Dr. Bruce Hiebert holds a Ph.D. in historical ethics from Simon Fraser University, one of the leading Canadian public universities and where he won the President’s research award. He is an award-winning instructor in business, philosophy and religion. Dr. Hiebert has published two books on the topic of workplace ethics and is currently extending that research into the ethics of organizational leadership with an edited collection on the neuroscience of leadership currently in press.
He also has chapters and articles in print and contributes regularly to popular magazines and blogs. Another major research project explores the social dimensions of human wellness. In 2014, a set of three popular articles won a national journalism award. In addition, he has research projects underway on religious ethics in the context of emerging philosophies and social conditions. He regularly presents on these subjects to the American Academy of Religion and other learned societies.
Within Academia, Dr. Hiebert has held a range of roles including department head, program developer and Academic Dean. As an instructor, he has held positions at a wide range of institutions including Simon Fraser University, University of the Fraser Valley, University of Phoenix, University Canada West and Vancouver School of Theology.
Outside of academia, Dr. Hiebert consults with businesses and non-profit organizations on problems related to governance, operations and strategic planning. He has worked extensively with Canada’s First Nations and was the product development officer for a high-tech start-up. He is called upon for his creativity in approaching problems and the development of elegant and simple solutions.
Currently Dr. Hiebert is engaged in his own start-up enterprise to commercialize a management and team-assessment tool he has spent years developing. The assessment tool uses neuropsychological principles to assess individual and team performance to identify areas of potential conflict and thinking blind-spots.