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Rotman School of Management
Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behaviour and HR Management


Hugh Arnold divides his professional time between teaching executives at business schools in Canada and the UK and his consulting practice through Hugh Arnold Associates Limited specializing in leadership and organization. Dr. Arnold is Adjunct Professor of Management at the Rotman School at the University of Toronto. Dr. Arnold was previously Magna International Professor of Business Strategy and Dean of the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He has published extensively in the leading scholarly journals and has written several books in the McGraw-Hill Series in Management. He has served on the editorial boards of The Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Dynamics and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Economics and Business.

His consulting practice focuses on strategy, organizational restructuring, leadership development and senior level succession planning. He has also worked extensively with clients on senior executive team development. Hugh teaches leadership in the Rotman MBA program as well as in a number of the School’s executive programs. He has served as Academic Director of Rotman’s Advanced Leadership Program for senior leaders at the Bank of Montreal, as well as leadership programs for Ontario Lottery & Gaming and Xstrata Zinc among others. He also directs three corporate governance programs offered by the Rotman School. 

Dr. Arnold has a BA in psychology and mathematics from the University of Alberta, an MA in psychology and philosophy from Oxford, and an MA and Ph.D. from Yale University in organizational behaviour.

Academic Positions

2003 - Present  Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behaviour; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

1989 - 1997  Magna International Professor of Business Strategy; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

1985 - 1989  Professor of Organizational Behaviour; Faculty of Management, University of Toronto

1981 - 1985  Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour; Faculty of Management Studies, University of Toronto

1976 - 1981  Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour; Faculty of Management Studies, University of Toronto

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Organizational Behaviour: A Canadian Perspective; Arnold, H.J., feldman, D.C. & Hunt, J.G.; McGraw-Hill Ryerson; 1992

Sanctions and Rewards: An Organizational Perspective, in M.L. Friedland (Ed.) Sanctions and Rewards in the Legal System: A Multidisciplinary Perspective.; Arnold, H.J.; University of Toronto Press; 1989

Recent Innovations in Reward Systems, in D.W. Organ (Ed.) The Applied Psychology of Work Behavior; Arnold, H.J. & Feldman, D.C.; Business Publications Inc.; 1986

Organizational Behavior; Arnold, H.J. & Feldman, D.C.; McGraw-Hill; 1986

Managing Individual and Group Behavior in Organizations; Feldman, D.C. & Arnold, H.J.; McGraw-Hill; 1983

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