Dr. Alfred Jaeger joined McGill's Faculty of Management in 1978. His prior academic appointments include Visiting Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He currently serves as Area Coordinator of the Organizational Behavior Area in the Desautels Faculty of Management as well as Associate Dean (Academic) of the Centre for Continuing Education. Previously, he served as Associate Dean - BCom Program (1988 - 1994) and Associate Dean - Masters Programs (1998 - 2004), both in the Faculty of Management.
Prof. Jaeger teaches Cross-Cultural Management and Organizational Behavior to undergraduate and MBA students and a doctoral seminar on Organizational Behavior and Theory.
Comparative management techniques, management in developing countries, globalization of managerial values and comparative negotiation are Prof. Jaeger's major research interests. His work emphasizes a cross-cultural approach. His publications include "Organization Development and National Culture: Where's the Fit?", Academy of Management Review (1986), Management in Developing Countries (1990, with R. Kanungo, Eds.), "National Entrepreneurial Potential: The Role of Culture, Economic Development and Political History" (2002) with S. Mueller and A. Thomas) in Advances in International Management, "The Effects Of Self-Emotion, Counterpart Emotion, and Counterpart Behavior on Negotiator Behavior: A Comparison of Individual-Level and Dyad-Level Dynamics" (2005 with A. Butt and J. N. Choi), Journal of Organizational Behavior and "Getting to Yes in China: Exploring Individual Differences in Chinese Negotiation Styles” (2005, with Z. Ma), Group Decision and Negotiation. Awarded the 1987 "Prix d'Excellence" for Best Article in Gestion for his work on organizational culture. Prof. Jaeger has published in such journals as Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies and Strategic Management Journal and has presented at numerous conferences and colloquia worldwide.
Through the McGill International Executive Institute, Prof. Jaeger has taught seminars in People Skills and is currently Academic Director for McGill of the Director’s Education Program (DEP), offered in conjunction with the Rotman School of Management and the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD).
Through his involvement with the Centre for International Studies (CIMS) at the Faculty, Prof. Jaeger has been active in directing linkages between McGill and Asian, European, South American and US institutions and in encouraging the internationalization of McGill's business students. He was Director of Student Exchanges at the Faculty from 1986 to 2004. Dr. Jaeger is a member of the Academy of Management, the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, the Strategic Management Society and the Academy of International Business.