Stéphane Brutus, PhD
RBC Professor of Motivation and Employee Performance, Management
Stéphane Brutus obtained his PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Bowling Green State University in 1995. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Center of Creative Leadership (CCL) in Greensboro, North Carolina. Currently, Dr. Brutus served as Dean (Interim), Associate Dean Graduate Professional Programs, and Chair of the Management Department. He was also Director of Bell Research Center for Business Process Innovation. Dr. Brutus’ research focuses mainly on feedback processes in organizations. His research has been published in the Journal of Management, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Personnel Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management Review, and Journal of Business and Psychology. He was a Visiting Profesor at Universidade Federal da Bahia, in Brazil and Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Instituto de Empresa, in Spain.
PhD (Bowling Green State University)
Areas of expertise
- Employee selection
- Leadership development
- Managerial development
- Performance evaluation
Recent refereed Journal Publications
Sahir, R., & Brutus, S. (2nd R&R). The Representation of Consultants as Experts in the PopularPress. Journal of Consulting Psychology.
Donia, M., O’Neil, T. & Brutus, S. (2nd R&R). Peer feedback increases team member performance,confidence, and work outcomes: A six-wave longitudinal study. Group and Organization Management.
Brutus, S., Javadian, R., & Panaccio, A. (2017). The journey to work: Exploring differences in earlyday mood and stress between cyclists, drivers, and public transport users. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 10(1), 13-24.
Saffie, C., & Brutus, S. (2013). The impact of interdependence on performance evaluations: The mediating role of discomfort with performance appraisal. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25(3), 459-473.
Brutus, S., Aguinis, H., & Wassmer, U. (2013). Self-reported limitations and future research directions in scholarly reports: Analysis and recommendations. Journal of Management, 39(1), 48-75.
Brutus, S., Donia, M., & Ronen, S. (2013). Can business students learn to evaluate better? Evidence from repeated exposure to a peer evaluation process. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 12(1), 18-31
Mayo, M., Kakarika, M., Pastor, J.C., & Brutus, S. (2012). Aligning or Inflating Your Leadership Self-Image? A Longitudinal Study of Responses to Peer Feedback in MBA Teams. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 11(4), 631-652.
Brutus, S., & Duniewicz, K. (2012). The many heels of Achilles: An analysis of self-reported limitations in leadership research. Leadership Quarterly, 23(1), 202-212.
Bhave,D., & Brutus, S. (2011). A Macro Perspective to Micro Issues. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4(2), 165-168.
Brutus, S., Gill, H., & Duniewicz, K. (2010). Self-reported limitations in Industrial and Organizational psychology. Personnel Psychology, 63(4), 907-936.
Brutus, S., & Donia, M. (2010). Improving the effectiveness of students in groups with a centralized peer evaluations system. Academy of Management Learning and Education,9(4), 652-662.
Brutus, S. (2010). Words and Numbers: A Theoretical Exploration of Giving and Receiving Narrative Comments in Performance Appraisal. Human Resource Management Review, 20(2), 144-157.
Recent Non-refereed Publications, Books, and Book Chapters
Brutus, S., & Brassard, N. (2011). Un bilan de l’évaluation multi-sources. In S. St-Onge (éd.)., Gestion de performance au travail: Défis et tendances. HEC Montréal.
Brutus, S., &Brassard, N. (2010). Un bilan de l’évaluation multi-sources. In. R. Foucher, R. (éd.). Gérerles talents et les compétences. Principes, pratiques, instruments. Tome 1. Lesfondements de la gestion axée sur les compétences. Montréal, ÉditionsNouvelles.
Recent Refereed Journal Publications (non-english)
Pettersen,N., St-Pierre, J. & Brutus, S. (2012). Relation entre les compétences dudirigeant de PME et la performance de son entreprise: apport d’un instrument demesure multisource. Revue Internationale PME.
Recent Refereed Conference Presentations
Donia, M., O’Neill, T., & Brutus, S. (2015). Peer Feedback Increases Team Member Performance,Confidence and Work Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study. Academy of Management Best PaperProceedings, Vancouver, BC.
Donia, M., O’Neill, T., & Brutus, S. (2015). The power of awareness: Increasing student performancein teams through repeated exposure to peer feedback. Paper to be presented at the 76th AnnualConvention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, ON.
Brutus, S. (2013). Lessons Learned from the Implementation of an Electronic Peer Feedback System. Paper presented at the World Science Forum 2013, Montreal, PQ.
Wassmer, U. & Brutus, S. (2013). What can welearn from self-reported limitations and future research directions about the state-of-science in strategy research? Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society 33rd Annual International Conference, Atlanta, GA.
Brutus, S., Donia, M., & Ronen, S. (2011). Evaluating others: Skill development through peer evaluations. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.
Brutus, S., & Bhave, D. (2010). Numbers and words: The hidden side of giving and receiving feedback through narrative comments. Paper presented at 13th World Human Resources Congress, Montreal, PQ.
Brutus, S., & Wassmer, U. (2010). An analysis of self-reported limitations and future research direction in management research. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, PQ.
Brutus, S., Duniewicz, K., & Gill, H. (2010). Self-reported limitations in Industrial and Organizational psychology. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA.
Human Resource Management
Strategic Human Resource Management
Business Research Methods
Master's of Science
Human Resource Managament (Paris Program)
Human Resource Managament in Aviation (Distance Program)Human Resource Managament in Aviation
Chairman of the board