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John M. Oesch

John M. Oesch

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Academic Director, Morning & Evening and Executive MBA Programs

Degrees:

PhD, Northwestern University
MSc, University of British Columbia
MBA, University of Western Ontario
MEd, University of Western Ontario
BEd, University of Western Ontario
BSc, University of Western Ontario

Phone:

(416) 978-1913

Bio

John Oesch is an Associate Professor, Teaching Stream and Academic Director, Morning & Evening MBA Program at Rotman, teaching in the MBA, EMBA, OMNIUM, and Rotman Commerce programs. His teaching interests are in the areas of decision making, negotiation and change leadership. He has research interests in the areas of decision making, managerial negotiations and organizational justice. His publication record includes the Journal of Business Venturing, Social Justice Research, Games and Economic Behavior, and Organization Science.

Academic Positions

  • 2009-present

    Associate Profressor -- Teaching Stream, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2003, 2008

    Visiting Professor, Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne

  • 2000-2009

    Assistant Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Five Unusual Ideas About Change" In Five Good Ideas: Practical Suggestions for Non-Profit Success. Edited by Alan Broadbent and Ratna Omidvar.

    Oesch, John

    Coach House Books

    2011

    Pages: 23-24

  • Decision-making Errors in Medicine

    Penello, D. and Oesch, J.M.

    University of Toronto Medical Journal

    Issue:85

    2008

    Pages: 12-15

  • What competition? Myopic self-focus in market entry decisions

    Moore, D.M., Oesch, J.M. & Zietsma, C

    Organization Science

    Issue:18(3)

    2007

    Pages: 440-454

  • Egocentric perceptions of relationships, competence, and trustworthiness in salary allocation choices

    Oesch, J.M & Murnighan, J.K.

    Social Justice Research

    Issue:16

    2003

    Pages: 53-78

  • First offers in negotiations: Determinants and effects

    Oesch, J.M. & Galinsky, A..D.

    Social Science Research Network

    2003

  • Best foot forward or waiting game: First mover effects in a distributive negotiation

    Oesch, J.M & Whyte, G.

    Social Science Research Network

    2002

  • Does money matter? Wealth attainment as the motive for initiating growth-oriented technology ventures

    Amit, R.H., MacCrimmon, K.R., Oesch, J.M. & Zietsma, C.

    Journal of Business Venturing

    Issue:16(2)

    2001

    Pages: 119-143

  • Player types and self impression management in dictator games: Two experiments

    Murnighan, J.K., Oesch, J.M. & Pillutla, M.

    Games and Economic Behavior

    Issue:37

    2001

    Pages: 388-414

Research and Teaching Interests

Decision Making, Negotiation, Organizational Justice, Leading Strategic Change

Honors and Awards

  • 2009

    Roger Martin and Nancy Lang Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2004-2016

    MBA Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2005-2016

    EMBA Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

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