Dr. Murphy's research interests involve the social psychological aspects of reporting and auditing, particularly when economic and psychological forces are at odds. She is keenly interested in the psychological aspects of fraud and ethics. Her current work examines the fraud triangle and factors that help predict fraud. Her work is published in top accounting and business journals including: Accounting; Organizations and Society; Contemporary Accounting Research; and Journal of Business Ethics.
Dr. Pam Murphy, PhD
Associate Professor and E. Marie Shantz Fellow in Accounting
Dr. Barling is one of the world’s leading authorities on transformational leadership and employee well-being. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, and the Canadian Psychological Association. He has published well over 150 research articles, 50 book chapters and several books on leadership; workplace violence; work stress, unions, work and family; and occupational health and safety.
Dr. Julian Barling, PhD
Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Queen's Research Chair
Dr. de Bettignies’ research focuses on economics of organizations, innovation and entrepreneurship, industrial organization, corporate finance, and public policy. His work is published or forthcoming in top tier academic journals including Management Science, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, International Journal of Industrial Organization, and Journal of Business Venturing.
Dr. Jean-Etienne de Bettignies, PhD
Associate Professor and Commerce '64 Fellow of Business Economics
Professor Purda conducts empirical research in finance focused on the areas of law and finance, credit ratings, and corporate governance. Her work has been published in the Journal of International Business Studies, the American Law and Economics Review, and the Journal of Financial Research. Her industry experience includes investment banking with Nesbitt Burns, where she worked on mergers and acquisitions, equity issues and divestitures. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Dr. Lynnette Purda, PhD
Associate Professor and RBC Fellow of Finance
Dr. McGill’s research focuses on revenue management and dynamic pricing and related problems in transportation science and statistical analysis. In 2008, he was awarded the Research Historical Prize in Revenue Management and Pricing from INFORMS (the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science). Jeff is a Senior Editor for Production and Operations Management and former Associate Editor for Operations Research and Transportation Science.
Dr. Jeff McGill, PhD
Distinguished Professor in Management Science and Operations Management
Dr. Dacin's areas of expertise include consumer behavior, branding, sales force and services management, corporate reputation and social responsibility, and social entrepreneurship. His publications appear in several journals including the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Consumer Psychology, the Journal of Advertising Research and the Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, and Organization Science.
Dr. Peter Dacin, PhD
Kraft Professor of Marketing
Dr. Webster’s current research concerns information systems and technologies to support environmental sustainability. She has served as a senior editor for MIS Quarterly, and has published in a variety of journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Communication Research, Journal of Organizational Behavior, MIS Quarterly, and Organization Science.
Dr. Jane Webster, PhD
E. Marie Shantz Professor of Management Information Systems
Dr. Litrico researches the diffusion of management models and practices across organizational and cultural borders. His current projects examine how organizations adopt novel management practices and how industries respond to legitimacy threats. He is also interested in the dynamics of diffusion of hybrid organizational forms, such as social enterprises that aim to create social value through market-based strategies. He regularly presents his research at scholarly gatherings in the U.S., Europe, and Canada.
Assistant Professor & Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Strategy
Dr. Goerzen's primary research interests centre on the strategic management of firms competing in international markets, with a focus on the organizational and performance effects of inter-firm networks, alliances, and location. He has published his research in many academic and practitioner journals such as Strategic Management Journal and Journal of International Business Studies. Dr. Goerzen is author of Networks and Location: Organizing the Diversified Multinational Corporation for Value Creation.
Professor & Donald R. Sobey Professor of International Business
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As a Queen’s doctoral student, you will select from nine areas of specialization.
The faculty at Smith School of Business is comprised of distinguished researchers, ensuring that your experience at Queen’s will be nothing short of exceptional. Our faculty not only publish in the world’s top peer reviewed journals, but also serve as editors, associate editors, and reviewers for these journals. Our faculty members, who have been recognized with international research awards, have earned great respect for the mentorship they provide our PhD students.
As a PhD student, you will have access to world class research facilities that are housed in the new expansion of Goodes Hall. The PhD Student Computer Lab comes loaded with state-of-the-art software and access to world leading research databases. PhD students have access to our new Behavioural Lab which is designed to facilitate leading edge research on individual and group level business issues. PhD students also draw on the Research Subject Pool for surveys and experiments. All PhD students are allocated office space from which to work.
Smith School of Business has been accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the world’s largest business school accreditation body.
Smith School of Business achieved unconditional EQUIS accreditation in 2006 and is a member of EFMD – the European Foundation for Management Development.