Ann Langley is the chairholder of the Chair in Strategic Management in Pluralistic Settings, professor of management at HEC Montréal and codirector of the Strategy as Practice Study Group at HEC Montréal. She completed her undergraduate and master’s degrees in the United Kingdom and obtained her Ph.D. in management at HEC Montreal in 1987 after several years working in both private and public sectors as an analyst and consultant. Read more
The Chair in Strategic Management in Pluralistic Settings was created in 2008 to carry out research on strategic management processes and practices appropriate to “pluralistic” settings, i.e., organizational contexts where objectives and values are multiple and ambiguous, where power and influence are shared among a variety of stakeholders, and where the knowledge required to make decisions is distributed among people at many levels and in different positions. Read more.