Prof. Ruthanne Huising

Ruthanne Huising is an ethnographer of work and organizations. She studies how organizations respond to external pressures to change and the implications of these changes for professional control and expertise. Across her various projects she has observed how organizations negotiate regulatory change (Human Pathogens and Toxins Act), auditing fads (Environmental Management Systems), efficiency efforts (Ontario perioperative coaching program), management ideas (BPR), and the complex responses of scientists, biosafety officers, health physicists, surgeons, nurses, and administrators.

Professor Huising is an award-winning researcher and teacher. She has published her work in Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Regulation & Governance. She is Senior Editor at Organization Science. The relevance of her research to practice is recognized by managers and regulators. Huising is regularly invited to share her work with practitioners and her research has directly influenced regulatory policy in Canada and the United Kingdom.

Professor Huising received her Ph.D. from the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T. Prior to joining emlyon, Professor Huising was as Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar at McGill University.

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