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Brian R. Golden

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    Brian R. Golden

    Vice-Dean, MBA Programs
    Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy at The University of Toronto & The University Health Network
    Co-Academic Director, Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences
    Executive Director, Collaborative For Health Sector Strategy
    Professor of Strategic Management 

    Degrees: PhD, Northwestern University
    MS, Northwestern University
    BS, Oberlin College
    Email: Send an email to Brian R. Golden
    Phone: 416-946-8519

    Bio

    Brian Golden is the Vice-Dean of MBA Programs; the Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy at the University of Toronto and The University Health Network (joint appointment Faculty of Medicine); Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman; Co-Academic Director, Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences and Executive Director for Collaborative For Health Sector Strategy. Brian conducts research and teaches in the areas of strategic change and implementation, health system integration and funding, governance, organizational strategy and leadership. Among his published work are articles in The Canadian Medical Association Journal, Health Policy, Healthcare Quarterly, Healthcare Papers, Healthcare Management Science, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Oncology, The Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Administrative Science Quarterly Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and The Harvard Business Review.

    Academic Positions

    2015-Present  Vice-Dean, Professional Programs; Rotman School of Management
    2003-Present  Sandra Rotman Chair of Health Sector Strategy, Professor of Strategic Management; Rotman School of Management, and Professor of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Toronto
    2002-2003  Associate Professor of Strategic Management; Rotman School of Management, and Associate Professor of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Toronto
    1996-2002  Associate Professor; Richard Ivey School of Business, and Associate Professor of Medicine, The University of Western Ontario
    1993-1994  Visiting Assistant Professor; Department of Organization Behavior, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
    1989-1996  Assistant Professor; Department of Management, College of Business Administration, The University of Texas at Austin

