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					                                      SANJAY SHARMA

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Associate Professor (Policy & Sustainability)               344 Pommel Gate Crescent
School of Business and Economics                            Waterloo ON
Wilfrid Laurier University                                  N2L 5X4 Canada
Waterloo ON, N2L 3C5,Canada
Phone: 519-884-0710(2089)                                   519-885-4177
Email: ssharma@wlu.ca

                                  Educational Qualifications

1996          Ph.D. in Management, Faculty of Management, University of Calgary.
              Concentration: Policy, Environment, and Marketing

1976          M.B.A., Panjab University, India (University Gold Medal).

1974          B.Com. (Honours), The University of Delhi, India (University Merit list).

                         Academic/Administration Work Experience

2001 onward           Associate Professor (Policy)- With tenure, Wilfrid Laurier University,
                      Canada
                      (Eligible for application to full Professor in fall 2003)
1998-2001             Director, Executive MBA Programs, St. Mary’s University, Canada
1998-2001             Associate Professor- With tenure, Saint Mary’s University
1996-1998             Assistant Professor- Tenure Track, Saint Mary’s University
1992-1996             Research Graduate Assistant, University of Calgary

International and National Academic Committees
2002-2004              Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research
                       Grants Adjudication Committee
2002-2003              Chair, Organizations and the Natural Environment Division, Academy of
                       Management
2001-2002              Program Chair, Organizations and the Natural Environment Division,
                       Academy of Management Annual Meetings
2000-2001              Professional Development Workshops Chair, Organizations and the
                       Natural Environment Division, Academy of Management Annual
                       Meetings
1997-1998              Canadian National Roundtable on the Economy and the Environment,
                       Greening of Curriculum Committee
1996-1999              Chair, Internationalization and Integration Team, Organizations and the
                       Natural Environment Division, Academy of Management


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1998-2000           Member, Publications Team, Organizations and the Natural Environment
                    Division, Academy of Management
2000-2002           Member, Greening of the Academy of Management Taskforce
2000                Track Chair, Atlantic Schools of Business Annual Conference

University/Departmental administrative committees
2000-2001     Member, University Review Committee (Rank and Tenure)
1998-2001     Member, University Graduate Studies Committee
1998-2001     Member, University Environmental Studies Committee
1998-2001     Member, Faculty of Commerce Executive Committee
1996          Member, Ph.D. Program Planning Committee
1996          Member, Small Business/Entrepreneurship program Planning Committee
1996-1999     Departmental Representative, EMBA Council
1998-2001     Departmental representative, Library resources
1996-1998     Member, Faculty Recruitment Committee

Local Community Service
1996-2001           Rotary Club of Halifax
                    Chair, Environment Committee; Chair, International Programs Committee;
                    Member, Scholarships Committee; Member, Four-Way Test Committee

                                Managerial Work Experience
1986-1992    General Manager, Chanrai International Plc. UK
             Responsible for West African operations, which included cotton and cashew
             plantations & processing plants, textile and edible oil manufacturing, commodity
             trading and exports. This job involved multi-stakeholder collaboration with
             federal/provincial/local governments, local communities and indigenous
             people/tribes, special interest groups, international development agencies, and
             international banks and financial institutions Annual sales revenues of operations
             managed $500 million
1981-1986    Chief Executive, Sanraj Group Ltd., India
             Manufacture of processed foods, soaps, chemicals, food processing plant and
             equipment and franchising operations in processed foods. I established the
             franchising operations and was awarded the Federation of Indian Chambers of
             Commerce national award for innovative marketing. The sales revenues of the
             company grew by 900% during this period. Approximate annual sales revenues of
             operations managed: $100 million.
1979-1981    Financial Controller, Vardhman Spinning and General Mills Ltd., India.
             Company manufactures cotton/synthetic fibres, textiles, garments, and steel.
             Approximate annual sales revenues $ 1 billion
1976-1979    Assistant Manager (Finance), J.K. Synthetics Ltd., India.
             Company manufactures synthetic fibres, cellulose fibres, tire cord, textile
             machinery, steel pollution control equipment, and garments. Approximate annual
             sales revenues of company: $ 5 billion.

