Jean-Baptiste Litrico

Jean-Baptiste Litrico is Associate Professor of Strategy and Organization, Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Strategy, and Director of the Centre for Social Impact at Smith School of Business.

Professor Litrico’s research examines how organizations and industries respond to changing societal demands. His research interests include social innovation, institutional change, and the management of environmental issues. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Strategic Organization, and his research has appeared in leading management journals including Academy of Management Journal, Organization Studies, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Stanford Social Innovation Review, and Journal of Business Ethics. He has received research and teaching awards including the Smith New Researcher Achievement Award, the Desautels Excellence in Teaching Award, and several competitive research grants.

His teaching spans the fields of Strategy and Organization Theory. At the Smith School of Business, he currently teaches an undergraduate course on Business and Corporate Strategy, and graduate-level courses on Strategy Process and Introduction to Research Methodology. He has also held visiting professor positions at Hitotsubashi University and Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan, and in a joint McGill-ESPN program in Brazil.

Professor Litrico received his PhD in Management from McGill University. He also holds a BSc and MSc from the University of Technology of Compiègne, France. Prior to entering Academia, he worked eight years in the global automotive industry, in France, Germany, Canada, and Mexico, and consulted for UNESCO and the McConnell Family Foundation. He is fluent in French, English, Spanish, and German.