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Hugh Arnold

Hugh Arnold

Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behaviour and HR Management

Degrees:

PhD, Yale University
MA, Oxford University
BA, University of Alberta

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Bio

Hugh Arnold divides his professional time between teaching executives at business schools in Canada and the UK and his consulting practice through Hugh Arnold Associates Limited specializing in leadership and organization. Dr. Arnold is Adjunct Professor of Management at the Rotman School at the University of Toronto. Dr. Arnold was previously Magna International Professor of Business Strategy and Dean of the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He has published extensively in the leading scholarly journals and has written several books in the McGraw-Hill Series in Management. He has served on the editorial boards of The Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Dynamics and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Economics and Business.

His consulting practice focuses on strategy, organizational restructuring, leadership development and senior level succession planning. He has also worked extensively with clients on senior executive team development. Hugh teaches leadership in the Rotman MBA program as well as in a number of the School’s executive programs. He has served as Academic Director of Rotman’s Advanced Leadership Program for senior leaders at the Bank of Montreal, as well as leadership programs for Ontario Lottery & Gaming and Xstrata Zinc among others. He also directs three corporate governance programs offered by the Rotman School. 

Dr. Arnold has a BA in psychology and mathematics from the University of Alberta, an MA in psychology and philosophy from Oxford, and an MA and Ph.D. from Yale University in organizational behaviour.

Academic Positions

  • 2003 - Present

    Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1989 - 1997

    Magna International Professor of Business Strategy, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1985 - 1989

    Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Faculty of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1981 - 1985

    Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Toronto

  • 1976 - 1981

    Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Toronto

Non-Academic Positions

  • 1997 - Present

    Managing Director, Hugh Arnold Associates Limited, Consultants in Strategy & Organization

Selected Publications - Papers

  • The New Board of Directors: A Survey of Canadian Chief Executive Officers

    Arnold, H.J. & O'Callaghan, P.

    Business Quarterly

    1988

    Pages: 77 - 83

  • Task Performance, Perceived Comptetence, and Attributed Causes of Performance as Determinants of Intrinsic Motivation

    Arnold, H.J.

    Academy of Management Journal

    Issue:28

    1985

    Pages: 876 - 888

  • The Role of Social Desirability Response Bias in Turnover Research

    Arnold, H.J., Feldman, D.C., & Purbhoo, M.

    Academy of Management Journal

    Issue:28

    1985

    Pages: 955 - 966

  • Testing Moderator Variable Hypotheses: A Reply to Stone and Hollenbeck

    Arnold, H.J.

    Organizational Behavior and Human Performance

    Issue:34

    1984

    Pages: 214 - 224

  • A Multivariate Analysis of the Job Turnover Process

    Arnold, H.J., & Feldman, D.C.

    Journal of Applied Psychology

    Issue:67

    1982

    Pages: 350 - 360

  • Moderator Variables: A Clarification of Conceptual, Analytic, and Psychometric Issues

    Arnold, H.J.

    Organizational Behavior and Human Performance

    Issue:29

    1982

    Pages: 143 - 174

  • A Test of Validity of the Multiplicative Hypothesis of the Expectancy-Valence Theories of Work Motivation

    Arnold, H.J.

    Academy of Management Journal

    Issue:24

    1981

    Pages: 128 - 141

  • Social Desirabilty Resonse Bias in Self-Report Choice Situations

    Arnold, H.J. & Feldman, D.C.

    Academy of Management Journal

    Issue:24

    1981

    Pages: 377 - 385

  • Methodological and Substantive Extensions to the Job Characteristics Model of Motivation

    Arnold, H.J. & House, R.J.

    Organizational Behavior and Human Performance

    Issue:25

    1980

    Pages: 161 - 183

  • Testing Multiplicatiive Models Does Not Require Ratio Scales

    Arnold, H.J. & Evans, M.G.

    Organizational Behavior and Human Performance

    Issue:24

    1979

    Pages: 41 - 59

  • Position Choice: Comparing the Importance of Organizational and Job Factors

    Feldman, D.C. & Arnold, H.J.

    Journal of Applied Psychology

    Issue:63

    1978

    Pages: 706 - 710

  • Effects of Performance Feedback and Extrinsic Reward upon High Intrinsic Motivation

    Arnold, H.J.

    Organizational Behavior and Human Performance

    Issue:17

    1976

    Pages: 275 - 288

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

  • Organizational Behaviour: A Canadian Perspective

    Arnold, H.J., feldman, D.C. & Hunt, J.G.

    McGraw-Hill Ryerson

    1992

  • Sanctions and Rewards: An Organizational Perspective, in M.L. Friedland (Ed.) Sanctions and Rewards in the Legal System: A Multidisciplinary Perspective.

    Arnold, H.J.

    University of Toronto Press

    1989

  • Organizational Behavior

    Arnold, H.J. & Feldman, D.C.

    McGraw-Hill

    1986

  • Recent Innovations in Reward Systems, in D.W. Organ (Ed.) The Applied Psychology of Work Behavior

    Arnold, H.J. & Feldman, D.C.

    Business Publications Inc.

    1986

  • Managing Individual and Group Behavior in Organizations

    Feldman, D.C. & Arnold, H.J.

    McGraw-Hill

    1983

Research and Teaching Interests

Professor Arnold's previous research has focused on issues related to individual motivation and leadership effectiveness. He has also published on governance and board effectiveness. His books have been used as texts in MBA courses in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He currently teaches the Leadership course in the MBA program at Rotman, and teaches in a variety of the School's Executive Programs. His consulting practice focuses on strategic and leadership issues with senior management teams and boards across a diverse set of industries. His clients include many of the leading corporations in the country.

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Editorial Review Board: Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business 1996 - present

  • Editorial Review Board: Organizational Dynamics 1989 - 1996

  • Editorial Review Board: Academy of Management Journal 1983 - 1985

  • Editorial Reviewer: Academy of Management Journal

  • Editorial Reviewer: Academy of Management Review

  • Editorial Reviewer: Decision Sciences

  • Editorial Reviewer: Human Relations

  • Editorial Reviewer: Journal of Applied Psychology

  • Editorial Reviewer: Journal of Applied Social Psychology

  • Editorial Reviewer: Journal of Occupational Behavior

  • Editorial Reviewer: Journal of Organizational Psychology

  • Editorial Reviewer: Organizational Science

  • Editorial Reviewer: Organizational Behavior and Human Performance

  • Editorial Reviewer: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

  • Editorial Reviewer: Psychological Bulletin

  • Chair, Research Methods Division, Academy of Management 1987-88

  • Associate, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, 1986 - 1990

Academic / Professional Service

  • 1992 - 1997

    Dean, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1991 - 1992

    Associate Dean Executive Programs, Faculty of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1989 - 1991

    University Professors Selection Committee, University of Toronto

  • 1989

    Presidential Search Committee, University of Toronto

  • 1987 - 1989

    Associate Dean School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

  • 1985 - 1987

    Associate Dean Executive Programs, Faculty of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1985 - 1987

    Academic Director, EMBA Program, Faculty of Management, University of Toronto

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