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Greg Richards

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Adjunct Professor
Executive in Residence
Vice-Dean (Graduate Programs)
M.A. (uOttawa), M.B.A. (uOttawa), Ph.D. (Carleton)
DMS 6106 & 99 Bank Street
613-562-5800 x 4767
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Research Initiatives

Professor Richards conducts research into organizational performance management, Business Intelligence and Business Analytic practices and outcomes in public and private sector organizations. He leads the Centre for Business Analytics and Performance that explores emerging technical and social issues related to analytics, Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence. He also coordinates the BDO/Interis Public Sector Performance Management research cluster that examines performance strategies unique to public management.


Professor Richards has taught Strategy, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Organization Design and Change Management. He currently teaches courses on Corporate Performance Management and Business Intelligence/Business Analytics in the MBA and EMBA programs. In addition, he teaches the Management Consulting course and coordinates the MBA Consulting project.

Industry Experience

Prior to his academic appointment, Professor Richards worked at Transport Canada and at Consulting and Audit Canada as well as with Cognos Incorporated. He also has over 20 years of consulting experience and is a Certified Management Consultant, a Fellow of the CMC-Ontario Institute of Management Consultants, and an Academic Fellow of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes.

Publications during the last 7 years

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Akhigbe, O., Amyot, D., Richards. D. and Lessard, L. 2021. GoRIM: A Model-Driven Method for Enhancing Regulatory Intelligence. Software and Systems Modeling.
  • Calof, J.L., Santilli, P. and Richards, G.S. 2017. Insight through open intelligence. Journal of Intelligence Studies in Business, 7(3): 62-73.
  • Calof, J.L., Mirabeau, L. and Richards, G.S. 2015. Towards an Environmental Awareness Model Integrating Formal and Informal Mechanisms - Lessons from the Demise of Nortel. Journal of Intelligence Studies in Business, 5(1): 57-69.
  • Mohammadi, M., Al-Azab, F., Raahemi, B., Richards, G.S., Jaworska, N., Smith, D.C., de la Salle, S., Blier, P. and Knott, V. 2015. Data Mining EEG Signals in Depression for their Diagnostic Value. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 15(1): 108.
  • Calof, J.L., Richards, G.S. and Smith, J.E. 2015. Foresight, competitive intelligence and business analytics - tools for making industrial programs more efficient. Foresight Russia, 9(1): 68-81.
  • Richards, G.S. and Duxbury, L. 2015. Work Group Knowledge Acquisition in Public Sector Organizations: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 25(4): 1247-1277.
  • Goh, S.C., Elliott, C. and Richards, G.S. 2015. Performance management in Canadian public organizations: Findings of a multi-case study. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 64(2): 157-174.
  • Ozer, R. and Richards, G.S. 2015. Optimizing surgical capacity for a rural hospital using Monte Carlo simulation. Journal for Healthcare Quality.

Chapters in Books

  • Calof, J.L., Richards, G.S. and Smith, J.E. Foresight, Competitive Intelligence and Business Analytics for Developing and Running Better Programmes. In Meissner, D.. Deploying Foresight for Policy and Strategy Makers Creating Opportunities Through Public Policies and Corporate Strategies in Science, Technology and Innovation. Boston, MA, USA: Springer, 2016.

Funded Research during the last 7 years

Funded Research during the last 7 years
From-To Source Title * ** Role Amount
2013-2015 Ontario Centres of Excellence Inc. Healthnow! Development of online patient engagement prototype (with Dr. Laith Bustani and Dr. Jom Aw) R G Co-PI $ 48,000


C: Contract (R and D) | E: Equipment Grant | R: Research Grant | S: Support Award | P: Pedagogical Grant | O: Other, U: Unknown

C: Granting Councils | G: Government | F: Foundations | I: UO Internal Funding | O: Other | U: Unknown

PI = Principal Investigator | Co-I = Co-Investigator | Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator

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