Timothy Ewest, DMGT

Archie W. Dunham College of Business
Management, Marketing, and Business
  • Associate Professor of Management
  • Chair, Department of Management, Marketing, and Business
  • Prince Chavanne Chair in Christian Business Ethics
  • Program Coordinator, Business Administration, MBA and Management, BBA


  • MBA Management, George Fox University
  • Diploma in Christian Studies, Regent College
  • MA Biblical & Theological Studies, Wheaton College
  • BA Biblical & Theological Studies, Crown College

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Management
  • Business Stewardship
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Leadership and Change
  • Business Ethics

Teaching Focus

Dr. Ewest’s primary teaching focus is leadership and corporate social responsibility and organ. He also teaches a full range of management courses


He has published numerous journal articles, conference presentations, and contributed to two leadership books and two books on faith and work, which include:

  • Ewest, T. (2016) Leadership and moral behavior. In Leadership Today: Practices for Personal and Professional Performance. Eds. Joan Marques and Satinder Dhiman, Springer Publishing, Charlotte, NC.
  • Ewest, T. (2017). Organizational approaches to religious diversity in the workplace. In Religious Diversity. in The Workplace: Conflict, Harmony and Performance, Cambridge University Press.
  • Ewest, T. (2017). Christian Perspectives Christian Faith and the Preservation of Personal Identity. In Religious Diversity. in The Workplace: Conflict, Harmony and Performance, Cambridge University Press.
  • Ewest T. (2017). Understanding How Prosocial Centered Leadership Fosters Global Stewards In Prosocial Beyond the Bottom Line:  Integrating the UN Global Compact into Management Education, Greenleaf Publishing.
  • Ewest T. (2017). Prosocial Leadership: The transformative power of others directed leadership behavior.  In Handbook of Personal and Organizational Transformation (Ed) Judi Neal. Springer Publication
  • Ewest, T. (2015). Christian identity as primary foundation to workplace ethics. Religions, 12(1).
  • Ewest, T. (2015). The relationship between transformational leadership practices and global social responsibility. Journal of Leadership Studies, 9(1), 19-29.
  • Miller, D. & Ewest, T. (2015). A new framework for analyzing organizational workplace religion and spirituality. Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion, 1-24.
  • Ewest, T. & Garner, K. (2015). Hobby Lobby and the Affordable Care Act, Sage Open Source Cases.
  • Ewest, T. (2015). Does prosocial behavior, the concern for the welfare of the other, limit a leader’s ability  to  innovate?  Symposium:  Provoking Perspectives of Creativity and Innovation in Leadership. Journal of Leadership Studies, 9(3).
  • Ewest, T. (2016). Sociological, psychological and historical perspectives on the reemergence of religion and spirituality within organizational life. Journal of Religion and Business Ethics.

Additional Information

Prior to coming to HCU, Dr. Ewest held various committees position within higher education including: Faculty Senate, Advisor for Phi Theta Kappa honor society, Academic Information Services, Committee Chair, Faculty Review, Director of online Health Care Supervisory Management Certificate and Associate of Applied Science Business Program Director.

Dr. Ewest received the Faculty of the Year in 2005, and was a finalist for the John O. Chellevold Teaching Excellence Award in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

Dr. Ewest has worked in higher education and has been as an organizational consulate since 1999. He has consulted with organizations pertaining to leadership development, strategy, ethics, diversity practices and fundraising. His research interests include: issues surrounding faith and work, leadership and pro-social behavior and leadership in social entrepreneurship. In addition to his duties at HCU teaching various management topics, he is currently working as a Visiting Research Collaborator with David Miller at Princeton University Faith and Work Initiative. Dr Ewest is a member of the Research Incubator team and the Communications Rep at large on the Executive Committee for Management Religion and Spiritualty interest group, Academy of Management. Dr Ewest is also a member of the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME), Sustainability Mindset Think-tank, supporting the Global Compact of the United Nations. Before teaching in Higher Education, Dr. Ewest worked as a manager in fortune 500 company and worked as a district staff pastor and pastor of spiritual formation with the Christian and Missionary Alliance.