PhD Specializations

Our PhD in Management program offers specializations corresponding to key functional areas in business. We currently offer specializations in: (1) Operations and Information Management, (2) Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management, and (3) General Management.

Our faculty members commonly conduct multidisciplinary research. The diverse research interests of our faculty members allow our doctoral students to be exposed to and to engage in a variety of research methods in different settings within their chosen areas of study. Within our specializations, students can pursue research interests in such area as:

General Management

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International business
  • Marketing
  • Social enterprise
  • Strategy
  • Sustainability

Operations and Information Management

  • Big data
  • Data and process models
  • Human-computer interactions
  • Optimization
  • Supply chains
  • Transportation/logistics

Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management

  • Enhancing the effectiveness of human resource practices
  • Human performance in the workplace
  • Psychological and social influences on work behavior


Faculty of Business Administration

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000