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Lucas Dufour

Lucas Dufour

Assistant Professor
DepartmentHR Management
EducationPhD (Aix-Marseille University / ESSEC)
Areas of ExpertiseSocialization, Creativity, Innovation, Ethics, Emotions


Dr. Dufour is an Assistant Professor of Human Resources Management and Organizational Behaviour at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto Metropolitan University. Prior to that, he worked for various academic institutions such as University of Toronto, University of Windsor, and Montpellier Business School in France. His areas of research are primarily the socialization of newcomers, creativity/innovation, ethics, and emotions. His research has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Business Research.  He has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels in various institutions throughout the world and has provided executive education for companies including Air France, EDF, All Nippon Airways, Hitachi and the World Health Organization. He is also a co-founder of Performance Lab, that employs scientific methods to solve concrete managerial problems. He particularly enjoys teaching in a concrete and applicable way using his field experience with companies to enrich his classes.

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Socialization, Creativity, Innovation, Ethics, Emotions

Refereed Journal Articles
Dufour L., Escribano, P. & Maoret, M. (2021) Will I socialize you? Supervisors’ initial evaluations and subsequent support in the socialization of temporary newcomers. Organization Science, 32 (3), 881-908.
Andiappan, M. & Dufour, L. (2021) The evolution of unethical behavior normalization amongst longshoremen in France: A 70 years perspective. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 166, 49-67.
Dufour, L., Maoret, M. & Montani, F. 2020. Coupling newcomer’s creativity and adjustment: The role of supervisor trust and support for authenticity. Journal of Management Studies, 57(8), 1531-1555. 
Andiappan, M. & Dufour, L. 2020. Jealousy at work: A tripartite model. Academy of Management Review, 45(1), 205-229. 
Montani, F. Maoret M. & Dufour, L. 2019. The dark side of organizational socialization: How and when socialization intensity undermines newcomer outcomes. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40(4), 506-521. 
Dufour, L., Andiappan, M., & Banoun, A. 2019. The impact of emotions on stakeholder reactions to organizational wrongdoing. European Management Review, 16(3), 761-779. 
Andiappan M. & Dufour L. 2018. Quick decisions tend to reinforce self-interest choices among MBA students: The direct and moderating effects of temporal constraint and situational factors in ethical decision making. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences/Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration, 35(1): 20-33. 
Andiappan M. & Dufour L. 2017. A difficult burden to bear: The managerial process of dissonance resolution in the face of mandated harm-doing. Journal of Business Ethics, 141(1), 71-86. 
Banoun, A. Dufour, L. & Andiappan, M. 2016. Evolution of a service ecosystem: Longitudinal evidence from multiple shared services centers based on the economies of worth framework. Journal of Business Research, 69(8), 2990-2998. 
Course code Course title
MHR 405 Organizational Behaviour
MHR 721 Conflict and Negotiation
Year  Honour / Award
2018 Dufour, L. & Montani, F. 2018. The role of supervisor trust and support for authenticity on newcomers' creativity and adjustment. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA. *Best paper Proceedings OB Division
2018 Andiappan, M. & Dufour, L. 2018. It’s all part of the game: Multi-level influences on the evolution of unethical behavior normalization amongst longshoremen in France. European Academy of Management, Reykjavik, Iceland. *Finalist for the Best Paper Award OB division 
2017 Escribano, P. Dufour, L. Maoret, M. 2017. Will I socialize you? An IPO model of supervisors’ involvement in newcomers’ socialization. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, USA. *Best paper Proceedings OB Division
2017 Dufour, L. Banoun, A. & Andiappan, M. 2015. The impact of emotions on stakeholders’ reactions to firm misconduct. European Academy of Management Meeting, Warsaw, Poland. *Finalist for the Best Paper Award OB division