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Lang's Strategic Research Plan (2019 - 2022)


This initial Strategic Research Plan (SRP) of the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics comes at an important turning point in the School’s history.

As the newly named Lang School advances toward accreditation through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), it will be imperative to demonstrate continuous improvement on AACSB standards. Particularly relevant to the SRP is AACSB Standard 2, which requires that “The school produces high-quality intellectual contributions that are consistent with its mission, expected outcomes, and strategies and that impact the theory, practice, and teaching of business and management.”

This SRP is intended to set the priorities and strategic research actions for the Lang School from 2019-2020 to 2021-2022, which coincides with the strategic research planning cycle of the University of Guelph. The SRP will be re-evaluated in 2021-2022 to adjust course as needed. Rather than specifying priority themes or areas of focus in business and economics research,


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