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                                     Awards and Honours

 2003: Service Award, Organizations and the Natural Environment, Academy of Management
 2003: Best Paper, Strategy Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada
 2003: Business School Faculty Rising Star Award by the “Corporate Knights” Magazine for
  establishing the triple-bottom line as a standard business practice.
 2001-2002: US Fulbright Scholar (at UNC-Chapel Hill)
 1996: Best Doctoral Dissertation Award, Social Issues in Management, Academy of
  Management.
 1997: Jossey-Bass/New Lexington Award for Best Academy Paper on Organizations and the
  Natural Environment, Academy of Management Meetings, Boston.
 1999: ANBAR Citation of Excellence for research impact.
 1994-95: Management Advisory Committee, University of Calgary, Research Award
 1976: Panjab University, India Gold Medal for finishing first in the MBA program.
 1974-76: Escorts-Goetze (corporate) merit scholarship for finishing first in all semesters of the
  MBA program at Panjab University, India.
 1974: University of Delhi, India merit list of top 10 students in the B.Com. (Honours) program.

Academic Research Funding/Grants
 2002: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Development
  Grant of $49,800 for The Sustainability of Canadian Business in the New Economy with
  collaborators at York University and Simon Fraser University.
 2000-2003: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research
  Grant, $45,296 to examine Sustainability Strategies in the Canadian Forest Products Industry
 1994-96: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship,
  $26,852
 2000-2001: Senate Research (Internal SSHRC) Grant, Saint Mary’s University- $2,500
  (Stakeholder influences on sustainability in the Canadian forest products industry)
 1998-99: Senate Research Grant (Internal SSHRC), Saint Mary’s University- $2,550
  (Environmental responsiveness in the Canadian forestry industry)
 1997-98: Senate Research Grant (Internal SSHRC), Saint Mary’s University- $3,150
  (Environmental responsiveness in the Canadian forestry industry)
 1996-97: Senate Research Grant (Internal SSHRC), Saint Mary’s University- $2,160
  (Biodiversity conservation strategies undertaken by the North American biotechnology industry)
 1995-96: Dissertation Research award from the University of Calgary, $1,500.
 1995: Research funding from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, $3,000.

Teaching Awards
 2000-2002: “Professor of the Program” voted by the EMBA Class of 2002 at Saint Mary’s
  University.
 1996-97: “Professor of the Year- Award for Teaching Excellence”, voted by the MBA Society at
  Saint Mary’s University, Halifax.
 Nominated for executive MBA, MBA and undergraduate teaching awards six times

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                                     Academic Publications
I. Book

Sharma, S. & Starik, M. 2002. (Eds.) Research in Corporate Sustainability: The Evolving Theory
      and Practice of Organizations in the Natural Environment. Edward Elgar Academic
      Publishing, Northhampton, MA. ISBN: 1-84064-906-2.

II. Books in Progress

Sharma, S. & Starik, M. (Eds.) New Perspectives on Research in Corporate Sustainability.
      Edward Elgar Academic Publishing, Northhampton, MA. Annual Series of Advances in
      Research in Corporate Sustainability (contract for four volumes): Theme for 2003 volume:
      Stakeholders, Environment and Society.

Starik, M . & Sharma, S. (Eds.) New Horizons in Corporate Sustainability. Greenleaf Publishing,
        UK. Annual series of practitioner and education focused articles on corporate sustainability
        (contract for four volumes). Guest editors for 2003 volume: Caroline Egri and Rick Bunch.

III.Refereed Journal Articles

Sharma, S. & Ruud, A. 2003. “On the path to sustainability: Integrating social dimensions into
      the research and practice of environmental management.” Business Strategy and the
      Environment, In-Press, June 2003 Issue lead article.

Aragon-Correa, A. & Sharma, S. 2003 “A contingent natural-resource based view of the firm.
      Academy of Management Review, 28(1): 71-88.

Sharma, S. 2001. "L'organisation durable et ses stakeholders." Revue Francaise de Gestion,
      13 (November-December): 154-167.

Sharma, S. 2001. “Different strokes: The effect of different regulatory styles on environmental
      strategy in the North American oil and gas industry.” Business Strategy and Environment
      10(6): 344-364.

