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James D. Fleck

James Fleck

    James D. Fleck

    Professor Emeritus of Strategic Management

    Degrees: DBA, Harvard University
    BA, University of Western
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    James Fleck is a Professor Emeritus at Rotman. Outside of academia, James Fleck is the President of the Art Gallery of Ontario Foundation and CEO of Fleck Manufacturing Inc. until its sale in 1994. He was won numerous prestigious awards, including the Officer of the Order of Canada and Ford Foundation Fellow.

    Academic Positions

    1979-Present  Professor; Rotman School of Management
    1978-1979  Visiting Professor; JFK School of Government at Harvard
    1976-1978  Deputy Minister of Industry and Tourism
    1974-1975  Secretary of the Cabinet and the two years previous, CEO; Office of the Premier
    1969-1971  Executive Director of Government Productivity
    1966-1970  Associate Dean; Faculty of Administrative Studies, York UniversityPH ::Visiting Professor::Keio University, Tokyo
      Visiting Professor; INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France
      Visiting Professor; University of Western Ontario, London
    1964-1966  Faculty member; Harvard Business School

    Academic / Professional Service

    Present  President; Art Gallery of Ontario
    Until its sale in 1994  CEO of Fleck Manufacturing Inc.
      Director of ATI Technologies Inc., Financial Models Company Inc., Noma Industries Limited, Promis Systems Corporation Limited, Rogers Multimedia Inc., and Zurich Life Insurance Company of Canada
      Past Chairman of Tennis Canada, and of the Power Plant, Contemporary Art at Harbourfront Centre

    Honors and Awards

      Officer of the Order of Canada
      Silver Medal in the Deloitte & Touche "Best of the Best" Award for 'The Globalization of Manufacturing'
      Ford Foundation Fellow

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Teaches a course in Business- Government Relations in both the Executive and Full-Time MBA Programs.  

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