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June 7, 2001 Faculty Promotions in the John Molson School of Business



Clarence Bayne

Clarence Bayne, Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems

Clarence Bayne, Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems

Clarence S. Bayne, MA (UBC), PhD in Economics (McGill), joined the Faculty of Commerce of Sir George Williams University in 1966. As a member of the Quantitative Methods Department, he designed and taught all the advanced courses in statistics. Since 1990, as director, he has redesigned the curriculum and re-engineered the development of the Graduate Diplomas in Administration (DIA) and Sport Administration (DSA).

Dr. Bayne is also the director of the Entrepreneurship Institute for the Development of Minority Communities (EIDMC), which provides customized management programs and training for administrators of the Cree and minority organizations.

He has supervised many graduate theses, including four South African Master’s theses in the Concordia-UNIQWA SIP program. He has published numerous scholarly articles and papers and co-authored a text, Statistics Applied to Canadian Issues.

He has served on many university committees, task forces and councils, Senate (four years), the Council of the School of Graduate Studies (six years) and the Faculty Academic Planning Committee, John Molson School of Business (eight years).

Dr. Bayne is a founding director of the Quebec Board of Black Educators and the Black Theatre Workshop, from which he received the Martin Luther King Jr. Award, and president of the Black Studies Centre and the National Coalition of Black Educators. He received the Governor-General’s Award for the Arts in 1992.

He is on the board of the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex, Cinema VI in NDG and served on the Montreal Urban Community Arts Council for eight years. Dr. Bayne has authored and co-authored many reports and briefs to government bodies on multiculturalism and educational issues relating to Black and other minorities. He has just been elected to a second term as vice-president of the Canadian Cultural Research Network.








Michael Carney

Michael Carney, Management

Michael Carney, Management

Michael Carney received his undergraduate education in economics at Keele University. Following a period as a management trainee with British Telecom Finance, he completed an MBA and PhD in organization theory at the University of Bradford.

He joined Concordia’s Management Department in 1984 and has held visiting positions at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Budapest Institute of Economics.

His research focuses primarily upon corporate restructuring processes during periods of regulatory reform. He has published some 16 papers in international journals as well as numerous book chapters.

His work on technological change and firm strategies has appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies and Organization Studies. He has also investigated the incentive structures of franchise contract and purchasing cooperatives. His recent research focuses upon the corporate financial strategies of Asia’s family-owned business groups, which has appeared in Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Asia Pacific Business Review and Handbook of Asian Management and Organization.

Dr. Carney is an active teacher in John Molson’s Executive MBA and International Aviation MBA Programs. He is frequently invited to speak to industry trade associations on issues related to regulatory and technical change.

He recently spoke in the opening session of Airport Council International’s World Assembly in Santiago about the potential for airport privatization. He is currently working with CANSO, an organization representing the world’s Air Navigation Service Organizations, to produce various development scenarios for that industry.

Dr. Carney has served as the director of the school’s MSc in Administration program and as Associate Dean for Academic Programs. He also directed the School’s successful application for accreditation by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in 1996. He is currently organizing the School’s first Aviation Management Education and Research conference.

Annamma Joy

Annamma Joy, Marketing

Annamma Joy, Marketing

Annamma Joy has her PhD and MA in anthropology from the University of British Columbia, and an MBA from Concordia.

She joined the university as a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the early 1980s. She joined the Department of Marketing in what is now the John Molson School of Business in 1988 after re-training in the field of marketing. She is one of the very few in marketing experts in North America who has a rich and varied background in anthropology.

The three words that best describe her work are culture, consumption and markets. She has done extensive research in arts marketing, ethnicity and consumption, and more recently in cross-cultural consumption, particularly in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong.

She has won several awards and accolades for her work both in marketing and in anthropology. Her most recent work is to appear in the Journal of Consumer Research, one of the top three journals in the field of marketing and consumer behaviour.


Jean McGuire

Jean McGuire, Management

Jean McGuire, Management

Jean McGuire received her BA from the University of Michigan and her MSc and PhD from Cornell University.

She joined the Department of Management in 1987 from the University of Massachusetts, where she was assistant professor.

She has twice served as the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, for the John Molson School of Business.

Dr. McGuire has published extensively in major management journals, as well as in several edited books. She has served in leadership positions in the Academy of Management, Eastern Academy of Management, and the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada.

She also serves as associate editor for Business Strategy for the Journal of Business Research.


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