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Tiziana Casciaro

Tiziana  Casciaro

Tiziana Casciaro

Professor of Organizational Behavior and HR Management, Marcel Desautels Chair in Integrative Thinking

Degrees:

PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
MS, Carnegie Mellon University
BA, Bocconi University

Phone:

416-946-3146

Bio

Tiziana Casciaro is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and the Marcel Desautels in Integrative Thinking at the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto. Her research on organizational networks, professional networking, power dynamics, and change leadership has appeared in top academic journals in management, psychology, and sociology, and has received scientific achievement awards from the Academy of Management. Thinkers50 has recognized Tiziana as one of the thirty thinkers most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led, and her research has been featured in the Economist, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, the New York Times, CNN, CBC, Fortune and TIME magazine. Most recently, she has co-authored the book Power, for All: How it Really Works and Why It Is Everyone’s Business (Simon & Schuster, 2021). Originally from Italy, Tiziana 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.

Academic Positions

  • 2020-

    Marcel Desautels Chair in Integrative Thinking, Rotman School of Management

  • 2017-

    Professor of Organizational Behavior, Rotman School of Management

  • 2017-2020

    Jim Fisher Professorship in Leadership Development, University of Toronto

  • 2015-2017

    Professorship in Leadership Development, University of Toronto

  • 2013-2014

    Visiting Scholar, Bocconi University

  • 2012-2017

    Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Rotman School of Management

  • 2007-2012

    Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Rotman School of Management

  • 1999-2007

    Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Selected Publications - Papers

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

Honors and Awards

  • 2019

    Finalist for best Harvard Business Review article of the year, HBR McKinsey Award

  • 2018

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

  • 2017

    Faculty Award, Rotman Graduate Business Council, MBA Class of 2017

  • 2016

    The Andreas Al-Laham Best Paper Award of the Standing Working Group on Networks, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS)

  • 2015

    Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award, Academy of Management, OB Division

  • 2014

    Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Rotman School of Management

  • 2014

    Instructor of the Year Award, Rotman Morning/Evening MBA Class of 2014

  • 2013

    Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management, OMT Division

  • 2011

    Favorite OB Professor, Awarded by the Rotman MBA Class of 2011

  • 2010

    Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management, OMT Division

  • 2007

    Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management, OMT Division

  • 2003

    Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management, BPS Division

  • 2001

    Glueck Best Paper Award, Winner, Academy of Management, BPS Division

  • 2001

    William H. Newman Award, Finalist, Academy of Management

  • 1999

    Meritorious Achievement in Social and Organizational Networks, Three Rivers Network