Professor Magda Donia has been awarded a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for her research project entitled Leading multicultural global virtual teams. This project will contribute sound measurement tools of virtual multicultural global leadership competencies and capabilities and test the use of an intervention with the aim of improving leader performance in this complex context.
Professor Donia, who is an assistant professor at the Telfer School of Management, earned a PhD in Administration and an MSc from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University, as well as a BA in Political Science from McGill University.
Professor Donia's main research interests focus on the role of feedback on performance and the motivations (actual and attributed) underlying individual and organizational behaviors giving exceeding formal role expectations. She will receive $109,000 from SSHRC over five years.