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 2018-2019

  • Managing the Family Business (BCom)
  • Qualitative Research Methods in OB (PhD)

Selected Recent Publications

  • Strike, V.M., Harrington, B. (forthcoming). Between Kinship and Commerce: Fiduciaries and the Institutional Logics of Family Firms. Family Business Review. 2018.
  • Strike, V.M., Michel, A. & Kammerlander, N. (2018). Unpacking the Black Box of Family Business Advising: Insights From Psychology. Family Business Review, 31(1): 80-124.
  • 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.

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