Professor Brittain is studying the relationship between the moral foundations that are embedded in organizations' institutional histories and policies in practice, and in particular the factors that disrupt these moral foundations and the associated changes in organizational policies for government regulatory bodies. In addition, he is studying the leadership practices found on 19th Century whaling ships and the relationship with voyage productivity.
- Ph.D., Business, University of California, Berkeley
Jack Brittain is the Pierre Lassonde Presidential Chair in Entrepreneurship and a Professor in the Entrepreneurship and Strategy Department of the David Eccles School of Business. He currently teaches various leadership modules in the Master of Business Creation Program, a program he created and launched in 2019. He previously served as dean of the David Eccles School of Business (1999-2009) and as the University Vice President responsible for all University commercialization activities (2005-2012). He joined the U in 1999.