Expertise: General Management
Mazi Raz is the Director of Learning Design & Strategy at The Ivey Academy and an Assistant Professor (limited duties) in General Management at the Ivey Business School. His research interests lie at the intersection of strategic foresight and leadership. He specializes in the relationship between ideological macro-trends and management thinkways, imagination, and creativity. At Ivey, Mazi teaches Power & Politics, an MBA course about often neglected dynamics of power, social relations, and political plays in organizations.
Mazi has held senior roles with Sauder Executive Education at UBC, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Peter Lougheed Leadership Institute, and Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Mazi has lived and worked in Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and the USA. Before embarking on an academic career, Mazi was a senior manager with several large corporations across a few industries, including aviation, finance, and media. He co-led the modernization project and strategy implementation of a national carrier of a Middle-Eastern country.
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March 8th, 2022
Listen to a podcast episode on the drivers behind work-life imbalance and the ways individuals and organizations can work to create a healthier equilibrium between employees personal and professional lives.Read Story
May 14th, 2021
In this episode originally recorded for Global Ivey Day 2021, our panel examines the phenomenon of 'being global,' and what it really means for Canadian innovation to scale up on the global market.Read Story
July 30th, 2021
Listen to a podcast episode on the importance of cybersecurity and how leaders can integrate cybersecurity measures into organizational culture hosted by Ivey Professor Mazi Raz.Read Story
November 5th, 2021
In this podcast episode, our panelists examine pioneering workplace programs, the competitive advantage of inclusion, and changing ideals of leadership through a more inclusive lens.Read Story
November 19th, 2021
Listen to a podcast episode on the strategic implications of a net-zero agenda on Canadian businesses.Read Story
December 9th, 2021
Listen to a podcast episode on how organizations can define their purpose to help drive innovation and create positive societal change.Read Story
October 22nd, 2020
Our panel of Karen Collins, Chief Talent Officer, BMO; Andrew Soren, Founder & CEO, Eudaimonic by Design; and Dr. Mazi Raz, Director, Learning Design & Strategy, The Ivey Academy, examined how leaders can advance well-being as both a strategy and long-term sustainable goal for both their organization and society.Read Story