Ann Langley
Emerita Professor
Department of management

B.A. (Mathematics), University of Oxford
M.A. (Operational Research), University of Lancaster
Ph. D. (Management), HEC Montréal

Strategic practices and processes
Complex organizations
Organizational change
Health care management
Qualitative research methods

Ann Langley is Emerita Professor at HEC Montréal. Until August 31, 2020. she held the Chair in Strategic Management in Pluralistic Settings. She completed her Ph.D. at HEC Montréal in 1987 after undergraduate and master’s training in the United Kingdom, and several years working in the private and public sectors as an analyst and consultant. She is author of thirteen books and over eighty articles. Her research deals with strategic processes and practices, with a particular emphasis on organizational change, decision making, leadership and innovation in pluralistic settings. She has a special interest in qualitative research methods. Ann Langley is currently Deputy Editor of Academy of Management Journal for qualitative research. She is also coeditor with Haridimos Tsoukas of the book series Perspectives on Process Organization Studies, published by Oxford University Press. She was co-editor of the journal  Strategic Organization from 2009 to 2022.