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Management research is a form of disciplined inquiry that not only tries to shed light on challenges faced by organizations and their members, but also seeks to develop actionable knowledge for students and organizational stakeholders.


At the Desautels Faculty of Management, we require research excellence from our professors and doctoral students. We embrace diversity in thinking and welcome creative approaches to tackling stubborn managerial problems. We are known for our interdisciplinary openness and dedication to seeking deep insight. This is why Desautels is home of some of the most respected management scholars, such as Henry Mintzberg, who is widely considered one of the most influential management thinkers in the world.

Areas of specialization

We are proud of our contributions to a variety of research areas, including AccountingFinanceInformation SystemsMarketingOperations ManagementOrganizational Behavior, and Strategy and Organization

World-renowned professors

Our faculty members bring their expertise and knowledge into classrooms and our various research centers. Desautels is often rated as the most productive for research on a per capita basis in Canada. Feel free to engage us in a research conversation.