Mellon Foundation from She is working to complete her first book manuscript on the French Jesuit mission to North America during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Prior to joining the faculty at the Odette School of Business, Dr. To date, Chris has had the pleasure of teaching more than 2, students, spanning undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels of study.
He has also been invited to speak to academic and practitioner audiences including the Federal Government of Canada, the Maytree Foundation, the Canadian Board of Trade, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and the Schulich Nonprofit Leadership and Management forum, as well as to masters and doctoral student groups.
Prior to arriving at Odette, Chris received a Seymour Schulich Teaching Excellence Award, and has received three subsequent teaching awards since his arrival.
Drawing on almost a decade of management experience, he brings an insightful yet pragmatic approach to management and strategy learning. Chris is an active researcher in the nonprofit sector, where he focuses on Canadian nonprofit boards of directors and the role of power, diversity and inclusion in shaping change in organizational governance and governing effectiveness.
His research interests draw on organization theory and strategic management to investigate how emerging routines and capabilities evolve to serve as sources of innovation and resilience inside organizations. His program of research incorporates people social resourcespractices individual and collective processesand context systemic, structural, and environmental influences to examine how and why new capabilities emerge and change over time.
He also investigates the contribution of social networks to organizational performance, by examining how social capital emerges in dynamic networked environments and how social capital emergence impacts the evolution of organization capabilities. In addition, he has a great deal of interest, experience, and enthusiasm for teaching in the areas of Strategic Management, Organizational Theory, Organizational Learning and High Performance, as well as issues of Governance, Diversity and Inclusion.
Research Publications Fredette, C. From diversity to inclusion: A multi-method study of diverse governing groups, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Determinants of the range of ethno-cultural diversity on nonprofit boards: A study of large Canadian nonprofit organizations.
Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 42 6 Social capital and nonprofit governance effectiveness. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 22 4 Academic governance of universities: Reflections of a senate chair on moving from theory to practice and back.
Journal of Management Inquiry, 18 2 Theory to practice in academic governance: Not the last word. Effects of newcomer practicing on cross-level learning distortions. Management Learning, 39 4 Practitioner-Oriented Publications Fredette, C.
Leadership Diversity in the Nonprofit Sector: Baby steps, big strides, and bold stances. The inclusive nonprofit boardroom: Leveraging the transformative potential of diversity.
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He has been the recipient of several scholarships and awards, including the Susan Mann Dissertation Scholarship from York University, the Neil Black Memorial Scholarship from the London Goodenough Association of Canada, an Ontario Graduate Scholarship from the Government of Ontario, and both the Fleischer Award and the Tom and Mary Beck Jewish.
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