Stephen Friedman

Stephen Friedman, Ph.D. (ABD), is an adjunct professor of organizational studies at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Canada. He is a management and leadership educator; his focus has been, and continues to be, post-secondary education, executive education, and writing. He has been working with individuals and organizations as a trusted advisor and educator in leadership skills, cognitive science, management, interpersonal communication, employee mental health, career development, and human resource management since 1998. At York University, he teaches in the BBA, MBA, MMGT, MMKT, and MMAI programs. He has been employed there since 2000. He covers topics in organizational behavior, interpersonal communication, critical thinking, complex problem solving, leadership development, and human resources. Additionally, he is senior faculty at Schulich Executive Education at the Schulich School of Business at York University. In this role, he designs and teaches executive education programs in the areas of leadership and management, human resource management, and critical/creative thinking. He also spends considerable time writing and developing educational and marketing content for his work in executive education. He completed his Hons. B.A. (York University), M.A. Psych (Wilfrid Laurier), and also completed all requirements but dissertation (ABD) (OISE, University of Toronto) in 1998.