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Andrew Sarta

Degree

PhD (anticipated completion 2020), Ivey Business School

Discipline

Strategy

Past Education

  • Honors Business Administration (Ivey Business School, Western University, 2003)

Invited Manuscripts

  • Sarta A., J.-P. Vergne, R. Durand, “Organizational Adaptation”. In Oxford Bibliographies in Management. Ed. Ricky Griffin. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Conference Presentations and Proceeding

  • 2019    |  Reset: Stock-Taking and Rethinking Organizational Adaptation as Congruence (with J.P. Vergne and R. Durand) | Advancing New Understandings of History in the Management Field Symposium | 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management | Boston, United States.
  • 2019    |  Cognition, Market Velocity, and Attentional Shifts: A Multi-level Study of FinTech’s Emergence | 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management | Boston, United States.
  • 2019    |  Cognition, Market Velocity, and Attentional Shifts Toward New Technology: A Multi-level Study of FinTech’s Emergence | 35th EGOS Colloquium | Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • 2018 | Sarta, A., What Shapes Attention to New Technology? A Multi-Level Study of Organizational Attention to FinTech by Incumbent Banks, 38th Annual Meeting of the Strategic Management Society. Paris, France.
  • 2019    |  The Robo (R)evolution: Temporality, Incumbent Innovation, and Adaptation to Digital Financial Advice | Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Hits and Misses: Strategic Decisions in an Uncertain World | Frankfurt, Germany.
  • 2019    |  What Shapes Attention to New Technology? A Multilevel Study of Organizational Attention to FinTech by Incumbent Banks | The Second Toronto FinTech Conference | Toronto, Canada.
  • 2018 | Sarta, A., In the Zone: Situated Drivers of Early and Intense Attention to FinTech by Incumbent Banks, 38th Annual Meeting of the Strategic Management Society. Paris, France.
  • 2018 | Sarta, A., Attention Grabbers: A Cognition-Capability Study of Early and Intense Attention to FinTech, 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Chicago, USA.
  • 2017 | Sarta, A., Attention Grabbers: A Cognition-Capability Study of Early and Intense Managerial Attention to FinTech by Banks, The First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Case Publications and Other Teaching Material

  • 2018 | Nest Wealth | with Chuck Grace. Ivey Publishing (forthcoming).
  • 2006 | Eastern Talon Transport | with Elizabeth M.A. Grasby. Ivey Publishing.
  • 2005 | Hospitality Services – The University of Western Ontario | with Elizabeth M.A. Grasby. Ivey Publishing.

Teaching Appointments

  • Lecturer, Ivey Business School (2003-2005)

Academic Service

  • Ad hoc reviewer
    • 2019 | Ad hoc Reviewer, Organization Studies| Ad hoc Reviewer, 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
    • 2018 | Ad hoc Reviewer, 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
  • Conference Organization 
    • 2019 | Conference Chair, The 2nd Toronto FinTech Conference, Ivey Business School
    • 2018 | Organizing Committee, The Future of Digital Advice Conference, Ivey Business School
    • 2017 | Panel Moderator, The First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference

Industry Outreach

  • 2017 | Industry White Paper | “Financial Advice in Canada: A Way Forward” | with Chuck Grace, Amy Young, and Romina Maurino | November 2017

Professional Experience

  • McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited:
    • Department Head, Menu Innovation Manager (2011 – 2016)
    • Menu Development and Innovation Lead (2008 – 2011)
    • Business Insights Consultant (2006 – 2008)
    • Business Insights Analyst (2005 – 2006)

Academic Awards and Honours

  • C.B. (Bud) Johnston Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ivey Business School, Western University. 2019-20.
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Province of Ontario, Canada, 2019-20.
  • C.B. (Bud) Johnston Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ivey Business School, Western University. 2018-19.
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Province of Ontario, Canada, 2018-19.