Dr. Jose Lam
B.Sc. (UBC), M.Sc. (McGill), M.B.A., Ph.D. (Concordia); Assistant Professor
Areas of Interests: Dr. Lam’s research interests are in the fields of entrepreneurship, small business management, family business, and regional economic development. He has published articles and case studies on the role of entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial traits, venture creation, family business management, and succession process in family firms. His current research includes longevity of family firms, as well as local economic development.
Mr. Geoffrey Monteith
B.A. (Western Ontario), M.B.A. (McMaster), B.Ed. (Toronto); Lecturer
Areas of Interests: Professor Monteith’s research interests include the rise of the Chinese and Indian economies and their social, financial and economic effects on the international marketplace, especially in terms of the prices of oil, minerals and other commodities, as well as the growing importance of the online marketplace.
Ms. Julie Pitcher
B.A., M.B.A. (Memorial); Assistant Professor
Areas of Interests: Professor Pitcher is currently studying corporate social responsibility (CSR) and small and medium sized enterprises (SME), specifically, how SMEs may best leverage the values of CSR to identify opportunities that will serve as the basis for sustainable business growth, competitive advantage, and societal advancement on both a provincial and national stage. She is also undertaking preliminary research in the areas of gender and CSR, and of the definitional and measurement challenges that exist in the field of social entrepreneurship.
Mrs. Janice Turner
B.Comm. (Hons.) (Co-op.) (Memorial), M.B.A. (Dalhousie); Lecturer
Areas of Interests: Professor Turner is particularly interested in perception and attitudes related to branding in sport, especially as these topics relate to national (NSOs) and international sporting organizations (ISOs). At present, she is exploring her interest area of management challenges in the non-profit sector through preliminary research around the challenges of definition and measurement in the field of social entrepreneurship.
Dr. Jacqueline Walsh
B.A. (Hons.) (Memorial), LL.B. (New Brunswick), M.B.A. (Memorial), Ph.D. (Leicester); Assistant Professor
Office: AS 2017
Areas of Interests: Dr. Walsh’s research interests relate to her experiences working in senior management roles in small technology firms. She is currently studying the effects of intellectual property laws on the success of small software firms. As well, she is conducting research on optimal models for university-industry collaboration for the commercialization of technology.