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The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) is a professional society of those interested in the scholarship, teaching and practice of management. Our members are based in business and related faculties at Canadian and international post-secondary institutions as well as private and public sector organizations. ASAC provides a stimulating and collegial community for sharing perspectives and building relationships across disciplines and industries.

 

ASAC 2017 Conference

HEC Montreal is very excited to host the 2017 conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC). In 2017, we will celebrate the 375th anniversary of the city of Montréal and the 110th anniversary of HEC Montréal. The conference theme: “Digital Economies and Cities” highlights the growing importance of technology and information exchanges between community stakeholders including governments, enterprises, and citizens.

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Full Program Now Available!

Click here to download the full program for the 2017 ASAC Conference.

The program contains the overall conference schedule and the divisional schedules.

We look forward to seeing you in Montreal!

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Spotlight on ASAC 2017 Doctoral Consortium

The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada is pleased to offer a Doctoral Consortium on the first day of the ASAC 2017 Conference at HEC Montréal.

The Consortium is intended for doctoral students at various stages of their dissertation research, and will focus on issues that seem critical to all attendees. The Consortium will offer highly interactive sessions facilitated by various scholars.

This is a cross-disciplinary Consortium; any doctoral student is eligible to participate. Having a paper accepted at the ASAC conference is not required. This is a cross-disciplinary Consortium; any doctoral student is eligible to participate. Having a paper accepted at the ASAC conference is not required.

Consortium participants are listed below, with the schedule of their appearance:


Dr. Eileen Fischer

Marketing

Monday May 29th, 9:15am - 10:30am

Eileen Fischer is a Professor of Marketing and the Max and Anne Tanenbaum Chair of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at the Schulich School of Business at York University. She studies how consumers and entrepreneurs navigate markets as they strive to achieve their goals, and how their actions affect both firm and market level dynamics. Her work has been published in Journal of Consumer Research; Journal of Retailing; Journal of Business Venturing; Journal of International Business; Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice; Consumption, Markets and Culture; Research Policy and a range of other outlets.


Dr. Becky Reuber

Strategy

Monday May 29th, 9:15am - 10:30am

Becky Reuber is Professor of Strategic  Management at the Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto. Her research focuses entrepreneurship and international entrepreneurship, and she is particularly interested in studying firms in digital markets. Her work has appeared in Academy of Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, among others.  She is editor for international entrepreneurship at Journal of International Business Studies, and sits of the editorial boards of Academy of Management Perspectives, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and Journal of Business Venturing.  


Dr. Nick Turner

Organizational behavior

Monday May 29th, 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Nick Turner is professor of organizational behavior at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. Before joining the University of Calgary in 2015, he was at the University of Sheffield (Institute of Work Psychology, 1998-2002), Queen’s University (Smith School of Business, 2002-2006), and the University of Manitoba (Asper School of Business, 2006-2014) where he served as associate dean research. His research explores the determinants and consequences of “healthy work”: employment that is psychologically enriching and physically safe, as well as effective for the organization. Some of his ongoing projects include the psychological outcomes of workplace injuries and the relationship between leadership and employee mental health. Much of this research uses data from employees and their organizations, and he has published studies in leading journals including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, and The Leadership Quarterly.


Dr. Seung Hwan (Mark) Lee

Marketing

Monday May 29th, 10:45am - 12:00pm

Dr. Seung Hwan (Mark) Lee is an Associate Professor at Ted Rogers School of Retail Management at Ryerson University. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at Western University. He completed his MBA at University of Windsor and Bachelor's degree in Arts & Science at McMaster University. His previous work experiences include working for Coca-Cola and General Motors. Dr. Lee’s primary research contributes to the topic of branding, virtual reality, marketing education, and sensory marketing. He has received article of the year for Marketing Education Review and Journal of Advancement for Marketing Education Dr. Lee previously taught Principles of Marketing at Western University where he was awarded the university-wide excellence in Teaching Award in 2011. He also taught Consumer Behavior at Colorado State University where he was the recipient of the university-wide Best Teacher Award in 2013.


Dr. Anne Mesny

Management

Monday May 29th, 10:45am - 12:00pm


Anne Mesny is a Professor at the Department of Management (HEC Montréal). She received her PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge (UK). She is the director of HEC Montréal Case Centre and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Case Studies in Management. Her teaching interests are management education, management learning, sociology of organizations and sociology of knowledge. She has conducted research into the use of the case method in management education, teaching development in higher education, the commercialization of research outputs, research impact on practice, industry/university research partnerships and public sociology.


Dr. Caroline Roux

Marketing

Monday May 29th, 10:45am - 12:00pm

Caroline Roux is Assistant Professor of Marketing at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. She received her PhD in Marketing from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She also holds an MSc in Marketing from HEC Montréal and a BBA in Marketing from the Université du Québec à Trois-RivièresCaroline’s primary area of research explores how resource scarcity impacts consumers’ mental processes, judgment, and behaviour. Her research has been published in top-tier academic journals, presented at internationally renowned academic conferences, and funded by both SSHRC and FRQSC.  Caroline mainly teaches and coordinates the undergraduate course Marketing Communications. She also co-taught a Research Methodology course at the MSc level, and a Marketing Management course at the Executive MBA level. Her teaching philosophy is to help students not only succeed to the best of their abilities in her course, but also become more enlightened consumers, marketers, and individuals.


 Dr. Anne-Marie Croteau

Information Technologies

Monday May 29th, 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Anne-Marie Croteau is professor of MIS and is the associate dean responsible for professional graduate programs and external relations at the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. Since 2000, Dr. Croteau has gained many years of administrative experience, including those spent as associate dean responsible of recruitment and awards at the School of Graduate Studies, director of the John Molson Executive MBA Program and the Aviation MBA Program, as well as the co-founder and director of the Graduate Certificate in e-Business Program. She currently serves on the board of Hydro-Québec and Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec and is a member of their IT steering committee. She is a recipient of the JMSB Dean’s mid-career award for distinguished scholarship. She obtained her PhD in MIS from Laval University (Quebec City); her MSc and BComm in MIS from HEC Montréal; and her BSc in Actuarial Mathematics from Concordia University. 


Dr. Pierre-Olivier Pineau

Decision sciences

Monday May 29th, 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Pierre-Oliver Pineau (PhD, HEC Montréal, 2000) is a professor at the Department of Decision Sciences of HEC Montréal and holds the Chair in Energy Sector Management since December 2013. He is an energy policy and management specialist, with a focus on electricity reforms. He has published many papers on the energy sector, most of them exploring the links between energy and some aspects of sustainable development. He participates regularly in the public debate on energy and has authored many reports for the government and other public organizations. He is a member of the CAEE, CIRODD and the institute EDDEC. Before joining HEC Montreal, he was an associate professor at the School of Public Administration, University of Victoria (2001-2006). 


Dr. Jane Webster

Management Information Systems 

Monday May 29th, 9:15am - 10:30am

Jane Webster received her PhD from the Stern School of Business at New York University and is currently a Professor of management information systems at Smith School of Business. She was previously an Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Webster’s current research concerns information systems and technologies to support environmental sustainability.  She has also investigated the impacts of technologies for distributed work, team effectiveness, organizational communication, employee recruitment and selection, employee monitoring, and training and learning. In 2003, Dr. Webster received the Smith School of Business Research Excellence Award. Dr. Webster 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, Information Systems Research, Journal of Organizational Behavior, MIS Quarterly, and Organization Science.

 





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