Russell Fralich

Associate Professor,  Department of Management

Russell Fralich

Contact information

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

Email : russell.fralich@hec.ca
Phone : 514 340-7107
Secretary: 514 340-6322
Fax : 514 340-5635
Office : 5.129

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering, McMaster University
  • Masters of Engineering, McMaster University
  • Ph. D., HEC Montréal

Expertise

  • Strategic management
  • Social capital and strategic decisions
  • Quantitative methods in strategy research

Current research

His research studies how social judgments of senior executives affect the quality of their strategic choices. He is particularly interested in understanding how media coverage and market reactions of executives influence subsequent strategic moves, executive behaviour, and organizational performance. His research is supported by a research grant from SSHRC.

This publication selection covers the last five years.


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Journal articles (3)


FRALICH, Russell, AHMADSIMAB, Alireza; « Forged at Workforce Entry? CEO Imprinting, Information Uncertainty and Merger Wave Timing », Journal of Management Studies, 2023 (status : online).

FRALICH, Russell, BITEKTINE, Alexandre B.; « “Invincibles” and “invisibles”: CEO status and the ‘Matthew effect’ in strategic decision-making », Long Range Planning : International Journal of Strategic Management, vol. 53, no 3, 2020, p. 1-21.

FRALICH, Russell, PAPADOPOULOS, Andrew; « The impact of target CEO celebrity on M&A premiums », Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences / Revue canadienne des sciences de l'administration, vol. 37, no 3, 2019, p. 268-282.

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Books (1)


HAFSI, Taïeb, FRALICH, Russell, KING, Brian; Le management stratégique : Synthèses et guides pour les managers, Les Éditions JFD inc., 2019.


This award and honor selection covers the last five years.


FRALICH, Russell
Most Inspirational Paper - EURAM 2022 Conference - SIG Strategic Management, Notre papier "Liabilities of (not) being known: CEO media visibiliy and acquisition timing in merger waves" (co-auteurs: Alireza Ahmadsimab et Marie-Ann Betchinger) a mérité le prix de 2022 Most Inspirational Paper lors de la conférence European Academy of Management (EURAM)., European Academy of Management (EURAM), 2022

FRALICH, Russell
2020 Emerald Literati Award - Outstanding Reviewer - Corporate Governance, Award for Outstanding Review of Corporate Governance Journal 2020, Emerald Publishing, Corporate Governance Journal, 2020

FRALICH, Russell
Honourable Mention, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) 2020 Conference., Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), 2020

FRALICH, Russell
Outstanding Reviewer Award, Strategic Management SIG (Strategic Interest Group), EURAM annual conference 2018, Outstanding academic reviewer of research papers submitted to the conference., European Academy of Management, 2018

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.

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Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (7)

Étude de la légitimité de l'entrée des PME Born Global dans une économie en développement : le cas des Émirats arabes unis , by Khalil Bendjelloul
August 2023

La technologie de l'information en tant qu'avantage concurrentiel pour les entreprises du secteur manufacturier , by Sally Bouthillier
August 2023

L'impact de la catégorisation sociale Underdog sur les comportements stratégiques des dirigeants , by Roxane Dont
August 2022

Comment l'empowerment des membres d'une institution financière coopérative agit comme source d'avantage concurrentiel pour celle-ci ? Le cas du Mouvement Desjardins , by Lancelot Silvestrin-Racine
August 2022

Underdog versus Topdog : l'influence du statut social du dirigeant sur le comportement stratégique organisationnel , by Clara Theillier
August 2022

La confiance comme source d'avantage concurrentiel dans un contexte d'expérience client numérique : le cas de Banque Nationale , by Andréanne Brousseau
November 2020

In codirection with : BELLAVANCE, François
iagnostic stratégique et Implémentation d'un modèle de prévision des évènements de maintenance des moteurs Pratt & Whitney Canada dans le cadre de la réglementation "ADS-B Out" aux États-Uni , by Nicolas Carrara
September 2019

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Integrative project supervision – Master's (1)

Quelles sont les différentes façons de faire de la RSE dans une stratégie d'entreprise ? , by Fiona Serradimigni
November 2021


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