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 / Chair, Strategic Management

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...

Brent McKnight

BRENT MCKNIGHT

Associate Professor / Director, Integrated Business and Humanities

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

Associate Professor

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

Paul Snowdon

PAUL SNOWDON

Assistant Professor

Dr. Snowdon brings over 25 years of professional experience as an engineer, change agent, and entrepreneur into the classroom. His extensive project experience ranges across a variety of...

Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

July 2022

Mapping The Conceptual Structure Of Intellectual Capital Research: A Co-word Analysis

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND KNOWLEDGE
CONTRIBUTORS: O Faraji, K Asiaei, Z Rezaee, Nick Bontis, E Dolatzarei
January 2022

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

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
CONTRIBUTORS: Goran Calic, E Mosakowski, Nick Bontis, S Helie
August 2022

The Role Of Marriage Ties And Political Ties In New Market Entries Of Business Groups

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS
CONTRIBUTORS: Chi-nien Chung, Zong-rong Lee, Hongjin Zhu
August 2022

Director Interlocks And Group Affiliate Performance: Benefiting From Internal Vs. External Ties

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS
CONTRIBUTORS: Hongjin Zhu, Lin-hua Lu, Akbar Zaheer, Ishtiaq pasha Mahmood
January 2022

Transactive Memory Systems, Temporary Teams, And Conflict: Innovativeness During A Hackathon

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: J O’toole, Mp Ciuchta, François Neville, A Lahiri
April 2022

The Role Of Sustainability Control Systems In Translating Csr Into Performance In Iran

JOURNAL : MANAGEMENT DECISION
CONTRIBUTORS: K Asiaei, Nick Bontis, O Barani, M Moghaddam, J Sidhu
September 2022

Gender Differences In Enterprise Performance During The Covid-19 Crisis: Do Public Policy Responses Matter?

JOURNAL : ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THEORY AND PRACTICE
CONTRIBUTORS: Ag Birhanu, Ys Getachew, Addisu Lashitew
June 2022

Income Inequality, Social Cohesion, And Crime Against Businesses: Evidence From A Global Sample Of Firms

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDIES
CONTRIBUTORS: Sorin ms Krammer, Addisu Lashitew, Jonathan p Doh
March 2022

Intellectual Capital And Supply Chain Resilience

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Ms Mubarik, Nick Bontis, M Mubarik, T Mahmood
January 2022

Corporate Social Responsibility And Performance Measurement Systems In Iran: A Levers Of Control Perspective

JOURNAL : CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: K Asiaei, Ng O'connor, M Moghaddam, Nick Bontis, J Sidhu
January 2022

Intellectual Capital As A Longitudinal Predictor Of Company Performance In A Developing Economy

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE AND PROCESS MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: V Dzenopoljac, P Kwiatek, A Dzenopoljac, Nick Bontis
January 2022

Green Intellectual Capital And Environmental Management Accounting: Natural Resource Orchestration In Favor Of Environmental Performance

JOURNAL : BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: K Asiaei, Nick Bontis, R Alizadeh, M Yaghoubi
January 2021

Intellectual Capital's Link With Financing Opportunities

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
CONTRIBUTORS: M Del baldo, D Giampaoli, M Macrellino, Nick Bontis
October 2021

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

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE AND PROCESS MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: G Ciambotti, F Sgrò, Nick Bontis, Mc Zaccone
November 2021

Resource Extension And Status Identity: Marriage Ties Among Family Business Groups In An Emerging Economy

JOURNAL : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY
CONTRIBUTORS: Cn Chung, Zr Lee, Hongjin Zhu
2021

The Effect Of Lockdown Policies On International Trade: Evidence From Kenya

CONTRIBUTORS: Addisu Lashitew, Mk Socrates
2021

Is Conventional Wisdom About Resource Taxation Correct? Mining Evidence From Transparency Reporting

JOURNAL : WORLD DEVELOPMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: E Adebayo, Addisu Lashitew, E Werker
2021

What Drives Successful Economic Diversification In Resource-rich Countries?

JOURNAL : THE WORLD BANK RESEARCH OBSERVER
CONTRIBUTORS: Addisu Lashitew, Ml Ross, E Werker
2021

Corporate Uptake Of The Sustainable Development Goals: Mere Greenwashing Or An Advent Of Institutional Change?

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS POLICY
CONTRIBUTORS: Addisu Lashitew
2021

Creating Social Value For The ‘base Of The Pyramid’: An Integrative Review And Research Agenda

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS
CONTRIBUTORS: Addisu Lashitew, S Narayan, E Rosca, L Bals

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

October 2022

The Challenges Of Transforming Twitter

CONTRIBUTORS: Andy Wu, Goran Calic
October 2022

4 Types Of Innovators Every Organization Needs

CONTRIBUTORS: Andy Wu, Goran Calic, Min Basadur
2022

Does Elon Musk Have A Strategy?

CONTRIBUTORS: Andy Wu, Goran Calic