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A. Rebecca Reuber

Becky Reuber

    A. Rebecca Reuber

    Professor of Strategic Management  

    Degrees: PhD, Queen's University
    MSc, Queen's University
    BA, Queen's University
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    Becky Reuber is Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman. Her research focuses on the growth strategies of entrepreneurial organizations, including internationalization, opportunity creation and the use of social media.  She is Area Editor for International Entrepreneurship at the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) and is a member of the editorial board of Academy of Management PerspectivesJournal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. She served as Associate Editor of Family Business Review from 2008-2014 and is currently on the journal’s Advisory Board. 


    Academic Positions

    2008-  Professor of Strategic Management; Rotman School of Management
    1992-2008  Associate Professor; Rotman School of Management
    1987-1992  Assistant Professor; Faculty of Management, University of Toronto
    2012  Adam Smith Visiting Research Fellow; University of Glasgow, Scotland
    2011-2014  Visiting Professor; University of Adelaide, Australia
    1998  Visiting Professor; University of Victoria, Canada
    1994  Visiting Fellow; Australian National University, Australia
    1987  Visiting Assistant Professor; Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA

    Selected Publications - Papers

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    Academic / Professional Service

    2015 -  Member, Editorial Review Board; Academy of Management Perspectives
    2015  Chair; Best Article Award Committee, Family Business Research
    2014 -  Area Editor; Journal of International Business Studies
    2014  Member; Insight Grants Adjudication Committee, SSHRC
    2013 -14  Member; CGA-Canada's SME Trade Advisory Panel
    2013 -  Member; Advisory Board, Creative Destruction Lab, Rotman School of Management
    2012 -  Member; Access Review Committee, Business Micro-Data, Statistics Canada
    2012  Chair, Awards Task Force; Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management
    2011 -  Member, Editorial Review Board; Journal of Business Venturing
    2011  Chair, Adjudication Committee, Aid to Scholarly Journals Program; Journal of Business Venturing
    2009-2011  Member, Access to Capital Task Force; Toronto Board of Trade
    2008-2014  Associate Editor; Family Business Review
    2002 -  Member of the Editorial Review Board; Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award
    2000-2004  Member of the Selection Committee; Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award
    1997-2000  Chair, International Committee; Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management
    1997-1998  Research Fellow; Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    1997-1999  Vice-President (Programs); Canadian Council for Small Business & Entrepreneurship

    Honors and Awards

    2016-2021  Insight Grant, Understanding the Dynamics of Opportunity Creation; SSHRC
    2013-2015  Insight Development Grant, Building Brand and Organizational Legitimacy in Digital Markets; SSHRC
    2011-2013  Insight Development Grant, An Investigation of Social Venture Funds and Hybrid Social Ventures; SSHRC
    2011  Top Reviewer Award; Journal of Business Venturing
    2010-2014  Teaching Awards; Rotman School of Management
    2010-2011  Factors Influencing the Financing of Social Ventures; AIC Institute for Corporate Citizenship Rotman School of Management
    2009-2012  Research Grant, Benefits of Internationalization for Young Firms; SSHRC
    2009-2012  Research Grant, The dynamics of reputation in young firms; SSHRC
    2008-2015  Strategic Knowledge Cluster Grant, International Entrepreneurship; SSHRC
    2008-2009  Social Venture Funds; AIC Institute for Corporate Citizenship, Rotman School of Management
    2008-2009  Public Outreach Grant, Measuring the Impact of Doing Good; SSHRC
    2006-2009  Research Grant, The Development of Reputation in Young Firms; SSHRC
    2003  Best Paper Award; Administrative Sciences Assocation of Canada
    2000  Best Paper Award; Canadian Bankers' Association
    1999-2006  Multi-Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) Grant, Entrepreneurship Research Alliance II: A Collaborative Effort to Create and Disseminate Knowledge about Firm Growth in North America; SSHRC
    1997  Best Paper Award; Canadian Council of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
    1996-1999  Strategic Grant, Effective Internationalization by Canadian SMEs; SSHRC
    1995  Best Paper Award; Canadian Council of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
    1992  Best Paper Award; International Council for Small Business
    1991-1996  Research Grant, Experientially-Based Reasoning in Management; SSHRC
    1990  Best Paper Award, Entrepreneurship Division; Academy of Management

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Entrepreneurship, the internationalization of new firms, digital start-ups, social media.  

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