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.
MGMT 9000 - Doctoral Dissertation
BA, Concordia University
MA, University of Redlands
PhD, Northcentral University
Multiple Sclerosis Society, Participant - Irvine, CA United States
Awards / Honors
Whitehead Leadership Society, , 2007
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
Butkiewicz, T. E., McCollum, W. R. (2018). Mentoring With Emotional Intelligence for Student Progress, Retention, and Positive Social Change Walden University