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

Assistant Professor

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

Rita Cossa

RITA COSSA

Assistant 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...

François Neville

FRANçOIS 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...

Linda Stockton

LINDA STOCKTON

Assistant Professor

Linda Stockton worked for a large retail sales organization in many management areas for sixteen years before completing her MBA. She currently teaches international business at the undergraduate...

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

April 2019

Intellectual Capital, Entrepreneurial Orientation, And Technical Innovation In Small And Medium?sized Enterprises

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE AND PROCESS MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: Dina Khalid Al?jinini, Samer Eid Dahiyat, Nick Bontis
February 2019

Key Factors That Improve Knowledge-intensive Business Processes Which Lead To Competitive Advantage

JOURNAL : BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT JOURNAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Selena Aureli, Daniele Giampaoli, Massimo Ciambotti, Nick Bontis
June 2019

The Role Of Firms In Resilient Systems: A Multi?Level Framework

JOURNAL : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES / REVUE CANADIENNE DES SCIENCES DE L'ADMINISTRATION
CONTRIBUTORS: Brent Mcknight
April 2019

Patterns Of Firm Responses To Different Types Of Natural Disasters

JOURNAL : BUSINESS & SOCIETY
CONTRIBUTORS: Brent Mcknight, Martina K Linnenluecke
July 2019

Board Independence And Corporate Misconduct: A Cross-National Meta-Analysis

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: François Neville, Kris Byron, Corinne Post, Andrew Ward