Business Administration Department
Room 654 Drake Centre
181 Freedman Crescent
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V4
The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. More
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, R3T 2N2
Sean is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. He earned his PhD from the Schulich School of Business at York University. Sean’s research broadly focuses on the relationships among actors, institutions, and social and environmental issues, and specifically seeks to understand the dynamics of change and stability in organizational fields, industries, and occupations struggling with environmental sustainability, economic inequality, or stigmatization. His research has been published in Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Human Relations, Journal of World Business, and Organization. He teaches Business and Society (GMGT 1010) at Asper.
Ruebottom, T., Buchanan, S., Voronov, M., & Toubiana, M (2021). Commercializing the Practice of Voyeurism: How Organizations Leverage Authenticity and Transgression to Create Value. Academy of Management Review. Forthcoming.
Phung, K., Buchanan, S., Toubiana, M., Ruebottom, T., & Turchick‐Hakak, L. (2021). When stigma doesn’t transfer: Stigma deflection and occupational stratification in the sharing economy. Journal of Management Studies. Forthcoming.
Buchanan, S., Ruebottom, T., and Riaz, S. (2018). “Categorizing Competence: Consumer Debt and the Reproduction of Gender-based Status Differences.” Organization Studies, 39(9): 1179-1202. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0170840617736933
Buchanan, S. and Marques, J.C. (2018) “How Home Country Industry Associations Influence MNE international CSR Practices: Evidence from the Canadian Mining Industry.” Journal of World Business, 53(1), 63-74. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1090951617305825
Riaz, S., Buchanan, S., and Ruebottom, T. (2016). “Rhetoric of Epistemic Authority: Defending Field Positions during the Financial Crisis.” Human Relations, 69(7): 1533-1561.