Chapman, Dr. Jared R., PhD, MBA, MSc
Assistant Professor - Management
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Dr. Chapman has 15 years experience facilitating leadership development and employee performance as a coach, trainer, manager, and professor. His career focus has been creating environments where people can be effective and successful. Jared's broad work experience and education (including work as a general manager, production manager, instructional designer, technology specialist, and trainer) allow him to engage multiple perspectives when solving organizational issues. His current research centers on improving student motivation using educational gamification.


  • Ph.D. Applied Social Psychology - Brigham Young University - 2009
  • M.B.A. Business Administration - Brigham Young University - 2005
  • M.S. Instructional Technology - Utah State University - 2001

Special Projects

Project Delphinium is a community of educators, developers, and designers committed to creating practical, effective, and engaging gamification environments and tools for education. The Delphinium framework allows us to contribute a wide variety of educational gamification widgets and beautifully arrange them in flexible dashboards, helping to motivate tens of thousands of students:

Subjects Taught

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Statistics
  • Leadership and Supervision
  • Time Management
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Strategic Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Project Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management

Research Interests and Areas of Expertise 

Management Education

  • Developing tools and theory to improve student motivation using educational gamification
  • Using technology and developing effective classroom methods to enhance the constructive development of declarative knowledge and models of expert performance

Individual Performance

  • Enhancing individuals’ ability to perform through effective training and mentoring
  • Defining and developing effective leadership and management skills
  • Defining and developing effective personal management, relationship, and productivity skills

Supportive Environments

  • Creating organizational culture, discipline, and excellence
  • Developing heuristics for designing technology that genuinely enhances worker performance
  • Understanding and developing methodologies for how knowledge is developed, managed, and transferred
  • Improving efficiency and efficacy in organizational systems and processes
  • Strategic management