The Sauder School of Business is one of the world’s leading academic business schools. Located in Vancouver, Canada’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, Sauder provides a global business perspective at a dynamic crossroads of the international marketplace.
At the Robert H. Lee Graduate School at the Sauder School of Business, we define and teach the future of management thinking. We nurture creativity and help our students develop this skills and resourcefulness to adapt concepts and ideas to new and emerging challenges. Our faculty are at the forefront of management thinking. They are recognized internationally as leaders in business research and highly respected both within and outside the academic community.
With 15 specialized research centres working with leading international companies, Sauder is bringing creative management practices to the marketplace.
- Business Families Centre
- Centre for Operations Excellence
- Centre for Operations Research & Analytics in Health
- Centre for Transportation Studies
- Centre for Urban Economics & Real Estate
- Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing
- Gender and Diversity in Leadership Initiative
- KPMG Research Bureau in Financial Reporting
- Phelps Centre for the Study of Government and Business
- Phillips, Hager & North Centre for Financial Research
- W. Maurice Young Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research Centre
The Sauder building houses a dedicated graduate school facility for the Robert H. Lee Graduate School, innovative and interactive learning spaces, a trading lab, and communication technologies that can deliver international business leaders into classrooms at the click of a mouse.
Built to inspire a new generation of business leaders, a recent $70-million expansion of the modern, high-tech Sauder building added 55,000 square feet to the original 216,000 square foot structure. The redevelopment included a host of features and facilities that help establish Sauder as a global hub for business education.
With over 100 leading academics from more than 24 countries, our faculty enjoys worldwide recognition for its excellence in research, innovative teaching, and active business outreach. Faculty members collaborate across our divisions, sharing their ideas, experience, and expertise.
Schools / Departments
Research and teaching at the Sauder School of Business are organized into seven administrative units. Faculty members are affiliated with one primary division, but collaboration across divisions is common and encouraged.
Graduate Degree Programs
Research Supervisors in Faculty
|Strike, Vanessa||Private Sector Corporations, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Family Business, Governance, Entrepreneurship, Advising, Sensemaking|
|Tansey, James||Ethics of new and emerging technologies, Emerging markets and institutions for carbon trading, Social determinants of health, GM crops and animals|
|van Jaarsveld, Danielle||call centre management practices; employer-employee relations, Call centre management practices, employer-employee relationship, employment policy, labour market analysis, public sector collective bargaining, work and employment relations|
|Vertinsky, Ilan Boris||Forestry, international trade, natural resource economics, trade, forest policy, softwood lumber agrerement, cross-cultural management|
|Vijayaraghavan, Rajesh||Accounting and risk management in financial institutions, Disclosure, Corporate governance and performance measurement, Corporate Finance, Applications of machine learning|
|Wang, Yanwen||Marketing, public policy, public health, technology, financial decision making|
|White, Katherine||Social influence, social marketing, sustainability, prosocial consumption, corporate social responsibility|
|Winter, Ralph||competition policy, regulation, mergers, electricity, Competition policy, insurance markets, corporate finance|
|Woo, Carson C||Information Systems, Conceptual modeling, Information systems analysis and design, Requirements engineering, Applications of block chain and artificial intelligence technology to business, Philosophy of Design Science|
|Wu, Chunhua||Structural Modeling; Internet Advertising; Social Networks; CRM|
|Yang, Bicheng||Incentives, Salesforce Management, Advertising, Pricing|
|Yeung, Ira||Voluntary Disclosure; Information Quality; Financial Institutions|
|Yu, Lingtao||Management, leadership and ethics , abusive supervision , workplace deviance , emotions , mindfulness|
|Zhang, Anming||transport economics and policy; air cargo logistics, Transport economics and policy, air cargo logistics, industrial organization|
|Zhang, Jenny Li||Finance and Accounting, Financial reporting, corporate disclosure, restatements, pension|
|Zhang, Hao||Stochastic games, dynamic principal-agent problems; Information asymmetry and incentive problems in operations management; Supply-chain management, revenue management; Partially observable Markov decision processes, machine learning, reinforcement learning|
|Zheng, Xin||SEC Enforcement, Securities Litigation, Auditing, Fraud, Regulation, Financial Reporting|
Graduate Student Profiles
Alumni on Success
Recent Thesis Submissions
Essays on foreign firms listed in the United States (Accounting - PHD)
Understanding online consumers' utilization of multiple advice sources (Management Information Systems - PHD)
Studies on the capital market consequences of financial reporting weaknesses (Accounting - PHD)
Essays on information and stock returns (Finance - PHD)
To have or to do? Two essays on material and experiential purchases (Marketing - PHD)
Keep calm and carry on : charting the effects of mindfulness on work performance (Organizational Behavior - PHD)
Essays on politically connected firms (Accounting - PHD)
Essays on entrepreneurship and closely-held firms (Finance - PHD)
Essays on structural models in corporate finance (Finance - PHD)
Essays in information economics (Finance - PHD)
Government intervention in financial markets (Finance - PHD)
Three essays in operations management (Management Science - PHD)