    Selected Publications - Papers

    • Selection of routines in organizational search: Performances and roles in the search process; Nigam, Amit, Huising, R. and Golden, B.; Administrative Science Quarterly; forthcoming
    • Improving Hospital Efficiency: A Process Model of Organizational Change Commitments; Nigam, A.. Huising, R. and B. Golden; Medical Care Research and Review; 2014
    • Evaluation of an emergency department lean process improvement program to reduce length of stay; Marian J Vermeulen, Therese A Stukel, Astrid Guttmann, Brian H Rowe, Merrick Zwarenstein, Brian Golden, Amit Nigam, Geoff Anderson, Robert S Bell, Michael J Schull,; Annals of Emergency Medicine; 2014
    • Application of personalized medicine to chronic disease: a feasibility assessment; Dorfrman, R. Khayat, Z., Seeminowski, T., Golden, B. and R. Lyons; Clinical Translational Research; 2013
    • Managing the supply of physicans' services through intelligent incentives; Golden, B.R., R. Hannam and D. Hyatt; Canadian Medical Association Journal; Issue: Nov 28; 2011
    • Improving the Patient Experience through Design; Golden, B.R., Downey, S., Fraser, H., Leung, M., Hannam, R., and E. Grichko; Healthcare Quarterly; Issue: Vol. 14 No. 3; 2011; Pages: 32-41
    • The Quality Imperative: Tying Executive Compensation to Hospital Quarterly; Kitts, J and B. Golden; Healthcare Quarterly; Issue: Vol. 14(2); 2011; Pages: 39-41
    • Development of a minimization instrument for allocation of a hospital-level performance improvement intervention to reduce waiting times in Ontario emergency departments; Leaver C, Guttmann A, Zwarenstein M, Rowe B, Anderson G, Stukel T, Golden B, Bell R, Morra D, Abrams H, Schull M; Implementation Science; 2009; Pages: 4-32
    • Measuring Integration of Cancer Services to Support Performance Improvement: The CSI Survey; Dobrow, M.J., Paszat, L., Golden, B., Brown, A.D., Holowaty, E., Orchard, M.C., Monga, N., and Sullivan, T; Health Policy; Issue: 5(1); 2009; Pages: 35-53
    • Leading Lean: A Canadian Healthcare Leaders Guide; Fine, B., Golden, B., Hannam, R., and Morra, D.; Healthcare Quarterly; Issue: 12(3); 2009; Pages: 32-41
    • The Utility of Publicly Reported Cancer Treatment Wait Time Information for Patients and Health Care Providers; Whitton, A.C., E. Green, W.K. Evans, M. Fitch, B. Golden., D., Soman, E. Gutierrez, E. Holowaty, A.R., Jadad; Clinical Oncology; Issue: 21; 2009; Pages: 218-225
    • Challenges to Evidence Based Prescribing in Clinical Practice: the Impact of Introducing New Statins in Long-term Users of Older Statins; Menzefricke, Ching, golden, Melo and Mamdani; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy; Issue: V42, 5; 2008
    • Response audit of an Internet survey of health care providers and administrators: implications for determination of response rates; Dobrow, M.J., M. Orchard., B. Golden, E. Holowaty., L. Paszat., A. Brown., and T. Sullivan; Journal of Medical Internet Research; Issue: 10(4); 2008; Pages: e30
    • All Eyes on China: Avian Flu; Harvard Business Review; 2006
    • Change: Transforming Health Care Organizations; Healthcare Quarterly; 2006
    • The Role of Intra-Firm Integration and Rewards in the Implementation of Multiple Point Competitive Strategies; Golden, B.R. and Ma, H.; Academy of Management Review; 2003
    • Board Composition from Adolescence to Maturity: A Multi-Theoretic View; Lynall, M., Golden, B.R., and Hillman, A.; Academy of Management Review; 2003
    • Chief Information Officer's Technical Backgrounds and Influence Behaviors; Enns, H.G., Huff, S.L, and Golden, B.R.; Information and Management; 2003
    • Is Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder? Predicting Organizational Identification and its Consequences Using Identity and Image; Dukerich, J.M., Golden, B.R., and Shortell, S.M.; Administrative Science Quarterly; 2002
    • When Will Boards Influence Strategy? Inclinations + Power = Strategic Change; Golden, B.R. and Zajac, E. J.; Strategic Management Journal; Issue: 22; 2001; Pages: pp. 1087-1111
    • How CIOs obtain peer commitment to strategic IS proposals: barriers and facilitators; Enns, H.G., Huff, S.L., and Golden, B.R.; Journal of Strategic Information Systems; Issue: 10; 2001; Pages: pp. 3-14
    • The Resolution of Resource Allocation Issues in Professional Organizations: Professionals versus Managers; Golden, B.R., Dukerich, J.M., and Hauge, F.E.; Journal of Management Studies; Issue: 37 (8); 2000; Pages: pp. 1157-1189
    • Further Remarks on Retrospective Accounts in Organizational and Strategic Management Research; Golden, B.R.; Academy of Management Journal; Issue: 40 (5); 1997; Pages: pp. 1243-1252
    • Determinants of perceived managerial discretion and managerial influence; Carpenter, M.A. and Golden, B.R.; Strategic Management Journal; Issue: 18 (3); 1997; Pages: pp. 187-206
    • Nested Cultures and Identities: A Comparative Study of Nation and Profession/Occupation Status Effects on Resource Allocation Decisions; Dukerich, J.M., Golden, B.R., and Jacobson, C.K.; Research in the Sociology of Organizations; 1996; Pages: pp. 35-89
    • The Past is the Past--Or is it?: The Use of Retrospective Accounts as Indicators of Past Strategy; Golden, B.R.; Academy of Management Journal; Issue: 35(4); 1992; Pages: pp. 848-860
    • SBU Strategy and Performance: The Moderating Effects of The Corporate-SBU Relationship; Golden, B.R.; Strategic Management Journal; Issue: 13(2); 1992; Pages: pp. 145-158
    • New Organizational Forms For Enhancing Innovation: The Case of Internal Corporate Joint Ventures; Zajac, E.J., Golden, B.R., and Shortell, S.M.; Management Science; Issue: 37; 1991; Pages: pp. 170-184

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    • Physician Pay for Performance: Alternative Perspectives in; Brian R. Golden and Frank A. Sloan; MIT Press; 2008; Pages: 239-318
    • What Makes an Effective Board?; Golden, B.R.; In Managing for Success, Harper Collins & Co.; 1999
    • Compensating Key Employees; Golden, B.R., and Roberts, N.; In Managing for Success, Harper Collins & Co.; 1999

