Dr. Jose Lam
B.Sc. (UBC), M.Sc. (McGill), M.B.A., Ph.D. (Concordia); Assistant Professor
Office: AS2018Areas 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
Office: AS2014Areas 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
Office: AS2012Areas of Interests: Professor Pitcher's current research interests include both the real and perceived costs and benefits of socially responsible corporate behaviour in a society of increasingly discriminating consumers, as well as the role of culture in determining our assessment of what makes a "respectable" brand.
Ms. Janice Ryan
B.Comm. (Hons.) (Co-op.) (Memorial), M.B.A. (Dalhousie); Lecturer
Office: AS2015Areas of Interests: Professor Ryan's research interests have grown out of her professional experiences in the field of international sporting event management, marketing, and working with people. She is particularly interested in the perception and attitudes related to branding in sport, and the challenges that surround recruitment, retention and motivation of the non-paid workforce. She is also keenly interested in exploring optimal organizational structures for volunteer-based organizations.
Dr. Jacqueline Walsh
B.A. (Hons.) (Memorial), LL.B. (New Brunswick), M.B.A. (Memorial), Ph.D. (Leicester); Assistant Professor
Office: AS 2017Areas of Interests: Professor 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.