Professor Martha Maznevski is an expert in global teams, global leadership, culture and identity, and empowering individual differences. She has published widely on these topics in academic and management arenas, and also works closely with leaders and their companies around the world on innovative approaches to leadership at all levels in today’s highly complex global environment. Prior to joining Ivey as a professor, Maznevski served 15 years as Professor at IMD in Switzerland. She developed, directed, and taught in open and custom executive education programs for senior leaders, including CEOs, from a wide range of industries and in countries around the world. She also directed IMD’s globally top-ranked MBA program.

Maznevski completed her Ph.D. at Ivey with research on multicultural teams, and has expanded that research stream throughout her career. She publishes the popular textbook International Management Behavior, now in its 7th edition, with Ivey professors emeriti H. Lane and J. DiStefano. Her research has been published in leading journals including Journal of International Business Studies and Strategic Management Journal. Her current research unlocks the performance dynamics of lateral teams—teams that coordinate across multi-unit organizations such as global key account teams or matrixed product or function groups.

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Books & Publications

  • A Look at the Bright Side of Multicultural Team Diversity

    December 2010

  • Gender Differences in Leadership—Believing is Seeing

    Implications for Managing Diversity

    2010

  • Special Review Article: Diversity and Its Not so Diverse Literature

    An International Perspective

    April 2011

  • The Relationship Between Networks, Institutional Development, and Performance in Foreign Investments

    November 2010

  • Unraveling the Effects of Cultural Diversity in Teams

    A Meta-Analysis of Research on Multicultural Work Groups

    November 2009