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Organizational Behaviour

Cross-border Business Teams and the Entertainment Arena

More and more companies are abandoning traditional organisational structures and creating cross-border teams of people who live and work thousands of miles apart.

But there’s a catch. Nancy J Adler, the S Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University in Montreal, puts it like this: “Interconnectedness through modern technology has deluded many people. There is the false assumption that just because we can reach anyone in the world so easily through e-mail or Skype, we are therefore all the same.”

Published: 29Jan2014

Success Is What You Make It

What is success and how do you measure it? The experiences of a diversegroup of workers show how – and how much – they managed to balance career success with family responsibilities. Those who managed to strike the balance defined success on their own terms, had a strong sense of self and wereprepared to make trade-offs.

Published: 20Nov2013

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For general inquiries on the Organizational Behaviour discipline, please contact:

Lisa Cohen
Area Coordinator
Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University
1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1G5

Tel: 514-398-5561
Email: lisa [dot] cohen2 [at] mcgill [dot] ca


Our faculty members conduct research on a variety of organizational issues, approaching the study of organizations and those who comprise them from psychological and sociological perspectives. Below are samples of ongoing research projects.

Doctoral Students

Contact Information

Christine  Bataille

Email: christine [dot] bataille [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca
Phone: 514-398-4000 (ext. 00844)
Room: 304 (3430 McTavish)

Sumeet Duggal

Email: sumeet [dot] duggal [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca


Contact Information Research Areas & Courses Taught

Nancy J. Adler

Email: nancy [dot] adler [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Phone: 514-398-4031
Office: Bronf. 327


Comprised of scholars at various levels – senior and junior faculty as well as doctoral students – the members of the OB discipline have come to McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management from some of the top institutions of higher learning in the world, including Berkeley, Harvard, INSEAD, MIT, Yale, Stanford, and UCLA, among others.

Organizational Behaviour

Organizational Behaviour at Desautels Faculty of ManagementOrganizational Behaviour in McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management focuses on the human aspects of organizations: