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András Tilcsik

András Tilcsik

Associate Professor of Strategic Management
Canada Research Chair in Strategy, Organizations, and Society

Degrees:

Ph.D., Harvard University
A.M., Harvard University
A.B., Harvard College

Bio

András Tilcsik has been recognized as one of the 40 under 40 best business school professors in the world and one of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led. His research on work and organizations has received awards from the Academy of Management and the American Sociological Association, and has been highlighted in The Economist, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. His forthcoming book Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It (Penguin Press, 2018) has received the Bracken Bower Prize from The Financial Times and McKinsey and Company. András teaches a course on catastrophic failure in organizations and has received teaching awards from the Rotman School, Harvard University, and the United Nations.

Academic Positions

  • 2017-

    Canada Research Chair in Strategy, Organizations, and Society, Rotman School of Management

  • 2017-

    Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management

  • 2012-2016

    Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management

  • 2015-

    Fellow, Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship

Selected Publications - Papers

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

Featured Work


Honors and Awards

  • 2018

    Roger Martin Award for Excellence in Research, Rotman School of Management

  • 2017 and 2015

    W. Richard Scott Award for Distinguished Scholarship , American Sociological Association (OOW Section)

  • 2017

    Distinguished Article Award, American Sociological Association (S&G Section)

  • 2017

    Saroj Parasuraman Award, Academy of Management

  • 2017

    Thinkers50 Radar list of the 30 management thinkers in the world most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led ,

  • 2016

    Change Agents: Canada's Next Generation of Business Leaders, Canadian Business

  • 2016

    40 Under 40 Most Outstanding Business School Professors, Poets & Quants

  • 2016

    Best Course on Disaster Risk Management in a Business School, The United Nations - UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

  • 2015

    Bracken Bower Prize, Financial Times / McKinsey and Company

  • 2015

    Granovetter Prize for Best Article, American Sociological Association (Economic Sociology Section)

  • 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

    Rotman School of Management Teaching Award ,

  • 2015

    Rotman Graduate Business Council Faculty Teaching Award,

  • 2014

    Excellence in Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2011

    James D. Thompson Award, American Sociological Association (Organizations, Occupations & Work Section)

  • 2009

    Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching, Harvard University

  • 2008

    Aage B. Sorensen Memorial Award, Harvard University

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2017-

    Consulting Editor, American Journal of Sociology

  • 2017-

    Editorial Board member, Academy of Management Review

  • 2015-

    Editorial Board member, Administrative Science Quarterly

  • 2014-

    Editorial Board member, Academy of Management Journal

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