Sharma, S. 2000. “Managerial interpretations and organizational context as predictors of firm
      choice of environmental strategies.” Academy of Management Journal, 43(4): 681-697

Sharma, S. & Vredenburg, H. 1998. “Proactive environmental responsiveness strategy and the
      development of competitively valuable organizational capabilities.” Strategic Management
      Journal, 19(8): 729-53.

(“Building organizational capabilities in the Canadian energy sector.” Research translation of the
       above article, Academy of Management Executive, 13(2): 88-89.)


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Sharma, S, Pablo. A.,and Vredenburg, H. 1999. “Corporate environmental responsiveness
     strategies: The role of issue interpretation and organizational context.” Journal of Applied
     Behavioral Science, 35(1): 87-109.

Sharma, S. & Nguan, O. 1999. “The biotechnology industry and biodiversity conservation
      strategies: The influence of managerial interpretations and risk propensity.” Business
      Strategy and the Environment. 8 (Jan-Feb): 46-61.

Sharma, S. 1999. “Trespass or symbiosis: Dissolving the boundaries between marketing strategy
      and strategic management.” Journal of Strategic Marketing. 7(2): 73-88

Sharma, S., H. Vredenburg, & F. Westley. 1994. “Strategic bridging: A role for the multinational
      corporation in Third World Development”, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol.
      30(4): December 1994, pp. 458-476.

Hung, C.L. & Sharma, S. 1999. “Canadian cooperative alliances in Pacific Asia: An overview of
      strategic orientation and performance.” Journal of Asian Business¸ 15(2): 61-77.


IV. Other journal publications

Book review of “Organizations, Policy and the Natural Environment: Institutional and Strategic
      Perspectives” in the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 20(2): 181-182.

Guest editor for special issue on Corporate Social Responsibility of Business Strategy and the
       Environment, volume 12, June 2003.

V. Book Chapters

Sharma, S. 2002. “What really matters: Research on corporate sustainability.” In Sharma, S. &
      Starik, M. (eds.) Research in Corporate Sustainability: The Evolving Theory and Practice
      of Organizations in the Natural Environment: 1-29.. Edward Elgar Academic Publishing,
      Northhampton, MA.

VI. Articles under review at Refereed Journals

Hart, S.L. & Sharma, S. “Radical transactiveness and competitive imagination. Under first
        review at Academy of Management Executive

Sharma, S. & Henriques, I. “Stakeholder influences on sustainability practices in the Canadian
      forest products industry.” Under second review at the Strategic Management Journal.

Sharma, S. & Henriques, I. “Stakeholder influence strategies in the Canadian forest products
      industry. “ Under second review at the Strategic Management Journal.

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Sharma, S., Aragon-Correa, A. & Rueda, A. “A contingent examination of the influence of
      organizational capabilities on proactive environmental strategy in European and North
      American ski resorts.” Under first review at the Academy of Management Journal.

Joshi, A. & Sharma, S. “Iterative new product development: Its antecedents and effect on new
        product performance. Under third review at the Journal of Marketing

Daellenbach, U., Sharma, S. and Vredenburg H. “A dynamic theory of corporate reputation
       formation and stability.” Under second review at Corporate Reputation Review

VII. Refereed Conference Proceedings.

Sharma, S. & Henrqiues, I. 2003. “Stakeholder influences and sustainability practices in the
      Canadian forest products industry.” Best Paper, Strategy Division, Administrative
      Sciences Association of Canada Annual Meetings, Halifax, June.

Sharma, S. & Henriques, I. 2002. “Stakeholder pressures and sustainability strategies in the
      Canadian forestry industry.” Proceedings of the Greening of Industry Network Annual
      Conference, Gotenburg, Sweden, June.

Sharma, S. 2001. “Stakeholder influences and sustainability knowledge creation.” Proceedings of
      the Eleventh Meeting of the International Association of Business & Society, Sedona, AZ,
      March

Sharma, S. 2000. “Differences in regulatory styles and environmental strategies in the U.S. and
      Canadian energy sectors.” Proceedings of the Eleventh Meeting of the International
      Association of Business & Society, Burlington, Vermont, March.

