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Jeremy Funk

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Email: Jeremy.Funk@prov.ca

Phone: 204-433-7488 ext. 305

Office: MB01


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Jeremy Funk, Ph.D.

Director of Buller School of Business; Associate Professor

Dr. Funk received his B.A. (Hons) in Business Administration from the Trinity Western University in 1985 and his MBA from the University of Manitoba in 1987. Following his initial post-secondary studies, Jeremy worked for 12 years in a successful family enterprise (retail/wholesale grocery business). This was followed by a couple of years overseas in Lithuania at LCC International University as a university administrator and business instructor. He successfully completed his Ph.D. at the University of Manitoba in 2014, having joined the business faculty at Providence on a full-time basis in 2012. His research interests are in the area of small and medium-sized family business enterprises and the impact of corporate social responsibility.

  • 471.11 Introduction to Management
  • 472.33 Small & Family Business Management
  • 472.42 Strategic Management and Policy
  • 473.24 Introductory Managerial Accounting
  • 472.45 Entrepreneurship
  • 471.44 Studies in Leadership
  • 233.21 Management Information Systems

University of Manitoba, Asper School of Business (MB)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Business Administration

2014

University of Manitoba (MB)

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Management

1987

Trinity Western University (BC)

Bachelor's Degree (B.A.), Business Administration

1985

Present

  • Providence University College, Faculty (since 2012)
  • Buller School of Business, Director (since 2012)
  • PFP Ventures Inc., Partner (since 1999)

Past

  • Asper School of Business (Winnipeg, MB), Course Instructor (2011)
  • Asper School of Business (Winnipeg, MB), Teaching Assistant (2007-2010)
  • Asper School of Business (Winnipeg, MB), Research Assistant (2007-2008)
  • Providence College (Otterburne, MB), Assistant Professor of Business (2002-2007)
  • LCC International University (Klaipėda, LT), Business Manager; Business Faculty (1999-2001)
  • Penner Foods Store/Sobeys (Steinbach, MB), General Manager (1998-1999)
  • Penner Foods Ltd. (Steinbach, MB), Training & Development Coordinator (1989-1998)

Professional Associations

  • Academy of Management - AOM (USA)
  • United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) (USA)
  • North American Case Research Association (NACRA) (USA)

Awards

  • 2009 Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC) Doctoral Scholarship ($500) sponsored by the Family Enterprise USA

Peer Reviewed Articles

  • (Conditional Acceptance at Journal of Family Business Strategy) Funk, J. & Litz R. (2010). Should Small Family Businesses Tell Their Customers That They are ‘Family’ Businesses? Exploring the Frequency and Correlates of Family-Based Firm Self-Identification.
  • Funk, J. & Wan, F. (April, 2011). “Branding Israel” Beyond the Message of Conflict: An Interview with Amir Gissin. The Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship.
  • Funk, J., Wan, F. & Litz, R. (2010). Windows of Opportunity for a Canadian Family Business: An Interview with Charles Loewen. The Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 15 (2), 130-142.

Workshops & Presentations

  • 2016 Provf Talks: A Christian Case for Accepting Capitalism
  • 2014 Provf Talks: Linking Family Farms and Environmental Sustainability
  • Funk, J. (2014, June). “Paying It Forward”—Linking Family Business Succession Strategy to Environmentally Sustainable Business Practices. Poster presented at Family Enterprise Research Conference, Portland, Oregon.
  • Participant at the Family Enterprise Research Conference Doctoral Consortium (2011, May). Family Enterprise Research Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Funk, J. (2011, May). Do Family Businesses “Pay It Forward”? Seeking to Understand the Relationship Between Succession Intention & Intergenerational Behaviour. Poster presented at Family Enterprise Research Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Funk, J. & Street C. (2011, January). Cognitive Isolation: Clearing the Path to Entrepreneurial Risk Assessment with Empirical Results. Developmental paper presented at the 2011 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Conference, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
  • Funk, J. & Street C. (2009, August). Cognitive Isolation: Clearing the Path to Entrepreneurial Risk Assessment. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Participant at the AOM Entrepreneurship Doctoral Consortium (2009, August). Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Funk, J. & Litz R. (2009, April). Got Family? The Influence of “Family” Identity on Customer Loyalty. Poster presented at Family Enterprise Research Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba.