Strategic Management

Faculty in the Strategic Management area focus on teaching and research in strategic management, business policy, corporate governance, knowledge management, sustainability, international business, business management and business law. Area members have garnered many teaching awards, including the 3M National Teaching Fellowship, and strive to make learning at McMaster an exciting and valuable experience.

Faculty have published in Strategic Management Journal, California Management Review, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Long Range Planning, International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, Management Decision, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Medical and Biological Sciences, Transfusion, Journal of Business and Society, and others. External research funding has been provided for scholarly research by SSHRC and others.

Highly successful books have been authored for university teaching and executive education. Extensive experience with Canadian and international businesses enhances the teaching and research of our faculty.

Faculty

Nick Bontis

NICK BONTIS

Associate Professor

Dr. Nick Bontis is Chair, Strategic Management at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. He received his Ph.D. from the Ivey Business School at Western University. He is the...

Goran Calic

GORAN CALIC

Associate Professor

Dr. Goran Calic is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management, with membership in Information Systems, at McMaster University. He holds a PhD in Strategic Management and a Post Doc. in...

Rita Cossa

RITA COSSA

Associate Professor

Professor Cossa teaches introduction to business courses to Commerce, Integrated Business & Humanities, and non-Commerce students. In addition, she teaches Business Policy & Strategic Management,...

Brent McKnight

BRENT MCKNIGHT

Associate Professor

Dr. McKnight studies how firms and organizations address complex societal problems. Currently this interest has led to him to undertake research in the areas of responsible investing at the retail...

Francois Neville

FRANCOIS NEVILLE

Assistant Professor

François Neville is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business. François’ research interests reside in the area of strategic...

Peter Vilks

PETER VILKS

Assistant Professor

Peter Vilks has extensive industry experience from entry level technical to Chair of the Board. He has particular functional expertise in business-to-business sales and marketing, new product...

Hongjin Zhu

HONGJIN ZHU

Associate Professor

Hongjin Zhu is an associate professor of strategic management at the DeGroote School of Business. Hongjin’s research focuses on the influence of interfirm networks, business-government...

Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

June 2021

Local Relationships Matter! The Impact Of Intellectual Capital On Entrepreneurial Bricolage In African Social Entrepreneurs

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE AND PROCESS MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: Giacomo Ciambotti, Francesca Sgrò, Nick Bontis, Maria cristina Zaccone
January 2021

Intellectual Capital And Supply Chain Resilience

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Muhammad shujaat Mubarik, Nick Bontis, Mobasher Mubarik, Tarique Mahmood
October 2020

Intellectual Capital In East And West African Social Enterprises

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE AND PROCESS MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: Francesca Sgrò, Giacomo Ciambotti, Nick Bontis, Andrews Ayiku
April 2020

The Confluence Of Knowledge Management And Management Control Systems: A Conceptual Framework

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE AND PROCESS MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: Kaveh Asiaei, Nick Bontis, Zarina Zakaria
March 2020

Unpacking The Black Box

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Kaveh Asiaei, Omid Barani, Nick Bontis, Maryam Arabahmadi
March 2020

Is Maximising Creativity Good? The Importance Of Elaboration And Internal Confidence In Producing Creative Ideas

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH & PRACTICE
CONTRIBUTORS: Goran Calic, Elaine Mosakowski, Nick Bontis, Sebastien Helie
January 2020

Technological Intensity As A Moderating Variable For The Intellectual Capital–performance Relationship

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE AND PROCESS MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: Federica Palazzi, Francesca Sgrò, Massimo Ciambotti, Nick Bontis
2020

Impact Of Intellectual Capital On Innovation In Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Smes In Pakistan

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LEARNING AND INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Ieeqan a Qurashi, Muhammad Khalique, T Ramayah, Nick Bontis, Mohd rafi Yaacob
September 2020

How Multimedia Shape Crowdfunding Outcomes: The Overshadowing Effect Of Images And Videos On Text In Campaign Information

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH
CONTRIBUTORS: Jialiang Yang, Yaokuang Li, Goran Calic, Anton Shevchenko
July 2020

Serving Differently: Ceo Regulatory Focus And Firm Stakeholder Strategy

JOURNAL : STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT JOURNAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Daniel l Gamache, François Neville, Jonathan Bundy, Cole e Short
January 2020

From Sustainability Constraints To Innovation

JOURNAL : SUSTAINABILITY ACCOUNTING, MANAGEMENT AND POLICY JOURNAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Goran Calic, Anton Shevchenko, Maryam Ghasemaghaei, Nick Bontis, Zeynep Ozmen tokcan

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

May 2020

Information Technology Issues In Canada

CONTRIBUTORS: Alexander Serenko, Nick Bontis, Prashant Palvia, Aykut hamit Turan