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Joel Bothello

Associate Professor
John Molson School of Business
Concordia University

Event Coordinator and Outreach


Joel Bothello is an Associate Professor in Management and the Concordia University Research Chair in Resilience and Institutions in the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. His research interests revolve around how organizations and individuals respond to institutional and market demands, particularly as they relate to “grand challenges” such as poverty, inequality and the climate emergency. His main work focuses on entrepreneurship and market activity in the informal economy. Joel holds a MS and PhD in Management Strategy from ESSEC Business School, a doctorat en sciences de gestion from the Université de Cergy-Pontoise and a BAS from York University.

Impact/Engagement Activities

Joel proactively disseminates his research in practitioner and press outlets such as Harvard Business Review, as well as through keynotes and public talks. He is a co-founding member of OS4F (Organization Scientists 4 Future), a movement of organization scientists who wish to inspire fellow academics to take action on climate change and seeks to apply these insights towards improving the impact of accounting scholarship. He is a member of the inaugural Steering Committee of Accounting for Impact and provides input on organizing processes as well as content from outside the field of accounting.

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