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Matthew Hyginus


Organizational Behaviour


  • Martha Maznevski

Matt is a PhD student in the Organizational Behaviour group. He joined the PhD program after working in the health care industry at a community hospital in Toronto, where he became fascinated by the impact leadership has on organizational performance and employee well-being. Matt’s research interests focus on these topics, with a specific interest in the effect leaders’ trait mindfulness has on employees’ well-being.


  • Master of Business Administration, McMaster University, 2019
  • Honours Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto, 2016

Research Interests

  • Leader character
  • Mindfulness
  • Employee well-being


  • Dean’s Honour List, McMaster University
  • President’s Scholarship, University of Toronto

Professional Experience

  • Improvement Consultant, Michael Garron Hospital (2019-2021)
  • Claims Representative, Intact Financial Corporation (2016-2017)


(anticipated completion 2026)

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