University of Calgary

Oleksiy Osiyevskyy

  • Director - GBFI
  • Associate Professor
  • Future Fund Fellowship
  • Associate Dean - Professor Graduate Programs

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Research Interests

Strategic Research Themes:

Research Areas & Interests

Primary research interest:strategic entrepreneurship [entrepreneurial strategies for achieving and sustaining superior firm performance].

Research topics: business models (ontological perspective, structure, innovation, change, performance implications), corporate entrepreneurship & innovation (disruptive innovations, organizational drivers of innovativeness, innovation in crisis times), new venture development, corporate reputation, advanced statistics.


2010-2014: PhD in Management (focus on entrepreneurship & innovation), Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary (Canada).

Dissertation: Established firms’ strategic decision making when faced with low-end disruptive innovation. Available from:

2008-2009: Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of New Brunswick (Canada) and International Institute of Business (Ukraine).

2005-2008: MSc in Finance, Kyiv National Economic University (Ukraine).

2003-2005: MSc in Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (Ukraine).

1999-2003: BSc in Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (Ukraine).


Dr. Oleksiy Osiyevskyy is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. In his scholarship, Oleksiy concentrates on the problem of achieving and sustaining firm growth through successfully engaging in entrepreneurial strategies. Particular areas of expertise include analyzing and designing innovative business models, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of corporate innovation practices, and evidence-based strategies for developing high-growth new ventures. Dr. Osiyevskyy’s scholarly achievements were recognized with the prestigious Canadian Izaak Killam Memorial Scholarship (during his PhD studies), and numerous awards from the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Moreover, his research was included in the list of ‘research projects taking place at Canadian universities that teach important lessons for today's business leaders' by the Canadian Business Magazine. Before joining Haskayne School of Business, he was an Assistant Professor in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University (Boston), from 2014 till 2017.


Selected publications

  • Meyer, M.H., Osiyevskyy, O., Libaers, D., & van Hughten, M. (2018). Does product platforming pay off? Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35(1), 66–87.

  • Agarwal, J., Stackhouse, M., & Osiyevskyy, O. (2018). I love that company: Look how ethical, prominent, and efficacious it is – a triadic organizational reputation (TOR) scale. Journal of Business Ethics, 153(3), 889-910.

  • Osiyevskyy, O. & Dewald, J. (2015). Explorative versus exploitative business model change: the cognitive antecedents of firm-level responses to disruptive innovation. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 9(1), 58-78.

  • Agarwal, J., Osiyevskyy, O., & Feldman, P.M. (2015). Corporate reputation measurement: Alternative factor structures, nomological validity, and organizational outcomes. Journal of Business Ethics, 130(2), 485-506.

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