Strategic Management and Organization

The Department of Strategic Management and Organization is one of four departments in the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta.

Strategic Management and Organization (SMO) is a research and teaching oriented department. We are ranked highly in Canada with respect to publications in top tier journals and our faculty members have received many teaching awards including the coveted 3M award. In addition, we also have a flourishing PhD programme.

We conduct research and offer courses in seven fields at the undergraduate, MBA and Ph.D. levels:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Theory
  • Business Strategy/Policy
  • Industrial and Labour Relations
  • Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
  • Technology Commercialization

The department is home to several specialized research groups in the fields of Health Organization Studies, Organization Theory, HRM, and Small Business/Entrepreneurship.

We offer courses covering all aspects of Organizational Analysis, Organization Behaviour, Organization Theory, Business Strategy, Human Resource Management, and Industrial and Labour Relations.