Trish Reay

Professor, Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management
Associate Dean (Research), Alberta School of Business - Associate Dean Research
Associate Dean, PhD Program, Alberta School of Business - PhD Office

Contact

Professor, Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management
Email
trish.reay@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-4246
Address
2-24A Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Associate Dean (Research), Alberta School of Business - Associate Dean Research
Email
trish.reay@ualberta.ca

Associate Dean, PhD Program, Alberta School of Business - PhD Office
Email
trish.reay@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

Trish Reay is the Associate Dean, PhD and Research at the Alberta School of Business. She holds the TELUS Chair in Management. Her research interests are organizational and institutional change, organizational learning, professions and professional work, and identity and role identity. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies. Trish earned her PhD and MBA at the University of Alberta.  


Research

Journal Articles

Chreim, S., Langley, A., Reay, T., Comeau-Valle, M. & Huq, J.L. (in-press). Constructing and Sustaining Counter-Institutional Identities. Academy of Management Journal. https://doi.org/10.5465/amj.2017.0528

Hanlon, N., Reay, T., Snadden, D. & MacLeod, M. (2019). Creating partnerships to achieve health care reform: Moving beyond a politics of scale? International Journal of Health Services, 49(1), 51-67. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020731418807094

Reay, T. (2019). Family routines and next-generation engagement in family firms. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 43(2), 244-250. https://doi.org/10.1177/1042258718796083

Zhang, Z. & Reay, T. (2018). Managing the Yin and Yang of Family Capital: A Study of Chinese Immigrant Entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 30(7-8): 722–748. https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2018.1457085

Hewko, S.J., Reay, T., Estabrooks, C.A., Cummings, G.G. (2018). Conceptual Models of Early and Involuntary Retirement among Canadian Registered Nurses and Allied Health Professionals. Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue Canadienne du Viellissement, 37(3), 294-308. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980818000223

Huq, J., Reay, T., & Chreim, S. (2017). Protecting the Paradox of Interprofessional Collaboration. Organization Studies, 38(3-4), 513-538. https://doi.org/10.1177/0170840616640847

Reay, T., Goodrick, E., Waldorff, S., & Casebeer, A. (2017). Getting Leopards to Change their Spots: Co-Creating a New Professional Role Identity. Academy of Management Journal, 60(3), 1043-1070. https://doi.org/10.5465/amj.2014.0802

Nicolini, D., Delmestri, G., Goodrick, E., Reay, T., Lindberg, K. & Adolfsson, P. (2016). Look What’s Back! Institutional Complexity, Reversibility and the Knotting of Logics. British Journal of Management, 27(2), 228-248. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12156

Bucher, S. V., Chreim, S., Langley, A., & Reay, T. (2016). Contestation about Collaboration: Discursive Boundary Work among Professions. Organization Studies, 37(4), 497-522. https://doi.org/10.1177/F0170840615622067

Jaskiewicz, P., Heinrichs, K., Rau, S. B., & Reay, T. (2016). To Be or Not to Be: How Family Firms Manage Family and Commercial Logics in Succession. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 40(4), 781-813. https://doi.org/10.1111/etap.12146

Reay, T., & Jones, C., (2016). Qualitatively Capturing Institutional Logics. Strategic Organizations, 14(4), 441-454. https://doi.org/10.1177/F1476127015589981

Reay, T., Jaskiewicz, P. & Hinings, C.R. (2015). How Family, Business and Community Logics Shape Family Firm Behavior and ‘Rules of the Game’ in an Organizational Field. Family Business Review, 28(4), 292-311. https://doi.org/10.1177/F0894486515577513


Teaching

Managing Organizational Change (Master's)

International Family Enterprise (Undergraduates and Master's)

Implementing Public Policy (Master's)

Qualitative Methods for PhD Students

Management and Strategy/ Organizational Analysis (Undergraduates)

Managing Organizational Change (Executive MBA)

Courses

BUS 701 - Qualitative Methodology for Business Research

Examines qualitative research methods as they apply to business research. Includes: the terrain and history of qualitative research, exploring different approaches to qualitative research, designing qualitative research, strategies of inquiry, qualitative data analysis, writing up research, and professional and ethical issues. Prerequisite: Registration in Business PhD Program or written permission of instructor. Approval of the Business PhD Program Director is also required for non-PhD students.

Winter Term 2021
SMO 633 - Managing Organizational Change

This course examines organization change, e.g. how organizations make transitions from one state to another. There is also a focus on understanding how management goes about changing corporate culture, organization structure and management systems.

Winter Term 2021
SMO 701 - Seminar in Organization Theory

This course introduces students to the major schools of thought in organization and management theory. It considers the development of the field, major and foundational works in these schools of thought, and provides a cognitive map with which to evaluate contemporary research and debates. At the end of the course the student will have an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of each major perspective. Prerequisite: Registration in Business PhD Program or written permission of instructor. Approval of the Business PhD Program Director is also required for non-PhD students. Not to be taken by students with credit in ORG A 701.

Winter Term 2021

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