Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.
Forty years plus in the strategy consulting business focused on large scale corporate transformations; personal clients included the Executive Committees of IBM, Allstate, Aetna, KPMG, plus many others.
I received my MA from Cambridge University, UK; my MSC/MBA from London Business School; my Diploma in International Business from LBS, HEC (Paris), and the Stern School (NY); and my PhD from Wilfrid Laurier University.
I am an innovator and global award winner for the design of computerized business game platforms. I created the game "Leading in a World of Disruption" to be used in BU640 during the winter term (2017).
Research Interests / Ongoing Projects
My research interests lie in achievement theory and the use of experiences such as games to drive superior learning and knowledge retention and to build commitment and cuture change in complex organizations.
Awards and Achievements
Winner of Emerald Citations of Excellence, 2016.
Best Paper Entrepreneurship ASAC, 2014.
The ComputerWorld-Smithsonian Hero of the Information Revolution for the use of information technology to drive culture change, 1993.
Martin, B. C., McNally, J. J., & Kay, M. J. (2013). Examining the formation of human capital in entrepreneurship: A meta-analysis of entrepreneurship education outcomes. Journal of Business Venturing, 28(2), 211-224.
The New Economy Game Platform (2001-2003). Used in six variants. The game is in the Smithsonian Museum Collection (Washington).
Kay, M. (2000). Change on the Run: Competing through E-Leadership. pgs.232. Wiley. Toronto
Ross, G. & Kay, M. (1995). Toppling the Pyramids: Redefining the Way Companies are Run. Pgs.226 Random House (Times Books imprint). New York.
Video: (1991-1993) The Power of Change: The Management Revolution (Series). Used in organizations and universities worldwide.