Professor Gurpreet Kindra

Full Professor, Associate Director (EMP) and Section Head (Marketing and HRM-OB), TELFER School of Management, University of Ottawa, CANADA

Dr. Kindra is a recognized consultant in the public sector, has taught and consulted in many countries around the world. His consulting and training clients include Industry Canada, Environment Canada, Health Canada, Public Service Commission, Employment and Immigration, Public Works, Canadian International Development Agency, the Canadian Museum of Nature and The World Bank.

Dr. Kindra has appeared as Expert Witness to Parliamentary Committees as well in lawsuits involving the tobacco and health care industries. He has been extensively quoted on CBC, Global, Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, CP, Southam, and numerous other media. He is presently working on a World Bank project in the area of strategic communications for parliamentary staff in emerging democracies.

Author and co-author of several publications, Professor Kindra received the Best Applied Marketing Paper as well as the Fondation de Recherche en Administration de l’UniversitÈ de Sherbrooke awards at the 1990 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference for his paper Marketing Prescription for the Health Care Sector in Canada. Other publications include the award-winning standard Canadian text Consumer Behaviour in Canada, and Marketing Strategies for the Health Care Administrator, and research articles in Optimum, International Marketing Review, Canadian Journal of Administrative Studies, and European Journal of Business.

Dr. Kindra holds B.Sc. (Dalhousie, Canada), M.B.A. (Northwest Missouri State University, USA), Ph.D. (University of Iowa, USA), M.A. (University of Iowa, USA)

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