Sharma, S. 1999. "Sustainability thinking and practices in the Canadian forest products industry.”
      In Best paper Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Greening of Industry
      Network, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, November.

Sharma, S. 1999. “Sustainability strategies in the forestry industry.” In Wood, D.J. & Rehbein, K.
      (Eds.), Proceedings of the Tenth Meeting of the International Association of Business &
      Society, Paris, June.

Joshi, A. & Sharma, S. 1999. “Environmental Turbulence and Firm Performance: The Mediating
        Role of Market Orientation Processes” Proceedings of the Annual Summer Educators
        Conference of the American Marketing Association.

Sharma, S. & Nguan, O. 1998. “Biodiversity strategies of biotechnology companies in developing
      countries.” In Calton, J. & Rehbein, K. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Meeting of
      the International Association of Business and Society, pp. 229-234, Kona, Hawaii, March

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Sharma, S. 1997. “A longitudinal investigation of corporate environmental responsiveness:
      Antecedents and outcomes.” In Dosier, L. N. J.B. Keys. Best Paper Proceedings, Academy
      of Management Meetings, Boston, MA.: 460-464. Jossey-Bass/ New Lexington Press Best
      Award for Best Academy Paper on Organizations and the Natural Environment.

Sharma, S. & St. Cyr, A. 1997. “ A resource market approach to micro and small enterprises
      development.” In Weber, J. & Rehbein, K. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Eighth Annual
      Meeting of the International Association of Business and Society, pp. 314-319, Sandestin,
      FL, March

Sharma, S. 1997. “Trespass or symbiosis: Dissolving the boundaries between marketing strategy
      and strategic management.” Proceedings of the Atlantic Schools of Business Annual
      Meetings, October 1997, Fredericton.

Sharma, S. 1996. “An empirical investigation into the influence of managerial cognitions and
      organizational context on corporate environmental responsiveness.” In Logsdon, J. &
      Rehbein, K. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference of the International
      Association of Business and Society, pp. 386-391, Santa Fe, NM: March.

Sharma, S., & H. Vredenburg. 1994. “Environmental Response in the Canadian oil and gas
      industry.” In S. Wartick & D. Collins (eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference of
      the International Association of Business & Society, pp. 448-453., Hilton Head, S.C.:
      March.

Sharma, S. 1994. “Environmental management - Global interconnections and the Third World
      perspective: A role for private business”, in S. Wartick & D. Collins (eds.), Proceedings of
      the Fifth Annual Conference of the International Association of Business & Society, pp.
      505-510., Hilton Head, S.C.: March.

Sharma, S. & H. Vredenburg. 1994. “Stakeholder relations and environmental response in the
      Canadian oil and gas industry”, in A. Rahim (ed.), Proceedings of the Second Biannual
      International Conference on Advances in Management, Calgary, AB: June.(abstract)

Sharma, S., H. Vredenburg, & F. Westley. 1993. “Strategic bridging: A role for the multinational
      corporation in Third World Development”, in S. Wartick & D. Collins (eds.), Proceedings
      of the Fourth Annual Conference of the International Association of Business & Society, pp.
      103-108., San Diego, CA.: March.

Sharma, S. & H. Vredenburg. 1993. “Incorporating environmental concerns into strategy: A source
      of competitive advantage”, in Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the Administrative
      Sciences Association of Canada, Lake Louise, AB: May-June.(abstract)



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VIII. Refereed conference presentations:

           A.Paper Presentations

Sharma, S. 2003. “Stakeholder integration and organizational innovation.” TIM and ONE.
      Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Seattle, August.

Sharma, S. & Henriques, I. 2003. “Stakeholder influences on sustainability practices in the
      Canadian forest products industry.” ONE, Academy of Management Annual Meetings,
      Seattle, August.

Sharma, S. & Henriques, I. 2003. “Stakeholder influence strategies in the Canadian forest
      products industry.” SIM, Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Seattle, August.

Hart, S.L. & Sharma, S. 2002. “Radical transactiveness and competitive imagination.” ONE, SIM
        and BPS. Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Denver, August.

Hart, S.L. & Sharma, S. 2002. “Stakeholder engagement and knowledge creation.” Paper presented
        at the Strategic Management Society Annual Meetings, Paris, September.

