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Organizational Behaviour

Focuses on understanding the behaviour of individuals, groups and organizations.

About This Research Group

The field of OB focuses on understanding the behaviour of individuals, groups and organizations. This field uses theory and methods from a wide variety of disciplines including psychology, sociology, political science, anthropology, statistics and economics.

The research of Ivey's OB faculty group reflects a wide range of interests, including: leadership, personnel selection, gender and diversity in the workplace, discrimination and prejudice, expatriate management, goal-setting, group learning and team processes, errors, high performance work systems, and organizational mindfulness.

Faculty research is regularly published in the top management journals, including ASQ, AMJ, AMR, Organization Science, OBHDP, Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP), Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior (JOB), The Leadership Quarterly (LQ), as well as others.  

Faculty

A.C. (Ann) Frost

A.C. (Ann) Frost

Associate Professor
Ann Peng

Ann Peng

Assistant Professor
David Loree

David Loree

Assistant Professor
Fernando Olivera

Fernando Olivera

Associate Professor
Gerard Seijts

Gerard Seijts

Professor
Kelly Raz

Kelly Raz

Assistant Professor
Lucas Monzani

Lucas Monzani

Assistant Professor
R.L. (Lyn) Purdy

R.L. (Lyn) Purdy

Assistant Professor,Deans' Office

Recent Publications

Crossan, M.M., Byrne, A., Seijts, G.H., Reno, M., Monzani, L., Gandz, J., 2017, "Toward a Framework of Leader Character in Organizations", Journal of Management Studies, November 54(7): 986 - 1018.

Konrad, A.M., Seidel, M-D., Lo, E., Bhardwaj, A., Qureshi, I., (forthcoming), "Variety, Dissimilarity, and Status Centrality in MBA Networks: Is the Minority or the Majority More Likely to Network across Diversity?", Academy of Management Learning & Education, September 16(3).

Maslach, D., Branzei, O., Rerup, C., Zbaracki, M., (forthcoming), "Noise as signal in learning from rare events", Organization Science .