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Masters in Leadership Faculty

Future You is Inspired by World-Class Faculty

Lang's Masters in Leadership faculty are globally-recognized leaders in their respective fields and are sought after experts in leadership, HR and organizational management.

Their research and insights are helping shape today's leaders to use business as a force for good. The knowledge and passion they bring into the classroom will give you new perspectives and innovative ways to be a leader for change. Working alongside Lang faculty, you have the option in your last semester of completing a major research project, giving you high-level insights you can use in your career progression.

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Meet Our Faculty


Dr. Jamie Gruman

Jamie Gruman has generated extensive research on well-being in the workplace and positive organizational behaviour, including the effect of hope, optimism, confidence, and resilience of employees.


Dr. Nita Chhinzer

Nita Chhinzer has expertise in strategic HR Management, with a strong focus on improving the dynamic relationship between an employee and employer, downsizing practices, procedures and ethics.


Dr. Laurie Barclay

Laurie Barclay is the Lang Chair in Leadership and her research focuses on creating, maintaining, and enhancing healthy workplaces through fairness and justice, leadership and EDI (equity, diversity, and inclusion).

Discover Faculty Research

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‘Recession-Proofing’ EDI Efforts

When companies adjust their budgets, employees and customers are keeping tabs on what does and doesn’t get cut, including equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives, says University of Guelph organizational management researcher Thomas Sasso.

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Sandeep Mishra

Creating an Equitable Workplace

Dr. Sandeep Mishra's research sheds light on how inequality impacts employee decision-making and well-being.

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COVID-Induced Anxiety Triggers Unethical Employee Behaviour

Research from professor Dr. Laurie Barclay found that anxiety provoked by the COVID-19 pandemic is promoting unethical behaviour in the workplace.

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Creating a Happier, More Productive Team is Easier than you Think

Lang professor Dr. Jamie Gruman discusses his research on a new model that integrates positive psychology and human resource management. 

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