Sharma, S. 2000. “Different strokes: Differences in regulatory styles and environmental strategy in
      the Canadian and U.S. energy sectors.” ONE, Academy of Management Annual Meetings,
      Toronto, 2000.

Sharma, S. 2000. “Sustainability strategies in the Canadian forest products industry: An
      exploration.” ONE, Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Toronto, 2000.

Sharma, S. & Nguan, O. 1998. “The biotechnology industry and biodiversity conservation
      strategies: The influence of managerial interpretations and risk propensity.” ONE, Academy
      of Management Annual Meetings, San Diego, August.

Sharma, S. & Vredenburg, H. 1998. “Proactive environmental responsiveness strategies and the
      development of competitively valuable organizational capabilities. “ Paper presented at the
      Spring 1998 meeting of the Institute of Operations Research and the Management Science
      (INFORMS), Montreal, April 26-29th.

Sharma, S. 1996. “Proactive environmental responsiveness: Catalysts for changing organizational
      paradigms and organizational capabilities.” BPS, ONE, and SIM. Academy of Management
      Annual Meetings, Cincinnati, OH, August 1996.

Sharma, S. 1995. “Proactive environmental response: Trigger for organizational learning and
      organizational capabilities.” ONE, Academy of Management Annual Meetings at
      Vancouver, BC: August.


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Sharma, S. 1995. “Environmental strategies and organizational capabilities.” Proceedings of the
      Fifth Greening of Industry Network Conference, Toronto, ONT: November.

Vredenburg, H. & Sharma, S. 1995. “Anticipating strategic outcomes as a function of legislation
      mandating plain packaging.” Paper presented at the Society of Consumer Psychology
      Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA: May.

Hung, C.L. & Sanjay Sharma. 1995. “ Factors affecting the success of strategic alliances
       between Canadian and Pacific-Asian companies: An exploratory study.” Paper presented
       in the International Business division of the Annual meetings of the Administrative Sciences
       Association of Canada, Windsor, Ontario: June 1995.

Sharma, S. 1994. “Opportunity framing of environmental issues: The role of visionary
      leadership in issue construction”, OMT, MOC, and SIM divisions
      of the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Dallas, TX: August.


       B. Research Workshops

2003: Organized a workshop (with Mark Starik) “New Horizons and New Prespectives in
       Research on Corporate Sustainability.” Academy of Management Annual Meetings,
       Seattle.

2003: Panelist in the Junior Faculty Consortium, SIM and ONE, Academy of Management
       Annual Meetings, Seattle.

2003: Panelist in the Doctoral Consortium, ONE, Academy of Management Annual Meetings,
       Seattle.

2002: Facilitated the Organizations and the Natural Environment Junior Faculty and Doctoral
       Consortium at the Academy of Management Meetings, Denver, August

2002: Facilitated a research workshop on “The evolving theory and practice of organizations in
       the natural environment” at the Academy of Management Meetings, Denver, August

2002: Conducted a workshop on developing research proposals and dissertations on
       environmental strategy and sustainability at IIIEE, Lund University, Sweden, June

2001: Facilitated the Organizations and the Natural Environment Junior Faculty and Doctoral
       Consortium at the Academy of Management Meetings, Washington DC, August

2001- “Teaching a mandatory course on environmental management” Presentation made a
       workshop on Advances in teaching environmental subjects, Academy of Management
       Meetings, Washington DC, August

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2000- Participated in a workshop of international experts on Trade and the Environment "A letter
       to the World Trade Organization Commission on Trade and the Environment (CTE)" at
       Burlington, Vermont, March.

1999- Ran a workshop "Conducting Quantitative Research in Sustainability" at the Eighth
       Annual Greening of Industry Conference, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,
       November.

1999- One of the 10 academics invited to the Annual Leaders Conference jointly hosted by the
       Boston College Center for Corporate Community relations and the Aspen Institute for
       Corporate Leadership in Orlando in March. The academics facilitated knowledge building
       and dissemination of cutting-edge research in social innovations and competitiveness to
       over 300 corporate presidents and vice-presidents of the world's largest companies.

