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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
Kenneth T. Goh

Kenneth T. Goh

Assistant Professor
Lynn Imai

Lynn Imai

Assistant Professor
David Loree

David Loree

Assistant Professor
Fernando Olivera

Fernando Olivera

Associate Professor
Ann Peng

Ann Peng

Assistant Professor
R.L. (Lyn) Purdy

R.L. (Lyn) Purdy

Associate Professor
Kelly Raz

Kelly Raz

Assistant Professor
Claus Rerup

Claus Rerup

Associate Professor
Gerard Seijts

Gerard Seijts

Professor

Recent Publications

Seijts, G.H., Crossan, M.M., Carleton, E., 2017, "Embedding leader character into HR practices to achieve sustained excellence", Organizational Dynamics, January-March 46(1): 30 - 39.

Latham, G.P., Seijts, G.H., Slocum, J., 2016, "The Goal Setting and Goal Orientation Labyrinth: Effective Ways For Increasing Employee Performance", Organizational Dynamics, October-December 45(4): 271 - 277.

Bhardwaj, A., Qureshi, I., Konrad, A.M., Lee, M.S.H., 2016, "A Two-Wave Study of Self-Monitoring Personality, Social Network Churn, and In-Degree Centrality in Close Friendship and General Socializing Networks", Group & Organization Management, August 41(4): 526 - 559.