    Academic / Professional Service

    2010 - present  Board Chair (Voluntary); RISE (http://riseassetdevelopment.com/)
    2005 to 2010  Board Chair; Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences
    2004 to 2005  Board Member; Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences

    Honors and Awards

    2012  Inaugural Eureka Award for Innovation in Physician Education; Canadian Medical Association
    2004  Ted Freedman Innovation in Health Care Education Award; Sponsored by Healthcare Quarterly
      Dean's commendation for excellence in teaching; Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario
    1993  Dean's commendation for outstanding teaching; J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
    1993, 1994, 1994-1995  Nominated for CBA Foundation and Advisory Council Award for Teaching Innovation; College of Business Administration, The University of Texas
    1996-1998  Elected member of Teaching Committee, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management
    1986, 1987, 1988, 1989  Dean's commendation for outstanding teaching; J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University

    Professional Affiliations/Memberships

    Editorial Review Board: Strategic Management Journal, 1995 to present
    Ad hoc reviewer: Administrative Science Quarterly
    Ad hoc reviewer: Academy of Management Journal
    Ad hoc reviewer: Academy of Management Review
    Ad hoc reviewer: Management Science
    Ad hoc reviewer: Health Services Research
    Ad hoc reviewer: Organization Science
    Ad hoc reviewer: Journal of Management
    Ad hoc reviewer: Journal of Management Studies
    Expert Advisory Panel, Canadian Health Service Research Foundation and Ontario Hospital Association, 2000 to present
    Expert Advisory Panel, Canadian Health Service Research Foundation, 1999 to 2000
    Health Policy Advisory Committee, Ontario Hospital Association, 1996 to 1999
    Teaching Committee, Business Policy and Strategy Division, National Academy of Management, 1996-1998
    Member: Academy of Management; Strategic Management Society

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Professor Golden (PhD, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University) is Vice-Dean, Professional Programs and is the Sandra Rotman Chaired Professor in Health Sector Strategy at the Rotman School of Management, The University of Toronto, and The University Health Network. In 2006 he became founding Executive Director of The Collaborative for Health Sector Strategy, a policy, research and leadership development institute funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health.

    He is the Rotman School’s National Director for Health Care Leadership Programs. He has been a faculty member at Insead (France), The Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario (Canada), The University of Texas (USA), and Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management (USA)

    Professor Golden conducts research in the areas of strategic change and implementation, health system integration and sustainability, hospital boards, organizational strategy and leadership. Among his published work are articles in The Canadian Medical Association Journal, Health Policy, The Strategic Management Journal, Healthcare Quarterly, Healthcare Papers, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Management Science, Clinical Oncology, and The Harvard Business Review.

    From 2005 to 2010 Professor Golden was Board Chair of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). In 2010, he became Board Chair of Rise Asset Development, a non-profit microfinance organization providing start-up support loans and business advice to clients with mental health and addiction challenges.

    His advising and executive education clients in the health sector include the office of Ontario’s Premier, Ontario’s Ministry of Health, Britain’s National Health Service, and provinces across Canada as part of CIHR’s ’Best Brains’ advisory program. Other clients include several U.S. and Canadian hospitals including The University Health Network, The Ontario Hospital Association, Mt. Sinai Hospital, The Hospital for Sick Children, The Trillium Health System, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences, BC Mental Health and Addiction Services, Baylor Medical Center, London Health Science Centre, Sunnybrook College Health Sciences Centre, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Credit Valley Hospital and The Trillium Health Centre. Private sector clients include Tieto (Finland), General Electric, and Baxter

    His article ’Transforming Healthcare Organizations’ in Healthcare Quarterly is that journal’s most downloaded article of the past twelve years. He is one of two faculty leading the Canadian Medical Association’s Physician Management Institute’s Leading Change and Innovation program, and in 2004 he was awarded Canada’s Ted Freedman Innovation in Healthcare Education Award.  


    Other Info

    Professor Golden was the 2004 recipient of the national Ted Freedman Innovation in Healthcare Education Award. He was the inaugural recipient of the Canadian Medical Association's Eureka Award for Innovation in Physician Education.  

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