Doctoral Student

Daniel Albert Brown

Dan is a doctoral candidate in the Management unit at Harvard Business School where he researches value in the organizational setting.  His main research interests include how organizations define and create value for stakeholders.  His current work examines the effects of financializing value in organizations, including the psychological effects of financial performance measurement on managers and their stakeholders, and how the financial orientation of firms affects stakeholder outcomes.

Dan is a certified public accountant and has worked in the accounting industry in both commercial and standard-setting capacities.  In 2010 he worked with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) on the first suggested guidelines for voluntary reporting of service efforts and accomplishments (SEA) performance information, in addition to an international review of performance measurement standards for the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB).  Dan graduated from Babson College in 2009 with both a BS in Business Administration, with concentrations in Economics and Accounting, and an MS in Accounting.