Research Projects

Global Business Futures Initiative (GBFI)

Corporate Longevity Research Grants Program

In May 2020, the GBFI initiated the Corporate Longevity Research Grants program to encourage and support ideas on corporate longevity across all disciplines and internal research teams within the Haskayne School of Business.

Seed grants were provided to five research projects across four disciplines: Marketing, Strategy, Finance, and Entrepreneurship in 2020.


The Influence of Top Management Team Human Capital on Firm Adaptation – An Organizational Life Stage Perspective

Research Team Leader: James Agarwal - Haskayne research professor, marketing

Governance for Longevity

Research Team Leader: Liena Kano - associate professor, strategy & global management

Strategic Responsiveness and Resilience after Crises

Research Team Leader: Mohammad Keyhani - associate professor, entrepreneurship and strategy & David Rockefeller Fellow at the Trilateral Commission

If You Want to Maximize Profits, Manage for the Long-Term

Research Team Leader: J. Ari Pandes - associate professor, finance

Impact of Pivotal Events in Influencing Corporate Longevity for Medium Sized Enterprises in Alberta

Research Team Leader: Chad Saunders - assistant professor, entrepreneurship & innovation