1998- Co-organized the workshop "Internet Based Teaching of Global, Technological, and
       Environmental Issues: A Workshop for Web-Shy Faculty" at the Academy of Management
       meetings in San Diego, 1998.
       Organizers: Paul Shrivastava, Bucknell University; Paul Meising, SUNY,
       Albany; Sanjay Sharma, St. Mary's University, Canada.

1998- Invited to participate in a workshop on “Greening the Business Curriculum: Integrating
       sustainability into the core”, held by the National Roundtable on the Environment and
       Economy, Ottawa, March 11-12.

1997- Co-organized and facilitated a two day session at the 1997 Annual Academy of Management
       Meetings at Boston, MA titled, “Seeing 20/20: Setting the research agenda for the next
       millennium.” This session included noted management scholars including Stuart Hart, Jim
       Walsh, Alan Rugman, Jane Dutton, Bruce Kogut, Tom Donaldson, Afred Marcus,
       Hayagreeva Rao, among others.

1996- Organized a preconference session at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings,
       Cincinnati, Ohio titled, “Learning from Personal Sustainability Initiatives.” Participants:
       Mark Starik (George Washington U.), Harrie Vredenburg (U. of Calgary), Gordon Rands
       (Penn. State), and Gary Throop (Clarkson).

1995- Session Chair and Coordinator for two academic sessions and one academic workshop at the
       Fifth Greening of Industry Network Conference in Toronto, November 1995.

1994- Academic session chair and discussant for the Second Annual Meeting of the International
       Conference on Advances in Management.

1994- Invited to attend the doctoral consortium of the Business Policy and Strategy division at the
       Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Dallas, Texas, 1994.

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IX. Technical Reports

1994- Prepared a report under contract to the Ministry of Health, Government of Canada, “Strategic
       Adaptation Scenarios in the Canadian Tobacco Products Industries Consequent to
       Introduction of Plain Packaging for Cigarettes.” This constituted a portion of the final report
       issued by the Auditor General of Canada on the implications of the introduction of plain
       packaging for cigarettes in Canada.

X. Invited Research Talks

    “A Contingent Natural Resource-Based View” at the Research Seminar series at UNC, Chapel
     Hill, November 2001
    “Competitiveness through sustainability” at the Saint Mary’s University Business Breakfast
     Series, 2001
    “Stakeholder integration and sustainable knowledge creation.” At the Woodlands Conference,
     Houston, Texas, January 2001.
   "Sustainability and Competitiveness" at Dalhousie University, February 2000.
   “Managing for the Triple Bottom Line” at the Ivey Business School Speaker Series, January
    2000.
   “A Theory of Corporate Environmental Responsiveness.” at the Research Seminar Series,
    Faculty of Commerce, Saint Mary’s University (1996).
   “Environmental Management and Sustainable Development: A Distinction.” at the Research
    Seminar Series, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary (1995).
     “Corporate Environmental Responsiveness in the North American Oil and Gas Industry.” at the
     Research Seminar Series, Faculty of Management, University of Calgary (1995).

X. Academic reviewer
 Journals:
Adhoc reviewer for the following journals:
 Academy of Management Review
 Academy of Management Journal
 Strategic Management Journal
 Organization Science
 Journal of International Business Studies
 Journal of Management Studies
 Journal of Business Research
 Business and Society
 Business Strategy and the Environment
 International Journal of Operations Research
 Family Business Review
 Corporate Environmental Management
 Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences

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 Meetings:
 Academy of Management (Business Policy and Strategy, Social Issues in Management and
  Organizations and Natural Environment Divisions), 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,
  2002, 2003.
 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada - Marketing, Business Policy, and International
  Business Divisions, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998.
 International Association of Business & Society, 1993-2002
 International Conference for Advances in Management, 1993, 1995.

