W. Glenn Rowe


W. Glenn Rowe is Professor Emeritus, Ivey Business School at Western University. He served in the Canadian Navy for 22 years and was Commanding Officer of Minor Warships in his last three years. He entered academia in 1990. He has taught at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Texas A&M (while a PhD student), as an invited professor at Royal Roads University, American University of Beirut, and IPADE Business School in Mexico City. Since joining Ivey in 2001 he has served as Coordinator, General Management PhD program (2002–2009) and as Director, Ivey’s EMBA Program (2009–2012). He has taught in Ivey’s HBA, MBA, MSc, MMA, AMBA, EMBA, and PhD programs. Currently, he teaches a Corporate Strategy elective in Ivey’s MBA and HBA programs. Also, he co-teaches an MBA course in Responsible Governance. Further, he has taught in Ivey’s Executive Education programs and has facilitated Case Teaching/Writing Workshops for faculty in business schools and colleges in the United States, Lebanon, Qatar, Mexico, and Canada. He served as the Executive Director, Ivey Publishing (Ivey’s case publishing house) from January 2016 to December 2019. Rowe is a co-author of two textbooks currently in use: Cases in Leadership (5th) and Strategic Analysis and Action (10th). He is an active researcher (with several articles on leadership using the National Hockey League) and has written/co-authored 70+ organizational cases. He recently presented to the YPO Great Lakes Ontario Chapter on the topic of corporate strategy for Multi-Business Enterprises. He is a frequent contributor to the Ivey Business Journal. Contact: growe@ivey.ca.

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