Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Employee Profile


August Bruehlman


Contact Information

Phone: 308-432-6291
Office: Burkhiser Complex 138


Ph.D. Colorado State University, Organizational Performance and Change

MS Colorado State University, Industrial Science and Technology

BS University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Industrial Education

Bruehlman is a seasoned high-technology manufacturing sector executive that embarked on a second career in higher education in 2005. His comprehensive business management experience spans over two decades; and in that time he has held progressively responsible positions in organizations with job titles ranging from Electronics Assembler to Chief Administrative Officer of a mid-sized publicly held corporation.

"Optimal learning occurs when instructional theory, practice, and application of subject matter are directly related to and spring from years of real-world business experience."

Expertise and experience includes:
  • Leadership & Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Strategic Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • Recruitment & Retention
  • Employee Relations
  • Benefits & Compensation
  • Risk Management
  • Employment Law
  • Training & Development
  • Organization Development
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Information Technology Systems
  • Facilities Management
  • Safety & Security

Teaching Areas

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA Program)
Area of Specialization: Management
Principles of Management
Strategic Management
Human Resource Management
Organizational Behavior
Organization Development
Organizational Theory

Campus Involvement

Past President, Chadron State College Education Association (CSCEA)
ACBSP Standards Committees: Strategic Planning & Information and Analysis
Chair, Business Major and MBA Program Committee
CSC Foundation Fund Drive
Student Academic Review Committee

Research Interests and Published Works

Business metrics
Human capital
Management's Role in Competitive Advantage
Mergers & Acquisitions
Technology Integration

et al. (1995). The Use of Pre-Hire Assessment Tools for Manufacturing Direct Labor.

et al. (2005). Human Capital Metrics: A Critical Decision Point During the Merger and Acquisition Process.

et al. (2006). Towards a View of Human Capital Metrics During the Merger and Acquisition Process.

et al. (2007). The Business Academy At Chadron State College An Entrepreneurial Model Of Economic Development.

Hobbies and Interests

Cross country & Telemark skiing
Hiking & Backpacking
Sea kayaking
Working out