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Tom Butkiewicz

Core Faculty
Tom Butkiewicz

College of Management and Technology

School of Management

Degree ProgramPh.D. Management

Dr. Tom Butkiewicz’s academic, corporate business, military experience collectively span over 25+ years. He is a core faculty-research member in the PhD in Management program, College of Management and Technology at Walden University. His experience includes the dissertation chair, second committee member, university research reviewer, and lead faculty for doctoral capstone courses. Dr. Butkiewicz also presented research methods and designs at residencies and professional breakout sessions at a National Faculty Meetings. He served as a reviewer for the International Journal of Applied Management and Technology and functioned as a committee member on the Curriculum and Academic Policy Committee. Dr. Butkiewicz is on the leadership board as vice president for the Walden University Virtual Fulbright Association. He also serves as a faculty advisor for the National Society of Leadership and Success. Dr. Butkiewicz is the faculty advisor for the PhD in Management Fellowship program.

Dr. Butkiewicz’s research interests are management, leadership, organizational behavior, and business strategy for outcomes of positive social change. His initial research comprised of examining first-line managers’ leadership practices, emotional intelligence, and workplace spirituality in the manufacturing industry. Dr. Butkiewicz contributed a chapter in two books. He presented at executive manufacturing conferences across the United States.

Dr. Butkiewicz honorably served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and retired as an operations officer (Chief Warrant Officer; CWO-3). His leadership experience illuminates by being an internationally certified leadership speaker, coach, and trainer admirably inducted into the Whitehead Leadership Society.

Courses Taught

MGMT 9000 - Doctoral Dissertation

Education

BA, Concordia University

MA, University of Redlands

PhD, Northcentral University

Public Service

Multiple Sclerosis Society, Participant - Irvine, CA United States

Awards / Honors

Whitehead Leadership Society, , 2007

Publications

McCollum, W. R., Butkiewicz, T. E. (2014). Chapter 9: Best Practices and Tools to Help Mentors and Doctoral Learners Navigate the Dissertation Process How to Use Emotional Intelligence, Cultural, and Spiritual Intelligence to Mentor Doctoral Learners

Presentations

Butkiewicz, T. E., McCollum, W. R. (2018). Mentoring With Emotional Intelligence for Student Progress, Retention, and Positive Social Change Walden University

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