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Manuel Mendonca

Degree Certifications:

BA in Economics, BCom in Banking, MA in Economics & Sociology from University of Bombay.

MBA in Finance & Organizational Behavior from McGill University.

Certificate in Teaching (Pedagogical Methods in Business Education) from Concordia University.

Teaching Diploma, Department of Education, Government of Quebec.

Academic Unit

Career and Professional Development


Professor Manuel Mendonça has been teaching in McGill's Faculty of Management and the Centre for Continuing Education since 1984. He is the recipient of the 1994 Distinguished Teaching Award from McGill's School of Continuing Studies. After his retirement from the Faculty in January 2008, he is continuing as a Course Lecturer with the School of Continuing Studies.

Professor Mendonça taught undergraduate and graduate courses in: Leadership, Managerial Negotiations, Compensation Management, Managing Organizational Change, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Behaviour Course Counsellors (OBCC) Program, Employment, Cross-Cultural Management, Ethics in Management.

His research interests include leadership, employee compensation, and cross-cultural management. He has co-authored 4 books and published 16 articles in refereed journals such as: California Management Review, Journal of Management Inquiry, Psychology and Developing Societies, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Applied Psychology: An International Review. An article, that he co-authored, was awarded the Best Paper Award for 2000 by Applied Psychology: An International Review. He also contributed 22 articles and chapters in books; and served as Guest Co-Editor, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences for the journal's special issue (December 2001) on Ethical Leadership and Governance in Organizations.

Prior to his teaching, Professor Mendonça held supervisory and management positions in petrochemical and electrical industries in India in the areas of Personnel, Industrial Relations and Management Development. Drawing on his management experience and research, he has conducted workshops and seminars on Human Resource Management in institutions in Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia – as follows: Canadian Health Services Management Institute, in Budapest, Hungary; Canadian MBA Program of Graduate School of Management (organized by UQAM) in Bucharest, Romania; Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya; Indonesia-Canada Islamic Higher Education Project in Indonesia and McGill Executive Institute, Montreal; McGill-KIMEP Natural Resource Executive Training Program, in Almaty, Kazakastan; Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology, in Mangalore, India.