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O'Sullivan, Alan

O'Sullivan, Alan

Assistant Professor
Coordinator for the Management Section
B.Com. (University College Cork), M.B.S. (University College Dublin), Ph.D. (McGill)
DMS 6122
613-562-5800 x 4437
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Alan O'Sullivan is an assistant professor in the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in strategic management. He holds a PhD from McGill University. His research investigates collaboration with technology suppliers in the development of complex products. Multi-team product development, virtual collaboration, and inter-firm coordination processes are all topics addressed through his research. His research has been published in many journals such as International Journal of Human Resource Management, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management and Management.

Research Areas
  • Governance design and product design relationships in product development
  • Innovation
  • Managing supplier involvement in product development
  • Modularity and formalization in product development
  • Technology and Innovation Management
Teaching Areas
  • Corporate finance, Behavioural finance, International finance, Financial markets
  • Technology and Innovation Management

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