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Department of Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources and Management

This department develops and instills students with the capabilities of a successful business manager. Understanding the elements of a business and how they work together as a cohesive unit is key for a manager to lead, develop and innovate a business successfully.

Faculty from a wide range of disciplines (leadership development, knowledge management, organizational behaviour and learning, business rhetoric, strategic human resources development, and business consulting), experiences (private and public sector, not-for-profit, business incubators) and backgrounds (Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin-America and North-America) give students a thorough education in each of their courses.


Mike Annett, PhD (Alberta)

Lyle Benson, PhD (Alberta)
Physical Education and Sport Studies

Evandro Bocatto, PhD (ESADE)
Management Studies

Francoise Cadigan, PhD (Manitoba)
Management Studies

Theresa Chika-James, PhD (Cardiff)
Management & Organizational Behaviour

Wanda Costen, PhD (Washington State)

Dianna Dempsey, PhD (Alberta)
Strategic Management & Organization, CHRP

Norene Erickson, PhD (Alberta)
Educational Policy Studies

Chris Hancock, MBA (Southern Queensland)

Charles Keim, PhD (British Columbia); PhD (Alberta)
English Literature, Organizational Behaviour

Tiffany Kriz, PhD (Case Western Reserve)
Organizational Behaviour

Noufou Ouedraogo, PhD (Strasbourg)

Belinda Panganiban, MBA (Royal Roads)
Executive Management

Tarek Salem, DBA (Arab Academy of Science & Technology)

Lisa Shamchuk, MLIS (Alberta)