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Our Research

The Ted Rogers School of Management’s research is driving innovation and social change. Our faculty are at the forefront of advancing knowledge in several research areas within business in Canada and on a global scale. The range in research focus, combined with the institution's strong ties to industry and community partners, fosters exciting opportunities for diverse areas of scholarship and practice. 

As a PhD student, you can gain the knowledge and skills to carry out rigorous world-class research about complex management problems in a rapidly changing society and a global economy.

Research rankings

2023 QS World Universities Rankings [Toronto Metropolitan University]

Business and Management Studies: #18 in Canada for Citations per Paper, and #13 in Canada for H-Index Citations

2023 QS World Universities Rankings [Toronto Metropolitan University]

Hospitality Leisure Management : #1 in Canada for Citations per Paper and  #13 worldwide for Citations per Paper

2023 Shanghai Rankings [Toronto Metropolitan University]

Hospitality & Tourism Management: Nationally #3 for Research Influence, #3 for Research Quality, #4 for Research Output and #4 for International Collaboration

Management: Nationally #8 for Research Output and #16 for Research Influence

Business Administration: Nationally #7 for Research Quality and #12 for Research Output

Achievements & Impact

Explore recent scholarly contributions and achievements by Ted Rogers School of Management researchers. 

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Research highlights

Our researchers at the Ted Rogers School of Management come from diverse disciplines, and bring broad research perspectives and innovative solutions to managerial and societal problems. Review a list of our faculty’s recent research that has appeared in top-tier journals, showing the depth and breadth of our outstanding contributions.

Institutes, Centres and Labs

Ted Rogers School of Management is home to 16 research centres, institutes and labs

These centres provide important connections to industry and community partners, and produce an extraordinary number of research contributions ranging from peer-reviewed publications and industry reports to international conferences with world renowned speakers. Graduate students of the PhD in Management program may choose to collaborate with one of these centres during their studies.

What our PhD students are saying…

Victoria Granova
Victoria Granova
“My research focus is the intersection of psychology and cybersecurity. The human element is a big topic of discussion in the industry right now, so what I want to do is expand on that and drive some research forward in this area. The faculty here are extremely passionate and supportive… and are interested in driving your academic career forward.” 

Victoria Granova, Part-Time PhD Student 
AWS Security Technical Program Manager
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Zachary Robichaud
Zachary Robichaud
“My research is in retail and consumer insights, specifically looking into smart retail and sustainable retailing. I believe students should consider Ted Rogers School of Management for three reasons… The opportunity to collaborate with globally recognized researchers and scholars… The amount of resources invested in your personal growth… and their continuous improvement for equitable, diverse research and workplace standards.”

Zachary Robichaud, Full-Time PhD Student
Assistant Professor (LTF), Ted Rogers School of Management