 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada: Reviewer for research proposals

                           TEACHING & STUDENT ADVISING

                                 Courses designed and taught

Wilfrid Laurier University
 BU691O: Competitive Strategy for a Sustainable World (MBA elective)
 BU 601: Strategic Management (MBA integrated core)
 BU 661: International Strategy (MBA elective)
 BU491: Competitive Strategy in the Changing Social, Environmental and Ethical Context
of Business (BBA Core)

At Saint Mary's University
 Sustainability strategies for Business (MBA core)
 Strategic Management (MBA and EMBA capstone)
 International Business (MBA and EMBA elective)
 Strategic Marketing (MBA elective)
 Marketing Management (B.Com core)

Executive Education Programs:
 Learning in a Global Environment
 Global Strategies for Business

Other universities
 Strategic Leadership and Change (Designed capstone course for Dalhousie University’s
   Financial Services MBA Program and wrote course content).
 Organizations and the Natural Environment (Athabasca University distance education
   course)




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Student Supervision and Advising activities


Doctoral Dissertation Committees (Dissertations in progress)
 Dissertation Committee of Antonio Rueda at University of Granada, Spain for his dissertation
in the area of Business Strategy and the Environment. Advisor: Alberto Aragön-Correa.
 Dissertation committee of Ted London, doctoral student at the University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill for his dissertation “Growth at the periphery: A contingent resource-based view of
innovation and alliances.” Advisor: Stuart Hart.

Masters Thesis Committees

 Advisory committee for Anika St. Cyr, for her graduate thesis “ A resource market approach to
micro and small enterprises development” in International Development Studies at Saint Mary’s
University.
 Advisory committee for Dalhousie University Library Science student David McDonald
(advisor: Dr. Larry Amey) for his thesis “Developing a sustainable collection: Sustainable
development and sustainable environmental management.

MBA Research Projects
Supervisor and Advisor for the following MBA/ EMBA Major Research Projects at Saint Mary’s
University an Wilfrid Laurier University:

   Nguan, O.Y. 1996-97. “The biodiversity industry and biodiversity conservation” Managerial
    determinants of responsiveness.”
   Morrison, K. R. 1996-97. “ A market opportunity analysis for a cultured eel industry in Nova
    Scotia.”
   Lee, B. 1996. “Seniorcare: A Business Plan.”
   Coldwell, D. 1997-98. “The impact of advertising on perceived service quality in electronic
    banking.”
   Blackwood, R. 1997-98. “The influence of longevity on the success of strategic alliances.”
   Mander, Mark & Douglas, Tim. 1998-99. “Lifelong Learning Online”
   Sanford, Paul. 1998-99. “Emerging strategic scenarios for Nova Scotia Power: Deregulation
    and restructuring of the Canadian energy industry.”
   Smith, George. 1998-99. “Public policy implications: Deregulation of the Canadian energy
    industry.”
   Papadopoulos, Yusef. 1998-99. “Diffusion of agricultural innovations: A conceptual model for
    Atlantic Canada.”
   Kato, Hiroyuki. 1998-99. “Implications of mass customization strategies.”
   Gorla, Daniele. 1998-99. “A study of the gaps between corporate image and corporate
    reputation.”
   Carey, Ryan. 1999-2000. “The forecast growth of regional gas markets and the competitive
    positioning of PanCanadian Resources Limited”

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   Ferguson, Scott. 1999-2000. “A strategic growth plan for the Metro Centre.” (In progress).
   Countway, Norm. 1999-2000. “Identification of applications for new technology diffusion in
    spectral imaging.”
   Sadek, Joseph. 1999-2000. "How to do business in Egypt."
   Ranelli, Michael. 2000-2001. “Developing a comprehensive model for organizational learning.”
   Duffett, Harold. 2000-2001. “Building an Institutional Framework for Organic Farming in
    Nova Scotia.”
   Gawne, Brad and Goris, Steve (In progress). “A model for a sustainable community in Siberut
    Island, Indonesia.”
   Deering, Darren. (In progress). “Organizational variables explaining variability in responses of
    individual firms in the oil and gas industry to the Kyoto Protocol.”
   McDoom, Siddiq. (In progress). “Developing an emissions trading market in Canada under the
    Kyoto Protocol- valuation and institutional frameworks.”
   Baker, William (In progress). “Sustainable business models for the Chinese economy.”

Coaching students for case competition
Coach: Saint Mary’s Senior undergraduate team for the Bristol Case Competition for Atlantic
Canadian Business Schools. Saint Mary’s team were finalists and runners up.




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