Vanessa M. Strike

MBA, PhD (University of Western Ontario)
CIBC Professorship in Applied Business Family Studies
Assistant Professor, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Division

Contact Information

Office Henry Angus 665
Tel (604) 822-9571

Research Interests

  • Family Business
  • Advising
  • Sensemaking
  • Governance
  • Comparative Ownership

Courses Taught in 2017-2018 [on leave]

Selected Recent Publications

  • Strike, V.M., Rerup, C. (2016). Mediated Sensemaking. Academy of Management Journal, 59(3): 880-905.
  • Strike, V.M., Berrone, P., Sapp, S. & Congiu, L. (2015). A Socioemotional Wealth Approach to CEO Career Horizons in Family Firms. Journal of Management Studies, 52(4): 555-583.
  • Van Essen, Strike, V.M., Carney, M. & Sapp, S. (2015). The Resilient Family Firm: Stakeholder Outcomes and Institutional Effects. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 23(3): 167-183.
  • Strike, V.M., Carney, M. & Gedajlovic, E. (2014). Dead Money Inheritance Law and the Longevity of Family Firms.  Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 38(6): 1261-1283.
  • Strike, V.M. (2013). The Most Trusted Advisor and the Subtle Advice Process in Family Firms. Family Business Review,  26(3): 293-313.

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