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Alireza Ahmadsimab

Associate Professor,  Department of Management

Alireza Ahmadsimab

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email : alireza.ahmadsimab@hec.ca
Phone : 514 340-6015
Secretary: 514 340-6322
Fax : 514 340-5635
Office : 5.261

Other title(s)

  • Forthcoming


  • Ph. D. (Business Administration), ESSEC Business School
  • M. A., ESSEC Business School
  • MBA, Sharif University of Technology

Current research

  • Forthcoming

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (5)

FRALICH, Russell, AHMADSIMAB, Alireza; « Forged at Workforce Entry? CEO Imprinting, Information Uncertainty and Merger Wave Timing », Journal of Management Studies, 2025 (status : online).

ABID, Muhammad, BOTHELLO, Joel, UL-HAQ, Shoaib, AHMADSIMAB, Alireza; « The Morality of Informality: Exploring binary oppositions in counterfeit markets », Organization Studies, vol. 44, no 5, 2023, p. 687-711.

AHMADSIMAB, Alireza, CHOWDHURY, Imran; « Managing Tensions and Divergent Institutional Logics in Firm–NPO Partnerships », Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 168, no 3, 2021, p. 651-670.

ASHRAF, Naeem, PINKSE, Jonatan, AHMADSIMAB, Alireza, UL-HAQ, Shoaib, BADAR, Kamal; « Divide and rule: The effects of diversity and network structure on a firm's sustainability performance », Long Range Planning : International Journal of Strategic Management, vol. 52, no 6, 2019, p. 1-19.

ASHRAF, Naeem, AHMADSIMAB, Alireza, PINKSE, Jonatan; « From Animosity to Affinity: The Interplay of Competing Logics and Interdependence in Cross‐Sector Partnerships », Journal of Management Studies, vol. 54, no 6, 2017, p. 793-822.

This award and honor selection covers the last five years.

Ranked among Best 40 Under 40 Professors in the 8th annual ranking of Poets & Quants, 2020 Best 40 Under 40 Professors: https://www.hec.ca/en/news/2020/alireza-ahmadsimab-one-of-the-best-40-under-40-mba-professors.html Interview with Poets & Quants website: https://poetsandquants.com/2020/04/29/2020-best-40-under-40-professors-alireza-ahmadsimab-hec-montreal/?pq-category=business-school-news, Poets & Quants, 2019

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (1)

La résistance au changement en contexte entrepreneurial et la capacité de changement des PME , by Julie Lacasse Côté
March 2023