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Mehdi Rhaiem

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Assistant Professor
B.A. (École supérieure de commerce de Tunis), M.Sc. (UQAR), Ph.D. (uLaval), Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Polytechnique Montréal)
DMS 7112
613-562-5800 x 1228
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Mehdi Rhaiem earned a PhD in business administration from Laval University before receiving post-doctoral funding from the Fonds de recherche du Québec to conduct research at Polytechnique Montréal. He is also a member of the Canada Research Chair in Management and Economics of Innovation, and of the Partnership for the Organization of Innovation and New Technologies (4POINT0) at Polytechnique Montréal.

Before arriving at the Telfer School of Management, he taught management and strategy courses to both graduate and undergraduate students at the Faculty of Business Administration of Laval University.

Professor Rhaiem’s research focuses mainly on how to measure efficiency in organizations, the management and transfer of knowledge, the strategic management of innovation, and the evaluation of research and of science and technology systems. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Business Research, Scientometrics and Applied Economics. He has also presented his research at prestigious international conferences in Canada, the US, and Europe. His current research deals with measuring digital maturity in manufacturing industries by taking into account technological, managerial and organizational factors in order to target areas for improvement to help businesses become intelligent organizations.

Publications during the last 7 years

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Amara, N. and Rhaiem, M. 2024. Business scholars’ time allocation under the lens of the self-managed approach of academic’s role and the outcome-focused perspective of university’s strategic management. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 1-46.
  • Rhaiem, M. and Amara, N. 2020. Determinants of Research Efficiency in Canadian Business Schools: Evidence from Scholar-level Data. Scientometrics, 125: 53-99.
  • Amara, N., Rhaiem, M. and Halilem, N. 2020. Assessing research efficiency of Canadian scholars in the management field: Evidence from DEA and fsQCA analysis. Journal of Business Research, 115: 296-306.
  • Rhaiem, M. and Bornmann, L. 2018. Reference Publication Year Spectroscopy (RPYS) with publications in the area of academic efficiency studies: What are the historical roots of this research topic? Applied Economics, 50: 1442-1453.
  • Rhaiem, M. 2017. Measurement and determinants of academic research efficiency: a systematic review of the evidence. Scientometrics, 110: 581–615.

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