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Andrew Sarta

Discipline

Strategy

Past Education

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

Refereed Journal Articles

  • 2021 ¬†¬† |¬† Sarta, A., Durand, R., Vergne, J.-P. Organizational Adaptation.¬† Journal of Management. forthcoming.¬†

Refereed Book Chapters

  • 2020¬† ¬†|¬† Grace, C., Sarta, A. ‚ÄúThe Future of Digital Wealth Management‚ÄĚ.¬† The Technological Revolution in Banking: How Bank and Fintech Customers Win Together. Ed. Michael King and Richard Nesbitt. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • 2018¬† ¬†|¬†¬†Sarta, A., Vergne, J.-P., Durand, R. ‚ÄúOrganizational Adaptation‚ÄĚ.¬† Oxford Bibliographies in Management. Ed. Ricky W. Griffin. New York: Oxford University Press.

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‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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 ‚Äď 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
    • 2017 |¬†Ad hoc Reviewer,¬†Academy of Management Big Data Conference
  • 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 | ‚ÄúFinancial Advice in Canada: A Way Forward‚ÄĚ | with Chuck Grace, Amy Young, and Romina Maurino | November 2017

Professional Experience

  • McDonald‚Äôs Restaurants of Canada Limited:
    ‚ÄĘ Department Head, Menu Innovation Manager (2011 ‚Äď 2016)
    ‚ÄĘ Menu Development and Innovation Lead (2008 ‚Äď 2011)
    ‚ÄĘ Business Insights Consultant (2006 ‚Äď 2008)
    ‚ÄĘ Business Insights Analyst (2005 ‚Äď 2006)

PhD

(anticipated completion 2021)

Ivey Business School

Andrew Sarta

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Personal Interests

  • Organizational Adaptation
  • Attention-based Decision-Making
  • Ambiguity and Choice
  • Technological Innovation and Change