Dr. Rosemary A. McGowan
Associate Professor, Leadership (OB/HRM)
Contact InformationEmail: email@example.com
Phone: 519.756.8228 ext.5706
Office Location: SC Johnson - SCJ 310
Office Hours: By appointment
Academic BackgroundDr. Rosemary A. McGowan is an Associate Professor in the Leadership Program at Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford campus. Dr. McGowan’s research explores organizational discourse and focuses on women in management, perceptions of employment equity, work and family/eldercare challenges, as well as managerial roles and identities. In addition, she has co-authored papers on the experiences of college transfer students attending university. She is a published case writer. Her teaching interests include leadership, organizational behaviour, project management, and organization theory.
PhD (Schulich School of Business, York University)
MBA (Graduate Gold Medal, School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University)
MA (Psychology, University of Waterloo)
B.A. (Psychology, University of Toronto)
OL/CT 224 (Organizational Leadership)
OL310 (Organizational Strategy)
OL 312 (Human Issues in Organizations)
OL 320 (Leaders and Organizations: Contemporary Case Studies)
OL 480 (Project Management and Practicum)
BU398 (Organizational Behaviour II - Organization Theory)
BU694J (Introduction to Project Management)
Research Publications and Research-based Cases
2010 McGowan, R.A. and Ng, E. Employment equity: Discourse analysis of employee perceptions of EE. Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Administrative Sciences Association Annual Conference. Published in Conference Proceedings (May, 2010).
2009 McGowan, R.A. John Hamilton’s Work and Eldercare Dilemma: Break the Silence? Sustain the Silence? Invited for republication in: E. Raufflet & A.J. Mills (Eds.), The dark side: Critical cases on the dark side of business (pp. 24-35). Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing Limited.
2009 Bladowski, M. & McGowan, R.A. The international career opportunity: From dream to nightmare in eight weeks. Invited for republication in: E. Raufflet & A.J. Mills (Eds.), The dark side: Critical cases on the dark side of business (pp. 72-87). Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing Limited.
2006 McGowan, R.A., & Gawley, T. “The University side of the college transfer experience: Insights from University staff.” College Quarterly. Summer, 2006, 9(3).
2006 Gawley, T., & McGowan, R.A. “Learning the ropes: A case study of the academic and social experiences of college transfer students within a developing university-college articulation framework.” College Quarterly. Summer 2006, 9(3).