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Robert Park


Information Systems


  • Yasser Rahrovani

Robert is an Information Systems PhD student at the Ivey Business School. Having been puzzled by decisions and behaviours in industry throughout his professional career, he is interested in better understanding the way technology decisions are made at organizational and individual levels, how technology can change organizations in unexpected ways, and what factors enable success or failure for technology initiatives, especially in organizations that are not technology-savvy.


  • MBA, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, 2020
  • BBA, Simon Fraser University, 2005

Research Interests

  • Digital platform governance and moderation
  • Unintended consequences from technology and emergent behaviour in organizations
  • Technological impact on behavioural heterogeneity and homogeneity



  • Park, R. G. J.-W., & Rahrovani, Y. (2023). A Typology of Social Media Drifting. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2023 (1), 12305
  • 2023: AOM 83rd Annual Meeting Session Moderator for Paper Session 768: Social Media & Organizations


  • 2022-23: Brock Scholarship
  • 2023: 83rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management TIM Division Best Reviewer
  • 2006: Stevie International Business Awards: Best Support Team Winner (TELUS NSF Team Member)

Fun Fact

  • Proud owner of “I Survived” baseball cap for team efforts at Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Cypress Mountain Venue: the snow mountain with no snow


(anticipated completion 2025)

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