- Human Resources
- Organizational Behaviour
Dr. Leck joined the Telfer School of Management in 2000 as a professor of human resource management and organizational behaviour. Dr. Leck obtained a B.Math from the University of Waterloo in 1980, an MBA from McGill University in 1987 and a Ph.D. from the same university in 1992. Her thesis examined the effectiveness of employment equity programs and issues related to managing diversity.
Dr. Leck's earliest work was an extension of her dissertation, where she continued to research employment and pay equity. After interviewing women who broke the glass-ceiling, she became increasingly aware of another problem women face in the workplace, namely bullying and harassment. As these working conditions may dissuade women from advancing in their careers, she turned her attention to this area of research. Most recently, she has been investigating how mentoring can not only protect women from any adverse forces but also provide them with the psycho-social and career support they need to advance. Dr. Leck is currently the Principal Investigator of two SSHRC grants supporting this mentoring research.
In addition to her academic experience, Dr. Leck worked for several years at Air Canada in Information Technology and has provided training in negotiation skills and managing diversity for a variety of organizations, including Canada Post, Hydro Quebec, le Cirque du Soleil and the University of Havana.
Publications during the last 7 years
Chapters in Books
Leck, J.D. and Robitaille, A. Work intensification and some of its consequences for HR behaviour and management. In Zéghal, D. (Ed.). Work, Lifestyle, and Productivity: Challenges for individuals, managers, organizations, and society. Ottawa: CGA Accounting Research Centre University of Ottawa, 2005.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Leck, J.D. and Robitaille, A. 2011. Psychometric Properties of the Behavioral Trust Inventory for Measuring Trust in Mentoring Relationships. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, 17(1): 219-224.
Orser, B., Elliott, C. and Leck, J. 2011. Feminist attributes and entrepreneurial identity. Gender in Management: An International Journal, 26 (8): 561-589.
Orser, B.J. and Leck, J. 2010. Gender Influences on Career Success Outcomes. Gender in Management: An International Journal, 25(5): 386-407.
Leck, J.D., Orser, B.J. and Riding, A. 2009. An Examination of Gender Influences in Career Mentoring. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences/Revue canadienne des sciences administratives, 26(3): 211-229.
Wood, P. and Leck, J.D. 2008. Dysfunctional mentoring. The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 8(4): 19-26.
Galperin, B. and Leck, J.D. 2007. Understanding the Violent Offender in the Workplace. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, 10(2): 114-121.
Leck, J.D. and Mossop, C. 2007. Career Chaos: Finding Order through Identity. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2(1): 127-136.
Leck, J.D. 2006. Workplace violence and young workers. The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 5(4): 49-58.
Elliott, C., Leck, J.D., Orser, B.J. and Mossop, C. 2006. An Exploration of Gender and Trust in Mentoring Relationships. Journal of Diversity Management, 1(11): 1-11.
Leck, J.D. and Galperin, B.L. 2006. Worker responses to bully bosses. Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de Politiques, 32(1): 85-98.
Leck, J.D. 2005. Violence in the Canadian Workplace. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, 7(2): 308-315.
Lapierre, L.M., Spector, P.E. and Leck, J.D. 2005. Sexual versus Non-Sexual Workplace Aggression and Victims' Overall Job Satisfaction: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 10(2): 155-169.
Funded Research during the last 7 years
|2011-2012||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||A Model of Organizational Trust||R||I||PI||$ 6,000|
|2010-2011||Telfer School of Management||An examination of the effects of Mentor/Protégé similarities and differences on career development support and learning||R||I||PI||$ 4,000|
|2008-2012||SSHRC - Research in MBF||Wanted: Mentors (PI: J. Leck, uOttawa)||R||C||PI||$ 124,150|
|2007-2012||SSHRC||Disconnections: Gender and Trust in Mentoring Relationships (PI: J. Leck, uOttawa)||R||C||PI||$ 124,150|
|2006-2007||School of Management (4A SSHRC Program)||To Trust or Not to Trust! An Examination of Gender and Trust in Mentoring Relationships||R||I||PI||$ 6,000|
|2005-2006||School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Trust in Mentoring Relationships||R||I||PI||$ 4,000|
*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown
**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown
Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator
Scholarly and Professional Academic Activities during the last 7 years
|2011||Member, SSHRC College of Reviewers for the Canada Research Chair Program|
|2011||2011||Chair, SSHRC Adjudication Committee 21|
|2008||2011||Member of the M.Sc. in Management Coordinating committee|
|2008||2011||Member, B.Comm Core Team|
|2008||2011||Member of the Scholarship Committee for M.Sc. in Health and Management Programs|
|2007||2011||Member, FGPS Committee|
|2007||2008||Course coordinator, ADM 2337|
|2006||2008||Member, US-Canada Fulbright Adjudication Committee|
|2005||2005||Member, Review Committee for the Institute of Women's studies|
|2005||2005||Member, Vision 2010, Strategic Academic planning sub-committee|
|2005||2007||Co-chair, 2007 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Ottawa|
|2005||2006||Course coordinator, MBA6266/MBA6666|
|2004||Member, Beta Gamma Sigma|
|2003||2005||Member, Continuous Improvement Committee|
|2003||2005||Member, Website Committee|
|2002||2011||Member, Senate, University of Ottawa|
|2002||2011||Member, Research Commission, University of Ottawa|
|2002||2011||Chair, Research Committee, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa|
|2002||2011||Chair, Recruitment Committee, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa|
|2002||2011||Member, School Council|
|2002||2011||Member, Executive Committee|
|2002||2005||Member, Council on Undergraduate Studies, University of Ottawa|
|2002||2005||Member, SSHRC Adjudication Committee 21|
Most significant research contributions during career
Leck, J.D. and Orser, B. 2011. Fostering Trust in Mentoring Relationships: An Exploratory Study. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, (in press).
Leck, J.D. and Orser, B. 2009. An Examination of Gender Influences in Career Mentoring. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 26: 211-229.
Leck, J.D. and Galperin, B. 2006. Worker Responses to Bully Bosses. Canadian Public Policy, 32(1): 85-98.
Leck, J.D. 2002. Making Employment Equity Programs Work for Women. Canadian Public Policy, 28: 85-100.
Leck, J.D., Saunders, D.M. and Charbonneau, M. 1996. Affirmative Action Programs: An Organizational Justice Perspective. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 17(1): 79-89.
May 25, 2013
MBAA Great Glebe Garage Sale
May 28, 2013
Alumni lunch with Ian Telfer in Vancouver
May 29, 2013
Alumni Reception in Calgary
June 6, 2013
2013 New Graduates' Reception
September 13, 2013
19th Annual Telfer School of Management Golf Tournament