Dr. Michael J.B. Read

Dr. Michael Read

Contract Lecturer
Continuing Lecturer
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Academic Qualifications: 

Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Victoria, Canada, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration (OB, HR, OT), University of British Columbia, Canada, Sauder School of Business.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Industrial Management, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, Germany.

Bachelor of Science (BScE) in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Queen’s University, Canada.                                     

Date joined Lakehead: 
September 2019
Previous Teaching/Work: 

Professor of Management, Vancouver Island University. Taught upper-year electives for human resource and management majors as well as core MBA courses.

Sessional Instructor, University of Victoria. Taught undergraduate cohort introductory organizational behaviour and human resources courses.

Sessional Instructor, University of British Columbia. Taught sections of introductory organizational behaviour.

Research Interests: 

Organizational Coaching, Employee Wellness, Organizational Metaphor, Figurehead Branding.

Selected Publications:

Read, M.J.B. (2014). What coaches can learn from the history of jazz-based improvisation: A conceptual analysis. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring. 12(2), 10-23.

Read, M.J.B. (2013). The Importance of Improvisation in Coaching. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, 6(1), 47-56.

Read, M.J.B., & Klarner, T. (2012). Including Handedness in Group Diversity Research and Practice. Journal of Business Diversity, 12(2), 27-40.