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Hugh Arnold

Hugh Arnold

    Hugh Arnold

    Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behaviour and HR Management

    Degrees: PhD, Yale University
    MA, Oxford University
    BA, University of Alberta
    Email: Send an email to Hugh Arnold
    Phone: 416-946-8737 / 416-996-0725

    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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Organizational Behavior; Arnold, H.J. & Feldman, D.C.; McGraw-Hill; 1986
    • Managing Individual and Group Behavior in Organizations; Feldman, D.C. & Arnold, H.J.; McGraw-Hill; 1983

    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

    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

    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.  

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