Alireza Ahmadsimab

Assistant Professor
Sobey School of Business
Management

Faculty Member Information

Interests

Cross Sector Partnerships, Strategic Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Alliances, Institutional Theory, Sustainable Development

Education

Ph.D., Business Administration, ESSEC Business School, 2015
M.A., M. Phil. Business Administration Research, ESSEC Business School, 2011
M.B.A., Business Administration, Sharif University of Technology, 2007
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2004

Academic Work Experience

2015 - Present, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University

Non-Academic Work Experience

2007 - 2009, Military Service, Iran Armed Forces
2004 - 2006, Junior Consultant, MABNA Consulting Group

Membership

2011 - Present, European Group for Organizational Studies
2011 - Present, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada
2010 - Present, Academy of Management

Honours

Best paper award 52nd Annual Conference Eastern Academy of Management - 2015
Best paper award 43rd Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada - 2015
Runner-up winner Oikos case competitition - 2014
ESSEC Business School Scholarship 2009-2014 ESSEC Business School, Paris, France - 2009

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2011/03 - Present, Teaching at Masters/MBA Program
2011/03 - Present, Teaching at Undergrad/BBAs program

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Ashraf Naeem, Ahmadsimab Alireza, Pinske Jonatan. "From Animosity to Affinity: The Interplay of Competing Logics and Interdependence in Cross Sector Partnerships", Journal of Management Studies 54 (6) (Summer - 2017), 793–822

Presentation

Abid Muhammad, Ul-Haq Shoiab, Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Maintaining The Social Order via Justification: The Case of Pakistani Counterfeit Market", The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Organization Theory Division (Spring - 2017)
Ashraf Naeem, Ahmadsimab Alireza, Ul-Haq Shoaib. "Tensions! Divide’ em!: Effects of network heterophily and structure on firm’s carbon performance", 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Organization and Natural Environment (ONE) Division (Summer - 2017)
Ahmadsimab Alireza, Ashraf Naeem. ""Institutional complexity in Firm-NPO partnerships" ", 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) (Summer - 2016)
Ahmadsimab Alireza, Ashraf Naeem. ""Where worlds collide: Competition Between Institutional Logics in Cross Sector Partnerships"", 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) (Summer - 2016)
Ahmadsimab Alireza, Chowdhury Imran. "Getting from (Mis-) Understanding to Agreement: Institutional complexity in cross-sector social partnerships", Cross-Sector Partnership for Systematic Change 2016 Conference (Spring - 2016)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Getting from (mis-) understanding to agreement: Institutional complexity and resource dependence in cross sector social partnerships", Divisional Paper session for 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Social Issues in Management Division (Summer - 2015)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Firm-NPO Partnerships: Institutional complexity and resource dependence in cross sector social partnerships", The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference, Social Responsibility Division Program (Spring - 2015)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Getting from (mis-) understanding to agreement: Institutional complexity and resource dependence in cross sector social partnerships", 52nd Annual Conference Eastern Academy of Management (EAM) (Spring - 2015)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "The ties that break: dynamics of multiple institutional logics and resource dependence in cross sector partnerships", 4th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC) (Winter - 2015)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Where Animosity becomes Affinity: Competition between Logics in Firm-NGO Partnershipsof multiple institutional logics and resource dependence in cross sector partnerships", 30th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium (Track: Collaboration and Confrontation: Dynamic Interactions between Corporations and Non-Governmental Organizations) (Spring - 2014)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Confrontation of Institutional Logics: Success and Failure of Cross Sector Partnerships", Divisional Paper session for 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Organization and Management Theory Division (Summer - 2014)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Firm-NPO Partnerships: Stability and Change in Institutional Logic of Non-Profit Organizations", The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference, Organization Theory Division (Spring - 2013)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Competition Between Institutional Logics: Role of Actors in Determining the Outcome of the Competition", Business PhD in Paris (BPF) Conference, Strategy track (Spring - 2013)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Firm-NGO partnerships: substitution, hybridization or co-existence of logics", The 28th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium (Track: Rationalization and Professionalization of the Nonprofit Sector) (Spring - 2012)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Where Animosity becomes Affinity: Conditions for Competing Logic Outcomes in Firm-NGO partnerships", The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference, Organization Theory Division (Spring - 2012)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "The Dynamic Analysis of AIDS disease Growth in Iran", 4th International Management Conference (Spring - 2006)
Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Core Competency Identification Model in Developing Countries", The 3rd International Management Conference (Spring - 2005)

Other Publications

Wijk Gilles, Ahmadsimab Alireza. "Tera Nova (A), Pedagogical case study"
Oikos case competition 2014 (Summer - 2014)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Ad hoc Reviewer, The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2010/03 - Present
Ad hoc Reviewer, Academy of Management Annual Meetings –Business and Strategy, Organizational and Management Theory, Public and Non-Profit Divisions 2010/03 - Present