Advisory Board

Meet the distinguished professors who oversee the selection criteria for the Canada's Top 100 Employers competition

A blue-ribbon Academic Advisory Board oversees the selection criteria for each year's Canada's Top 100 Employers competition. The distinguished panel members, drawn from universities across Canada, have each written or edited a major human resources textbook in Canada:

Dr. Daniel A. Ondrack is Professor Emeritus at the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto), with a cross-appointment to the Centre for Industrial Relations. He has been a visiting professor at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels, Belgium; Groningen University in the Netherlands; the London Business School; ITESM in Mexico; INSEAD in France; and most recently at the University of Hong Kong. He was recently appointed as an Honorary Professor of Human Resources at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management. Dr. Ondrack has also been a Vice-President and Member of the Board of both the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario (HRPAO) and the Society for Human Resource Management in the USA. A distinguished leader in organizational behaviour and strategic human resources management, Dr. Ondrack holds degrees from the University of Alberta (BComm), the University of Toronto (MBA), and the University of Michigan (PhD). His main research interests include the alignment of human resource management with corporate strategy and structure; organization design and strategy for organization change; international human resource management; cross-cultural issues in management; and management of mergers and amalgamations. Dr. Ondrack serves as the Chair of the Academic Advisory Board for the Canada's Top 100 Employers project.

Dr. Andrew Templer is Professor of Management & Labour Studies at the University of Windsor Odette School of Business. Dr. Templer earned his MSc from London School of Economics and his doctorate from the University of Witwatersrand. He has published more than 70 academic papers in such distinguished scholarly journals as Personnel Psychology, Human Resources Professional, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, International Journal of Management and the Journal of Managerial Psychology. He is also the author of several business management textbooks in Canada and serves as general editor of Pearson Education Canada's series for HR professionals. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario.