Dr. Sophia Kusyk
Title & Contact Info
Associate Professor, Van Norman Chair of Business
Email: skusyk [at] tyndale.ca
Office Location: F409
Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 2183
HBA, Richard Ivey School of Business, 1999
PhD, ESADE Business School, Universidad Ramon Llull, 2008
Areas of Specialization
Ethical Decision Making, Organizational Behaviour, Technology-Enhanced Learning
Dr. Sophia Kusyk is passionate about inspiring organizational excellence through ethical leadership. Her current research is situated at the intersection between ethical decision-making and Corporate Social Responsibility. Her PhD from ESADE Business School is specialized in organizational ethics and behaviour and she holds an HBA (with honours) from the Richard Ivey School of Business. She has published in academic journals, her research has won runner-up for best paper in the AOM SIM division (2017) and she is awaiting the release of her coauthored book entitled Canadian Business and Society: Ethics, Sustainability and Responsibility in 2024 with McGraw-Hill Publishing. She comes to Tyndale with over 17 years of teaching experience which includes Course Coordinator with York University and IESE Business School where she acquired a global mindset as the institutional liaison and audit report manager of the United Nations PRME and the Beyond Grey Pinstripes report. Prior to pursuing her doctoral studies, she worked as a Medic in the 1st Hussars Canadian Reserves, as a U.S.A. Market Manager for Ivey Publishing and in California as Assistant Executive Director for Brother Benno ́s non-profit organization.
Favourite Place on CampusThe chapel, silent and almost empty is a beautiful place to pray.
Favourite Place in TorontoThe pool in my backyard, swimming on a hot summer's day.
- Approaching Vagueness: Teaching Critical Thinking with Sustainability as Metaphor (2022) (Article)
- Carroll’s CSR Pyramid: An Empirical Investigation of SME CSR Orientation (2021) (Article)
- How Relevant is Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets? (2011) (Article)
- Corporate Social Responsibility: From Construct to Praxis (2008) (Dissertation or Thesis)
- Corporate Responsibility in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: SME Social Performance: A Four-Cell Typology of Key Drivers and Barriers on Social Issues and Their Implications for Stakeholder Theory (2007) (Article)
- Corporate Social Responsibility: A Stakeholder Approach to Innovation. (2007) (Chapter)
- Making a Life or Making a Living: Cross-Cultural Comparisons of Business Students Work and Life Values in Canada and France (2007) (Article)
- An SME-HRM Best Practice Case: Jordá (2006) (Chapter)