto Rico, Scotland, St. Martin/St Maarten, Switzerland, United Kingdom

 
 

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