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Rotman Professor Named as Management Thinker to Watch by Thinkers50.

February 7, 2018

Toronto – A professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has been named to the 2018 Thinkers50 Radar list of the 30 management thinkers in the world most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led.

Tiziana Casciaro is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and the Jim Fisher Professor in Leadership Development at the Rotman School and is known for her research is on professional networks, power dynamics, and organizational change.

Prof. Casciaro is the author of numerous articles in the Harvard Business Review and in top academic journals, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, and Organization Science. Her work has been featured in The Economistthe Financial TimesThe Washington Post, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, USA Today, The Times of London, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, Fortune and TIME magazine. She speaks and consults on leadership development, talent management, change management, organizational networks and professional networking.  A native of Italy, Prof. Casciaro received her B.A. in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Organization Science and Sociology from Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining the University of Toronto, she served on the faculty of the Harvard Business School.

Thinkers50 identifies, ranks, and shares the very best in management ideas. Its definitive global ranking of management thinkers is published every two years. The 2017 winner was Rotman School Professor and former Dean Roger Martin. For more information visit

The Rotman School of Management is located in the heart of Canada’s commercial and cultural capital and is part of the University of Toronto, one of the world’s top 20 research universities. The Rotman School fosters a new way to think that enables our graduates to tackle today’s global business and societal challenges.  For more information, visit


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University of Toronto
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