Dr. Goran Calic
Associate Professor / Director of the MBA Programs / Michael Lee-Chin & Family Professor in Strategic Business Studies
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 Computational Cognitive Neuroscience from Purdue University. Goran Calic’s research focuses on understanding why some individuals are more creative and some organizations are more innovative than others. His area of research is primarily concerned with early-stage entrepreneurship. His work on creativity in organizations was awarded the 2015 Max Henri Boisot Award from the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). He has written in a variety of academic publications, such as the Journal of Management Studies, Nature Scientific Reports, Rutgers Business Review, the Academy of Management Learning & Education, and The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior. His work is funded by a number of interdisciplinary grants and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Prior to starting his academic career, Goran Calic worked for four years in Osnabrück, Germany at Georgsmarienhütte GmbH. During this time, he was involved in activities related to market research and organizational strategy.