Dr. Ronald J. Burke is currently Emeritus Professor of Organizational Studies and Senior Scholar at York University, Canada. He earned his BA from the University of Manitoba and an MA and a PhD, from the University of Michigan. After completing his PhD in 1966 Professor Burke taught for two years at the University of Minnesota, following which he joined the School of Business at York University in Toronto.
Dr. Ronald J. Burke has received several research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research /council of ’Canada, the Schulich School of Business, York University, the Ivey school of Business, and the Donner Foundation, among others. He is included in Canadian Who’s Who. He has served as a member of two grants committees for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He has participated in over 300 management development programs as well as serving as a consultant on organizational effectiveness issues for private and public sector organizations. His views on management have also appeared in various media. He is an outstanding teacher. He has been frequently nominated for MBA teaching awards, ranking first in 2001. He has published almost 600 journal articles and book chapters and presented over 500 papers at academic conferences around the world, over the past 53 years.