Dr. Gene Deszca
Associate MBA Director & Professor (OB/HRM)
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.2560
Office Location: SBE2234
Office Hours: By appointment
Academic BackgroundBA (University of Western Ontario), MBA (University of Western Ontario), PhD (York University)
BiographyGene is a Professor and Associate MBA Director. He is a past Director of the MBA program, and the past Head of the Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management Area Group. As MBA Director, he played a major leadership role in the development of the one year full-time program, the executive style off-campus MBA program, and the CMA-MBA program. He has taught at Queen's University, York University, the University of Western Ontario’s Graduate Program in Engineering Management, and St. Francis Xavier University, and he is on the Board of Directors of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada.
As an educator and consultant, Gene has focused on the development of organizations and the people who work there, change management, and the enactment of strategy. He has mediated numerous educational labour disputes and designed and delivered developmental initiatives for middle and senior level managers in a variety of organizations.
Gene has published and/or presented over 100 papers, monographs, and technical papers. Four recent examples are the co-authored pieces: Toolkit for Organizational Change (Beverly Hills, California: Sage, 2007), Cases in Organizational Behaviour (Toronto: McGraw-Hill 2005), Canadian Cases in Human Resource Management (Toronto: Prentice-Hall, 2002), and "Driving Loyalty Through Time-To-Value", International Journal of Service Technology and Management, Vol. 17, #3, 2002.
Organizational change and the management of networks in SME's.