Dara Kelly and Jordyn Hrenyk

Dara Kelly (pictured) is an assistant professor of Indigenous business at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. She is from the Leq’á:mel First Nation, part of the Stó:lō Coast Salish, and teaches in the Executive MBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership program, and on Indigenous business environments within full-time and part-time MBA programs. Jordyn Hrenyk began a PhD program at the Beedie School of Business in September 2019. She is a second-year, post-comps PhD candidate in the Strategy specialization.

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A Call to Decolonize Business Schools

The authors call for business schools to re-evaluate the symbols we are promoting. Who are we elevating? Which ideologies? Specifically, we ask that business schools do the work to not just Indigenize (add to), but decolonize (unlearn).

11 months ago